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Meike unveils 7.5mm F2.8 APS-C Fisheye manual focus lens

May 25, 2022

Meike has unveiled a 7.5mm F2.8 APS-C format manual focus fisheye lens in Canon EF-M, Fujifilm X, Micro Four Thirds, Nikon Z and Sony E lens mounts.

The manual lens is constructed of 11 elements in nine groups and features an unspecified number of multi-coated elements.

It features a clicked aperture ring with an aperture range of F2.8 to F16, and has a minimum focusing distance of 15cm (approximately 5.9-inches).

The front glass of the Meike 7.5mm F2.8 fisheye lens can be seen clearly here on a Fujifilm X-T3 body

The front glass of the Meike 7.5mm F2.8 fisheye lens can be seen clearly here on a Fujifilm X-T3 body

Equivalent focal lengths

It offers a roughly 11.25mm full-frame equivalent focal length (or a 15mm equivalent when used on Micro Four Thirds cameras).

Meike hasn’t revealed the dimensions of the 7.5mm lens, but it weighs in at 260g (9.2oz).

The 7.5mm f/2.8 fisheye lens has a viewing angle of 190-degree diagonally, 161.8-degrees horizontally, and 106.5 degrees vertically.

For MFT the viewing angle changes to 146.4-degrees diagonally, 118-degrees horizontally, and 89.2-degrees vertically.

Read our round-up of the Best Micro Four Thirds Lenses 2022

Angled view of the Meike 7.5mm F2.8 with lens mount showing

Angled view of the Meike 7.5mm F2.8 with lens mount showing

Meike 7.5mm f/2.8 fisheye – key specs

  • Aperture range: F2.8-F16
  • Focal length: 7.5mm
  • Weight: 260g
  • Minimum focusing distance: 0.15m
  • Lens structure: 9 groups 11 elements
  • M43 View of Angle: Diagonal 146.4-degree, Horizontal 118-degree, Vertical 89.2-degree
  • APS-C View of Angle: Diagonal 190-degree, Horizontal 161.8-degree, Vertical 106.5-degree
The number of multi-coated elements in the Meike 7.5mm F2.8 hasn't been revealed

The number of multi-coated elements in the Meike 7.5mm F2.8 hasn’t been revealed

Pricing & availability

Pre-orders can be placed now and shipping will begin on 27 May 2022 with a price of around £118.98.

To find out more about the lens go to Meike 7.5mm F2.8 APS-C Fisheye lens.

About Meike

Meike is a Hong Kong-based lens company, founded in 2005, which initially focused on making and selling high-quality cinema lenses for low prices.

It started with small cinema primes before moving to Super 35 and full-frame optics.

Its range has since grown to include photographic lenses, flashguns, grips, cages, adapters and extension tubes.


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