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CINE HELIOS 44-2

Estimated Shipping: 3-4 months from the date of order

TECHNICAL

58/2 HELIOS 44-2

  • Sensor Coverage: 24×36 mm Full Frame
  • Focal length: 58mm
  • Outside diameter: 95mm
  • Filter size: 92mm
  • Aperture: 1:2
  • Minimum Focusing Distance: 0.5 metters
  • Focus ring rotates 270 degrees
  • Viewing angle: 40 degrees
  • Diaphragm scale: from 2 to 16
  • Quantity of petals of a diaphragm: 8
  • Inside: 6 glasses in 4 groups
  • Modul Focus & Iris gears: 0.8(32pitch)
  • Weight: 550 gramm

Helios 44-2 58mm F2 is a legendary lens, but it’s about to get even better! Welcome the new Helios 44-2 VLFV Cine Edition, proficiently rehoused by IRON GLASS.

Our goal was to bring out the best in this lens but addressing the mechanical quirks and limitations of the original body that make it unsuitable for professional, high pressure work environments where everything must perform at 100%.

By creating a new housing for this much loved lens, with improved its usability for video production considerably. Gone is the confusing preset aperture control, unreliable M42 screw mount and its wobbly body. Instead we now have a rugged, well designed and carefully assembled body that provides plenty of useful features, like integrated follow focus gears, permanent PL or EF mount, expanded focus distance markings, which can now be made imperial as well as metric, plus many more that you can learn about below.

Helios 44-2 58mm F2 IronGlass
VLFV Cine Edition White Version

Shipping date – is March-April 2020.

TECHNICAL

  • Min Focusing Distance: 0.5m
  • Angle of View (FF): 40°
  • Focus Throw: Approx. 270°
  • Aperture Blades: 8 (IronGlass can install a 16 blade version)
  • Aperture Range: F2.8 – F16

 

  • New & solid cine-style body
  • 95mm Front O.D. for compatability with clip-on matte boxes.
  • Integrated follow focus and iris gears
  • Expanded focus distance markings
  • Permanent PL or EF mount
  • Imperial or Metric measurement system

Traditionally most lenses have a black body finish and we have done the same for our rehoused lenses, but we wanted to try something special for those of you who want to have visually striking lenses, so welcome our new WHITE version, lovingly nicknamed the “Stormtrooper” because of its colour resemblance to a certain well known film character.

This colour version is created by the anodising method, ensuring the same rugged, quality finish that won’t scratch easily!

You will be able to order all of our existing and upcoming rehoused VLFV Cine Edition Soviet lenses in this finish, but hurry because for now it’s a limited run of just 20 sets in this finish and even if we sell out quickly, we won’t be able to make new white parts until the second half of 2020.

To order head to our Rehoused Soviet Lenses section and pick the “white” body when ordering.

If you want the flexibility of 2 mounts, PL & EF, you can buy our PL to EF adapter which will give you a solid, reliable EF Mount when needed!

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Adapter CANON EF Mount to ARRI Arriflex PL mount Lens

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Helios 44-2 VLFV Cine Edition Features and improvements

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Legendary Soviet Optics with German Carl Zeiss Jena

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Unique optical characteristics: Swirly Bokeh, Dreamy Flares, Low Contrast Vintage Look

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New, re-designed rugged construction

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Permanent PL or EF conversion

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Ability to add internal colour and “anamorfake” modifications

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86mm filter thread for use with your favourite filters

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Fluid / Click-less Aperture Adjustment with correct markings

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Relocated focus ring for better mount clearance and follow focus compatibility

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Expanded focus distance markings scale

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Imperial lens marking option available

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Geared aperture and focus rings

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Full Frame Coverage

Why We?

Quality

Our lenses are of high quality. We made, modified and sold more than 1000 lenses!

Warranty

We give a 5 year warranty on the mechanical parts of our lenses.

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Reliability

The reliability of our lenses has been tested for decades. Soviet lenses were valuable both 50 years ago and now. They can compete with modern lenses. Especially if our masters work on them.

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Problems & questions

If you have any problems with our products or questions – we solve and fix them! For us there is no problem. Contact us and we will help you immediately.

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Delivery

We always provide a track number. Our company sends parcels and goods all around the world. We will send you goods by AIRMAIL.

Each product packed very efficiently and will get to you safe and sound.
We are always worried about how the product came to You as a short time.

Masters are working on your order: check, repair, configure, add your modification, etc.

We need 5-7 working days for your order.

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