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35mm f/2.7 – The Smallest Fastest Pancake Lens in the World!

A project in Berlin, Germany by ExperimentalOptics
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The smallest lens in the world! It’s a 7mm thin pancake lens that fits most any camera, covers full frame, and is ready when you are.
Backers: 7
Average Daily Pledges: €400
Average Pledge Per Backer: €1086

Funding: €7,600 of €2,290
Dates: Sep 5th -> Nov 4th (61 days)
Project By: ExperimentalOptics
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Latest News

You've made it happen!!!

September 13th - via: kickstarter.com
It seems we're funded... or as Marc put it "looks like we have to knit the lens bags now" :) THANK YOU EVERYBODY!!  Thank you indeed to all the backers who were there from - almost literally - the first minute after our launch! Thank you to all... (Read More)

ExperimentalOptics launches Kickstarter for 35mm F2.7 pancake lens

September 11th - via: dpreview.com
ExperimentalOptics has launched a Kickstarter campaign to crowdfund the production of what it claims is the 'smallest fastest pancake lens in the world.' The 35mm F2.7 lens is measures just 7mm thick — the same height as exactly 4 quarters stacked on top of one another — and weighs 40 grams/1.4 ounces. Although most of the testing for the lens was done on full-frame mirrorless cameras — Sony from the looks of it — ExperimentalOptics says the lens really shines on APS and smaller cameras. On APS-C and APS-H cameras, the lens is equivalent to roughly 50mm, while Micro Four Thirds gives it an equivalent focal length of 70mm. (Read More)

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