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Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 40-150mm f/4.0-5.6 R

Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 40-150mm f/4.0-5.6 R
Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 40-150mm f/4.0-5.6 R
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Initial Price: 
$240
  • Optimised for movie shooting with low focusing noise
  • 7 (Circular Aperture Diaphragm)
Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 40-150mm f/4.0-5.6 R
Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 40-150mm f/4.0-5.6 R
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Overview

Description by Olympus:

The latest generation of the M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 40-150mm 1:4.0-5.6 R (35mm equivalent focal length: 40-300mm) has now arrived. It features a brand new optimised overall design in a stylish metal look. It’s small, lightweight and variable in performance, perfect for close-up portraits or long distant scenes and it is flexible for indoor or outdoor use. You can use this high power zoom as perfect companion of your standard kit lens without travelling with too much equipment. It comes with a unique screw drive mechanism, which is especially quiet and fast (MSC) perfect for shooting films and taking rapid-fire still shots. It keeps you on your toes for your next subject, whether moving or not.

  • Special renewed design
  • Stylish metallic look
  • Perfect to take close up images
  • Extreme fast high-speed contrast AF
  • Optimised for movie shooting with low focusing noise
  • 3.8x zoom - Telephoto zoom lens
  • Circular aperture diaphragm
  • Optional lens hood is available (LH-61D)
  • Compact and lightweight for easy transport

Reviews

"The Olympus M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 40-150mm 1:4-5.6 R is a quite good entry-level telephoto zoom lens. It may not be a cracker in terms of delivered resolution but it is no show-stopper either. The image quality is quite impressive in the low to mid portion of the zoom range. At 150mm it is somewhat weaker but not terribly so. Image distortions are usually cared about by the camera's auto-correction mechanism but technically they are only very obvious at 40mm anyway (in RAW data only). Vignetting is usually nothing to worry about either. Lateral CAs can get obvious at 40mm but they're not

Post date: 30/12/2012 - 07:26

Specifications

Initial Price: 
$240
Release Date: 
08/2010
Specifications
Lens type: 
Zoom
Lens Mount: 
Micro Four Thirds Mount
AF Motor type: 
Inner focus with screw drive mechanism
Optical characteristics
Focal Length: 
40 - 150mm
Angle of view: 
30° - 8.2°
Zoom Ratio: 
3.8x
Max Magnification: 
0.16x (35 mm equivalent: 0.32x)
Lens construction: 
13 lenses in 10 groups
Diaphragm Blades: 
7 aperture blades circular opening
Maximum Aperture: 
f/0.0
Minimum Aperture: 
f/22
Minimum Focusing Distance: 
0.90m
Stabilization system : 
No
Physical characteristics
Diameter: 
63.5mm
Length: 
83.0mm
Weight: 
190 g
Body material: 
Plastic with plastic mount
Weather sealing: 
No
Filter Diameter: 
58 mm

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