The Fujinon HSs18x5.5RM-M is a high quality 18x lens designed to be used with the XDCAM HD line of Sony cameras. Known for their high build quality and precision optics, Fujinon lenses have become the industry standard for professional video applications all over the world. The focal-length range is 5.5 to 100mm with a minimum object distance of 0.6 meters; or about 2 feet. This lens not only resolves images for high definition acquisition, it's also equipped with a wide array of extra features. These features include the patented QuickZoom technology, making it easy to verify focus.
The lens has added capability when zooming, using the QuickZoom switch. At the touch of a button, the lens can move to full telephoto in less than a second. This provides a no-hassle way of verifying focus.
High Definition Ready
Many high definition cameras are hamstrung by insufficient optics. Electronic News Gathering (ENG) lenses are traditionally built to accommodate standard definition video cameras. This lens is designed specifically with high definition in mind. The optics increase fidelity, making sure HD footage is crystal clear.