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Main—40/2 Ultron SL II

The Voigtlander 40/2 Ultron is the smallest lens available for Nikon cameras today, though it’s solid metal construction means that it weighs in at a surprisingly heavy 200 grams. It ships with a dome-shaped lens hood and a close-up lens that allows 1:4 magnification. For those that want to travel light and compact, it’s a terrifice choice. Please Voigtlander, make a 24mm f/2 Ultron!

Sample variation

I’ve purchased my own copy of the 40/2 Ultron just recently. Its performance is consistent with the sample used for this review.


See general ergonomics for both lenses.

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