Rapid Rectilinear

A lens that is symmetrical about its aperture stop with four elements in two groups.

The Rapid Rectilinear is a famous photographic lens design.

The Rapid Rectilinear is a lens that is symmetrical about its aperture stop with four elements in two groups. It was introduced by John Henry Dallmeyer in 1866. The symmetry of the design greatly reduces radial distortion.

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Rapid Rectilinear
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  • Aplanat
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