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Canon CN-E 15.5-47mm T2.8 L SP Wide-Angle Cinema Zoom Lens with PL Mount

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Canon CN-E 15.5-47mm T2.8 L SP Wide-Angle Cinema Zoom Lens with PL Mount
Key Features
  • Engineered for 4K Resolution Cameras
  • Covers APS-C & Super 35 Sensor Sizes
  • 11 Blade Iris for Attractive Bokeh
  • Min. f/2.8 Aperture for Low Lit Scenes
The Canon CN-E 15.5-47mm T2.8 L SP Wide-Angle Cinema Zoom Lens with PL Mount joins the ranks of other Canon Cinema lenses that are engineered to serve the high-performance demands of the production community. Designed to work with 4K-resolution (4096 x 2160 pixels) cameras this EF mount lens surpasses the performance requirements of any HD imaging system. The CN-E 15.5-47mm T2.8 L SP Wide-Angle Cinema Zoom Lens with PL Mount also offers compatibility with industry-standard Super 35mm-equivalent image format as well as APS-C-size sensors. Plus the versatility of the PL mount version provides great flexibility for a production, because it allows it to choose from several different motion picture cameras instead of being relegated to just one camera, options are always better.
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Canon Cinema Zoom CN-E 15.5-47mm T2.8 Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Supports 4K Production Standards
  • 3Min. f/2.8 Aperture
  • 4Reduced M.O.D. of 19.7"
  • 5Special Glass & Construction
  • 6Better Marking Visibility
  • 7Cinematic Blurring
  • 8Flange-Back Adjustment Mechanism
  • 9Internal Focus Design
  • 10Supports Standard Accessories
  • 11Advanced Optical Design and Large Aspherical Lens

The Canon CN-E 15.5-47mm T2.8 L SP Wide-Angle Cinema Zoom Lens with PL Mount joins the ranks of other Canon Cinema lenses that are engineered to serve the high-performance demands of the production community. Designed to work with 4K-resolution (4096 x 2160 pixels) cameras this EF mount lens surpasses the performance requirements of any HD imaging system. The CN-E 15.5-47mm T2.8 L SP Wide-Angle Cinema Zoom Lens with PL Mount also offers compatibility with industry-standard Super 35mm-equivalent image format as well as APS-C-size sensors. Plus the versatility of the PL mount version provides great flexibility for a production, because it allows it to choose from several different motion picture cameras instead of being relegated to just one camera, options are always better.

The CN-E 15.5-47mm T2.8 L SP Wide-Angle Cinema Zoom Lens with PL Mount offers a bright f/2.8 maximum aperture allowing for use in even very low lit scenes. And with no changes in brightness during zooming, these lenses enable attractive bokeh (the way the lens renders out-of-focus points of light) when employing a shallow depth of field. And with a very low M.O.D. (minimum object distance) of 19.68" (0.5 m) this lens makes it possible for you to shoot tighter close-ups and assist in shooting in limited space environments. This makes this lens an attractive option for a production that will be shooting in various locations both in the field and on stage.

Additionally the CN-E 15.5-47mm T2.8 L SP Wide-Angle Cinema Zoom Lens with PL Mount features fluorite and large aspherical lens elements to achieve sharp, consistent images throughout its zoom range. This is beneficial because it offers peace of mind to the user that the image will stay consistent and sharp throughout, eliminating the need to as they say in the business, "we'll have to fix it in post". The lens also is equipped with control rings designed to maintain the proper amount of resistance with consistent operating torque, and a covered flange-back adjustment mechanism to meet numerous production application needs. The 11-blade aperture diaphragm also ensures smooth out-of-focus areas (attractive bokeh), while innovative glass construction counteracts barrel expansion and contraction to avoid temperature-induced marking discrepancies. This feature will be very beneficial to all those productions that shoot on stage under bright hot production lights. The CN-E 15.5-47mm T2.8 L SP Wide-Angle Cinema Zoom Lens with PL Mount also incorporates geared inner focusing to minimize focus-induced changes in the angle of view, reducing focus breathing virtually to zero.

Supports 4K Production Standards
High optical performance for use with 4K-resolution cameras offers a level of resolution exceeding four times the resolution of Full HD.
Min. f/2.8 Aperture
This offers bright performance, and the flexibility to shoot in very low lit environments. And with no changes in brightness during zooming, enables attractive bokeh.
Reduced M.O.D. of 19.7"
The lens offers a reduced minimum object distance of 19.7" (0.5 m) which makes possible tighter close-ups and facilitates shooting in limited-space environments.
Special Glass & Construction
Innovative glass construction counteracts barrel expansion and contraction to avoid temperature-induced marking discrepancies.
Better Marking Visibility
Focus, zoom, and iris markings are printed on angled surfaces, making them easier to read from behind the camera.
Cinematic Blurring
The lens is equipped with an 11-blade aperture diaphragm for soft, attractive blur characteristics.
Flange-Back Adjustment Mechanism
A covered flange-back mechanism is included for more accurate back-focus.
Internal Focus Design
With a focus rotation angle of approximately 300 degrees, the lens facilitates precise focusing performance. And geared inner focusing is utilized to minimize focus-induced changes in the angle of view, reducing focus breathing virtually to zero.
Supports Standard Accessories
The lens can be used with matte boxes and other standard manual and electronic movie industry accessories widely used in the motion picture production.
Advanced Optical Design and Large Aspherical Lens
The lens also features advanced optical design with fluorite and large aspherical lens elements to achieve sharp, consistent images throughout their zoom range.
UPC: 013803161380

Canon Cinema Zoom CN-E 15.5-47mm T2.8 Specs

Focal Length
15.5 to 47mm
Lens Format Coverage
Super35/APS-C
Filter Thread
105 mm
Minimum Focus Distance
From : 19.7" / 50 cm
Diaphragm Blades
11
Image Stabilization
No
Dimensions (W x H)
4.49 x 4.92" / 114.1 x 125 mm
Weight
4.8 lb / 2.2 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight
8 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
14 x 10 x 9"

Canon Cinema Zoom CN-E 15.5-47mm T2.8 Reviews

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question

This shows an ef mount. Does this come with a pl mount?
Asked by: Ben C.
Yes, this version comes with a PL Mount.
Answered by: Oliver C.
Date published: 2018-08-28

Will this show aperture and focal length data on ...

Will this show aperture and focal length data on Red DSMC2 cameras?
Asked by: Roger
The Canon CN-E 15.5-47mm T2.8 L SP Wide-Angle Cinema Zoom Lens with PL Mount has a PL mount that cannot transfer electronic data.
Answered by: Dennis A
Date published: 2022-03-24

question

Any feature film shot on this lens?dr asok
Asked by: Asok
While we were not able to find credits for this particular lens, here is one indie feature that has used Canon Cinema EOS lenses. http://bit.ly/2rYz8D4. I have not shot with this lens but I have with other Cinema EOS lenses. I would not hesitate shooting any feature with one.
Answered by: Dennis A L.
Date published: 2018-08-28

question

Like Zeiss cp2 lens ,this canon 15.5-47 t2.8 lens can be changed between pl and ef mount?Dr asok
Asked by: Asok
While it is not advertised, I would say yes, you can convert between the two. However, it is not user convertible and would be needed to be done, at cost, by a qualified Canon service technician.
Answered by: Dennis A L.
Date published: 2018-08-28

Does this lens cover the Red Gemini sensor at 5K?

Does this lens cover the Red Gemini sensor at 5K?
Asked by: Roger
There will be some vignetting at the wider focal lengths since the image circle of the Canon CN-E 15.5-47mm T2.8 Cinema Zoom Lens is 31.4mm and the diagonal of the RED Gemini is 35.61mm. There will be no need to crop in at 4K. .
Answered by: Nicholas
Date published: 2021-01-14

What is the filter thread pitch? 105xM0.75 or ...

What is the filter thread pitch? 105xM0.75 or 105xM1.0?
Asked by: Jeff
The filter thread pitch is a 105xM1.0 It is a course thread that is a 1.0 pitch.
Answered by: Nicholas
Date published: 2021-01-14

What is the effective millimeter equivalent for ...

What is the effective millimeter equivalent for this lens? For instance is the range 20mm to 65mm in terms of 35mm ?
Asked by: Ross
Super 35 is 1.4 crop factor.
Answered by: Hugo
Date published: 2020-06-19

Does this cover a full frame sensor?

Does this cover a full frame sensor?
Asked by: Tal
It does not. This lens covers APS-C and Super 35mm sized sensors.
Answered by: Joseph
Date published: 2018-11-14
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