Lenses -> Pentax 55-300mm F4.5-6.3 DA PLM WR Lens
The Pentax-DA 55-300mm f4.5-6.3 PLM WR is a compact, weather-resistant telephoto lens designed for use with Pentax KAF4-mount DSLRs, such as the K-70, K-1, K-3 II, K-S2 and K-S1. It provides focal lengths of between 84.5-460mm when used on an APS-C sensor camera, and has an upgraded AF system that assures quiet, high-speed AF operation, particularly when used with the new Pentax K-70. At just 89mm in length and an approximate weight of 442g, it is entirely weather-sealed, making it a convenient lens to use when shooting outdoors. Incorporating extra-low dispersion (ED) elements in its optics, the Pentax 55-300mm f4.5-6.3 WR Lens is guaranteed to deliver high-resolution, fine-detailed images with rich contrast.
|Specification / Feature||Value||Scores *||Rank **|
|Number of Lens Elements||14|
|Number of Lens Groups||11|
|Optical Zoom ||5.45||20.97||18|
|Max Aperture Wide ||4.5||68.28||28|
|Max Aperture ||4.5||68.28||28|
|Max Aperture Tele ||6.3||11.21||34|
|Focal Length Wide ||55 (or 82.5 in full frame equiv.)||46.64||59|
|Focal Length Tele ||300 (or 450 in full frame equiv.)||87.46||6|
|Min Aperture ||32|
|Min Focus Distance ||0.95m||86.55||48|
|Aperture Blades ||9||25.81||7|
|Sensor Format ||APS-C|
|1st/3rd Party ||1st party|
|Lens Type ||Standard Zoom|
|Image Stabilisation ||No|
|Video Lens ||No|
|Tilt Shift ||No|
|Weather Resistant ||Yes|
|Filter Thread Size (mm) ||58mm|
|Lens Mount ||Pentax K (DA)|
|UK Price ||£399.95 at Amazon.co.uk (affiliate link)|
£399.00 at Wex Photo Video (affiliate link)
|US Price ||$669.00 at Amazon.com (affiliate link)||43.91||172|
* - Scores are calculated by comparing numerical specifications with other cameras. The highest ranking camera for a specification acheives a score of 100. The lowest ranking camera is scored as 0 and all the other cameras are scored in between 0 and 100 according to their merit.
** - Rank is calculated by ordering the scores for all cameras in descending order. The best scoring camera for a particular feature / specification will have a rank of 1.
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