Zeiss 28-80mm T2.9 CZ.2 Cine Zoom Lens – PL

The Zeiss Compact Zoom CZ.2 70-200mm T/2.9 comprises all the features of a cine-style lens.

T2.9 70-200mm PL Mount Compact 35mm zoom

Extra-long focus throw

Constant T-stop of 2.9 across the entire zoom range

Easy-to-read markings.

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ZeissThe Zeiss  28-80 Cinema Zoom lens features exquisite optics in a robust, durable package – two characteristics that will surely remain desirable for decades to come. It covers a full-frame image format without vignetting.

ZEISS Cinema Zoom lenses are precision engineered within the tightest possible tolerances. This guarantees you excellent image quality with low distortion, high resolution and excellent color rendition for sharp, punchy pictures.

The Zeiss 28-80 features high resolution and contrast and is ready for 8K and beyond. It has excellent colour correction, flare suppression through T* anti-reflex coating and internal light traps, Low distortion and round out-of-focus highlights.


  • Full-frame coverage (36 x 24 mm) for focal lengths of 15 to 200 mm
  • Common aperture of T2.9
  • Sweet spot effect with Super 35 sensors
  • Interchangeable mount
  • No visible focus shift while change of focal length
  • Robust cine-style housing
  • No visible breathing
  • Calibrated focus scales
  • Nearly 300 degree focus rotation
  • Round iris for organic look
  • No visible ramping

Close focus distance is measured from the image plane


Feature Value     Remarks
Aperture range T 2.9 to T 22
Focal range 28 – 80 mm
Close focus distance 0.83 m / 2’8″
Length 196 mm / 7.72″ Front to PL mount flange
Front diameter 95 mm / 3.7″
Weight 2.5 kg / 5.5 lbs
Horizontal angle of view
Full-Frame 66 – 25° Horizontal angle of view for a full-frame camera

(aspect ratio 1:1.5, dimensions 36 mm x 24 mm / 1.42“ x 0.94“)

APS-H 57 – 21° Horizontal angle of view for an APS-H camera

(aspect ratio 1:1.81, dimensions 30.2 mm x 16.7 mm / 1.19“ x 0.66“)

Super 35 48 – 18° Horizontal angle of view for an ANSI Super 35 Silent camera

(aspect ratio 1:1.33, dimensions 24.9 mm x 18.7 mm / 0.98“ x 0.74“)

Normal 35 43 – 16° Horizontal angle of view for a Normal 35 Academy camera

(aspect ratio 1:1.37, dimensions 22 mm x 16 mm / 0.87“ x 0.63“)

APS-C 43 – 16° Horizontal angle of view for an APS-C camera

(aspect ratio 1:1.50, dimensions 22.3 mm x 14.9 mm / 0.88“ x 0.59“)

MFT 34 – 12° Horizontal angle of view for a Micro 4/3 (MFT) camera

(aspect ratio 1:1.33, dimensions 17.3 mm x 13 mm / 0.68“ x 0.51“)


Depth of field tables available here.


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