Pentax HD PENTAX-DA 55-300mm f/4-5.8 ED WR

Pentax HD DA 55-300mm f/4-5.8 ED WR

Lens Summary

Brand: Pentax
Also Known As: Pentax 55-300mm f/4-5.8 ED WR
Lens Type: Prime Lens
Format: APS-C / DX
Focus: Autofocus
Lens Mount: Pentax K
Release Date: 2013-10-07
MSRP Price: $450 (Check Current Price)
Made in: Japan
Production Status: In Production

Lens Description: The HD Pentax-DA 55-300mm f/4-5.8 ED WR Lens from Pentax is a portrait-length to telephoto zoom lens that provides a 35mm-equivalent focal range of 84.5-460mm. This extensive zoom range is complemented by the inclusion of two extra-low dispersion glass elements, which work to minimize chromatic aberrations and enhance overall image sharpness and clarity. A high-grade multi-layer HD coating has been applied to lens elements to help minimize flare and ghosting for enhanced contrast and, additionally, an SP Protect coating has also been applied to the front lens element to effectively protect it from dirt, oil, and finger prints.


Pentax HD PENTAX-DA 55-300mm f/4-5.8 ED WR Specifications

Lens Specifications
Lens TypePrime Lens
Focal Length55-300mm
Mount TypePentax K
FormatAPS-C / DX
Compatible Format(s)Pentax Digital (APS-C)
Compatible with TeleconvertersNo
Zoom Ratio5.45x
Maximum Reproduction Ratio0.28x
Shake Reduction (Image Stabilization)No
Aperture Information
Aperture RingNo
Maximum Aperturef/4-f/5.8
Minimum Aperturef/22-f/32
Maximum Angle of View (APS-C or smaller format)29°
Minimum Angle of View (APS-C or smaller format)5.4°
Optical Information
Lens Elements12
Lens Groups8
Diaphragm Blades6
Extra-Low Dispersion Glass Elements2
Aspherical Elements1
HD CoatingNo
Super-Multi Coating (SMC)Yes
Fluorine CoatingYes
Focus Information
FocusAutofocus
Built-in Focus MotorYes
Supersonic Direct-drive Motor (SDM)No
Minimum Focus Distance1.40m
Distance InformationYes
Filter Information
Filter Size58mm
Accepts Filter TypeScrew-on
Physical Characteristics
Weather / Dust SealingYes
Mount MaterialMetal
Tripod CollarNo
Dimensions71 x 111.5mm
Weight466g
Other Information
Available in ColorsBlack

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