Meike has launched a brand new 10mm f/2.0 guide focus lens for APS-C and micro four-thirds cameras. The lens is totally guide, with no autofocus or metadata circuitry embedded into the lens building. It’s only a fully old-school guide design.
The newest in an ongoing collection of low-cost, high-performance optics for impartial content material creators, the Meike 10mm F2 joins a number of different Meike lenses launched in 2022, together with a Meike a 7.5mm f/2.8, an 8mm f/2.8 Micro 4 Thirds, a 12mm f/2 APS-C, a 50mm f/0.95 APS-C mount lens, and an 85mm f/1.8 full-frame lens.
The brand new 10mm F2 has a 15-element lens array, divided into 12 teams, with two of these lenses being aspherical lens parts.
Meike stops in need of describing what number of blades are within the aperture Irish, however with a spread of f/2-f22, the 10mm F2 gives a nifty 10-point sunburst bokeh impact in low mild with direct lighting similar to road lights or lightbulbs.
The lens additionally enjoys a minimal focusing distance of .3 meters (11.8 inches).
The lens additionally has a diagonal discipline of view of 107 levels for the APS-C model of the lens, and a 91-degree discipline of view for the Micro 4-Thirds mannequin.
Meike additionally publishes the APS-C horizontal and vertical discipline of view at 96 and 72 levels respectively, whereas the M43 model specs out at 78 and 63 levels.
The corporate doesn’t normally publish the general dimension of their lenses, selecting as an alternative to inform customers how a lot they weigh, which on this case is 550 grams (1.21 kilos). The entrance lens filter dimension, nonetheless, is listed at 77mm proper on the sting of the entrance.
A very guide lens, the 10mm F2 gives focus, aperture, and management, with a number of distance scales printed in toes and meters. The lens additionally comes with a large lens hood to guard towards lens flare.
The Meike 10mm F2.0 is offered at Meike Direct and Amazon for $449. The lens helps Sony E-mount, Fuji X-Mount, and Nikon Z mount cameras and ships on July twentieth. Canon RF and Micro 4-Thirds fashions will likely be approaching line shortly thereafter.
- Meike 10mm F2.0 Massive Aperture Broad Angle Lens Guide Focus APS-C Lens (Amazon)