CARL ZEISS Lightweight Zoom LWZ.3 21-100mm / PL - MeterSKU: 0000015648
Quality materials / Precise focusing / Aperture 2.9 to 22 / Focal length 21-100
ZEISS Lightweight Zoom LWZ.3 21-100mm
Being a filmmaker, every single shooting day awaits you with its individual, unforeseen challenges. Even if you plan your shoot carefully, unexpected moments are sometimes just what you need. It’s your ambition to capture our world’s unique, unreproducible moments. What could be more important to you than a powerful toolset?
The new ZEISS Lightweight Zoom LWZ.3 21-100 mm/T2.9-3.9 T* zoom lens (ZEISS LWZ.3) offers you superior image performance in any imaginable shooting situation. Whether you’re shooting a short film, TV movie, commercial, corporate video or TV drama, soap or high-end documentary under the most difficult conditions, the ZEISS LWZ.3 is a powerful, handy and trustworthy companion on the front of your camera.
Compact and lightweight design
The ZEISS LWZ.3 zoom lens is a robust and reliable featherweight in its class but nevertheless supporting you with superior performance at the same time. Whether you are shooting a short film, a soap opera, a feature film or a run-and-gun documentary - even in the most difficult conditions, the ZEISS LWZ.3 zoom lens is a trustworthy and powerful companion.
The look – made for professional cinema applications
An innovative and sophisticated lens design results in a tremendously lightweight lens, still accompanied by the outstanding optical performance you are familiar with using ZEISS lenses. Your shots will stand out with pin-sharp structures, vibrant colors and high contrast. Nicely shaped out-of-focus lights, a lovely bokeh and focus roll-off produce the desired cinematic look and feel of a scene. The shift of focus while zooming in and out, especially common with still photography zoom lenses, is no issue with the ZEISS LWZ.3.
Cine-style ergonomics to give you all freedom even under harsh shooting conditions
On a bustling set you will definitely appreciate the cine-style ergonomics of the ZEISS LWZ.3. A rugged, splash-proof housing gives you enough freedom even in ambitious shooting conditions – both indoors and outdoors. Each ZEISS LWZ.3 has individually calibrated, smooth, continuously precise sca. The robust gears and fixed gear positions allow you to easily attach follow focus or wireless lens control systems.
A future-proof investment thanks to interchangeable mounts
The ZEISS LWZ.3 is equipped with an easy-to-operate, interchangeable mount system. It enables you to switch quickly from a typical cine-style PL-mount to four other mounts (Canon EF, Nikon F, Sony E, MFT)*. A truly great feature that promises a flexible and future-proof investment in today’s rapidly developing camera market.
One lens for all needs - a wide scope of usability
The focal length range between 21 and 100 mm supplies you with a wide scope of choosing the perfect angle and the ability of capturing a unique moment any second, without the time-consuming procedure of changing lenses.
- Focal length
- 21 - 100 mm
- Aperture range
- 2.9 to 22
- Lens elements / Groups
- 22 lenses / 18 groups
- Close Focus 1)
- 0.8 m / 2'8"
- Rotation angle of focusing ring (inf – MOD)
- Zoom rotation angle
- Aperture rotation angle
- Front diameter
- 114 mm / 4.49"
- Length 2)
- 226 mm / 8.9"
- 2.0 kg / 4.4 lbs
- Aperture blades
- ANSI Super 35 / 31.1 mm
- PL, EF, E, MFT, F
Horizontal Angle of View
- Super 35 3)
- 61 - 14°
- Normal 35 4)
- 55 - 12°
- APS-C 5)
- 56 - 13°
- MFT 6)
- 45 - 9°
1) Close focus distance is measured from the image plane;
2) Front to PL-mount flange;
3) Horizontal angle of view for an ANSI Super 35 Silent camera aperture (aspect ratio 1:1.33, dimensions 24.9 mm x 18.7 mm / 0.98" x 0.74")
4) Horizontal angle of view for a Normal 35 Academy camera aperture (aspect ratio 1:1.37, dimensions 22 mm x 16 mm / 0.87" x 0.63")
5) Horizontal angle of view for an APS-C camera aperture (aspect ratio 1:1.50, dimensions 22.3 mm x 14.9 mm / 0.88" x 0.59")
6) Horizontal angle of view for a Micro 4/3 (MFT) camera aperture (aspect ratio 1:1.33, dimensions 17.3 mm x 13 mm / 0.68" x 0.51")