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Cooke 18mm Van Diemen Speed Panchro S2 T2.2 - PL Mount

Cooke Optics
Abel Code: 18s2
This Van Diemen re-housed 18mm Cooke Speed Panchro S2 prime features a T2.2 max. aperture, scaled close focus at 7", and a PL Mount.
Key Highlights
  • 18mm T2.2 Prime
  • MOD (Scaled): 7"
  • PL Mount
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The Cooke 18mm Van Diemen Speed Panchro S2 T2.2 - PL Mount features a complete lens movement, which benefits from the Van Diemen patented Wireform™ lens focusing system. This lens has been rehoused as new by Van Diemen with focus and iris gears built to industry standard, and robust enough to cope with any servo motor.

This conversion provides a close focus capability of under 6”. All Van Diemen Wireform™ conversions are now supplied with dual iris scales as a standard feature.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Actual contents of rental kits are variable, based on client requirements and availability. Please contact your AbelCine Rental Agent for details, or to request a specific configuration.


  • Nominal Focal Length: 18mm
  • Max. Aperture: T2.0 (f/1.7) 
  • Min. Aperture: T22
  • Overall Length: 93mm
  • Weight: 1.3 lb (0.6 kg)
  • Iris Gearing Dual Scaled: Ø89mm 32DP 110 Teeth
  • Focus Gearing: Ø89mm 32DP 110 Teeth
  • Angular FOV (Academy): 80°, specified coverage 18.37mm x 24.89
  • Min. Distance (Scaled): 7"
  • Elements/Groups: 9/7 (designed in 1931)
  • Back Focus Adjustment: Shims

What's in the Box

  • 1 x Cooke 18mm Series II Speed Panchro T 2.2


Key Highlights

  • 18mm T2.2 Prime
  • MOD (Scaled): 7"
  • PL Mount

Lens Characteristics

Prime or Zoom:
Lens Mount:
Focus Scale:
Fixed Focal Length:
Elements & Groups:
9 elements in 7 groups
Aperture Range:
T2.2 to T22
Minimum Focus Distance:
7" - Scaled
Max Angle of View:

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