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Olympus M. Zuiko Digital 17mm f/1.8 Lens - Black - for Micro Four Thirds System

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About the Olympus 17mm F/1.8

• The M.ZUIKO DIGITAL 17mm f1.8 lens (34mm in 35mm equivalent), is a bright, wide-angle, single-focal-length lens ideal for snapshot street shooting, landscape photography or capturing subjects in challenging low-light environments. This high quality, compact lens features a stunning metal body and a Snapshot Focus mechanism for pan focusing with a distance indicator.

• The M.Zuiko Digital 17mm f1.8 has nine carefully placed lens elements in six groups to deliver sharp images of subjects with beautiful, eye-catching depth offield. The advanced optical system features three aspherical lenses, including aDual Super Aspherical element to correct aberrations, as well as a High Refractive index lens to correct high spherical aberrations.

• Each lens element is polished to an ultra-high level of working precision only possible with the progressive techniques developed by Olympus master craftsmen, and carefully assembled to ensure maximum accuracy and reliability. Olympus' exclusive ZERO (ZUIKO Extra-low Reflection Optical Coating) lens coatings are applied to the elements to reduce lens flare and ghost images even when shooting against the light.

• The Snapshot Focus mechanism lets users easily take spontaneous, blur-free images by shifting the focusing point to a specific distance. Sliding the focus ring back reveals range markings on the lens barrel, including distance and depth of field scales, which can be used as guides as the user adjusts the focaldistance by rotating the ring.

• With a total length of just 1.4 inches, the M.Zuiko Digital 17mm f1.8 is incredibly compact and adds to the rapidly growing lineup of Olympus Micro Four Thirds lenses that enhance the performance and versatility of Olympus OM-D® and PEN® Compact System Cameras. The sophisticated, textured metallic finish projects a stylish, classic look that complements the design of Olympus® compact system cameras.

• Ideal for capturing brilliant still images and high-definition (HD) videos, the lens employs Olympus' proven MSC (Movie & Still Compatible) autofocusing mechanism featuring an inner focus system to drive this single-focal-length lensfor fast and quiet focusing.

• The optional LH-48B Lens Hood and LC-48B Lens Cap are designed exclusively for the M.Zuiko Digital 17mm f1.8 and both are elegant in design with a finely textured metallic outer finish and distinctive, classic appearance. The Olympus VF-1 optical viewfinder, originally developed for use with the M.Zuiko Digital 17mm f2.8 lens, is also compatible with the lens.



The Olympus 17mm F/1.8 is commonly used for Everyday, Travel and more.The Olympus 17mm F/1.8 is most used by customers who consider themselves to be a Enthusiast among others.One reason why the Olympus 17mm F/1.8 is popular is because of its Lightweight.

Olympus 17mm F/1.8 Includes

  • Lens Cap (LC-46)
  • Lens Rear Cap (LR-2)
  • Instruction Manual
  • Warranty Card

Summary of Customer Reviews

(6)
Customers most agreed on the following attributes:
Pros:
Lightweight (4) , Reliable (3) , Easy to use (3)
Best Uses:
Everyday (5) , Travel (4) , Home (3)
Reviewer Profile:
Enthusiast (4) , Casual photographer (1) , Professional (1)

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Olympus 17mm F/1.8 Specifications

Focal Length 17mm (35mm equivalent focal length 34mm)
Compatible with Olympus PEN Cameras and Micro Four Third Cmmeras
Lens Construction 9 elements in 6 Groups - DSA lens, 2 Aspherical lenses, HR lens
Angle of View 65 degree
Closest Focusing Distance 9.8" / 0.25m
Maximum Image Magnification 0.08x (35mm equivalent Maximum Image Magnification [0.16x])
Minimum Field Size 162x216mm (at Macro mode)
Aperture Range F1.8 - F22
Filter Size 46mm
Dimension Diameter 2.26 x 1.4" / 57.5 x 35.5mm
Weight 4.2 oz / 120g
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