Breakthrough Pictures has simply introduced the event of a brand new drop-in filter system for RED DSMC2 and RED KOMODO. In line 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 have a look at it!
We first reported about Breakthrough Pictures merchandise final yr when the corporate released a series 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 Evening Sky, Darkish CPL, or Infrared drop-in filters.
To additional develop the flexibility of their filters, Breakthrough Pictures has simply introduced that they’re creating their first lens mount adapter with drop-in filter capabilities and a PL mount.
Drop-in filter PL-mounts
The Breakthrough Pictures drop-in lens mount adapters are CNC machined from aluminum and obtainable in two flavors: DSMC2 to PL-mount and Canon RF to PL-mount.
Even when each variations are exactly engineered, they arrive normal with a 0.004″ baseline shim. When you’re having again focus points together with your PL lenses, you’ll be able to add/take away as much as two shims – 5 completely different shims with numerous thicknesses are included – to right your lenses’ infinity focus.
As you’ll be able to inform, for the DSMC2 model, you’ll must screw the Breakthrough Pictures 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 a bit of foot assist.
Above is a bit of weight comparability between the Breakthrough Pictures drop-in adapter (PL to RF mount model) in comparison with different choices in the marketplace. At 186g, this lens mount adapter is without doubt one of the lightest in the marketplace for positive.
Final however not least, this PL mount adapter is appropriate with all filters already obtainable for the Canon drop-in RF to EF mount adapter. You’ll be capable of select from greater than 22 Breakthrough Pictures filters or use the Canon’s one you would possibly have already got.
Worth and availability
The Breakthrough Pictures drop-in filter system will retail for $699.00 for both the DSMC2 or RED KOMODO model. A PL to RF straight mount may even obtainable be obtainable for the RED KOMODO for $499.00. We’ve no info in the intervening time when all merchandise will likely be obtainable.
For extra info, please go to Breakthrough Photography’s website here.
What do you consider this DFM drop-in system? Do you have already got Breakthrough Pictures filters? What lens mount adapter do you utilize together with your KOMODO? Don’t hesitate to tell us within the feedback down beneath!