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PolarPro 82mm Peter McKinnon Signature Edition II Variable ND 1.8 to 2.7 Filter (6 to 9-Stop)

BH #PO8269VNDED2 • MFR #82-6/9-VND-ED2
PolarPro 82mm Peter McKinnon Signature Edition II Variable ND 1.8 to 2.7 Filter (6 to 9-Stop)
Key Features
  • Variable 1.8 to 2.7 Neutral Density
  • Reduces Exposure by 6 to 9 Stops
  • Darkens Entire Image
  • Greater Control over Exposure Settings
The 82mm Peter McKinnon Signature Edition Variable ND 1.8 to 2.7 Filter from PolarPro is designed for lenses with 82mm front filter threads and provides an exposure reduction of 6 to 9 stops. The 1.8 to 2.7 density creates a darkening of the entire image, allowing a wider aperture or slower shutter speed than usually possible. The degree of density is easily controlled by rotating the front filter ring, helping to predetermine the additional exposure length required. By slowing the exposure time, you convey movement or increase the blur. By increasing the aperture, the image depth of field can be more easily controlled. For easier, repeatable control over density settings, the front ring features a numbered scale of the stop values, and it also features haptic feedback to feel a click when reaching a number without the need to look at the ring. The ring features side knurling for a secure grip and to further enable fast and precise positioning, and it is designed to prevent any rotation beyond the stop values etched on it.
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PolarPro Peter McKinnon 6-9 Stops VND Ed2 Overview

The 82mm Peter McKinnon Signature Edition Variable ND 1.8 to 2.7 Filter from PolarPro is designed for lenses with 82mm front filter threads and provides an exposure reduction of 6 to 9 stops. The 1.8 to 2.7 density creates a darkening of the entire image, allowing a wider aperture or slower shutter speed than usually possible. The degree of density is easily controlled by rotating the front filter ring, helping to predetermine the additional exposure length required. By slowing the exposure time, you convey movement or increase the blur. By increasing the aperture, the image depth of field can be more easily controlled. For easier, repeatable control over density settings, the front ring features a numbered scale of the stop values, and it also features haptic feedback to feel a click when reaching a number without the need to look at the ring. The ring features side knurling for a secure grip and to further enable fast and precise positioning, and it is designed to prevent any rotation beyond the stop values etched on it.

This filter is constructed from quartz glass for enhanced durability. To prevent internal ghosting and reflections, 16 layers of antireflective coatings offer scratch protection to the filter substrate while promoting clarity and color fidelity. The coatings also provide improved beading when in contact with water or oil, allowing for more efficient cleaning.

The quartz optics are set within an aluminum alloy filter ring assembly for lightweight durability. The unique Defender 360 hybrid case/cover is included for storage and transport and acts as both a front cap when the filter is in place on a lens and as a rigid dustproof and waterproof storage case by adding the rear cover when the filter is not in use.

Variable neutral density filter allows applying differing amounts of density from scene to scene.
1.8 to 2.7 neutral density filter darkens the entire image area to easily photograph with a longer shutter speed for added blur or to convey more movement.
Providing a reduction of 6 to 9 stops, this filter allows a wider aperture to control the depth of field and help emphasize the subject.
Offers increased flexibility to use specific ISO settings or ISO films under bright ambient light.
Provides increased exposure flexibility while using cinema or video cameras within a designated film frame rate.
Constructed from quartz glass for enhanced durability.
Multi-coated to prevent internal ghosting and reflections while promoting clarity and color fidelity.
Side knurling allows the filter glass to be easily rotated.
Filter ring incorporates a haptic feedback mechanism for quick adjustment, without stopping to look at the filter position.
Front filter ring scale ensures that its rotation corresponds to the filter's exposure reduction range.
Microfiber cloth for cleaning and maintenance.
Includes Defender 360 hybrid cap/case for storage and transport, featuring a waterproof and dustproof seal.
UPC: 817465026038

PolarPro Peter McKinnon 6-9 Stops VND Ed2 Specs

Filter Type
Variable ND
Density
1.8 (6-Stop) to 2.7 (9-Stop)
Circular Size
82 mm Rear Filter Thread
Front Accessory Thread / Bayonet
Unthreaded
Coatings
Multi-Coating
Filter Material
Glass
Ring Material
Aluminum
Knurling
Side
Packaging Info
Package Weight
0.47 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
4.9 x 4.6 x 1.2"

PolarPro Peter McKinnon 6-9 Stops VND Ed2 Reviews

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Which filter should i purchase to fit my Sigma ...

Which filter should i purchase to fit my Sigma 50mm and Sirui 50mm?
Asked by: Brien
The PolarPro 82mm Peter McKinnon Signature Edition II Variable ND 1.8 to 2.7 Filter (6 to 9-Stop), B&H # PO8269VNDED2, listed above would be compatible for use with the Sirui 50mm T2.9 Full Frame 1.6x Anamorphic Lens as it has 82mm front filter threads. As the Sirui 50mm f/1.8 Anamorphic 1.33x Lens uses smaller 67mm front filter threads, the PolarPro 67mm Peter McKinnon Signature Edition II Variable ND 1.8 to 2.7 Filter (6 to 9-Stop), B&H # PO6769VNDED2, would instead be compatible for use with the Sirui 50mm f/1.8 Anamorphic 1.33x Lens. As the Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Lens has 77mm front filter threads, the PolarPro 77mm Peter McKinnon Signature Edition II Variable ND 1.8 to 2.7 Filter (6 to 9-Stop), B&H # PO7769VNDED2, would be the correct size filter for use on the Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Lens.
Answered by: Manzell
Date published: 2022-02-17

Does the V1 have issues with filming windows and ...

Does the V1 have issues with filming windows and dark color too?
Asked by: Heather
This filter would not exhibit issues with filming windows or dark colors.
Answered by: Kirk
Date published: 2021-04-19

Is there a "minimum" spot on this filter that is ...

Is there a "minimum" spot on this filter that is light enough to focus through? Or are you trying to focus through the 6-stop ND?
Asked by: CIndy
The minimum is the 6-Stop so that is what you'll be focusing through.
Answered by: Jonathan
Date published: 2023-01-06

Are all the original accessories included unless ...

Are all the original accessories included unless otherwise stated, or might some accessories be missing?
Asked by: Chris
The PolarPro 82mm Peter McKinnon Signature Edition II Variable ND 1.8 to 2.7 Filter (6 to 9-Stop) is an 82mm screw on filter. And does not come with accessories as none are needed to use it. it does come with, Defender 360 Filter Cover/Case and a Cleaning Cloth.
Answered by: Robert
Date published: 2023-07-31

What is the difference between the Peter McKinnon ...

What is the difference between the Peter McKinnon Signature Edition PolarPro 77-6/9 filter for 249.99 vs. the one for 299.99?
Asked by: Tom
The Polar Pro Peter McKinnon Signature Edition II ($249.99) is the newer variant of the filter. It has a haptic feedback mechanism that clicks to indicate when you've reached the next or previous stop. The ring is also a bit more gold than it's predecessor and comes in a smaller environmental friendly package. The older version ($299) comes in a bigger fancier box, does not have the haptic feedback and is optically the same as the newer variant. If I were you, I would go with the Signature Edition II, it's cheaper and it's the most updated version of the filter.
Answered by: Stephen
Date published: 2023-01-27

What's the difference between this filter and the ...

What's the difference between this filter and the seemingly identical Edition I version, which is $50 cheaper right here at B&H?
Asked by: Douglas
The version II has haptic feedback, so each stop has a click to notify you when you've reached the desired stop without really looking. It comes in a much smaller, eco-friendly package, a newly designed defender case and the trim is a little bit more gold. Optically there really isn't a difference. I have the original 2-5 and the newer 6-9 and the image is identical. Different color shifts but it's almost non-existant. Hopefully this helps!
Answered by: Stephen
Date published: 2021-05-27

Why would one choose 2-5 over 6-9 or vice versa? ...

Why would one choose 2-5 over 6-9 or vice versa? If I can only choose one which one would it be and why?
Asked by: Jonathan
It all depends on what you are shooting, the type of lens you have and the lighting conditions, etc... If you have a very fast lens and it is very bright outside, then the 6-9 is more appropriate.
Answered by: Rob
Date published: 2021-12-17

What's the front filter thread size of this ...

What's the front filter thread size of this filter?
Asked by: Kyle
The front filter thread is 67mm
Answered by: Kirk
Date published: 2021-12-27
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