HD PENTAX-D FA★ 50mmF1.4 SDM AWA new-generation, high-performance Star-series lens delivering superb imaging power and exceptional resolving power
This large-aperture, single-focus standard lens is the newest model in the acclaimed PENTAX Star (★) series — the lineup boasting the best imaging performance of all PENTAX lenses for use with K-mount digital SLR cameras. The lens delivers the superb imaging power demanded of a new-generation, high-performance Star-series lens, assuring exceptional resolving power from the center to the edges of the image field, even when set to open aperture.
Thanks to PENTAX-original lens coating technologies — including the latest Aero Bright Coating II assuring exceptionally low reflectance, and the high-grade HD Coating — it produces extra-sharp, high-contrast images free of flare and ghost images. Its dustproof, weather-resistant body also makes it extremely dependable and durable for shooting in demanding outdoor conditions.
This lens features a KAF4 lens mount compatible with an electromagnetic diaphragm control system. Cameras compatible with this system are K-1 Mark II, K-1, K-3 II, KP, K-70, K-3, K-S2, K-S1 and K-50. For K-1, K-3 II, K-3, K-S2, K-S1 and K-50, the camera’s firmware must be upgraded to the latest version.
If this lens is mounted on a camera without proper firmware upgrade, its diaphragm control mechanism becomes inactive, making it impossible to obtain correct exposure.
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HD PENTAX-D FA★ 50mmF1.4 SDM AW
21260 Black, 23340 Silver
Equivalent to 76.5mm in 35mm format (when attached to PENTAX APS-C size DSLR cameras)
15 elements in 9 groups
Angle of View (Diagonal)
47°(when attached to PENTAX 35mm full-frame SLR cameras)
31.5°(when attached to PENTAX APS-C size DSLR cameras)
Minimum Focusing Distance
Number of Diaphragm Blades
Rounded diaphragm （50mm:F1.4-F2.8）
Maximum Diameter x Length
approx. 80mm x 106mm (approx. 3.1in. x 4.2in.)
approx. 910g / with hood approx. 955g
(approx. 32.1 oz./ with hood approx. 33.7oz.)
85% or less (no condensation)
Lens Hood PH-RBB72, Lens Cap O-LC72,
Lens Mount Cap K,Lens Case S100-140
Aero Bright Coating II
SP (Super Protect) Coating
AW (All Weather Resistant)
Quick-shift Focus System (QFS/M)
SDM (Ultrasonic Motor)