Two new Weather-resistant lenses at Pentax

Really unusual announcement : Pentax, which already has a nice line of SLR photo cameras specially treated to be weather-resistant, and just introduced the Pentax K-7 as weather-resistant and cold-temperature-hardened, now offers two new weather-resistant zoom lenses.

SMC PENTAX DA 18-55MM F3.5-5.6 AL WR

SMC PENTAX DA 18-55MM F3.5-5.6 AL WR

SMC PENTAX DA 18-55MM F3.5-5.6 AL WR

Lens Mount:N/ALens Construction:11 elements in 8 groups
Angle of View:76-29° (wiith PENTAX D-SLR camera body)Aperture:F3.5-5.6
Aperture Control:N/ANumber of Diaphragm Blades:6
Minimum Aperture:F22-38Metering System:N/A
Minimum Focusing Distance:9.84 inches(0.25m)Filter Diameter:52mm
Maximum Magnification:0.34xDimensions:2.7 x 2.7″ (68.5 x 67.5mm)
Weight:8.1 oz (230 g) without hood; 9.0 oz (255g) with hoodCase:S80-120
Objective Cap:O-LC52Hood:PH-RBC52mm
Lens Aperture Ring:N/ATripod Adapter:N/A
Diaphragm Control:Fully AutomaticFocal Length:18-55mm (equivalent to 27.5-84.5mm in 35mm format)


Note: Quick-shift focus, Filter window, SP (Super Protect) coating

SMC PENTAX DA 50-200MM F4-5.6 ED WR

SMC PENTAX DA 50-200MM F4-5.6 ED WR

SMC PENTAX DA 50-200MM F4-5.6 ED WR

Lens Mount:N/ALens Construction:11 elements in 10 groups
Angle of View:76-29° (wiith PENTAX D-SLR camera body)Aperture:F4-5.6
Aperture Control:N/ANumber of Diaphragm Blades:6
Minimum Aperture:F22-32Metering System:N/A
Minimum Focusing Distance:43.2 inchesFilter Diameter:49mm
Maximum Magnification:0.24xDimensions:2.7 x 3.1″ (69.0 x 79.5mm)
Weight:10.1 oz (285g) without hood, 11.5 oz (325g) with hoodCase:S80-120
Objective Cap:O-LC49Hood:PH-RBD 49mm
Lens Aperture Ring:N/ATripod Adapter:N/A
Diaphragm Control:Fully AutomaticFocal Length:50-200mm (Equivalent to 76.5-307mm in 35mm format)


Note : Quick-shift focus, Filter window, SP (Super Protect) coating