Ultra Prime Lenses

Ultra Prime Lenses have the widest focal range of any prime lens set available to cover every cinematic need: from the unique Ultra Prime 8R extreme wide angle lens to the best telephoto lens designed specifically for motion pictures, the Ultra Prime 180 mm, giving you the flexibility to get the coverage you want.

Ultra Prime Lenses retain their excellent image quality even at close focus across the whole Super 35 frame. The Ultra Prime Lenses are lightweight standard speed lenses that are a perfect optical match to the high speed Master Prime Lenses.

Main Features

  • 15 modern high performance prime lenses (T.1.9)
  • Widest focal length range: 8 - 180 mm
  • Ultra Prime 8R – extreme wide angle lens
  • Ultra Prime 180 the best cinema telephoto prime
  • Superior close focus ability

Name Type Aperture Close focus (5) Length (lens mount to front) Front diameter Weight Horizontal angle of view Horizontal angle of view Horizontal angle of view
- - - - - - - ANSI Super 35 (1) DIN Super 35 (2) Normal 35 (3)
- - - - - - - l'=12.45mm (4) l'=12.00mm (4) l'=11.00mm (4)
Ultra Prime T2.8/8R Distagon T* T2.8 to T22 0.35m / 1 1/4' 130mm / 5.1" 134mm / 5.3" 2kg / 4.4lbs 114.0° 112.0° 107.0°
Ultra Prime T2/12 mm Distagon T* T2 to T22 0.3m / 1' 140mm / 5.5" 156mm / 6.1" 2.0kg / 4.4lbs 92.6° 90.2° 85.2°
Ultra Prime T1.9/14 mm Distagon T* T1.9 to T22 0.22m / 3/4' 112mm / 4.4" 114mm / 4.5" 1.8kg / 4.0lbs 82.6° 80.6° 75.6°
Ultra Prime T1.9/16 mm Distagon T* T1.9 to T22 0.25m / 1' 94mm / 3.7" 95mm / 3.7" 1.2kg / 2.6lbs 75.2° 75.6° 70.8°
Ultra Prime T1.9/20 mm Distagon T* T1.9 to T22 0.28m / 1' 91mm / 3.6" 95mm / 3.7" 1.2kg / 2.6lbs 65.0° 62.8° 58.4°
Ultra Prime T1.9/24 mm Distagon T* T1.9 to T22 0.3m / 1' 91mm / 3.6" 95mm / 3.7" 1.0kg / 2.2lbs 55.8° 54.2° 50.2°
Ultra Prime T1.9/28 mm Distagon T* T1.9 to T22 0.28m / 1' 91mm / 3.6" 95mm / 3.7" 1.0kg / 2.2lbs 48.4° 46.8° 43.2°
Ultra Prime T1.9/32 mm Distagon T* T1.9 to T22 0.35m / 1 1/4' 91mm / 3.6" 95mm / 3.7" 1.1kg / 2.4lbs 43.0° 41.6° 38.2°
Ultra Prime T1.9/40 mm Distagon T* T1.9 to T22 0.38m / 1 1/4' 91mm / 3.6" 95mm / 3.7" 1.0kg / 2.2lbs 34.7° 33.2° 30.6°
Ultra Prime T1.9/50 mm Planar T* T1.9 to T22 0.6m / 2' 91mm / 3.6" 95mm / 3.7" 1.0kg / 2.2lbs 27.2° 26.2° 24.0°
Ultra Prime T1.9/65 mm Planar T* T1.9 to T22 0.65m / 2 1/4' 91mm / 3.6" 95mm / 3.7" 1.1kg / 2.4lbs 21.8° 21.0° 19.2°
Ultra Prime T1.9/85 mm Planar T* T1.9 to T22 0.9m / 3' 91mm / 3.6" 95mm / 3.7" 1.2kg / 2.6lbs 17.1° 16.5° 15.2°
Ultra Prime T1.9/100 mm Sonnar T* T1.9 to T22 1m / 3 1/4' 91mm / 3.6" 95mm / 3.7" 1.2kg / 2.6lbs 13.9° 13.7° 12.6°
Ultra Prime T1.9/135 mm Sonnar T* T1.9 to T22 1.5m / 5' 119mm / 4.7" 95mm / 3.7" 1.6kg / 3.5lbs 10.5° 10.2° 9.3°
Ultra Prime T1.9/180 mm Sonnar T* T1.9 to T22 2.6m / 8 1/2' 166mm / 6.5" 114mm / 4.5" 2.6kg / 5.7lbs 7.9° 7.6° 7.0°

 

(1) Horizontal angle of view for an ANSI Super 35 Silent camera aperture (aspect ratio 1:1.33, dimensions 24.9mm x 18.7mm / 0.980" x 0.7362"). Ground glasses available for ARRICAM, ARRIFLEX 235 and all 435 and 535 models.
(2) Horizontal angle of view for a DIN Super 35 Silent camera aperture (aspect ratio 1:1.33, dimensions 24mm x 18mm / 0.944" x 0.7087"). Ground glasses available for ARRIFLEX 235 and all 435 and 535 models.
(3) Horizontal angle of view for a Normal 35 Academy camera aperture (aspect ratio 1:1.37, dimensions 22mm x 16mm / 0.8661" x 0.6299"). Ground glasses available for ARRICAM, ARRIFLEX 235 and all 435 and 535 models.
(4) l' is the radius of the image circle needed for the respective format. It is the same as the distance from the image center to a corner. '
(5) Close focus is measaured from the film plane.

 

T* is the trademark for the special Zeiss anti-reflex lens coating that reduces veiling glare and other reflections

Technical Information
18 Sep 2008 Zeiss Depth of field tables for Ultra Prime Lenses in meter
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18 Sep 2008 Zeiss Depth of field tables for Ultra Prime Lenses in feet
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Brochures
02 Sep 2016 ARRI Lenses Brochure 2016
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18 Sep 2008 Ultra Prime 8R - Product Brochure
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18 Sep 2008 Postcard Booklet of the Ultra Prime Lenses Series
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18 Sep 2008 ARRI Ultra Prime Lenses Brochure (english)
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18 Sep 2008 ARRI Ultra Prime Lenses Brochure (german)
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Posters
18 Sep 2008 Poster of the Ultra Prime Lenses Focal Range
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18 Sep 2008 Poster of the Ultra Prime Lenses Series
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