HD PENTAX-D FA★85mm F1.4 ED SDM AW Lens Officially Announced

Ricoh has just officially announced the new HD PENTAX-D FA★85mm F1.4 ED SDM AW Lens. It is a fast medium telephoto prime for Pentax full-frame DSLRs, featuring three Super ED elements, a newly designed ring-type SDM motor, weather-sealed and  a Super Protect coating to resist water and oil. This new lens costs $1,899 and will start shipping in mid-June.

Below are the detailed specifications of HD Pentax-D FA* 85mm F1.4 ED SDM AW lens:

Principal specifications
Lens type Prime lens
Max Format size 35mm FF
Focal length 85 mm
Image stabilization No
Lens mount Pentax KAF4
Aperture
Maximum aperture F1.4
Minimum aperture F16
Aperture ring No
Number of diaphragm blades 9
Optics
Elements 12
Groups 10
Special elements / coatings 1 aspherical + 3 Super ED elements, HD coating
Focus
Minimum focus 0.85 m (33.46)
Maximum magnification 0.12×
Autofocus Yes
Motor type Ring-type ultrasonic
Full time manual Yes
Focus method Internal
Distance scale Yes
DoF scale No
Physical
Weight 1255 g (2.77 lb)
Diameter 95 mm (3.74)
Length 124 mm (4.88)
Sealing Yes
Colour Black
Filter thread 82 mm
Hood supplied Yes

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