Panasonic 14-42 OIS II

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Panasonic 14-42 ois II New Panasonic LUMIX VARIO G 14-42mm standard compact zoom lens for LUMIX G Micro 4/3s System standard. A flexible range zoom of 14 thru 42 mm (equivalent 35 mm camera range: 28 thru 84 mm) usable over an extended range of shooting environments from landscape thru portrait. Made up of 9 elements within 8 groups, a lens system which implements 2 aspherical lenses which provide added reduction of both weight and size although retains its high optical delivery through the entire zoom reach. The inner focusing system is stepping motor driven assuring astonishing ability to take the utmost advantage of the high speed contrast autofocus system along with video recording.

Featuring a minimum 0.2 m / 0.3 m focus distance even while at full zoom, this new lens delivers a maximum photo magnification at 0.17x (equivalent 35 mm camera of 0.34x). 7 circular aperture diaphragm aperture blades and creates an attractive softness in the out-of-focus background areas even when shooting with a big aperture. The new VARIO G 14-42mm is gracious in its external fabrication to provide color options of metallic silver and black to provide a gracious appearance on the mirrorless digital single lens (DSLM) LUMIX G cameras in shooting creative snapshots.

The Panasonic O.I.S. MEGA (Optical Image Stabilizer technology) makes it simple to acquire super clear imagess even at telephoto end or in poorly-lit environments by diminishing blur caused by shaky hand shake.

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Specifications
Lens type Zoom lens  
Max Format size FourThirds  
Focal length 1442 mm  
Image stabilisation Yes (Mega OIS)  
Lens mount Micro Four Thirds  
Aperture
Maximum aperture F3.5 - F5.6  
Minimum aperture F22.0  
Aperture ring No  
Number of diaphragm blades 7  
Aperture notes Circular aperture  
Optics
Elements 9  
Groups 8  
Special elements / coatings 2 aspherical lenses  
Focus
Minimum focus 0.20 m (7.87)  
Maximum magnification 0.34 x  
Autofocus Yes  
Motor type Micromotor  
Full time manual Yes  
Focus method Internal  
Distance scale No  
DoF scale No  
Physical
Weight 110 g (0.24 lb)  
Diameter 56 mm (2.20)  
Length 49 mm (1.93)  
Sealing No  
color Black  
Power zoom Yes  
Zoom lock No  
Filter thread 46 mm  
Filter notes Does not rotate on focusing  
Hood supplied No  
Hood product code n/a  
Tripod collar No


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