TLS Rehoused KOWA Cine Prominar

Manufactured in the late 1960’s, these lenses are known as the Japanese version of the Super Baltars. Optically, they are sharp with low contrast, and have a cooler colour transition and warmer flare than the Super Baltars.

The Oscar winning Rocky was shot with these beautiful lenses, as well as The Godfather II, and numerous Japanese features.

  • New stainless steel PL mount
  • High-grade aluminium alloy and stainless steel housing
  • New cam form focus drive
  • High calibre focus and iris rings
  • Engraved dual focus scales
  • Standard 110mm front ring

    Manufactured in the late 1960’s, these lenses are known as the Japanese version of the Super Baltars. Optically, they are sharp with low contrast, and have a cooler colour transition and warmer flare than the Super Baltars.

    The Oscar winning Rocky was shot with these beautiful lenses, as well as The Godfather II, and numerous Japanese features.

  20mm 25mm 32mm 40mm
Mount PL PL PL PL
T-Stop (varies per model) T2.6 T2.3 T2.3 T2.3
Min. Object Distance Typ. 11" 11" 11" 14"
Max Front Diameter 110mm 110mm 110mm 110mm
Total Length * 108mm
4 1/4"
141mm
5 9/16"
68mm
2 11/16"
68mm
2 11/16"
Total Weight ** 1630g
3lbs 9oz
2020g
4lbs 7oz
1075g
2lbs 6oz
985g
2lbs 3oz

  50mm 75mm 100mm    
Mount PL PL PL    
T-Stop (varies per model) T2.3 T2.3 T2.6    
Min. Object Distance Typ. 20" 19" 3'3"    
Front Diameter 110mm 110mm 110mm    
Total Length * 68mm
2 11/16"
88mm
3 7/16"
128mm
5"
   
Total Weight ** 1010g
2lbs 4oz
1365g
3lbs
1845g
4lbs 1oz
   

* Total approximate length in measured from the flange to the front of lens

** Weight subject to change with further developments