Samyang, also called Rokinon, has introduced 4 new XEEN cinema lenses, together with three T1.3 ‘Meister’ primes and a single 2x anamorphic lens.
XEEN 35mm, 50mm and 85mm T1.3 ‘Meister’ primes
The three XEEN ‘Meister’ primes are designed for cameras with as much as 8K decision and have Samyang’s proprietary X-coating expertise. The lenses are color-matched throughout your entire ‘Meister’ vary and all supply the identical T1.3 apertures with a 13-blade aperture diaphragm. Every of the lenses even have a 300º rotation angle for the geared focus ring, a 92º rotation for the aperture ring, a 114mm entrance filter thread and measure 127mm in diameter so filters, comply with focus programs and different equipment work throughout your entire lineup.
The lenses can be found for Canon EF, PL and Sony E mount digital camera programs. The PL mount variations embrace the I Expertise protocol for recording lens metadata, together with focal size, aperture and focus distance. All the lenses characteristic a carbon fiber and metallic building with luminescent aperture and focus marks for simpler viewing in dim environments.
XEEN 50mm T2.3 2x Anamorphic
Alongside the three ‘Meister’ primes, Samyang additionally revealed the main points of its new 50mm T2.3 2x anamorphic lens for full-frame sensors.
As with its ‘Meister’ companions, the 50mm T2.3 2x anamorphic lens is constructed of carbon fiber and metallic. It additionally affords the identical 114mm entrance filter thread, is 128mm in diameter and makes use of the identical 300º rotation angle for the main focus ring. The aperture ring, nevertheless, is simply 89.5º, 2.5º shorter than the primes, which have a sooner most aperture.
After footage has been de-squeezed, the PL-mount XEEN Anamorphic lens covers 2.55:1 CinemaScope format. Different options embrace a 15-blade aperture diaphragm, luminescent paint markers for aperture and focus and a minimal focusing distance of 1 meter (3.3ft).
No pricing or availability data has been supplied right now for any of the lenses. We’ve got contacted Samyang for particulars concerning pricing and launch dates.