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Pentax Adds d-SLR Lens

6/03/2008 04:47:00 PM Eastern

Golden, Colo. — Pentax will ship a new lens for its K-series digital SLRs to dealers this July.

The SMC DA 17-70mm f/4 AL [IF] SDM interchangeable zoom lens features a 4.1x zoom ratio (26mm to 107mm, 35mm equivalent) and a built-in autofocus system. A “quick-shift” focus system lets users switch between automatic and manual focusing by turning the focus ring.

The lens also features Pentax’s SP (super protect) coating for repelling dust, water and grease; a maximum aperture of f/4 over the entire zoom range; and a minimum focusing distance of 11 inches over the entire zoom range.

The 17-70mm lens will retail for $599.

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