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HD PENTAX-D FA70-200mmF2.8 ED DC AW

  • Dustproof & weather-resistant
  • DC
  • Quick-Shift Focus
  • SP coating
  • Aero Bright Coating II
  • HD Coating
  • Round Diaphragm

When mounted on an APS-C format digital SLR camera:
equivalent to 107mm to 307mm(in the 35mm format)

Lens construction
19 elements / 16 groups
Minimum focusing distance
1.2m (3.9 ft.)
Filter size
77mm
Diameter x length
Approx.91.5mm x 203mm (3.6 in. x 8 in.)
Weight
Approx.1755g

This large-aperture telephoto zoom lens has a maximum aperture of F2.8 over its entire zoom range. Thanks to advanced coating technologies including the newly developed Aero Bright Coating II and HD Coating, it delivers clear, high-contrast images with minimal flare and ghost images, even in backlit scenes. With the incorporation of four Anomalous Dispersion glass elements, two ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass elements and two Super ED glass elements to assure excellent compensation of chromatic aberration, this lens assures remarkable imaging performance across the entire image field — from the center to the edges — at all focal lengths.

HD PENTAX-D FA50mmF1.4 SDM AW

  • Dustproof & weather-resistant
  • SDM
  • Quick-Shift Focus
  • SP coating
  • Aero Bright Coating II
  • HD Coating
  • Round Diaphragm

When mounted on an APS-C format digital SLR camera:
equivalent to 76.5mm(in the 35mm format)

Lens construction
15 elements / 9 groups
Minimum focusing distance
0.4m (1.3ft)
Filter diameter
72mm
Maximum diameter x length
Approx. 80mm x 106mm(approx. 3.1 in. x 4.2 in.)
Weight
Approx. 910g

HD PENTAX-D FA★50mmF1.4 SDM AW

HD PENTAX-DA11-18mmF2.8ED DC AW

  • Dustprood, weather-resistant
  • DC motor
  • Quick-shift Focus
  • SP Coating
  • HD Coating
  • Rounded diaphragm
  • Focus Clamp Mechanism

When mounted on an APS-C format digital SLR camera:
equivalent to approx. 17mm~27.5m(in the 35mm format)

Lens construction
16 elements/ 11 groups
Minimum focusing distance
0.3m
Filter size
82mm
Diameter x length
approx. 90mm x 100mm
Weight
appro704g

HD PENTAX-DA★11-18mmF2.8ED DC AW

smc PENTAX-DA16-50mmF2.8 ED AL[IF] SDM

  • Dustproof & weather-resistant
  • SDM
  • Quick-Shift Focus
  • SP coating
  • Camera motor AF

When mounted on an APS-C format digital SLR camera:
equivalent to 24.5mm to 76.5mm(in the 35mm format)

Lens construction
15 elements / 12 groups
Minimum focusing distance
0.3m
Filter size
77mm
Diameter x length
84×98.5mm
Weight
565g

Featuring compact optics with two ED glass elements and three AL elements, this standard zoom lens produces high-resolution, high-contrast images with rich, brilliant color reproduction, while effectively compensating for chromatic and other aberrations. This high-performance zoom lens is also optimized for digital imaging, as it delivers well-illustrated, distortion-free images even at the ultra-wide-angle end, and provides a maximum aperture of F2.8 over the entire zoom range. To enhance holding comfort during shooting, it features the IF (Inner Focus) system, which keeps the total lens length unchanged to retain the optimum balance during focusing operations.

smc PENTAX-DA50-135mmF2.8 ED[IF] SDM

  • Dustproof & weather-resistant
  • SDM
  • Quick-Shift Focus
  • SP coating
  • Camera motor AF

When mounted on an APS-C format digital SLR camera:
equivalent to 76.5mm to 207mm(in the 35mm format)

Lens construction
18 elements / 14 groups
Minimum focusing distance
1.0m
Filter size
67mm
Diameter x length
76.5×136mm
Weight
685g

This high-performance zoom lens harmonizes a large F2.8 aperture with a compact body and ease of operation. Featuring three ED glass elements, it minimizes chromatic aberration, which affects image-forming performance. It delivers sharp images with very little color bleeding, even in the most minute details. It also helps to make the subject stand out by producing a smooth transition of gradations in the background. It can be used in a wide range of applications, including portraiture with a beautifully defocused background, stage performance shooting with the help of quiet SDM-driven autofocus operation, and outdoor photography.

smc PENTAX-DA60-250mmF4 ED[IF] SDM

  • Dustproof & weather-resistant
  • SDM
  • Quick-Shift Focus
  • SP coating
  • Camera motor AF

When mounted on an APS-C format digital SLR camera:
equivalent to 92mm to 383mm(in the 35mm format)

Lens construction
15 elements / 13 groups
Minimum focusing distance
1.1m
Filter size
67mm
Diameter x length
82×167.5mm
Weight
1040g

With an approximately 4.2-times zoom ratio, this lens covers the medium-telephoto to super-telephoto ranges, making it ideal for a wide range of subjects including portraiture, stage performance, sports events and outdoor activities. Featuring two ED glass elements, it delivers sharp images with brilliant color reproduction and minimal chromatic aberration. It also maintains the same F4 maximum aperture over the entire zoom range. Since its IF system eliminates the weight shift during focusing operation, you can combine it with the camera’s SR (Shake Reduction) mechanism to remove the camera from a tripod for worry-free handheld shooting.

smc PENTAX-DA55mmF1.4 SDM

  • Dustproof & weather-resistant
  • SDM
  • Quick-Shift Focus
  • SP coating
  • Aero Bright Coating
  • Round Diaphragm

When mounted on an APS-C format digital SLR camera:
equivalent to 84.5mm(in the 35mm format)

Lens construction
9 elements / 8 groups
Minimum focusing distance
0.45m
Filter size
58mm
Diameter x length
70.5×66mm
Weight
375g

This high-performance medium-telephoto lens features Aero Bright Coating to improve transmissivity to an unprecedented level, Anomalous Dispersion glass elements to minimize color bleeding, and state-of-the-art optics to optimize contrast and sharpness. Thanks to its large maximum aperture of F1.4 and Round Diaphragm (up to F2.8), it produces clear, high-resolution, high-quality images with a beautiful bokeh effect, lively colors and distinctive ambience. Its outstanding image power is ideal for portraiture.

smc PENTAX-DA200mmF2.8 ED[IF] SDM

  • Dustproof & weather-resistant
  • SDM
  • Quick-Shift Focus
  • SP coating
  • Camera motor AF
  • FF lens aberration correction

When mounted on an APS-C format digital SLR camera:
equivalent to 307mm(in the 35mm format)

Lens construction
9 elements / 8 groups
Minimum focusing distance
1.2m
Filter size
77mm
Diameter x length
83×134mm
Weight
825g

Incorporating ED glass elements into its second and third lenses, this telephoto lens reduces chromatic and other aberrations to a minimum, while delivering well-defined, high-resolution images with a beautiful bokeh effect and fine-detailed shadows. Its super-telephoto design creates unique visual effects, such as a shallow depth-of-field and a compressed perspective. Thanks to its large maximum aperture of F2.8, it can be comfortably used in handheld shooting. Its IF system also reduces the minimum focusing distance to a mere 1.2 meters, making it a useful tool in close-up photography.

smc PENTAX-DA300mmF4 ED[IF] SDM

  • Dustproof & weather-resistant
  • SDM
  • Quick-Shift Focus
  • SP coating
  • Camera motor AF
  • FF lens aberration correction

When mounted on an APS-C format digital SLR camera:
equivalent to 460mm(in the 35mm format)

Lens construction
8 elements / 6 groups
Minimum focusing distance
1.4m
Filter size
77mm
Diameter x length
83×184mm
Weight
1070g

Incorporating ED glass elements in its second and fifth lenses, and featuring the IF system in its optics, this super-telephoto lens effectively minimizes various aberrations which cause the deterioration of image quality. Despite its drastically downsized body, it delivers clear, high-contrast images. Thanks to such advanced technologies as SDM featured in its AF driving mechanism, it also assures smooth, comfortable operation, making it perfect for such active subjects as stage performers and athletes. It comes with a rotating tripod mount for quick, easy attachment to and removal from a tripod.

Lens references

Series


Star
A Star lens series produced through
the use of the latest optical technologies. It delivers the ultimate in digital images, and assures optimum image quality, operability and durability.
Limited A lens series delivering a truthful sense of depth and excellent imaging power that can’t be described by mere numerical values. Its machined aluminum-alloy body adds a sense of exclusivity.
D FA A lens series designed for 35mm full-frame digital SLR cameras, with compatibility with APS-C-format models.
DA A compact, lightweight lens series designed for APS-C-format digital SLR cameras. The series is optimized for digital imaging, and provides a wide selection of models.
DA L A lightweight version of the DA series with a plastic mount, available only as
a part of camera kits and not sold independently.
FA A lens series designed for 35mm film-format SLR cameras. This long-selling series has been highly acclaimed by professionals because of its exceptional color reproduction.
FA J A compact, lightweight lens series developed by removing an aperture ring from the FA-series models.

Function

AW A lens featuring a dustproof, weather-resistant structure
(AW stands for All Weather).
WR A lens featuring a weather-resistant structure (WR stands for Weather Resistant).
SDM A lens featuring an AF mechanism driven by SDM (Supersonic Direct-drive Motor).
DC A lens featuring an AF mechanism driven by DC (Direct Current) motor.
PLM A lens featuring an AF mechanism directly linked to a lead screw and driven by PLM (Pulse Motor).
[IF] A lens featuring the IF (Inner Focus) system.
AL A lens featuring aspherical lens elements for effective compensation of spherical aberration.
ED A lens featuring ED (Extra-Low Dispersion) glass elements for effective compensation of chromatic aberration.
MACRO/
Macro
A lens providing magnification in macro photography.
RE A lens featuring a retractable mechanism.
  • Note:
    In some lenses, function titles may be omitted from their names, even if they feature such functions.