At Photokina a nice phat chunk of glass has been dropped; the Tokina 16-28mm F2.8 PL mount lens. The Tokina 16-28mm PL mount F2.8 has an all new 56mm diameter aspherical glass element incorporated into the front lens group, while there are 2 more aspherical elements in the rear group. 3 SD super-low dispersion glass elements are also incorporated through-out the optical design to reduce chromatic aberration, give maximum resolution, more even brightness and distortion correction.
Cooke Protocols version 2.40 support is possible.
Tokina 16-28mm F2.8 PL mount specs:
Focal Distance: 16-28mm (25mm full size)
Zoom Ratio: 1.75 times
Lens Composition: 13 assemblies 15 lenses
Shortest Photo Shooting Distance: 0.28m (0.92ft)
Macro Maximum Magnification: 1 : 5.26
Zooming Method: rotation
Number of Diaphragm Blades: F 9 pieces
Filter Size: 122mm
Total Length: 144mm (from the mount surface 127mm)
Maximum Diameter: 125mm
Please see Tokina for more information about their range of lenses like the 16-28mm F2.8 PL mount cinema lens.
HT to Genustech for the pictures and the heads up via Twitter.