Olympus has also announced the M.Zuiko Digital 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 EZ lens for Micro Four Thirds cameras. Olympus 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 EZ is a mid-range zoom lens with a 35mm format equivalent focal length of 28-84mm.
This is a new “pancake” kit zoom for the newly announced E-M10 camera. The Oly 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 EZ mft lens features a Movie & Stills Compatible (MSC) autofocus system for quick, silent focusing. There is even an electronic zoom mechanism for near silent zoom control during shooting.
Additionally, this lens has a minimum focusing distance of 7.9″ at 14mm and a front filter thread of 37mm for accessories.
Olympus M.Zuiko Digital 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 EZ MFT Lens Announced
Olympus 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 EZ MFT Lens Price
Olympus M.Zuiko Digital 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 EZ MFT lens is available in black and silver colors. The new Oly 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 EZ lens price is $349. This lens will be available from February 12, 2014.
The new Olympus 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 EZ is available to buy from the camera stores below.
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Olympus 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 EZ MFT Lens Specs and Features
|Focal Length||14-42 mm (35mm equivalent focal length 28-84 mm)|
|Lens construction||8 Elements in 7 Groups, (1 ED lens, 1 S-HR lens)|
|Zoom Mechanism||Electric Zoom|
|Angle of View||75 deg.-29 deg.|
|Closest Focusing Distance||7.87″ at 14mm, 9.8″ at 42mm|
|Maximum Image Magnification||0.23x (equivalent to 0.46x on a 35 mm film camera)|
|Number of Blades||5 (circular aperture diaphragm for natural background blurring)|
|Maximum Aperture||f/3.5 (14mm) – f/5.6 (42mm)|
|Filter Size||Diameter 37 mm|
|Dimensions||2.4 inches x .9 inches|
An extremely portable 3X Electronic Zoom lens that will compliment the compact design of any PEN or OM-D body. Less than 1 inch thick and packed with the latest in lens technology, this lens features an MSC focusing mechanism for near silent focusing, a circular aperture unit and no less than 8 lens elements in 7 groups including on ED and one HR lens element. The Electronic Retraction feature automatically extends and retracts the lens when the camera is powered on/off. And the two-step variable Electronic Zoom mechanism delivers smooth consistent zooming control especially desirable when shooting HD movies. An Automatic opening protective lens cap is optionally available.