Meike Prime 100mm T2.1 Cine lens for PL and Canon EF mounts

Meike introduced the new Prime 100mm T2.1 cine lens, designed to work with S35 sensors and PL or Canon EF mounts.

Meike Prime 100mm T2.1 cine lens

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 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)

Kipon recently announced a new set of cine lenses, the Colibri Cine, designed for filmmakers who require compact and high-quality cine lenses. These lenses are characterized by their compact size, lightweight, and versatility, all of which are achieved through a single design.

The optics in the series have a feature called “multi-mount,” which allows them to be used with Canon R, Sony E, Leica L, Fujifilm X, and Nikon Z mounts. These lenses are compatible with a variety of cameras, including Red Komodo, Red Raptor, Sony a7S, α7S II, a7S III, FX9, FX6, FX3, FX30, Canon EOS Cinema, Canon EOS R5, Canon C70, Panasonic S1H, and BS1H.

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