SMC 12-24mm f/4.0 ED AL (IF) DA series zoom lens is a wide angle zoom lens with a focal length range of 12-24 (35mm equivalent of 18-36mm). It features Pentaxs Super Protect (SP) coating which prevents grease, dirt, dust and fingerprints from smearing the lens front elements. The lens has a total of 13 elements arranged in 11 groups including ED (Extra-Low Dispersion) glass elements and a 8-blade aperture diaphragm.
The PENTAX ultra wide-angle DA 12-24mm zoom epitomizes versatility. It gives a 99 degree maximum angle of view and near macro capability for more true-to-life image reproduction. It is the ideal choice for wide-angle photographers who want the maximum angle of view possible in a non-fisheye lens.
The PENTAX-original SP (Super Protect) coating repels dust, water and grease to keep your lens clean and your image quality at its peak.
Extra-low Dispersion (ED) glass offers superior sharpness with minimal chromatic aberration.
Developed specifically for PENTAX digital SLR cameras.
The PENTAX-original Quick-Shift Focus System allows instant switching from autofocus to manual focus operation.
The focal length is equivalent to 18.5mm-37mm in the 35mm format.