SLR Magic has announced the Cine 21mm T1.6, price tag $599, and the Cine 50mm T1.4, price tag $599, prime lenses for Micro Four Thirds cameras. The new SLR Magic lenses both offer full manual control and feature an 82mm thread front and 85mm front diameter.
The Cine 21mm T1.6 weighs 700g and features an optical construction of 13 elements in 11 groups. The Cine 50mm T1.4 weighs slightly less at 630g and is comprised of six elements in five groups.
With the new lenses, SLR Magic’s Cine range for Micro Four Thirds now includes the 12mm T2.8, 18mm T2.8, 21mm T1.6, 25mm T1.5 and 50mm T1.4 optics.
You can buy SLR Magic optics at Adorama.
From the press text
Both lenses all feature full manual control, have a 82mm thread front, a 85mm front diameter for clamp on matte box, are all 0.8 Mod geared and are almost identical in form factor and weight.
A 21mm and 50mm are now added to the MicroPrime range. With a new design, these 2 new focal lengths will now round out the existing range and provide more choice and versatility to all Micro Prime shooters. The range for MFT will now include 12mm T2.8, 18mm T2.8, 21mm T1.6, 25mm T1.5, 50mm T1.4.
SLR Magic have been synonymous with sharp images wide open with smooth roll off, beautiful bokeh edge to edge and are fast becoming the lens of choice rather than an alternative for the Cine and Photo industry.
MicroPrime CINE 21mm T1.6
Mount: Micro Four Thirds
MSRP: US $599
Optical Structure: 13 elements in 11 groups
Image Circle: θ32
MicroPrime CINE 50mm T1.4