Sep 16, 2021
If you’ve read more than one or two articles on
our blog you’ve
likely seen images of MTF charts and heard us discuss testing
lenses on the optical bench. But what on earth does that mean, and
why do we do it? We’re breaking it down with the best people
possible, Roger, Aaron, and our audience surrogate, Ryan.
- Mentioned this episode:
- See the MTF bench in action!
- In this older article, you can see
an example of a single slice of MTF, combining 4 quadrants to an
average, and developing a range.
- General MTF training
- This scientific paper contains
images of how we map out the MTF across the field of the
- The Lensrentals Podcast is a production of Lensrentals, founded
by Roger Cicala. Our production staff includes Drew Cicala, Ryan
Hill, Sarah McAlexander, SJ Smith, Julian Harper, John Tucker, and
Zach Sutton. Other contributors include Roger Cicala, Joey Miller,
Ally Aycock Patterson, Joshua Richardson, and Philip Robertson.
- Thanks to Jacques
Granger for our theme song.
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