(as of Jun 20,2021 00:19:27 UTC – Details)
This large-aperture, single-focus standard lens is the newest model in the acclaimed PENTAX Star (*) series — the line-up boasting the best imaging performance of all PENTAX lenses for use with K-mount digital SLR cameras. PENTAX conducted an extensive review of its in-house standards for the premier Star series for the new lens, demanding the maximum reduction of various aberrations in order to deliver the highest image quality. PENTAX also designed the lens to provide excellent imaging performance with all compatible camera bodies — including next-generation digital SLR cameras which will feature improved image quality and performance. The new lens delivers the superb imaging power demanded of a new-generation, high-performance Star-series lens, delivering exceptional resolving power from the centre 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 for exceptionally low reflection, 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.
LIMITED QUANTITY: Only 600 units available worldwide. The lens’s high-grade silver coating color is deisnged for coordination with silver-edition camera bodies.
FEATURE: Each lens has been given a unique serial number, from 0000001 to 0000600, to further express its exclusiveness.
IN-CAMERA SHAKE REDUCTION (SR): The PENTAX digital SLR K series cameras are equipped with the SR mechanism built into the camera body. Because shake reduction is applied in the camera body, this mean that any lens compatible with the K-Series cameras will benefit from image stabilisation.
Pentax Star Series lens: a new-generation, high-performance star-series lens delivering Superb imaging quality and Exceptional resolving power.
PENTAX ORIGINAL LENS COATING: Thanks to PENTAX-original lens coating technologies ー including the latest Aero Bright Coating II that assures exceptionally low reflectance, as well as the high-grade HD Coating — it produces extra-sharp, high-contrast images that are free of flare and ghosting..MAXIMUM APERTURE F1.4: This lens boasts an extra-large F1.4 maximum aperture, useful with many different subjects in a range of applications, including portraiture with an effectively defocused background, and hand-held shooting of indoor scenes or in low light conditions..ALL WEATHER (AW): This lens features a dependable dustproof, weather-resistant structure to prevent the intrusion of water and dust into the lens interior..NEWLY DEVELOPED RING-TYPE ULTRASONIC WAVE MOTOR SDM: Generates as much as 7.5 times the torque of the conventional SDM installed in existing lenses..ROUNDED DIAPHRAGM: Nine-blade, round-shaped diaphragm to produce a natural, beautiful bokeh (defocus) effect up to an aperture of F2.8..SUPER PROTECT COATING: PENTAX-original SP coating uses fluorine treatment on the front surface of the lens. This prevents adhesion of dust, water drops, grease and other substances..Optical zoom: 1.0 multiplier_x
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