Schneider Optics Cine - Xenar III 50mm/T2.0 PL FT

The CINE-XENAR III 50mm is built with a PL-mount and a focus scale in feet. This lens shares the same optical and mechanical characteristics as the other lenses in the set, making switching between lenses seamless.

These lenses feature a Telecentric imaging design, the same dimensions, and focus/iris gear positions. The focus ring rotates through 270°, and this lens features an aperture range of T2.0 to 16. Each lens is optically coated to improve transmission and contrast, and features an 18-blade iris, for a natural and pleasing Bokeh. This lens features a PL mount with a focus scale in feet.



  • PL mount for digital and 35mm film cameras
  • Canon EF mount available
  • 31.5mm image circle for coverage of 2K/4K/5K Cinema, and Canon 7D
  • Telecentric optical design for better performance with digital cameras
  • Ultra Close Focus (UCF) down to 25cm/11” from sensor plane
  • Virtually no breathing
  • All lenses are color matched
  • Flare suppression through internal light traps and Schneider-Kreuznach High Performance coating
  • Easily interchangeable calibrated focus scales (feet/meter)
  • 100mm x 0.75 filter thread
  • 104mm outside diameter
  • Low distortion
  • Iris with up to 18 blades for an exceptional bokeh effect
  • Protective lens coating against dust and humidity
More Information
Model CX-1072028
In Depth
Lens Mount PL-mount
Focal Length 50 mm
Aperture T2.0 to 16
Close Focus 14" (0.35 m)
Horizontal Angle of View ANSI Super 35: 27.4º
DIN Super 35: 26.5º
Normal 35: 24.3º
Image Circle: 1.24" (31.5 mm)
Lens Gears Focus: 0.8 pitch, 123 tooth
Iris: 0.8 pitch, 118 tooth
Total Length 7.1" (180.34 mm)
Front Lens Diameter 4.1" (104 mm)
Filter Thread M100 x 0.75
Weight 3.51 lb (1.59 kg)
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