Angenieux Optimo DP Zoom 16-42mm T2.8

Short Optimo wide zoom


Optimo DP 16-42 with an aperture of T2.8 is a lightweight and compact PL mount zoom lens.



Lens Groupset

Angenieux Optimo DP zoom


PL Mount

Sensor Size/Coverage


Lens Type

Zoom Lens

It is designed for digital cameras only and CANNOT be used with film cameras or cameras with a mirror – this is because the lens design has the position of the rear element behind the rear lens mount, and this will damage film cameras and Pro-35 adapters, so beware!.

The Optimo DP 16-42 delivers the superior zoom optics, functionality and ergonomics that DP’s demand at an economical price and has the same legendary quality of Angenieux but only slightly slower with T2.8.

Extremely fast aperture of T2.8 withno ramping
320° focus rotation with over 20 precise focus witness marks and no breathing

Field of view for 35 mm Academic (22×16 mm)

Focal Length:  16 mm  42 mm
Horizontal angular field of view: 82.4°  36.1°
Object dimensions at MOD (mm): 720×350  267×138

Lens: Angenieux Optimo DP 16-42
Zoom Ratio: 2.6X
Focal Length: 16 – 42 mm
Aperture: f/2.6 (T2.8)
MOD: 2 ft (0.6m)
Internal Focus: Yes
Image Coverage: Super 35 (S35) 5K (32mm diagonal)
Weight (approx): 4.2 lbs (1.9Kg)
Length: 190mm
Front Diameter: 114mm
Angenieux Optimo DP Zoom 16-42mm T2.8 PL
Lens Front Cap (114mm)
Lens End Cap
LS-19 Lens support
LS-15 Lens support
Support Leg 30 mm
Zoom Bar Long
Zoom Bar Short

Optimo DP Zoom 16-42mm T2.8 Flight Case: 45 x 22 x 23cm   5.35kg
Country Of Origin: France

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