Canon introduced with pride a new cine lens named Canon CINE-SERVO 50-1000mm T5.0-8.9 (Canon 50-1000mm CN20x 50 IAS H E1/P1), whose suggested price will total stunning $78,000! The company claims that this is the first lens ever to encompass a combined 20x magnification, an integrated 1.5x extender, and a removable servo drive. This model is aimed primarily at producing wildlife documentaries and recording sport manifestations, which demand shooting from considerably fair distances, as well as getting close to action.
The CINE-SERVO 50-1000mm T5.0-8.9 is designed in order to be combined with Super35mm cameras (HD, UHD or 4K), and with its weight of around 6600 g, this lens is among lighter in its class and highly portable, too; what is more, it is perfect to be combined with a tripod. In addition, this model is robust and rugged, with a weatherproof and shockproof construction, so it will not falter even in hostile conditions.
The native focal length of this lens, 50-1000mm, is enlarged to 75-1500mm when the said extender is employed, while the lens will be available in both EF-mount and PL-mount variants.
The Canon CINE-SERVO 50-1000mm T5.0-8.9 will come on the market in the first quarter of the following year, at an already said price of fantastic $78,000.
The news was taken from CANON.