Business - Featured - International - Top Stories - April 9, 2021

Canon launches a new 4K-capable lens with wide focal length range

World’s largest manufacturer of cameras, Canon, has launched a new  CJ17ex6.2B, versatile, compact, lightweight and optically excellent lens for 2/3” 4K cameras.

Canon has been known for pioneering innovative imaging products and this newly launched lens is its latest addition to its UHDgc series of portable 4K broadcast zoom lenses.
CJ17ex6.2B has a large focal length range, it offers both wide-angle and telephoto capabilities enabling broadcasters to film various scenarios and different angles with just a single lens.

Sales and Marketing Director at Canon Central and North Africa, Amine Djouahra said with the addition of the CJ17ex6.2B, Canon further expands its 18-strong line-up of 4K broadcast lenses.

“The biggest in the industry and continues to help the wide-ranging needs of professionals filming everything from events and sports to news and studio content,” Djouahra said.

CJ17ex6.2B offers professionals the ideal single lens solution with high magnification. With a wide-angle view at 6.2mm, along with its 17x zoom ratio, it provides a broad focal range of 6.2mm to 106mm, and 12.4mm to 212mm when using with the built-in 2x optical extender. The capability to capture images at both a wide-angle and at telephoto focal length, while maintaining stunning optical performance, provides a solution to the industry demand for flexible kit.

The key features of CJ17ex6.2B are wide angle of view at 6.2mm, along with a modest 17x zoom ratio providing a broad focal length range of 6.2mm to 106mm (12.4 – 212mm with built-in 2x optical extender), incredible image quality at 4K resolution, lightweight and compact, minimises ghosting and flare, built-in 2x extender.

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