This unique pancake-style standard lens with a 40mm focal length is offered with exclusive optical characteristics and a very high luminous intensity. Measuring just over a half inch in length and weighing just 3.17 ounces, find exceptional sharpness and image quality in this incredibly compact lens. Remain ‘the fly on the wall,’ and go unnoticed on your photo ventures, as this low-profile-style lens is ideal for reporting, travel and casual everyday snapshots. Its high-grade aluminum construction provides the utmost durability and elegant design, now further enhanced with treatments of both SP (Super Protect) and the PENTAX-original High-grade multi-layer HD (High Definition) coating, and is available in both black and silver models.
High-grade HD coating for exceptional image rendition
High-grade HD coating assures higher light transmittance and lower reflectance than conventional multi-layer coatings. Sharper, clear images free of flare and ghosting, even under adverse lighting conditions and backlight.
* HD stands for High Definition, and signifies the lens’s capacity to reproduce images that excel in transparency, definition, resolution and rendition.
Round-shaped diaphragm for beautiful out-of-focus rendition
Upgraded with a round 9 blades diaphragm at a wide aperture for optimal optic performance and gorgeous bokeh effects.
Premium quality of the Limited Lens-series
While inheriting the design concept of the Limited Lens series, these lenses were designed by combining a series of mechanical and numerical evaluations with human assessment of test-shooting samples to assure the ultimate in image reproduction. Their optical design has been optimized for digital photography to deliver sharp, clear images with outstanding contrast, even at the maximum aperture. In addition, their lens barrel, hood and cap are all made of a high-grade aluminum material, hand-machined for perfect proportions and beautiful texture.
- Equivalent to 61 mm in 35mm film formatt
- Instant switching from autofocus to manual focus operation with Quick Shift focus system
- PENTAX-original SP (Super Protect) coating repels dust, water and grease to keep your lens clean and your image quality at its peak
- Aluminium Alloy