Pentax HD DA 16-85mm F3.5-5.6 ED DC WR Lens
Click to enlarge

More images

Click to enlarge

Pentax HD DA 16-85mm F3.5-5.6 ED DC WR Lens

Price: $646.95



About Pentax 16-85mm Lens

HD PENTAX DA 16-85mm f/3.5-5.6 ED DC WR 
The HD PENTAX DA 16-85mm f/3.5-5.6 ED DC WR is optimized to provide premium performance for use on PENTAX K-mount digital SLR cameras. Catering to the needs of the photographer, this lens provides a high zoom ratio of approximately 5.3 times to cover focal lengths from 16mm ultra-wide-angle to 85mm medium-telephoto for lengths equivalent to 24.5mm to 130mm (in the 35mm format). This versatile zoom lens comes in handy for a wide variety of scenes and subjects, including sweeping landscapes and cramped rooms. Equipped with the PENTAX-exclusive, HD coating, this lens is sure to offer sharp, clear images even under challenging light conditions.

Pentax 16-85mm Lens Features

  • Versatile, 5.3-times zoom lens covering ultra-wide angles: In addition to the most commonly used focal lengths, it provides ultra-wide-angle coverage to produce distinctive, creative visual expressions, such as an exaggerated perspective or an extra-wide depth of field.
  • Exceptional imaging power to optimize the performance of super-high-resolution cameras: Consisting of 16 optical elements in 12 groups, this lens features one ED element and three high-grade aspherical elements to minimize spherical and chromatic aberrations and improve color rendition.
  • HD Coating to improve image description: This lens is treated with the high-grade, multi-layer HD Coating. this PENTAX-original coating assures higher light transmission and reduced reflections to deliver bright, high-contrast images free from flare and ghosting
  • Weather-resistant construction: This lens features dependable, weather-resistant construction with eight specialseals to effectively prevent intrusion of water into the lens interior. When used with a weather-resistant digital SLR camera body, it assures a durable, reliable digital imaging system
  • Quick-Shift Focus system: This lens is equipped with the PENTAX-developed Quick-Shift Focus system, which allows the user to instantly switch to manual-focus operation after the subject is captured in focus by the camera's AF system.
  • Other features: SP (Super Protect) Coating (applied to the front surface of the lens) effectively repels water and grease. Rounded diaphragm blades produce a smooth, beautiful bokeh effect; while minimizing the streaking effect from point light sources. Smooth, quiet autofocus operation, driven by the built-in DC motor


Pentax 16-85mm Lens Specifications

Lens Mount
Focal Length
16-85mm (equiv. 24.5-130mm)
Min Aperture
Lens Construction
16 elements in 12 groups
Angle of View
Min Focusing Distance
1.15' (.35m)
Max Magnification
Filter Diameter
Diaphragm Control
Fully Automatic
Aperture Blades
7 (rounded 16mm f/3.5-4.5, 85mm f/5.6-8)
PH-RBA 72mm
Objective Cap
Dimensions (Diameter x Length)
3.1 x 3.7" (78 x94mm)
18.2 oz (517g

Product Reviews

Login or Register to write the first review.