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NiSi ATHENA PRIME 50mm T1.9 Full-Frame Lens (L Mount, Drop-In Filter)

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NiSi ATHENA PRIME 50mm T1.9 Full-Frame Lens (L Mount, Drop-In Filter)
Key Features
  • Full-Frame | T1.9 to T22
  • 80mm Front Diameter
  • 10 Aperture Blades
  • 0.8 MOD Focus and Aperture Gears
Capture high-quality images using a full-frame camera with a Leica L mount with this NiSi ATHENA PRIME 50mm T1.9 Full-Frame Lens. The lens features 10 aperture blades, micro-contrast control, and low chromatic aberration to highlight image details without distortion. It has an aperture range of T1.9 to T22 and an 80mm front diameter with minimal focus breathing.
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NiSi ATHENA Prime Cine 50mm T1.9 Overview

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Capture high-quality images using a full-frame camera with a Leica L mount with this NiSi ATHENA PRIME 50mm T1.9 Full-Frame Lens. The lens features 10 aperture blades, micro-contrast control, and low chromatic aberration to highlight image details without distortion. It has an aperture range of T1.9 to T22 and an 80mm front diameter with minimal focus breathing.

The focus ring is capable of rotating 300° for intuitive control. Markings on the lens are fluorescent and in both feet and meters. The lens has a wide 40.1° horizontal angle of view and a 46mm image circle to capture as many details as possible. An included drop-in filter mount places your lens filters of choice in between your camera sensor and lens body.

Features at a Glance
  • Maximum T1.9 aperture for deep depth of view and increased area of focus
  • 10 aperture blades for smooth, circular bokeh
  • 300° focus ring rotation
  • Fluorescent markings in feet and meters
  • 80mm front diameter
  • Drop-in filter mount
  • 19.7" minimum focusing distance
  • Industry-standard 0.8 MOD focus and aperture rings for use with follow focus systems

NiSi ATHENA Prime Cine 50mm T1.9 Specs

Key Specs
Focal Length
50mm
Maximum Aperture
T1.9
Lens Mount
Leica L
Lens Format Coverage
Full Frame
Filter Thread
77 mm
Image Stabilization
No
Electronic Communication
No
Maximum Aperture
T1.9
Minimum Aperture
T22
Lens Mount
Leica L
Interchangeable Mount
No
Lens Format Coverage
Full Frame
Image Circle
46.0 mm
Angle of View
Full Frame
Diagonal: 47.5°
Horizontal: 40.1°
Vertical: 27.2°
Focus Scales
Metric, Imperial
Filter Thread
77 mm
Minimum Focus Distance
From Unspecified Point in Lens: 19.7" / 0.5 m
Maximum Magnification Ratio
Not Specified by Manufacturer
Diaphragm Blades
10
Image Stabilization
No
Gear Standard
Focus: 0.8 MOD / 32 Pitch
Gear Rotation
Focus 300°
Electronic Communication
No
Diameter
3.1" / 80 mm
Length
7" / 177.8 mm
Weight
3 lb / 1361 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight
2.555 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
6.9 x 5.8 x 5"

NiSi ATHENA Prime Cine 50mm T1.9 Reviews

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What is the focus throw of this lens in degrees?

What is the focus throw of this lens in degrees?
Asked by: Jerry
The NiSi ATHENA PRIME 50mm T1.9 Full-Frame Lens (PL Mount) focus throw is 300 degrees, as listed in the key features section of the listings overview.
Answered by: JonathanS
Date published: 2023-10-30

Is it possible to change the mount on an E mount ...

Is it possible to change the mount on an E mount lens to a PL mount? I have a Sony camera now, but in case I change cameras late
Asked by: Andrei
It is not possible. I would get the PL version and use an E-mount adapter if you want the most flexibility in the future.
Answered by: Zacky
Date published: 2023-08-20

Will it be possible to change from PL mount to E ...

Will it be possible to change from PL mount to E mount if desired?
Asked by: Andrei
Yes, through a PL to E adapter like the DZOFilm Octopus Lens Adapter - PL to Sony E (BH #DZOADPLEBLK).
Answered by: Zacky
Date published: 2023-07-30
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