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P+S Technik Evolution 135mm 2x Anamorphic T2.4 Lens

Code: P&S/31967
The Evolution 2X anamorphic lenses are based on the original optical designs of the vintage and rare Kowa Anamorphics and the P+S TECHNIK lens rehousing.

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What's In The Box?

  • Evolution 2X anamorphic lens by P+S TECHNIK
  • PL-Mount
  • Lens rear cap for PL-Mount
  • Lens front cap, Ø 80mm
  • Evolution 2X lenses based on the original optical design of KOWA Anamorphics

    The Evolution 2X anamorphic lenses are based on the original optical designs of the vintage and rare Kowa Anamorphics and the P+S TECHNIK lens rehousing. The original KOWA Anamorphic prime lenses were produced until the 1970's and four different primes were available: 40mm, 50mm, 75mm and 100mm.

    Genuine Kowa Anamorphic Look

    The look and bokeh of the Evolution 2X lenses match the genuine anamorphic look of the original KOWA Anamorphic lenses. The optical design of the Evolution 2X lenses is based on their original optical design and the front anamorphic principles. They are low in contrast and warm in color and can be made to flare. In addition to our two added focal lengths, the Evolution 2X lenses can also expand original lens sets by replacing or extending any of these focal lengths to your set.

    Key Features

    • Evolution 2X glass by P+S TECHNIK
    • Reliable 2 cam focus mechanical design
    • Compact, lightweight design
    • Hard end stops for focus and aperture
    • Focus and aperture gear module 0.8
    • Exchangeable focus scales (meter/feet)
    • Front diameter 80mm
    • Filter thread 77mm

    Six Lens Set: Wide, 40mm, 50mm, 75mm, 100mm & 135mm

    The lenses are built in a compact, lightweight housing with modern cam driven internal focus mechanics. The focus throw has changed significantly compared to the originals. The Evolution lenses offer a 200° angle on the focus ring and a 100° on the aperture ring. The mod 0.8 gears are in the same position of the gear rings throughout the set which integrates them well into a modern production environment" explains Anna Piffl, Managing Director at P+S TECHNIK.

    The 80mm front diameter is perfect for the use of a clip-on matte box and a 77mm thread was added for screw-in filters. That makes the Evolution 2X ideal anamorphic lenses for handheld, Steadicam or drone camera work. In addition, the Evolution 2X lenses are equipped with an IMS exchange lens mount. Standard mount is PL-mount, optionally available are EF-mount, e-mount and MFT mount.


    T-Stop Range T 3.5 / 22
    Angular Rotation of Iris Scale ~ 90°
    MOD Min. Marked Object Distance m / f 1,5 m / 5'
    Close Focus from Lens Front 1,5m / 4.92'
    Angular Rotation to MOD Endstop 270°
    Image Circle 31,1mm*
    Length from Front of Lens to Lens Mount 177mm
    Filter Thread 77mm
    Mount Arriflex PL-Mount, compatible with IMS exchange mounts
    Front Diameter 80mm
    Total Weight 1.900 gr
    Focus Scales metric or footage scales - two opposing focus scales with hard stop
    Markings approx. 20 in m / ft
    Focus Drive Gear teeth 0,8 metric module industrial standard,with hard stop, 90 mm from image plane
    Iris Scales iris scales from Camera Operator side with hard stop
    Iris Drive Gear teeth 0,8 metric module industrial standard,hard stops, 70 mm from image plane
    Additional Notes *Image circle covers minimum Arri Alexa 4:3