SLR Magic HyperPrime 17mm T1.6 Lens Launched for Micro Four Thirds Cameras

SLR Magic has announced an addition to its family of video-oriented manual focus fast primes.  SLR Magic HyperPrime 17mm T1.6 lens officially launched for Micro Four Thirds cameras

The 17mm T1.6 offers an angle of view equivalent to 34mm on full frame, and has geared focus and aperture rings. The lens will be available at the end of December 2013.

The price is not revealed yet but it will be closer to the 12mm T1.6 version which is priced for $599

SLR Magic HyperPrime 17mm T1.6 Lens Launched for Micro Four Thirds Cameras

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SLR Magic 17mm T1.6 Specifications

Lens Type:  Fast wide-angle lens
Compatible Cameras:  All micro four thirds mount cameras
Optical Design:  12 elements in 10 groups
Distance Settings: Distance range: 0.17m to ∞, combined scale meter/feet
Aperture: Manually controlled diaphragm, 10 aperture blades, Lowest value 16
Bayonet: Micro Four Thirds
Filter Mount: Internal thread for 52mm filter; filter mount does not rotate.
Surface Finish: Black anodized
Length to bayonet mount: approx. 78.65mm (approx. 3.10in)
Largest diameter: approx. 56.3mm (approx. 2.21in)
Weight: approx. 340g (approx. 12oz)