New FUJINON LA16x8BRM lens designed for the URSA Broadcast Camera

FUJIFILM has launched the new FUJINON LA16x8BRM 2/3” Professional 4K lens designed specifically for the Blackmagic URSA Broadcast camera. The LA16x8BRM is compact and lightweight and provides the Blackmagic URSA with 4K and HD resolution. One thing to note is Fujinon hasn’t stated when or if they intend to sell the new zoom lens as a stand-alone purchase. As of now, it’s only available bundled with a URSA Broadcast camera.

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FUJINON LA16x8BRM features

  • Focal length – 8.0-128mm
  • Zoom ratio – 16x
  • MOD – 0.8 m
  • F value – F1.9 – 2.8
  • Size – Φ 85 x 163.8
  • Weight – 1.6kg or 3.52 lbs

The lens only weighs 1.6kg thanks in part due to its unique rear focus mechanism design.

It also features a new single button electronic flange adjustment with a macro switch function which adds convenience when shooting and performing zoom operations providing a faster and more efficient operation.

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The new lens size provides optimal balance with the Blackmagic URSA Broadcast camera and along with 4K performance boasts a 16x zoom ratio suitable for EFP, news and studio shooting.

Designed for handheld shooting the LA16x8BRM reduces the weight burden for the camera operator and provides excellent usability. The use of FUJINON accessories enables precise control of the zoom and focus while on a tripod which in turn again enables efficient studio or field-style shooting.

It also features a new single button electronic flange adjustment with a macro switch function which adds convenience when shooting and performing zoom operations providing a faster and more efficient operation.

The LA16x8BRM’s macro function allows for closer shooting than MOD up to 0.05 meters, by using the lens’ unique focus ring, and enables spectacular close-up images at 4K resolution.

The new lens size provides optimal balance with the Blackmagic URSA Broadcast camera and along with 4K performance boasts a 16x zoom ratio suitable for EFP, news and studio shooting.

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Designed for handheld shooting the LA16x8BRM reduces the weight burden for the camera operator and provides excellent usability. The use of FUJINON accessories enables precise control of the zoom and focus while on a tripod which in turn again enables efficient studio or field-style shooting.

The new lens can be purchased as a kit with the Blackmagic Design URSA Mini Pro Broadcast camera for $7344. US.

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