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Samyang hat drei neue lichtstarke Objektive speziell für den Videoeinsatz vorgestellt: Ein 24mm, 50mm und 85mm, jeweils mit Lichtstärke T1,5.

Die Objektive werden für fünf Kamera-Bajonettanschlüsse gefertigt – darunter Sony E-Mount und Micro Four Thirds. Alle Objektive sollen ab Ende August verfügbar sein und kosten jeweils 1899 €.

Samyang XEEN-Reihe für Videoeinsatz

Die neue XEEN-Reihe wurde speziell für professionelle Filmproduktionen entwickelt. Durch den Vollformat-Bildkreis und die hohe Transmissionslichtstärke von 1,5, sind diese Objektive allen Profi-Standards gewachsen. Außerdem verfügen die innenfokusierten Objektive über die Möglichkeit 6k Video aufzulösen und eine einheitliche Bauform, die sich auf die Baulänge und einen fixen Zahnkranzabstand für Blenden- und Fokusring bezieht.

Die Objektive von Samyang sollen in Deutschland bereits ab Ende August verfügbar sein, der Preis beträgt für alle drei Objektive jeweils 1.899 €.

Die wichtigsten Eckdaten

Brennweite 24 mm 50 mm 85 mm
APS-C
(KB-äquivalant)
36 mm 75 mm 127,5 mm
Micro Four Thirds
(KB-äquivalant)
48 mm 100 mm 170 mm
Optische Konstruktion 13 Linsen / 12 Gruppen 9 Linsen / 6 Gruppen 13 Linsen / 12 Gruppen
Maximale Blendenöffnung 1,5 1,5 1,5
Fokusbereich 0,25 bis unendlich 0,45m bis unendlich 1,12m bis unendlich
Abmessungen Ø 117,6 x 113,7 mm bis 147,7 mm (je nach Mount)
Gewicht 1.135 g bis 1.185 g (je nach Bajonett) 1.115 g bis 1.165 g (je nach Bajonett) 1.200 g bis 1.250 g (je nach Bajonett)
Bajonett Nikon F, Canon EF, Sony FE, Micro Four Thirds, PL

Die englische Pressemitteilung:

XEEN Introduces Professional Video-Cinema Lenses

  • 24mm 50mm, 85mm, all T1.5. Outstanding resolving power for high-definition videos, coupled with a bright T1.5 aperture
  • A distillation of Samyang’s expertise in the field of optics
  • Three new lenses will be released next year to complete the XEEN series

SEOUL, August 10, 2015 – A professional video-cinema lens brand, XEEN was announced today. The XEEN series consists of a 24mm T1.5, a 50mm T1.5, and an 85mm T1.5. It provides outstanding image quality with resolving power for high-definition videos, and a bright T1.5 aperture. Three more lenses will be announced next year, to complete a line of professional cinema lenses.

The brand XEEN is named after ‘scene’ and ‘seen’ with ‘∞, x’ as the first letter of brand for ‘infinity.’ “There are unmet needs for video-cinema lens with superior image quality for broad range of consumers from enthusiastic productions to professional director of photography. We believe XEEN will provide infinite experiences of video and filmmaking. Now with a T1.5 aperture and resolving power for high-definition videos, producers can concentrate solely on realizing their creative power,” stated Jay M. Kwon, executive marketing director at XEEN.

XEEN lenses come in 24mm, 50mm, and 85mm focal lengths. On a Super 35 sensor, the lenses will give an equivalent view of 35mm, 75mm, and 155mm, which are focal lengths that are commonly used in a variety of cinema and video productions. Three more lenses are planned for release next year for a complete set of six lenses for professional video and cinema.

The main characteristics of XEEN lenses are their outstanding resolving power, which is suitable for high-definition videos. Specializing in professional cine lenses, XEEN is a brand launched by Samyang Optics. The newly announced lenses are designed with Samyang Optics‘ know-how and have resolving power for high-definition videos. In addition, the XEEN lenses feature Multi-Nano-Coatings ensuring maximum image quality by minimizing lens flare and ghosting.

The T1.5 aperture is another major feature of the XEEN line of cine lenses. XEEN lenses reliably deliver high quality footage with clear contrast and impressive colors, even under less-than-optimal lighting conditions. The large aperture also creates a pleasing bokeh effect for a cinematic look.

Harvey Glenn, a director from England, called XEEN lenses “impressive,” and described his as a “very sharp lens with bright T1.5” A German director, Frank Glencairn, proclaimed the XEEN series as “the game changer” in the cinema lens market, made to deliver “nothing but amazing image quality.”

Samyang Optics, a rapidly growing company, that fulfills the needs of a wide range of camera users from novices to advanced amateurs, has created the XEEN brand of lenses for professional users, placing itself at the forefront of the optical industry.

Created to deliver infinite possibilities, the XEEN lenses will be globally available in mid-August. Visit the official website (http://www.xeenglobal.com) and Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/xeenglobal) for more details.

About XEEN
A professional video-cinema lens brand, XEEN aims to provide superior optics, for maximum user satisfaction. The name XEEN comes from the experience of ‘scene’ and ‘seen’. The first letter is replaced by an ‘X’, which represents infinity; limitless experiences and possibilities. With bright T1.5 apertures and resolving power for high-definition videos, directors are free to concentrate on the only thing that matters – realizing their creative power. A masterpiece of both from and function, made to meet the needs of professional video-cinema producers and creators, XEEN blazes a new trail in the professional lens market. Discover XEEN. Created something unexpected. For more details, please visit the official website (http://www.xeenglobal.com) and Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/xeenglobal).

About The Author

Leon Baumgardt ist studierter Photoingenieur und leidenschaftlicher Hobbyfotograf. Er ist Redakteur für das Systemkamera und das L-Camera Blog.

5 Comments

  1. Die Angaben der Brennweite für 4/3 scheint nicht zu stimmen bei 24mm, es muss 48 und nicht 72 lauten.

  2. Hallo,
    nicht nur der Preis ist sehr ungewöhnlch, auch der Fokusbereich.
    Gruß

  3. Könnte sein, dass im Fokusbereich die Naheinstellung zw 24mm u 85mm vertauscht ist?

  4. Ja, natürlich.
    Gruß

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