Keep your Sony Alpha lens safe from dust, fingerprints, and scratches with this add-on filter protector. The multi-coated glass surface provides an optically clear, protective barrier when attached to the front of your lens. Advanced Carl Zeiss® T* coatings help suppress lens flare and reduce excess light reflection.

Product Highlights:

  • glass lens filter
  • compatible with the Sony Alpha digital SLR cameras
  • fits lenses with 55mm thread diameter filter
  • protects lens from dust, fingerprints, and scratches
  • slim design prevents vignetting when used with wide-angle lenses
  • Carl Zeiss optical filter design and T* coatings
  • clear plastic carrying case
  • warranty: 1 year
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee
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  • 55mm Multi-Coated protective lens filter
  • Plastic storage with case
  • Operating Instructions

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Overview: The Sony VF-55MPAM Multicoat Protector (55mm) is designed to protect your 55mm (diameter) Sony alpha DSLR camera lens from dust and scratches. Featuring a transparent and slim design to avoid vignetting, the VF-55MPAM multicoated protector with Carl Zeiss T* coating shields your Sony 55mm α (alpha) DSLR camera lens from dirt, fingerprints and scratches. A clear plastic case is included to keep your filter protected when not attached to your camera.

Compatibility: The VF-55MPAM is built to fit the Sony alpha-series system zoom and fixed lenses with diameters of 55mm.

Construction: The VF-55MPAM features a multi-coated glass lens protector and an aluminum bezel.

Carl Zeiss Optical Filter Design: A world leader in advanced photo-optical design, Carl Zeiss high-quality filters ideally complement the precision optics of your Sony alpha-series lens.

T* Coating: Pioneered by Carl Zeiss, this coated optical filter features T* coatings that are highly effective in minimizing reflections between filter and lens surfaces to suppress flares and ghosts. The VF-55MPAM is multi-coated on both side to reduce excess light or reflection.

  • Circular Polarized (PL) Filter: The circular polarized (PL) filter is effective for removing light reflection from glass and water surfaces, as well as brightening the hue and enhancing the color contrast when filming outdoor scenery.
  • Neutral Density) (ND) Filter: The neutral density (ND) filter (ND8) enhances the contrast of the image by restricting the amount of light through the lens when shooting in bright conditions.

Low Profile Design: The slim low-profile design prevents vignetting when used with wide-angle lenses.

Storage Case: The 55mm filter comes with a clear plastic case to protect the filter when not in use.

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