Breakthrough Images has simply introduced the event of a brand new drop-in filter system for RED DSMC2 and RED KOMODO. In keeping with the corporate, this drop-in filter mount (DFM) is the first-ever made with a PL mount. Let’s take a more in-depth take a look at it!
We first reported about Breakthrough Images merchandise final yr when the corporate launched a sequence of filters for the Canon RF to EF lens mount adapter. There are 22 high-quality drop-in filters on this lineup, with standard ND/VND/CPL filters and extra uncommon ones just like the Night time Sky, Darkish CPL, or Infrared drop-in filters.
To additional develop the flexibility of their filters, Breakthrough Images has simply introduced that they’re growing their first lens mount adapter with drop-in filter capabilities and a PL mount.
Drop-in filter PL-mounts
The Breakthrough Images drop-in lens mount adapters are CNC machined from aluminum and accessible in two flavors: DSMC2 to PL-mount and Canon RF to PL-mount.
Even when each variations are exactly engineered, they arrive commonplace with a 0.004″ baseline shim. If you happen to’re having again focus points along with your PL lenses, you possibly can add/take away as much as two shims – 5 completely different shims with numerous thicknesses are included – to appropriate your lenses’ infinity focus.
As you possibly can inform, for the DSMC2 model, you’ll must screw the Breakthrough Images drop-in filter adapter on to your digital camera. No must say, however it’ll be a really safe lens mount. For RED KOMODO customers, the adapter mounts on to the built-in RF mount of the digital camera, however it comes with just a little foot assist.
Above is just a little weight comparability between the Breakthrough Images drop-in adapter (PL to RF mount model) in comparison with different choices in the marketplace. At 186g, this lens mount adapter is among the lightest in the marketplace for positive.
Final however not least, this PL mount adapter is suitable with all filters already accessible for the Canon drop-in RF to EF mount adapter. You’ll be capable of select from greater than 22 Breakthrough Images filters or use the Canon’s one you would possibly have already got.
Worth and availability
The Breakthrough Images drop-in filter system will retail for $699.00 for both the DSMC2 or RED KOMODO model. A PL to RF straight mount will even accessible be accessible for the RED KOMODO for $499.00. We have now no info in the intervening time when all merchandise might be accessible.
For extra info, please go to Breakthrough Images’s web site right here.
What do you concentrate on this DFM drop-in system? Do you have already got Breakthrough Images filters? What lens mount adapter do you utilize along with your KOMODO? Don’t hesitate to tell us within the feedback down under!