ZEISS 70-200mm T2.9 Compact Zoom CZ.2 Lens (PL Mount)

ZEISS 70-200mm T2.9 Compact Zoom CZ.2 Lens (PL Mount)

ZEISS 70-200mm T2.9 Compact Zoom CZ.2 Lens (PL Mount)

B&H # ZECZ2T2972PF MFR # 1984-031
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Product Highlights

  • Full-Frame Coverage (36 x 24 mm)
  • No Focus Shift Over the Zoom Range
  • Robust Cine-Style Housing
  • Calibrated Focus Scales
  • T* Coating and Internal Light Traps
  • Circular Shape of Iris
  • Interchangeable Lens Mounts
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ZEISS 70-200mm overview

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The ZEISS 70-200mm T2.9 Compact Zoom CZ.2 Lens with PL Mount is a telephoto zoom lens that is optimized for motion picture production. The lens offers full-frame (36 x 24 mm) coverage and exhibits no focus shift over the zoom range. The cine-style housing features calibrated focus scales and industry standard gearing for focus, iris and zoom. At 9.84" long and with a weight of 6.2 lb, the 70-200mm is relatively compact and lightweight, which makes it ideal for handheld and Steadicam applications.

ZEISS Compact Zooms utilize T* anti-reflex coating and internal light traps to suppress flare, and a circular iris renders attractive bokeh. Interchangeable lens mounts are available in PL, Canon EF, Nikon F, Micro 4/3, and Sony E, which means that users are not locked into a single camera system. A range of mounting options and 4K-ready optics make the 70-200mm Compact Zoom a virtually "future proof" lens.

Full-frame coverage (36 x 24 mm)
No focus shift over the zoom range
Robust cine-style housing and calibrated focus scales
T* anti-reflex coating and internal light traps suppress flare
Circular shape of iris
Interchangeable lens mounts
Imperial measurements
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ZEISS 70-200mm T2.9 Compact Zoom CZ.2 Lens (PL Mount)
  • Interchangeable PL Mount
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty
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    ZEISS 70-200mm specs

    Focal Length 70 - 200mm
    Lens Mount ARRI PL
    Format Full Frame
    Image Circle Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Maximum T-Stop T2.9
    Minimum T-Stop T22
    Horizontal Angle of View MFT: 5 - 14°
    Full Frame: 10 - 29°
    Super 35: 7 - 20°
    Minimum Focus Distance from Image Plane 5' / 1.5 m
    Elements/Groups Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Iris Blades Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Front Diameter 95 mm
    Filter Thread Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Focus Scales Imperial
    Electronic Communication Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Tripod Mounting Thread Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Dimensions (W x H) Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Length 9.84" / 250 mm
    Weight 6.2 lb / 2.8 kg
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 10.4 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 18.4 x 12.5 x 12.4"

    ZEISS 70-200mm reviews

    70-200mm T2.9 Compact Zoom CZ.2 Lens (PL Mount) is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 2.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing Glass, great form factor Extremely lightweight and completely another type of beast if comparing with either Nikon or Canon plastic lenses. Interchangeable mount makes it a really cool lens for many situations. In PL version, you can also add a 2x Extender and get a 140-400mm with still a extremely good quality and very useful for wildlife as well as other appplications. Mount is very solid and weight helps to move quickly as well. Wether you want to shoot a film, a comercial, a concert or music video, having this lens will open you to a whole new world of possibilities due to its characteristics. The quality of this lens surpassed my expectations honestly but since it is not a rehoused still lens, but a whole new cinema lens design it makes sense. Many grumpy cinematographers would still say this is neither a DSLR lens nor a High End cinema lens, but I can tell you this lens is up to compete with bigger and more expensive lenses anytime for a much lower price, which still is not low but worth each penny.
    Date published: 2014-03-24
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Zeiss Quality at a competive price Perfect zoom range starting at 70mm. Will be perfect for 4k applications as well. Excellent image quality and color balance. But you expect that from a Zeiss lens
    Date published: 2013-10-18
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