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.
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
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.