Bogen Arcar wide angle lens?? : LUSENET : Large format photography : One Thread


Just recently aquired a 90mm Bogen Arcar f6.3 wide angle lense. Can anyone tell me anything about this lens? All i know is that it's made in Japan.

Any info would be appreciated, Shannon

-- Shannon Stuckey (, April 09, 2000



The Bogen Arcar is made by Yamazaki Optical Company in Japan. Their trade name is "Congo". They have a website, but it will take some digging for me to find it. They specialize in 4 element tessar type lenses.

I've had the 180 f/6.3 for about 22 years now, & i've been quite happy with it.

If I find their website, I'll post it here.


-- Ted Brownlee (OMFBH@AOL.COM), April 10, 2000.


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-- Ted Brownlee (, April 10, 2000.

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