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Angenieux 44-440mm Optimo Anamorphic A2S Zoom T4.5 - PL Mount

Abel Code: AX-318856
Mfr. Code: 318856
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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 44-440mm A2S (2x Squeeze) is a PL mount zoom lens with T4.5 max. aperture, 10x zoom ratio, and MOD at 4' 1" (1.24m), weighing 16.6 lb (7.55 kg).
Key Highlights
  • 44-440mm T4.5 Anamorphic Zoom
  • 136mm OD
  • MOD: 4' 1" (1.24m)


The Angenieux 44-440mm Optimo Anamorphic A2S Zoom offers an aperture of T4.5 across the zoom range without concern for loss of quality. It has a close focus of 4' 1" (1.24m), and is one of the lightest lenses in its class at 16.6 lb (7.55 kg). It features built-in encoders providing metadata (focus, zoom, aperture) via the industry standard /i Technology interface developed by Cooke.


  • 2:1 horizontal squeeze achieved by multiple glass elements behind lens iris
  • Perfect homogeneity of color, contrast, resolution and low distortion typical of the Optimo series
  • Constant T4.5 across zoom range, no ramping
  • Minimal breathing suitable for rack focusing
  • Close focus of 4' 1" (1.24m) enables extreme close-up shots
  • Zoom ratio Focal Length Aperture Close Focus Internal Focus Image coverage10x 44-440 mm
  • Very low distortion on all focal lengths and at all focus distances
  • The lightest and most compact anamorphic zoom in its range
  • Precise and ergonomic focus ring with scale rotation of 320° and over 40 focus witness marks
  • Interchangeable focus scale ring from feet to meters
  • Adapted to extreme production environments (passive athermalization from -20°C to +45°C)
  • PL mount lens. Easily interchangeable to PV mount
  • Built-in lens encoder provides lens metadata (focus, zoom, T-stop) via industry standard Cooke protocol or technology in both spheric and anamorphic configurations
  • Lens data can be displayed on camera monitors to assist critical focusing, and be recorded in camera support VFX / post production work
  • Both focus and zoom elements are guided through an internal mechanical rod system, which helps maintain optical quality even after rough handling / transportation
  • Front thread for optional protective glass


  • Focal Length: 44-440mm
  • Zoom Ratio: 10x
  • Aperture: T4.6 (f/5)
  • MOD: 4’ 1’’ (1.24m)
  • Length: 414mm
  • Weight: 16.6 lb (7.55 kg)


What's in the Box

  • Rear Cap
  • Front Cap
  • Angenieux 44-440mm Optimo Anamorphic A2S Zoom T4.5


Key Highlights

  • 44-440mm T4.5 Anamorphic Zoom
  • 136mm OD
  • MOD: 4' 1" (1.24m)
  • PL Mount

Lens Characteristics

Prime or Zoom:
Lens Mount:
Focus Scale:
Feet - Imperial
Lens Options:
Zoom Range:
Front Diameter:
Image Circle:
Max Dimensions (Diameter x Length):
5.35" x 16.3" - 136mm x 414mm
Magnification Ratio:
Minimum Focus Distance:
4' 1"
Max Angle of View:
53.6degrees - Horizontal


17 in
13 in
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16.6 lb
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