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LockCircle has announced the new PrimeCircle XT 15mm f2.8 Custom ZF.2 Series professional lens for Canon and Nikon. Built around the world-class optics of the Carl Zeiss T* 15mm f/2.8 Distagon ZF.2 lens, the PrimeCircle XT 15mm f/2.8 features a specially engineered double front mount (95mm and 114mm) offers the choice to use film-style standard accessories, matte-boxes and filters. The exclusive X-Circle EF Mount shows the focus and aperture scales on the side (Side Index View) for comfortable focus-puller work. The PrimeCircle XT 15mm 2,8 can be ordered now with a 4 weeks delivery schedule.
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Prime Circle XT 15mm f2,8 by LockCircle S U P E R W I D E A N G L E L E N S EF Mount / F-Mount
LockCircle at IBC Amsterdam (7-11 September) will present the new PrimeCircle XT 15mm f2,8 built around the ZF.2 world class optics.The new focal length will expand the PrimeCircle XT Custom Lens series with a masterpiece super wideangle with an extra-large angle of view of 110 degrees in combination with a fast f/2,8 aperture, the lens enables the features for dramatic perspectives and performance demanded by the most ambitious shooters!
The PrimeCircle XT 15mm incorporates two aspheric lenses combined and special glass material with abnormal partial dispersion to provide an extraordinary correction of chromatic aberration. A floating elements design guarantees high image quality all other the focus range!
The 15mm provides a broad field of coverage and is perfect for use in confined spaces or to provide dramatic point of views.
The Canon 5D and Nikon D800/ D4 users can benefit from the Full-Frame (24 x 36) coverage and the special engineered double front mount (95mm and 114mm) offers the choice to use film-style standard accessories, matte-boxes and filters.
The PrimeCircle MAT-BOX with special wideangle design offers full wideangle coverage without vignetting on ANSI Super 35 (24.9 X 18.7mm) and APS-H sensors.
The exclusive X-Circle EF Mount (pat.pend.) shows the focus and aperture scales on the side (Side Index View) for a comfortable focus-puller work.
Available in EF Mount and F-Mount (interchangeable) with exclusive patent pending Cine-Lock EF Mount for a extra-locking lens mount for precise and professional follow-focus work.
The PrimeCircle XT 15mm 2,8 can be ordered now with a 4 weeks delivery schedule.
PrimeCircle XT Highlights
- ZF.2 world class optics for superb images
- achieves outstanding detail and colour rendition at full aperture
- anti-reflective coating, sophisticated lens treatment
- full-frame 24 x 36mm coverage
- close focus 0,25m (10”)
- exclusive cine-mod with double front mount: 95mm and 114mm
- Side Index View for precise follow -focus work
- aperture de-click and ring dampening
- EF Mount and F Mount (interchangeable)
- X-Circle stainless steel bayonet with Cine-Lock (extra bayonet locking)
- can be used with PrimeCircle MAT BOX with cine-style filters (S35/APS-H)
- stainless steel bayonet for heavy-duty work
- XE edition coming soon (built on ZE lenses) with electronic aperture control