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#1 Landon D. Parks

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Posted 07 June 2005 - 02:21 PM

I was wondering, how much is a single Zeiss ultra prime lense? I thought I seen once they where $3,000 each new. I don't know if thats it or not, but I was also wondering how good of a price you could get a used lense for (Thats still in good shape)?

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Posted 07 June 2005 - 07:29 PM

They're much more than that. Roughly around $10.000 each. The widest ones are more expensive, probably closer to $20.000...

They make sense for rental companies, but absolutely no sense to own privately.
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Posted 08 June 2005 - 01:48 AM

$10,000.00?!?!?!?! I know I seen on www.cameraservice.com once they rented for $150/day but sold for $3,000.00... Maybe I was just seeing things.
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#4 Stephen Williams

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Posted 08 June 2005 - 02:11 AM

$10,000.00?!?!?!?! I know I seen on www.cameraservice.com once they rented for $150/day but sold for $3,000.00... Maybe I was just seeing things.

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Hi,

Some were sold on E-Bay at $5-6000 per lens, you can download the Arri pricelist from www.arri.com. to see the new prices.
$3000 would buy you a single Zeiss Standard or Hi-Speed if your lucky!

Stephen
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#5 Rik Andino

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Posted 08 June 2005 - 03:01 AM

Yeah $3000US is probably for a used Zeiss SuperSpeeds...
Which is still a pretty good lens...not an Ultra Prime...but damn good.

I've actually seen New Zeiss SuperSpeeds selling for $2500US...
And you could probably get a set of 5 for around 10grand.

Anyways that's my two cents.
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#6 Stephen Williams

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Posted 08 June 2005 - 06:29 AM

And you could probably get a set of 5 for around 10grand.

Anyways that's my two cents.

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Hi,

Let me know if you see a PL mounted set super speeds at 10K

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#7 Nathan Milford

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Posted 08 June 2005 - 09:25 AM

Brand new superspeeds went for $7-8 grand, in a different economy of course >8)
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Posted 08 June 2005 - 10:36 AM

Brand new superspeeds went for $7-8 grand, in a different economy of course >8)

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Arri were doing a half price offer for superspeeds with a new 235! I think they sold out!
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