Olympus ED 70-300mm f4.0-5.6 is an Auto Focus (AF) Telephoto Zoom
lens with FourThirds max sensor coverage and it is designed to be used with Four Thirds mount cameras.
Olympus ED 70-300mm f4.0-5.6 is compatible with cameras that have Four Thirds
lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras with Four Thirds lens mount are Olympus E-5
, Olympus E-600
and Olympus E-620
Max sensor coverage of Olympus ED 70-300mm f4.0-5.6 is FourThirds
Olympus ED 70-300mm f4.0-5.6 has a focal range of 70-300mm and 4.3X zoom ratio.
Optical Image Stabilization
Olympus ED 70-300mm f4.0-5.6 doesn't have an optical image stabilization system so the only option to stabilize the image taken with this lens is to mount on a camera body with IBIS (sensor based In-body image stabilization).
Olympus ED 70-300mm f4.0-5.6 is available in Black color.
Olympus ED 70-300mm f4.0-5.6 features Rotary (extending)
zoom method where the length of the lens changes as you zoom in or out. This makes it possible to design the lens with a smaller minimum length ( generally when it is zoomed out) compared to internal zoom lenses. The disadvantages of this design are being harder to seal against dust and moisture, weight balance shifting while zooming and zoom creep in certain lenses.
Maximum Magnification Ratio
Olympus ED 70-300mm f4.0-5.6 has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.5x
and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.96m
Olympus ED 70-300mm f4.0-5.6 is a variable aperture lens with a max aperture of f4 and a minimum aperture of f22 at 70mm, and a max aperture of f5.6 and minimum aperture of f22 at 300mm .
Olympus ED 70-300mm f4.0-5.6's optical formula consists of 14 elements in 10 groups.
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