Olympus LH-48B Lens Hood for M.Zuiko Digital 17mm f/1.8 Lens (Silver)

BH #OLLH48S • MFR #V324482SW000
Olympus LH-48B Lens Hood for M.Zuiko Digital 17mm f/1.8 Lens (Silver)
Key Features
  • Blocks Stray Light from Entering Lens
  • Protects Lens
  • Silver Metal Design Complements Lens
  • 46mm Diameter Threading
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The silver LH-48B Lens Hood for M.Zuiko Digital 17mm f/1.8 Lens from Olympus is a metal lens hood designed specifically for the above mentioned 17mm f/1.8 lens. The primary purpose of a lens hood is to deflect unwanted light from entering the lens and producing flare. It can also provide a degree of protection for the lens from accidental impact and the elements. A dedicated lens hood is designed specifically for the focal length of its lens and provides enough extension to deflect light without intruding on the image frame.
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Olympus LH-48B Overview

The silver LH-48B Lens Hood for M.Zuiko Digital 17mm f/1.8 Lens from Olympus is a metal lens hood designed specifically for the above mentioned 17mm f/1.8 lens. The primary purpose of a lens hood is to deflect unwanted light from entering the lens and producing flare. It can also provide a degree of protection for the lens from accidental impact and the elements. A dedicated lens hood is designed specifically for the focal length of its lens and provides enough extension to deflect light without intruding on the image frame.

UPC: 050332184657

Olympus LH-48B Specs

Rear Lens Thread Diameter46 mm
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.14 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)4.3 x 3.4 x 1.85"
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question

I've read that this hood attaches via a thumb screw -- Can it be reversed on the lens for easy storage and if so, is it securely attached in the reverse position or is the screw still required when it's in the reversed position?
Asked by: Siegfried R.
yes it can be reversed.once reversed I lightly tighten the screw to secureworks well
Answered by: Geoff H.
Date published: 2018-08-25

question

What I am looking for is a full cap that I can put over the lens hood - not a cap for the lens. Can anyone suggest one that will fit the Olympus LH-48B?
Asked by: franklin M.
Hi Franklin, not quite sure what you're wanting here. If you are after a lenshood for the 17mm F1.8 lens, then the Olympus LH-48B is the one made for it. It reverses back onto the lens and stays there by tightening the screw - Olympus and Panasonic seem to both have this screw for some, but not all of their lenses. However by your question, it sounds like you're looking for a cover to put over the lens hood, why I can't fathom, so perhaps I've misunderstood your question. Anyway, hope this helps. Lyn, Australia
Answered by: Lyn F.
Date published: 2018-08-28

question

What I'm really looking for is a lens hood for the Olympus 17mm f2.8 lens, not the the f1.8. Does anyone know if there is one for that lens?Thanks
Asked by: John
B&H has several 37mm screw-in lens hoods... the Heliopan 71037H would surely work, but I think I'd try the General Brand 37mm Collapsible Rubber Lens Hood first. 17mm field of view isn't all THAT wide, and the rubber hoods collapse if they cause vignetting, but will still provide some protection from off-axis light.
Answered by: Denny C.
Date published: 2021-03-08

question

I have a 37mm filter on mine. How does the thumbscrew work? And why does it say 46mm screw in hood if the lens only accepts a 37mm filter????Thanks
Asked by: John
The hood attaches around the filter. The thumb screw pushes a semicircle band inside the diameter of the hood applying even pressure to hold it on. Its basically a clamp.
Answered by: Daniel M.
Date published: 2019-08-26
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