ZEISS SUPER SPEED T1.3 MKIII
Zeiss Super Speed T1.3 rental. Just sharp enough with a fast T1.3 aperture enabling low light shooting & shallow depth of field for selective focus Zeiss Super Speed T1.3 rental lenses are the perfect lenses if you are looking for that classic Carl Zeiss look.
Zeiss Super Speed T1.3 rental lenses have been an industry workhorse for decades. Attractive to camera assistants, the Zeiss Mark III series improves on previous housings with larger, more legible focus marks. Sharp, contrast, and very bright, these Zeiss Super Speed T1.3 rental lenses continue to be a staple in the cinematographer’s toolkit, contained in a lightweight package, and remain popular for all types of production.
The Zeiss Super Speed T1.3 rental PL Lens set are the most popular of all the vintage prime sets. They are seriously fast at T1.3 for incredible low light performance but are also light and compact. The Zeiss Super Speed T1.3 rental are also very sharp above T2.8 but below that they give a soft look that directors love. One of the main reasons that vintage lenses have become so popular is that they offer a great solution to the problem of modern camera sensors being too sharp.
The Zeiss Super Speed T1.3 rental lenses are a cost effective and lightweight option for PL cameras. Later replaced by the Zeiss Master Prime rental range, the Zeiss Super Speed T1.3 rental benefit from being half the size and half the price. Fast and lightweight, these Zeiss MK3 lenses rental can make an attractive option when low light levels are an issue and a small payload is required.
There are three models of T1.3 Zeiss Super speeds. Mark I Superspeeds are rarely seen but are noticeable for being T1.4 and having either no or modified focus gears and a three blade iris. The Mark IIs are the most common, with red and white print indicating feet and metres, proper focus and iris gearing, a seven blade iris and an aperture of T1.3. The Zeiss Mark III rental are noticeable from their all white print marked only in feet or metric, and focus markings on both sides of the lens. Optically the Mark IIs and Mark IIIs are identical and interchangeable.
The Zeiss Super Speed T1.3 rental have been a favourite of the film industry for over 30 years. They have a very fast aperture of T1.3, small body, and flattering image rendition.
The Zeiss Super Speed T1.3 rental are 35mm format T1.3 lenses are small and lightweight lenses suitable for a range of PL Mount cinema applications.
The Carl Zeiss Super Speed T1.3 rental are 35mm format T1.3 lenses capable of impressive low light performance and beautiful images. These are PL mount lenses that are suitable for a range of cinema camera applications. These Zeiss Mk3 lenses provide a vintage feel compared to modern cinema cameras and lenses.
The Zeiss Super Speed T 1.3 MKIII lens rent set is the third generation of the world famous lenses by the German brand, which slightly improves the features of their ancestors, the MKII. One of them is the mechanics, since the focus rings have marks on both sides and more spin.
- Focal range: 18mm – 85mm
- Extra focal lens: 65mm
- Mount: PL
- Top iris: T1.3
- Front diameter: 80mm
- Focus ring rotation: 270º
- Image coverage: S35mm | 5k
- Weight: 0.7kg | 1.2 kg
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Zeiss Super Speed T1.3 rent are high-quality, fast PL-mounted lenses perfect for all 35mm film and digital cinematography cameras. Featuring a very compact mechanical and optical design, they are also well suited for handheld & gimbal filming.
These are the MKIII or MK3 variant of Zeiss Super Speed T1.3 rental lenses and date from the 1980s era. A popular choice for DoPs looking to shoot in low light conditions without ramping the camera ISO setting.
The famous Zeiss Super Speed T1.3 rental lenses have been in use for decades, and are a great choice for many productions, adding experience and personality to the image. Their fast aperture of T1.3, small body and flattering image rendition, make them a favourite of many cinematographers.
The Zeiss Mark III rental version improves on previous housings. They have a gear on the iris ring and a different focus helix thread that allows rotation of nearly a full turn. Mark III focus scales are larger in diameter than Mark II. The focus marks are larger and have witness lines engraved underneath to show exactly where each distance is calibrated. The marks are oriented at 90º to the lens mount instead of on the axis as with the Mark II. There is one scale for each side of the lens, so the AC doesn’t have to flip the lens over to have the focus scale available when switching sides on the camera.
Mark III improvements over Mark II:
- Gear on the iris ring and a different focus helix thread than the Mark II that allows rotation of nearly a full turn
- Focus scales are larger in diameter than Mark II
- Focus marks are oriented at 90º to the lens mount instead of on the axis as with the Mark II
- One scale for each side of the lens
The Zeiss Super Speed T1.3 rental is the evolution born from a decade of experience by the German brands Zeiss and Arri, very similar to the previous series, but with sensitive improvements.
They feature high speed, great sharpness and contrast. Being the ancestor of sets such as the Ultraprime and Master Prime and the same iris and focus ring system as the MKII with 7 blades.
The first version was firstly issued in the middle of the 70s, firstly with the older bayonet mount and then with the standard PL. One of their main and most characteristic features is their triangle-shaped iris, even though it becomes visible at iris of 2.8 or above. The main flaw of these first versions was the lack of rotation in the focus ring, which was around 180 degrees against the 270 of the MKII and MKIII
The second and the third version improved this matter, changing the mechanics of the focus ring and adding focus marks on both sides of the lens.
This Zeiss Super Speed T1.3 rental lenses also have an extra lens available, the 65mm that shares the same features and top aperture of the rest of the focal range.
As for the MKI and MKII, under T 2.8 it becomes visible a loss of both sharpness and contrast and at the same time, despite the anti-flare layer, they tend to become “milky” with light entering the lens.
With an extremely fast aperture of T1.3, the Zeiss Super Speed T1.3 rental lenses are a favourite of many cinematographers. Their specific look brings flair and personality to the image and will balance the sharpness of the new digital camera sensors seen in the Alexa Mini, Amira, Red Dragon, and others.
The Zeiss Super Speed) optics set includes
- Weight (lbs): 2.94
- Weight (kg): 1.33
- Length (in): 3.62
- Length (mm): 91.948
- Mount Options: Arri PL
- T-Stop (Open): T1.3
- T-Stop (Closed): T22
- Close Focus: 10″
Front Diameter: 80mm
- N of Iris Blades: 7
Focus Ring Pitch: 0.8
- mod (cine pitch)
Iris Ring Pitch: 0.8 mod
- (cine pitch)
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