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Header image for article Broadcast Lens Nomenclature Key

Broadcast Lens Nomenclature Key

These charts from Canon and Fujinon explain what the letters and numbers in their broadcast lens model numbers mean. They are a useful reference for understanding and comparing features.
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Canon Lens Model Numbers

Fuji Lens Model Numbers

AbelCine Team
Our Technical Specialists contributed to this blog.

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