Which Canon FD lenses are aspherical?
|Lens||Mount||Filter Size (mm)|
|Canon FD 85mm f/ 1.2 SSC Aspherical||Canon FD FL||72|
|Canon FD 85mm f/ 1.8 S.S.C.||Canon FD FL||55|
|Canon FDn 100mm f/ 2||Canon FD FL||52|
|Canon FDn 135mm f/ 2||Canon FD FL||72|
What is an SSC lens?
Stands for Super Spectra Coating and is used on lenses to help reduce ghosting and flare. Further improvements to lens aberrations can be made by using several coatings on the surface of a lens element. This allows corrections for different wavelengths of light. SSC is Canon’s name for its multi-coating process.
Do Canon FD lenses fit EF mount?
Precise construction makes it easy to attach these adapted lenses to your camera and keeps it secure during use. This adapter enables the use of Canon FD lenses on Canon EF/EF-S-mount cameras, meaning you can now use your existing stable of lenses on your current camera.
What is difference between Canon FL and FD lenses?
FL lenses work on older bodies that require stop-down metering and with stop-down metering on full-aperture metering bodies. The more recent FD lenses are much more common used, and work both on full-aperture-metering bodies and in stopped-down mode on older, stopped-down-metering bodies.
What is the difference between FD and FL lens?
FL lenses were designed for use on Canon SLR’s of the 1960’s. They only offer “stop-down” metering, meaning that you have to stop the lens down to it’s taking aperture to take a meter reading. FD lenses came out in 1971 and offered “full-aperture” metering for use on the Canon F-1 and FTb (and others).
What does SSC stand for on Canon lenses?
Nicknamed ‘chrome nose’ lenses, these used two new proprietary lens coatings, designated “S.C.” (Spectra Coating) and “S.S.C.” (Super Spectra Coating), but neither coating was signified on the front of the lens. These were both multi-coatings, but indicated two quality grades.
Can you adapt FD to EF?
This adapter enables the use of Canon FD lenses on Canon EF/EF-S-mount cameras, meaning you can now use your existing stable of lenses on your current camera. It is also very secure, holding the lens in place without any wobble sometimes associated with the adapting process.
Do FL lenses fit FD mount?
It was introduced in April 1964 with the Canon FX camera, replacing the previous Canon R lens mount. The FL mount was in turn replaced in 1971 by the Canon FD lens mount. FL lenses can also be used on FD-mount cameras. Many mirrorless interchangeable-lens cameras are able to use Canon FL lenses via an adapter.
What is a breech lock on a Canon lens?
Canon’s first iteration of the FD breech-lock, extended forward from the earlier R- and FL-series lenses, utilized a rotating mounting ring at the rear of the lens; the lens body itself did not rotate for mounting. Its minor disadvantage was a somewhat slower lens change than a bayonet.
Can I use breech lock lenses on any FD camera?
The original breech-lock FD lenses and the New FD lenses are completely functionally interchangeable, and may each be used on any FD camera body. A minor operational difference between New FD and earlier lenses occurs only when using a Canon New F-1 body with the AE Finder FN in aperture preferred AE mode.
Do breech lock lenses have better build quality than bayonet lenses?
I used to have a Canon 50mm f/1.8 bayonet mount lens and it was rather “plastic-y” though optically it was fine. I’m wondering if the older breech lock lenses had a better build quality compared to the bayonet mount versions. By better build quality I mean more metal, less plastic; more solidly built.
What kind of coating is on the front of breech lock lenses?
The second series of breech-lock FD lenses (1973-1976), which discontinued the chrome barrel front, is engraved “S.C.” in white or “S.S.C.” in red on the front of the lens. The S.S.C. coating was extended to most lenses in this series. The basic S.C. coating was, for the most part, limited to the least expensive lenses.