Panavision® carries a wide range of quality optics that will meet the creative and budgetary demands of any project. All of these lenses were designed or re-engineered to Panavision specifications and offer superior mechanical and optical performance as well as expanded, easy to read focus and aperture scales.
Standard Primes – SP
First debuted in the late 60s, the Panavision Standard Primes are the oldest spherical lenses in our line. Typical to lenses of that era, the older coatings produce more flaring and veiling glare artifacts.
Available in focal lengths ranging from 8mm to 150mm, the lens speeds vary from T2 to T4 with close focus distances from 14 inches to 5 feet. This series includes two 8mm wide angle lenses – a Nikon Fisheye and a Distortion.
Super Speeds – SS & Ultra Speeds – US
The Super and Ultra Speeds from the mid-1970s provide higher performance and faster apertures than the Standards. Super Speeds offer focal lengths from 14mm to 150mm, with the lens speeds from T1.1 to T2 and close focus distances from 2 feet to 5 feet. Ultra Speeds come in focal lengths from 14mm to 150mm, with lens speeds from T1 to T1.9 and close focus distances from 2 feet to 5 feet.
Super Speeds “Z” Series – SZ & Ultra Speeds “Z” Series – USZ
Introduced in the 1980s, the Z series combines Zeiss optics with Panavision mechanics. These lenses offer performance comparable to other Zeiss primes of that era. The Super Speed Z lenses’ focal lengths range from 14mm to 180mm, with lens speeds from T1.9 to T2 and close focus distances from 2 feet to 5 feet. The Ultra Speed Z lens focal lengths range from 14mm to 180mm, with lens speeds from T1.3 to T2.8 and close focus distances from 2 feet to 5 feet.