Panasonic HPS14042S


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  • 28-84mm (35mm equiv.) focal length suitables for various subjects
  • Outstanding compactness and high image quality by lens construction
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Comprising of 9 lenses in 8 groups, the lens system features excellent contrast at entire zoom range. The inclusion of 4 aspherical lenses that helps achieving the downsizing of lens unit also improves optical performance by minimizing distortion, even at the 28 mm wide end. The 2 ED lenses effectively compensates for the chromatic aberration. And, the retractable-type zoom lens boasts outstanding compactness with approx. 26.8 mm** in length and approx. 95g in weight to realize ultra-high mobility,

Panasonic's Nano Surface Coating technology is adopted to minimize the reflection at entire visual light range (380nm-780nm) by applying the extra-low refractive index coating with nano-sized structure on the surface of the lens. It results in the super clear image with dramatic reduction of ghost and flare.

Panasonic H-PS14042S Features:

  • 28-84mm (35mm equiv.) focal length suitables for various subjects
  • Outstanding compactness and high image quality by lens construction
  • Nano Surface Coating technology for dramatic reduction of ghost and flare
  • Model: HPS14042
  • POWER O.I.S. (Optical Image Stabilizer) that suppresses large, slow movement 2x more effectively *when compared with the conventional MEGA O.I.S.
  • Electronic Zoom and MF lever for operation at ease

Panasonic H-PS14042S Specifications:

  • Mount: Micro 4/3
  • Lens Structure: 9 elements in 8 groups (4 aspherical lenses, 2 ED lenses)
  • Image Stabalization: POWER O.I.S.
  • Focal Length: f= 14mmto 42mm (35mm camera equivalent 28mm to 84mm)
  • Aperture Range: F3.5(Wide) - F5.6(Tele)
  • Minimum Aperture: F22
  • Aperture Type: 7 diaphragm blades / Circular aperture diaphragm
  • Diagonal Angle of View: 75°(W) - 29°(T)
  • Closest Focusing Distance: 0.2m (14-20mm), 0.3m (21-42mm)
  • Maximum magnification: Approx. 0.17x / 0.34x (35mm camera equivalent)
  • Mount material: Metal
  • Filter Size: 37 mm
  • Overall Length (Approx.): 1.06" (26.8 mm)
  • Weight (Approx.): 3.35 oz. (95 g)
  • Standard Accessories: Lens cap, Lens rear cap, Lens storage bag


*1 For a digital interchangeable lens as of August 26, 2011.

*2 For the DMC-GH2, DMC-G3 and DMC-GF3. The time for focusing on the subject is measured with the DMC-GF3 to move the lens position to "2m" from "infinity" position at wide-end. Panasonic measurement method. The firmware of the DMC-GF3 must be updated to ver.1.1 or later. Panasonic measurement method.

*3 Compared with the conventional MEGA O.I.S.

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