The Premier PL 3.5x85 lens features a unique and advanced Detachable Drive Unit, a first in the Light Weight Zoom category. Quality, flexibility, and mobility are hallmarks of the PL 85-300.
The PL 85-300 Cabrio (ZK3.5x85) features an exclusive detachable servo drive unit, making it suitable for use as a standard PL lens or as an ENG-Style lens. The ZK3.5x85 also features flange focal distance adjustment, macro function, and is LDS (Lens Data System) and /i metadata compatible. Despite the impressive 85-300mm focal range the weight its weight is only 3.0kg including servo motors.Add to kit list
Videographers used to shooting video in a typical ENG-style will be very comfortable with the servo. Cinematographers will also be right at home with this lens. With the detachable drive removed, the lens is set to accept industry standard cine motors and matte boxes. Plus, the lens has all the lens data output that appeals to a Cine-style shooter. LDS and /i metadata compatibility is very useful when you want to record the position information of zoom, iris and focus for computer animation and other uses.
The digital servo on the PL 85-300 has 16-bit encoding, so operators can be assured that all lens data output is extremely accurate.
The PL 85-300 covers 31.5mm sensor size on a digital cinema style camera. While sensors on standard broadcast cameras are all the same size, sensors on digital cine cameras vary greatly. This new zoom ensures the image captured will cover large sensors for optimal, full-frame resolution. A nine-blade iris part of the design as well, creating the most natural-looking imagery possible.
Barrel markings are luminous for visibility in dark shooting situations. Distances are listed in feet or meters and can be changed in the field.
The PL 85-300 can be controlled using cinema industry standard wireless controllers, as well as existing Fujinon wired and wireless units. Whether you are from a film background or a video one, the Premier PL 85-300 offers uncompromising quality and unprecedented flexibility.