Konica Minolta 60mm f/2.8 Macro Lens Patent

Konica Minolta 60mm f/2.8 Macro Lens Patent

Konica Minolta has patented a new macro optic in Japan. The new patent describes a Konica Minolta 60mm f/2.8 Macro lens designed for mirrorless cameras with APS-C- sized image sensor.

A new lens patent spotted by Egami. The new 60mm f/2.8 lens seems to be optimized for contrast AF and video. It has macro capabilities.

When we look at the patent application the macro optic will have a lens construction with 10 elements in 10 groups. It also has 1 ED element. The lens expected to become official by the end of 2016. 

Konica Minolta Patent for 60mm f/2.8 Macro Lens

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Take a look at the patent reports translated by google

Description, self-interpretation of the patent literature

  • Patent Publication No. 2016-90725
    • Published 2016.5.23
    • Filing date 2014.10.31
  • Example 1
    • Fl 59.997 44.432
    • Fno. 2.900 3.565
    • ω 13.316 11.080
    • y’max 14.200 14.200
    • TL 95.158 95.158
    • BF 15.446 15.446
  • Example 5
    • Fl 59.994 27.915
    • Fno. 2.900 4.124
    • ω 13.316 10.292
    • y’max 14.200 14.200
    • TL 96.488 96.488
    • BF 15.188 15.188

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