Pentax HD D-FA 24-70mm F2.8 ED SDM WR Lens
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Pentax HD D-FA 24-70mm F2.8 ED SDM WR Lens

Price: $1,296.95



About Pentax 24-70mm F2.8 ED

The HD PENTAX-D FA 24-70mm F2.8ED SDM WR lens has a 17-element, 12-group optical construction featuring three ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass elements, one anomalous-dispersion glass element, and three aspherical elements. It delivers high-contrast, high-resolution images with extra-fine details across the image field from the center to the edges while effectively compensating for a variety of aberrations. 

When mounted on a PENTAX 35mm full-frame digital SLR camera body, this lens can be used as a standard zoom lens, with a zoom ratio of approximately 2.9-times, covering focal-length ranges from ultra-wide angle to standard. It captures unique, eye-catching images with an exaggerated perspective and a wide depth of field, making it ideal not only for sweeping landscapes, but also for confined indoor scenes with limited depth. Its weather-resistant structure prevents the intrusion of water into the interior. When coupled with a weather-resistant PENTAX 35mm full-frame digital SLR camera body, it creates a dependable, durable imaging system that performs superbly even in the rain or mist, or at locations prone to splashing water.

Pentax 24-70mm F2.8 ED Features

  • Versatile zoom lens: covers wide-angle to medium-telephoto ranges. It provides a maximum aperture of F2.8 over the entire zoom range to deliver brilliant images.
  • Constructed to reduce various aberrations: including colour aberrations while providing high contrast and high resolution throughout the entire image filed atmaximum aperture
  • SDM (Supersonic Direct-drive Motor): Shoot discreetly with in-lens, Auto Focus motor operation for quick, smooth & quiet performance.
  • HD (High Definition): Treated with state-of-the-art HD technology; a high grade, multi-layer coating, allowing the user to capture crisp, high-contrast images free of flare and ghosting, even under demanding lighting conditions.
  • ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass lens elements: deliver clear, high resolution imagery with outstanding edge-to-edge sharpness throughout the entire zoom range.
  • WR (Weather Resistant): Designed with 5 special seals to prevent intrusion ofwater.
  • Rounded Diaphragm: Rounded diaphragm adopted. With the rounded diaphragm the border of subject becomes smoother which gives you smooth and beautiful bokeh expression
  • Quick-Shift Focus System: Originally, when you are using AF shooting and would like to change to MF, you needed to change the camera setting. But with lenses with Quick-Shift Focusing System, you can instantly change to MF by twisting the focus ring.
  • Zoom Lock Lever: With a heavy lens, it sometimes zoom out owing to its own weight unintentionally. With this, you might accidentally hit the lens and damage it. To avoid the lens barrel from free-falling from its own weight, zoom lock lever is adopted


Pentax 24-70mm F2.8 ED Specifications

Focal Length
Equivalent to 35mm format
Maximum aperture
Minimum aperture
Number of Diaphragm Blades
Rounded aperture ( f/2.8 - 5.6 )
Angle of View
84-34.5 deg.
Angle of View (APS-C)
61-23 deg.
17 elements in 12 groups
minimum Focusing Distance
0.38m (1.25 ft.)
Maximum Magnification
Filter size
Dimensions (L x Dia.)
Approx. 109.5 x 88.5mm / 4.3 x 3.5"
787g / 27.76oz (with hood 812g / 28.65oz

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