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covers from wide angle 20mm to telephoto 120mm maintaining T3.5* brightness in the entire zoom range
FUJIFILM Corporation (President: Shigehiro Nakajima) has announced that it will release the "FUJINON XK6x20"(hereinafter “XK6x20”) as a new addition to the lineup of 4K-compatible digital cinema camera zoom lenses in late June. Equipped with a PL mount**, the most common format for cinema cameras, the “XK6x20” is a standard zoom lens that delivers T3.5* brightness for the entire zoom range from 20mm to 120mm.
In recent years, the need for employing visual content that utilize mild bokeh created with high image quality and shallow depth-of-field lenses that are unique to cinema cameras has increased for shooting various scenes for commercials, concerts, documentaries and dramas.
Fujifilm released the “FUJINON Cine Lenses” compatible with digital cinema cameras in 2002. Since then, it has provided high-resolution, high-quality lenses for digital cinema camera customers in various production sites in the cinema and broadcasting industries.
The “XK6x20” digital cinema camera zoom lens offers high optical performance compatible with 4K cameras and covers a wide focal length range from 20mm to 120mm. It also realizes T3.5 brightness throughout the entire zoom range. There is no T drop*** and it offers comfortable operation. Various scenes can be shot with this single lens.
The “XK6x20” is equipped with a detachable drive unit for electric zooming and focusing that is a popular function with existing products. It also features 0.8mm gear pitch*4 for compatibility with standard cine accessories.
Fujinon lenses, offered by Fujifilm, are recognized for their advanced optical performance, contributing to latest imaging progress through their applications in the production of TV programs, movies and commercials throughout the world. Tapping into its optical, high-precision processing and assembly technologies that have been nurtured over the years, Fujifilm will continue to develop and supply cutting edge products that exceed the diverse needs of production requirements.
This product is to be showcased at the broadcasting and cine equipment exhibition “NAB 2016”, to be held in Las Vegas from April 18 to 21, 2016.
* T (T number) is index that indicates brightness of lens taking F value and transmittance into account. Smaller the number, brighter the lens.
** 16mm / 35mm cinema camera lens mount used by the world's leading German cinema camera manufacturer Arnold and Richter Cine Technik
*** Full transmission aperture is fixed in any focal length, and T number does not change when operating zoom.
*4 Distance between gear teeth
1. Product name: FUJINON cine lens “XK6x20”
2. Release date: Late June 2016
3. Standard user price: Open
4. Main features:
(1) Advanced optical performance
(2) Covers focal length from 20mm to 120mm and realizes T3.5 brightness across entire zoom range
*7 Distance from image forming plane to subject.
*8 The foremost lens of the multiple-lens structure.
(3) Offers comfortable operability
(4) Equipped with detachable drive unit
(5) Equipped with a “rotary encoder” which outputs lens data in high resolution
5. Main Specifications:
|Camera specifications||Super 35mm PL Mount camera|
|Focal length||20mm - 120mm|
|Minimum object distance (M.O.D)||1.1m/3.61ft|
|Object dimensions (at the M.O.D) [Horizontal x Vertical]||20mm 1109mm x 624mm |
120mm 182mm x 102mm
|Angle of view [Horizontal x Vertical] 16：9 aspect ratio||20mm 63°41′ x 38°30′ |
120mm 11°49′ x 6°40′
|Approx. size (ö x Length)||ö114mm x 239mm|
|Approx. Weight||Approx. 2.9kg (with drive unit) / approx. 2.4kg (without drive unit)|