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Angenieux 30-72mm Optimo Anamorphic A2S Zoom T4.0 - PL Mount

Abel Code: AX-ANG-316743
Mfr. Code: OPTIMO 30-72
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This is a special order item. You will be charged upon placing your order, which is non-cancelable and non-returnable.
The Optimo Anamorphic 30-72mm A2S (2x Squeeze) is a PL mount zoom lens with T4 max. aperture, 2.4x zoom ratio, and MOD at 2' 2" (0.65m), weighing 5.3 lb (2.4 kg).
Key Highlights
  • 30-72mm T4 Anamorphic Zoom
  • 114mm OD
  • MOD: 2' 2" (0.65m)


The Angenieux 30-72mm Optimo Anamorphic A2S Zoom T4.0 features 2x squeeze, a fast aperture of T4.0, and no ramping or breathing. Based on the optical design of the popular Optimo 28-76mm, the Optimo Anamorphic 30-72mm A2S Zoom features all of the remarkable characteristics shared by the Optimo series, including pristine optics, high precision mechanical zoom system, and 320° focus rotation with over 50 focus marks.

The unique optical design combines spherical and cylindrical elements in the same group, giving the 30-72mm lens exceptional sharpness and low distortion for an anamorphic zoom. Furthermore, the flexibility of a 2.4x zoom range is perfect for framing without the need to move the camera forward or backwards. The lens is extremely compact, weighing only 5.3 lb (2.4 kg). Comes standard with PL mount; however, a PV mount is also available on request (must be installed by a professional lens technician).


  • 2:1 horizontal squeeze achieved by cilinder optics in the rear part of the lens
  • Perfect homogeneity of color, contrast, resolution and low distortion typical of the Optimo series
  • Constant T4 aperture across zoom range
  • Minimal breathing suitable for rack focusing
  • Close focus at 2' 2" (0.65m)
  • Very low distortion on all focal lengths and at all focus distances
  • The lightest and most compact anamorphic zoom in the market
  • Precise and ergonomic focus ring with scale rotation of 320° & over 50 focus marks
  • Interchangeable focus scale ring from feet to meters
  • 114mm diameter front ring for standard accessories
  • Precised and rugged travelling of the zoom and focus groups using Angénieux classic rod mechanical guiding system
  • Suited for extreme production environments (temperature range from -20°C to +45°C)
  • Compatible with the Angenieux 2x extender, resulting in a 60-144mm zoom range at T8
  • Available in PL mount; easily interchangeable with PV Panavision mount (& EF on demand)
  • Can be used with the Angénieux Servo Unit (not included)


  • Focal Length: 30-72mm
  • Zoom Range: 2.4x
  • Aperture: f/3.6 - T:4
  • MOD: 2’ 2’’ (0.65m)
  • Length: 227mm
  • Weight: 5.3 lb (2.4 kg)



What's in the Box

  • Rear Cap
  • Front Cap
  • Angenieux 30-72mm Optimo Anamorphic A2S Zoom T4.0


Key Highlights

  • 30-72mm T4 Anamorphic Zoom
  • 114mm OD
  • MOD: 2' 2" (0.65m)
  • PL Mount

Lens Characteristics

Prime or Zoom:
Lens Mount:
Lens Options:
Zoom Range:
Front Diameter:
Image Circle:
Max Dimensions (Diameter x Length):
4.49" x 8.94" - 114mm x 227mm
Magnification Ratio:
Rotation Angle of Focusing Ring:
Minimum Focus Distance:
2' 2"


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