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Robert Dew - Broadcast & Production
Robert Dew – Videopro Business Centre: Broadcast & Production

I’ve found the PMW-F3 to be a popular model so I thought it would be interesting to give you an insight into this new lens and its benefits.

As a significant addition to the Sony family of lenses for the PMW-F3, the SCLZ18X140 is a high-power zoom lens with FZ mount; the native lens mount of the PMW-F3. Focal length is 18mm to 252mm (28.7 – 401.8mm in 35mm equivalent) with T3.9 (T6.8 at tele end) and a zoom ratio of 14x. The lens can be mounted to the PMW-F3 with the PL mount adapter removed. The zoom position is electrically controlled by the PMW-F3 using the camera’s zoom rocker.

SCL-Z18X140 Power Zoom

This lens allows flexible shooting in many different situations where fast operation is necessary and where it may be impractical to be carrying a selection of prime lenses. It features Auto Iris, Auto Focus and Servo zoom functions, along with Image Stabiliser. The lens also provides metadata that can be viewed on a monitor or stored to the camera’s SxS card. The filter diameter is 82mm. We expect the first shipment to arrive in early December.

For more information on this product, you can contact me directly at r.dew@videopro.com.au.

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One comment on “Sony Launches the long awaited Wide Zoom for PMW-F3”

  1. Hi Robert is it pos to get a product review on PMW-F3 plus $$$$$
    Regards Martin.

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