Carl Zeiss Compact Prime CP.2 18mm/T3.6 Super Wide Angle Lens
Five different mounts available (PL, EF, E, F and micro 4/3 mount)
The Compact Prime CP.2 lenses are the latest Zeiss lenses for digital and film cameras. This new generation of Compact Prime lenses now delivers even greater flexibility thanks to interchangeable mounts that allow the CP.2 to be used with a wide range of cameras form tradition cine to HDSLR systems.
The Compact Prime CP.2 lenses are the world's first cine lenses designed for use with HDSLR cameras. The interchangeable mount guarantees high flexibility for present and future use in any situation and for a wide range of camera platforms.
Allows a mix of HDSLR systems with traditional cine cameras, for maximum flexibility on set, no need for adapter solutions anymore
The Compact Prime CP.2 lenses cover a full-frame image format without vignetting. Combined with the interchangeable mount, the Compact Prime CP.2 offers the possibility to upgrade to any number of existing or future cine and still cameras while still utilizing the same set of lenses.
Unique 14-Blade Iris
The iris opening of the Compact Prime CP.2 lenses is created by 14 high precision blades. it stays consistently round by 14 high precision blades. It stays consistently round and symmetrical over the entire T-stop range. This translates into natural and pleasing out-of-focus highlights and a smooth bokeh. Together they help create and capture special moments on film.
High Optical Performance
The modern lens design as well as the cine manufacturing process and tight tolerances ensure low distortion, high resolution and excellent colour rendition for sharp, punchy images.
Switching between traditional film and digital PL cine cameras and HDSLR cameras is no longer an issue. The Compact Prime CP.2 lenses' improved functionality means improved ergonomics compared to standard SLR lenses, standard housing dimensions, standard focus and iris gear positions, a consistent front diameter, a robust construction, longer focus rotation and a manual focus, thereby providing the flexibility users demand. With precision and speed - Compact prime CP.2 lenses are the perfect tool for independent filmmakers, professional still photographers expanding their services or large studios using HDSLR's as a second camera for TV and feature film productions.
- Interchangeable mount allows a mix of HDSLR systems with traditional cine cameras
- Full-frame coverage (24 x 36mm ) for focal lengths 21 to 100 mm, including a 50 mm macro lens
- Common aperture of T2.1 for the standard lens set
- No need for adapter solutions anymore
- Three different mounts available (PL, EF and F mount)
- High stability due to support bracket, which is included for additional lens stability
- Sweet spot effect with APS-C sensors
- High resolution and contrast
- Low distortion
- Color matched
The Compact CP.2 Lens is available in five different mount types, aswell as with either imperial or metric markings. Please select your requirements from the drop down menus on ordering.