SMC 17-70mm f/4 AL (IF) SDM DA series zoom lens covers the essential wide angle medium telephoto range of 17-70mm (35mm equivalent of 25.5-105mm) making it an ideal lens to carry at all times and at all situations. With its fast constant f/4 maximum aperture the lens is suitable for portraits, landscape and a bit of action as well. It has a 17 elements including aspherical elements and Super Protect (SP) coating arranged in 12 groups.
Shoot extreme close-ups, mid-distance action shots, and portraits without the bulk of longer lenses. This jack-of-all-trades for the on-the-go photographer provides the highest level of optical quality. It is ideal for the photographer who wants a quality standard zoom lens with extra telephoto performance and a silent SDM autofocus motor.
The smc PENTAX DA 17-70mm features extra zoom for a wide range of shooting applications from wide angle to telephoto.
The SDM system incorporated into this lens results in a smoother, quieter autofocusing operation using a built-in supersonic motor.*
The PENTAX-original Quick-Shift Focus System allows instant switching from autofocus to manual focus operation.
Developed specifically for PENTAX digital SLR cameras.
Bringing together advanced optical technologies, including aspherical elements, this lens is superior in contrast, clarity and edge-to-edge sharpness.
The PENTAX-original SP (Super Protect) coating repels dust, water and grease to keep your lens clean and your image quality at its peak.
The focal length is equivalent to 26-107mm in the 35mm format.
*SDM-only focusing lens can still be used with non-SDM PENTAX DSLR bodies in manual focus mode.