The Schneider FF primes are a unique set of lenses. The 18mm FF Prime has a max aperture of T2.4, utilises a 35mm Full Frame image circle (24x36mm), and are offered in PL, Nikon F, and Canon EF mount. At approximately 3.5 lbs each, these primes are perfectly sized for handling and portability. The integrated focus, and iris gears are all arranged in the same position from the mount making lens swaps a breeze while shooting. Don’t be held back by mount options and image circle requirements. The Schneider FF-Primes can handle almost any format on any camera.
In today’s fast moving world the last thing you want to slow you down is your optics package. That’s why Xenon FF-Primes were custom designed from the ground up to be versatile enough to work with an array of cameras and accessories you may need for various projects today and tomorrow. So whether it is RED Dragon, Canon C100/C300/C500, Arri Alexa, Black Magic, Sony F5/F55 and HDSLR cameras, these compact lenses provide 4K resolution and cover the full 43.3 mm image circle usable on Canon 5D Mark III and Nikon D800 cameras.
Each compact lens offers all new optical and mechanical design for outstanding operation and performance as well as rugged reliability. The circular 14-blade aperture is specially engineered for a smooth and consistent bokeh. The precision constant volume focusing design ensures that breathing is minimised – and with a 300-degree barrel rotation , the manual focus markings offer accuracy and repeatability. Additionally all lenses are colour-matched for consistency.
Engineered for compatibility with industry-standard cine-style accessories like follow focus rings and matte boxes, the Xenon FF Primes feature identical external dimensions and positioning of focus and gear rings in each focal length. Operators will appreciate using the oversized focus and distance scales that are readable on both sides of the lens.