Overview: The smc Pentax-DA 55-300mm F4-5.8ED is a 5.45x telephoto zoom lens for Pentax D-SLR and interchangeable lens cameras. Its
35mm equivalent is 82.5-450mm, and is ideal for moderate to long shots.
Lens Mount: The lens has a KAF-mount,
and can fit Pentax D-SLR and interchangeable lens cameras with KAF,
KAF2 and KAF3 mounts. This includes
the Pentax K-5 and K-01 cameras.
Zoom Ring: With the 55-300mm lens, zooming is performed by
rotating the zoom ring (closest to the camera body). Markings are provided at 55,
70, 100, 200, and 300mm.
Lens Hood: The lens kit includes the PH-RBG 58mm lens hood to keep
unwanted light out of the lens, and protect the front of the lens. It has a PL
filter window which can be opened for facilitate the manipulation of the
circular polarizing filter when the lens hood is attached. The hood can
be reverse-mounted on the lens for storage. When installed, the hood adds
approximately 2" to the overall length of the lens.
ED Glass: The Extra-low Dispersion (ED) glass lens element offers superior sharpness with minimum chromatic aberration.
Super Protect: The Pentax-original SP (Super Protect)
coating repels dust, water, and grease to help keep the lens clean.
- Focal Length: 55-300mm
- 35mm Equivalent: 82.5-450mm
- Lens Construction: 12 elements in 8 groups
- Mount Type: KAF-mount
- Maximum Aperture: F4-F5.8
- Minimum Aperture: F22-F32
- Maximum Magnification: 0.28x
- Angle of View: 29° to 5.4°
- Minimum Focus Distance: 4.67'
- Lens Hood: PH-RBG 58mm
- Filter Diameter: 58mm
- Diameter: 2.792"
- Length: 4.766" (5.211" w/caps)
- Weight: 15.5 ounces (16.6 oz w/lens hood)
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