Irix Launches Edge Gelatin Filter Set

Irix filters
Irix is expanding its line of Edge filters with the new Edge Gelatin Filters, a set of 15 neutral-density gelatin filters designed especially for Irix lenses. The filters from the Swiss company come in three densities—0.6 (ND4), 0.9 (ND8) and 1.2 (ND16), with 2, 3 and 4 stops of reduction, respectively—with an ultra-thin (0.1mm) high-quality film to help prevent aberrations and distortions.

Irix filters

Irix filters

Designed in Switzerland and made in South Korea, the filters fit in the rear filter slot of Irix wide-angle lenses, currently, the 11mm F/2.0 Firefly, 11mm F/2.0 Blackstone, 15mm F/2.4 Firefly and 15mm F/2.4 Blackstone for Canon, Nikon and Pentax mounts (the Fireflys feature an ultra-lightweight design, the weather-resistant Blackstones are more ruggedly built). Photographers can us a single gelatin filter with the 11mm or one gelatin filter with a screw-in polarizer for the 15mm.

The Edge ND gelatin filters are available now, priced at $8.45 for the set. The filters come with a 5-year warranty.

Irix has an official U.S. distributor based in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, and Irix gear is available from Adorama and B&H. Visit Irix US here, or learn more at the Irix website.

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