Olympus M. Zuiko 17mm f/2.8 Micro Four Thirds EP Lens

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Shoot Everything From Portraits
and Close-Ups to Landscapes

Olympus M. Zuiko Digital 17mm f/2.8 Lens for EP Series PEN Digital CamerasThe M. Zuiko 17mm fast f2.8 Olympus Lens can for shoot everything from portraits and close-ups to landscapes. A light wide-angle pancake featuring a versatile focal length (34mm equivalent on a 35mm SLR film camera).

A slim package, with a total length of only 22.5mm, allows the camera to stay compact and very easy to carry around even with the lens mounted on the camera. With its dedicated digital design and top-quality performance, the lens make best use of the camera's attributes for crisp, high-quality photographs.

This Micro Four Thirds model is in step with the telecentric prerequisite for dedicated digital design (Having the entrance pupil at infinity makes the lens object-space to be telecentric). Light rays collide with the imaging element virtually head-on for the most advantageous edge-to-edge photo replica. It also allows a significantly greater compact package than the original Four Thirds System (or any other interchangeable lens system for that matter) as it reduces the outside lens mount diameter by 6mm, plus cutting the lens mount distance from the the image sensor (the distance to the flange back) by virtually half. Consequently the, M.ZUIKO Micro Four Thirds lens provides uncompromising professional photo quality for shooting both still-photos plus High-Definition (HD) movies, additionally the lens is exceptionally compact package to allow capturing your life events more enjoyable.  May 16, 2011 ✓

Features

For Olympus PEN Cameras
Compatible w/ Micro Four Thirds Cameras
Compact Lens Design/Extremely Portable
Close Focusing Down to 7.87" (0.2m)
Superior Performance
Good for Portraits/Landscapes/Close-ups

Lens Includes

Olympus M.Zuiko Digital 17mm f2.8 Lens
Lens Cap (LC-37)
Rear Lens Cap (LR-2)
Instruction Manual
Olympus Worldwide Warranty Card

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Specifications
Overview
Lens stylePrime lens  
Max Format Size FourThirds  
Lens focal length17 mm  
Stabilization type No  
Camera mount Micro Four Thirds  
Angle of view 65  
Aperture
Largest aperture opening F2.8  
Smallest aperture opening F22.0  
Includes aperture ring No  
Total diaphragm blades 5 (Circular Aperture Diaphragm)  
Aperture annotations Circular aperture diaphragm for natural background blurring  
Optics
Total Elements 6  
Number of Groups 4  
Coatings / special elements 1 Aspherical glass element  
Focusing
Minimum focus distance 0.20 m (7.87")  
Maximum magnification ratio 0.11x (35mm equivalent Maximum Image Magnification 0.22x)  
Autofocus type Yes  
Lens motor Micromotor  
Full time manual focus Yes  
Focusing method Unit  
Lens distance scale No  
Depth of field scale No  
Physical
Overall weight71 g (0.16 lb) 2.5 oz  
Lens diameter 57 mm (2.24")  
Overall length 22 mm (0.87")  
class="label">Lens ColorSilver  
Filter thread size 37 mm  
Lens hood included No  
Lens hood code no hood available  
Tripod collar included No

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Olympus M. Zuiko 17mm f/2.8 Micro Four Thirds EP Lens Reviewed by Gene Wright on . Rating: 5