Olympus 60mm f/2.8 Macro Four Thirds

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Designed for Sharp Close-Up Shooting

Sep 17, 2012
Olympus 60mm f/2.8 Macro Four Thirds Lens A Micro Four Thirds lens compatible with the PEN series of interchangeable-lens digital cameras. It is a prime lens with a fixed focal length of 60mm (35mm equivalent: 120mm) designed for sharp close-up shooting. The wide, fast f/2.8 maximum aperture creates a shallow depth of field and improves image quality in low-light conditions. The much narrower minimum aperture of f/22 creates greater depth of field and is useful in brighter conditions. The lens' aperture is controlled by a 7-blade circular diaphragm. The maximum reproduction ratio is 1:1, and you can focus as close as 7.4" (18.8 cm).

The lens contains 13 elements in 10 groups, including ED (extra-low dispersion), HR (High Refractive index) and E-HR (Extra-High Refractive index) glass elements, which reduce chromatic aberrations for greater accuracy in your images. The lens accepts filters with a diameter of 46mm.

This macro lens is also Movie & Still Compatible (MSC), meaning its focusing is quiet enough that the sound will not be picked up during video recording. The MSC mechanism is based on a floating-type inner focusing system comprising 3 drive systems resulting in no change to overall lens length during autofocusing. Additionally, the lens features focus limit switching and a shooting distance / magnification indicator window to enhance macro shooting control and precision. The M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 60mm f/2.8 is also dust- and splash-proof.

Compatible with the PEN series of Micro Four Thirds digital cameras

A prime lens with a fixed focal length of 60mm (35mm equivalent: 120mm) designed for sharp close-up shooting

The wide, fast f/2.8 aperture creates a shallow depth of field wide open and improves image quality in low-light conditions. The much narrower minimum aperture of f/22 creates greater depth of field and is useful in brighter conditions. The lens' aperture is controlled by a 7-blade circular diaphragm

You can focus as close as 7.4" (18.8 cm) with the maximum reproduction ratio of 1:1. Other minimum focusing distances available include 7.9" (20 cm) at a reproduction ratio of 1:1.3, 9.1" (23 cm) at 1:2, and 13.4" (34 cm) at 1:4. Maximum focusing distance is infinity

The single ED (extra-low dispersion), 2 HR (High Refractive index) and single E-HR (Extra-High Refractive index) glass elements reduce chromatic aberrations for greater accuracy in your images

The lens accepts filters with a diameter of 46mm

The lens is Movie & Still Compatible (MSC), with near-silent focusing allowing it to be used for video as well as still image capture. The MSC mechanism is based on a floating-type inner focusing system with 3 drive systems resulting in no change to overall lens length during autofocusing

Focus limit switching and a shooting distance / magnification indicator window improve macro shooting control and precision

The optional FR-2 Adapter Ring enables easy attachment of Olympus's RF-11 ring flash or STF-22 twin flash (both sold separately), allowing for simple and professional TTL macro flash illumination at macro working distances

Use the optional LH-49 Lens Hood to block unwanted rays of light, preventing lens flare and thus improving image clarity and quality

Lens features dust- and splash-proof construction

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Specifications
Specifications
Lens type Zoom lens  
Max Format size FourThirds  
Focal length 1260 mm  
Image stabilisation No  
Lens mount Four Thirds  
Aperture
Maximum aperture F2.8 - F4.0  
Minimum aperture F22.0  
Aperture ring No  
Number of diaphragm blades 7  
Aperture notes rounded blades  
Optics
Elements 14  
Groups 10  
Special elements / coatings 1 super ED glass element 2 ED glass elements 1 aspherical ED glass element 2 aspherical elements  
Focus
Minimum focus 0.25 m (9.84)  
Maximum magnification 0.28  
Autofocus Yes  
Motor type Ultrasonic  
Full time manual Yes  
Focus method Internal  
Focus notes with floating mechanism  
Distance scale Yes  
DoF scale No  
Physical
Weight 575 g (1.27 lb)  
Diameter 80 mm (3.13)  
Length 99 mm (3.88)  
Sealing Yes  
color Black  
Zoom method Rotary (extending)  
Filter thread 72.0 mm  
Filter notes does not rotate on focus  
Hood supplied Yes  
Hood product code LH-75B Petal type  
Tripod collar No


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