History of FUJINON Lens

Fujifilm has been engaged in the development and production of TV Lenses for over 50 years.
FUJINON TV Lenses have supported image creation throughout the world with our own unique technologies such as, optical design development, advanced manufacturing capabilities and exceptional quality.
All FUJINON lenses are intentionally designed keeping in mind the optical, mechanical and electronic requirements of visual creators.
Making use of our highly accurate design, manufacturing and assembly skills, Fujifilm will continue to develop unique products, and answer the diverse needs of videographers and cinematographers worldwide.

1962 Started the research and development for TV lens.
1967
IF
Inner Focus
First inner focus system for TV broadcasting zoom lens.
1969
SuperEBC
Electron Beam Coating
Electron Beam Coating dramatically improved zoom lens performance.
1973
CaF2
Calcium Fluorite
Adoption of calcium fluorite for correcting chromatic aberration for TV lens.
1978
EXT
Built in Extender
First built-in extender for ENG / EFP lens.
1986
FS
Floating System
Microcomputer digitally controlled inner floating lens group corrects field curvature and coma aberration for improved corner resolution.
1992
Vgrip
Variable Grip
Adoption of the variable angle servo grip for ENG / EFP lens reduces wrist fatigue.
1993
AT
Aspheric Lens
Patented glass molding process for aspherical lens elements revolutionized TV zoom lens technology.
1994
Find
Aspherical Technology
Computer controlled digital self diagnostics for Studio and Field lens for rapid trouble shooting and preventative maintenance of lens functions.
1995
Vformat
Variable Grip
Ratio converter maintains proper field of view on switchable 16:9 ↔ 4:3 format cameras.
1996
AF
Auto Focus
First auto-focus ENG / EFP lens for professional use.
1997
AT2
Aspherical Technology
Improving on the optical performance mechanism and aspherical lenses.
1998
DIGIPOWER
Digital Servo System
Utilization of Digital Technology provides control of zoom lens.
2000
QuickFrame For Your Best Shot
Quick Frame
New zooming function for Quick Framing.
2001
OS-TECH
Optical Stabilized System
Utilization of Digital Technology provides control of zoom lens.
2002
HD CINE
FUJINON CINE Lens
HD CINE / First Cine Style Lens for digital cinema market.
2003
PF
PF
The latest focus assist system to support focus operation.
2009
PL Mount
PL Mount Premier Series
PL Mount / Released 35mm PL mount zoom lens used for both Film and Digital cinema cameras.