58mm UV Filter
    Product # 10179
    58mm UV Filter
    Product # 10179
    Length : 58mm
    58mm 67mm 72mm 77mm
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    58mm UV Filter

    Protect your lens and block excessive UV light with this UV Filter from Monoprice!

    The primary use for a UV filter is in reducing the amount of ultraviolet light that reaches your film or digital image sensor. Older film was particularly susceptible to UV light, but newer film stocks are relatively immune, as are digital image sensors. However, at higher altitudes, the UV light can affect the resulting photograph.

    Nowadays a UV filter is primarily used as a protective device for expensive lenses. When taking photos in outdoor environments, it is better to get dust, twigs, and rain on an inexpensive UV filter than on your expensive lens. Additionally, if the lens is dropped or smacked up against a wall, it is better to let the filter take the fall than your lens.

    This filter fits a standard 58mm threaded filter mount on the end of a lens or filter adapter. It comes in a reusable, snap-latch plastic case with foam to protect the filter and keep it from sliding around inside the case.

    12 Reviews

    80.83% of the reviewers recommend this product


    great price

    • Chuck,
    •  Stevensville, MI 
    • 6/24/2015 8:55:25 AM

    Pros: excellent product for the price

    Cons: none

    No problems with fit and it is equal to the filter that I spent 3 times as much for

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    • Anonymous,
    •  Edmonton, AB 
    • 5/28/2015 6:21:06 PM

    Pros: Looks fine

    Cons: Does not fit on my 58mm lens

    The threads do not hold it on at all, possibly defective. The lens cap I bought from Monoprice holds onto the filter tight enough to pull it off. Since then it doesn't stay on. This product is not worth the price. I am using a canon 18-55mm IS II

    by Monoprice Administrator

    Truly sorry to hear the threads are not holding to your Canon IS II. We do offer a 30 day return policy as well as a one year warranty on this item. If you would like, I can assist you in setting up an RMA for a replacement, which will be of no additional cost to you. Please let me know if you would like to continue with a replacement and I can get that started for you right away.

    Gisselle B.
    Tech Support

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    looks great, screw on tight

    • dbd,
    •  Miami Beach, FL 
    • 12/12/2014 11:44:41 AM

    Pros: great price, no visible defects

    Cons: there should be more threads. It can easily fall off if you don't screw it on tightly

    good value, see above

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    Good, thin UV Filter

    • JZ,
    •  Greenwood, IN 
    • 11/11/2014 7:49:33 AM

    Pros: Thin

    Works well and seems like good quality. About 5.5mm total thickness and the visible ring (once installed) is about 3.9mm. Before this I had a generic "ultra-thin" UV filter that measured about the same but the front threads were so shallow the lens cap would not stay on securely. No such problems with this Monoprice filter. The one possible concern is that it only screws onto my lens (Nikon 18-200mm) about 1/2 turn before becoming tight. It seems very snug and like it should not loosen on it's own but with only 1/2 turn before it would fall off and hit the ground I hope it stays in place.

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    not coated

    • ira kay,
    •  Fountain Hills, AZ 
    • 9/15/2014 1:26:22 PM

    Pros: Cheap, well made, ....

    Cons: Not coated

    Yes the price is great, ahd it will protect your lens, but the filter is not multicoated like most filters.

    Defeats the purpose of having a quality lens if you put junk in front of it.

    Sometimes you get what you pay for.

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