Ricoh announces HD PENTAX-D FA★85mm F1.4 SDM AW lens development

Ricoh announces HD PENTAX-D FA★85mm F1.4 SDM AW lens development
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Ricoh has announced the development of the HD PENTAX-D FA★85mm F1.4 SDM AW lens, which is set for a release date in late 2020.

The new high-performance Star-series lens boasts a fast f/1.4 aperture and Pentax’s popular all-weather build quality.

The HD PENTAX-D FA★85mm F1.4 SDM AW lens uses three Super ED glass elements to reduce aberrations, as well as one aspherical lens. Inside there is also a 9-blade diaphragm.

The new Pentax lens offers a 19-degree angle of view and a minimum focusing distance of 0.85m.

Other features Ricoh has revealed are a 0.12x maximum magnification and an 82mm filter thread.

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