Kowa PROMINAR MFT 8.5mm f/2.8 Lens (Green)

BH #KO85MF28MFTG • MFR #KP8.5MMF2.8MFTG
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Kowa PROMINAR MFT 8.5mm f/2.8 Lens (Green)
Key Features
  • Super Wide Angle Lens for MFT Format
  • f/2.8 and T3.0 Max Aperture and T-Stop
  • 9-Blade Circular Iris
  • 17 Lens Elements in 14 Groups
The Kowa PROMINAR MFT 8.5mm Lens, in green, is a super wide angle manual focus lens for the Micro Four Thirds sensor format. Compact, stylish, and featuring advanced optics and Japanese construction drawing on 60+ years of Kowa's optical heritage, the lens is a suitable choice for sophisticated MFT cameras such as the Panasonic GH5. It features a 9-blade circular iris with f/2.8 and T3.0 maximum aperture and T-stop, and is designed with 17 lens elements in 14 groups. It is a fully multi-coated XD lens (extra-low dispersion glass) that can help you achieve reduced chromatic aberration.
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Kowa PROMINAR MFT 8.5mm f/2.8 Lens (Green)

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Kowa PROMINAR MFT 8.5mm f/2.8 Overview

The Kowa PROMINAR MFT 8.5mm Lens, in green, is a super wide angle manual focus lens for the Micro Four Thirds sensor format. Compact, stylish, and featuring advanced optics and Japanese construction drawing on 60+ years of Kowa's optical heritage, the lens is a suitable choice for sophisticated MFT cameras such as the Panasonic GH5. It features a 9-blade circular iris with f/2.8 and T3.0 maximum aperture and T-stop, and is designed with 17 lens elements in 14 groups. It is a fully multi-coated XD lens (extra-low dispersion glass) that can help you achieve reduced chromatic aberration.

Key Features

Dual Link Iris
A Dual Link Iris system allows you to switch between silent and click-stop aperture adjustment.

Circular Aperture
A 9-blade aperture ensures that the diaphragm is circular at all f-stops, providing for a more natural impression.

Floating Mechanism System
The floating mechanism system is effective in preventing malfunction and increasing the life of the lens. Tests have shown high optical performance at all supported subject distances.

Aluminum Alloy Construction
All internal parts are protected by a solid and rigid aluminum housing.
UPC: 879110004877

Kowa PROMINAR MFT 8.5mm f/2.8 Specs

Focal Length8.5mm
Lens MountMicro Four Thirds
FormatMFT
Maximum T-StopT3.0
Maximum F-Stopf/2.8
Diagonal Angle of ViewMFT: 106°
Horizontal Angle of ViewMFT: 93.5°
Minimum Focus Distance from Image Plane7.87" / 0.2 m
Optical Design17 Elements in 14 Groups
Iris Blades9
Filter Thread86 mm
Focus ScalesNone
Maximum Magnification Ratio1:12.5
Tripod Mounting ThreadNone
Weight15.52 oz / 440 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight1.95 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)6.5 x 5.1 x 4.9"
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