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Canon HJ18ex28B ITS-RE/ME HDTV Remote Control Lens

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With the introduction of High Definition Technology into compact box type cameras, the requirements for the television broadcast and surveillance markets for high performance remote control lenses has dramatically increased. In response, Canon proudly offers 8 remote control lenses that set new standards for quality including the new Super Telephoto HJ18ex28B ITS-RE/ME.

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Overview

With the introduction of High Definition Technology into compact box type cameras, the requirements for the television broadcast and surveillance markets for high performance remote control lenses has dramatically increased. In response, Canon proudly offers 8 remote control lenses that set new standards for quality including the new Super Telephoto HJ18ex28B ITS-RE/ME.


The new compact Super Telephoto HJ18ex28B ITS-RE/ME lens weighs only 5.7 lbs and features Canon’s HDTV advanced technology developed over our long history producing the world’s best high definition lenses. This incredible lens offers exceptional optical performance and a 28 – 500mm focal length range (56 – 1000mm with the 2X extender), while providing the same control interface used by our existing remote control lenses. This will enable the lens to be perfectly compatible with existing pro-video and broadcast pan-tilt systems.


All eight of Canon’s HDTV and SDTV broadcast grade remote control lenses are offered in two versions known as “RE” and “ME”. The ME version lenses feature a manually operated built-in 2X extender while the RE version offers a motorized built-in 2X extender.


  • Highly accurate gear backlash reduction in order to cope with the high level requirements of SDTV and HDTV applications.
  • Improved maximum zoom speed of 1.0 second
  • HDTV optical performance and specifications
  • Diverse applications include; remote control studio production, point of view cameras, cameras installed in inaccessible locations etc…
  • The optional “RE” version will enable the extender of the lens to be motorized and controlled remotely

Specifications
Image Composition HJ18ex28B ITS-RE/ME  
Object Image Format 2/3 Inch 16:9 Aspect Ratio
Object Image Size (Presented to Camera Imagers) 9.59 mm (H) x 5.39 mm (V)  
Zoom Ratio 18 X  
Focal Length Range 28------------500mm  
with Extender 56------------1000mm  
Angular Field of View :    
At 28mm 19.6o (H) x 11.1o (V)  
At 500mm 1.1o (H) x 0.6o (V)  
With Extender :    
At 56mm 9.9o (H) x 5.6o (V)  
At 1000mm 0.6o (H) x 0.3o (V)  

Scene Composition HJ18ex28B ITS-RE/ME
Minimum Object Distance
(MOD) (From Front of Lens)
2.2 Meter (10mm with Macro)
Scene Object Dimensions
at MOD
 
At 28mm 71.1 cm x 40 cm
At 500mm 4.1 cm x 2.3 cm
With Extender  
At 56mm 35.6 cm x 20.0 cm
At 1000mm 2.1 cm x 1.2 cm

Optical Brightness HJ18ex28B ITS-RE/ME
Maximum Relative Aperture  
(F-Number)  
At 28mm-------286mm 1 : 2.8
At 500mm (Ramping Characteristic) 1 : 4.9
with Extender  
At 56mm------572mm 1 : 5.6
At 1000mm (Ramping Characteristic) 1 : 9.8

Physical Attributes HJ18ex28B ITS-RE/ME
Size    
Width 142.3mm 5.6in
Height 134.5mm 5.3in
Length 268.3mm 10.6in
Weight 7.1lbs 3.2kg  
HJ18ex28B ITS-ME
Size    
Width 133.3mm 5.2in
Height 122.5mm 4.8in
Length 268.3mm 10.6in
Weight 5.7lbs 2.6kg  
Product Videos No
Accessories No

With the introduction of High Definition Technology into compact box type cameras, the requirements for the television broadcast and surveillance markets for high performance remote control lenses has dramatically increased. In response, Canon proudly offers 8 remote control lenses that set new standards for quality including the new Super Telephoto HJ18ex28B ITS-RE/ME.


The new compact Super Telephoto HJ18ex28B ITS-RE/ME lens weighs only 5.7 lbs and features Canon’s HDTV advanced technology developed over our long history producing the world’s best high definition lenses. This incredible lens offers exceptional optical performance and a 28 – 500mm focal length range (56 – 1000mm with the 2X extender), while providing the same control interface used by our existing remote control lenses. This will enable the lens to be perfectly compatible with existing pro-video and broadcast pan-tilt systems.


All eight of Canon’s HDTV and SDTV broadcast grade remote control lenses are offered in two versions known as “RE” and “ME”. The ME version lenses feature a manually operated built-in 2X extender while the RE version offers a motorized built-in 2X extender.


  • Highly accurate gear backlash reduction in order to cope with the high level requirements of SDTV and HDTV applications.
  • Improved maximum zoom speed of 1.0 second
  • HDTV optical performance and specifications
  • Diverse applications include; remote control studio production, point of view cameras, cameras installed in inaccessible locations etc…
  • The optional “RE” version will enable the extender of the lens to be motorized and controlled remotely


Image Composition HJ18ex28B ITS-RE/ME  
Object Image Format 2/3 Inch 16:9 Aspect Ratio
Object Image Size (Presented to Camera Imagers) 9.59 mm (H) x 5.39 mm (V)  
Zoom Ratio 18 X  
Focal Length Range 28------------500mm  
with Extender 56------------1000mm  
Angular Field of View :    
At 28mm 19.6o (H) x 11.1o (V)  
At 500mm 1.1o (H) x 0.6o (V)  
With Extender :    
At 56mm 9.9o (H) x 5.6o (V)  
At 1000mm 0.6o (H) x 0.3o (V)  

Scene Composition HJ18ex28B ITS-RE/ME
Minimum Object Distance
(MOD) (From Front of Lens)
2.2 Meter (10mm with Macro)
Scene Object Dimensions
at MOD
 
At 28mm 71.1 cm x 40 cm
At 500mm 4.1 cm x 2.3 cm
With Extender  
At 56mm 35.6 cm x 20.0 cm
At 1000mm 2.1 cm x 1.2 cm

Optical Brightness HJ18ex28B ITS-RE/ME
Maximum Relative Aperture  
(F-Number)  
At 28mm-------286mm 1 : 2.8
At 500mm (Ramping Characteristic) 1 : 4.9
with Extender  
At 56mm------572mm 1 : 5.6
At 1000mm (Ramping Characteristic) 1 : 9.8

Physical Attributes HJ18ex28B ITS-RE/ME
Size    
Width 142.3mm 5.6in
Height 134.5mm 5.3in
Length 268.3mm 10.6in
Weight 7.1lbs 3.2kg  
HJ18ex28B ITS-ME
Size    
Width 133.3mm 5.2in
Height 122.5mm 4.8in
Length 268.3mm 10.6in
Weight 5.7lbs 2.6kg