Polecam to roll out Full Frontal Filter System

Making its European debut at IBC2009, Polecam's Full Frontal Filter System (FFFS) enables Polecam operators to use high-quality optical filters with compact HD cameras that have no integral filter mount. The FFFS mount allows 62mm Tiffen or Cokin filters to be deployed with the 29mm-diameter Fujinon TF lens series. Two or more filters can be combined without vignetting, even when the Fujinon TF 2.8mm (89 degrees horizontal field-of-view) lens is used.

Polecam's FFFS includes a Polecam filter holder and five 62mm screw-fitting circular Tiffen filters, as well as a Cokin A121M Grad neutral grey medium filter. The supplied Tiffen filter set consists of infra-red cut; 0.9 neutral-density (equivalent to three stops); 85B daylight corrector; 85BN9 combined neutral density and daylight filter; and a circular polarizer. The system comes complete with a Cokin A121M graduated neutral-grey medium filter and a 62mm adapter ring, allowing the use of many Cokin-compatible filters. A LensPen lens cleaner is also supplied.

Polecam FFFS comes in a compact and lightweight case, which also has room to accommodate additional filters, giving users the option of creating a dedicated set to suit their individual needs. The FFFS case includes closed-cell foam filter-holders to minimize dust contamination.