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Just saw this on ebay, the auction is ending very soon. (Not my listing, just thought i'd share with you as the price seems reasonable)

Sun Anamorphot 16 2x
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Sun-Anamorphic-Anamorphot-Adapter-16-2x-/322134100865?

Cannot buy it now as I don't have the cash :s

I just bought an ISCO ULTRA STAR (with the projection lenses) for 130€. I don't know what I would have picked if I found the Sun 16 2x first ...

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12 hours ago, Justin Bacle said:

Just saw this on ebay, the auction is ending very soon. (Not my listing, just thought i'd share with you as the price seems reasonable)

Sun Anamorphot 16 2x
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Sun-Anamorphic-Anamorphot-Adapter-16-2x-/322134100865?

Cannot buy it now as I don't have the cash :s

I just bought an ISCO ULTRA STAR (with the projection lenses) for 130€. I don't know what I would have picked if I found the Sun 16 2x first ...

I guess the Sun is same as Proskar lens.  If true, to compare with ISCO integrated lens, the difference is rear mount size, and flare .  But ISCO might be a little bit sharper, and less flare.

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On 7/2/2016 at 1:24 AM, ken said:

I guess the Sun is same as Proskar lens.  If true, to compare with ISCO integrated lens, the difference is rear mount size, and flare .  But ISCO might be a little bit sharper, and less flare.

Thank you for the information :) 

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Hey All,

I wanted to get advice on this projector lens here:

http://www.ebay.ca/itm/Schneider-Super-Cinelux-2x-Anamorphic-Lens-/282091164574?hash=item41adf1939e:g:eHYAAOSwhOVXfDaJ

My concern is focus pulling, ive been researching and reading however I wanted to ask here to be sure. Is this one of those lenses that would need to be re-housed? Would it work if I just mounted it against my dslr lens? (either on a rig or using one of those front lens clamps)

Going along with this one I found a cheaper lens that seems promising, however I'd love tto hear your opinions.

http://www.ebay.ca/itm/Kowa-Prominar-Anamorphic-16-S-Lens-/282088811848?hash=item41adcdad48:g:WmEAAOSwgY9XeXjk

Im doing the common thing: trying to do genuine anamorphic for dirt cheap, so I'd rather get told that it's possible without a massive projector lens and a setup to go with it.

I am likely asking the wrong questions so if you guys can help I would be really appreciative!

-Jordan

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My previous post was hidden for a week or so therefore I ended up buying a Kowa Prominar 16. However it seems to just be called a "16" which I couldnt find details on here.

http://super8wiki.com/index.php/Anamorphic_Lenses

Heres a photo of it from the ebay listing:

s-l1600.jpg

You can see it just ends at 16 and I cant find any info on it. When it arrives I'll take some samples with it and let you all know what it ends up like.

Thanks everyone :D

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5 hours ago, ken said:

First time see this lens: http://www.ebay.com/itm/131898924430

It is a big lens.  So I am not interested in it.  Do you think how much it is worth?

These lenses were re-worked Kowa B&H bodies, with ability to manually spin orientation for surreal effects. Sometimes motorised by attaching gear wheel to orientation ring. Results seen in video below. As for how much it's worth? - there was a load of these for sale a couple of years ago, usually went cheaper than regular Kowa B&H prices since the added bodywork adds a bit of weight, and the front section is built up to 115mm making it a bit more complicated to source affordable filter/close up diopter solutions that would fit. So it's slightly less appealing for general DSLR type filmmaking - but it could be made to work. 

 

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On 9/9/2016 at 11:27 PM, Tacinamo said:

Hello!

I found an old lens for some dirt cheap price. It's a Galileo Anamorfico 1:2 lens. Has anybody had this lens or knows anything about it? I want to get it for my dslr but not sure whether I can fit it in a clamp.

I saw several of these on ebay the last months. I was looking for something smaller & lighter though, so I didn't go with it. Curious to see what it's like optically.

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