At the IBC Show in Amsterdam, Les Zellan from Cooke showed us their new multiple mounts for the miniS4/i lenses. Until now these lenses have been strictly PL cinema mount only. The move opens up an entirely new market for Cooke, and it will allow more cameras and productions to create the much sought after ‘Cooke Look’. The new mounts will be available in Canon EF, Nikon F, Sony E, and Micro 4/3.
MiniS4/i owners can simply unbolt the PL mount that comes as standard, and bolt on the replacement mount, them shim as required to ensure correct focus. Cooke now joins Zeiss in offering cinema prime lenses with user swappable mounts that can be changed in the field.
The mounts can be used on any miniS4/i lens, regardless of delivery date. For new miniS4/i deliveries, starting from October 2016, the lenses will be available with the mount of choice from the factory.