This large-aperture 3.3X Zoom lens is the first in the newly created "M.ZUIKO PRO" category. Covering a 35mm equivalent focal length of 24-80mm, this lens features all metallic construction and makes extensive use of high grade optical components including Dual Aspherical, High Refractive and ED lens elements configured in 9 groups to assure the highest level of reproduction. A fast maximum aperture of f2.8 throughout the zoom range, a manual focus clutch as well as Splash-proof, Dust-proof and Freeze-proof construction make it suitable for the most demanding professionals and enthusiasts. An "MSC" (movie and still compatible) AF lens drive system ensures fast and quiet auto-focusing - especially important when shooting HD movies. A seven blade circular aperture produces pleasing background defocusing effects. Included accessories are LH-66 Petal type hood, LC-62D Aluminum Protective Lens Cap, LR-2 Rear Lens Cap, LSC 0918 Lens Pouch and One Year World-Wide Warranty.
Focal Length - 12-40mm
35mm Equivalent Focal Length - 24-80mm
Lens Construction - 14 Elements in 9 Groups (Aspherical ED lens, 2 Aspherical lenses, DSA lens, 2 ED lenses, HD lens, 2 HR lenses)
Dust & Drip Proof - Yes
Focusing System - High-speed Imager AF (MSC) - Linear Motor Drive System
Angle of View - 84 - 30 Degree
Closest Focusing Distance - 7.87 inches
Maximum Image Magnification - 0.3x
35mm Equivalent Max. Image Magnification - 0.6x
Minimum Field Size - 58 x 44 mm
Number of Blades - 7 (Circular Aperture Diaphragm)
Maximum Aperture - f2.8
Minimum Aperture - f22
Filter Size - Diameter 62mm
Dimensions - Diameter 2.7" X 3.3"
Weight - 13.47 oz.