HD PENTAX-D FA 70-200mm F2.8ED DC AW

PENTAX-D FA 70-200mm F2.8ED DC AW – Adorama | B&H

PENTAX-D FA 70-200mm F2.8ED DC AW

Key Features

  • Image circle covering Full-frame sensor
  • 3X ratio telezoom (eq. to 107-307mm for APS-C)
  • Wide constant aperture F2.8
  • PENTAX* high performance lens with high resolution power : (1) achieves sharp depiction and natural bokeh, (2) suitable for shooting portraits from the distance
  • Dependable weather-resistant construction against humidity and dust (13 protection joins)
  • Smooth, quiet autofocus operation driven by a built-in DC motor
  • New Aero Bright Coating and HD Coating to optimize light transmittance and minimize refl ection
  • ED lens elements for brilliant sharpness and saturated colours


The HD PENTAX-D FA * 70-200mm F2.8ED DC AW has a brand new optical design in the PENTAX Star (*) series, which boasts the highest image quality of all PENTAX interchangeable lenses. In addition to the HD coating, this lens features Aero Bright Coating II, assuring exceptionally low reflectance. Thanks to its large- constant aperture design, the lens provides an accelerated maximum aperture of F2.8 at all focal lengths from 70mm to 200mm. In addition to four super-low dispersion glass elements and two ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass elements, its optics includes a pair of new Super ED glass elements to effectively compensate chromatic aberration over the entire zoom range and deliver crisp, high-resolution images with edge-to-edge sharpness. Its dustproof, weather-resistant body also makes it extremely dependable and durable in demanding outdoor conditions. This new lens boasts fast yet quiet internal focusing, zoom versatility, and an AF limiter switch which improves autofocus response time.

PENTAX-D FA 70-200mm F2.8ED DC AW - Weather sealing

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Focal Length70-200mm
Equivalent to 35mm format107-307mm
Maximum apertureF2.8
Minimum apertureF22
Number of Diaphragm Blades9Rounded aperture (F2.8-F5.6)Diaphragm Control: Fully automatic
Angle of View23-8.1° (when attached to PENTAX digital SLR cameras)34.5-12.5° (when attached to PENTAX 35mm SLR cameras)
Construction19 elements in 16 groups
Smallest object distance1.2m (3.9 ft.)
Filter sizeDiameter: 77mm
WeightApprox. 1755g /61.9 oz.With hood Approx. 1835g /64.7 oz.With hood and tripod mount Approx. 2030g /71.6 oz.
Dimensions (Length x Diameter)Approx. 203mm x 91.5mm (8 in. x 3.6 in.)
Kit ContentHood, Lens cap, Mount cap, Lens Case, Tripod Mount
Special FeaturesHD Coating, AB Coating
SP (Super Protect) Coating
All Weather Resistant
DC Motor
Quick-shift Focus System
Focus Range Limiter
Optional AccessoriesLens Hood: PH-RBM77
Lens Cap: O-LC77
Lens Case: HS110-230
Tripod MountO-TM80


PENTAX-D FA 70-200mm F2.8ED DC AW Lens

Pricing and Availability

Both the HD PENTAX-D FA * 70-200mm F2.8ED DC AW will be available in March 2015 at both www.ricohimaging.com and retail outlets nationwide with the following suggested retail prices $2299.95 (Adorama | B&H)