Pentax smc DA 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 AL II

Pentax SMC DA 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 AL II

Lens Summary

Brand: Pentax

Also Known As: Pentax SMC DA 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 AL II

Lens Type: Zoom Lens

Format: APS-C / DX

Focus: Autofocus

Lens Mount: Pentax K

Release Date: 2008-01-23

MSRP Price: $179

Made in: Japan

Production Status: In Production

Lens Description: The Pentax smc DA 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 AL II Zoom Lens is a standard focal length zoom lens designed specifically for Pentax digital SLR cameras. Blending versatility with affordability, it has a broad range of applications from indoor pictures, portraits, and landscapes to family photos and other general situations. This lens is weather resistant to handle damp, inclement conditions, and has a great wide angle capability with a standard 3x zoom range.

Pentax smc DA 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 AL II Specifications

Lens Specifications
Lens TypeZoom Lens
Focal Length18-55mm
Mount TypePentax K
FormatAPS-C / DX
Compatible Format(s)APS-C
Compatible with TeleconvertersNo
Zoom Ratio3.05x
Maximum Reproduction Ratio0.13X
Shake Reduction (Image Stabilization)No
Aperture Information
Aperture RingYes
Maximim Aperturef/3.5-f/5.6
Minimum Aperturef/22
Maximum Angle of View (APS-C or smaller format)76.3°
Minimum Angle of View (APS-C or smaller format)28.8°
Optical Information
Lens Elements11
Lens Groups8
Diaphragm Blades6
Aspherical Elements1
Focus Information
Built-in Focus MotorYes
Minimum Focus Distance0.25m
Distance InformationYes
Filter Information
Filter Size52mm
Accepts Filter TypeScrew-on
Physical Characteristics
Weather / Dust SealingNo
Mount MaterialMetal
Other Information
Available in ColorsBlack

Lens Construction

Pentax smc DA 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 AL II Lens Construction

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