Compact Prime CP.2 Lenses

Compact and Lightweight lenses with Interchangeable Mount System.

Compact Prime CP.2 Lenses

Interchangeable Mount System allows usage of lenses for different camera systems (PL, EF, F, MFT, E mount).

Compact Prime CP.2 Lenses

Innovative 14 blade aperture construction allow nearly circular shape of iris.

Compact Prime CP.2 Lenses

Full-metal housing with standardized interfaces enables efficient handling in professional use.

Compact Prime CP.2 Lenses

Carl Zeiss T* coating and special optics designs ensure excellent optical performance.

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BIRTV - Beijing International Radio, TV & Film Equipment Exhibition

08/27/2014 - 08/30/2014
China, Beijing

IBC

09/12/2014 - 09/16/2014
Netherlands, Amsterdam

Broadcast India

10/15/2014 - 10/17/2014
India, Mumbai

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Compact Prime CP.2 Lenses

One of the most important aspects of a successful production is the competence and diversity of your team. Whether you’re shooting a commercial where exquisite color rendition and high contrast is important, or a tense, dramatic sequence in low light situations for a feature film, Compact Prime lenses offer you the performance you need to get the scene right. With a wide range of focal lengths, full-frame coverage, fantastic image quality, great flare suppression and precise focusing through the large rotation angle, Compact Prime lenses give you a flexible set of tools to make your film shine. With its long history in both photo and cine lenses, Carl Zeiss is dedicated to supporting filmmakers and allowing you to benefit from the highest possible image quality in any situation.

  • Interchangeable Mount
  • Full frame coverage (CP.2 18mm only APS-H)
  • Robust cine style housing with the ability to utilize follow-focus
  • Standard focus and iris gear positions
  • Five different mounts available (PL, EF, F, E and MFT mount)
  • Consistent front diameter (except of 50 Macro)
  • Longer focus rotation and a manual focus and iris
  • Calibrated focus scales

Application

Switching between traditional film and digital PL cine cameras and HDSLR cameras is no longer an issue. The Compact Prime CP.2 lenses’ improved functionality means improved ergonomics compared to standard SLR lenses, standard housing dimensions, standard focus and iris gear positions, a consistent front diameter, a robust construction, longer focus rotation and a manual focus, thereby providing the flexibility users demand. With precision and speed - Compact Prime CP.2 lenses are the perfect tool for Independent filmmakers, professional still photographers expanding their services or large studios using HDSLR’s as a second camera for TV and feature film productions.

Technical Data

Compact Prime CP.2
Aperture Close Focus1 Length2 Front diameter Weight AOV3
CP.2 15 mm/T2.9 T 2.9 to T 22 0.3 m / 12'' 86 mm / 3.39'' 114 mm / 4.5'' 0.9 kg / 2.0 lbs 79°
CP.2 18 mm/T3.6 T 3.6 to T 22 0.3 m / 12'' 80 mm / 3.15'' 114 mm / 4.5'' 0.9 kg / 2.0 lbs 69°
CP.2 21 mm/T2.9 T 2.9 to T 22 0.24 m / 10'' 80 mm / 3.15'' 114 mm / 4.5'' 1.0 kg / 2.2 lbs 61°
CP.2 25 mm/T2.9 T 2.9 to T 22 0.17 m / 7'' 80 mm / 3.15'' 114 mm / 4.5'' 0.9 kg / 2.0 lbs 53°
CP.2 25 mm/T2.1 T 2.1 to T 22 0.26 m / 10'' 80 mm / 3.15'' 114 mm / 4.5'' 0.9 kg / 2.0 lbs 53°
CP.2 28 mm/T2.1 T 2.1 to T 22 0.24 m / 10'' 80 mm / 3.15'' 114 mm / 4.5'' 1.0 kg / 2.2 lbs 48°
CP.2 35 mm/T2.1 T 2.1 to T 22 0.3 m / 12'' 80 mm / 3.15'' 114 mm / 4.5'' 1.0 kg / 2.2 lbs 39°
CP.2 50 mm/T2.1 T 2.1 to T 22 0.45 m / 18'' 80 mm / 3.15'' 114 mm / 4.5'' 0.9 kg / 2.0 lbs 28°
CP.2 85 mm/T2.1 T 2.1 to T 22 1 m / 3'3'' 80 mm / 3.15'' 114 mm / 4.5'' 0.9 kg / 2.0 lbs 17°
CP.2 100 mm/T2.1 CF T 2.1 to T 22 0.7 m / 2'6'' 132 mm / 5.19'' 114 mm / 4.5'' 1.5 kg / 3.3 lbs 14°
CP.2 135 mm/T2.1 T 2.1 to T 22 1 m / 3'3'' 149 mm / 5.86'' 114 mm / 4.5'' 1.6 kg / 3.5 lbs 11°
CP.2 50 mm/T2.1 Macro T 2.1 to T 22 0.24 m / 10'' 132 mm / 5.19'' 134 mm / 5.3'' 1.4 kg /3.0 lbs 28°

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“)

Awards

Vidy Award 2010

Cool Award 2011