Rodenstock Aperture Only Lens
Rodenstock's supply of Copal shutters ran out in 2019 and Rodenstock has not produced a lens with a Copal shutter option since. During 2019, Rodenstock designed and manufactured a new Aperture-Only (AO) or Aperture-Stop mount and deliveries began in late 2019.
Please note: Rodenstock AO lenses do not provide a sync terminal for strobe lighting. Exposure control and strobe syncing must be controlled by the capture device - a digital back or digital camera.
Additionally, using the electronic shutter of a digital back or mirrorless camera may have drawbacks for some photographers with fast moving activity - people, vehicles, etc. in motion or with 1/60s (or higher) flash syncing. The effect is called rolling shutter and is greatest when fast moving subjects pass by close to the camera position. There should be few problems for the technical camera user with landscapes and architecture, or for studio view camera photographers shooting static subjects.
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