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Optimo 24-290


Setting the standard for optics technology and performance, the Optimo line offers a range of zoom lenses to meet the most uncompromising requirements. Manufactured with exquisite precision, they help you bring greater artistry and cinematic expression to your production in any format. The Optimo long lenses are unrivaled as the industry’s reference lenses for every type of production from feature films, commercials, TV series and video clips to major sports events and concerts.


Zoom Ratio12X

Aperturef/2.5 – T2.8

Close Focus4 ft – 1.22 m

Internal FocusYes

Image Coverage35 mm academy – 30 mm diagonal

With extenders, image coverage becomes S35+ – 31.4 mm diagonal

Weight (approx.)24.2 lbs – 11 kg

Length440 mm

Front Diameter162 mm


  • Industry reference high magnification cinema zoom lens since 2001
  • Class leading image quality across the entire 12x zoom range
  • Extremely fast aperture of T2.8 with no ramping
  • Superb image quality from open aperture, considered as “Variable Primes”
  • 327 degrees focus rotation with over 70 precise markings
  • Calibrated focus marks available in feet or metric (easily interchangeable)
  • Short MOD of 1.2m / 4ft
  • Adapted to extreme production environments (back focus temperature compensation system from -20°C to +45°C)
  • Robust zoom / focus mechanism
  • Mechanical components based on light-weight material with dedicated anti-abrasion coating
  • Aberration correction properly carried out, high-tech corrective glass to improve performance
  • Image coverage up to S35-3 perf. (Ø 30 mm), expands to Ø 35 mm when used with Optimo extenders (more info in DOWNLOAD section)
  • Compatible with Optimo 1.4x and 2x extenders
    35-420mm T4 (with 1.4x extender)
    48-580mm T5.6 (with 2x extender)
  • Available in PL mount, conversion to EF or Panavision mount possible
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