This product is a conversion lens that is capable of shooting
images with an aspect ratio of 16:9, which is wider than usual
The horizontal aspect of each image is optically compressed
and recorded on the tape.
With a standard lens
When output to a wide screen monitor TV, the recorded
images can be displayed at an aspect ratio of 16:9.
Do not point the lens directly at the sun or any other
strong source of light!
The condensing action of the lens may cause highly
combustible objects nearby to catch on fire and cause greater
This may also result in loss of sight.
Therefore, always attach the accessory cap to avoid direct
contact with the rays of the sun.
Do not place the lens on an unstable surface!
It may fall off unexpectedly and possibly cause injury.
It may also cause malfunctioning.
AG-DVX100P, AG-DVX100E, AG-DVC180MC
Lens caps (front: VGQ7488, rear: VGQ7490),
Soft lens pouch (VFC4019)
Precautions for use
OWhen shooting with this lens attached, do not use the image
stabilizing system (OIS) function or the auto focus (AF)
OWhen using the maximum setting for the zoom position in
the tele (T) range with this lens attached, the point-blank
range for focusing will be approximately 3 meters.
OWhen using a zoom position setting in the wide angle (W)
range with this lens attached, the 4 corners of the screen
may become dark (eclipse). If this does happen, move the
zoom position to one within the tele (T) range.
ODepending on whether this lens is attached or not, the focus
control information display value shown on the camera may
differ, even if the distance from the subject is the same.
ODo not touch the lens surface or allow it to get dirty. If,
however, the lens does become dirty, clean off the dust
using an airbrush or similar device, then wipe the lens using
a dry, soft cloth.
OWhen performing maintenance do not use benzine, thinners
or other solvents. Doing so may cause discoloration or other
16:9 Conversion lens
Mounting the lens
1Remove the lens cap from the camera.
2Loosen the screw on the side of the lens hood, then remove
the lens hood from the camera.
3Remove the front and rear caps from the conversion lens.
4Lightly tighten the screw on the side of the conversion lens.
(Tighten it as far as it will go, but do not force it any further.)
5Attach the conversion lens to the camera by turning it in the
direction of arrow A.
If it is necessary to adjust the angle of attachment, loosen
the screw on the side of the conversion lens and turn the
lens in the direction of arrow A. When the lens is at the
desired angle, tighten the screw.
OWhen not in use, store the lens in a location with a low level
of humidity, in the lens pouch with both the rear and front
Lens mount diameter:
inches (72 mm)
Frontal dimensions (WaH):
inches (62 mm)
Approx. 0.902 lb (410 g)
inches (122a110 mm)