Manual de instrucciones
© 1997 by Sony Corporation
Printed in Japan
Before using this lens, please read this manual thoroughly and retain it for
The Sony VCL-ES20 wide-conversion lense is designed for use with the
Sony video camera recorder. The lens increases the focal length of the zoom
lens by 2 times and allows a wider view.
Attachment of this lens to the video camera recorder has no effect on light
transmission nor on the sharpness of focus.
Notes on use
• Set the video camera to T (maximum telescopic point). This lens can only
be used when set to T (telescopic). It will be out of focus if set to W
• Avoid rough handling or mechanical shock to the video camera recorder,
especially when the lens is attached.
• Avoid keeping the lens in a very humid place for a long period of time to
• Take the conversion lens off when transporting.
• Always attach the lens cap when storing.
The size is marked on the accessory adapter.
When the lens hood of the video camera recorder is detachable, first remove
the lens hood. n 1
Remove the caps of wide-conversion lens.
Install an adapter marked with the same size as the lens.
Attach the wide-conversion lens firmly to the lens of the video camera
recorder. n 2
When using the CCD-TRV101 or MVC-FD5/FD7 n 3
Install the adapter marked "101 TYPE".
Line up the adapter clip with grooves in both ends of the lens and push
Rotate towards "LOCK".
When using the CCD-TR555
Remove the lens ring and install the adapter marked "38.5 mm".
• Focus with the video camera recorder's focus ring by watching the
viewfinder or TV screen.
• Use manual focus if it proves difficult to focus some video cameras
having an auto focus function.
To remove dust on the lens, use a blower brush or a soft cleaning brush.
To remove fingerprints or smudges, clean with mild detergent and a soft
An optional Sony KK-P15 is also recommended.
3 groups, 3 elements
Maximum diameter Approx. ø 58, Length Approx. 48 mm
Mass (excluding the caps)
Approx. 100 g
Lens caps (2) (for the front and back of the lens), Carrying case (1), Operation
manual (1), Adaptor (4: 37 mm, 52 mm, 38.5 mm, 101 TYPE)
Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.
This mark indicates that this product is a genuine accessory for
Sony video products. When purchasing Sony video products,
Sony recommends that you purchase accessories with this
"GENUINE VIDEO ACCESSORIES" mark.