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Clean inside zeiss 50mm 1.7 planar

There is dirt inside the lens. No signs of tampering.

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Carl zeiss 2/28 lens

I don't know what the question is but:

1.) Get the 50mm 1.4, instead of that one.
2.) Yes, it will confirm focus on most cameras. But you will have to manually do it.
3.) Yes, it has adapters for Canon and Nikon.

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There are a series of small brass "buttons" on the outside bottom of the lens where contact is established. If a new lens, there may be some dirt or grease on them preventing contack. Wipe lens and camera buttons carefully with a lent free cloth and retry. Then it is time to go back to the seller.

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Nikon d300s

As the name states, this is a manual focus lens. As such, it does not have autofocus capabilities.

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Fix aperture zeiss pancolar 50mmF1.8 Zebra

  • Aperture problems on this lens are normally caused by grease on the diaphragm blades. The only solution is to dismantle from the back. When the iris is exposed wipe over with lint free cloth or cotton buds with a small drop of solvent such as lightr fuel or meths. Wipe over with a dry cloth afterwards. Get used to how to dismantle and reassemble the lens, you might have to do this more than once.

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Hello, I have a Zeiss Pancolour lens 1.8/50mm which has become stiff to turn when adjusting the focal distance. I suppose the original lubrication has become rather old! Please is there a simple solution...

Please take your lens to a certified dealer. They can take it apart in a clean environment. You should not try to clean / relubricate it at home, as this will most possibly do permanent damage to your lens.

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Re. Contax 167MT problem -- When the depth of field button is pressed the lens does not close down to the set aperture. Also when the shutter release button is pressed the lens does not close down. My two...

The 80s 167MT uses good old fashioned mechanical links between the camera body and lens. Remove the lens, and press the depth of field button. If you don't see the lever that connects the aperture control from in the camera body to the lens move, then something's obviouly broken in the camera body.

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Will it fit nikon d300

No it will not. You have to get only lens that have the right mount for Nikon. This one probably does not have, Unless it's designed especialy for Nikon, which I doubt.

Feb 23, 2010 | Contax Normal 50mm f/1.7 Carl Zeiss Planar...

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I have a tasco 2x7x32mm which has fogged up, It is to have a lifetime warranty and am looking for information on getting it repaired?

Can you unscrew or detach the front lens? You should be able to do this.

Get some eyeglass Zeiss cleaning tissues from Wal Mart, and clean it, very gently. Brush it off first with a clean camel hair brush.

If it is fogged BETWEEN the lens then it must go back to Tasco.

This is a VERY small diameter telescope. The same size as a pair of 10x50mm binoculars. You would have a better view of the sky with the binoculars. Warranty service

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There's fungus inside the rear element - how do I remove the glass to get at it?

Any way you want.
The problem with fungus is that it etches the glass, which then has to be replaced. Unless you can find a stockpile of Contax 50mm f/1.7 Planar T* lenses for a replacement part, you'll have to buy another lens.

Let alone the recalibrating after replacing the lens element.

Sorry about that.

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Fd 50mm 1:1.8 s.c. Dirt on inner surface of inner-most lens element

You can clean this off by opening the camera and GENTLY blowing it out with canned air. DO NOT tilt the can. The moisture will damage your lenses.

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