Schneider lens dating
Are Schneider lenses any good?
Schneider camera lenses are renowned for their quality and have equipped many luxury cameras to this day, including the recent Alpa 12WA and 12/SWA, Rollei 6006, and the Linhof Technorama panoramic camera. They continue to offer a full line of view camera lenses, including specialized ones for digital capture backs.
Where are Schneider lenses made?
Part of the serial number sequence of lenses made by Joseph Schneider & Co, Kreuznach, Germany. Schneider lenses made in Göttingen (the plant which later became ISCO) follow a different sequence.
Where can I find the serial number on a Schneider lens?
The serial nº (1129216) is found on the bezel of the rear cell (inside the body) Part of the serial number sequence of lenses made by Joseph Schneider & Co, Kreuznach, Germany. Schneider lenses made in Göttingen (the plant which later became ISCO) follow a different sequence.
What is the difference between Schneider and Isco lenses?
Schneider lenses made in Göttingen (the plant which later became ISCO) follow a different sequence.
What happened to Isco lenses?
ISCO was purchased back by three parties: Kurt Lindstedt (the then managing director of ISCO), the Optical Radiation Corporation (who became the distributor of ISCO lenses in the U.S. cinema market), and an third unnamed party. Schneider and ISCO parted ways for a while and even had a legal battle over the name “Cinelux”, which Schneider won.
What is the difference between Red Isco and blue Isco lenses?
Red or Blue Isco anamorphic lenses, although rare, have SIX elements and have tremendous resolving power. These Isco Micro anamorphic lenses have superior corner sharpness and unmatched corner-to-corner illumination.
Can I use Isco lenses for single focus anamorphic shooting?
The smaller Isco lenses are easily turned into single focus lenses Honorable mentions: Kowa Bell & Howell, Sankor, other Japanese clones of Isco can work well for DSLR anamorphic. For more details, keep on reading. We have even adapted Isco Anamorphic lenses for single focus anamorphic shooting!
What are the different types of ISCO projector lenses?
ISCO also had other lines of projector lenses such as the ISCO Cinelux, ISCO Ultra MC, ISCO Super Kiptar, and ISCO Cinelux Xenon. These lines of lenses had different coatings and max apertures.