NEW TOKINA AT-X 116 PRO DX V equiped with an interlocking follow focus gear

For Immediate Release
February 2, 2015

Kenko Tokina Co. Ltd. is pleased to announce the AT-X 116 PRO DX V lens. This lens is Tokina's world-wide aware winning AT-X 116 PRO DX-II equiped with an interlocking follow focus gear.


Follow Focus Gear
This lens has a manual focusing ring with an interlocking follow focus gear to allow the to be used in a cinema follow focus system. This lens is for shooting video with DSLR (VDSLR) cameras.
To use follow focus, the manual focus ring is placed in the MF position before shooting.
When photographing normally (taking photos), auto-focus can be used.

Razor sharp images are achieved through the inclusion of a new aspherical lens and super-low dispersion glass.
A PM-O aspherical lens element is placed in the front group. This element working in combination with the glass-molded aspherical lens placed in the rear group corrects or various aberrations while ideally correcting distortions as well.
The further correction of chromatic aberrations is achieved through the use of two more elements of SD (Super-Low Dispersion) glass " FK03" which is innitely close to orite glass.

Superb operation in a compact body
AF-MF switching is accomplished by simply sliding the focusing ring forward and back on the lens barrel.
The feel when manually focusing has moderate sense of torque in the focus ring, enabling precise focusing.
Realization of an F2.8 large diameter zoom as well as a minimum shooting distance of 0.3m.
It is eective in taking photographs utilizing perspective changes. The lter size is 77mm, and C-PL lters can also be used.


Optical structure elements / groups: 13-11
Angle of view: 104゜~ 82゜
Minimum focus distance (m): 0.3
Maximum macro magnication: 1 : 11.6
Minimum aperture: 22
Number of aperture diaphragms: 9
Filter size (mm): 77
Overall length (mm)
Maximum diameter (mm): 84.0
Weight (g): 550
Lens hood: BH-77B

About Tokina

Part of Kenko Tokina Co. Ltd, Tokina has a optical manufacturing tradition that dates back over 60 years. Tokina specializes in high-quality lenses for todays digital single lens reflex (DSLR) cameras. This brand is known for speciality fast glass like the ATX-116 PRO DX, a top rated 11-16mm f/2.8 lens.


Tokina Dept. International Division
Kenko Tokina Co.,Ltd.