|Public (Korean: 삼양옵틱스)|
|Headquarters||Masan, South Korea|
|Moon Young Key (President)|
Soung-Jin Kim (CEO)
Lens for CCTV
Electric car components
Number of employees
Samyang Optics Company Limited is a Korean manufacturer of lenses, closed-circuit television (CCTV) and photographic accessories founded in 1972. Samyang lenses, all made in Masan, South Korea, include zoom and prime, and auto and fixed iris interchangeable lenses that are compatible with the Canon, Nikon, Sony, Fujifilm, Pentax, Samsung, Yashica, Olympus and Panasonic cameras , and with the T-mount system.
Samyang lenses are sold under various brand names, including Vivitar, Falcon, Gloxy, Rokinon, Walimex, Bower, Opteka, Bell and Howell, Polar, and Pro-Optic. In 2004 Samyang merged with the Japanese CCTV optical devices maker Seikou.
Interchangeable camera lenses
Autofocus prime lenses
On 3 May 2016 Samyang announced their first two autofocus lenses: the 14 mm f/2.8 and the 50 mm f/1.4 full-frame lenses. On June 5, 2017, Samyang announced their third autofocus lens: the 35 mm f/2.8 full-frame pancake lens.
Manual focus prime lenses
- Samyang 7.5 mm f/3.5 UMC Fisheye MFT for Micro Four Thirds systems
- Samyang 8 mm f/2.8 UMC Fisheye for various APS-C mirrorless cameras
- Samyang 8 mm f/2.8 UMC II Fisheye for various APS-C mirrorless cameras
- Samyang 8 mm f/3.5 Fisheye CS (Fisheye for APS-C / DX sensors)
- Samyang 8 mm f/3.5 Fisheye CS II with detachable hood (Fisheye for APS-C / DX sensors)
- Samyang 10 mm f/2.8 ED AS NCS CS
- Samyang 12 mm f/2.0 NCS CS for various APS-C mirrorless cameras
- Samyang 12 mm f/2.8 ED AS NCS fisheye
- Samyang 14 mm f/2.8 ED AS IF UMC
- Samyang 14 mm f/2.4 XP
- Samyang 16 mm f/2.0 ED AS UMC CS
- Samyang 21mm f/1.4 ED AS UMC CS
- Samyang 24 mm f/1.4 ED AS UMC
- Samyang 35 mm f/1.4 AS UMC
- Samyang 50 mm f/1.4 AS UMC
- Samyang 50 mm f/1.2 AS UMC CS
- Samyang 50 mm f1.2 XP
- Samyang 85 mm f/1.2 XP
- Samyang 85 mm f/1.4 IF Aspherical (and 85 mm f/1.4 AS IF UMC)
- Samyang 100 mm f/2.8 ED UMC Macro
- Samyang 135 mm f/2.0 ED UMC Lens
- Samyang 300 mm f/6.3 ED UMC CS Reflex Mirror lens for various APS-C mirrorless cameras
- Samyang 300 mm f/6.3 ED UMC CS Reflex Mirror lens for various APS-C DSLR cameras
- Samyang T-S 24 mm F3.5 ED AS UMC (T-S means Tilt–shift lens)
The 8 mm f3.5 fisheye, 14 mm, 16 mm, 24 mm, 35 mm and 85 mm lenses are also sold as cine variants with clickless aperture stops, T stops and follow focus gears. Nikon F mount lenses (except 'a cine variant') also feature a CPU and aperture connection for Exif data and exposure measuring, they are labelled as AE.
Manual focus prime mirror lenses (T-mount)
- Samyang 300 mm f/6.3 Reflex
- Samyang 330 mm f/5.6
- Samyang 440 mm f/5.6
- Samyang 500 mm f/6.3
- Samyang 500 mm f/8
- Samyang 800 mm f/8
Manual focus prime lenses (T-mount)
- Samyang 500 mm f/5.6
- Samyang 500 mm f/8 Preset
- Samyang 500 mm f/8 ED
- Samyang 500 mm f/8 ED Preset
Manual focus zoom lenses (T-mount)
- Samyang 650-1300 mm f/8-16
- Samyang Optics Announces Partnership With US Electric Car Maker ZAP for Korea Market - Press Release
- "Samyang Optics Unveils Autofocus 14 mm and 50 mm Lens". Samyang. Retrieved 2016-05-12.
- "Samyang Optics Unveils Autofocus 35 mm Lens". Samyang. Retrieved 2017-06-19.
- "Samyang 50 mm F1.2 AS UMC CS". Samyang. Retrieved 2016-05-12.
- "Samyang 50 mm f1.2 XP". Samyang. Retrieved 2018-04-02.
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