Zuiko Lens ED 18-180mm f3.5-6.3

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Zuiko Lens ED 18-180mm f3.5-6.3

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Zuiko Lens ED 18-180mm f3.5-6.3
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CA$549.99
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Item #261054-410

This is lightweight, compact and with a great 10x standard zoom lens covered to the range of distinct telephoto effect. It is equivalent to 36-360mm on a 35mm camera. The almighty lens can cover most of shooting scene. The closest focusing distance is down to 45cm in entire zoom area, and 0.23x (equivalent to 0.46x on a 35mm camera) of magnification allows you close-up shots. Two ED lenses and two aspherical lenses compensate each aberration to give the high-performance in entire zoom area.

Zuiko Lens ED 18-180mm f3.5-6.3

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This is lightweight, compact and with a great 10x standard zoom lens covered to the range of distinct telephoto effect. It is equivalent to 36-360mm on a 35mm camera. The almighty lens can cover most of shooting scene. The closest focusing distance is down to 45cm in entire zoom area, and 0.23x (equivalent to 0.46x on a 35mm camera) of magnification allows you close-up shots. Two ED lenses and two aspherical lenses compensate each aberration to give the high-performance in entire zoom area.

Directly compatible with E-System cameras. Compatible with Micro Four Thirds digital cameras (PEN\OM-D) through use of the MMF-2 or MMF-3 (Four Thirds Lens Adapter to Micro Four Thirds Lens Adapter). The MMF-3 is dust and splash proof for use with that type of lens on a dust and splash proof body. Note, AF performance may diminish as compared to being on an E-System body.

Item # 261054

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January 21, 2016 by harvey
Useful Range
Very useful range for a very compact lens. Very sharp images for a zoom. I adapted this lens to my OMD EM-5 and really like it. for the focal length of 36-360mm. I find a lot of times 100mm isn't enough but I don't need 400mm so this lens fits a common use. I carry a fisheye and a 12mm prime when I need a wider lens. No lens with a reach of 360mm will go wider than 36mm and no 28mm lens has more than 300mm of reach. Works well adapted to Micro 4/3 bodies. Autofocus not as fast as newer lenses but good quality and very compact for the reach and image quality. Good color and DOF. For good light if zoomed out. A good match for the OMD bodies. Handles well on them. And older one but I like this lens, had good luck with it shooting distant objects, especially using focus assist and 5-Axis IS.
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August 24, 2013 by Roger
Underrated Lens in the Lineup
First and foremost, this lens is a part of the SG range of Zuiko lenses. There are also HG lenses, of which I own three (11-22, 50 Macro and 50-200) and there are also SHG lenses, of which I own four (7-14, 14-35, 35-100 and 150). A comparison with these higher grade with more refined optics and build would be unfair. Within its class, I find this lens to perform quite well, with the added benefit of the 10X telephoto range. I find the lens to excel in near macro and close up settings. Yes, this lens performs better with more light, and typically that is when I shoot with the SG lenses. This is a step up from the kit lenses, and offers the shooter a versatile and well built lens for a variety of situations.
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June 15, 2013 by Thomas
Lense I use 90 Percent of the time
This lens is the one lens I take everywhere, there may be sharper lenses but this one is fine for most things. When you don't want to carry a lot of weight or be ready for any type of shooting this is the one I take.
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