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CREATIVE TECHNOLOGY SELECTS 10 FUJINON HDTV LENSES FOR EVENTS STAGING AND A/V RENTALS

WAYNE, N.J., March 16, 2011 – Creative Technology Group, a leading international supplier of specialist audio/visual equipment for the rental and staging of large corporate events, concerts, and televised sports and entertainment programming, purchased 10 Fujinon ZA17x7.6BERD-S HD ENG lenses. The 10 Fujinon lenses were purchased along with 10 new Grass Valley LDK-3000 multi-format HD cameras to support the demand for affordable, high-quality HD acquisition by the firm’s growing clientele.

“Creative Technology chose these Fujinon lenses because they are not only excellent lenses, but they hold up well on the road,” said Jason Meckler, Chief Video Engineer, Creative Technology Group, North America, in Panorama City, CA, (www.ctus.com). “Quality and durability were our main concern, and these Fujinon lenses met both of those requirements.”

Since the new equipment went into service, the Grass Valley LDK-3000 cameras and Fujinon ZA17x7.6 HD ENG lenses have already been used for HD video production at several high-profile events, including recent Dave Matthews Band concerts, auto shows, and special events at the 2011 International CES Show, in Las Vegas, NV. Creative Technology plans to deploy the 10 new camera packages to a variety of corporate, sales, and tradeshow events being held all over the world.

“Fujinon lenses are excellent, reliable, and durable HD-quality lenses,” Meckler added. “They are a great asset for Creative Technology’s top of the line inventory, and they help enhance what we offer our clients for their events.”

The Fujinon ZA17x7.6BERD-S HD ENG lens and other models in Fujinon’s ZA Select HD Series feature the DIGI POWER digital servo control system and advanced QUICKZOOM performance. This compact, cost-effective, 2/3-inch lens has a focal length of 7.6 at the wide end and 130mm at the telephoto end; with a 2X extender. It also offers a maximum relative aperture is 1:1.8 for 7.6 through 102mm, and 1:2.3 at 130mm.