Rear Metal Jacket (RMJ) for HELIOS 44-2-58mm

RMJ_Helios series is designed to house vintage Russian Helios lens for building anamorphic lenses. It features:

  • Interchangeable EF and PL mount

  • Standard 77mm female front thread, screw directly into the back of Rapido V3 Clamp

  • Easy integration with Rapido FMJ and Rapido FVD to build a cine style anamorphic lens

  • Maintain min distance between taking lens and anamorphic projection lens

  • Standard 0.8 module geared ring for iris control

Currently, it supports following lenses:

The RMJ package, $139.99, includes:

  • Rear metal jacket for Helios 44-2m 58mm

  • Gear ring

  • Rear lock ring

  • EF lens mount

  • PL lens mount

Setup Instruction:

1: Unscrew three set screws, and slide off Helios 44-2's rear housing

2: Tape the focus of Helios 44-2 at Infinity, make sure the iris is wide open

3: Screw the Helios inside the RMJ

4: Evenly tighten three set screws till they touches Helios 44-2's iris ring

5: Rotate RMJ's gear ring to make sure the iris can be fully closed

6: If switch between EF/PL mounts, needs to repeat step 1-5