OLYMPUS M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 40-150mm F2.8 PRO Lens

  • Micro Four Thirds System
  • 80-300mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • Aperture Range: f/2.8 to f/22
  • Three Aspherical and Four ED Elements
  • ZERO Lens Coating
  • Dual VCM AF System, Manual Focus Clutch
  • Programmable L-Fn Function Button
  • Removable Rotating Tripod Collar
  • Weather-Resistant Construction
  • Rounded 9-Blade Diaphragm
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FEATURES

 

Constant f/2.8 aperture

  1. M.Zuiko Digital ED 7-14mm f/2.8 PRO 
    Focal length: 14-28mm (35mm equivalent)
  2. M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-40mm f/2.8 PRO
    Focal length: 24-80mm (35mm equivalent)
  3. M.Zuiko Digital ED 40-150mm f/2.8 PRO
    Focal length: 80-300mm (35mm equivalent)

With the addition of the M.Zuiko Digital ED 7-14mm f/2.8 PRO, the PRO series now provides a constant maximum aperture of f/2.8 from ultra wide-angle to telephoto.

 

Outstanding Olympus’ optical performance.

 Overwhelming resolution that captures each and every eyelash

 Soft, beautiful circular shaped defocusing effect

  1. ED (Extra-low Dispersion) lens
  2. EDA (Extra-low Dispersion Aspherical)  lens
  3. Super ED lens
  4. HD (High refractive index & Dispersion) lens
  5. Aspherical lens
  6. Floating mechanism

Excelent Image quality represented of breath-taking clarity, edge to edge overwhelming resolution of the image, and soft, circular defocusing effects are sure to captivate users. Lens provides constant F2.8 aperture throughout its entire zoom range from wide angle all the way to telephoto. The lens is made up of five ED lenses, aspherical lenses, and HD lenses for thorough suppression of various aberration from infinite distance to extreme close-ups. Here is the Olympus’ best optical performance.

 

ZERO Coating thoroughly eliminates ghosts and flares

ZERO (Zuiko Extra-low Reflection Optical) Coating is applied to the lens surface to thoroughly eliminate ghosts and flares. ZERO Coating boasts clear image quality even under challenging conditions such as a backlit settings.

 

Amazing portability.

Its outstanding portability makes hastle-free  to shoot a picture exactly the way you want in any location.

 

Unparalleled compact and lightweight.

Lens is surprisingly compact and  lightweight. It’s weighs is only half of an equivalent package in full-frame DSLR systems.

Comparison Company A ED 40-150mm F2.8 PRO
Focal length (35mm equivalent) 70-200mm 40-150mm (80-300mm)
Maximum Aperture F2.8 F2.8
Appearances
Dimention: Diameter x Length Ø88.8 x 199mm Ø79.4 x 160mm
Weight 1,490g (with tripod adapter) 880g (with tripod adapter)
System
System total weight 3,245g 1,759g (54% of company A)
Use in the rain

 

Constant lens length when zooming.

The lens combined with OM-D camera bodies to create a very stable shooting platform because the lens length remains unchanged when zooming. Lens utilizes an inner zoom mechanism.

 

Focusing is even faster.

The lens offers faster focusing performance and improved accuracy. Thease are acheived by Dual VCM focusing system (floating lens focusing technology) that uses two linear motors that is for the first time in any lens. The system is capable for both still images and  movies.

 

A linear motor moves two lens groups simultaneously

Dual VCM focusing system (moving two lens groups simultaneously with two linear motors) improves focusing speed as well as close-up shooting performance.

 

Get as close as 70cm from the subject at all zoom ranges

Dual VCM focusing system achieves outstanding closest focusing distance performance of 70cm from the image sensor (approx. 50cm from the front lens) at all zoom ranges while maintaining excellent image quality.

 

Meets the professionals demands. Professional level dust, splash and freeze-proof performance.

 Special sealing materials that prevents dusts and water splashes from entering into the body

A reliable dustproof, splashproof and freeze-proof (-10°C) construction is capable to take pictures under any shooting environments.

 

Intuitive operation.

The MF clutch mechanism provides instant switching between autofocus and manual focus

The lens is equipped with the MF clutch mechanism that enables switching between autofocus and manualfocus mode with one quick action. This mechanism makes pre-focusing possible for quick shooting.

 

Assign frequently used functions to the L-Fn button

 1. L-Fn function button

L-Fn function button provided on the lens. You can assgin one of your most frequent use function, such as pause autofocus fuction as well as other fuctions available from camera custom settings.

 

System accessories

You will never forget your lens hood at home again.

The LH-76 lens hood (included in the box) that can be retracted by sliding back on the lens when storeing the hood. The hood also has a lock mechanism.

 

LSC-1120 Lens Case

A three-layer construction purse-string type lens case (included in the box) securely protects the lens. This all-in-one lens case can also be stored with the lens hood,  lens cap, protection filter and teleconverter remain attached on the lens.

 

MC-14 M.Zuiko Digital 1.4x Teleconverter

The MC-14  can extend s its focal distance of the lens attached to 1.4x. This converter has been constructed of 6 elements lens (including 1 HR lens) in 3 groups with metal exterior parts in a thin form. It provide dustproof, splashproof and freezeproof performance with virtually no image degradation. The MC-14 is compatible with  the M.Zuiko Digital ED 40-150mm F2.8 PRO and the M.Zuiko Digital ED 300mm F4 IS PRO.

  • When using with the ED 40-150mm F2.8 PRO, the maximum image magnification is 0.6x (35mm equivalent)
  • Aperture value drops 1 EV

 

ZUIKO PRF-ZD72 PRO Protection Filter

This protection filter protects lenses from scratches. ZERO Coating is applied on both sides of the lens sureface, and a satin, glare reducing black alumite aluminum frame is also used. Flares and ghosts are suppressed with anti-reflection properties.

 

DR-66 Decoration Ring

This decoration ring covers the screws that get exposed when the tripod collar is removed. Not only does it maintain the texture of the body when the collar is removed, but provides a better grip for hand-held shooting.

 

CBG-10 Camera Bag

This bag can store three f/2.8 PRO lenses and an OM-D. A separately available camera case (CS-42SF) or the sub-case can be attached to the sides of the bag to extend its functionality. Sturdy 2525D polyester is used for the outer material so the camera bag can be used even when shooting in severe environments.

  • VCM (Voice Coil Motor): A linear motor that directly drives a coil with electromagnetic force
  • Pictures are for illustrative purposes only.
  • Screen captures in the monitor are composite images.

 

SPECIFICATIONS

Focal length 40-150mm (35mm equivalent focal length: 80-300mm)
Lens construction diagram 16 elements in 10 groups (1 aspherical ED lens, 2 aspherical lenses, 1 SED lens, 3 ED lenses, 1 HD lens)
Splashproofing Dustproof and splashproof mechanism
Focusing type High-speed imager AF (MSC)
Angle of view 30° to 8.2°
Closest focusing distance 0.7m
Maximum image magnification 0.21x (35mm equivalent maximum image magnification: 0.42x)
Minimum field size 82 × 62mm
Number of diaphragm blades 9 (circular aperture diaphragm)
Maximum aperture F2.8
Minimum aperture F22
Filter size Ø72mm
Size: maximum diameter x length Ø79.4×160mm
Weight 760g (without tripod adapter / 880g (with tripod adapter)
Box contents LC-72 Lens Cap, LR-2 Lens Rear Cap, LH-76 Lens Hood, LSC-1120 Lens Case, Instruction manual, Warranty card

Depth of field

When focusing on a subject, there is an area behind and in front of the focused point that is also in focus. This area is called depth of field. The amount of area behind a focused point will always be greater than the area in front of the focused point regardless of aperture. Depth of field becomes deeper when the focal length is short (wide-angle lens), the focusing distance is long, and aperture is small.

Depth of field table (wide-end focal length : 40mm)

Columns : aperture values
Rows : focusing distance (m)*1

0.70 0.80 0.90 1.00 1.20 1.50 2.00 3.00 6.00
Maximum aperture 0.690 to 0.710 0.787 to 0.814 0.883 to 0.918 0.978 to 1.023 1.167 to 1.235 1.447 to 1.557 1.904 to 2.108 2.779 to 3.261 5.151 to 7.195 34.930 to ∞
4.0 0.687 to 0.714 0.782 to 0.819 0.876 to 0.925 0.970 to 1.032 1.155 to 1.249 1.428 to 1.581 1.868 to 2.153 2.702 to 3.376 4.880 to 7.810 25.098 to ∞
5.7 0.681 to 0.720 0.775 to 0.827 0.867 to 0.936 0.958 to 1.046 1.138 to 1.271 1.400 to 1.617 1.819 to 2.225 2.596 to 3.562 4.532 to 8.938 17.775 to ∞
8.0 0.674 to 0.728 0.765 to 0.839 0.854 to 0.952 0.942 to 1.067 1.114 to 1.303 1.362 to 1.672 1.754 to 2.334 2.460 to 3.866 4.117 to 11.248 12.614 to ∞
11.3 0.664 to 0.741 0.751 to 0.857 0.837 to 0.976 0.920 to 1.098 1.082 to 1.351 1.313 to 1.757 1.670 to 2.510 2.292 to 4.399 3.650 to 17.791 8.960 to ∞
16.0 0.651 to 0.760 0.733 to 0.884 0.813 to 1.012 0.891 to 1.145 1.041 to 1.427 1.250 to 1.893 1.565 to 2.813 2.091 to 5.476 3.149 to 104.820 6.371 to ∞
22.6 0.633 to 0.788 0.709 to 0.925 0.783 to 1.069 0.854 to 1.221 0.988 to 1.552 1.171 to 2.131 1.439 to 3.403 1.864 to 8.454 2.644 to ∞ 4.542 to ∞

Depth of field table (middle focal length : 77mm)

Columns : aperture values
Rows : focusing distance (m)*1

0.70 0.80 0.90 1.00 1.20 1.50 2.00 3.00 6.00
Maximum aperture 0.697 to 0.703 0.796 to 0.804 0.894 to 0.906 0.993 to 1.007 1.190 to 1.211 1.484 to 1.517 1.970 to 2.031 2.932 to 3.071 5.729 to 6.298 124.460 to ∞
4.0 0.695 to 0.705 0.794 to 0.806 0.892 to 0.908 0.990 to 1.010 1.186 to 1.215 1.477 to 1.524 1.959 to 2.043 2.906 to 3.100 5.631 to 6.422 89.642 to ∞
5.7 0.694 to 0.706 0.792 to 0.809 0.889 to 0.911 0.986 to 1.014 1.180 to 1.221 1.468 to 1.534 1.942 to 2.061 2.870 to 3.143 5.491 to 6.616 63.382 to ∞
8.0 0.691 to 0.709 0.788 to 0.812 0.885 to 0.916 0.981 to 1.020 1.172 to 1.230 1.455 to 1.548 1.920 to 2.088 2.819 to 3.207 5.305 to 6.910 44.873 to ∞
11.3 0.687 to 0.713 0.783 to 0.818 0.878 to 0.923 0.973 to 1.029 1.161 to 1.243 1.437 to 1.569 1.888 to 2.127 2.751 to 3.301 5.062 to 7.375 31.771 to ∞
16.0 0.682 to 0.719 0.777 to 0.825 0.870 to 0.933 0.962 to 1.041 1.145 to 1.261 1.413 to 1.599 1.846 to 2.184 2.659 to 3.446 4.756 to 8.153 22.489 to ∞
22.6 0.675 to 0.727 0.767 to 0.836 0.858 to 0.947 0.948 to 1.059 1.124 to 1.288 1.380 to 1.644 1.789 to 2.272 2.540 to 3.673 4.382 to 9.586 15.931 to ∞

Depth of field table (tele-end focal length : 150mm)

Columns : aperture values
Rows : focusing distance (m)*1

0.70 0.80 0.90 1.00 1.20 1.50 2.00 3.00 6.00
Maximum aperture 0.699 to 0.701 0.799 to 0.801 0.898 to 0.902 0.998 to 1.002 1.197 to 1.203 1.495 to 1.505 1.991 to 2.009 2.980 to 3.020 5.921 to 6.081 448.810 to ∞
4.0 0.699 to 0.701 0.798 to 0.802 0.898 to 0.902 0.997 to 1.003 1.196 to 1.204 1.493 to 1.507 1.988 to 2.012 2.973 to 3.028 5.891 to 6.113 324.310 to ∞
5.7 0.698 to 0.702 0.797 to 0.803 0.897 to 0.903 0.996 to 1.004 1.194 to 1.206 1.490 to 1.510 1.983 to 2.018 2.961 to 3.040 5.847 to 6.161 229.250 to ∞
8.0 0.697 to 0.703 0.796 to 0.804 0.895 to 0.905 0.994 to 1.006 1.191 to 1.209 1.486 to 1.514 1.976 to 2.025 2.946 to 3.056 5.786 to 6.230 162.250 to ∞
11.3 0.696 to 0.704 0.795 to 0.806 0.893 to 0.907 0.992 to 1.009 1.188 to 1.213 1.481 to 1.520 1.966 to 2.035 2.924 to 3.080 5.703 to 6.331 114.820 to ∞
16.0 0.694 to 0.706 0.792 to 0.808 0.890 to 0.910 0.988 to 1.012 1.183 to 1.218 1.473 to 1.528 1.952 to 2.050 2.894 to 3.115 5.588 to 6.480 81.214 to ∞
22.6 0.692 to 0.708 0.789 to 0.811 0.886 to 0.914 0.983 to 1.018 1.176 to 1.225 1.462 to 1.540 1.933 to 2.072 2.852 to 3.166 5.434 to 6.703 57.473 to ∞
  • 1 The diameter of the permissible circle of confusion is 1/60mm.
  •  Specifications are subject to change without notice.

 

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