Zhongyi Optics has released the new Mitakon Speedmaster 17mm f/0.95 for Micro Four Thirds cameras.
The lens features a very fast f/0.95 maximum aperture, just like the existing 25mm f/0.95. The lens has a close focus ability of 30cm (11.8″).
The new 17mm f/0.95 and an 8-bladed aperture and the lens design consists of 12 elements in 9 groups. There is one extra-low dispersion element and 4 high refractive index elements that are claimed to help suppress chromatic aberrations.
The 17mm weighs in at 461g (0.92 lbs) and it is 65.4mm (2.57”) long.
The lens features a de-clicked aperture ring which is handy if you are using it with a BMPCC 4K, Panasonic GH5, or a Z-Cam E2.
Pricing & Availability
The Mitakon Speedmaster 17mm f/0.95 III is now available to ship and purchase at ZY Optics official website. The price is $399 USD.