READ THE LATEST ISSUE HERE

Leica Lenses Enter The PL Mount Market

Posted on Apr 13, 2010 by Definition Magazine

Leica’s New Pro Range of LensesBand Pro has introduced Leica Summilux-C™ lenses – a new line of PL mount primes designed to deliver ultra-high optical performance for film and digital capture.

The product of more than three years of development, these new T1.4 close focus primes employ a unique multi-aspheric design and high-precision cine lens mechanics to provide unmatched flat field illumination across the entire 35mm frame and suppression of colour fringing in the farthest corners of the frame with no discernable breathing. These lenses are superior to any lenses Band Pro’s team of experts has yet seen.

All Leica Summilux-C lenses share a uniform length, 95mm threaded lens front, advanced distance focus scales, and similar location of focus and iris rings—which allow quick interchange of lenses in a busy production environment. Another unique feature is an integrated net ring threaded into the rear element.

Designed to be lightweight yet rugged, the mount and lens barrel are manufactured from high-strength titanium. Leica Summilux-C lenses weigh between 3.5 and 4.0 pounds (1.6-1.8kg).

Available exclusively worldwide from Band Pro, the lenses will initially be offered in focus lengths of 18mm, 21mm, 25mm, 35mm, 40mm, 50mm, 75mm, and 100mm. Product delivery is scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2010. Additional focal lengths will become available in a second phase.

VR group Immotion signs contracts for in...

January 15th, 2020

The company currently has 136 paid for headsets in stock, 93 of which will...

Samsung: Staggering size, powerful perfo...

January 4th, 2022

Pitch-to-publish filmmaker Ella Rose Howlett finds versatility to match her own in the Samsung...

Samsung: High-flying storage

March 1st, 2022

Jake Mobbs harnesses the Samsung Portable SSD T7 Touch in a filmmaking race against...

Western Digital break records with new S...

May 13th, 2022

Western Digital brings high-performance, scalable, and reliable solutions in the form of SanDisk Professional...

Newsletter

Subscribe to the Definition newsletter to get the latest issue and more delivered to your inbox.

You may opt-out at any time. Privacy Policy.