Cooke 30-95mm Varotal/i Full Frame Zoom Lens PL Mount

Available for Rent in New York City!



Match a cinema zoom lens to your prime kit with the Cooke 30-95mm Varotal/i Full Frame Zoom Lens, featuring the classic, natural yet sharp Cooke look to reproduce natural skin tones and textures and to match the S7/i primes in your kit. The wide to telephoto 30 to 95mm zoom lens incorporates a T2.9 to T22 aperture and nine-blade iris for a cinematic bokeh, and it is color-matched with Cooke’s S7/i range of Cinema Prime lenses. Designed for use with digital cinema and film cameras, the 30 to 95mm zoom covers image formats up to full frame. The zoom’s hardened PL mount and a cable connection use Cooke’s /i Technology to transmit lens data to compatible cameras.

Lens setting data, including zoom position, aperture, focus, and depth of field measurements are provided in feet. The zoom features a 4′ to infinity focus distance and focus marks engraved in feet, and its barrel measures 10″ in length. The lens is constructed with a durable anodized exterior and features 0.8 MOD geared focus and iris rings for use with follow focus, zoom control, and wireless FIZ systems.

Key Features:

Optical Design

Optimized for elegant, beautiful, classical skin tones and skin texture encompassing the Cooke look. The lens optics are designed to maximize overall image performance, and they are strikingly similar to the S7/i range of Cinema Prime lenses, with the added benefit of being Zoom lenses.

Color Balance

All Varotal lenses are color balanced across the range and matched in resolution, color, and falloff to the S7/i Cinema Prime lens range.


Cooke Varotal lenses have a T2.9 full aperture covering full frame sensors.


The lens features a nine-bladed iris to match S7/i line of prime lenses.


Cooke Varotal/i FF lenses have a common fixed diameter of 114mm with industry-standard focus, iris, and zoom gear pitch of 0.8 MOD.

/i Electronics

Accessible via cable connector near the lens mount and contacts in the mount that sync with /i compatible cameras and accessories.

External Finish

A scratch-resistant PTFE hard anodized finish is provided on all Cooke lenses, providing a durable, hard-wearing surface to meet the most demanding environmental conditions.

Weight/Size Ratio

The lenses are designed for all shooting applications, including handheld and stabilizer, providing a comfortable balance ratio with the latest digital cinema cameras.

Reliability and Service

Cooke Varotal/i FF lenses are designed to be robust and reliable with serviceable mechanics and smooth motion to meet a market requirement for fully reliable performance with a minimum of downtime.