Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 300mm F4 IS Pro Lens Announced, Price $2,499, Available for Pre-order

Olympus M.Zuiko ED 300mm F4 Pro IS lens

Olympus has just officially announced the new M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 300mm f/4 IS PRO Lens. This is the first Olympus interchangeable lens to be equipped with in-lens IS (image stabilisation). With excellent mobility, these features make previously difficult hand-held super-telephoto shooting possible. The price is for $2,499, available for pre-order at ( Amazon/ B&H/ Adorama).

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PRODUCT HIGHLIGHTS

  • Micro Four Thirds Mount
  • 600mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • Aperture Range: f/4 to 22
  • Three HR Elements & One E-HR Element
  • Three Super ED Elements & Z Coating Nano
  • High-Speed MSC Imager AF
  • 5-Axis Sync Image Stabilization
  • Minimum Focus Distance: 4.6′
  • Splash, Dust, & Freezeproof Construction
  • Manual Focus Clutch and L-Fn Button

See also Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 300mm f/4 IS PRO Lens Sample Images

Specifications:

Principal specifications
Lens type Prime lens
Max Format size FourThirds
Focal length 300 mm
Image stabilisation Yes (4 stops (6 stops with E-M1 and E-M5 II))
Lens mount Micro Four Thirds
Aperture
Maximum aperture F4.0
Minimum aperture F22.0
Aperture ring No
Number of diaphragm blades 9
Optics
Elements 17
Groups 10
Special elements / coatings Three super ED, one extra-high refractive, three high refractive elements + ZERO nano coating
Focus
Minimum focus 1.40 m (55.12)
Maximum magnification 0.24×
Autofocus Yes
Motor type Micro-type ultrasonic
Full time manual Yes
Focus method Internal
Distance scale No
DoF scale No
Focus distance limiter Yes
Physical
Weight 1270 g (2.80 lb)
Diameter 93 mm (3.64)
Length 227 mm (8.94)
Sealing Yes
Colour Black
Zoom method Rotary (extending)
Power zoom No
Filter thread 77.0 mm
Hood supplied Yes
Tripod collar Yes

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