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  • CANON HJ17EX7.6B IASE Canon HJ17ex7.6B IASE A - ENG Broadcast Zoom Lens
  • CANON HJ17EX7.6B IASE Canon HJ17ex7.6B IASE A - ENG Broadcast Zoom Lens

Canon HJ17ex7.6B IASE A - ENG Broadcast Zoom Lens


  • 17 x Zoom / Features 2.0x Extender, Doubles Focal Range
  • Power Optics - superb imagery with latest optical design
  • Internal focus - minimises chromatic aberrrations
  • Crossover Technology Option - switchable between 16:9 and 4:3
  • Enhanced Digital Drive technology
  • Ecological, robus ergonomic design

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Cat no. HJ17EX7.6B IASE
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Canon HJ17ex7.6B IRSE A/IASE A - Offers superb optical performance with very wide focal range and is one of the most popular broadcast zoom lenses available today. Can be easily adapted to work with modern Super 35 camcorders (in HD) via appropraite adapters.

The HJ17 has been the de-facto Standard HDTV lens for the broadcast industry due to its affordable price and the very wide focal range that is particularly well suited for the ENG industry.


  • Power Optics – superb imagery with latest optical design
  • Internal focus – minimises chromatic aberrations
  • Crossover Technology Option – switchable between 16:9 and 4:3
  • Enhanced Digital Drive technology
  • Ecological, robust ergonomic design
Standard ENG/EFP lens
The HJ17ex7.6B IRSE A/IASE A anwers the pressing demands of broadcast newsgathering and for low-weight and high-mobility and the exacting performance requirements for HDTV acquisition. Superb optimization strategies helped achieve the sought-for performance – having a high sensitivity, an excellent MTF profile over the entire image plane, minimization of chromatic aberrations, and maximization of image contrast. The maximum aperture of f 1.8 makes this lens eminently suited to low-light newsgathering acquisition.

Uniformity of brightness across the image plane combines with the high contrast and excellent picture sharpness to produce vividly clear HD pictures. Contrast was extended by superb control of black reproduction – with optical and mechanical design innovations that substantially reduced flare, veiling glare, and any internal reflections. Similar attention to minimization of ghost images and other highlight-related chromatic distortions caused by strong light sources on-axis and off-axis further extend the operational contrast range of the lens.

  • Power Optics - combination of specialized materials, contemporary optical design, and multilayer coatings that produce the superb imagery
  • Internal Focus - a Canon design innovation that uses a floating optical system to better control chromatic aberrations
  • Crossover Technology - switchable operation between 16:9 and 4:3 aspect ratio imagery
Digital Technologies
New third-generation enhanced digital servo systems using Canon-developed 16-bit optical rotary encoder devices introduce new creativity to handheld acquisition systems. Enhanced Digital Drive technology - encompasses a microcomputer driven servo control that embodies position memory and user-defined digital functionality to significantly empower the camera operator. A 16-bit rotary encoder for aperture control reports to the associated camera Iris control system (10-bit compatibility). Maximum Zoom speed is 0.5 seconds and Focus is 1.5 seconds

Mechanical Technologies
Compact digital servo drive unit is mounted to the lens at a 12.5 degree angle for comfort and balance. Magnesium alloy body for light weight and exceptional durability

Image Format2/3" CCD, 16:9/4:3
Focal Length7.6-130mm (17x Zoom)
15.2-260mm (2x Extender)
ApertureWithout Extender
f/1.8 at 7.6-97.5mm
f/2.4 at 130mm
With Extender
f/3.6 at 15.2-195mm
f/4.8 at 260mm
Iris TypeManual
Focus TypeServo
Horizontal View AngleWithout Extender
64.6° at 7.6mm
4.2° at 130mm
With Extender
35.1° at 15.2mm
2.1° at 260mm
Minimum Object Distance (M.O.D.)2.0' (0.6 m)
Dimensions (WxHxL)6.3 x 4.2 x 8.1" (15.9 x 10.7 x 20.6cm)
Weight3.7 lbs (1.7kg)



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