Pentax-D FA * 85mm F1.4ED SDM AW full-frame lens priced at $ 1,899


On sale, he should appear in mid-June.

As expected, Ricoh Imaging introduced a full-frame HD Pentax-D FA * 85mm F1.4ED SDM AW lens, preliminary information about which, including the announcement date, appeared a few days ago.

Pentax-D FA.4ED SDM
Pentax-D FA.4ED SDM

This is the second fixed-focus lens in the next-generation Pentax Star (*) series of lenses. According to the manufacturer, the lenses of this series, designed for use with Pentax digital SLR cameras with K-mount, are superior to all other Pentax lens models.

Pentax-D FA * 85mm F1.4ED SDM AW lens

For HD Pentax-D FA * 85mm F1.4ED SDM AW, a new ring-type direct-drive ultrasonic engine has been developed that provides fast and accurate autofocus. Of course, manual focusing is also possible. The lens is equipped with a diaphragm with electromagnetic control, compatible with K-1 Mark II, K-1, K-3 II, K-3, KP, K-70, K-50, K-S2 and K-S1 cameras. It is weatherproof. 

Specifications of the HD Pentax-D FA * 85mm F1.4ED SDM AW lens:

  • Focal length – 85 mm;
  • Aperture – f / 1,4-f / 16;
  • Optical design – 12 elements in 10 groups, including an aspherical element and 3 ED elements;
  • The minimum focusing distance is 0.85 m;
  • The maximum magnification is 0.12x;
  • Focusing is internal;
  • The number of aperture blades – 9;
  • Filter Size – 82 mm;
  • Diameter – 95 mm;
  • Length – 124 mm;
  • Mass – 1255

The recommended retail price of the lens is 1899 dollars. Includes a hood. On sale, he should appear in mid-June.

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