Meike World has introduced their fourth Super35 prime cine lens, the Meike S35 25mm T2.1. This lens joins the beforehand launched 35mm, 50mm, and 75mm T2.1 S35 cine collection, and brings up one step nearer to a full set. Let’s check out what this reasonably priced S35 cine lens has to supply.
The brand new Meike S35 25mm T2.1 produces a picture circle of 33.6mm, making this lens appropriate with cameras just like the RED KOMODO, Canon C70, and Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Digicam 6k.
The truth is, at 33.6mm, this lens might virtually cowl a number of full-frame cinema cameras, and will actually be helpful in crop modes. Let’s take a more in-depth have a look at its design.
Meike S35 25mm T2.1: lens design
The optical construction of this lens consists of 13 components in 10 teams. It has an aperture vary of T2.1-T22, and a minimal focus distance of 35cm.
As a cine lens, it options trade normal 0.8mm pitch gears for focus and aperture controls, and a 270 diploma focus rotation. The outer lens diameter of 80mm is appropriate to be used with a matte field, and the interior filter thread is 77mm. That is in-line with the beforehand launched 35mm, 50mm, and 75mm – good should you’re searching for a constant set.
Meike S35 T2.1 collection
When launched, the entire set of S35 Cine-Prime lenses from Meike will encompass:
- 18mm T2.1 (not but launched)
- 25mm T2.1
- 35mm T2.1
- 50mm T2.1
- 75mm T2.1
- 100mm T2.1 (not but launched)
We now have no official info as to when the subsequent lenses shall be launched. Nonetheless, Meike may be very in keeping with their bulletins, so we count on to study extra quickly.
Meike S35 25mm T2.1: specs
|Min Focal Dist:||35cm|
|Construction:||13 Parts in 10 Teams|
|Focus Rotation:||270 Diploma|
|Dimensions (Ø x L):|
|PL:||φ85.5 ×96.5 mm|
|EF:||φ85.5 × 104.5mm|
Value and Availability
The Meike S35 25mm T2.1 Cine Lens is offered now on Meike’s web site for $599.99. The glass is available in each EF and PL-mount choices.
Meike additionally has a line of Full Body Cine Lenses, and one other line of APS-C Cine lenses for Mirrorless cameras with MFT/E/X Mounts.
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