New Generation High End 12x Cine Zoom

Successor model to industry reference OPTIMO 24-290 & 28-340, the Optimo Ultra 12x is the ideal long-range zoom for high-end productions: feature films, TV series, live stage, commercials, music videos.

The lens features a totally new optical & mechanical design, offering even better optical performance, and improved mechanical stability and serviceability.

 

Thanks to the IRO technology®, the lens can be configured in three different versions: S35 (Ø 31.1mm), U35 (Ø 34.6mm) and FF/VV (Ø 46.3mm) with dedicated sets of rear and rings.

Specifications

ZOOM RATIO 12x
FOCAL LENGTH 24-290
APERTURE T2.8
CLOSE FOCUS 1.22m / 4ft
INTERNAL FOCUS Yes
IMAGE CIRCLE COVERAGE 31.1mm
WEIGHT (APPROX. )12.6 kg / 27.7lbs
LENGTH 472mm / 18.6in
FRONT DIAMETER 162mm


Main Features

New Optical Design

- Completely new optical design to enable Full Frame Coverage
- Well controlled optical performances at each focal length and focus distance by having a good balance between contrast and resolution –appealing cinematic look
- Superb image quality from open aperture, considered as “variable primes”
- Low distortion
- No ramping, minimal breathing, very fast for 12x zoom ratios
- Efficient use of aspherical elements to minimize color fringing
- Very short MOD 1.22m/4’1’’ in S35 – 1.24m/4’1’’ in Ultra S35 – lower or equal to 1.5m /5’ in FF/VV

New Mechanical Design

- Completely newly designed mechanics vs. 24-290 & 28-340
- Improved mechanical stability, and serviceability.
- Weight reduction of moving components
- Reduce dust inhale by improving airflow and adding dust traps
- Precise and ergonomic focus ring with scale rotation of 321 degrees, the largest in the industry and over 70 focus marks.
- User changeable focus marking rings (focusing scales available in feet or metric)
- Mechanical components based on light-weight material with dedicated anti-abrasion coating
- Adapted to extreme shooting environments (passive thermalisation from -20°C to +40°C)
- PL mount lens. Additional lens mounts to come.
- Available accessories: carrying handle, front protective glass, Optimo extenders

Multiple Image Format Design

Two packages available

ZoomS35 + U35 kit ( Standard Optimo Ultra 12X U35 package)
ZoomS35 + U35 kit + FF/VV kit (Full Optimo Ultra 12X FF/VV package)

Angular field of view (for film 35mm : 22x16mm)

Focal Length 24 mm 290 mm
Horizontal angular field of view 48.2° 4.4°
Object dimensions at MOD (mm) 538×732 47×65
Angular field of view (for film S35mm : 24.9×18.67mm)

Focal Length 24 mm 290 mm
Horizontal angular field of view 54.0° 5.0°
Object dimensions at MOD (mm) 632×860 55×73

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