Samyang 16mm F2.0 ED AS UMC CS

mount: E-mount
prod. code: SY16M-E
EAN/UPC: data needed
makernote ID: data needed
format: APS-C
release year: 2013
status: Current
Also branded as:
  • Rokinon
  • Bower
  • Opteka
AF Drive: Manual focus only
stabilisation: No
weather sealing: No
max. aperture: 2
min. aperture: 22
focal range(mm): 16
elements/group: 13/11
angle of view: 83.1°
aperture blades: 8
min. focus distance(mm): 200
filter rotate focusing: No
max. magnification: data needed
filter diameter(mm): 77
hood: petal
color: black
length(mm): 115
weight(g): 615
standard accessories: Front and rear caps, hood, pouch

user review ratings
overall: 4.45
sharpness: 4.75
color: 5.00
build: 4.50
distortion: 4.00
flare control: 4.00
total: 2 reviews

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manufacturer description

New Samyang 16mm f/2.0 ED AS UMC CS is a ultra wide-angle manual focus lens designed for CS / cropped sensors APS-C cameras.

The Samyang 16mm is a rectilinear lens, offering superb image quality and low distortion. It is perfectly suited to cropped sensor cameras for landscape and general photography requiring a high quality wide angle lens. The large f2 aperture allows for low light photography.

Optical construction is 13 elements in 11 groups, with 2 aspherical lenses, 1 Extra-low Dispersion (ED) element and one hybrid aspherical and feature Samyangs UMC Ultra Multi coating coating which ensures superb transmission of light, and minimises flare and ghosting. The elements are housed in a solid body weighing from approx 570g, dependant on mount.

Suitable for both for professional and amateur photographers the 16mm is equivalent to 24mm equivalent on APS-C sized sensors, 25.6mm on Canon EOS (1.6x crop factor), and 32mm on Olympus and Panasonic MFT sensor system cameras.

The new Samyang 16mm lens accepts 77mm filters to attach ND, polarisers or any filter with a 77mm filter thread

The Samyang 16mm features a wide, ribbed manual focus ring which is smooth and well-damped. This provides a positive manual focus, particularly suitable for more professional videoing / filming with DSLR’s where manual focus is preferred, enabling focussing pulling whilst video recording.

The lens is supplied with front and rear lens caps and soft lens case.

Canon EF and EF-M, Fujifilm X, Olympus / Panasonic Four Thirds and Micro Four Thirds, Pentax K, Samsung NX, or Sony A and E mount versions - Home of the alpha system photographer
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