Olympus 40-150mm f/2.8 PRO Lens and MC-14 1.4x Teleconverter Specs Detailed

Olympus will hold a major product launch event tomorrow on September 15. The announcement is expected to include the 40-150mm f/2.8 PRO mid-range zoom lens, the silver version E-M1 camera which will also include the new firmware update and the 1.4x Teleconverter MC-14.

The trusted Japanese source Digicame-info, today posted the first set of specifications of the ED 40-150mm F2.8 PRO lens and the 1.4x Teleconverter MC-14 ahead of the official announcement. You can see the specs list translated below.

Olympus M.Zuiko ED 40-150mm f/2.8 Pro will be the new mid-range zoom lens and become the second lens in the PRO series after 12-40 f/2.8 PRO. The price for the upcoming Olympus 40-150mm f/2.8 PRO lens expected around $1,500 for US.

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Olympus 40-150mm f/2.8 PRO Lens and MC-14 1.4x Teleconverter Specs Detailed


Olympus ED 40-150mm F2.8 PRO Specifications

  • Optical performance that exceeds the SHG Four Thirds
  • The use Super ED lens, ED lens, HD lens, the lens EDA
  • ZERO coating
  • Powerful dust and water performance
  • Equipped with an evolved version of the MSC “DUAL VCM focus system”
  • AF motor, use a linear motor of two
  • Focusing floating method
  • Minimum focusing distance 70cm throughout the entire zoom range
  • Manual focus clutch mechanism
  • Equipped with function button “L-Fn”. Can be assigned various functions such as AF stop
  • Exclusive hood that can slide storage is included.


1.4x Teleconverter MC-14 Specifications

  • As “ED40-150mm F2.8 PRO”, “ED300mm F4 PRO” dedicated
  • 14.7mm thin
  • The barrel is made of metal
  • Lens configuration (one HR lens) six three groups
  • Dust and water resistance to low temperature

You can also see the price information of the upcoming Olympus products posted earlier.

  • Silver Olympus OM-D E-M1 – JPY 150,000 – around $1,300
  • ED 40-150mm f/2.8 PRO lens – JPY 160,000 – around $1,500
  • ED 40-150mm f/2.8 PRO lens with MC-14 1.4x Teleconverter – JPY 180,000 – around $1,700
  • MC-14 1.4x Teleconverter – JPY 30,000 – around $200

via Digicame-info