Zeiss Compact Prime CP.2 85mm T2.1 (PL)

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The Compact Prime CP.2 lenses are the world’s first cine lenses designed for use with dSLR cameras. They are manufactured to even higher standards than standard Zeiss ZE and ZF lenses with 14 blade aperture rings, and tighter tolerances with low distortion and color matching. They are built with standard Cine style housing with standard focusing and iris gearing, manual iris control, and accurate lens calibration scales.

This is the 85mm T2.1 in PL mount.

Please note: If you change the mount on our CP.2 lenses (yes, we can tell, we seal them) there will be a $250 per lens fee on return.

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Erik Morrison

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Zeiss’ Compact Prime CP.2 lenses combine the exceptional optics, color quality, and contrast characteristics that the Zeiss line of SLR lenses are known for, with fluid, protracted focus pulls. Geared focus and iris rings allow the CP.2s to integrate rapidly with follow focus rigs, and uniform 114mm barrel diameters facilitate the use of clip on matte boxes such as our Arri Clip-on and O’Connor O-Box. CP.2s are perfect for narrative work where precise and deliberate focus pulls are needed (such as work on a dolly or slider) and sharp, pristine images are desired.


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Rental Period Waiver Price Rental Price Total Price Approximate Day Rate
3 days $20.00 $135.00 $155.00 $51.67
4 days $22.00 $145.00 $167.00 $41.75
7 days $29.00 $193.00 $222.00 $31.71
10 days $39.00 $261.00 $300.00 $30.00
14 days $51.00 $338.00 $389.00 $27.79
21 days $68.00 $454.00 $522.00 $24.86
30 days $86.00 $569.00 $655.00 $21.83
45 days $112.00 $743.00 $855.00 $19.00
60 days $131.00 $869.00 $1000.00 $16.67
90 days $168.00 $1119.00 $1287.00 $14.30
Rental Period Rental Price Approximate Day Rate
3 days $135.00 $45.00
4 days $145.00 $36.25
7 days $193.00 $27.57
10 days $261.00 $26.10
14 days $338.00 $24.14
21 days $454.00 $21.62
30 days $569.00 $18.97
45 days $743.00 $16.51
60 days $869.00 $14.48
90 days $1119.00 $12.43

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