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Intro image for article Behind the Lens: Canon Cine-Servo 17-120mm
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The Canon Cine-Servo 17-120mm made some waves when it was released in 2014. Finally, we had an ENG-style servo lens with a long zoom range for Super 35 sensors shooting in high resolutions. This made a lot of people happy in the documentary and TV world, eliminating the need to carry multiple lenses and bringing us back to broadcast camera / lens design. Let’s take a deeper look at this lens.
Intro image for article Canon Introduces New CN20x50 50-1000 Cine-Servo Zoom Lens
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Expanding on the 17-120mm Cine-Servo lens introduced at NAB, Canon has just announced the new CN20x50 IAS, which features a whopping focal length range of 50mm-1000mm at T5.0 to T8.9.
Intro image for article IBC 2014: Zeiss Servo Prototype for Compact Zooms
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Zeiss announced last week that they would be showing off a prototype of their servo unit for compact zooms at IBC this year and during the show I was able to stop by their booth and take a look.
Intro image for article IBC 2014: More Details on Zeiss Prototype Servo for Compact Zooms
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At this year's IBC show, Zeiss will be showing off a prototype servo unit that is compatible with all three Compact Zoom lenses. Designed specifically for the CZ.2 15-30 T2.9, 28-80 T2.9, and 70-200 T2.9, the servo features a pressure-sensitive rocker for smooth zoom control and an integrated aperture motor for auto-iris (if supported by camera).
Intro image for article NAB 2014: Zeiss Servo Controller for Compact Zoom Lenses
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At their NAB booth this year, Zeiss showed off an interesting new option for their Compact Zoom line of lenses.