First Hands-on photos of HD PENTAX-D FA* 50mm F1.4 SDM AW!

New Interchangeable 50mm F1.4 full frame lens for K mount digital single lens reflex camera

“Interchangeable lens for K mount digital single lens reflex camera

Product name: HD PENTAX-D FA ★ 50 mm F 1.4 SDM AW (tentative name)

  • K mount adopted, covering image circle of 35 milf size image sensor
  • A newly developed ring type SDM (ultrasonic motor) that realizes high-speed and quiet AF
  • Adopt AW (dust-proof and drip-proof) structure to suppress invasion of rain particles and dust under harsh photographic environment
  • The shortest shooting distance of 0.4 m is achieved
  • Release date: scheduled for spring around 2018

By touching the professional type,

  • Instead of mechanical iris type, electromagnetic iris
  • The number of diaphragm blades is 9
  • The movement of the ring type SDM is exactly the same feeling with Canon’s USM
  • The lens hood has Penta’s traditional handicraft, detachable PL operation window cover
  • The weight is slightly heavier than Sigma’s Art 50 mm F 1.4
  • Filter size is 72 mm
  • The height of the focus peak, and the flow to the out-focus part is very natural
  • When previewing the chrome-plated part of the camera at the shortest shooting distance, no purple fringe at the time of opening is shown
  • Because it was daytime, I was sorry that I could not try to see how the point source of the night looks ( I wanted to see sagittal coma flare · haha )

Then, first from the mounting part. Aperture link lever is not attached…”

(text translated from Japanese)

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