26.8mm Wide, 20x Optical Zoom Lens with 3 Separate Lens Rings
The XF205 professional camcorder features a highly versatile Genuine
Canon 20x HD Video Lens that captures superb images with outstanding
clarity at 900 TV lines of resolution. Offering a 35mm equivalent zoom
of 26.8-576 mm, the optical zoom lens provides an extended range that
can prove ideal for wide-angle to extreme telephoto shooting. When
compared to previous XF professional camcorder models, the XF205's
flexible focal range and enhanced wide angle offer many creative
options, even when working at a distance. An eight-blade circular
aperture provides a natural and visually pleasing bokeh effect to out of
In addition, the XF205 features three separate, banked lens rings that
provide independent control of critical focus, zoom and iris/aperture
settings, with adequate separation to improve ease of use. Separate gain
and white-balance toggle switches are provided. Also, the camera's zoom
speed is now up to 1.8x faster than the XF105/XF100 professional
camcorders, with three selectable zoom speeds for creative control.
* Minimum focal length is 26.8mm when Dynamic IS is OFF.
** Focal length range is 28.8~576mm when Dynamic IS is ON.