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Fujifilm MKX 18-55mm T2.9 Lens (X-Mount) (Online Only. ETA 5-7 Days)

Fujifilm MKX 18-55mm T2.9 Lens (X-Mount) (Online Only. ETA 5-7 Days)


The Fujifilm MKX 18-55mm T2.9 Lens is a professional wide-angle cine lens for videographers with X Series interchangeable cameras, offering advanced optical performance and suppress lens breathing throughout it’s zoom range. With 3 fully manual rings that enables independent adjustment of focusing, zoom and aperture control in order to eliminate time lag that usually occurs with your electrical mechanisms.
Stand out features of the Fujifilm MKX 18-55mm lens includes a large T2.9 aperture that performs exceptionally well in low light conditions and also creates the popular style of bokeh effects with a shallow depth of field; an electrical contact that communicates with your X Series camera to achieve various colour expressions with Film Simulation modes; a lens design that allows you to shoot videos that suppresses focus shift while zooming and suppress optical axis shift while zooming and also colour matched to your Fujinon HK/ ZK/ XK Series of lenses.

  • Covers Super 35 Format
  • Fuji X-Mount with Electrical Contacts
  • Consistent T2.9 Aperture Over Zoom Range
  • 3 x Standard 0.8 MOD Gears
  • Clickless 9-Blade Iris
  • 200° Focus Rotation and Macro Mode
  • Colour Matched to Fujinon HK/ZK/XK Series
  • 85mm Front Outside Diameter
  • Weighs 1,080g
  • Flange Focal Distance Adjustment
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Available to Order. Usually ships within 2-3 days
Brand Fujifilm

Lens Construction

The Fujifilm MKX 18-55mm T2.9 lens uses an optical construction that consists of 22 glass elements in 17 groups, that includes six super ED lens elements and two ED lens elements all packed in a compact lightweight body to produce the best of video quality.

Maximum T2.9 Aperture

The Fujifilm MKX 18-55mm lens consists of a constant T2.9 aperture throughout its entire zoom range that creates the popular style bokeh effect, with a shallow depth-of-field and also performs well in low-light conditions.

Suppress and Mechanical Design

The lens elements at the front focusing group and the zooming group of lens elements are driven independently from one another to suppress focus shift while zooming in order to eliminate the need to re-focus after zooming in or out, and with this, it also avoids time lag which is seen in an electrical control system.

Suppress Lens Breathing

Achieve smooth focusing when out in remarkable scenery, as the lens construction makes use of the front inner-focusing system controls.

Suppress Optical Axis Shift while Zooming

With the advanced manufacturing technology of Fujifilm, that’s been developed for conventional FUJINON cine lenses has been incorporated into the Fujifilm MKX 18-55mm lens to control optical axis shift while zooming, achieving intended composition every time.

Other Features:

  • A focus ring that features a full 200° rotations for precise focusing.
  • All the rings for focus, zoom and iris control have a gear pitch of 0.8M.
  • Its equipped with a clickless 9-Blade rounded diaphragm that creates the popular bokeh effect.
  • Flange Focal Distance Adjustment.
In the box
  • Fujifilm MKX 18-55mm T2.9 Lens (X Mount)
  • Zoom Lever
  • Support Foot
  • Lens Hood
Lens configuration22 elements 17 groups (includes 2 extra low dispersion elements and 6 super extra low dispersion elements)
Focal lengthf=18-55mm (27-84mm)
Angle of view76.5° - 29.0°
Max. apertureF2.8
Min. apertureF22 - Close
Aperture control
  • Number of blades 9(rounded diaphragm opening)
Focus range0.85m / 2ft. 9in. - ∞
[with wide macro function 0.38m / 1ft. 2.9in. - (at wide end)]
External dimensions : Diameter x Length* (approx.)
* distance from camera lens mount flange
ø87mm x 206.6mm
Weight* (approx.)
*excluding caps, hoods, support foot, and tripod collar foot)
Front diameter85mm
Filter sizeø82mm

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