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PANASONIC X PZ 14-42MM 3.5-5.6 OIS M-4/3

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  • Retractable Power Zoom
  • 35mm Camera Equivalent: 28-84mm
  • Nano Surface Coating
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PANASONIC X PZ 14-42MM 3.5-5.6 OIS M-4/3

The Panasonic LUMIX G X Vario PZ 14-42mm won Best Compact System Camera Expert won Best Compact System Camera Expert Lens at the 2012 TIPA awards.
  • Retractable Power Zoom
  • 35mm Camera Equivalent: 28-84mm
  • Nano Surface Coating
  • Filter Diameter: 37mm
  • Premium 3X Video and Still Optimized Ultra Compact (14-42mm) with Exclusive Power Zoom Technology
  • Video Optimized Power O.I.S with Silent Drive
  • Micro Four Thirds Durable Metal Lens Mount with Power Controls for Focus and Smooth Zooming
  • Premium Extra-low Refractive Index Nano Surface Coating
  • Suitable for a wide-range of scenes, from dynamic landscape to portrait
  • Exclusive Nano Surface Coating
  • Crystallizing Panasonic's optical technologies, the "X" lens features superb image rendering for lifelike textures, crisp edge-to-edge contrast, a unique Nano Surface Coating for minimal ghosts and flaring and natural atmospheres with remarkable transparency
  • Compact Retractable Lens Barrel Design
  • Although the lens is not a single focus length lens but is a zoom lens, the retractable-type zoom lens boasts outstanding compactness with approx. 26.8 mm in length and approx. 95g in weight to realize ultra-high mobility
  • Notably, the astonishingly short overall length is realized by the inclusion of 4 aspherical lenses. The zoom lever on the lens barrel gives user a stable zooming while manual focusing is also available with manual focus lever for more precise control
  • Premium Lens Design
  • LUMIX G X VARIO PZ 14-42mm/F3.5-5.6 ASPH./POWER O.I.S. lens offers a versatile zoom range of 14-42 mm (35 mm camera equivalent: 28-84 mm) suitable for a wide range of scenes from dynamic landscape to portrait
  • Comprising of 9 lenses in 8 groups, the lens system features excellent contrast at entire zoom range
  • The inclusion of 4 aspherical lenses that helps achieving the downsizing of lens unit also improves optical performance by minimizing distortion, even at the 28 mm wide end
  • The 2 ED lenses effectively compensates for the chromatic aberration
  • Plus, Panasonic's Nano Surface Coating technology is adopted to minimize the reflection at entire visual light range (380nm-780nm) by applying the extra-low refractive index coating with nano-sized structure on the surface of the lens. It results in the super clear picture with dramatic reduction of ghost and flare
  • POWER O.I.S.
  • The POWER O.I.S. (Optical Image Stabilizer) which is newly integrated in the LUMIX G X VARIO PZ 14-42mm/F3.5-5.6 ASPH./POWER O.I.S. makes it easy to shoot super clear shots even in low-lit situations such as in night time or indoors
  • With the improved sensitivity of the gyro sensor, the new POWER O.I.S. suppresses large, slow movement 2x more effectively
  • Support for Light Speed AF
  • When mounted on the cameras of LUMIX G Micro System, users can take advantage of the contrast AF system and the convenient functions applied from it
  • Adopting an inner focus system driven by a stepping motor, the superior optical design realizes outstanding smoothness to support the high speed AF system of LUMIX G cameras
  • It achieves approx. 0.1 second Light Speed AF thanks to the downsizing of focus lens and its amount of movement
  • By speeding up the aperture control, shutter time lag is also shortened by approx. 40% compared with the LUMIX G VARIO 14-42mm / F3.5-5.6 ASPH. / MEGA O.I.S.
  • Focus and Aperture Design
  • With its minimum focus distance of 0.2m (14-20mm) / 0.3m (21-42mm), the new lens provides a maximum photographic magnification of 0.34x (35 mm equivalent)
  • 7 aperture blades consists a circular aperture diaphragm and produces an attractive smoothness in out-of-focus areas even shooting at large aperture
  • Two Lens Barrel Color Options
  • Offering more fashionable, sophisticated look with two color option of black and silver, the new LUMIX G X VARIO PZ 14-42mm/F3.5-5.6 ASPH./POWER O.I.S. perfectly matches any color of cameras from LUMIX G Micro System to be a part of the photographic life
  • Specifications:
  • Lens Construction: 9 elements in 8 groups (4 aspherical lenses , 2 ED lens)
  • Nano Surface Coating: Yes
  • Mount: Micro Four Thirds mount
  • Optical Image Stabilizer: YES (POWER OIS)
  • Focal Length: f=14-42mm (35mm camera equivalent 28-84mm)
  • Aperture Type: 7 diaphragm blades / Circular aperture diaphragm
  • Aperture Range: F3.5(Wide) - F5.6(TELE)
  • Minimum Aperture: F22
  • Closest Focusing Distance: 0.2m / 0.66ft
  • Maximum Magnification: Approx. 0.17x / 0.34x (35mm camera equivalent)
  • Diagonal Angle of View: 75°(Wide) to 29°(TELE)
  • Filter Size: 37mm / 1.5in
  • Max. Diameter: 61mm / 2.4in
  • Overall Length: Approx. 26.8mm (from the tip of the lens to the base side of the lens mount, under the condition when lens is stored) / 1.1in
  • Weight: Approx. 95g / 3.4oz (excluding lens cap and lens rear cap)
  • Standard Accessories: Lens cap, Lens rear cap, Lens storage bag
  • Others: Electric zoom lever, Manual focus lever

Lens Performance
Lens Type:Mirrorless Lenses
Focal Length:14-42mm
Maximum Aperture:f/3.5-5.6
Aperture (Max. & Min.):Max: f/3.5-5.6, Min: f/22
Camera Mount Type:Micro Four Thirds
Format Compatibility:Micro Four Thirds
Angle of View:75-29 degrees
Minimum Focus Distance:0.20m
Maximum Close-Up Magnification:0.17x
Groups/Elements:8 Groups/9 Elements
Diaphragm Blades:7
Lens Features
Image Stabilization:Yes
Tripod Collar:No
Filter Thread:37mm
Dimensions (DxL):2.40x1.1"
Additional Information
Warranty:1 year manufacturer warranty

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