Use your favorite vintage zoom lenses with the Veydra Expander.

Veydra 1.2x PL to PL Expander

Use Vintage Zoom Lenses on 6K Cameras | Make Digital Images Look Filmic

Many of the popular zoom lenses from the days of the Academy format will not work with the Super 35 and larger sensor cameras. Veydra is giving those vintage lenses along with the 24-290 T2.8 Optimo a new lease on life.

The Veydra 1.2x PL to PL Expander (exclusive world wide distribution by Manios Digital & Film) makes it possible to use zoom lenses designed for Academy format 27.2mm image circle (pre-Super 35) cameras and give them new life by expanding the image circle of the older vintage zoom lenses to 34mm diagonal, with only ½ stop light loss. This will allow for coverage of RED’s Epic Dragon as well as other PL mounted digital cameras that have a sensor larger than the Academy aperture and up to a 34mm image circle.

Cinematographers can once again use their favorite vintage zoom lenses and recapture the classic film looks of yesteryear.

Care for a closer look?  See what The Cine Lens had to say about the expander here: Closer Look: Veydra 1.2 Expander


The Veydra lenses PL to PL 1.2x Expander is known to work with the following lenses:

Original Lens Modified
Angenieux 24-290mm T2.8 Optimo 29-348mm T3.4
Angenieux 17-102mm T2.9 20.5-122mm T3.5
Angenieux 25-250mm T3.5 HR 30-300mm T4.2
Angenieux 25-250mm T3.7 HP 30-300mm T4.2
Cooke 18-100mm T3 21.6-120mm T3.6
Cooke 20-60mm T3.1 24-72mm T3.7
Cooke 20-100mm T3.1 24-120mm T3.7
Cooke 25-250mm T3.9 MK II 30-300mm T4.7
Cooke 25-250mm T3.7 MK III 30-300mm T4.54



The Veydra 1.2x PL to PL Expander is distributed exclusively by Manios Digital & Film. Learn more about Veydra on their website.


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