1/2" High Definition Quality Lens for use with the XDCAM HD Camcorders 13X Zoom Ratio Wide Angle of 4.5mm for a focal length of 4.5-59mm Canon's Shuttle Shot Technology Dynamic Zoom Speed Range: 1.2 seconds ~ 1 minute
Well-Controlled MTF (Modulation Transfer Function)
Means the glass and shaping used to create this lens affect image deterioration as little as possible and thus the image is outstanding.
\nExcellent Contrast Performance
For excellent image dynamic range and latitude.
\nMinimized Chromatic Aberrations
Helping to ensure that lines remain crisp and without added colors that do not exist in the original shot.
Lightweight in direct response to the equally compact new tapeless HD camcorders.
\nMinimizing Environmental Impact:
Canon is manufacturing all of its lenses, including the new HDgc models, without lead, cadmium, mercury, and other toxins as part of the company's policy to minimize the impact on the environment.