SMC 16-50mm f/2.8 ED AL (IF) SDM DA* series zoom lens has a 35mm focal length equivalent of 24-75mm and encompasses a number of features that makes it an ideal go to lens for everyday photography needs. The lens comes with Pentaxs Super Protect (SP) coating plus two ED (Extra-Low Dispersion) elements and three aspherical elements all encases in a water resistant and dust resistant construction. The lens has a total of 15 elements arranged in 12 groups and has a 9-blade aperture diaphragm.
A wide-angle zoom lens, designed exclusively for PENTAX digital SLR cameras, for those who wish to cover the immediate vicinity and beyond with high-performance and professional-grade workmanship.
The smc PENTAX DA Star 16-50mm F2.8 ED/AL (IF) is a high-performance, wide-angle zoom lens.
The tightly sealed, weather-resistant and dust-resistant construction enhances durability for use in both rainy and dusty conditions, making the DA Star 16-50mm lens a perfect companion for the weather-resistant PENTAX DSLR bodies.
The PENTAX-original SP (Super Protect) coating repels dust, water and grease to keep your lens clean and your image quality at its peak.
Two Extra-low Dispersion (ED) elements and three aspherical elements compensate for chromatic aberration.
Developed specifically for PENTAX digital SLR cameras.
Aspherical elements, extra low dispersion glass and PENTAX original lens coatings make this lens superior in contrast, clarity and edge-to edge sharpness.
The PENTAX-original Quick-Shift Focus System allows instant switching from autofocus to manual focus operation.
The SDM focus system incorporated in this lens results in a smoother, quieter autofocus operation using a built-in supersonic motor.
The focal length is equivalent to 24.5mm - 76.5mm in the 35mm format.