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Century Precision Optics DS-55WA-58 0.55x Reversible Wide Angle Adapter Lens - 58mm (Screw Mount)

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Century Precision Optics DS-55WA-58 0.55x Reversible Wide Angle Adapter Lens - 58mm (Screw Mount)
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Century Precision Optics 0DS-55WA-58 Overview

The .55x Reversible Wide-Angle Adapter is the first dual purpose lens accessory. When attached to the lens front in one direction, the .55x performs like Century's other high quality wide-angle adapters, offering a significantly wider angle of view, with minimal distortion. Used with the Sony VX-1000, the .55x provides a horizontal viewing angle of 73 degrees (93 degrees measured diagonally).

When you want to go "wow-em" wide with a fisheye effect, simply remove the .55x optical element, flip it around, and thread it on the other way. Voila! It becomes a fisheye adapter. Oriented this way, the .55x provides a wider angle pronounced barrel distortion. When used as a fisheye adapter on the Sony VX-1000, the 55x offers a horizontal viewing angle of 92 degrees and a diagonal viewing angle of 115 degrees.

The Digital Series is a family of high quality lenses available in a screw-on version with 58mm threads for use on camcorders and palmcorders, like the Panasonic AG-EZ1 or the AG-456. Step-up rings are also available for adapting to even smaller lens fronts.

With Century Precision Optics' range of video lens accessories, you can capture a stunning panorama, zoom in on a postage stamp or reach across a stadium to get a close-up. Many shots that would have been impossible to execute, or required prohibitively expensive specialized lenses are now possible, using your own lenses. By choosing the right tool, you can alter the optical characteristics of your lenses to dramatically expand their range and usefulness and capture imaginative new perspectives. Century products are found on the world's best optics, including Angenieux, Canon, Schneider, Fujinon and Zeiss. So, for answers to everyday optical problems, as well as creative solutions for unusual shooting dilemmas, look for a Century Precision optical tool, and expand the flexibility of your Video system.

UPC: 605228086869

Century Precision Optics 0DS-55WA-58 Specs

Packaging Info
Package Weight
0.55 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
4.7 x 4.3 x 2.3"

Century Precision Optics 0DS-55WA-58 Reviews

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will this lens work with the canon xf100?

will this lens work with the canon xf100?
Asked by: Akiva
Yes, the Canon XF100 and the Century Precision Optics 0DS-55WA-58 have a 58mm filter diameter.
Answered by: Nicholas
Date published: 2020-12-29

Will this work on a Canon xf705 lens?

Will this work on a Canon xf705 lens?
Asked by: Chris
This lens is designed to work with older Standard Definition 4x3 camcorders like the Sony VX1000. We do not recommend it for a 16x9 HD/4K camcorder like the XF705. Instead we suggest the Canon WA-U58 Wide Attachment Lens (0.8x), BH #CAWAU58.
Answered by: Joseph
Date published: 2020-01-14


How does one attach a filter to this, such as a UV filter to protect the lens?
Asked by: Chris
Wide angle lenses such as these cause filtering challenges. The answer is usually a extra large filter to avoid vignetting and a equally large filter holder that often is a clamp because a screw-in filter is likely to be seen in the picture. The manufacturer stated in our correspondence that the front diameter of this is 75mm and suggested a 3rd party clamp. In order to avoid vignetting, I am suggesting that you use 88mm filters. Since we cannot test this for you, this is given only as an opinion that the 88mm filters will work. If there is vignetting, then the Cavision CR93-75 Clamp-On / Step Up Ring - 75mm Clamp to 93mm Filter Thread B&H # CACR9375 should do the trick.
Answered by: Dennis A L.
Date published: 2018-08-27
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