Zeiss Cp.2 35mm T1.5 Lens Rental

Zeiss Super Speed Lens Rentals Los Angeles CA
Highlights
  • 35mm Cine Prime Super Speed
  • Body Markings in Feet
  • T1.5 with 14 High-Precision Iris Blades
  • Great In Low-Light / Night / Outdoor
  • Full-Frame Coverage (36 x 24 mm)
  • Interchangeable Mount System
  • 300° Manual Focus Rotation
  • Razor-Sharp Edge to Edge
  • 39° Angle of View
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Technica 12" Dovetail
Included in Package
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Arri LS-10
Included in Package
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Set of 15mm Rods
Included in Package
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Arri MB-20 4x5.6
Day $75
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Digital Micro Force 2
Day $150
heden motor
Heden V26 Motor
Day $100
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Arri LMB-5 4x5.6
Day $40
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Arri LS-9 Lens Support
Optional
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Set of 19mm Rods
Optional
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Arri FF-4 Follow Focus
Day $45
The Zeiss Compact Prime CP.2 35mm/T1.5 Super Speed EF Mount with Imperial Markings is a fast cine prime lens designed for filmmaking and video production applications. It shoots remarkably well in low-light. Aside from great optics and mechanics, the lens offers broad flexibility in the areas of camera compatibility, follow-focus compatibility, and shooting capacity.

Announced at NAB 2012, this lens is a super-speed addition to Zeiss's Compact Prime CP.2 family of cine primes. Like the rest of the family, the 35mm/T1.5 features an interchangeable-mount system that affords a major forward-looking benefit -- not only can the lens now be used with cameras of different mounts, but rather it is ensured to also be compatible with most all future cameras. The system offers compatibility with PL, EF, F, MFT and E mounts. Zeiss's website provides instructions on how to dismantle an existing mount and assemble a new one. The five mounts allow use with cine cameras and DSLRs.

The fast T1.5 does so well in low-light, night and non-bright outdoor environments, that it allows filmmakers to conveniently pursue more creative shots in low-light, especially with high ISO DSLRs and camcorders. The outstanding handle of low-light also serves to limit the need for artificial light and thus allows more mobile filmmaking and delivers more natural-looking scenes. The fast aperture additionally offers more creative possibilities when aiming at a cinematic shallow depth of field.

The optics are superior too. Compact Prime Super Speed lenses show less aberration which results in an overall better image quality. Images appear much sharper and show a much higher contrast.

As for high flexibility, in addition to the interchangeable-mount system, the 35mm/T1.5, like the rest of the CP.2 family, provides full coverage of full frame 24 x 36 sensors. Accordingly, it can, now or at a future time, be used with any 24 x 36 sensor camera, such as the Canon 5D and 1DC and the Nikon D800.

The lens also offers follow-focus flexibility. Across the entire CP.2 family, the front diameter is consistent, focus and iris gears are standard, and the housing is cine-style, offering thus compatibility with all standardized follow-focus systems. In addition, the 35mm/T1.5 also features a focus ring rotation of a manual 300° and as such allows accurate follow-focusing.

Furthermore about flexibility -- for anyone who wants to take advantage of the 4K shooting capacity of many of the cameras being released, the entire CP.2 family, with the 35mm/T1.5 included, is 4K-compatible.

The 35mm/T1.5 is also color-matched with the rest of the CP.2 lineup, and so swapping it with another from within the set can conveniently be done without correcting for changes in post.

Built sturdy and with long-lasting optics, and promising future-proof compatibility, the 35mm/T1.5 can be relied on for many years of use in sharp resolution.
High Performance
  • Distagon 35mm/T.15 with a 39° angle of view
  • Advanced handle of low-light and night conditions
  • More possibilities for cinematic shallow depth-of-field
  • Especially effective in low-light with higher ISO cameras
  • Limits the need for artificial light and produces natural looks
  • Provides complete coverage of full frame 24 x 36 size sensors
  • 300° manual focusing ring rotation allows precise follow-focusing
  • 4K-compatible
Broad Flexibility
  • Features an interchangeable mount system
  • Offers PL, EF, F, MFT, and E mount compatibility
  • Standard focus / iris gears for follow-focus compatibility
  • Works with all 24 x 36 sensor cameras, like the 5D and 1DC
  • Consistent front diameter and color-matched with the rest of the CP.2 family

Technical Data

Mount Type EF mount
Lens Body Markings In imperial measurements (feet)
Focal Length 35 mm
Aperture T1.5 - 22
Close Focus Distance From image plane: 12" (.3 m)
Angle of View 39°
Weight 2.4 lbs (1.1 kg)

1Close focus distance is measured from the image plane
2Front to PL mount flange
3Horizontal angle of view for an ANSI Super 35 Silent camera aperture (aspect ratio 1:1.33,
dimensions 24.9 mm x 18.7 mm / 0.98“ x 0.74“)