Sigma's 40mm T2.5 Classic lens

Today, Sigma announced the pricing and availability of its new line of full-frame Classic Art Prime Cine lenses and /i Technology- compatible Cine Art Prime PL-mount lenses.

The Sigma Classic Art Prime Cine lenses will be released in the set of 10 lenses. They will be out January 2020 for $43,999. As for the Sigma FF High Speed Prime Line, they will be released in two waves.

Overview of Full-Frame Classic Art Prime Cine lenses

In addition to having support for 8K shooting with large format sensors, Sigma says the FF Classic Art Prime Line has newly developed coatings on the glass elements. Additionally, Sigma says the line of lenses has “consistent” T values.

They are compatible with the communication protocol of Cooke /i Technology. Sigma says the technology is “an ideal tool for shooting and editing with the latest technology, such as VFX, that call for detailed shooting data.”

Pricing and availability

The Sigma Classic Art Prime lenses will only be released as a set of 10 lenses. They will be released in early January 2020 for $43,999.

Sigma FF High Speed Prime Line

Now, let’s move on to the PL-mount i/ Technology-compatible Cine Art Prime lenses. The lenses now support Cooke Optics’ /i Technology communication protocol. They pair with large-format camera systems and 8K shooting.

Sigma lenses
Sigma FF High Speed Prime Line

Heres a quick breakdown of their specs:

  • PL mount ( These Sigma lenses are Cooke /i Technology compatible)
  • Image circle diameter: FF 43.3mm
  • Illumination circle diameter: over 46.3mm
  • Focus ring: Marked in feet / meters
  • Number of diaphragm blades: 9 (circular aperture)
  • Luminous option for focus ring / iris ring markings

Availability

Late December 2019 releases: Sigma Cine 20mm T1.5, 24mm T1.5, 35mm T1.5, 50mm T1.5 and 85mm T1.5.

Late January 2020: Sigma Cine 14mm T2, 28mm T1.5, 40mm T1.5, 105mm T1.5, and 135mm T2.

Prices

14mm T2, 105mm T1.5 and 135mm T2: $5,499.
20mm T1.5, 24mm T1.5, 28mm T1.5, 35mm T1.5, 40mm T1.5, 50mm T1.5, and 85mm T1.5: $3,899.

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