Pentax has used PMA to launch a 15mm ‘Limited’ lens, compatible with its range of digital SLR cameras.

The Pentax-DA 15mm f/4 ED AL Limited costs £569.99 and is designed to deliver the 35mm viewing angle of a 23mm lens.

Features include a claimed close-focusing distance of 18cm and a Quick Shift Focus System for manual focusing when using AF.

Full specification, as supplied by Pentax UK:

Focal Length 15mm

(Equivalent to 23mm in 35mm format)

Aperture F4

Minimum Aperture F22

Lens Construction 8 elements in 6 groups

Angle of View 86° (wiith PENTAX D-SLR camera body)

Minimum Focusing Distance 0.18m (0.59 ft.)

Maximum Magnification 0.15X

Filter Diameter 49mm

Diaphragm Control Fully Automatic

Number of Diaphragm Blades 7

Lens aperture ring None

Tripod adapter None

Lens Hood Built-in Flower-Shaped Lens Hood

Lens Cap Screw-in Lens Cap

Lens Case Lens Case DA-70

Maximum Diameter & Minimum Length 63mm x 39.5mm (2.5 inch x 1.58 inch)

Weight 212g / 7.47 oz.

Remarks * Quick-Shift Focus System

* SP (Super Protect) Coating

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