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Meike Mini Prime Cine Lens Set for RF Mount Released – Includes New 10mm T2.2

Meike Mini Prime Cine Lens Set for RF Mount Released – Includes New 10mm T2.2

Meike has just released a new mount option for their Mini Prime Cine Lens Set: Canon RF. This T2.2 series, already available for MFT, Sony E, and FUJIFILM X Mount cameras, now also includes a new focal length, the Meike Mini Prime 10mm T2.2. Let’s take a closer look.

Meike is famous for producing good-quality glass at a very competitive price. In the last few years, the company has been expanding their S35 and full-frame offering of Cinema prime lenses with a series of product releases. Among the latest additions, we can find the Meike S35 25mm T2.1 and 105mm T2.1 Full-Frame lenses that were introduced last month.

The Chinese manufacturer is back with a new announcement. Indeed, they have just unveiled a new RF Mount version of their Mini Prime Cine Lens Set, which now includes a brand new 10mm T2.2 wide-angle lens that is also available for MFT, Sony E, and FUJIFILM X Mount systems.

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Meike Mini Prime Cine Lens Set now for RF Mount

The new Meike Mini Prime Cine Lens Set for RF Mount consists of five fast T2.2 focal lengths: 10mm, 35mm, 50mm, 65mm, and 85mm. Moreover, a new 25mm model should join the family in September. MFT, Sony E, and FUJIFILM X Mount versions of this series are also available.

All focal lengths are designed for use with S35/APS-C sensors. Moreover, they share the same maximum transmission of T2.2, which is helpful to bring more light to crop sensors. That means that this new RF Mount set can be a great option for RED KOMODO and Canon C70 users looking to own a small cinema prime series in-house.

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New Meike Mini Prime 10mm T2.2 Cine Lens

This new RF mount cine lens set also brings a fresh fast wide-angle lens to the Meike Mini Prime series – the 10mm T2.2. This glass offers a 106.4° FOV on APS-C cameras and is also available in MFT, Sony E, and FUJIFILM X mount options.

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Its optical design features 15 elements in 12 groups. The fast T2.2 aperture is ideal for low-light scenarios and should provide a nice subject/background separation. The round bokeh of this lens should be pretty smooth, thanks to the 10-blade diaphragm design. Moreover, the close focus distance of 0.3m will allow users to produce interesting wide-angle close-ups of their subjects. 

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The Meike Mini Prime 10mm T2.2 Cine Lens is quite a lightweight and compact all-metal construction. Indeed, the MFT version of this glass measures φ80×88.0mm in size and weighs approximately 600g. The lens accepts 77mm filters via its front filter thread, has a long 270° focus throw, and displays focus distance in both metric and imperial units.

Meike Mini Prime 10mm T2.2: key features

  • Focal length: 10mm
  • Aperture range: T2.2-22
  • Covers APS-C sensors
  • 15 elements in 12 groups
  • 10 aperture blades
  • Close focus: 0.3m
  • Filter size: ø77
  • Weight: 600g (approximately)
  • Size: φ80  × 88.0mm (MFT version)
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Price and availability

The new Meike Mini Prime Cine Lens Set for RF Mount (currently 10/35/50/65/85mm T2.2) is now available for purchase from the manufacturer’s website. It shares the official retail price of the Sony E and FUJIFILM X Mount sets at $2,330. The MFT series is also available at the more cost-effective price of $2,050.

Moreover, the new Meike Mini Prime 10mm T2.2 is also available to purchase as a stand-alone option. The MFT version retails for $479.99, while the RF, E, and X Mount models are a little more pricey at $599.99.

What do you think of the new Meike Mini Prime Cine Lens Set for RF Mount? Are you going to pair them with the RED KOMODO? Let us know your thoughts in the comment section below!

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