Exapro is your premier marketplace for high-quality used industrial machinery. We present our selection of lenses under the Broadcast, Film, and Audio category. These lenses are professionally maintained, offering an excellent blend of precision, clarity, and value.

Our selection of lenses excels in delivering superior image quality for various broadcasting, filmmaking, and audio-visual production needs. Whether you are producing feature films, documentaries, or live broadcasts, our lenses ensure sharpness, color accuracy, and excellent performance in different lighting conditions. They are suitable for a wide range of cameras and production requirements.

Every lens goes through a stringent vetting process, ensuring quality and performance. Our lenses are cost-effective, promising significant savings compared to new equipment without compromising efficiency. Renowned brands like Canon, Zeiss, and Fujinon are part of our selection, known for their reliability and cutting-edge optics technology. Prices range between €1,000 and €50,000, catering to diverse budget scales.

For detailed information or to request a quote, reach out to our dedicated team, ready to assist you with your specific needs. At Exapro, we're all about facilitating your business growth through quality and affordability. Trust in Exapro for your broadcasting, film, and audio equipment needs and boost your production quality today.

USADO MASTER ANAMORPHIC -35-40-50-60-75-100-135

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KIT MASTER ANAMORPHIC Usado Master Anamorphic -35-40-50-60-75-100-135

ARRI / Zeiss Standard Speed T2.1 PL 10 pcs. set

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Step into cinematic excellence with this iconic set of ARRI / Zeiss Standard Speed MKII T2.1 lenses, a treasure trove for filmmakers and cinematographers alike. With a lineage spanning over two decades under meticulous care, this collection combines legendary craftsmanship with timeless performance. Set Highlights: Unmatched Versatility: This comprehensive set features a range of focal lengths, ensuring you have the …

Zoom Angenieux 28-340mm Usado

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Zoom Angenieux 28-340mm Excelente condição

Used Nitecore Cine Combo Set (5 lenses)

Year: 2018

CINE Combo Set/5Pcs FEET scale Nitecore Cine Combo Set (5 lenses) Based on the BOKKELUX-project, the Nitecore Superior Primes will give you the image DOP’s dream about. Apochromatic, full frame, wonderful bokeh, and a speed of up to T2. Five fantastic lenses, packed in a custom hardcase. The five lens set includes a 25mm T2.1, 35mm T2.0, 50mm T2.0, 75mm …

Used Cine Lens set Cooke Panchro PL rehoused by P+S Technik Germany

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Cine Lens set Cooke Panchro PL rehoused by P+S Technik Germany S3 18mm S3 25mm S2 32mm S2 50mm S2 75mm not used on set after rehousing!! practically iike a new rehoused set incl Pelicase Storm iM2300

Zeiss 25Mm CP2

Year: 2021

Fixed lens in EOS mount, perfect, difficult to distinguish from new, complete with original box. No dust or mold on the inside of the lenses. No scratches on any of the glass or structure parts. Scale mt. F2.9 in t .

Canon Hj22x4.7

Year: 2018

HD B4 mount full remote optics, complete with controller, electric focus & zoom Used but in perfect working order in all its parts. No fungus, dust or scratches on the lenses. If necessary I will send more photos.

Used Cooke mini S4

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The set was completely overhauled by an authorized Cooke dealer in 2022. The lenses are in perfect condition.


Arri Master Prime Lens Set

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Arri Master Prime Lens Set 18,25,35,50,75,100mm, used The Master Prime Lenses are both fast and have an optical performance surpassing that of all standard speed primes. There are new creative opportunities with these lenses, making shots possible that would have been considered impossible before.


FUJINON ARRI ALURA 18-80mm

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The FUJINON ARRI ALURA 18-80mm Second Hand T2.6 optic is born from the fusion of Fujinon's optical performance and the latest in innovative techniques from ARRI. They originate a versatile and lightweight zoom designed both for the studio and for any type of film set. Specifications of FUJINON ARRI ALURA 18-80mm Second hand: Frame: PL Opening: T2.6 | T22 Front …

Arri Ultra Prime Lenses set - Pre-owned PL feet 16, 20, 32, 50, 85, 135 mm cinema lenses

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The Arri Ultra Prime Lenses set is composed of 6 PL-mounted high-performance lenses from wide-angle to telephoto (16, 20, 32, 50, 85, 135 mm) in feet scale. Refurbished by our technical lab, the set comes in a strong flight case. Working with HD and cinema cameras, Ultra Primes Lenses cover Super-35 format and provide high contrast and resolution. Highlights of …

Canon UJ86x9.3B Digisuper 86 - Pre-owned 4K UHD 2/3" Broadcast box lens with wide focal length (9,3 to 800 mm)

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The box lens Canon UJ86x9.3B with its powerful 86x zoom is dedicated to field applications such as sports events, concerts plus more. It works with professional 2/3" 4K cameras and offers exceptional image quality while maintaining a 4K resolution even while zooming. The Digisuper 86 has a very long focal length range of 9.3 to 800mm and a maximum aperture …

Used Canon 2694C002AA CJ45ex13.6B IASE V 2/3" 4K UHD Portable EFP Lens

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Canon 2694C002AA (CJ45EX13.6B IASE-V H, CJ45ex13.6B IASE-V H, CJ45EX13.6B, cj45ex13.6b) CJ45ex13.6B IASE V 2/3" 4K UHD Portable EFP Lens Designed to meet the high demands of field production applications, the CJ45ex13.6B is a 2/3" 4K UHD portable EFP lens is intended for producers and broadcasters engaged in wildlife, sports, documentary, natural history, music stage, helicopter/aerial and other challenging location productions …

Cooke Varotal 20 -100 T3.1 Lense

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COOKE VAROTAL 20 – 100 T3.1 perfect, Recently serviced + case

Used Fujinon XA77x9.5BESM-S35 2/3-inch HDTV DIGIPOWER Box Lens

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77x high-power zoom High optical performance with newly HT-EBC Coat technology OS-TECH technology Virtual System Support Adoption of new design DIGIPOWER 77 9.5-732mm 1:1.7 XA77x9.5 field lens is high power 77x zoom ratio and reaches a telephoto focal length to 732mm (1,464mm with extender). It offers good telephoto flexibility for sports broadcasts, concerts and live productions. XA77x9.5 comes standard with …

Cooke Anamorphic/i FF 85mm Macro

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Cooke Anamorphic/i FF 85mm Macro

Used Canon CN10x25 IAS S/E1

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Discover the Canon CN10x25 IAS S/E1 4K Cine servo zoom lens 25-250 mm with EF mount in used condition, fully serviced by the technical lab, and covered with 3 months warranty. Versatile thanks to its wide focal length from wide angle to telephoto, the CN10 is dedicated to 4K cinema production, broadcast news with the Super 35, and Full Frame …

Used Fujinon UA70x8.7BESM-T35 (w/o Trunk) 4K Premier Box Lens

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The UA70x8.7 offers 70x zoom, covering the focal lengths from 8.7mm in wide angle and 610mm in telephoto. The floating focus system, which controls multiple lens groups according to the shooting distance, achieves high-resolution footage across the entire zoom range. It produces dynamic 4K video in various scenes, such as concert coverage or live broadcast, zooming from a wide view …


Introduction to Lenses for Broadcast, Film, and Audio

Lenses are critical components in the broadcast, film, and audio industries, shaping the way visual content is captured and perceived. High-quality lenses contribute significantly to the image clarity, depth, and overall aesthetic of the footage. Whether for television broadcasting, filmmaking, or audio-visual productions, selecting the right lens can make a profound difference in the final output.

Types of Lenses

  1. Prime Lenses

    • Purpose: Fixed focal length lenses known for their sharpness and image quality.
    • Applications: Ideal for controlled environments where changing the focal length is unnecessary, such as studio shoots and narrative filmmaking.
    • Key Features: Superior image quality, larger maximum apertures, and better low-light performance.
  2. Zoom Lenses

    • Purpose: Lenses with variable focal lengths, providing versatility in framing shots.
    • Applications: Suitable for run-and-gun shooting, documentaries, live events, and scenarios requiring rapid focal length changes.
    • Key Features: Versatility, convenience, and the ability to cover a range of focal lengths without changing lenses.
  3. Wide-Angle Lenses

    • Purpose: Lenses with short focal lengths that capture a wide field of view.
    • Applications: Landscape shots, establishing shots, and scenarios where capturing a broad scene is essential.
    • Key Features: Large depth of field, exaggerated perspective, and capability to include more of the scene in the frame.
  4. Telephoto Lenses

    • Purpose: Lenses with long focal lengths designed to capture distant subjects.
    • Applications: Wildlife photography, sports broadcasting, and any situation where the subject is far from the camera.
    • Key Features: Narrow field of view, compression of background elements, and ability to capture distant details clearly.
  5. Macro Lenses

    • Purpose: Lenses designed for extreme close-up photography.
    • Applications: Product shots, nature photography, and any application requiring detailed close-up images.
    • Key Features: High magnification, short minimum focusing distance, and exceptional detail resolution.
  6. Anamorphic Lenses

    • Purpose: Lenses that compress the image horizontally, allowing for widescreen aspect ratios.
    • Applications: Cinematic filmmaking to achieve a widescreen look with a distinctive bokeh and lens flare.
    • Key Features: Widescreen aspect ratio, unique lens flares, and oval-shaped bokeh.

Key Features and Specifications

When selecting a lens, several key features and specifications should be considered to ensure it meets production needs:

  • Focal Length: Determines the field of view and magnification. Shorter focal lengths (wide-angle) capture more of the scene, while longer focal lengths (telephoto) magnify distant subjects.

  • Aperture: Indicates the amount of light the lens can gather. A larger maximum aperture (smaller f-number) allows for better low-light performance and shallower depth of field.

  • Image Stabilization: Reduces camera shake, especially important for handheld shooting and long focal lengths.

  • Autofocus and Manual Focus: The ability to quickly and accurately focus on subjects, with some lenses offering advanced autofocus systems.

  • Build Quality: Robust construction to withstand the rigors of professional use, including weather-sealing for outdoor shoots.

  • Compatibility: Ensuring the lens is compatible with the camera system in use, considering mount type and sensor size (full-frame, APS-C, etc.).

Advantages of Using High-Quality Lenses

Investing in high-quality lenses offers numerous benefits:

  • Superior Image Quality: High-quality lenses deliver sharp, clear images with minimal distortion and aberrations.

  • Creative Control: Allows for greater control over depth of field, framing, and perspective.

  • Durability: Professional-grade lenses are built to last, withstanding the demands of rigorous shooting environments.

  • Versatility: High-quality lenses often offer features like weather sealing and image stabilization, expanding their usability in various conditions.

  • Resale Value: High-quality lenses retain their value over time, making them a good investment for professionals.

Considerations When Buying a Lens

To select the right lens for your needs, consider the following factors:

  • Production Requirements: Determine the specific needs of your production, including the types of shots and the environment in which you'll be shooting.

  • Budget: Balance the initial investment with the long-term benefits of high-quality lenses, including durability and image quality.

  • Lens Mount Compatibility: Ensure the lens is compatible with your camera's mount and sensor size.

  • Versatility: Consider whether a zoom lens or a set of prime lenses better suits your shooting style and requirements.

  • Future Expansion: Think about how the lens fits into your overall kit and whether it complements your existing gear.

Popular Brands and Pricing

Several reputable brands manufacture high-quality lenses known for their reliability and performance. Here are a few notable ones:

  • Canon: Offers a wide range of EF and RF mount lenses for various applications. Prices typically range from $200 to $10,000.
  • Nikon: Known for its F and Z mount lenses, catering to different needs from amateur to professional use. Pricing generally ranges from $300 to $12,000.
  • Sony: Renowned for its E and FE mount lenses, suitable for video and still photography. Prices generally fall between $300 and $8,000.
  • Sigma: Provides high-quality lenses compatible with multiple camera mounts, known for their sharpness and build quality. Pricing typically ranges from $400 to $5,000.
  • Zeiss: Specializes in high-end lenses with exceptional optical performance, often used in cinema and professional photography. Prices generally range from $1,000 to $15,000.
  • Fujinon: Known for its cinema lenses and broadcast lenses, offering superb quality for professional video production. Prices typically range from $3,000 to over $40,000.

Conclusion

Lenses are crucial for capturing high-quality visual content in the broadcast, film, and audio industries. With various types such as prime, zoom, wide-angle, telephoto, macro, and anamorphic lenses, selecting the right equipment depends on specific production needs, budget, and compatibility. Key factors to consider include focal length, aperture, image stabilization, autofocus capabilities, build quality, and compatibility. Leading brands like Canon, Nikon, Sony, Sigma, Zeiss, and Fujinon offer a range of high-quality lenses to suit different applications and budgets. By carefully evaluating production requirements, budget, and compatibility, professionals can invest in the right lenses to enhance their creative capabilities and ensure superior image quality.