MELVILLE, NY, September 5, 2019 – Canon U.S.A. Inc., a frontrunner in digital imaging options, at present introduced the launch of the CJ15ex4.3B, the most recent addition to the Firm’s UHDxs sequence of high-end, transportable zoom lenses for 4K broadcast cameras with 2/3-inch sensors. Delivering the excessive optical efficiency of the UHDxs sequence, the CJ15ex4.3B possesses an industry-leading2 wide-focal size of 4.3mm and best-in-class1 most focal length1 of 65mm (130mm with built-in 2X extender), making it very best for producing high-quality video for a wide range of wants together with sports activities broadcasting and digital newsgathering.
Via the optimum placement of fluorite, UD3 and Tremendous UD3 lenses in a multi-group optical configuration developed by Canon, the CJ15ex4.3B possesses wonderful correction of conditions equivalent to coloration bleeding and chromatic aberration. As well as, Canon’s proprietary Air Sphere Coating (ASC) helps scale back flaring and ghosting and supplies nice visible expression with wealthy gradation, which is right for HDR and WCG capturing. The CJ15ex4.3B is the primary transportable broadcast lens to function Air Sphere Coating, which originated with Canon’s EF-mount images lenses.
The CJ15ex4.3B delivers 4K-quality efficiency whereas attaining a weight of solely roughly 4.eight kilos in a compact physique measuring roughly 6.Four inches x 4.2 inches x 9.eight inches. The lens additionally helps scale back the burden on digital camera operators by offering wonderful optical efficiency in an ergonomically optimized package deal that’s demanded by professionals in fields equivalent to broadcast journalism and documentaries.
The primary utilization of this lens in the US was on the latest NHRA U.S. Nationals in Indianapolis. The efficiency of the CJ15ex4.3B lens within the difficult atmosphere of quick automobiles and flying particles left NHRA Expertise Govt Mike Rokosa enthusiastic concerning the lens’ capabilities. “When producing a drag-racing telecast, one in all our most vital pictures is a wide-angle shot on a jib arm to seize the pageantry and rigidity on the beginning line, the place the driving force’s response instances are measured in thousandths of a second and imply the distinction between profitable and dropping a race that solely lasts for just a few seconds,” stated Rokosa. “I respect the truth that Canon likes to position their merchandise in excessive situations and our 11,000 horsepower dragsters are all of that. To convey an untested new design, unveil it at our occasion and for it to carry out because it did was spectacular. With automobiles touring over 300 MPH, it’s straightforward to lose focus or monitoring on the automobiles. Not solely was the lens capable of seize the pictures precisely as our director envisioned, however the added zoom vary allow us to convey viewers even nearer to the motion.”
The Canon CJ15ex4.3B Transportable Zoom Lens is presently scheduled to be out there to start with of 2020*. For extra info, please go to professional.usa.canon.com/broadcast.