Fujifilm goes long with Fujinon XF 200mm F2 lens and teleconverter kit
Fujifilm has announced its Fujinon XF 200mm F2 R LM OIS WR telephoto lens, which will be bundled with a matching 1.4x teleconverter. The lens has a 'matte silver' magnesium alloy body with an eye-catching green hood and is sealed against dust and moisture. The 200mm F2 has a total of 19 elements, including one Super ED and two ED elements, and the front glass has a fluorine coating to keep away fingerprints and water. Linear motors keep focus quick and quiet and the image stabilizer reduces shake by up to five stops, according to Fujifilm.
The XF 1.4X TC F2 WR teleconverter boosts the focal length of the lens to 280mm, with the maximum aperture rising a stop to F2.8. As with the lens, the teleconverter is weather-sealed.
The lens and teleconverter kit will be available in late October for just under $6000.
FUJIFILM ANNOUNCES NEW FUJINON XF 8-16MM F2.8 R LM WR LENS; FUJINON XF 200MM F2 R LM OIS WR TELEPHOTO LENS AND XF 1.4X TC F2 WR TELECONVERTER KIT
Ultra-wide angle zoom lens and super-fast telephoto lens with accompanying teleconverter for the X Series line of mirrorless interchangeable lens digital cameras; Latest development of the X Mount Lens Roadmap unveiled
Valhalla, N.Y., July 20, 2018 – FUJIFILM North America Corporation today announced the new FUJINON XF8-16mmF2.8 R LM WR Lens, an ultra-wide angle zoom lens with a constant maximum aperture of F2.8 and focal length equivalent to 12-24mm (35mm format). Capable of providing outstanding edge to edge image-resolving performance, this lens is perfect for landscape and architecture photography such as interior and nightscape, and astrophotography.
Also announced today is the new FUJINON XF200mmF2 R LM OIS WR Telephoto Lens, the first super-fast telephoto lens in the XF lens lineup, offering a fast maximum aperture of F2.0 and a focal length equivalent to 305mm (35mm format). This lens boasts exceptional image clarity with the ability to produce beautiful bokeh, making it an ideal lens for shooting sports and wildlife.
The XF200mmF2 R LM OIS WR lens will only be available as a kit, paired with the high performance XF1.4X TC F2 WR Teleconverter to extend the focal length by 1.4 times to cover a focal length equivalent to 427mm at F2.8 (35mm format).
FUJINON XF200mmF2 R LM OIS WR Telephoto Lens and XF1.4X TC F2 WR Teleconverter Kit
The XF200mmF2 R LM OIS WR Telephoto Lens is made of 19 elements in 14 groups, including one large-diameter super ED lens element and two large-diameter ED lens elements to minimize chromatic aberration. High-precision polishing technology, developed for broadcast lenses, was applied to the large-diameter lens to achieve outstanding image-resolving performance and beautiful bokeh. The lens also features a new Focus Preset function that instantaneously changes the focus to a preset position, enabling photographers to capture the main subject with ease, and without having to make focal readjustments.
Utilizing linear motors, the XF200mmF2 R LM OIS WR achieves fast, silent and high-precision AF performance, and also features a new mechanism that fixes the motor group when the camera is not in use to reduce movement of the focusing group. In addition, the lens offers 5-stop image stabilization performance that recognizes shooting conditions and automatically applies optimum image stabilization control. With magnesium alloy construction, the lens is lightweight yet robust, and is sealed at 17 points and designed to be weather and dust-resistant, and operates in temperatures as low as 14°F/-10°C.
FUJINON XF200mmF2 R LM OIS WR Key Features:
- FUJIFILM X Mount is compatible with all FUJIFILM X Series interchangeable system cameras
- Weather-sealed at 17 points for weather and dust-resistance; operates in temperatures as low as 14°F/-10°C
- 19 elements in 14 groups including 2 ED elements, and 1 super ED element
- Uses linear motors for quiet and ultra-fast AF
- Focus Preset Function instantly changes focus to a preset position to capture main subject without readjustments
- Optical Image Stabilization system achieves 5-stop image stabilization
- Fluorine coating applied to front lens element for improved durability
- Matte silver color for reduced risk of overheating
FUJINON XF1.4X TC F2 WR Key Features:
- 7 elements in 4 groups including 1 aspherical element
Fujifilm XF200mm F2 R LM OIS WR specifications
|Lens type||Prime lens|
|Max Format size||APS-C / DX|
|Focal length||200 mm|
|CIPA Image stabilization rating||5 stop(s)|
|Lens mount||Fujifilm X|
|Number of diaphragm blades||9|
|Special elements / coatings||1 Super ED + 2 ED elements, fluorine coating|
|Minimum focus||1.80 m (70.87″)|
|Motor type||Linear Motor|
|Full time manual||Yes|
|Focus distance limiter||Yes|
|Weight||2265 g (4.99 lb)|
|Diameter||122 mm (4.8″)|
|Length||206 mm (8.11″)|
|Filter thread||105 mm|
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