SLR Magic announces the new 8mm f/4 MFT lens

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SLR Magic expands its micro four thirds lineup with new ultra wide angle lens

Hong Kong, China (Feburary 25, 2017) – SLR Magic expands the micro four thirds lens lineup with the new SLR Magic 8mm F4 ultra wide angle lens. The product will be officially introduced during upcoming BVE 2017 fair in Excel London.
The field of view corresponds to a 16mm lens in 35mm format and this fast wide angle of view opens up many new creative composition opportunities, particularly in the fields of interior, architectural and landscape cinematography and photography. Additionally, light weight and compact size of the SLR Magic 8mm F4 ideal for aerial photography as well as multi-camera setup 360 VR.
We place our highest priority in the development on our lenses to fulfill the demands of professional cinematographers and photographers. The design and build of the SLR Magic 8mm F4 is solid and reliable.
The SLR Magic 8mm F4 (MSRP: $349 US) will be available from authorized SLR Magic dealers starting March 2017.
The SLR Magic 8mm F4 will be first presented at the BVE 2017 show. The SLR Magic stand would be in (S1-8 G30 Holdan Ltd.) during the BVE show which are to be held in Excel London from Feburary 28th to March 2nd 2017.
Demo footage by volunteer tester: http://vimeo.com/205525395

SLR Magic is currently looking for volunteers to test this lens at a special price. If interested:
Send an email to support@slrmagic.com with the subject “SLR Magic 8mm F4 volunteer”.
Include sample videos/photos or link to photo/video reviews you have done in the past.

Technical Data SLR Magic 8mm F4

Lens Type: Ultra wide-angle lens
Compatible4Cameras: All micro four thirds mount cameras
Optical3Design: 9 elements in 8 groups
Distance Settings: Distance range: 0.10m to ∞, combined scale meter/feet
Aperture: Manually controlled diaphragm, 7 aperture blades , Lowest value 16
Angle of view: 140 degrees
Bayonet: micro four thirds
Filter Mount: Internal thread for 43mm filters; filter mount rotates while focusing.

Filter adapter (included) for 52mm filters
Surface Finish: Black anodised
Length to bayonet mount: approx. 41.4mm (approx. 1.63in)
Largest diameter: approx. 46.1mm (approx. 1.81in)
Weight: approx. 110g (approx. 3.9oz)

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Nissin is developing next-generation ultra-high heat resistance strobe

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Nissin is developing next-generation ultra-high heat resistance strobe with specially designed quartz tube to mark the new industry standard.

Nissin Japan Limited (Chairman Mr. Goto Chikara) proudly announces the development of next-generation ultra-high heat resistance and durable strobe, equipped with specially designed quartz tube. This new strobe is a successor of the high heat resistance “”Nissin MG8000 Extreme flash” that discontinued in 2015. The next-generation strobe is expected to feature with high guide number, and equip with the Wireless 2.4Ghz Nissin Air System. Also it will be compatible with Fujifilm, Sony, Micro Four Thirds, Canon, and Nikon cameras. The new strobe information including product specification, availability and pricing are expected to release in Jun 2017

 

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