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FA 28-90/3.5-5.6

General Description

This lens has just been released, and has not been tested yet. The only information known is the following Pentax press release:

Asahi Optical Co, Ltd. is pleased to announce the introduction of the SMC Pentax-FA Zoom 28mm~90mm F3.5~F5.6 lens for use with Pentax 35mm-format autofocus SLR cameras. Covering the most frequently used focal length range from 28mm wide angle to 90mm telephoto this standard zoom lens is the most compact in its category, despite its high-performance optical design incorporating 10 elements in eight groups. This versatile zoom lens also features a minimum focusing distance of 40 centimeters (1.3 feet) at any focal length for a maximum magnification of 0.28 times (at the 90mm setting). With its extra-compact, lightweight body, simple operations and attractive styling, this standard zoom lens is the perfect choice for beginning and intermediate SLR photographers using super-compact Pentax MZ-series SLRs.
Product Information
Exact NameSMC PENTAX-FA 1:3.5-5.6 28-90mm
Years of Production2001 ~ 2004
Availabilityused, several times a month
Catalog Number27697
Sold with Hood
Sold with Case

Technical Specifications

Optical Formula10 elements in 8 groups
Aperture Rangef/3.5 (5.6) ~ f/22 (38)
Number of Aperture Blades6
Minimum Focusing Distance0.4 m
Maximum Magnification0.28 X
Filter Diameter58 mm
Maximum Diameter66.5 mm
Length67.5 mm
Weight195 g
Special Featuresrotating front element
Capplastic clip-on cap, 58 mm
Fitting Hood(s)unknown
Fitting Case(s)soft case: S80-120