*HD Optical Performance with 60x Zoom Ratio and 9mm Wide Angle The DIGISUPER 60 xs is an extraordinary field lens that utilizes Canon's new optical design concept "POWER OPTICAL SYSTEM" and "X-Element". By adopting this new technology and necessary optical performance for HDTV, with increased zoom ratio of 60x,improved wide angle of 9mm while still maintaining the size equivalent to that of current SDTV lenses.
*Latest Generation Digital Servo System A remarkable feature of the DIGISUPER 60 xs is the "Digital servo system". Digital control technology has been improved by having a more precise control of lens groups, a personalized lens control and the ability to interface with other digital devices. Digital technology has experienced an evolution therefore today Canon offers the most advanced DIGISUPER lens series with the newly developed zoom/focus demands.
*CAFS The zooming effect of focus is the phenomenon where the picture size (angle of view) changes when focusing. However, a CPU calculates and controls the zoom when focusing in order to counteract this phenomenon. Thus the DIGISUPER series has ZERO zooming effect.
*Crossover Compatibility Available optionally is the dual aspect ratio switching system,"CROSSOVER", for switchable 16:9/4:3 cameras.