Cooke is introducing a modernized series of lenses based on its popular vintage Speed Panchro line (originally designed in the 1920s), expected to ship in April 2017.
Explains Film and Digital Times, “What makes these lenses different from rehoused Panchros? In addition to modern mechanics, lens mounts, cam focus and uniform front diameters, they all cover S35 image circles—approx 30mm diagonal. (Original Panchros covered Standard 35 Academy format. ) They will also come standard with the new Cooke Multi System — in PL, EF, E, F, MFT.”
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