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Olympus M.Zuiko Digital 45mm f/1.8 Lens (Black)

BH #OL4518B • MFR #V311030BU000
Olympus M.Zuiko Digital 45mm f/1.8 Lens (Black)
Key Features
  • Micro Four Thirds System
  • 90mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • Aperture Range: f/1.8 to f/22
  • Two Extra-High Refractive Index Elements
Positioned as the perfect portrait prime, the black M.Zuiko Digital 45mm f/1.8 from Olympus is a sleek 90mm equivalent lens for Micro Four Thirds mirrorless cameras. The short-telephoto focal length pairs with a bright f/1.8 maximum aperture to benefit working in low-light conditions and also offers greater control over depth of field for producing selective focus effects. The optical construction of the lens incorporates two extra-high refractive index elements, which help to reduce distortion and spherical aberrations in order to realize notable sharpness and accurate rendering. Additionally, a Movie & Still Compatible (MSC) autofocus system is employed to deliver quick, quiet, and precise focusing performance to suit both video and photo applications.
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Olympus M.Zuiko Digital 45mm f/1.8 Overview

Positioned as the perfect portrait prime, the black M.Zuiko Digital 45mm f/1.8 from Olympus is a sleek 90mm equivalent lens for Micro Four Thirds mirrorless cameras. The short-telephoto focal length pairs with a bright f/1.8 maximum aperture to benefit working in low-light conditions and also offers greater control over depth of field for producing selective focus effects. The optical construction of the lens incorporates two extra-high refractive index elements, which help to reduce distortion and spherical aberrations in order to realize notable sharpness and accurate rendering. Additionally, a Movie & Still Compatible (MSC) autofocus system is employed to deliver quick, quiet, and precise focusing performance to suit both video and photo applications.

Portrait-length prime is designed for Micro Four Thirds mirrorless cameras and provides a 90mm equivalent focal length.
Fast f/1.8 maximum aperture helps to achieve shallow depth of field and selective focusing effects, and also benefits working in difficult lighting conditions.
Two extra-high refractive index elements are used to control distortion and spherical aberration for improved sharpness and clarity.
Movie & Still Compatible (MSC) autofocus system benefits both photo and video applications due to its smooth, quiet, and fast performance.
Rounded seven-blade diaphragm contributes to a pleasing bokeh quality.
UPC: 050332185791

Olympus M.Zuiko Digital 45mm f/1.8 Specs

Focal Length
45mm (35mm Equivalent: 90mm)
Maximum Aperture
f/1.8
Minimum Aperture
f/22
Lens Mount
Micro Four Thirds
Lens Format Coverage
Micro Four Thirds
Angle of View
27°
Minimum Focus Distance
1.64' / 50 cm
Maximum Magnification
0.11x
Optical Design
9 Elements in 8 Groups
Diaphragm Blades
7, Rounded
Focus Type
Autofocus
Image Stabilization
No
Filter Size
37 mm (Front)
Dimensions (ø x L)
2.2 x 1.81" / 56 x 46 mm
Weight
4.09 oz / 116 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight
0.4 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
3.4 x 3.4 x 3.3"

Olympus M.Zuiko Digital 45mm f/1.8 Reviews

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question

Where was this 45mm olympus lens manufactured ??
Asked by: Ralph
According to our current information, this lens' country of origin is China. Please be aware this information can change over the course of the product's lifetime.
Answered by: Heather S.
Date published: 2018-08-28

Can you pull focus with this lens? I have Lumix ...

Can you pull focus with this lens? I have Lumix G7.
Asked by: Samantha
Yes you can pull focus with this lens, but the manual focusing must be engaged in the camera.
Answered by: Kirk
Date published: 2021-03-08

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CAN THIS LENS (AND THE OLY 25MM 1.8 LENS) WITH A CERTAIN MOUNT FIT ON THE NEW SONY 7AR2 CAMERA ?AND DO YOU LOSE OR GAIN ANY THING WITH THAT ADAPTER? PLANNING TO GET IT FOR MY NEW GH4.
Asked by: DALE F.
Micro four thirds lenses will not work on the Sony a7RII. B&H does not carry a M43 to Sony E-mount adapter, nor am I aware of one on the market. The M43 lenses, such as this 45mm f/1.8, are designed for a sensor half the size of the a7R II. So, even if you were to find an adapter, the lens wouldnt cover the entire full frame sensor. An optic would also likely be needed in order for the lens to retain focus at infinity, as the difference in the register between the two mounts is just over 1mm.
Answered by: Christina S.
Date published: 2018-08-28

Is this the lens compatible with the Inspire 1 ...

Is this the lens compatible with the Inspire 1 x5R?
Asked by: Andrew
Yes, DJI Inspire 1 v2.0 RAW Quadcopter with Zenmuse X5R 4K Camera and 3-Axis Gimbal has a micro 4/3 lens mount. Any Olympus micro 4/3 lens (Olympus M.Zuiko Digital 45mm f/1.8 Lens (Black)) will be compatible with this Gimbal.
Answered by: llinelva
Date published: 2021-07-23

I have a Olympus Pen E-PL2 is this lens ...

I have a Olympus Pen E-PL2 is this lens compatible?
Asked by: Kelvin
Yes.
Answered by: Rob
Date published: 2021-01-21

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Can I use this lens with the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7?
Asked by: Achareeya P.
Yes. The lens is compatible with any Micro 4/3 body. However, depending on the firmware of the camera, the focus speed may or may not be as fast as it would be on an Olympus body.
Answered by: Kelcey S.
Date published: 2018-11-19

question

An this be used as an all-purpose lens, as well?
Asked by: Titus
Yes, just used it to video a wedding with a drone and the lens performed extremely well.
Answered by: Adrian B.
Date published: 2018-08-28

question

Is this good for shooting video on the GH4 since it doesn't have manual focus?
Asked by: Anonymous
It does have manual focus, but it is focus-by-wire. Because of that it does take some getting used to, and I greatly prefer a lense where you physically turn the glass, but you will get used to it if you use it enough. I don't use it as often for video where I am pulling focus, but it looks great for set shots such as interviews where you don't have to change the focus much if at all.
Answered by: Aser S.
Date published: 2018-08-28
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