CARL-ZEISS     German manufacturer of optical systems, industrial measurements and medical devices, founded in Jena, Germany in 1846 by optician Carl Zeiss. Together with Ernst Abbe (joined 1866) and Otto Schott (joined 1884) they built a base for modern optics and manufacturing. There are currently two parts of the company, Carl Zeiss AG located in Oberkochen with important subsidiaries in Aalen, Göttingen and Munich, and Carl Zeiss GmbH located in Jena. Carl Zeiss AG is the premier company of the Zeiss Gruppe, one of the two large divisions of the Carl-Zeiss-Stiftung. The Zeiss Gruppe is located in Heidenheim and Jena. Also controlled by the Carl-Zeiss-Stiftung are the glass manufacturers Schott AG andJenaer Glas, located in Mainz and Jena respectively. Carl Zeiss is one of the oldest existing optics manufacturers in the world

The Master family of lenses is fast and has an optical performance surpassing that of all standard speed primes. The whole family has been developed by ARRI and ZEISS to enable shots that would have been considered impossible before. They are the perfect combination for high-end film or digital PL mount cine cameras.

The Ultra family of lenses has been developed by ARRI and ZEISS to features the widest range of focal lengths of all prime lens sets available to cover every cinematic need. Ranging from the unique UP 8R extreme wide angle lens to one of the best telephoto lenses designed for motion pictures, the UP 180mm. The lightweight completion to any film or digital PL mount cine camera.

The Master Anamorphic lenses open up new creative opportunities, making shots possible that would have been considered impossible before. The Anamorphic family of lenses has been jointly developed by ARRI and ZEISS and offers a unique revolutionary new optical technology, with optimized flare and bokeh as well as state-of-the-art lens barrels.

The new Compact Zoom CZ.2 lenses are as versatile as they are powerful and incorporate features never seen before on lenses of this kind. They are handy, compact, ready for 4k and even offer full-frame coverage. With their various zoom lengths, they give you a wide range of creative options.

The Compact family of lenses is the world’s first full-frame (24 x 36 mm) cine lens set designed for all types of cameras (HDSLR to high-end digital movie cameras). The Interchangeable Mount System guarantees high flexibility for present and future use in any situation and for a wide range of camera platforms.

Manual focus lenses from ZEISS offer a harmonic image even under difficult lighting conditions. With SLR and mirrorless cameras these lenses retain their excellent image quality even at close focus across the whole picture format (24 x 36 mm). The smooth focus allows perfect follow focus applications. CSC lenses are perfect companion for Sony FS7 and A7S.