Pentax HD DA Fisheye 10-17mm f/3.5-4.5 ED Lens Announced, Priced $499.95, Available for Pre-Order

Pentax HD DA Fisheye 10-17mm f3.5-4.5 ED

Ricoh has just officially announced the new Pentax HD DA Fisheye 10-17mm f/3.5-4.5 ED lens. It is designed for Pentax APS-C cameras, featuring a new coatings, offering a 180 degree field-of-view and a minimum focus distance of 14cm, a total of 10 elements, now with ‘HD’ and ‘Super Protective” coatings. This new lens costs $499.95, first available for Pre-Order at B&H.

Below are the detailed specifications:

Principal specifications
Lens type Zoom lens
Max Format size APS-C / DX
Focal length 10–17 mm
Lens mount Pentax KAF
Aperture
Maximum aperture F3.5–4.5
Minimum aperture F22–32
Aperture ring No
Number of diaphragm blades 6
Optics
Elements 10
Groups 8
Special elements / coatings ED element, HD + Super Protective coatings
Focus
Minimum focus 0.14 m (5.51)
Maximum magnification 0.39×
Autofocus Yes
Motor type Screw drive from camera
Full time manual Yes
Focus method Internal
Distance scale Yes
DoF scale No
Physical
Weight 317 g (0.70 lb)
Diameter 68 mm (2.68)
Length 70 mm (2.76)
Sealing No
Colour Black
Zoom method Rotary (extending)
Hood supplied Yes
Tripod collar No
  • 15 to 25.5mm Focal Length Equivalency and f/3.5-4.5 Maximum Aperture
  • HD Lens Coating
  • Quick-Shift Focus System
  • SP Lens Coating
  • Optical Design
  • Rounded Diaphragm Blades
  • Removable Bayonet Hood

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