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PENTAX TO EXHIBIT NEW LENS MODELS AT PMA 2008

PENTAX TO EXHIBIT NEW LENS MODELS PMA 2008

 

 

GOLDEN,CO (January 29, 2008)...­PENTAX Imaging Company will be showcasing three digital SLR interchangeable lenses that are currently under development under glass at PMA 2008 from January 31 to February 2 in Las Vegas. The lens models include two DA * (Star) models and one standard zoom as detailed below:

Product name (tentative): smc PENTAX-DA*55mm F1.4 SDM

  • A uni-focal moderate-telephoto lens offering a focal length equivalent to 84.5mm in the 35mm format
  • A large F1.4 maximum aperture to produce beautiful out-of-focus backgrounds
  • SDM system to assure super-quiet, extra-smooth autofocus operation
  • Launch Date TBA

Product name (tentative): smc PENTAX-DA*60-250mm F4ED [IF]SDM

¡¤         A telephoto zoom lens covering moderate- to super-telephoto ranges, with focal lengths equivalent to 92mm to 383mm in the 35mm format

  • SDM system to assure super-quiet, extra-smooth autofocus operation
  • Launch Date Scheduled For Summer 2008

Product name (tentative): smc PENTAX-DA17-70©LF4 AL [IF]SDM

  • A moderate-telephoto zoom lens offering a 4.1-times zoom ratio and focal lengths equivalent to 26mm to 107mm in the 35mm format
  • SDM system to assure super-quiet, extra-smooth autofocus operation
  • Launch Date Schedule For Summer 2008

 

Note: The product names, designs, specifications and marketing schedules of the products above are not final, and are subject to change without notice. Their retail prices have not been decided at this point.

 

PENTAX Imaging Company is an innovative leader in the production of digital SLR and compact cameras, lenses, flash units, binoculars, scopes, eyepieces and mobile printers and scanners.  For more than 80 years, PENTAX technology has developed durable, reliable products that meet the needs of consumers and businesses.  With headquarters in Golden, Colorado, PENTAX Imaging Company is a division of PENTAX of America, Inc.

 

 

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