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HD PENTAX-DA FISH-EYE 10-17mm F3.5-4.5 ED DSLR Lens

The HD PENTAX-DA FISH-EYE 10-17mm F3.5-4.5E is a redesigned zoom lens that includes the newest HD coating and new exterior to match the newest digital SLR fashions. This fish-eye zoom lens supplies a zoom vary protecting fish-eye to ultra-wide angles.

The HD PENTAX-DA FISH-EYE 10-17mm F3.5-4.5 ED can be obtainable in August 2019, priced at £499.99.

Ricoh UK Press Launch

HD PENTAX-DA FISH-EYE 10-17mm F3.5-4.5 ED: A fish-eye zoom lens in a redesigned physique to be used with Ok-mount digital SLR cameras, that includes the newest HD Coating to additional improve picture high quality 

LONDON, July 9, 2019 -RICOH COMPANY, LTD. and RICOH IMAGING COMPANY, LTD. are happy to announce the launch of the HD PENTAX-DA FISH-EYE 10-17mm F3.5-4.5 ED. Designed to be used with PENTAX Ok-mount digital SLR cameras, this fish-eye zoom lens supplies a zoom vary protecting fish-eye to ultra-wide angles.

The event of this new zoom lens was primarily based on the at present marketed smc PENTAX-DA FISH-EYE 10-17mmF3.5-4.5ED (IF), whereas conducting an intensive evaluate of lens coatings. The high-grade, multi-layer HD Coating has been utilized to the optical components for high-contrast pictures with edge-to-edge sharpness and freed from flare and ghost pictures. The outside has been redesigned with a detachable lens hood and matches the newest PENTAX Ok-mount digital SLR fashions. When mounted on a PENTAX Ok-1 or PENTAX Ok-1 Mark II digicam physique, the photographer can take away the lens hood to provide practically round fish-eye pictures.

Predominant Options of the brand new HD PENTAX-DA FISH-EYE 10-17mm F3.5-4.5 ED

1. HD Coating to boost imaging energy

After an intensive evaluate of lens coatings, PENTAX utilized HD Coating* — PENTAX’ newest multi-layer coating — to the lens. In comparison with typical multi-layer coatings, this high-performance, multi-layer coating reduces common reflectance within the seen mild vary by greater than 50 p.c and improves mild transmittance, to minimise the hostile results of flare and ghost pictures even in demanding lighting conditions comparable to backlighting. This zoom lens additionally incorporates an Additional-low Dispersion (ED) glass factor to successfully compensate for chromatic aberration for extra-clear, high-contrast pictures.

* HD is the abbreviation of Excessive Definition.

2. Zoom vary protecting the fish-eye angle

When mounted on a PENTAX digital SLR digicam physique, this zoom lens supplies a 180-degree diagonal angle of view within the APS-C format at a focal size of 10mm to ship eye-catching fish-eye pictures. For the reason that angle of view shifts dramatically with a slight change of focal size, the photographer can simply create visible expressions typical of an ultra-wide-angle lens, comparable to exaggerated perspective, distorted topics and a pan-focus impact to seize the complete picture area in focus.

3. New exterior design to match newest digital SLR fashions

Whereas retaining the general dimension of the unique smc PENTAX-DA 10-17mm F3.5-4.5 ED(IF), this zoom lens encompasses a completely new exterior design, much like that of the newest DA and D FA-series lenses. This new look additionally makes it an ideal companion for the latest Ok-series digital SLR fashions. Though it’s an ultra-wide-angle zoom lens, it has been designed to be extraordinarily compact and light-weight. The detachable lens hood permits for practically round fish-eye pictures* to develop the vary of photographic alternatives, when mounted on a PENTAX Ok-1 or PENTAX Ok-1 Mark II digicam physique.

* When the lens hood is eliminated with the Crop Perform set to FF mode, there could also be vignetting and/or lowered imaging efficiency on the edges of the picture area, as a result of the ensuing picture accommodates components outdoors the lens’ picture circle.

4. SP Coating to repel stains

SP (Tremendous Shield) Coating, extremely repellent to water, grease and dust, utilized to the lens’ entrance floor utilizing a PENTAX-exclusive fluorine deposition course of, makes it simple to take away any stains comparable to fingerprints. This frees the photographer from fear in outside photographic conditions.

5. Different options

・Fast-Shift Focus System, to supply immediate shift to manual-focus operation after locking the topic in focus throughout AF operation by urgent the shutter launch button midway down; usable at any time throughout AF operation

・A minimal focusing distance of 14 centimetres, permitting the photographer to maneuver in as shut as roughly 2.5 centimetres from the entrance finish of the lens to the topic, for ultra-close-up {photograph}

HD PENTAX-DA FISH-EYE 10-17mm F3.5-4.5 ED

RRP: £499.99

Availability: August 2019

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