IRIX 45mm F1.4 Prime Lens for Canon EF, Nikon F and Pentax K: Price, and Availability

IRIX has officially announced the 45mm F1.4 Prime Lens for the Canon EF, Nikon F and Pentax K mount back in March is now available to buy in the US. The IRIX 45mm F1.4 features smooth bokeh quality and impressive f/1.4 maximum aperture.

IRIX 45mm f1.4

The IRIX 45mm F1.4 has internal focusing in a weather-sealed design, offers increased control over depth of field for working with a viewing angle of 50°. All exposure settings are stored in EXIF data. The focus ring has a rotation angle of 140 degrees, there is no new autofocus motor.

The front thread allows you to install filters with a diameter of 77 mm. The lens engravings are filled with UV-reactive paint to make them readable in low-light conditions. The lens body is made of aluminum-magnesium alloy and composite elements to create a lightweight but durable construction.

The focus lock mechanism allows you to lock the focus ring in a specific position. This is especially important when shooting landscapes, as well as when you want to keep a certain distance from the subject (for example, in a studio or outdoors).

Price and availability

IRIX 45mm F1.4 prime lens for the Canon EF, Nikon F, and Pentax K mounts has been priced at $695 and is now available to buy via the online shop.

IRIX prime lens

IRIX 45mm F1.4 Specifications

  • Focal Length: 45mm
  • Maximum Aperture: f/1.4
  • Minimum Aperture: f/22
  • Mount: Canon EF/ Nikon F / Pentax K
  • Format Compatibility: Full-Frame
  • Angle of View: 51.4°
  • Minimum Focus Distance: 40 cm
  • Optical Design: 11 Elements in 9 Groups
  • Diaphragm Blades: 9, Rounded
  • Filter Size: 77 mm (Front)
  • Dimensions: 87 x 105 mm
  • Weight: 925 g

IRIX has announced the 45mm T1.5 cinema lens back in October 2019. It was the third of a series of Cine lenses of the manufacturer, in which Irix Cine 150mm T3 and Irix Cine 11mm T4.3 were previously introduced. Its features include a mid-range focal length, based on a completely new optical design which includes four elements made of high refraction glass, one extra-low dispersion lens, and one aspherical lens. 11 elements in 9 groups and an ultra-low – 0,5% distortion. The circular 9-blade iris for the background blur and a smooth adjustment of the T- number from 1.5 to 22.

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