This 3x standard zoom lens is the smallest and lightest in its class and features a closest focusing distance of only 1 inch. The ED (Extra-low Dispersion)and two aspherical lens elements correct aberrations without increasing lens dimensions. The circular aperture diaphragm enables beautiful defocusing - one of the big advantages of this lens. Excellent mobility is assured by a weight ofless than 7 oz.
The Olympus 14-42mm is commonly used for Landscape/scenery and more.The Olympus 14-42mm is popular because customers like the following qualities of the Olympus 14-42mm: Consistent output, Durable, Easily interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight to mention just a few.
|Construction||10 Elements in 8 Groups, (including ED lens & 2 Aspherical lenses)|
|Angle of view||75 deg.-29 deg.|
|F stop range||f3.5 (14mm) - f5.6 (42mm)f22|
|Closest Focusing Distance||9.84 inches/0.25m|
|Maximum Magnification||0.19x (equivalent to 0.38x on a 35 mm film camera)|
|Dimensions (Length x Diameter)||2.4" x 2.55" (61 x 65.5mm)|
|Weight||6.7 oz (190g)|
|Notes||Focal Length: 14-42mm (28mm to 84mm 35mm equivalent focal length)
Compatibility: Teleconverter EC-14: & Extension Tube EX-25:
Minimum Field Size: 91 x 68mm