Panasonic Lumix G Vario 14-45mm ASPH MEGA O.I.S. Micro Four Thirds Lens

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Panasonic Lumix G Vario 14-45mm f/3.5 - 5.6 ASPH / MEGA O.I.S. Micro Four Thirds Lens The Panasonic Lumix 14 - 45mm f/3.5 - 5.6 ASPH G Vario - MEGA O.I.S. Lens for the Micro Four Thirds Camera System is engineered specifically for the Micro Four Thirds cameras. The zoom ranges from 14 to 45mm (28 to 90mm in 35mm SLR equivalent terms) which is an excellent choice for a vast array of scenes including landscapes and portrait photos. It features a single Aspherical lens element to cut down on distortion at every focal length. Additionally, it supports the Panasonic contrast autofocus system for quick and precise capturing of images.

The Panasonic Optical Image Stabilizing system (MEGA O.I.S). assists in keeping images sharp when handholding your camera and in poor light environments. It also contains an aperture with 7 blades to provide for smooth-appearing out-of-focus locations in your photos. It's a compact size lens of just of 60mm ( 2.63") with a weight of just195g ( 6.88 oz). May 17, 2011 ✓

Features

Based on the Micro Four Thirds System standard
MEGA O.I.S. is Panasonic's advanced Optical Image Stabilizer technology
1 Aspherical lens to reduce aberration
Contrast AF system support
7-blade, circular aperture diaphragm produces softness in out-of-focus areas of your photos
Multi-coated lens elements reduce ghosts and flare

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Specifications
Overview
Lens styleZoom lens  
Max Format Size FourThirds  
Lens focal length14 45 mm  
Stabilization type Yes  
Camera mount Micro Four Thirds  
Angle of view 75(W) ~ 27(T)  
Aperture (lens diaphragm)
Largest aperture opening F3.5 - F5.6  
Smallest aperture opening F22.0  
Includes aperture ring No  
Total diaphragm blades 7  
Aperture annotations Circular aperture diaphragm  
Optical
Total Elements 12  
Number of Groups 9  
Coatings / special elements 1 Aspherical lens  
Focusing
Minimum focus distance 0.30 m (11.81")  
Maximum magnification ratio Approx. 0.17x - 0.34x (35mm film camera equivalent)  
Autofocus type Yes  
Lens motor Micromotor  
Full time manual focus Yes  
Focusing method Internal  
Focus notes 'Focus-by-wire' manual focus  
Lens distance scale No  
Depth of field scale No  
Physical features
Overall weight195 g (0.43 lb)  
Lens diameter 60 mm (2.36")  
Overall length 60 mm (2.36")  
Construction materials Plastic barrel, metal mount  
Sealing No  
Lens color Black  
Zooming method Rotary (extending)  
Power zoom No  
Zoom lock switch No  
Filter thread size 52 mm  
Filter annotations Does not rotate on focus  
Lens hood included Yes  
Tripod collar included No

Lens Includes
Panasonic Lumix G Vario 14 - 45mm f/3.5 - 5.6 ASPH / MEGA O.I.S. Micro Four Thirds Lens
Front & Rear Lens Caps
Lens Hood
Lens Storage Bag
1-Year Parts/90-Days Labor U.S.A. Limited Warranty
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