16x9 Launches Wide Converter for HDV
16x9 has launched a 0.7X wide-angle converter for Sony HVR-Z1U and HDR-FX1 HDV camcorders. The converter threads on to add a 30 percent wider angle, while maintaining full zoom capability. Also, the original 4.5-54 mm lens becomes a 3.2-38.5 mm.
The converter comes with three multi-coated optical glass elements, weighs 22.9 ounces and is 45 mm long. Its standard 72mm rear thread is compatible with the Panasonic DVX100/A and Canon XL series of camcorders. Featuring a 95mm front thread, the 0.7X facilitates direct mounting of glass filters. In addition, the converter integrates with mattebox systems.
The latest product and technology information
Future US's leading brands bring the most important, up-to-date information right to your inbox