The Bolex Switar lenses available are imported and distributed in the United States by authorized Bolex Distributors. Buying a brand new set of Bolex Switar lenses in 10mm, 25mm 50mm and 75mm is a tremendous value, however, there are limitations to these lenses. The markings tend to be very small and difficult to read. If you are looking to rack focus - forget it.

We cannot advise you on the the benefits of using new or used Bolex lenses for your project. The new Switar lenses are of Zeiss quality and cost around $1,500.00 each. The older lenses are comparable to older Zeiss glass. These lenses are super sharp. If you would like to buy these lenses new they will need to be special ordered.

The Bolex PL Mount adaptor makes the Bolex Camera a more useful camera for commercial, music video work and second unit film work. We do not discourage the use of Bolex Lenses; each cinematographer has his own preference. The Pl Mount extends the range of this excellent camera and offers the benefits that professional lenses offer. We are currently working on base plate that will have rods and the ability to take a Follow Focus device for use with Zeiss lenses. If you already own a follow focus device then all you will need is the baseplate made by our company. Also, Bolexcamera.com now offers the Les Bosher Bolex PL Mount Hard Front. This part is now available to complement any Super 16mm Conversion. This is a special order item and maybe available as a rental in a few months.

Cut costs, save time, and increase revenue by utilizing a Bolex SBM Super 16mm Camera. Customize your camera with a sync motor, and PL Mount. For the cost of a few weeks rental you can own the camera! Nikon Mount, and C Mount adaptor included when you buy the Bolex music video package.

The PL Mount and Super 16mm conversion has proven quite popular with cameraman looking to distingush their work. Can you afford to shoot video when the competition uses film? This package is a cost effective way to save money when building a commercial reel, spec spot or need a camera on the run.

Rigid and precise construction means dependable service. Science and industrry demand cameras that will hold up to stress or inclimate weather 24/7/365. Camera Technical Specs and information.
Contact us today to inquire about our 2 day introductory cinematography course and Bolex Moving Film Camera training session. info@bolexcamera.com
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