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Olympus 12mm F/2 M.Zuiko ED MSC Silver Autofocus Lens For Micro Four Thirds System {46}

Olympus Cameras
KEH Model# 361012

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Olympus 12mm F/2 M.Zuiko ED MSC Silver Autofocus Lens For Micro Four Thirds System {46} Description

Details

The M.Zuiko 12mm f/2.0 ED MSC is a premium state of the art bright wide-angle prime lens for Mirco Four Thirds mount mirrorless digital cameras.  The lens creates gorgeous expansive images with beautiful color, contrast, and definition in all sorts of lighting. 

Fast wide lenses have long been a favorite of photojournalists and landscape photographers.  They open up unique possibilities for capturing the feel of an environment more completely (even in tight spaces) and offer a way to establish a scene with full sense of scale.  With the ability to focus close with a lot in the frame to force dramatic perspective and the freedom to shoot in available light and it's really no wonder they've become a staple among the best artists.  The M.Zuiko 12mm f/2 is a great example of this capable class of lens that is uniquely compact; it's a continuation of an Olympus tradition: expertly crafting very fine optics in small superbly convenient lenses.

The M.Zuiko 12mm f/2.0 produces a broad 84° field of view.  The compact efficient optical formulation consists of 11 fully mult-coated elements in 8 groups and includes one DSA (Double Side Aspherical) element, one Aspherical element, one ED (Extra low Dispersion) element, and one Super HR (High Refractive index) element.  The f/2 maximum aperture produces wonderful out of focus areas and the 7 bladed circular aperture diaphragm helps keep focus transitions pleasant as you stop down.&nsbp; High speed near silent focusing is provided by a MSC (Movie & Still Compatible) drive.  A snap focus clutch mechanism allows near instant manual focus by wire with a purist pleasing depth of field and distance scale with hard stops.  The lens also features a weather resistant design ready for the great outdoors.

The M.Zuiko 12mm f/2.0 ED MSC is an amazing compliment to Olympus PEN series and other compact Micro Four Thirds camera bodies.  Also available in Black.

Key Features

  • Bright wide-angle for Micro Four Thirds
  • 84° angle of view (diagonal)
  • Equivalent to a 24mm in 35mm focal lengths
  • Premium optics that produce gorgeous images
  • 11 Elements in 8 Groups
  • 1 DSA element, 1 Aspherical element, 1 ED element, 1 Super HR element
  • Circular diaphragm with 7 blades for pleasing bokeh transitions
  • MSC (Movie & Still Compatible) focus system
  • Clutch mechanism allows easy switching between manual & auto focus
  • Close focuses to just 0.2m (.67ft)
  • Depth-of-field scale marked for f/5.6, f/11, & f/22
  • Super compact 43mm length, weighs just 130g
  • Dust & drip proof construction

Available accessories include: LH-48 Lens Hood, 46mm filters, LC-46 Front Lens Cap, LR-2 Rear Lens Cap.

KEH Specifications

  • Focal Length: 12mm (35mm equivalent focal length 24mm)
  • Aperture Maximum: f/2
  • Aperture Minimum: f/22
  • Camera Mount Type: Olympus/Panasonic Micro 4/3rds
  • Format Compatibility: 4/3rds type digital
  • Angle of view: 84°
  • Minimum Focus Distance:  7.87 inches
  • Elements/Groups: 11/8
  • Diaphragm Blades: 7
  • Vibration Reduction: No 
  • Autofocus: Yes
  • Tripod Collar: No
  • Filter Thread: 46mm
  • Dimensions: 2.2 x 1.69 inches
  • Weight: 4.59 oz (130g) 

Specifications

General information

Manufacturer Part Number V311020SU000
Manufacture GTIN 0050332179349
Brand Name Olympus
Product information
Minimum Focus Distance
7.87"
Lens Construction
11 Elements in 8 Groups
Product Model
V311020SU000
Product Line
M.ZUIKO DIGITAL
Compatibility

Olympus Micro Four Thirds Cameras

Minimum Aperture
22
Maximum Angle of View
84°
Maximum Aperture Fixed
2
Application/Usage
  • Camera
Lens Type
  • Wide Angle
Lens Type Wide-angle

Technical Information

Fixed Focal Length 12 mm
Max Aperture f/2

Physical Characteristics

Lens Mount Micro Four Thirds