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Canon HJ18ex28B ITS-ME (HJ18ex28BITSME) HDTV Ultra-Telephoto portable lens

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Overview
Canon HJ18ex28B ITS-ME (HJ18ex28BITSME) HDTV Ultra-Telephoto portable lens . Achieve a 500mm telephoto image capture with a handheld HD lens and camera. The 2x extender will take this to 1000mm opening up dramatic possibilities in wildlife shooting, special news events, sports and many other applications.
High Optical Performance
The adoption of new optical materials and contemporary optical design technologies have facilitated the production of a groundbreaking portable lens that significantly adds to the creative arsenal available to the HD production communities. The novel 3-group inner focus system design in particular was central to achieving the extra telephoto range while controlling multiple optical aberrations. High sharpness and contrast is maintained over this impressive focal range, while achieving a lightweight compact physical dimensions.
Digital Tehnologies
New third-generation enhanced digital servo systems using Canon-developed 16-bit optical rotary encoder devices introduce new creativity to handheld acquisition systems. Enhanced Digital Drive technology - encompasses a microcomputer driven servo control that...
Summary
Lens Format: Full Frame
Focal Length: 28-500mm
Lens Mount: 2/3 Bayonet
Lens Type: Telephoto Zoom, Wide Zoom
Type: Video
Included in box
  • 1x Canon HDTV Ultra-Telephoto portable lens

About the Canon HJ18ex28B 2/3inch HD Lens

Achieve a 500mm telephoto image capture with a handheld HD lens and camera. The 2x extender will take this to 1000mm opening up dramatic possibilities in wildlife shooting, special news events, sports and many other applications.

High Optical Performance

The adoption of new optical materials and contemporary optical design technologies have facilitated the production of a groundbreaking portable lens that significantly adds to the creative arsenal available to the HD production communities. The novel 3-group inner focus system design in particular was central to achieving the extra telephoto range while controlling multiple optical aberrations. High sharpness and contrast is maintained over this impressive focal range, while achieving a lightweight compact physical dimensions.

Digital Tehnologies

New third-generation enhanced digital servo systems using Canon-developed 16-bit optical rotary encoder devices introduce new creativity to handheld acquisition systems. Enhanced Digital Drive technology - encompasses a microcomputer driven servo control that embodies position memory and user-defined digital functionality to significantly empower the camera operator. A 16-bit rotary encoder for aperture control reports to the associated camera Iris control system (10-bit compatibility). Maximum Zoom speed is 0.5 seconds and Focus is 1.5 seconds.

Zoom Ratio18x
Built-in Extender2.0x
Range of Focal Length (with Extender)28 - 500mm
56 - 1000mm (2.0x)
Maximum Relative Aperture (with extender)1:2.8 at 28 - 286mm
1:4.9 at 500mm
1:5.6 at 56~572mm (2.0x)
1:9.8 at 1000mm (2.0x)
Angular field of view (with Extender)
4:3 Aspect Ratio (8.8 x 6.6mm)18.0° x 13.5° at 28mm
1.0° x 0.8° at 500mm
9.0° x 6.8° at 56mm (2.0x)
0.5° x 0.4° at 1000mm
16:9 Aspect Ratio (9.6 x 5.4mm)19.5° x 11.0° at 28mm
1.1° x 0.6° at 500mm
9.9° x 5.6° at 56mm (2.0x)
0.6° x 0.3° at 1000mm (2.0x)
Minimum Object Distance (M.O.D.)2.2m (10mm with Macro)
Object Dimensions at M.O.D.(with Extender)
4:3 Aspect Ratio (8.8 x 6.6mm)65.4 x 49.1cm at 28mm
3.8 x 2.9cm at 500mm
32.7 x 24.6cm at 56mm (2.0x)
1.9 x 1.5cm at 1000mm (2.0x)
16:9 Aspect Ratio (9.6 x 5.4mm)71.1 x 40.0cm at 28mm
4.1 x 2.3cm at 500mm
35.6 x 20.0cm at 56mm (2.0x)
2.1 x 1.2cm at 1000mm (2.0x)
Size (W x H x L)176.2 x 123.6 x 268.3mm
Weight2.56kg (5.65lbs)
  • Focal length 500mm (1000mm with extender)
  • Weighs only 2.56kg
  • Enhanced Digital Drive technology
  • Ecological, robust ergonomic design

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