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  • Standard Lens
  • Fast f/2.4 Maximum Aperture
  • Super Protect (SP) Coating
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  • Standard Lens
  • Fast f/2.4 Maximum Aperture
  • Super Protect (SP) Coating
  • Filter Diameter: 49mm
  • Standard, but versatile, the smc PENTAX DA 35mm F2.4 AL may be used to capture a wide range of subjects for high-resolution images with edge-to-edge sharpness
  • A perfect choice for digital SLR beginners to familiarize themselves with the basics of using interchangeable lenses
  • For family photos, portraits, landscapes
  • Fast F2.4 maximum aperture for handheld photography in low lighting and depth of field flexibility
  • Highly lightweight design for improved comfort and portability
  • PENTAX Super Protect (SP) coating helps repel dust, water, and grease, making the lens easier to clean
  • An aspherical lens element helps to compensate for spherical aberration to maximize image quality
  • Equivalent to 53.5mm in the 35mm format
  • Developed specifically for PENTAX digital SLR cameras
  • Specifications:
  • Lens Mount: K bayonet
  • Lens Construction: 6 elements in 5 groups
  • Angle of View: 44° (with PENTAX D-SLR camera body)
  • Aperture: F2.4
  • Number of Diaphragm Blades: 6
  • Minimum Aperture: F22
  • Minimum Focusing Distance: 0.3m (0.98 ft.)
  • Filter Diameter: 49mm
  • Maximum Magnification: 0.17x
  • Dimensions: Maximum Diameter & Minimum Length:63.0mm x 45.0mm (2.5 inch x 1.8 inch)
  • Weight: 124g (4.4 oz.) Case: S70-70
  • Objective Cap: 49mm
  • Hood: Plastic Square-edged Spring Type (PH-SA49), Rubber Round Shaped Threaded Type (RH-RC49)
  • Diaphragm Control: Fully Automatic
  • Focal Length: 35mm
  • Notes: SP coating
  • In the Box:
  • DA 35 mm f/2.4 AL Lens
  • 49mm Lens Cap
  • Rear Cap

Lens Performance
Lens Type:Digital SLR Lenses
Focal Length:35mm
Maximum Aperture:f/2.4
Aperture (Max. & Min.):Max: f/2.4, Min: f/22
Camera Mount Type:Pentax K
Format Compatibility:Pentax Digital (APS-C)
Angle of View:44 degrees
Minimum Focus Distance:0.30m
Maximum Close-Up Magnification:0.17x
Groups/Elements:5 Groups/6 Elements
Diaphragm Blades:6
Lens Features
Image Stabilization:No
Tripod Collar:No
Filter Thread:49mm
Dimensions (DxL):2.5x1.8"
Additional Information
Warranty:1 year manufacturer warranty, 1 year domestic warranty (if purchased in Canada)

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  • *****
  • I feel like I stole this lens.

  • July 17, 2012
  • By: Norman

Almost the same optics as the FA 35... this lens will blow you away. If you are used to a zoom, the image quality is amazing. If you are used to thinking you can't get quality in a budget lens.. think again. This lens quite simply tests as equal or better than some of the best lenses Pentax has ever made, and it's priced under $200. For this kind of quality you'd expect to pay $500 to $600. If there was ever a no brainer for a purchase this would be it. I was waiting to buy the 35 macro 2.8, this is a third the price and faster. At this focal length, it's the same on APS-c Pentax cameras as a standard 50mm lens on a 35 mm camera. It's one of those lenses, you can just leave on the camera. Even if you take other lenses, start with this one. A lot of the time you own't take it off the camera.

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  • *****
  • a.k.a. Plastic Fantastic

  • March 28, 2012
  • By: A. N.

Plastic Fantastic. They call it that for a reason. It's quite possibly the best value Pentax lens for your money, at time of review. It is sharp even from f/2.4, with very nice bokeh. Fairly fast auto focus. It's a good focal length for medium portraits or group shots, but a bit too wide for close up portraits. It's basically my go-to lens for any indoor events. The only "down side" to it is the plastic build. But that's what keeps the price fairly low, as well as makes the lens ultra light, so I won't dock a star rating because of that. Overall, a very worthwhile purchase. There's a reason this is always sold out, so if you see it available, snap it up fast.

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  • DA 35 mm f/2.4 AL Lens
  • 49mm Lens Cap
  • Rear Cap
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