50-200mm f2.8-3.5 SWD Super Telephoto Lens
A popular pro-class telephoto zoom lens gets a terrific makeover!
The Zuiko Digital 50-200mm SWD Pro lens is a super-telephoto zoom lens that features the Supersonic Wave Drive (SWD) autofocusing system and covers a very popular telephoto zoom range that's the equivalent of a 100-400mm (35 mm) film format lens. Long a favourite of enthusiasts and professionals requiring a lightweight and compact super telephoto zoom lens for portrait, photojournalism, sport, landscape, wildlife and nature photography applications, the 50-200mm lens has just gotten much better!
The newly developed Olympus-original SWD lens drive technology has made possible an ultra-fast, whisper-quiet and high-precision AF system. SWD maximises the astonishing AF speed capability of the new E-3 camera body. The new lens autofocuses faster than the previous model by two times.
ED lens elements are used extensively to correct the color blurring that can occur when telescopic lenses are extended to their maximum focal length, while the digital-dedicated design ensures high-definition performance with clear, crisp images from edge to edge. Multicoating has been improved from the previous model for even better flare resistance and improved picture contrast.
Superb close-up shooting capability with an outstanding minimum shooting distance of just 1.2 meters throughout the zoom range. With a maximum shooting magnification of 0.21x (equivalent to 0.42x on a 35mm camera lens) this lens outperforms any other in its class. The powerful closeup shooting capability makes it easy to capture shots of small, easily disturbed small nature subjects from a comfortable distance.
Circular aperture blade mechanism creates a smooth, uniform, aesthetically pleasing blur in out of focus areas of the picture.
The lens hood has a sliding window to facilitate rotation of a polarizing filter when one is used.
The Splashproof and Dustproof design and robust construction makes it suitable for professional use.
* 50-200mm (100-400mm equivalent)
* Three ED lens elements
* Portrait, Sport, Wildlife, Nature, Landscape, Fashion, Photojournalism
* Splashproof and Dustproof
Product Name 50-200mm f2.8-3.5 SWD Super Telephoto
Focal Length 50-200mm
35mm Equivalent Focal Length 100-400mm
Lens 16 Elements in 15 Groups, (including 3 ED lenses)
Angle of View 24 - 6.2 degrees
Closest Focusing Distance 1.2m
Maximum Image Magnification 0.21x
35mm Equivalent Magnification 0.42x
Number of Blades 9 (Circular Aperture Diaphragm)
Maximum Aperture f2.8 (50mm) - f3.5 (200mm)
Minimum Aperture f22.0
Filter Size Diameter 67mm
Dimensions Diameter 86.5 x 157mm
Weight 995g (Weight without the tripod adapter)
Lens Hood LH-70C
Lens Cap Lens Cap: LC-67B Lens Rear Cap: LR-1
Lens Case LSH-1220
Box Contents 50-200mm F2.8-3.5, Lens Cap(LC-67B), Lens Rear Cap(LR-1), Lens Hood(LH-70C), Lens Case(LSH-1220), Instruction Manual, Olympus Worldwide Warranty Card