Carl Zeiss unveils Compact Prime CP.2 and Lightweight Zoom LWZ.2 lenses

Apr 19, 2010
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When it comes to optics and lenses for cameras of all sorts Carl Zeiss is one of the most well known names in the industry. The company typically offers lenses and optics on cameras and video cameras and has unveiled a new range of lenses for DSLR cameras that shoot HD video.

Carl Zeiss has unveiled a new compact Prime CP.2 lens system for HDDSLR cameras that are claimed to be the world's first cine lenses for the category. The lenses will work on high-end DSLRs for Canon and Nikon cameras like the 5D Mark II. The lenses have interchangeable mounts for current and future upgrades and will be offered in focal lengths from 18mm to 85mm.

Zeiss also has unveiled new lightweight zoom lenses with interchangeable PL, EF, and F mounts that cover DSLRs from Nikon and Canon with HD recording capability. Pricing on the lenses is unknown, but they will not be cheap.


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