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M.Zuiko 9-18mm F4-5.6 Ultra Wide Zoom (For Pen Cameras) has a zoom range that covers most frequently used wide-angle focal lengths in a maximum aperture of f/4-5.6. The impression that you will get when you use this lens is its amazingly small dimensions and light-weight, thanks to the DSA (Dual Super Aspherical) lens. This lens boasts a long focal length of 9-18mm equivalent to 18-36 mm on a 35-mm camera lens. Aspherical, Extra Low Dispersion & HR lens elements all combine to make this lens a compact wide angle lens. A locking mechanism gives ease of use when the lens is being used. Its high‑speed contrast Autofocus will delight both still photographers and videographers or movie-makers equally. It features circular aperture diaphragm for excellent bokeh, remarkable light gathering capabilities, and a fine rate of sharpness depth.
Product Features in Detail
The widest angle lens from Olympus' CSC lens range. Perfect for capturing landscapes and architecture
With a zoom range covering the most frequently used wide-angle focal lengths, the first thing that will strike you when you pick up this lens is its amazingly small dimensions and light-weight.
Wide Angle to Fit More Into Your Shot
The 9-18 was specifically designed to allow for a wide field of view to be captured. Perfect for wide-vista landscapes, travel, interior & architecture, real estate and panorama photography. The 9-18 is a professional grade compact zoom lens that covers the most frequently used wide-angle shooting ranges.
High Performance Optics & Fast Silent Focusing
Twin DSA (Dual Super Aspherical), Aspherical, Extra Low Dispersion & HR lens elements all combine to make the 9-18 a high performing yet small and compact wide angle lens. MSC focusing technology allows for a near silent focusing experience when shooting both stills and video. A locking mechanism allows for ease of use when the lens is being used.
Get exceptional imaging performance in a compact size lens
The M.Zuiko 9-18mm F4-5.6 Ultra Wide Zoom is packed with high performance of a bigger lens into a sleek, compact design. This high-grade lens has an impressively high refractive index, ensuring exceptional spherical aberration correction capability. Despite the lens's compact design, outstanding resolving power offers stunning image quality with high contrast and high precision across the whole image area from the open aperture of f/4.
With fast f/4 aperture for attractive bokeh and low light excellence
The fast aperture of the M.Zuiko 9-18mm F4-5.6 Ultra Wide Zoom offers you total control of depth of field and is an outstanding lens to create images with beautiful bokeh. Whatever subjects you shoot, discover what the depth of field control of this lens can do for your photography. We’ve all experienced how difficult it is to take blur-free pictures when shooting under dimly-lit conditions without a tripod and flash.
High speed AF
What's more it isn't overly complicated for anyone to create such attention-drawing effects, and the M.Zuiko 9-18mm F4-5.6 Ultra Wide Zoom will undoubtedly hold appeal for people wanting to achieve more professional looking photographs of everything. The lens also delivers high speed auto focusing, which will delight both stills photographers and videographers or movie-makers equally. The AF benefits from the internal focusing mechanism used for conventional interchangeable lenses being improved by incorporating a screw drive mechanism – a metal shaft finished with sub-micron precision – instead of gears that cause noise. High precision plastics also ensure a quick, smooth, silent and moreover accurate AF drive.
Great results at any conditions and situations
The Olympus M.Zuiko 9-18mm F4-5.6 Ultra Wide Zoom isn’t just the ideal lens to fit for low light shooting as well as being very convenient to carry; it’s truly multipurpose, coming up trumps in a variety of shooting conditions – good and bad. This is because the lens design thoroughly eliminates chromatic aberration, ghosting and flare so users won’t get unwanted reflections even when shooting in sunnier climes.
Perfect for Everyday Photography
The new M.Zuiko 9-18mm F4-5.6 Ultra Wide Zoom standard high-image quality lens features a bright aperture value of F4, and focal length of 18-36mm (35mm equivalent) in a compact, lightweight form. Because this lens provides an angle of view that is close to a natural field of view seen by the naked eye, this is the perfect everyday lens for snapshots, portraits, and landscapes. The large F4 aperture of this lens will offer beautiful defocusing effects, as well as reducing subject blur in dark indoor shots for more enjoyable shooting, making this the perfect first interchangeable lens.
Stylish housing with a textured metallic finish
This lens looks and feels as good as it performs optically. The quality metallic outer finish provides a comfortable, pleasing texture and the feeling of long-lasting solidity and a classic look appropriate for a true precision instrument.
|Focal length||14 - 42mm|
|Focal length (equiv. 35mm)||24 84mm|
|Angle of view||75 - 29°|
|Closest focusing distance||0.2m|
|Aspherical glass elements||3|
|Aspherical ED element||1|
|Super HR elements||1|
|Maximum image magnification||0.23x (Micro Four Thirds) / 0.46x (35mm format)|
|Maximum aperture||1:3.5 (wide) / 1:5.6 (tele)|
|Number of aperture blades||5 Circular aperture diaphragm for natural background blurring|
|Dimensions||60.6mm Ø, 22.5mm|
|Cover & Cap|
|Lens Cap||LC-37B, LC-37C (optional items)|
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M.Zuiko 9-18mm F4-5.6 Ultra Wide Zoom (For Pen Cameras)
Micro Four Thrids lens cap (LC-52C)
Micro Four Thirds lens rear cap (LR-2)
12 Months Warranty from Olympus Australia