Canon CN7x17 17-120mm PL mount 4K lens
The Canon CN7 cine-servo lens offers stunning 4K optical performance, giving 7x magnification with a 17mm-120mm focal length. Featuring a servo drive unit, it’s ideal for shooting scenarios where mobility is key.
- 4K optical performance thanks to Canon lens technology; designed for Super35mm cameras
- Servo drive unit enables broadcast or hand-held production
- A single lens for most shooting situations: highly versatile 17mm-120mm focal length
- Rugged build quality for assured performance in all environments; weatherproof and shockproof
- Designed with users in mind for a familiar and intuitive experience
- Compatible with accessories typically used in broadcast and movie environments
- EF mount version and PL mount version available for maximum camera compatibility
- Extensive lens communication options (12-pin, EF, Cooke /i) support a range of production styles (options dependent on the model chosen – PL or EF mount)
High performance, highly versatile
Using a rich heritage of optical expertise, Canon has created a lens offering outstanding quality – from image centre to image edge. The CN7x17 KAS S/P1 supports 4K resolution and incorporates an 11-blade diaphragm to deliver softer, more attractive out-of-focus areas.
Thanks to an impressive 7x zoom, with focal length spanning 17mm to 120 mm, and maximum T-number of T2.95, the CN7x17 KAS S/P1 may be the only lens you need. A three-group inner focus system developed for Canon lenses reduces focus breathing to an absolute minimum.
It is both weatherproof and shockproof – durable enough for every shooting environment.
Designed for broadcast shooting styles
The CN7x17 KAS S employs a servo drive unit, enabling use in broadcast-style shooting environments where cine lenses are impractical. Compact and lightweight, it offers comfortable on-the-shoulder shooting with the familiar feel of a typical TV zoom lens. Focus ring rotation is 180°, balancing the accuracy required for 4K imaging with the speed needed for broadcast use. High resolution encoders mean that actions are precisely repeatable, whilst fast start-up and high-speed operation ensure you never miss a moment.
For tripod-based set-ups, existing Canon demand units can be used to control zoom, focus and iris. Virtual studio use is also supported thanks to a sophisticated 16-bit encoder output.
Perfect movie shoots
This lens is also ideal for movie shooting. With the drive unit removed, it can be operated like a traditional cine lens. Industry-standard accessories such as follow focus units are easily attached – 0.8 and 0.5 pitch gears are incorporated into the focus ring. Re-installation of the drive unit is simple. No adjustment of gear positions is required, enabling a fluid, versatile shooting style previously unavailable with large sensor cameras.
All Cinema EOS lenses are colour-matched, ensuring easy integration with other Canon cine lenses.
The Canon CN7x17 4K lens supports multiple lens communication methods for added versatility. Cooke /i Technology is supported in the PL-mount variant, allowing capture of lens data by cameras often used in movie shooting environments.
Mount: PL (EF version also available)
Focal Length: 17 - 120mm
Zoom Ratio: 7x
Image Size: Super35mm
Maximum Relative Aperture:
1:2.95 at 17 - 91mm
1:3.9 at 120mm
Iris Blades: 11
Angular Field of View:
1.9: 26.2 x 13.8mm:
75.2° x 44.2° at 17mm
12.5° x 6.6° at 120mm
MOD from Image Sensor: 0.85m
Object Dimensions at MOD:
1.9: 26.2 x 13.8mm:
92.1 x 48.5cm at 17mm
12.7 x 6.7cm at 120mm
Front Diameter: φ114mm
Approx Size (W x H x L): 174.2 x 125.0 x 254.9mm
Approx Weight: 2.9kg
Pitch of Follow Focus Gear: 0.8
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