Schneider Xenon 18mm T2.4 Full-Frame Prime Lens
Schneider Kreuznach have announced that their Xenon 18mm T2.4 Full-Frame Prime lens is now available to preorder. Adding to the current Full-Frame Prime line-up, the 18mm is available in feet and metre scales, and in Canon EF/Nikon/PL/Sony E Mount fittings. Weighing 1530g, the 18mm lens is the fastest in the market at T2.4 with a close-focus point of 0.4m. It is identical in size to the rest of the Full-Frame Prime lens range, which allows for quick swapping of the lenses with no adjustment to the rig. The 18mm Schneider Xenon Full-Frame Prime lens carries a recommended retail price of £5499.95.
Schneider Press Release
Schneider 18mm Xenon Full Frame Lens Launches
Schneider Kreuznach, a world leader in high performance lenses is pleased to announce the 18mm Xenon Full Frame Prime lens is available to preorder.
Adding to the current Full Frame Prime line up, the 18mm is available in feet and metre scales, and in Canon EF/Nikon/PL/Sony E Mount fittings. Weighing 1530g, the 18mm lens is the fastest in the market at T2.4 with a close focus of 0.4m. It is identical in size to the rest of the Full Frame Prime lens range, which allows for quick swapping of the lenses with no adjustment to the rig.
As with the rest of the Xenon Full Frame Prime lens range, the 18mm features an optical and mechanical design that offers reliability and outstanding operation. Each T stop on the lens provides a smooth and consistent bokeh due the to the circular 14 blade aperture. The consistent sizes and gear locations across the range ensure easy compatibility with existing cameras and accessories.
The Xenon Full Frame Prime lens range has been built to last, with Schneider’s engineers selecting the finest glass and applying an anti-reflection coating.
“I have been using Schneider Xenon Full Frame Prime Lenses for some time now.” States Jim Marks, professional commercial photographer and filmmaker. “The lens range offers a fantastic balance of performance, price and weight and are one of the best options on the market. The incredible build quality, coupled with the well thought out features – such as the flexibility to change mounts when I need too and common aperture across the range means that Schneider has built a lens system that can grow and adapt with me.”
The Xenon Full Frame Prime lens family now includes an 18mm T2.4, 25mm T2.1, 35mm T2.1, 50mm T2.1, and 100mm T2.1 focal lengths and are available in Canon EF, PL and Nikon F mounts with the option to have the mounts changed at an optical house.
The 18mm Xenon Full Frame Prime lens is available to pre order now at £5499.95.