Schneider Optics offers universal HD wide angle converter

January 9, 2006


The Century HD Compact .8X wide angle converter enables camcorders with 72mm lens front ends to get 20 percent wider coverage throughout the zoom range.
Schneider Optic has announced its new Century HD Compact .8X wide angle converter.

The converter enables camcorders with 72mm lens front ends to get 20 percent wider coverage throughout the zoom range. Featuring universal screw-on threads for easy installation, the .8X fits most DV/HDV cameras.

Weighing 10oz, the new Century HD lens converter offers a length of 1.14in and a width of 3.54in at its broadest point.

For creative light management, the converter comes with a rectangular sunshade, made of lightweight, rugged polymer. It also features 86mm front threads to accommodate standard screw-on filters.

The HD Compact .8X features multicoated glass elements for crisp, high-resolution images with low distortion.

For more information, visit www.centuryoptics.com.

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