Announcement: OLYMPUS M.ZUIKO DIGITAL 100-400mm 1: 5.0-6.3 IS ED MSC

On February 12.02.2020, 100 the OLYMPUS M.ZUIKO DIGITAL 400-1mm 5.0: 6.3-XNUMX IS ED MSC lens was announced.

OLYMPUS M.ZUIKO DIGITAL 100-400mm 1: 5.0-6.3 IS ED MSC

OLYMPUS M.ZUIKO DIGITAL 100-400mm 1: 5.0-6.3 IS ED MSC

Basic properties

  • For Olympus Mirrorless Cameras Micro 4/3
  • Relative Hole: 1: 5.0-6.3
  • Focal length: 100-400 mm (EFR 200-800 mm)
  • MDF: 1.3 meters
  • Maximum magnification ratio: 1:1.75
  • Focus distance limiter, AF / MF switch
  • Built-in 3-stop IS. This is only the third lens for Micro 4/3 with IS function
  • Focusing System MSC (Movie / Still Compatible)
  • Optical design: 21 elements in 15 groups, includes 2 Super HR, 2 HR, 3 ED. The optical design is very similar to that of SIGMA 100-400 mm 1: 5-6.3 DG OS | C (Contemporary) [not to be confused with the version 100-400 / 5-6.3 DG DN OS C] (see my comparison animation)
  • Enlightenment ZERO coating (Zuiko Extra-low Reflection Optical)
  • Filter Diameter: 72 mm
  • Protected enclosure
  • Tripod foot
  • Weight: 1120 gram
  • Price: about 1.500 dollars. All prices for modern Olympus lenses are available see here.

Appearance

All OYMPUS M.ZUIKO DIGITAL Lenses for Micro 4/3

  1. 8mm 1: 1.8 FISHEYE PRO
  2. 9mm 1: 8 FISHEYE
  3. 12mm 1: 2 ED MSC
  4. 15mm 1: 8
  5. 17mm 1: 1.2 PRO
  6. 17mm 1: 1.8 MSC
  7. 17mm 1: 2.8
  8. 25mm 1: 1.2 PRO
  9. 25mm 1: 1.8 MSC
  10. 30mm 1: 3.5 ED MSC MACRO 1.25X
  11. 45mm 1: 1.2 PRO
  12. 45mm 1: 1.8 MSC
  13. 60mm 1: 2.8 ED MSC MACRO
  14. 75mm 1: 1.8 ED MSC
  15. 300mm 1: 4 IS PRO
  16. 7-14mm 1: 2.8 PRO
  17. 9-18mm 1:4-5.6 ED
  18. 12-40mm 1: 2.8 PRO
  19. 12-45mm 1: 4 PRO
  20. 12-50mm 1: 3.5-6.3 EZ ED MSC MACRO
  21. 12-100mm 1: 4 IS PRO
  22. 12-200mm 1:3.5-6.3 ED MSC
  23. 14-42mm 1:3.5-5.6 ED
  24. 14-42mm 1: 3.5-5.6 L ED
  25. 14-42mm 1:3.5-5.6 MSC II
  26. 14-42mm 1:3.5-5.6 R MSC II
  27. 14-42mm 1: 3.5-5.6 EZ ED MSC
  28. 14-150mm 1:4-5.6 ED
  29. 14-150mm 1:4-5.6 ED MSC II
  30. 40-150mm 1: 2.8 PRO
  31. 40-150mm 1:4-5.6 ED MSC
  32. 40-150mm 1: 4-5.6 R ED MSC
  33. 75-300mm 1:4.8-6.7 ED MSC
  34. 75-300mm 1:4.8-6.7 ED MSC II
  35. 100-400mm 1:5-6.3 IS ED MSC
  36. 150-400mm 1: 4.5 TC 1.25X ED IS PRO

Decoding of the main markings of OLYMPUS lenses M.ZUIKO DIGITAL for Micro 4/3:

  • PRO - professional lens
  • SPLASH PROOF - a protected lens (so are marked, for example, all 'PRO'-lenses)
  • ED (Extra-low Dispersion) - low dispersion elements in the optical circuit
  • MSC (Movie & Still Compatible) - a special focusing system for comfortable video and photography
  • EZ (Electronic Zoom) - electronic zoom
  • IS (Image Stabilizer) - built-in image stabilizer
  • MACRO - macro lens
  • Fisheye - ultra wide angle fisheye lens
  • R (?) - lens with an updated design
  • II - second version of the lens
  • TC - built-in teleconverter
  • the lenses 9mm 1: 8 FISHEYE и 15mm 1: 8 (MF) do not have auto focus

All Olympus Micro 4/3 cameras

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Olympus OM-D EM Series:

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Comments: 2, on the topic: Announcement: OLYMPUS M.ZUIKO DIGITAL 100-400mm 1: 5.0-6.3 IS ED MSC

  • koba

    If at one time Olympus began to build a system based on APS-C matrices, we would have had an excellent manufacturer, and we ourselves would not have suffered, even the dead continue to produce excellent equipment.

  • Vvs

    Zuiko - pronounced like a bunny?

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