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Leica Camera AG

B+W XS-Pro Digital UV Haze 010 MRC Nano Filter

$88.00

Leica Camera AG

B+W XS-Pro Digital UV Haze 010 MRC Nano Filter

$88.00

This UV Filter blocks the invisible UV component of light from the sky, which can cause blur and to which many color films react with a blue cast.

UV Filters are ideal for photography in high altitudes,by the sea and in regions with very clean air. The pictures gain brilliance and disturbing blue casts are avoided. Because the glass is colorless, color rendition is not altered, aside from the elimination of the unwanted blue cast, and no increase in exposure is required. That makes a UV Filter very suitable as protection of the front element of the taking lens against dust, flying sand, sea water spray and the like, and it can be kept on the lens at all times.

This filter uses our XS-Pro Digital mount which is especially suited for DSLRs with wide angle and zoom lenses. It has a front thread for additional accessories such as lens caps or hoods. All XS-Pro Digital mounts are made of brass and are matte black to prevent reflections.

Multi-Resistant Coating (MRC) with Nano Technology 

The nano coating is an outer layer of protection that comes standard with all XS-Pro Digital MRC filters. The nanotechnology based characteristic (lotus effect) produces a better beading effect with water making the cleaning of this filter even simpler and faster than ever before. MRC nano has an improved outer (8th) layer over regular MRC.

MRC by B+W is not only an extraordinarily effective multiple layer coating, it is also harder than glass, so that it protects filters from scratches (for instance when cleaning the filters), and it is also water and dirt repellent, thus facilitating filter maintenance.

It is recommended for analog color and black-and-white as well as digital photography.