smc DA18-270mm F3.5-6.3 ED SDMThis lens features a super high magnification of approximately 15X with a ultrasonic drive AV and enables shooting from wide to super telephoto.
This high-magnification zoom lens offers 15-times zoom ratio to cover focal lengths from wide angle to super telephoto. Its built-in supersonic AF driving mechanism achieves both smooth, quiet AF operation and a compact, lightweight body. Its extraordinary wide angle-to-long-telephoto zoom coverage makes this zoom lens extremely versatile and handy, as it allows the user to effortlessly capture a wide variety of subjects, ranging from landscapes and snapshots to sports events, without the need to change lenses.
smc PENTAX DA18-270mm F3.5-6.3 ED SDM
A zoom lens for use with K-mount APS-C-format digital SLR cameras, with a wide zoom range of the line up
The smc PENTAX DA18-270mm F3.5-6.3 ED SDM is the perfect solution for traveling without the complete equipment for PENTAX cameras with APS-C sensor.
When mounted on a PENTAX K-mount interchangeable-lens digital camera body, this zoom lens offers a 15-times zoom ratio covering focal lengths equivalent to 27.5mm wide angle to 414mm super telephoto in the 35mm format.
This allows the photographer to capture a wide range of scenes and subjects without changing lenses ranging from macro photography shots, such casual applications as scenery, snapshot and portraiture to long-range sports photography. Its newly designed optics is the key to achieving such wide zoom coverage in a compact, lightweight body, for optimal versatility and manoeuvrability.
High imaging performance
Incorporating two extra-low dispersion (ED) elements in its optics, this zoom lens delivers bright, high-resolution images even at the edges, while effectively minimizing chromatic aberration.
The rounded diaphragm produces a smooth, beautiful bokeh (out-of-focus rendition), while minimizing the streaking effect of point light sources.
The lens is offering a minimum focusing distance of 0.49m over the entire zoom range, with amagnification factor of 0.26x.
Supersonic AF motor (SDM)
Thanks to the incorporation of the PENTAX-original SDM autofocus system driven by a built-in supersonic motor, this zoom lens offers exceptionally smooth and quiet autofocus operation.
When mounted on an SDM-compatible PENTAX K-mount lens-interchangeable digital camera body*, the focus mode is automatically switched to SDM-assisted autofocusing to ensure dependable, flawless AF operation.
* This lens is compatible with the K-3 Mark III, K-3II, K-3, K-5 II, K-5 II s, K-30, K-01, K-5, K-r, K-7, K-x, K-m, K20D, K200D, K100D Super and K10D camera bodies (with Ver. 1.30 or later firmware installed).
When mounted on other camera bodies, the focus mode is automatically switched to manual.
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16 elements in 13 groups
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approx. 65.8 mm x 89mm