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Published 30/01/17

New Xenon FF-Prime Cine-Tilt Lenses from Schneider-Kreuznach

World's first Full Frame Cine Primes to offer dynamic Tilt functionality

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To enhance todays dynamic cinematography, Schneider-Kreuznach introduces Xenon FF-Prime Cine-Tilt lenses. This groundbreaking new version combines similar form-factor and capabilities of the companys popular Full-Frame Primes with added tilt function up to 4. By sustaining the field of view during focus and tilt actions, the new Cine-Tilt design makes possible previously unimaginable images from the freely moving and tilting focus planes. The new lenses offer the potential to utilize out-of-focus areas in the frame, especially when tilt is used with large apertures. A 4 tilt angle at the sensor plane corresponds to an 80 focal plane, which varies according to the focal length and aperture setting selected.

Like Schneiders standard Xenon FF-Primes, the new version answers todays practical needs yielding full-frame imagery, beyond 4K, in a lightweight and compact, uniform dimension package. The color-matched lenses feature minimized breathing and a bokeh reminiscent of classic Hollywood. Designed and built in Germany, the new design provides sophisticated mechanics for smooth and accurate tilt action. The lens tilt is controlled via a high precision ring with 120 rotation that is as intuitive to operate as pulling focus. Due to the common 0.8 module gear, the Cine-Tilt is usable with standard follow-focus systems.

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Cine-Tilt lenses offer the multifold benefits of standard Xenon FF-Primes plus tilt functionality, so theres is no need to swap out lenses during a shot. With the tilt set at 0 the Cine-Tilt lenses provide identical images as the standard FF-Primes. The consistent set comprises focal lengths of 25mm, 35mm, 50mm, 75mm and 100mm - all at T2.1.

Cine-Tilt FF-Primes will be available this spring individually or as a set, in Sony E-Mount.


1st Published 30 January 2017 08:47 Posted by Ben Jones
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