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

Cooke Optics
Abel Code: ck20100
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


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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Max. Format Coverage: 22.05mm x 16.03mm (27.2mm diagonal)



 Aperture RangeClose focus1Length2Front diameterWeightMax angle of view3

Cooke 20-100 mm

T3.1 to T22



144 mm

11.5 lbs

W 63°/ T 12°

1) Minimum marked distance, measured from the image plane
2) Front to PL mount flange
3) Horizontal angle of view for Academy 35 format

What's in the Box

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


Key Highlights

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

Lens Characteristics

Super 35
Prime or Zoom:
Lens Mount:
Focus Scale:

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