Ricoh Imaging has announced the new PENTAX D FA 24-70mm f2.8ED lens with full-frame sensor support. It is possible that firm is rushing to prepare for its first launch of full-frame DSLR camera early next year. With a focal length range of 24mm stretches to 70mm, new HD Pentax-D FA lenses fitted with the latest optical elements technology could be able to compete with rivals such as Nikon 24-70mm, Tamron 24-70mm or Canon EF 24-70mm. The outside appearance of the lens still has a familiar design with large zoom ring. The Pentax lenses have green border and Roan’s red rubber mounting. Pentax also not forget to add large zoom range to avoid losing control on every subject.
It has a weather-resistant design with special protections to effectively prevent the intrusion of water into the lens interior. Pentax also note that you need to mount this lens on a DSLR camera body, it assures a durable, dependable digital imaging system that performs superbly in demanding shooting settings. The PENTAX D FA 24-70mm f2.8ED SDM lens is compatible with the full-frame 35mm format sensor and 37mm to 107mm when mounted on the PENTAX K-series camera bodies.
The PENTAX Lenses comes with a large F/2.8 aperture which enough to compete with the other seniors. Pentax also not forget to deliver speed, sharpness and performance, while producing a beautiful soft bokeh. Regarding internal optical structure, the lens has 17 elements in 12 groups. Pentax used new optics feature three ED (Extra-low Dispersion), one special anomalous-dispersion-glass aspherical optical element and three aspherical optical elements.
Pentax said with this structure and multiple elements, lens support super high-resolution sensor, for superior image quality as well as resistance to distortion at wide focal length and limit aberrations. The company also did not forget to add multi-layer HD Coating to increase light transmission and reducing the optical phenomena as unwanted ghosts, glare etc. Pentax lens also favor in new SDM electric motor system (Supersonic Direct-drive Motor), for faster, quick and smooth autofocus. Quick-Shift Focus system is also integrated for users to switch faster between manual focus and autofocus.
PENTAX D FA 24-70mm f2.8ED Lens Specifications:
- Dimensions of 88.5 x 109.5 mm
- Weight of 787g
- Compatible Mountings: Pentax KAF
- Focal Length: 24-70mm
- Focal Length (APS-C): 37-107mm
- Maximum Aperture: f/2.8
- Maximum Focal Length: 70
- Lens Construction: 17 elements in 12 groups
- Min. Focusing Distance: 0.38m
- Max. Magnification: 0.20x
- HD Coating, Quick-Shift Focus, SDM Focus, Weather Resistant
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