Press Release Summary:
Digital 26 X 7.8AIF Series ENG/EFP Tele Super Zoom Lenses offer focal range of 7.8-203 mm, providing news and sports field production crews with extended coverage capabilities. Apertures are f/1.8 for High Resolution model and f/2.2 for High Definition model.
Original Press Release:
Thales Angenieux's New Digital 26 X 7.8AIF Series Tele Super Zoom Lens Available in High Definition & High Resolution Models
Extended Focal Range Ideal For Demanding ENG & EFP Applications.
Las Vegas, NV (April 19, 2004) - Thales Angenieux is showcasing the latest addition to the company's line of ENG/EFP lenses here at NAB 2004 - the versatile Digital 26 X 7.8AIF High Definition (HD) and High Resolution (HR) Series Tele Super Zoom Lenses. The Digital 26X Series provides an extended focal range to provide news and sports field production crews with extended coverage capabilities, along with the exceptional performance and reliability inherent in every Thales Angenieux lens. The Digital 26X ENG/EFP Lens joins Thales Angenieux's 10X, 12X, 15X and 40X telephoto zoom lenses.
"The technical advantages provided by the Digital 26X ENG/EFP Lens' added focal range and precision optics also result in a marketing advantage for television news and sports production crews by allowing them to get closer to the action," said Chris
Beauparlant, U.S. Sales Manager at Thales Angenieux. "When combined with Thales Angenieux's ergonomics and high degree of reliability, the Digital 26X ENG/EFIP Lens is clearly the smart choice for professionals who specialize in field production."
Thales Angenieux's Digital 26X ENG/EFP Lens features a focal range of 7.8mm to 203mm (5.6mm to 406mm with a 2X extender) and an aperture of f/1.8 for the HR version, and f/2.2 for the HD version. The lenses' high quality optics are ideal for today's high-resolution digital and HDTV cameras.
For more information on Thales Angenieux in the U.S., call 973-812-3858, fax 973-812-9049, or e-mail Angenieux@tccus.com, or you can visit Thales Angenieux's web site at www.angenieux.com.
Thales Angenieux offers a full complement of high precision lenses for a wide range of broadcast and video production applications including: Optimo Series Lenses for the most demanding HDTV and 35mm production applications; High Definition (HD) Series cine style, wide angle and studio lenses; High Resolution (HR) Series wide angle and all purpose ENG lenses; Studio and Sports/Outside Broadcast (OB) lenses; and a revolutionary prime lens adapter.