Jump to content


Photo

Teleconverters/extenders and S16 Angie 12-240 for S35


  • Please log in to reply
1 reply to this topic

#1 Nicholas Carlson

Nicholas Carlson

    New

  • Basic Members
  • Pip
  • 1 posts
  • Cinematographer

Posted 15 October 2012 - 04:28 PM

Hi,

I'm interested in using a S16mm Angenieux 12-240mm T3.5 (Arri B mount) on a camera with an EOS/EF mount.

What I have to do is use an Arri B to PL adapter, then PL to EOS/EF. The image circle is enlarged to cover S35mm by using a teleconverter/extender. As mentioned many times before on various places, Stanley Kubrick used this combo with a 1.6x teleconverter to just barely cover the S35 1.66:1 frame in A Clockwork Orange and with a 2x teleconverter for Barry Lyndon.

These guys have done the same: http://www.tetongrav...-of-a-new-lens/

My question is: Does it matter where I put a teleconverter/extender in the chain?

Does it have to be:
[Angie lens] -> [Extender with Arri B mount] -> [Arri B to PL adapter] -> [PL to EOS/EF adapter] -> [Camera]

Or would these two setups:
[Angie lens] -> [Arri B to PL adapter] -> [Extender with PL mount] -> [PL to EOS/EF adapter] -> [Camera]
[Angie lens] -> [Arri B to PL adapter] -> [PL to EOS/EF adapter] -> [Extender with EOS/EF mount] -> [Camera]


Work and cover the S35 sensor as well? I think they all do, but I wanna check here as well.

Edited by Nicholas Carlson, 15 October 2012 - 04:29 PM.

  • 0

#2 Matt Kolze

Matt Kolze

    New

  • Basic Members
  • Pip
  • 9 posts
  • Other

Posted 22 October 2012 - 09:13 AM

As long as the extender is sitting at the same distance, optically speaking, it is calibrated to work at from the Angenieux than there should be no issue. Sometimes they will not fit due to different inside or outside dimensions. More than likely the mechanical fitment issues will prevent the multiple adapters from working.

It is a tough call without having the parts in front of you.

Make sure they have a good return policy if things don't line up properly.

Matt
  • 0


Gamma Ray Digital Inc

Media Blackout - Custom Cables and AKS

Aerial Filmworks

Willys Widgets

New Pro Video - New and Used Equipment

Technodolly

Tai Audio

Paralinx LLC

Glidecam

Visual Products

Abel Cine

The Slider

Ritter Battery

CineTape

Rig Wheels Passport

rebotnix Technologies

Metropolis Post

Broadcast Solutions Inc

CineLab

FJS International, LLC

Wooden Camera

Media Blackout - Custom Cables and AKS

Rig Wheels Passport

rebotnix Technologies

Wooden Camera

Abel Cine

CineLab

Visual Products

Broadcast Solutions Inc

Glidecam

Metropolis Post

The Slider

Technodolly

New Pro Video - New and Used Equipment

Tai Audio

CineTape

Gamma Ray Digital Inc

Willys Widgets

Paralinx LLC

Aerial Filmworks

FJS International, LLC

Ritter Battery