SIGMA Updates CINE series with 14mm and 135mm lenses, new custom options

MAY 8, 2017

SIGMA Updates CINE series with 14mm and 135mm lenses, new custom options

SIGMA Canada is pleased to announce the development of two new SIGMA CINE lenses in the FF High Speed Prime Line: 14mm T2 FF and 135mm T2 FF. With these additions, the FF High Speed Prime Line will comprise of seven lenses covering 14mm to 135mm and T1.5 to T2, empowering cinematic expression to an even higher degree.

For further details about the new FF High Speed Prime Line lenses and updates about previously released SIGMA CINE LENSES, please contact Max Payne, Director of Marketing & Communications, at 905-513-7733 or email media@gentec-intl.com.

FF High Speed Prime Line to welcome new 14mm T2 FF and 135mm T2 FF models

Based on the SIGMA 14mm F1.8 DG HSM | Art and SIGMA 135mm F1.8 DG HSM | Art announced earlier this year and leveraging their outstanding optical performance, these two new lenses will further expand the focal length range of the line. Cinematic expression in the digital age is about to become even more robust. Both lenses will be available in PL, Canon EF and Sony E-Mount and are expected to be available in August 2017. Pricing has not yet been announced.

High Speed Zoom Line (PL mount), FF High Speed Prime Line and FF Zoom Line lenses (all mounts) about to ship

Building on our initial launch of SIGMA CINE LENSES in Japan and the US in December 2016, we will be shipping the products below based on the following tentative schedule. e lenses in the High Speed Zoom line have a suggested retail price of $5,599.95 CAD each. e FF High Speed Prime Lenses (excluding the 14mm and 135mm) have a suggested retail price of $4,899.95 CAD each. Pricing for the 14mm, 135mm and 24-35mm have not yet been announced.

PL mount

High Speed Zoom Line - 18-35mm T2, 50-100mm T2 (Available August 2017)
FF High Speed Prime Line - 20mm T1.5 FF, 24mm T1.5 FF, 35mm T1.5 FF, 50mm T1.5 FF, 85mm T1.5 FF (Available August 2017).

Note: PL mount is not available for FF Zoom Line 24-35mm T2.2 FF

Canon EF mount

High Speed Zoom Line - 18-35mm T2, 50-100mm T2 (Available and In Stock Now) FF Zoom Line - 24-35mm T2.2 FF (Available July 2017)

FF High Speed Prime Line - 20mm T1.5 FF, 24mm T1.5 FF, 35mm T1.5 FF, 50mm T1.5 FF, 85mm T1.5 FF (Available July 2017)

Sony E-mount

High Speed Zoom Line - 18-35mm T2, 50-100mm T2 (Available and In Stock Now)
FF Zoom Line - 24-35mm T2.2 FF (Available July 2017)
FF High Speed Prime Line - 20mm T1.5 FF, 24mm T1.5 FF, 35mm T1.5 FF, 50mm T1.5 FF, 85mm T1.5 FF (Available July 2017)

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MEDIA RELEASE

New METRIC and FULLY LUMINOUS versions available to accommodate a wide range of cinematic needs

Selectable focus ring with feet or meter graduations
Based on user needs, a focus ring with either feet or meter graduations may be selected. For a small charge, SIGMA can also convert the ring from one type to the other after purchase.

FULLY LUMINOUS versions
In these versions of the cine lens lineup, each ring features numbers and graduations nished with luminous paint for easier shooting in the dark. (Both FULLY LUMINOUS and standard versions feature luminous paint on the speci cation, graduation baseline, and lens change instructions.)

Mount Conversion Service available

Seeing lenses as valuable assets, SIGMA now makes the Mount Conversion Service available for its new cinema camera lenses. Already successfully implemented for many SIGMA lenses, this chargeable service allows users to convert their lenses to and from EF and E mounts. If you change your camera system, you can simply convert the mount system to continue using your high-performance SIGMA lenses.

Note: e Mount Conversion Service is not available for PL mount lenses.

About the comprehensive SIGMA CINE LENS lineup

  • Unbeatable value – the highest optical performance in its class and outstanding compact design

  • Wide range of lenses for professional use

  • Optimized for the latest digital movie making technology

    About Sigma Corporation

    Since 1961, Sigma has worked toward its goal of developing photographic technologies that push the envelope, empower photographers, and produce unparalleled imagery. Sigma has honoured this commitment by maintaining control of its design, research and development, and manufacturing processes in its Aizu factory. e family-owned company is the largest independent SLR lens manufacturer in the world, producing more than 45 lenses that are compatible with cameras from most leading manufacturers. e company is headquartered in Japan, with o ces strategically located throughout Europe, Asia, and North America. For more information, visit www.SigmaCanada.ca, on Facebook: fb.com/SigmaCanada, on Instagram: @SigmaCanada.

    About Gentec International

    Founded in 1990, Gentec International is Canada’s leading consumer accessory products company, recognized as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, supplying a complete range of photo, video, digital, sport optics, home theatre, electronics, wireless, and mobile audio products to the Canadian retail marketplace. Gentec o ers a variety of prominent brands, including Optex, Sigma, SanDisk, Manfrotto, Gitzo, National Geographic, Avenger, Roots, Gary Fong, Black Rapid, iQ, Sunpak, Energizer, Bushnell, and Zeiss. Gentec operates out of a high-cube, state-of-the-art, fully computerized 100,000-square-foot warehouse and distribution centre that o ers e cient, seamless service to our customers. With over 90 employees, Gentec covers the needs of its retailers coast to coast using the latest technology systems, streamlined e ciencies, and customer service that is second to none. Learn more – visit www.gentec-intl.com

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SIGMA CINE FF High Speed Prime Line

       

High Speed Zoom Line 14mm T2 FF 20mm T1.5 FF 24mm T1.5 FF 35mm T1.5 FF 50mm T1.5 FF 85mm T1.5 FF 135mm T2 FF

Focal Length

14mm

20mm

24mm

35mm

50mm

85mm

135mm

Aperture

T2 to T16

T1.5 to T16

T1.5 to T16

T1.5 to T16

T1.5 to T16

T1.5 to T16

T2 to T16

Close Focus1

0.27m / 11"

0.276m / 11"

0.25 m / 10"

0.30 m / 1'

0.40 m/ 1'4"

0.85 m / 2'10"

0.875 m / 2'11"

Image Coverage

FF 43.3

FF 43.3

FF 43.3

FF 43.3

FF 43.3

FF 43.3

FF 43.3

Front diameter

95mm

95mm

95mm

95mm

95mm

95mm

95mm

Filter Size

-

-

82mm

82mm

82mm

86mm

82mm

Length

PL mount2

111.5mm

110mm

87mm

87mm

94mm

126.5mm

118.4mm

EF mount3

118mm

118mm

95mm

95mm

102mm

134.5mm

126.4mm

E-mount4

144mm

144mm

121mm

121mm

128mm

160.5mm

152.4mm

Weight5

PL mount

1345g

1240g

1030g

1035g

1210g

1380g

1495g

EF mount

1430g

1335g

1125g

1135g

1295g

1475g

1565g

E-mount

1485g

1395g

1185g

1165g

1355g

1535g

1630g

FF6

104.3°

84.0°

73.7°

54.4°

39.6°

23.9°

15.2°

S357

82.6°

63.2°

54.3°

38.7°

27.6°

16.5°

10.4°

APS-C8

80.5°

52.6°

52.6°

37.4°

26.7°

15.9°

10.0°

1 Close focus distance is measured from the image plane 2 Front to EF mount ange
3 Front to E-mount ange
4 Front to PL mount ange

5 Without lens support foot
6 Horizontal angle of view for a full-frame camera aperture (aspect ratio 1:1.5, dimensions 36mm × 24mm / 1.42” × 0.94”)
7 Horizontal angle of view for a super 35 digital cinema camera aperture (aspect ratio 1:1.8, dimensions 24.6mm × 13.8mm / 0.97” × 0.54”)
8 Horizontal angle of view for an APS-C camera aperture (aspect ratio 1:1.5, dimensions 23.7mm × 15.7mm / 0.93” × 0.62”) e speci cations are subject to change without a notice

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SIGMA Updates CINE series with 14mm and 135mm lenses, new custom options