KIPON Handevision IBERIT 50mm f/2.4
IBERIT - The New Full Frame Lens Series from HandeVision
Hutthurm, December 5, 2015 - HandeVision releases its new IBERIT full frame lens series, presenting the unpretentious lenses with a constant speed of 2.4 and focal lengths of 24, 35, 50, 75 and 90 mm. They come in black and in silver and are initially available for SONY NEX E, Fuji X and Leica M mount systems.
HandeVision became a sensation in May of 2013 when it launched IBELUX f0.85/40mm—the fastest lens for mirrorless DSLM cameras. After almost two years of development, the German-Chinese joint venture is now releasing the new IBERIT lens family for the full frame format.
The compact IBERIT lenses are ideally suited for mirrorless cameras. They are small and fast enough to handle any and all photographic situations. For instance, cropping portraits, or landscape and street photography. All capabilities for image composition and visual imagery can be creatively realized with the manual lenses.
During development, particular attention was placed on achieving a light weight and compact size in order to live up to the guiding principle of mirrorless cameras. IBERIT lenses can be used on cameras with full frame sensors as well as cameras with APS-C sensors.
The design calculated with demand for highest image quality for digital sensors is based on classic constructions. Without autofocus and electronic aperture control also for the version with SONY NEX and FUJI X mount systems. As a result, the photographer is in complete control when selecting the focus point and thus the original photography experience is preserved compared to autofocus lenses.
Contrary to current trends where more and more plastic is used, the mechanics here are based, just as with the IBELUX f0.85/40mm, on proven quality and rugged and long-lasting metal construction with anodized aluminum, brass and stainless steel. The IBERIT lenses are distinguished by timeless design and high-quality workmanship.
The lenses are based on "German Engineering“. Prototypes were developed, assembled and tested in Germany. Series production in Shanghai in accordance with German quality criteria.
The new IBERIT lenses with focal lengths of 35, 50 and 75 mm will be available in specialist shops as of January 2016. The IBERIT 24 and 90 mm lenses will be released later in the year.
The HandeVision brand is the result of a long-standing cooperation between the German lens manufacturer IB/E Optics GmbH and the industry specialist Shanghai Transvision Photographic Equipment Co. Ltd, which is also known for its KIPON brand as manufacturer of high quality adapters. IB/E Optics GmbH with headquarters in Germany is a specialist for high-end optics used in automotive and medical technology applications as well as film and photography optical products. The "HandeVision" brand name forms a basis for this interaction by combining "Han" which is Mandarin Chinese for China and "DE" for Germany.
HandeVision is a brand of OSD Optic System Development GmbH.
|FOCAL LENGTH [mm]||50|
|ANGLE OF VIEW ∅ [°]||46.8|
|APERTURE [F]||2.4 - 16|
|CLOSE FOCUS [m] (M / NEX, FX)||0.7/0.6|
|FOCUS ROTATION [°] (M / NEX, FX)||90/108|
|IRIS ROTATION [°]||76|
|NO. OF IRIS LEAVES||6|
|IMAGE CIRCLE [mm]||44|
|LENGTH [mm] (M / NEX, FX)||55/65|
|FRONT FILTER THREAD||M49x0.75|
|WEIGHT [g] (M / NEX, FX)||250/310|
|LENSES / GROUPS||6/6|