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[Rollei] Oh, no, not Planar vs. Xenotar!

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From: Bob Shell <bob  >
Sent: Wednesday, June 21, 2000 10:13 AM

> Zeiss says in their literature that the Planar is designed for a flat
> field, thus its name.
> Bob

I remember that - but didn't Schneider also claim that the Xenotar had a
flatter field than earlier lenses?

(BTW - I should add, in case anyone is wondering, that I am not suggesting
that the Planar is better than the Xenotar (or vice versa).  I am just
curious about what you might call the "signature" or "character" of the
two lenses.)

Gary Toop