Meike introduced the new Prime 100mm T2.1 cine lens, designed to work with S35 sensors and PL or Canon EF mounts.
The optical design has 13 elements in 7 groups and a diaphragm with 12 blades. The lens in the PL version has a length of 98.5 mm and weighs 990 g, for the EF mount it is 106.5 mm long and weighs 1 kg.
Both versions have a maximum diameter of 85.5mm and a filter diameter of 77mm. The minimum focusing distance is 90 cm, the rotation of the focus ring is 270°, and both rings are equipped with standard M0.8 gears.
The lens is compatible with Canon EOS C100 Mark II, C200, C300 Mark II, C70, Z CAM: E2-S6 6K, E2-F6, E2-F8, BMPCC 6K, BMPCC 6K Pro, Blackmagic URSA Mini 4K EF, Panasonic AU-EVA1MC, VARICAM LT(AU-V35LT1MC), RED KOMODO 6K, Canon EOS C700 PL, C700 PL GS, ARRI Amira, Alexa Mini, Alexa SXT W, Panasonic VariCam Pure, VariCam 35(AU-V35C1RMC), Kinefinity Mavo 6k, Terra 4k, and Terra 6k.
Price and availability
Meike Prime 100mm T2.1 sells for $649.99 on Amazon.com website.
Meike Prime 100mm T2.1 specifications
- Lens Mount: PL/EF
- Min Focal Dist: 90cm
- Image circle: 33.6mm
- Filter Thread: ø77
- Outer Diameter: 80mm
- Structure: 13 Elements in 7 Groups
- Focal Length: 100mm
- Aperture Range: T2.1-T22
- Iris Blades: 12
- Gear Mod: M0.8
- FOV: Diagonal: 16.1 ° / Horizontal: 12.6° / Vertical: 8.6 °
- Focus Rotation: 270 Degree
- Dimensions (Ø x L): φ85.5 ×98.5mm (PL) / 85.5 × 106.5mm (EF)
- Weight: 990g (PL) / 1000g (EF)
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