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11 May 2009
Szymon Starczewski

21. Marumi 72 mm MC UV

UV filters test - Marumi 72 mm MC UV
UV filters test - Marumi 72 mm MC UV
www.marumi-international.com/
Marumi 72 mm MC UV
Price: 128 PLN

Marumi is a very popular Japanese firm and very highly regarded by photographers. The company specializes in making all kinds of glass filters. It also offers a few UV filters. The MC series is equipped with multiple layers of antireflective coatings.


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Test result:

Transmission
UV filters test - Marumi 72 mm MC UV

Visible light (390 - 750 nm): 96.3 %
Ultraviolet (200 - 390 nm): 2.2 %
7/10
8/10
Flares
without filter
with filter
UV filters test - Marumi 72 mm MC UV
UV filters test - Marumi 72 mm MC UV
5/5
without filter
with filter
UV filters test - Marumi 72 mm MC UV
UV filters test - Marumi 72 mm MC UV
3/5
without filter
with filter
UV filters test - Marumi 72 mm MC UV
UV filters test - Marumi 72 mm MC UV
4/5
Vignetting
Edge darkening at the 0.5 % level
5/5
Results
Final result: 5th place in the overall ranking and a good rating
Cost-to-Benefit result: 5th place
32/40
5.1

Summary:

    This multi-coated filter finally shows what the company can do. The reasonable price and good optical results encourage readers to buy this product.