Canon 18-80 COMPACT-SERVO Lens – First Look

We love the new Canon 18-80 lens. It reminds Steve and Jens of their days with ENG cameras! With the addition of Canon’s re-locatable servo zoom control (ZSG-C10) you can have full lens control in the palm of your hand.

We’ve made a couple of accessories to make this lens even more user-friendly – a click-into-place 18-80 Lens Support and a right angle adapter for their cable. Relocate the Canon grip with our Rosette Grip Relocator handgrip to create a truly balanced and practical shoulder rig.

This video also features the flip & set Zgrip Trigger handgrip and the Control Grips – universal camera and lens control.

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Canon 18-80 Lens Support

This little clip makes a big impact. Our Canon 18-80 Lens Support screws into your lens in place of the standard Canon support foot. Then as you twist the lens into place at camera mount, then Lens Support clips firmly onto the rod from your baseplate. The Lens Support folds against the lens when you’re not using it.

Right Angle Cable

An ideal accessory for use with Canon’s re-locatable servo zoom control. If you plan on using a baseplate with this lens or ever want to put your camera on the ground, you need this cable! Extends the relocator cable of the Canon 18-80 lens grip an additional 6” from the lens. The right angle of the cable relieves pressure on the port and keeps the cable from interfering with baseplates or the ground.


Canon 18-80 Compact-Servo Lens Specifications

  • Model Name – CN-E18-80mm T4.4 L IS KAS S
  • Mount – EF
  • Image Coverage – Super 35
  • Image Circle – 31.4mm
  • Focal Length – 18 – 80mm
  • Zoom Ratio – 4.4x
  • Maximum Relative Aperture – T4.4 (F4) at 18 – 80mm
  • Angular Field of View
    1.78 : 1 – 68.7°× 41.9°
    24.6 x 13.8mm – 17.5°× 9.9°
    1.9 : 1 – 72.1°× 41.9°
    26.2 x 13.8mm – 18.6°× 9.9°
  • Minimum Object Distance from Image Sensor – 0.5m (1.7″)
  • Object Dimensions at M.O.D.
    1.78 : 1 – 43.4 × 24.3cm at 18mm
    24.6×13.8mm – 9.5 × 5.3cm at 80mm
    1.9 : 1 – 46.2 × 24.3cm at 18mm
    26.2×13.8mm – 10.1 × 5.3cm at 80mm
  • Front Diameter – Φ84mm
  • Approx. Length – 182.3mm
  • Filter Size – Φ77mm
  • Approx. Mass with ZSG-C10 – 1.2kg (2.65 lbs.)
  • Pitch of Follow Focus Gear – 0.8
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