Cooke to Show Full Frame Lenses for Red Weapon 8K at IBC2017

Cooke Optics will bring its latest lens developments to IBC 2017 including the new S7/I line-up. The company will also show the Panchro/i Classic and two true front anamorphic zoom lenses for the Anamorphic/i series.

Cooke Optic's new S7/i Full Frame Plus prime lens range is designed to cover the emergent full frame cinema camera sensors, up to the full sensor area (46.31mm image circle) of the Red Weapon 8K (the super 35 image circle is around 28mm).

The new lenses – which, like all Cooke lenses, feature the ‘Cooke Look’ – are available in focal lengths of 18, 25, 32, 40, 50, 75, 100 and 135mm. All Cooke S7/i Primes have a true T2.0 aperture and cover 35/Super 35mm, full frame and beyond. The lenses are colour matched to the Anamorphic/i, S4/i, miniS4/i, 5/i and Pancro/i Classic lenses.

The S7/i have a common fixed front diameter of 110mm, with a focus drive gear of 140T x 0.8 metric module and an iris drive gear of 134T x 0.8. The lenses incorporate a nine-leaf linear iris assembly. The average weight of an S7/i lens is approximately 3.5kg.Mounts are Cooke Hardened PL with /i Technology contacts.

The lenses are available from June 2017.

Anamophic zoom from Cooke.

Anamophic zoom from Cooke.

Cooke will also present its front Anamorphic/i zoom lenses. The specifications for the 45-450mm Anamorphic/i zoom lens include 10x zoom front anamorphic, T4.5-22, 5’10” MOD from image plane and 3’11” close focus from the front of the lens. The 35-140mm Anamorphic/i zoom offers a unique combination of attributes allowing shooting from very wide angle to telephoto with a 4x zoom ratio and 2x Anamorphic squeeze. It features T3.1-22 aperture and anamorphic oval bokeh. The colour and depth of field characteristics of both zooms are matched to the rest of the Anamorphic/i prime range.

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