Pentax SMC FA 43mm f/1.9

Pentax SMC  FA 43mm f/1.9
$497 - $729
43 mm
autofocus prime lens
f/1.9
  • Generic motor Built-in focus motor

reviewswhat are people saying

"The build quality alone is just so superior; this little beauty is just a joy to handle."

bhphotovideo.com

"So far the results have been great. Nice and sharp. Great bokeh. Excellent lighted build quality."

bhphotovideo.com

"It is very sharp, however the focus could be a tad faster."

bhphotovideo.com

compatibilitywith digital cameras

Full frame

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

Pentax K-1
45.3°
horizontal angle of view
43mm
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 K-3 II and Pentax KP.

Pentax K-70
30.6°
horizontal angle of view
66mm
35mm equivalent focal length

Pros

The Pentax FA 43mm f/1.9 vs other Digital camera lenses

Aperture Wide aperture Help
f/1.9
Length Quite short Help
28 mm
Diameter Small diameter Help
64 mm
Prime lens Prime lens Help
Typically very sharp

The Pentax FA 43mm f/1.9 vs other Digital camera lenses

Auto focus Supports autofocus Help
Easier to use

Cons

The Pentax FA 43mm f/1.9 vs other Digital camera lenses

Zoom range Below average zoom range Help
1x

Specifications

General

Min focal length
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43 mm
Max focal length
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43 mm
Zoom range
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1x
Magnification
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1:8.3 (0.1)

Aperture

Wide maximum
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f/1.9
above average above average
Wide minimum
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f/22
Tele maximum
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f/1.9
above average above average
Tele minimum
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f/22

Features

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

Form factor

Lens mount
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Pentax K
Length
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28 mm
above average above average
Diameter
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64 mm
above average above average
Filter size
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49 mm
Weight
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156 g
above average above average

Angle of view

Wide horizontal
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30.7°
below average below average
Telephoto horizontal
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30.7°
Wide vertical
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20.7°
below average below average
Telephoto vertical
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20.7°
Wide diagonal
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36.5°
below average below average
Telephoto diagonal
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36.5°

Competitors

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