Viltrox has introduced the AF 75mm F1.2 XF Professional, its newest autofocus lens for Fujifilm X-mount digicam techniques. The lens affords a 115mm full-frame equal focal size with full autofocus assist for Fujifilm’s numerous autofocus modes.

The AF 75mm F1.2 XF Professional is constructed of aluminum alloy and makes use of 16 components in 11 teams, together with 4 high-refractive index components and three extra-low dispersion (ED) components. Viltrox can also be utilizing its HD Nano multi-layer coating on the front-most factor to repel dust and water.

The lens includes a clicked aperture ring that may be manually adjusted or set to auto, and is weather-sealed in 9 spots for mud and water resistance. Different options embody an aperture vary of F1.2 via F16, an 11-blade aperture diaphragm, a minimal focusing distance of 0.9m (35”) and makes use of a 77mm entrance filter thread.

That is the one MTF chart and optical development chart Viltrox has accessible at the moment. It isn’t the very best decision although.

The lens makes use of Viltrox’s stepping motor (STM) mechanism to drive autofocus, which it says affords full assist for Fujifilm’s array of eye-detection, face-detection and animal-detection autofocus modes. The metallic digital contacts drive the autofocus and switch EXIF knowledge from the lens to the digicam. An built-in USB-C port on the lens mount is used for updating firmware.

The AF 75mm F1.2 XF Professional is accessible to pre-order now for $549 from Viltrox’s on-line store. It comes with a petal-shaped lens hood, entrance and rear caps, in addition to a carrying case.