Optimo Spherical Lens Line

Optimo 19.5-94

Wide Angle Spherical Zoom Lens with Large Imaging Size


Wide Angle Spherical Zoom Lens with Large Imaging Size


Setting the standard for optics technology and performance, the Optimo line offers a range of zoom lenses to meet the most uncompromising requirements. Manufactured with exquisite precision, they help you bring greater artistry and cinematic expression to your production in any format. The Optimo long lenses are unrivaled as the industry’s reference lenses for every type of production from feature films, commercials, TV series and video clips to major sports events and concerts.


Zoom Ratio4.7X

Focal Length19.5 - 94 mm

Aperturef/2.4 – T2.6

Close Focus2 ft - 0.5 in – 0.62 m

Internal FocusYes

Image CoverageS35+: 31.4 mm diagonal

Weight (approx.)12.3 lbs – 5.6 kg

Length335 mm (PL) 330 mm (Panavision)

Front Diameter136 mm


  • Enhanced version of the former Optimo 17-80 with larger image circle and longer focal length
  • Ideal companion to the industry reference Optimo 12x zooms
  • Superb image quality from T2.6 open aperture, considered as “variable prime”
  • Perfect homogeneity of color, contrast and resolution
  • Low distortion. No ramping, minimal breathing
  • Internal focus, Internal zoom no change in lens size
  • Precise and ergonomic focus ring with scale rotation of 329 degrees, 50 focus marks
  • Interchangeable focus scale ring from feet to meters
  • Sophisticated yet robust focusing architecture offers close focus of 0.62m/2 ft -0.5 in
  • Adapted to extreme production environments (back focus temperature compensation system from -20°C to +45°C)
  • Compatible with Optimo 1.4x and 2x extenders
    27-131mm T3.7 (with 1.4x extender)
    39-188mm T5.2 (with 2x extender)
  • Image coverage: S35+ (Ø 31.4 mm), expands to Ø 35 mm when used with Optimo extenders (more info in DOWNLOAD section)
  • Available in PL mount. Interchangeable to Panavision mount by factory trained engineers

Field of view for 35 mm Academy (21.95 x16 mm, 27mm diagonal)

Focal Length19.5 mm94 mm
Horizontal angular field of view58.2°13.4°
Object dimensions at MOD (mm)344×24673×54

Accessories for Optimo

Shot with Optimo Spherical Lens Line

The Neighbor / El Vecino
Directed by Nacho Vigalondo

DoP: Jon D. Domínguez and David Valldepérez
Shot with: Optimo 19.5-94 and Optimo Styles