Canon launches its first full frame cine-zoom lenses for professional cinema productions and a new BCTV broadcast zoom lens, along with firmware updates for professional reference monitor and PTZ cameras

Amstelveen, 26 april 2022 – Canon introduceert vandaag haar eerste premium full-frame zoomlenzen voor professionele filmproducties – de Flex Zoom serie. De CN-E20-50MM T2.4 L F / FP en CN-E45-135MM T2.4 L F / FP staan garant voor uitstekende prestaties en een indrukwekkende kwaliteit voor HDR, 4K- en 8K-producties. Met de introductie van deze lenzen breidt Canon haar portfolio verder uit om tegemoet te komen aan de diverse behoeften van filmmakers – deze lenzen bieden filmmakers dan ook nog meer flexibiliteit en mogelijkheden om uit te kiezen en ondersteunen de registratie van hoogwaardige content voor uiteenlopende toepassingen en opnamescenario’s. Beide lenzen hebben een constante en snelle T.2.4 lichttransmissie over het gehele zoombereik en bieden de brandpuntsafstanden die filmmakers het meest gebruiken voor een breed scala aan producties.

Canon Europe launches its first premium full frame zoom lenses for professional cinema productions – the Flex Zoom series. The CN-E20-50MM T2.4 L F / FP and CN-E45-135MM T2.4 L F / FP offer outstanding performance and impressive quality for HDR, 4K and 8K productions. With the introduction of these lenses, Canon enhances its line-up to meet a range of filmmaking needs – providing filmmakers with even more options to choose from, supporting high-end content creation for a variety of uses and shooting scenarios. Both lenses offer constant and fast T2.4 light transmission across the entire zoom range, as well as covering focal lengths most popularly used by filmmakers across a variety of productions.

CN-E20-50MM T2.4 L F / FP and CN-E45-135MM T2.4 L F / FP Key Features:

  • Designed for full frame sensors
  • Constant T2.4 and broad focal length coverage
  • Advanced lens Metadata support for Cooke /i Technology TM, Zeiss eXtended Data TM and EF Mount
  • Modular Lens Mount System (Supports EF/PL Mounts)
  • 11 Iris Blades for beautiful bokeh
  • Supports 4K & 8K Productions
  • Robust and compact design (approx. 3.3kg)

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The recommended retail prices (including VAT) and sales start info below.

  • CN-E20-50MM T2.4 L F / FP: 24490 euro, sales start in June
  • CN-E45-135MM T2.4 L F / FP: 24490 euro, sales start in September

Canon Europe announces also the launch of its latest broadcast zoom lens, the UHD DIGISUPER 122AF (UJ122x8.2B AF), which features premium 4K image quality with a 122x Zoom Ratio allowing the lens to reach an incredible 8.2 -1000mm (16.4-2000mm with in-built 2x extender) focal length range.

What sets the UHD DIGISUPER 122AF apart is the addition of a fast and accurate phase detection auto focus system to support with the capture of fast-moving subjects at 4K resolution, which can be deployed by the operator using the new FDJ-S31/41 focus controller. Canon will also be releasing new firmware for the DP-V1830 professional reference display, which will support broadcasters in achieving the best 4K HDR picture quality possible.

UHD DIGISUPER 122AF Key Features:

  • Premium 4K Image Quality
  • 122x zoom range (8.2-1000mm)
  • Advanced Auto Focus Technology
  • Integral Image stabilizer
  • Full Support for Virtual Systems
  • Compatibility with fully functional FDJ-S31/41 focus controller

In addition Canon Europe announces a firmware update for the DP-V1830 professional reference monitor, which will be available from July 2022. The DP-V1830 is a 4K HDR display that features award-winning monitoring tools and uncompromising 12G-SDI connectivity, making it ideal for live broadcast studios, production trucks and on-set HDR monitoring. With the introduction of this new firmware, users will experience the full potential of this display, thanks to the addition of further advanced functionality that strongly supports 4K HDR broadcast productions.

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Also, Canon Europe announces a new downloadable driver for its PTZ cameras, making video conferencing and streaming via the CR-N300, CR-N500 and CR-X300 – three of Canon’s PTZ cameras with incredible 4K image quality and versatile IP compatibility – seamless for higher education, House of Worship and workplace environments. The pandemic has been a catalyst for video conferencing and streaming requirements, with more institutions demanding access to high-quality video streaming solutions that are easy to implement than ever before.

Webcam Driver Key Features:

  • Easy PTZ camera setup for video streaming platforms
  • Automatic camera detection
  • Up to five cameras can be registered
  • 4K output – up to 4K 30p
  • Long cable runs thank to LAN connectivity
  • Compatible with Windows OS

In addition, Canon Europe launches support for two new protocols on the CR-N300 and CR-N500 – SRT and FreeD – providing seamless integration into simple and cost-effective solutions for VR and AR productions, as well as high-quality streaming with minimal downtime.

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Additional information, Product Intelligence Professional Olli Turtiainen,, tel. +358 40 7716226.