Irix 30mm T1.5

Irix has announced its new 30mm T1.5 lens. The lens covers image circles of up to 43.3mm. The lens now joins the 11mm T4.3, 15mm T2.6 , 45mm T1.5, and 150mm T3.

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The 30mm T1.5 is available in Canon EF, Canon RF, Sony E, Nikon Z, Olympus MFT/ Panasonic MFT, and Arri PL-mount.

Key features

  • 43.3mm image circle coverage
  • Compact and lightweight construction 
  • Very low lens breathing 
  • Weather-sealed construction 
  • Magnetic accessory mounting system 
  • Adapter ring for easy use of follow focus 
  • The possibility of mounting an additional support foot in two places 
  • Front filter thread 86 x 1.0 mm
  • Standardized 95mm front diameter for optional accessories
Irix 30 mm Cine on location 1

The lens is made out of lightweight but resistant aluminum-magnesium alloy. It’s the same construction that is used across the Irix stills lenses and cine line. The lens weighs 1136 g (PL Mount) and it is equipped with a lens support foot

Irix 30 mm Cine on location 4

The Irix 30mm T1.5 is based on a completely new optical design. That optical design consists of 13 elements in 11 groups, including 3 Extra-low Dispersion glass elements, 2 High Reflective elements, and one Aspherical lens. There is also an 11-blade iris.

Irix 30 mm Cine on location 3 1

Irix claims that the lens has very little focus breathing. The lens has a front filter thread size of 86mm and geared Mod 0.8 M rings. The focus throw is 180 degrees and 75 degrees for the aperture ring.

All the Irix Cine lenses are equipped with Magnetic Mount System, that lets users connect accessories such as magnetic filters from the Irix Edge line up or a lens hood (not included in the kit).

Price & availability

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The Irix Cine 30mm T1.5 lens will be available within the next few weeks. Prices will be $1195 USD for most mounts, and ($1295 USD for the PL Mount version.


Image coverage full frame (43.3 mm)
Focal length 30mm
Aperture range (T) T1.5 ~ T16
Number of iris blades 11 (rounded shape)
Minimal focusing distance 34cm
Focus ring 180°
gear pitch 0.8 M
number of teeth 119
distance scale metric or imperial
Aperture ring 75°
gear pitch 0.8 M
number of teeth 110
Viewing angle (horizontal) 61.9°
S-35mm 1.39x 45.1°
APS-C 1.53x 42.9°
APS-C 1.62x 40.9°
MFT 2.0x 32.2°
Front filter thread   86mm
Weather sealing 5 rubber o-rings
(PL 4 rubber o-rings)
Front diameter 95 mm
Markings laser engraved, UV reactive
Dimensions (L x D) Canon EF – mount
107×97 mm
Sony E mount 133×97 mm
Arri PL mount 99×97 mm
MFT mount 132×97 mm
Canon RF – mount 130×97 mm
L mount 131×97 mm
Nikon Z mount 135×97 mm
Weight Canon EF – mount
1130 g
Sony E mount 1191 g
Arri PL mount 1136 g
MFT mount 1215 g
Canon RF – mount 1187 g
L mount 1223 g
Nikon Z mount 1227 g
Included accessories Front lens cap
Rear lens cap 1 pc
Lens support foot 1/4″ 1 pc

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