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Pentax HD PENTAX DA 18-50mm f/4.0-5.6 DC WR RE Lens

BH #PE185045DA • MFR #21357
Pentax HD PENTAX DA 18-50mm f/4.0-5.6 DC WR RE Lens
Key Features
  • K Mount Lens/APS-C Format
  • 27.5-76.5mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • Aperture Range: f/4.0-5.6 to 22-32
  • Aspherical Elements
Offering flexibility in a compact package, the K-mount HD PENTAX DA 18-50mm f/4.0-5.6 DC WR RE Lens from Pentax features a retractable design which significantly shortens the lens when not in use, and has a versatile 35mm equivalent focal length of 27.5-76.5mm when used with APS-C cameras. The aperture is variable with a range of f/4.0-5.6 when wide open, and the lens utilizes aspherical lens elements to ensure edge-to-edge sharpness throughout the zoom range. Also, it utilizes both the HD PENTAX coating for limiting flare and ghosting for excellent contrast in your images as well as a Super Protect coating to ensure the lens elements aren't easily damaged or scratched.
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Pentax DA 18-50mm f/4.0-5.6 DC WR RE Overview

Offering flexibility in a compact package, the K-mount HD PENTAX DA 18-50mm f/4.0-5.6 DC WR RE Lens from Pentax features a retractable design which significantly shortens the lens when not in use, and has a versatile 35mm equivalent focal length of 27.5-76.5mm when used with APS-C cameras. The aperture is variable with a range of f/4.0-5.6 when wide open, and the lens utilizes aspherical lens elements to ensure edge-to-edge sharpness throughout the zoom range. Also, it utilizes both the HD PENTAX coating for limiting flare and ghosting for excellent contrast in your images as well as a Super Protect coating to ensure the lens elements aren't easily damaged or scratched.

Smooth, quiet autofocus is possible with the use of a direct current (DC) motor and it has the Quick-shift focus system for quickly switching to manual focus. The lens also has ten seals as part of the all-weather resistant construction, limiting potential damage from water, moisture, and dust. Additionally, it has a rounded 7-blade diaphragm and comes with a hood and lens caps.

Optical construction of 11 elements in 8 groups
Angle of view of 76-31.5°
Fully automatic diaphragm control
Front filter diameter of 58mm
Aperture is rounded at 18mm from f/4-5.6 and 50mm from f/5.6-8

Pentax DA 18-50mm f/4.0-5.6 DC WR RE Specs

Focal Length
18 to 50mm (35mm Equivalent: 27.5 to 76.5mm)
Maximum Aperture
f/4 to 5.6
Minimum Aperture
f/22 to 32
Lens Mount
Pentax K
Lens Format Coverage
APS-C
Angle of View
76° to 31.5°
Minimum Focus Distance
0.98' / 30 cm
Maximum Magnification
0.23x
Optical Design
11 Elements in 8 Groups
Diaphragm Blades
7, Rounded
Focus Type
Autofocus
Image Stabilization
No
Filter Size
58 mm (Front)
Dimensions (ø x L)
2.8 x 1.61" / 71 x 41 mm
Weight
5.57 oz / 158 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight
0.575 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
3.8 x 3.65 x 3.45"

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