Zhong Yi Optics (ZY Optics) has introduced the Mitakon Speedmaster 20mm/35mm/50mm Super 35 T1 Cine Lens Set. The trio of cinema lenses gives APS-C customers three very-fast prime lenses with T1.0 transmission.
Whereas f-stop and T-stop should not all the time interchangeable, they’re comparable sufficient to know that the brand new Mitakon Speedmaster primes promise silky tender bokeh and shallow depth of discipline.
Designed for Tremendous 35 (APS-C) picture sensors, the brand new cine lens set is offered for Canon RF, Fujifilm X, Nikon Z, and Sony E mount cameras.
Whereas every of the three new lenses differs in weight, they share an identical bodily designs. Every guide focus lens has 270 levels of focus throw and a guide aperture ring with a 60-degree throw. Every lens has a nine-bladed aperture, 77mm filter thread, and 88mm diameter. Every lens is 3.7 inches (93 mm) lengthy.
The Mitakon 20mm S35 T1.0 has 13 parts organized throughout eight teams, whereas the 35mm and 50mm lenses embrace 11 parts in eight teams. The lightest lens within the group is the 35mm prime, weighing 1.4 kilos (640 grams). At 1.8 kilos (820g), the 50mm T1.0 is the heaviest of the three new cine lenses. The 20mm T1.0 splits the distinction at 1.6 kilos (730g).
Whereas the totally different weight values may have an effect on stability in sure rigs, every lens contains fixed, unified gear positions. This could make it very straightforward to swap lenses on the fly with out reconfiguring setups.
On condition that the lenses are constructed for cinematographers, Zhong Yi Optics additionally guarantees low focus respiratory and minimal distortion throughout focus throws. The lenses additionally promise correct colours, though ZY Optics doesn’t point out any specialised coatings or parts to enhance picture high quality.
Pricing and Availability
The three new S35 T1 cinema lenses can be found individually for $499. The Mitakon Speedmaster 20mm/35mm/50mm T1 Cine Lens Set is offered now for $1,299 and features a protecting exhausting case for all three lenses.
Full specs for the three new Mitakon Speedmaster lenses are detailed on the ZY Optics website.
Zhong Yi Optics additionally gives a four-lens T/1.0 Mitakon Speedmaster set for Micro 4 Thirds cameras, which the corporate rounded out final October with the 50mm T/1.0 lens. The four-lens set contains 17mm, 25mm, 35mm, and 50mm T/1.0 cinema lenses for $1,339.
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