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[Rollei] Oh, no, not Planar vs. Xenotar!
- Subject: [Rollei] Oh, no, not Planar vs. Xenotar!
- From: Gary Toop <gtoop
- Date: Wed, 21 Jun 2000 20:25:35 -0400 (EDT)
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From: Bob Shell <bob >
Sent: Wednesday, June 21, 2000 10:13 AM
> Zeiss says in their literature that the Planar is designed for a flat
> field, thus its name.
I remember that - but didn't Schneider also claim that the Xenotar had a
flatter field than earlier lenses?
(BTW - I should add, in case anyone is wondering, that I am not suggesting
that the Planar is better than the Xenotar (or vice versa). I am just
curious about what you might call the "signature" or "character" of the