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M.Zuiko ED 12-40mm f2.8 PRO

M.Zuiko ED 12-40mm f2.8 PRO

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Overview

M.Zuiko ED 12-40mm f2.8 PRO at a Glance

Need an excellent all-around lens to capture your stories? This high-performance zoom was made for you. Many Olympus Visionaries and other professionals consider the M.Zuiko ED 12-40mm f2.8 PRO (24 - 80mm 35mm equivalent) an indispensable piece of equipment. Its superior optics, fast maximum aperture throughout the zoom range and fully weather-sealed, all-metal construction make it suitable for the most demanding professionals and enthusiasts.

  1. 12-40mm Focus Length
  2. ZERO Coating
  3. Max. Image
 Magnification .3x
  4. Splashproof 
Construction
  5. Bright f2.8
 Aperture
  6. MSC Movie & Still Compatible
  7. Manual Focus 
Clutch
  8. Lens Hood 
Included
  9. Dedicated Fn 
Button
  • QUALITY
  • WEATHERPROOF
  • CONTROL
  • VERSATILITY
  • PORTABILITY
  • QUIET AUTO FOCUS
  • QUALITY
  • WEATHERPROOF
  • CONTROL
  • PROFESSIONAL BUILD 
QUALITY

    We know that serious shooters need the highest quality equipment, so we built the 12-40mm f2.8 PRO zoom accordingly. The premium metal lens body incorporates 14 lens elements in 9 groups, including Olympus ZERO-coated HD, ED, DSA and HR lenses. A seven blade circular aperture produces pleasing background defocusing effects. And its fixed f2.8 aperture is bright enough to capture sharp images across the entire zoom range.

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  • SPASHPROOF,DUSTPROOF, 
FREEZEPROOF.

    Sometimes the harshest conditions produce the most dramatic photo opportunities. With separate seals to keep out moisture and dust, the 12-40mm f2.8 PRO is ready to take on the elements. You don’t have to baby this baby!

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  • TAKE MAXIMUM CONTROL

    The 12-40mm f2.8 Pro makes it simple to shoot your way. Adjust settings on the fly with the programmable L-Fn function button – located right on the lens barrel for easy access. Or switch seamlessly between auto and manual focus with the Manual Focus Clutch mechanism.

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  • UNMATCHED SHOOTING 
VERSATILITY

    The 12-40mm f2.8 PRO features a wide-angle focal length designed to faithfully reproduce landscapes, architecture and nature scenes. Shooting portraits? The seven blade circular aperture produces pleasing background defocusing effects, while the bright, fixed f2.8 aperture means you’ll be able to capture stunning images – even in low light.

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  • PERFECT SIZE, PERFECT SHOT

    M.Zuiko PRO lenses are significantly smaller than many professional DSLR lenses of equivalent specifications. Using a much more compact system expands your shooting field and increases photographic possibilities

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  • SHHH, AMAZING 
PHOTOGRAPHY IN PROGRESS

    The inclusion of the Movie & Still Compatible (MSC) mechanism makes Auto Focus operations nearly silent. In combination with the OM-D's silent electronic shutter, you can photograph skittish nature subjects as well as indoor events that require complete silence like musical performances. The size and weight of the OM-D system and these silent features open up a whole new world of shooting possibilities!

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  • PROFESSIONAL BUILD 
QUALITY

    We know that serious shooters need the highest quality equipment, so we built the 12-40mm f2.8 PRO zoom accordingly. The premium metal lens body incorporates 14 lens elements in 9 groups, including Olympus ZERO-coated HD, ED, DSA and HR lenses. A seven blade circular aperture produces pleasing background defocusing effects. And its fixed f2.8 aperture is bright enough to capture sharp images across the entire zoom range.

    More
  • SPASHPROOF,DUSTPROOF, 
FREEZEPROOF.

    Sometimes the harshest conditions produce the most dramatic photo opportunities. With separate seals to keep out moisture and dust, the 12-40mm f2.8 PRO is ready to take on the elements. You don’t have to baby this baby!

    More
  • TAKE MAXIMUM CONTROL

    The 12-40mm f2.8 Pro makes it simple to shoot your way. Adjust settings on the fly with the programmable L-Fn function button – located right on the lens barrel for easy access. Or switch seamlessly between auto and manual focus with the Manual Focus Clutch mechanism.

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Specs

Key Specs

  1. Focal Length
    12-40mm
  2. 35mm Equivalent Focal Length
    24-80mm
  3. Lens Construction
    14 Elements in 9 Groups (Aspherical ED lens, 2 Aspherical lenses, DSA lens, 2 ED lenses, HD lens, 2 HR lense)
  4. Dust & Drip Proof
    Yes
  5. Closest Focusing Distance
    0.2m
  6. Maximum Aperture
    f2.8
  7. Minimum Aperture
    f22

Lens Diagrams

  1. MTF 12mm F2.8 Chart
  2. MTF 40mm F2.8 Chart
  3. Lens Element Diagram

Additional Specs | Weight | Size

  1. Angle of View
    84 - 30 Degree
  2. Max. Image Magnification
    0.3x
  3. 35mm Equivalent Max. Image Magnification
    0.6x
  4. Minimum Field Size
    58 x 44  mm
  5. Number of Blades
    7 (Circular Aperture Diaphragm)
  6. Filter Size
    Diameter 62mm
  7. Weight
    .84 lbs. (382g)
  8. Focusing System
    High-speed Imager AF (MSC) - Linear Motor Drive System
  9. Box Contents
    Lens Cap(LC-62D), Lens Rear Cap(LR-2), Lens Hood(LH-66), Lens Case(LSC-0918) Instruction Manual, Olympus Worldwide Warranty Card
  10. Related Accessories (Option)
    Protection Filter (PRF-D62 PRO)
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August 7, 2019 by Joe
My favorite lens ever !
Couldn’t ask for more ! Bought this lens for a month long trip to Italy. I thought it would be useful but as it turned out it never came off my Pen-f. I was worried it would be too big for my trusty Pen-f but it felt perfect in my hands. The zoom range and fast 2.8 aperture were made for travel photography. The build of this lens is awesome. The manual focus clutch paired with auto magnify gives you the most accurate focusing you could ask for. Oh, and the pictures, they are just beautiful straight out of the camera with detail and contrast to die for. I’ve been shooting for 40 years and this my be my favorite lens ever. Coupled with my Pen-f, to this old film shooter, it’s like a magic machine.
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July 29, 2019 by Clinton
Recommend This I do
I bought this lens to replace my kit 14-42 and so far I am impressed with the build quality, and clarity of glass. It is a different beast compared to what I am use to and has a bit of a learning curve if you have never used professional quality glass.before. It is a sharp and weather sealed lens that I am looking forward to getting to know and using more. I was surprised to see a function button on a lens, but alas I have never owned a pro glass before... Yes I love this lens, yes I recommend this lens. No regrets.
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June 28, 2019 by Michel
Overall, great lens. Could use some improvements. however.
Excellent all around lenss, sharp and easy to use. Mu only complaint is the soom ring that is really stiff so move, sepecially when you to videos. For photography, it's absolutely flawless.
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