Canon Further Strengthens Its UHDxs Broadcast Lens Lineup with New CJ20ex5B 4K UHD Portable Zoom Lens

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New Broadcast Lens Features a Powerful 20x Zoom, Built-In 2x Extender and an Advanced Digital Drive Unit
MELVILLE, NY, September 24, 2020 – Canon U.S.A. Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced the launch of a remarkable new addition to its UHDxs series of 4K UHD broadcast portable zoom lenses: the CJ20ex5B. Within this category of portable zoom lenses, Canon presently has two models that are very wide-angle (4.3mm at their wide end) and four models that are telephoto (and consequently constrained in their wide-angle settings). Between these two groupings, Canon applied the latest in contemporary optical design technologies to empower the creation of a dynamic and versatile new lens that would simultaneously extend both extremes of the focal range – a wide 5mm and a telephoto 100mm – a game-changing focal range that is tailor-made for coverage of...
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I'm surprised that it isn't 8K, I suppose a 20X that goes from very wide to telephoto is beyond current 8K lens manufacturing capability or the cost would be too high.
 
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is it me or did the footage look... boring and not particularly good. Not really selling me on it
 

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Why would they show the Sony logo on the camera? Plus, I agree the footage wasn't all that impressive. But the lens certainly is.
 

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Why would they show the Sony logo on the camera? Plus, I agree the footage wasn't all that impressive. But the lens certainly is.
They always use Sony cameras with broadcast lens advertisements. Its just honesty to show it rather than hide it. Virtually all the big broadcasters use Sony cameras but Canon or Fujinon lenses. Canon makes sure the lenses work with Sony.

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