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Hoya NXT UV Filter

Protective filter for compatible digital camera lenses (52mm)

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Item #: 762NXT52UV
 

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Protect your lens while filtering out the ultraviolet rays in outdoor photos that can contribute to haze. The glass is precision-ground and polished, so you won't have surface imperfections that could distort your images. A rigid, low-profile aluminum frame holds the filter steady against the lens.

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Highlights:

  • precision glass lens filter is precisely ground and polished for perfect flatness
  • fits most lenses with the listed thread diameter
  • protects lens from bumps, scratches, and dust
  • absorbs UV light in outdoor photos
  • multi-layer coatings greatly reduce surface reflections from the filter's glass
  • precision-milled low-profile aluminum frame
  • warranty: 1 year
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee

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  • 52mm HMC UV filter in a plastic case

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Overview: Ultraviolet (UV) rays can make outdoor photographs hazy and indistinct. The Hoya NXT HMC UV Filter (HMC-UV) absorbs almost all ranges of UV rays, to give you clearer and sharper pictures with less haze. This multi-purpose, all-around filter is designed specifically for digital cameras, and can be used constantly to protect your expensive lenses. The 3-layer HMC multi-coated filter uses heat-resistant, high-transparency optical glass that is precisely ground and polished for perfect flatness. The precision milled, low-profile aluminum frame will hold up to years of use.

 
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5 out of 5

Fits very good

Written By Tony B., Paxinos Pa. on Monday, July 21, 2014
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Fits very well, clear, does what is to do, protect the lens
Pros:
Good quality, easy to put on, fair price.
Cons:
None yet.
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5 out of 5

great little (or not-so-little) filter

Written By gene, maspeth, new york on Tuesday, May 27, 2014
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Simply put, it works! Filtering out UV light is more important for film than for DSLRs, but you buy a UV filter to get a clear filter that protects the front-surface of the lens and its coating, and that absorbs impacts and resists scratches.

I tend to stick with Hoya probably because of familiarity, but you tend to stick with what works. I've never yet had a problem with Hoya, as they've got a pretty good bang-to-buck ratio.

If a dog sticks his wet nose on your camera-lens (or a kid with greasy/sticky fingers), would you rather try cleaning off the front surface of a very expen$ive lens, possibly wearing off more and more of the antireflective coating with each cleaning, or take off a UV filter, clean it at your leisure (even gently using detergent and water and blowing off all the water droplets), and at worst replacing that with a new filter it if gets too beat-up?
Pros:
It does exactly what it's supposed to. Optically clean, can't tell any distortion whatsoever due to the filter.
Cons:
Can't think of any.
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5 out of 5

great service

Written By pmorris, NC on Sunday, February 02, 2014
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great product, better yet service
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5 out of 5

Hoya NXT UV Filter

Written By PHC, Dallas, GA on Sunday, June 30, 2013
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Perfect, all the filter for half the money, used for X100s
Pros:
Excellent quality
Cons:
none
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5 out of 5

Good value item

Written By John, Cleveland, oh on Tuesday, June 25, 2013
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I chose this filter because it represented the middle ground on price and I was not disappointed. It is of good build quality and represents a good value.
Pros:
Thin profile when attached to the lens. Thread machining seems precise.
Cons:
None.
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