Is PL mount better?
Is PL mount better?
PL mount is more associated with cinema glass. There are many more options for high end cine-glass available in PL mount than in EF. EF, being Canon, has a lot more still-glass options, which are usually cheaper than cine-glass because the mechanics and usability don’t have to be as precise and refined.
Can EF adapt to PL?
Canon EF Lenses DO NOT Adapt to PL The flange distance for EF lenses is 52mm, while a camera with an PL mount has a flange focal distance of 44m. If you are interested in learning more, Matthew Duclos has an excellent article on mixing EF and PL mounts.
Which cameras use PL mount?
Arri PL is a lens mount developed by Arri for use with both 16 mm and 35 mm movie cameras. The PL stands for “positive lock”. It is the successor mount to the Arri bayonet; unlike the bayonet mount, however, it is incompatible with older Arri-mount lenses, due to the larger diameter.
How is a Canon EF mount different from a PL mount?
Certainly not as much pressure as PL mount fully tightened. Still photo mounts usually have one position that the lens attaches to the camera in and that’s it. you can’t rotate the lens relative to the camera whereas PL mount, depending on the lens manufacturer, can have up to four mounting positions, each 90 degrees apart.
Can you use a Canon EF mount Cine lens?
The advantage of the EF mount cine lens is you get great dual pixel autofocus with Canon cameras. So you can use any of the lenses listed above even on expensive Canon cine cameras like the Canon C700 – and you can use these expensive cine lenses on Canon DSLRs and mirrorless cameras.
Is it possible to convert Canon EF to PL?
Yes. But not really. For the Canon CN-E Primes PL Conversion, click here. The PL mount is an excellent standard that Arri gave us several decades ago and has been the industry standard alternative to Panavision’s camera mount ever since.
What’s the difference between Pl and cinema cameras?
Still photo mounts usually have one position that the lens attaches to the camera in and that’s it. you can’t rotate the lens relative to the camera whereas PL mount, depending on the lens manufacturer, can have up to four mounting positions, each 90 degrees apart. Not a deal breaker but still just another reason PL is superior for cinema.