New 16mm Cine Lens From Samyang

Samyang Optics who are making some extremely good value cine lenses have announced a new one, the XEEN 16mm T2.6. Existing Xeen cine lenses include a 14mm, 24mm, 35mm, 50mm, 85mm and the recently released 135mm, the new XEEN 16mm has a maximum aperture of T2.6. 

Features include

  • Manual-focus Cine lens, full-frame coverage
  • Bright T2.6 maximum aperture
  • Full frame coverage 36x24mm
  • Aluminium metal housing for durability and low weight
  • X-Coating technology for image quality
  • Focus gear ring and de-Coupled aperture gear ring for use with follow-focus rigs
  • Consistent front diameter, focus and aperture gear rings in standardised positions
  • Circular aperture with 11 blades
  • Focus throw angle: 200°, Iris throw angle 32.5°
  • Dimensions: 117.6mm dia x 87.3mm

XEEN 16mm T2.6 is available immediately and carries a suggested retail price of £1799.99

Posted on January 6, 2017 and filed under lenses.