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Cooke 20-100mm Varotal Mk. II T3.1 Zoom - PL Mount

Cooke Optics
Abel Code: ck20100
Description
This 20-100mm T3.1 zoom lens features close focus at 2' 4", a max. aperture of T3.1, and a precision PL Mount.
Key Highlights
  • 20-100mm T3.1 Zoom Lens
  • MOD: 2' 4"
  • PL Mount
Overview

Overview

Lens designer Gordon H. Cook designed the Cooke 20-100mm Varotal Mk. II T3.1 Zoom - PL Mount, released in 1971. It was the first high-quality zoom designed for professional motion picture photography that incorporated a totally new design concept that has remained the basis for all Cooke zoom lenses subsequently produced. It was produced through the late 1980s.

The lens was made with a sealed front focus unit and fixed front element that eliminated the risk of dirt and moisture being drawn into the lens and allowed for easy fitting of matte boxes and filter holders onto the front. The lens was enhanced with anti-reflective wide-band Varomag high performance coatings. This advanced technology achieved new standards in shadowed area definition, light transmission and durability, in addition to giving ghost and flare-free characteristics.

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Specifications:

  • Focal Length: 20-100mm
  • Max. Aperture: T3.1
  • Close Focus: 2' 4"
  • Horizontal Angle of View: 12-63°
  • Max. Format Coverage: 22.05mm x 16.03mm (27.2mm diagonal)
  • Operating Temperature: -13°F to 131°F (-25°C to +55°C)
  • Front Outer Diameter: 144mm
  • Weight: 11.5 lb (5.2 kg)
  • Overall Length: 12.6" (32cm)
  • Mount Type: PL

What's in the Box

  • 1 x Cooke 20-100mm Varotal Mk. II T3.1 Zoom Lens
Specifications

Specifications

Key Highlights

  • 20-100mm T3.1 Zoom Lens
  • MOD: 2' 4"
  • PL Mount

Lens Characteristics

Prime or Zoom:
Zoom
Lens Mount:
PL
Focus Scale:
Feet
Zoom Range:
20-100mm
Front Diameter:
144mm
Max Dimensions (Diameter x Length):
144mm x 12.6" (320mm)
Aperture Range:
T3.1 to T22
Minimum Focus Distance:
2' 4"
Max Angle of View:
12degrees - 63degrees

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