Ricoh Has Announced HD Pentax-DA 16-85mm F3.5-5.6 Lens

Ricoh Pentax 16-85mm

Ricoh has announced the HD Pentax-DA 16-85mm F3.5-5.6 ED DC WR standard zoom. This new lens will be available in November for $749.95.

Now, you can pre-order this lens at   Amazon / Adorama.


Principal specifications
Lens type Zoom lens
Max Format size APS-C / DX
Focal length 16–85 mm
Image stabilisation No
Lens mount Pentax KAF3
Maximum aperture F3.5 – F5.6
Minimum aperture F22.0 – F38.0
Aperture ring No
Number of diaphragm blades 7
Aperture notes Rounded aperture
Elements 16
Groups 12
Special elements / coatings HD, Super Protect coatings
Minimum focus 0.35 m (13.78)
Maximum magnification 0.26×
Autofocus Yes
Full time manual Unknown
Focus method Extending front
Distance scale No
DoF scale No
Weight 488 g (1.08 lb)
Diameter 78 mm (3.07)
Length 94 mm (3.7)
Sealing Yes
Colour Black
Zoom method Rotary (extending)
Power zoom No
Zoom lock No
Filter thread 72 mm
Hood supplied Yes
Hood product code PR-RBA72
Tripod collar No

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