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Canon to Launch a More Affordable Stereo Wide-angle Lens for Spatial Video Capture

Main digital camera maker Canon as we speak introduced its subsequent massive entry into its dual-optic lens class, which permits its line of high-end EOS R7 cameras to take spatial video and photographs.

Referred to as the RF-S3.9mm F3.5 STM Twin Fisheye lens, Canon says its extra inexpensive VR lens system is engineered to supply “an ideal steadiness between readability and value for vlog-style VR creation.”

The new Twin Fisheye lens appears to be principally the identical thought and execution because the earlier mannequin launched in 2021, nonetheless options barely decrease specs, together with a smaller field-of-view and aperture, however supplied at a vastly diminished price.

As well, the brand new lens system is scheduled to be obtainable someday this month for $1,099.00, or about half the value of the lens initially introduced for its EOS VR System from 2021.

“This APS-C Stereoscopic VR lens’ capacity to realize a 144º wide-angle view and make the most of equidistant projection makes it ideally fitted to day by day, nearly hassle-free VR manufacturing,” Canon says in a press assertion. “Additionally designed for versatility, this lens permits a number of strategies of digital camera dealing with, from hand-holding, mounting on a gimbal, or tripod-mounting.”

Notably, the brand new stereoscopic lens options an interpupillary distance (IPD) of 60mm, which may be very close to to a mean human IPD, making captured content material extra life like when performed again the the consumer.

Take a look at the complete specs under:

Focal Size 3.9mm
Most and Minimal Aperture

f/3.5 – f/16 (1/3 stops, 1/2 stops)

Lens Mount Kind

Canon RF Mount; Metallic Mount

Interpupillary Distance / Baseline Size 60mm
Minimal Focusing Distance

0.66 ft. (7.9 in.) / 0.2 m

Most Magnification 0.03x
Angle of View (Diagonal) 144° 00′
Lens Development (every lens)
Particular Parts (every lens)
Lens Coating

Canon ASC (Air Sphere Coating)

Filter Measurement Diameter (rear lens mount)
Rear Mounted Gelatin Filter Holder

Supported – Constructed-in Helps reduce gel or polyester

Aperture Blades (every lens) 7
Lens Switches None
Mud/Water Resistance Not Offered
Focusing System
Left/proper focus distinction adjustment

Consumer-adjustable, by way of adjustment mode change

Twin Pixel CMOS AF Supported
Focus Information Not Supported
Full-time Guide Focusing Supported
Management Ring Supported
IS Mode Choice Not Supported
Optical Picture Stabilization Not Supported
Stabilization with in-body IS (EOS R7) Not Supported
Dimensions (width x peak x size)

4.4 x 3.3 x 2.1 in. (112.0 x 83.7 x 54.6mm)

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