Pentax 18-270mm F3.5-6.3 ED SDM is an Auto Focus (AF) SuperZoom
lens with APS-C / DX max sensor coverage and it is designed to be used with Pentax KAF mount cameras.
Pentax 18-270mm F3.5-6.3 ED SDM is compatible with cameras that have Pentax KAF
lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras with Pentax KAF lens mount are Pentax K-3 III
, Pentax KP
and Pentax K-70
Max sensor coverage of Pentax 18-270mm F3.5-6.3 ED SDM is APS-C / DX
Pentax 18-270mm F3.5-6.3 ED SDM has a focal range of 18-270mm and 15.0X zoom ratio.
Optical Image Stabilization
Pentax 18-270mm F3.5-6.3 ED SDM 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).
Pentax 18-270mm F3.5-6.3 ED SDM is available in Black color.
Pentax 18-270mm F3.5-6.3 ED SDM 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
Pentax 18-270mm F3.5-6.3 ED SDM has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.26x
and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.49m
Pentax 18-270mm F3.5-6.3 ED SDM is a variable aperture lens with a max aperture of f3.5 and a minimum aperture of f22 at 18mm, and a max aperture of f6.3 and minimum aperture of f45 at 270mm .
Pentax 18-270mm F3.5-6.3 ED SDM's optical formula consists of 16 elements in 13 groups.
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