PE & E-II 500mm F/8

E-II 500mm F8:
A super telephoto focal length equivalent to 300mm in 35mm. This lens will blur the background wide open but stopped down will provide excellent depth of field.

PE 500mm F8
This ultimate telephoto lens contains Low Dispersion (LD) glass elements to reduce internal flare and aberrations. The use of floating elements increases the lenses performance and sharpness. This lens utilizes PE coatings and is a completely different optical design from the E-II 500.
 

 
E-II
PE
Lens Construction
6 groups 7 elements
6 groups 7 elements
Angle of View
8
8.1
F stop range
F8 - 45
(with full stop detents)
F8 - 64
(with half stop detents)
Diaphragm
Fully Automatic
Fully Automatic
Minimum Focus Distance
8.5meters/ 27.7feet
8 meters / 26 feet
Shutter
Seiko #0 (electronic control) plus T (time exposure) & B (bulb)
Seiko #0 (electronic control) plus T (time exposure) & B (bulb)
Filter Size
95mm screw - in type
122mm screw - in type
Lens hood
built in
built in
Size
267mmx 102mm / 10.5 in x 4 in
318mmx139mm / 12.5 in x 5.5 in
Weight
1890g / 4.2 lbs
3760g / 8.4 lbs
35mm equivalent focal length
300mm
300mm