Voigtlander COLOR SKOPAR 20mm F3.5 SL II Aspherical (for Nikon Ai-s) announced

Feb 15, 2009

Mapcamera.com (translation here) has posted a news bit about a new Voigtlander SL II lens for Nikon and Pentax.

The Voigtlander COLOR SKOPAR 20mm F3.5 SL II Aspherical (for Nikon Ai-s) has the following specs:

  • Expected Release Date: 2009 February 28
  • Focal length: 20mm
  • Angle: 94 degrees
  • Relative aperture: 1:3.5
  • This lens: minimum aperture 6 of 9 pieces: F22
  • Minimum focusing distance: 0.2m
  • Number of diaphragm blades: 9 piece weight: 205g
  • Maximum Overall Length × diameter: 63 × 28.8mm
  • Filter size: 52mm
  • Mounting: Ai-s (CPU-Chip)
  • Other: Hood (optional) Round threaded

The price will be announced on the day of release.

I contacted Stephen Gandy of Cameraquest.com (Authorized US distributor of CV lenses and cameras) and he is taking pre-orders via Paypal now through March 1, 2009. To place a pre-order send $100 USD (refundable) to [email protected] and state that this is a reservation for this lens is the details section.