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Olympus M. Zuiko Digital 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 EZ (Electronic Zoom) Pancake Lens - Black - for Micro Four Thirds System

SKU: IOM1442PMB MFR: V314070BU000
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About the Olympus 14-42mm

Olympus M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 EZ
An extremely portable 3X Electronic Zoom lens that will compliment the compact design of any PEN or OM-D body. Less than 1 inch thick and packed with the latest in lens technology, this lens features an MSC focusing mechanism for near silent focusing, a circular aperture unit and no less than 8 lens elements in 7 groups including on ED and one HR lens element. The Electronic Retraction feature automatically extends and retracts the lens when the camera is powered on/off. And the two-step variable Electronic Zoom mechanism delivers smooth consistent zooming control especially desirable when shooting HD movies. An Automatic opening protective lens cap is optionally available.

Olympus 14-42mm Includes

  • Lens Cap (LC-37B)
  • LR-2 Rear Lens Cap
  • Instruction Manual
  • Olympus 1-Year Limited Warranty

Summary of Customer Reviews

Customers most agreed on the following attributes:
Easily interchangeable (8) , Fast / accurate auto-focus (8) , Lightweight (8) , Consistent output (5) , Durable (4) , Strong construction (3) , Easily interchangeable (3) , Lightweight (3)
Best Uses:
Landscape/scenery (6) , Low light (3) , Night photography (3) , Weddings (3) , Landscape/scenery (3)
Reviewer Profile:
Photo enthusiast (4) , Enthusiast (3) , Photo enthusiast (3) , Semi-pro photographer (3) , Casual photographer (2)

Olympus 14-42mm Features

  • Pancake lens with outstanding portability
  • Electronic zoom feature for video shooting
  • Wireless zoom control via OI.Share
  • High image quality
  • Fully rotating focus ring
  • Same performance as 14-42mm IIR
  • Automatic lens cap available

Olympus 14-42mm Specifications

Focal Length 14-42 mm (35mm equivalent focal length 28-84 mm)
Lens construction 8 Elements in 7 Groups, 3 Aspherical lenses, 1 ED lens, 1 S-HR lens
Zoom Mechanism Electric Zoom
Angle of View 75 deg.-29 deg.
Closest Focusing Distance 7.87" at 14mm, 9.8" at 42mm
Maximum Image Magnification 0.23x (equivalent to 0.46x on a 35 mm film camera)
Number of Blades 5 (circular aperture diaphragm for natural background blurring)
Maximum Aperture f/3.5 (14mm) - f/5.6 (42mm)
Minimum Aperture f/22
Filter Size Diameter 37 mm
Dimensions 2.4 inches x .9 inches
Weight 3.2 ounces
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