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Panasonic LUMIX G X VARIO PZ 14-42mm F/3.5-5.6 ASPH./POWER O.I.S
Panasonic LUMIX G X VARIO PZ 14-42mm F/3.5-5.6 ASPH./POWER O.I.S
  • Model: H-PS14042
  • Manufactured by: Panasonic

Price:   $447.00

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The Panasonic LUMIX G X VARIO PZ 14-42 mm F/3.5-5.6 ASPH./POWER O.I.S. Lens offers a versatile zoom range of 14-42mm (35mm camera equivalent: 28-84mm) suitable for a wide range of scenes, such as dynamic landscape to portrait. The lens is the first lens to gain the company's 'Lumix  branding that it will use to denotes high-end performance.

 

The POWER O.I.S. (Optical Image Stabilizer) which is newly integrated in the Panasonic LUMIX  X VARIO PZ 14-42mm F/3.5-5.6 ASPH./POWER O.I.S. Lens makes it easy to shoot super clear shots even in low-lit situations such as in night time or indoors.


The lens is compact, approximately 26.8mm in length, and weighs approximately 3.35oz, offering ultra-high portability.

 
Panasonic is pleased to announce a new cutting-edge interchangeable lens with electric-powered zoom operation from the new premium lens brand "X" for LUMIX G Micro System that complies with Micro Four Thirds System standard. Crystallizing Panasonic's optical technologies, the "X" lens features superb image rendering for lifelike textures, crisp edge-to-edge contrast, a unique Nano Surface Coating for minimal ghosts and flaring and natural atmospheres with remarkable transparency.

The lens offers a versatile zoom range of 14-42mm (35mm camera equivalent: 28-84mm) suitable for a wide range of scenes from dynamic landscape to portrait. Comprising of 9 lenses in 8 groups, the lens system features excellent contrast at entire zoom range.

The inclusion of 4 aspherical lenses that helps achieve the downsizing of lens unit also improves optical performance by minimize distortion, even at the 28mm wide end. The 2 ED lenses effectively compensates for the chromatic aberration.
 

The LUMIX G X VARIO PZ 14-42mm F/3.5-5.6 ASPH./POWER O.I.S. specifications:


Lens Construction: 9 elements in 8 groups (4 Aspherical lenses, 2 ED lenses)
Nano Surface Coating: YES
Mount: Micro Four Thirds mount
Optical Image Stabilizer: YES (POWER O.I.S.)
Focal Length: f = 14mm to 42mm (35mm camera equivalent 28mm to 84mm)
Aperture Type: 7 diaphragm blades / Circular aperture diaphragm
Aperture Range: F3.5 (Wide) - F5.6 (Tele)
Minimum Aperture: F22
Closest Focusing Distance: 0.2m / 0.66 ft (14-20m), 0.3m / 0.98 ft (21-42mm)
Maximum Magnification: Approx. 0.17x / 0.34x (35mm camera equivalent)
Diagonal Angle of View: 75 (W) - 29° (T)
Filter Size: 37mm / 1.5inch
Max. Diameter: 61mm / 2.4inch
Overall Length: Approx. 26.8mm / 1.1 inch
Weight: Approx. 95g / 3.4oz (excluding lens cap and lens rear cap)
Standard Accessories: Lens cap, Lens rear Cap, Lens storage bag
Others: Electric zoom lever, Manual focus lever

 



This product was added to our catalog on Wednesday 31 August, 2011.

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