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- K-Mount Lens/APS-C Format
- 17-27.5mm (35mm Equivalent)
- Aperture Range: f/2.8 to f/22
- Two Aspherical Elements, Two ED Elements
Covering a versatile range of wide-angle focal lengths, the HD Pentax DA* 11-18mm f/2.8 ED DC AW from Pentax is a 17-27.5mm-equivalent zoom for APS-C-format cameras. The lens's wide design and bright f/2.8 maximum aperture make it particularly well-suited to astrophotography applications, as well as landscape and interior shooting. The optical design incorporates a series of aspherical and low dispersion elements, which help to control distortion and color fringing for improved sharpness and clarity, and an Aero Bright II Coating has been applied to benefit contrast and color accuracy. Additionally, a Super Protect Coating, along with a weather-sealed design, make this lens suitable for use in trying weather conditions.
How will this lens behave on a FF body like the ...
How will this lens behave on a FF body like the K1?
Yes. It will work from 14-18mm.
Date published: 2022-05-19
Will this work with a K3 as well as the listed K3 ...
Will this work with a K3 as well as the listed K3 II, etc.?
Yes, the Pentax DA* 11-18mm F/2.8 ED DC AW lens is compatible with the Pentax K3 camera.
Date published: 2023-02-10
Product description mentions an “optional heating ...
Product description mentions an “optional heating device”. What would that be?
An example of a dew heater for the Pentax HD Pentax DA* 11-18mm f/2.8 ED DC AW Lens is this Neewer 15.7" USB Lens Heater for Camera & Telescope Lenses. https://bit.ly/3OaLkNn
Date published: 2024-01-18
Can large filter holders be thread attached to ...
Can large filter holders be thread attached to the front of this lens?
As long as the brand/model filter holder you own or are planning to purchase has 82mm adapter rings designed for use with the filter holder, then yes, you may attach a filter holder (with the 82mm adapter ring) to the filter threads on the front of the Pentax HD Pentax DA* 11-18mm f/2.8 ED DC AW Lens.
Date published: 2020-03-12