Samyang 16mm f/2 ED AS UMC CS

Samyang 16mm f/2

Lens Summary

Brand: Samyang

Also Known As: Samyang 16mm f/2

Lens Type: Prime Lens

Format: APS-C / DX

Focus: Manual Focus

Lens Mount: Canon EF, Canon EF-M, Four Thirds, Fujifilm X, Micro Four Thirds, Nikon F, Pentax K, Samsung NX, Sony Alpha, Sony E

Release Date: 2013-06-13

MSRP Price: $479

Made in: South Korea

Production Status: In Production

Lens Description: Ultra wide angle, bright lens Samyang 16mm f/2 ED AS UMC CS was designed with utmost diligence. Its optical structure is based on 13 elements arranged in 11 groups. This includes one ED-type lens of extra low dispersion ratio, one optical glass aspherical lens and one hybrid aspherical. The lenses have multi-layer anti-reflective UMC coating which ensures very good transmission of light. Solid casing and the quality of workmanship aligned with excellent optical parameters make this lens an exceptionally attractive and user-friendly tool both for professional and amateur photographers.

Samyang 16mm f/2 ED AS UMC CS Specifications

Lens Specifications
Lens TypePrime Lens
Focal Length16mm
Mount TypeCanon EF, Canon EF-M, Four Thirds, Fujifilm X, Micro Four Thirds, Nikon F, Pentax K, Samsung NX, Sony Alpha, Sony E
FormatAPS-C / DX
Compatible Format(s)APS-C / DX
Compatible with TeleconvertersNo
Image StabilizationNo
Aperture Information
Aperture RingYes
Maximim Aperturef/2
Minimum Aperturef/22
Optical Information
Lens Elements13
Lens Groups11
Diaphragm Blades8
Extra-Low Dispersion Glass Elements1 ED glass element,
Aspherical Elements1 aspheric element, 1 hybrid aspheric element
Focus Information
FocusManual Focus
Built-in Focus MotorNo
Minimum Focus Distance0.20m
Distance InformationYes
Filter Information
Filter Size77mm
Accepts Filter TypeScrew-on
Physical Characteristics
Weather / Dust SealingNo
Mount MaterialMetal
Dimensions83 x 89mm
Other Information
Available in ColorsBlack

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