YONGNUO introduced the first YN11mm F1.8S DA DSM WL lens with remote control

YONGNUO has introduced the new YN 11mm F1.8S DA DSM WL ultra-wide-angle lens for APS-C cameras with Sony E, Nikon Z, and Fujifilm X mounts. This autofocus lens comes with a built-in 2.4 GHz wireless module and a dedicated remote control.

Yongnuo YN 11mm F1.8S DA DSM WL Sony E

The “WL” in the lens name stands for wireless control, allowing remote control of autofocus and other parameters through the remote control.

The lens body includes AF/MF focus switches, a wireless module, and a firmware update port. It is also dust and moisture-resistant.

With its bright f/1.8 aperture, this lens delivers excellent image quality in low-light conditions. Powered by a digital stepping motor, the YN 11mm f/1.8S DA DSM WL operates silently and accurately. When used on a full-frame camera system, it offers a focal length equivalency of 16.5mm.

This lens is equipped with various control switches and functions for easy adjustment of settings. The aperture ring can be set to a silent mode, which is particularly useful for video recording. The focus mode switch allows for quick switching between auto and manual focus, while the custom Fn button provides speedy access to a preset function.

Price and availability

The initial release of this lens is for the Sony E-mount and is available for purchase on Amazon.com and Bhphotovideo.com, priced at $298.

YONGNUO YN 11mm F1.8S DA DSM WL specifications

  • Focal Length: 11mm (35mm Equivalent: 16.5mm)
  • Maximum Aperture: f/1.8
  • Minimum Aperture: f/16
  • Lens Mount: Sony E
  • Lens Format Coverage: APS-C
  • Focus Type: Autofocus
  • Image Stabilization: No
  • Angle of View: 105°
  • Minimum Focus Distance: 5.9″ / 15 cm
  • Maximum Magnification: 0.15x
  • Optical Design: 10 Elements in 9 Groups
  • Diaphragm Blades: 7, Rounded
  • Front Filter Size: 58 mm
  • Dimensions (ø x L): 2.6 x 2.7″ / 66 x 69 mm
  • Weight: 9.2 oz / 260 g

7Artisans has also expanded its Spectrum Cine lens collection with the introduction of the 14mm T2.9 ultra-wide-angle photography lens. This manual focus lens is compatible with Canon RF, Sony E, Nikon Z, and L-mount cameras, catering to full-frame needs.

With a sophisticated optical design consisting of 13 elements in 9 groups, including 2 aspherical elements (ASPH) and 3 extra-low dispersion (ED) lenses, the 7Artisans Spectrum 14mm T2.9 delivers excellent optical performance. Its 10 aperture blades ensure smooth and precise control of the T2.9 aperture.

The 7Artisans Spectrum 14mm T2.9 lens is competitively priced at $459 / £459.

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