Meike has officially unveiled a new budget segment cinema lens: Meike 24mm T2.1 Prime full-frame cinema lens. This is the fourth lens in the Meike line. Previously released 35mm, 50mm, and 85mm T2.1 lenses.
The new Meike 24mm T2.1 Prime Cine Lens is available in Canon EF, Sony E, Leica L, Canon RF, and PL mounts. The lens covers a large 45mm image circle. The optical design of the new optics from Meike consists of 14 elements in 9 groups. There is an 11-blade diaphragm.
The new cine lens also features standard 0.8-step focus and aperture gears and weighs 1.1 kg. The focusing ring can be rotated at 330 degrees. Shooting at a distance of 30 cm to the subject is available. The front filter diameter is 82mm.
Price and availability
Meike 24mm T2.1 Prime Cine Lens for Canon EF and PL mount is now available to pre-order via the Bhphotovideo.com website for $1,199.
Meike 24mm T2.1 specifications
- Focal Length: 24mm
- Lens Mount: Canon EF / PL
- Format: Full Frame
- Image Circle: 45.0 mm
- Maximum Aperture: T2.1
- Minimum Aperture: T22
- Diagonal Angle of View: Full Frame: 83.4° / APS-C (1.5x): 60.1°
- Horizontal Angle of View: Full Frame: 72.6° / APS-C (1.5x): 51.3°
- Minimum Focus Distance: From Image Plane: 11.8″ / 30 cm
- Optical Design: 14 Elements in 9 Groups
- Diaphragm Blades: 11
- Gear MOD & Pitch: Focus: 0.8 MOD / 32 Pitch, Iris: 0.8 MOD / 32 Pitch
- Front Diameter: 90 mm
- Filter Thread: 82 mm
- Focus Scales: Metric, Imperial
- Focus Rotation: 330°
- Image Stabilization: No
- Length: 4.3″ / 110 mm
- Weight: 2.4 lb / 1111 g
Recently, Meike has also unveiled its new cine prime lens, the Meike 75mm T2.1 Super35 Cine for EF and PL mount. This PL and EF lens will join the Meike S35 Cine Lens lineup, which includes the previously released Meike 35mm T2.1 and Meike 50mm T2.1 cine lenses.