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  • Super Telephoto Lens
  • Dustproof, Weather-resistant
  • Filter Diameter: 112mm
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  • Super Telephoto Lens
  • Dustproof, Weather-resistant
  • Filter Diameter: 112mm
  • Insertion Filter: 40.5mm
  • Designed for exclusive use with K-mount lens-interchangeable digital cameras
  • High-grade multi-layer lens coating
  • Telescope-type optics
  • Outstanding image rendition of distant subjects:
  • When mounted on a PENTAX K-mount lens-interchangeable digital camera body, this super-telephoto lens offers a focal length of approximately 859mm in the 35mm format
  • Since its unique telescope-type optics requires fewer optical elements than conventional lens optics, it assures sharp, well-defined images, particularly with distant subjects
  • Also by incorporating two ED (extra-low dispersion) optical elements, it delivers bright, high-resolution images even at the edges, while effectively minimizing chromatic
  • aberration
  • High-grade HD Coating:
  • This lens is treated with HD Coating,* a high-grade multi-layer lens coating
  • Compared with conventional multi-layer coatings, this coating provides higher light transmittance with reduced reflection, to deliver sharp, clear images free of flare and ghost
  • images, even under demanding lighting conditions such as backlight
  • * HD stands for High Definition, and signifies the lens's capacity to reproduce images that excel in transparency, definition, resolution and rendition
  • Dustproof, weather-resistant construction:
  • AW (All Weather) series: this lens features a dependable dustproof, weather-resistant construction with 29 special seals to effectively prevent the intrusion of dust and water into the lens interior
  • By coupling this lens with a dustproof, weather-resistant PENTAX lens-interchangeable digital camera body such as the PENTAX K-5 or PENTAX K-30, the user is assured of a durable, reliable imaging system that performs superbly in demanding outdoor settings - even in rain or mist, or at locations prone to water splashes or spray
  • Exterior design signifying HD series:
  • The lens exterior has been painted an elegant white to minimize heat haze generated inside the lens barrel due to a blazing sun
  • Featured in the middle of the lens barrel is a red anodized ring that serves as a distinct, radiant symbol of the HD PENTAX lens series
  • Strap lugs are made from machined aluminum to enhance its exclusive appearance
  • Easy control of circular polarizing filter:
  • This lens comes with a built-in, removable filter holder in the barrel
  • By mounting the C-PL (circular polarizing) filter (40.5mm in diameter; included as an exclusive accessory) to the holder, the user can easily obtain the desired polarizing effect simply by rotating the filter using its control ring
  • Other features:
  • Smooth autofocus operation using an AF driving motor (DC motor) installed in the lens barrel**
  • Quick-Shift Focus system for instant switching to manual-focus operation after the subject is captured in focus by the camera's AF system
  • SP (Super Protect) coating applied to the front surface of the lens to effectively repel water and grease and easily wipe off dust and stain
  • Rounded diaphragm to produce a smooth, beautiful bokeh (out-of-focus rendition), while minimizing the streaking effect of point light source
  • ** This lens is compatible with the K-5 II, K-5 II s, K-30, K-01, K-5, K-r, K-7, K-x, K-m, K20D, K200D, K100D Super and K10D camera bodies (with Ver. 1.30 or later firmware installed). When mounted on other camera bodies, the focus mode is automatically switched to manual.
  • Focal Length: 560mm (Equivalent to 859.0mm in 35mm format)
  • Aperture: F5.6
  • Minimum Aperture: F45
  • Lens Construction: 6 elements in 5 groups
  • Angle of View: 2.9 degrees (with PENTAX D-SLR camera body)
  • Lens Mount: KAF3
  • Minimum Focusing Distance: 5.6m (18.37ft)
  • Maximum Magnification: 0.10X
  • Filter Diameter: 112mm (Insertion filter: 40.5mm)
  • Diaphragm control: Fully Automatic
  • Number of Diaphragm Blades: 9
  • Lens hood: Built-in (Slide-out)
  • Lens cap: Lens Cap for DA560mmF5.6
  • Lens case: Lens Case for DA560mmF5.6
  • Maximum Diameter & Minimum Length: 130.3mm x 521.7mm (5.1inch 20.5inch)
  • Weight: 3040 g / 107.2 oz
  • Included:
  • Lens case, Lens cap, Mount cap, C-PL filter

Lens Performance
Lens Type:Digital SLR Lenses
Focal Length:560mm
Maximum Aperture:f/5.6
Aperture (Max. & Min.):Max: f/5.6, Min: f/45
Camera Mount Type:Pentax K
Format Compatibility:Pentax Digital (APS-C)
Angle of View:2.9 degrees
Minimum Focus Distance:5.60m
Maximum Close-Up Magnification:0.10x
Groups/Elements:5 Groups/6 Elements
Diaphragm Blades:9
Lens Features
Image Stabilization:No
Tripod Collar:Yes
Filter Thread:112mm
Dimensions (DxL):5.13x20.54"
Additional Information
Warranty:1 year manufacturer warranty, 1 year domestic warranty (if purchased in Canada)

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