Originally featured on BroadcastEngineering.com
High End TV goes with Thales Angenieux 26X HD lenses
Located near Nashville, TN, High End TV is a production company that specializes in HD production and equipment rentals for music videos, electronic press kits (EPKs) and television commercials. They recently chose several new Thales Angenieux 26X HD ENG/EFP Telephoto Zoom lenses for use with Panasonic Varicam HD cameras as well as for its jib cameras.
The 26X HD ENG/EFP Telephoto Zoom Lens offers a focal range of 7.8mm to 203mm, (15.6mm to 406 mm with a 2x extender) and a fast aperture of f/2.2. The lens' high quality optics and light weight (4.1lbs) are ideal for today's high definition digital cameras. A rectangular sunshade minimizes light interference, and its sturdy construction is resistant to condensation, dust and rain, making it suitable for field production as well as studio applications.
For more information, visit www.angenieux.com.