Broadcast News

Bookmark and Share
16/04/2018

Presteigne Broadcast Hire Buys More Canon 4K Lenses

News Image
Presteigne Broadcast Hire has purchased more Canon 4K lenses to help cover the major sporting events in 2018.

Recently Presteigne received 33 new CJ12ex4.3B IRSE S/IASE S 2/3” 4K wide angle portable lenses from Canon UK and will also take delivery of additional 4K lenses in the coming months.

"We're facing growing interest from our customers for UHD solutions so investment in Canon's 4K lenses, particularly the CJ12ex4.3B is sensible given how well they perform," said Presteigne's CEO Mike Ransome.

Ian Barnard, Sales Director at Canon UK & Ireland added: "Presteigne's decision to continue its investment in 4K lenses demonstrates the industry's increasing demand for 4K workflows. The CJ12ex4.3B is fast becoming the wide-angle lens of choice for portable broadcast cameras and we're looking forward to seeing it feature at many of 2018's sporting events."

The compact and lightweight Canon CJ12ex4.3B professional lenses bring high-quality 4K resolution to ENG and studio applications and will play an important role for Presteigne during 2018's key sporting events. The lens offers 12x zoom and a focal length that extends from an exceptional 4.3mm at its widest to 52mm.

As well as exceptional optical performance, operation of the CJ12ex4.3B is straightforward, and the lens' breakthrough design means that great results are easy to achieve. This will be especially important in the cold environments where the lenses will be first used.

Presteigne purchased multiple Canon 4K and HD studio, field, ENG and telephoto lenses in April 2017, as part of its substantial investment into UHD equipment.

presteigne.tv

www.canon.co.uk
Solidmate Ltd Memory Card Hire London

Top Related Stories
Click here for the latest broadcast news stories.

14/11/2018
Facilis To Partner with ITOCHU Cable Systems At InterBee 2018
Facilis (Stand 3217) will partner with its Authorized Reseller ITOCHU Cable Systems (ICS) to demonstrate 8K and UHD workflows with post-production equ
14/11/2018
AIMS Announces Newly Elected 2018-2019 Board Of Directors
The Alliance for IP Media Solutions (AIMS) has announced a newly elected 2018-2019 board of directors who will lead the organization's effort toward a
07/09/2015
Canon Launch New 2/3" 4K Field Lenses
Canon has launched two new 2/3" 4K field lenses; the UHD DIGISUPER 86 (UJ86x9.3B) and UHD DIGISUPER 90 (UJ90x9B). Both are suitable for use within liv
07/04/2017
Fujinon To Launch New 4K Compatible Lenses
It has been announced that Fujifilm is to launch three new 4K compatible broadcast lenses at NAB 2017. The additions expand the company's 4K broadcast
10/05/2017
4K Goes The Distance
Argosy is supporting broadcasters in their 4K adoption journey by enabling them not only to leverage their existing infrastructure for UHD broadcast,
04/05/2017
Bluebell Puts IP And 4K UHD Fibre Transport Front And Center At NAB
Spring is upon us in the northern part of the globe, and with it our thoughts turn to our annual trip to NAB. Our three main areas of focus this year
12/08/2015
Pyser-SGI Announce Two New Fujinon Ultra HD Lenses
The market need for 4K video content is surging amidst a 7-fold, year-on-year increase in the shipment of 4K-compatible television sets to approx. 11.
31/10/2017
Filmmaker Deploys Canon 4K Acquisition Workflow
Acclaimed filmmaker Brett Danton deployed a complete Canon glass-to-glass 4K acquisition workflow, including the new EOS C200 Cinema camera, to captur
12/04/2018
Few Lens Optics For Decades, Then Came The Large Digital Sensors
As software takes control of virtually every production and delivery function, cameras and lenses have reached the stage of looking magnificent as the
20/10/2015
Canon Products Have The X Factor
Canon UK has announced that HotCam has supplied a range of its professional broadcast lenses and cameras for use on the latest series of The X Factor.
04/06/2014
BroadcastAsia2014: 4K To Transform Onscreen Viewing
HD (high definition) viewing will soon be a technology of the past, as a result of the proliferation of 4K coming Asia's way. 4K, also commonly known
30/08/2018
Gearhouse Broadcast Invests In Canon And Fujinon Lenses
Gearhouse Broadcast has invested in the latest 4K studio/field and ENG lenses from Canon and Fujinon. The new delivery continues Gearhouse's commitmen
24/11/2017
ES Broadcast Hire Increases Fujinon 4K Broadcast Lens Offering
ES Broadcast Hire has announced the further expand its considerable range of UHD live production lenses with the addition of a fleet of Fujinon's late
02/10/2017
NFTS Opens 4K Digital Content Training Studio & Hub
The National Film and Television School (NFTS) officially opens the Sony Gallery, which is located in its ground-breaking 4K Digital Content Training
20/09/2017
PHABRIX Qx 12G Used In 4K Truck
Italian broadcast production company Cinevideo is installing the PHABRIX Qx 12G as the main test and measurement system for IP, 4K/UHD (12G-SDI), and