Pentax SMC DA 10-17mm f/3.5-4.5 ED

Pentax SMC  DA 10-17mm f/3.5-4.5 ED
$379
10-17 mm
autofocus 1.7x zoom lens
f/3.5-4.5
variable aperture
  • Generic motor Built-in focus motor
  • Fisheye circular wide angle

reviewswhat are people saying

"I just love this lense! Sharp, exact focus on the k10 and superbly build. "

bhphotovideo.com

"I am very pleased with this lens so far. It is built well and shots are very clear. "

bhphotovideo.com

"It does not have very good resolution, so it is not a fit if you want to take crisp nature photo, also chromatic aberration is very apparent."

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compatibilitywith digital cameras

Full frame

This lens is compatible with Full frame cameras such as the Pentax K-1.

Pentax K-1
180 - 127.5°
horizontal angle of view
10-17mm
35mm equivalent focal length

APS-C (1.5x crop factor)

This lens is compatible with APS-C (1.5x crop factor) cameras such as the Pentax K-70, Pentax KP and Pentax K-3 II.

Pentax K-70
143.9 - 80.9°
horizontal angle of view
15.5-26mm
35mm equivalent focal length

Pros

The Pentax DA 10-17mm f/3.5-4.5 ED vs other Digital camera lenses

Fisheye Fisheye Help
Extremely wide circular images

The Pentax DA 10-17mm f/3.5-4.5 ED vs other Digital camera lenses

Auto focus Supports autofocus Help
Easier to use

Cons

The Pentax DA 10-17mm f/3.5-4.5 ED vs other Digital camera lenses

Aperture Narrow aperture Help
f/3.5
Max focal length Poor telephoto lens Help
17 mm
Fixed aperture Variable aperture Help
Narrower aperture at longer focal lengths

The Pentax DA 10-17mm f/3.5-4.5 ED vs other Digital camera lenses

Prime lens Zoom lens Help
Typically not as sharp as prime lenses

Specifications

General

Min focal length
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10 mm
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Max focal length
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17 mm
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Zoom range
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1.7x
Magnification
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1:2.6 (0.4)

Aperture

Wide maximum
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f/3.5
Wide minimum
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f/22
Tele maximum
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f/4.5
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Tele minimum
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f/32
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Features

Auto focus
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Yes
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Focus motor
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Generic motor
Image stabilization
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None
Fisheye
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Yes
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Tilt-shift
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No

Form factor

Lens mount
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Pentax K
Length
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71 mm
Diameter
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69 mm
Filter size
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None
Weight
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320 g

Angle of view

Wide horizontal
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144.6°
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Telephoto horizontal
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81.2°
below average below average
Wide vertical
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92.4°
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Telephoto vertical
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53.4°
below average below average
Wide diagonal
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180.5°
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Telephoto diagonal
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98.5°
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