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PENTAX Imaging Company announced today the launch of the PENTAX K-7 digital SLR camera. This latest PENTAX K series camera is designed for advanced photographers seeking high-end design and features without the cost of a professional DSLR system.
Pentax announces DA 15mm F4 ED AL Limited ultra wide-angle lens for Pentax Digital SLR Cameras.
Pentax DA 15mm F4 ED AL Limited Ultra Wide-Angle Lens
This latest model in Pentax’s acclaimed Limited Lens series inherits all the attributes of this renowned product line including high quality image reproduction and high grade aluminum lens barrel finish, while providing users with a unique ultra wide-angle perspective. The lens will ship in April 2009 for $649.95 USD.
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SIGMA APO TELE CONVERTER 1.4x EX DG for Pentax mount and APO TELE CONVERTER 2x EX DG for Pentax mount are not compatible with lenses epuipped with HSM. Therefore, these Tele Converters cannot be used with the APO 50-150mm F2.8 II EX DC HSM for Pentax mount and APO 70-200mm F2.8 II EX DG MACRO HSM for Pentax mount.
PENTAX Imaging Company has announced a limited edition, white PENTAX K2000 DSLR system with a double zoom kit. This new model replicates the original K2000 design that launched in September 2008 for consumers who are ready to make the transition from a point-and-shoot digital camera to digital SLR photography.
White PENTAX K2000 Front Look
GOLDEN, CO. (June 3, 2008)…PENTAX Imaging Company has introduced the smc PENTAX DA 17-70mm f/4 AL [IF] SDM lens designed for exclusive use with PENTAX digital SLR cameras. This standard lens with extra zoom offers outstanding, well-balanced handling, and covers the most frequently used focal lengths between wide-angle and telephoto making it ideal for a variety of shots including scenery, snapshot and portraiture.
**SDM-only focusing lens may be used with non-SDM PENTAX DSLR bodies in manual focus mode.
Other important features of this lens include:
Exceptional Image Clarity
Incorporating two hybrid aspherical (AL) optical elements, this zoom lens assures exceptional image quality while effectively compensating for various aberrations.
This lens offers a minimum focusing distance of 11 inches (0.28 meters) over the entire zoom range, and an Inner-Focus (IF) optical design that eliminates lens extension and retraction during focusing operation.
Digital SLR Optical Design
From lens coating and curvature to the positioning of optical elements, the lens optics are meticulously designed to optimize the lens’s digital imaging characteristics. The image circle is perfectly proportioned to a PENTAX camera’s image-sensor size.
Lens construction: 17 elements in 12 groups
Angle of view: 79° – 23° (with PENTAX D-SLR camera body)
Number of diaphragm blades: 7
Minimum aperture: F/22
Minimum focusing distance: 0.28m (0.92 ft.)
Filter size: 67mm
Maximum magnification: 0.31X
Dimensions (diameter x length): 75mm x 93.5mm (3.0 inch x 3.7 inch)
Weight: 485g (17.1 oz.) without hood; 515g (18.2 oz.) with hoodThis PENTAX lens will ship in July 2008 at US $599.95