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The Zeiss Compact Zoom CZ.2 28-80mm T2.9 (PL) is a high-quality cine zoom for use with PL-mount camcorders. Key features include:
Full-frame 4K support
High-quality cine build with geared focus and zoom rings
2.67-foot minimum focusing distance
Eleven-blade aperture diaphragm
The Zeiss Compact Zoom CZ.2 28-80mm T2.9 (PL) is a high-quality cine zoom for use with PL-mount camcorders.
Full-Frame 4K. The CZ.2 28-80mm provides a wide-to-normal zoom range that covers 35mm full-frame sensors. It also supports 4K resolutions, making it fully compatible with current technology.
Cine Build. Compared to other cine zoom lenses, the CZ.2 28-80mm is relatively compact. The cine-style housing with geared focus and zoom rings enable smooth adjustments with a follow focus, and its parfocal lens design ensures your focus point doesn’t shift during zooming. The lens has a 2.67-foot minimum focusing distance, and the lens barrel offers two opposing focus scales.
Lens Support Included. While it’s compact compared to its peers, the CZ.2 28-80mm is still relatively large at 5.5 lbs. and nearly 8 in. long. With that said, we include a Zacuto Lens Support to help support the lens’s weight when using a shoulder mount (not included) or other 15mm rail system.
11, curved, geared ring
Manual Focus Only
Crop and Full Frame
Manual, inner focusing, geared ring
|Front Lens Diameter||
|Horizontal Angle of View||
25 – 66° (full-frame), 18 – 48° (Super 35mm), and 16 – 43° (APS-C)
|Maximum Format Covered||
|Maximum Photometric Aperture T Number||
|Minimum Focusing Distance from Image Plane||
|T Stop Range||
T2.9 – T22
Two opposing zoom scales