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Pentax DA 560mm F/5.6 ED AW Lens

Weatherproof - Seals protect from dust, humidity and light splashing.Weatherproof - Seals protect from dust, humidity and light splashing.Fixed focal-length. No zoom.Fixed focal-length. No zoom.Rectilinear are normal lenses that show straight lines as straight lines.Rectilinear are normal lenses that show straight lines as straight lines.Thread size in milimeters for screw-on filters.Thread size in milimeters for screw-on filters.112Quick-Shift Autofocus, also called Direct Manual-Focus (DMF).Quick-Shift Autofocus, also called Direct Manual-Focus (DMF).

Lens Description

The Pentax DA 560mm F/5.6 ED AW is a super telephoto prime designed for cameras with a APS-C (1.5X) sensor. This prime has a 560mm focal-length. It provides the same field of view as a 840mm lens on a Full-Frame camera. The body of this lens is weatherproof against adverse weather such as rain and snow. It has sealing to prevent entry of water and dust.

This prime can focus down to 560cm from the imaging plane which gives it a maximum magnification of 0.1X. The lens offers a Quick-Shift AF system which lets the user simply rotate the focus-ring to focus manually. A built-in focus motor is used to set the focus-distance. It allowed Pentax to optimize the motor precisely for this lens in order to maximize performance.

This lens is only available for Pentax K. Follow this link for all current compatible digital cameras: Pentax K mount cameras with APS-C (1.5X) sensors.

Pentax DA 560mm F/5.6 ED AW

Pentax DA 560mm F/5.6 ED AW Specifications

Brand Pentax Model DA 560mm F/5.6 ED AW
Mount Pentax K FAF3 Max FLM 1.5X
Focal Length 560mm View Angle 2.9°
Max ApertureF/5.6Min ApertureF/45
Min Focus560cmMagnification0.1X
Filter Size112mm Aperture Blades9
Size (D x L)131 x 522mm Weight3040g
TiltN / A ShiftN / A
Stabilization ProtectionWeatherproof
Zoom Drive Mechanic Focus Drive AF with Quick-Shift
Zoom Mechanism N / A Focus Mechanism Internal
Hood Retractable Focus Motor Internal
Perspective RectilinearIntroduced2012-09-11
Features

Rear 40.5mm filter holder with rotating polarizer included.

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Pentax 560mm F/5.6 Facts


Weatherproof - Seals protect from dust, humidity and light splashing.Weatherproof - Seals protect from dust, humidity and light splashing.Fixed focal-length. No zoom.Fixed focal-length. No zoom.Rectilinear are normal lenses that show straight lines as straight lines.Rectilinear are normal lenses that show straight lines as straight lines.Thread size in milimeters for screw-on filters.Thread size in milimeters for screw-on filters.112Quick-Shift Autofocus, also called Direct Manual-Focus (DMF).Quick-Shift Autofocus, also called Direct Manual-Focus (DMF).
560mm Focal-Length F/5.6 Constant Aperture
112mm Filter Thread AF with Quick-Shift
Pentax K Mount 1.5 Max Crop-Factor
3040g Lens Weight 131 x 522mm (D x L)
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