Pentax-FA HD 31mm f1.8 Limited Lens - Black
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Pentax-FA HD 31mm f1.8 Limited Lens - Black

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If it is versatility that you are after, look no further than the Pentax-FA HD 31mm f1.8. As a noteworthy addition to the HD PENTAX-FA Limited series, this lens stands as a high-performance wide-angle prime, well-suited to a range of everyday shooting applications. Authenticity and intricate detailing come as standard to the PENTAX-FA Limited series, with the 31mm maximising its bright f/1.8 aperture to excel in low-light. Depth of field control assists in isolating your subject, whilst the nine-blade rounded diaphragm grants you a stunning bokeh quality. The PENTAX high-grade HD coating offers a much higher light transmission than conventional lens coatings. This leads to impeccable image rendition and thorough ghosting/flare control for high contrast and accurate, neutral colour balance. The PENTAX SP coating effectively repels dust, stains, and debris from the glass. A 31mm lens with a focus upon aesthetics - both in results and build.

Pentax-FA HD 31mm f1.8 Limited Lens Key Features:

  • A noteworthy addition to the HD PENTAX-FA Limited series
  • An exceptional wide-angle prime lens
  • Ideal for landscape, street, and architectural photography
  • Aperture range from f/1.8 to f/22
  • Impressive 9-blade rounded diaphragm
  • Full-frame format/K-Mount lens
  • 9 lens elements in 7 key groups
  • Features enhanced PENTAX HD multi-layer coating
  • PENTAX SP (Super Protect) coating
  • Fully-integrated lens hood
  • Shippoyaki enamel mount pointer
  • Stylish and compact form

Expanded Pentax-FA HD 31mm f1.8 Limited Lens Key Features:

31mm Magic

This wide-angle 31mm lens is designed for full-frame Pentax K-mount cameras. It can also be used with APS-C models, providing a 46.5mm equivalent focal length. This lens is able to maximise its bright f/1.8 aperture in low-light situations, whilst great control is given over the required depth of field. The nine-blade rounded diaphragm produces a stunning bokeh that adds depth and contrast to your image. This lens, therefore, affords sharp imaging performance with natural perspective and high contrast - ideal for architectural photography. Whilst the large aperture and depth of field control are valuable assets for landscape and street photography.

The Limited Series

Some 25 years ago, PENTAX introduced the ‘Limited Series’ at the time of traditional SLR technology. They got straight to the point, producing three lenses with distinct focal length designations to include; a wide-angle 31mm, a standard 43mm, and a portrait-specific 77m. The common theme became clear; intricately detailed construction for impressive imaging quality. This now forms the foundation of the HD PENTAX-FA Limited series consisting of the 31mm f1.8, 43mm F1.9, and the 77mm F1.8.

Aesthetic Appeal

The Pentax-FA HD 31mm f1.8 Limited Lens is stunning. The design effortless combines the modern with the traditional, with a sleek and portable body, vintage accents, and accessible aperture ring. A fully-integrated lens hood, exclusive aluminium lens cap, and lens bag are also provided.

In regard to the aesthetics of your imagery, the Pentax-FA HD 31mm f1.8 utilises an SP (Super Protect) coating to repel dust, stains, and debris. It also makes the glass easier to wipe-down after a shoot and is highly resistant to abrasions and scratching. The PENTAX high-grade HD coating then offers a much higher light transmission than conventional lens coatings. In terms of imagery, this allows for maximum contrast and sharpness without flare and ghosting. This is even possible when employing a bright back-lit set up in the studio, something conventional lenses would struggle with.

What's in the box?

  • 1 x Pentax-FA HD 31mm f1.8 Limited Lens
  • 1 x Pentax O-LW65A Lens Cap
  • 1 x Pentax Rear Lens Cap (B) for Bayonet Mount Lenses
  • 1 x Lens Case

FAQs:

Which camera bodies is this lens compatible with?

This wide-angle 31mm lens is designed for full-frame Pentax K-mount cameras. It can also be used with APS-C models, providing an 46.5mm equivalent focal length.

What types of shooting style is this lens best suited to?

This 31mm lens is an exceptional all-rounder, combining sharp imaging performance with natural perspective and high contrast. It is, therefore, ideal for architectural photography, whilst the large aperture and depth of field control are valuable assets for landscape and street photography.

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Product Specification

Angle of view (degrees) 70°
Aperture blades 9
Lens mount Pentax K
Camera Lens Type Wide-Angle Prime
Filter thread (mm) 58
Focal length (tele) 31
Focal length (wide) 31
Hood model fixed
Image stabilisation None
Included Accessories Lens Cap O-LW65B, Lens Mount Cap K, Lens Case P70-140
Lens elements 9
Lens groups 7
Max aperture - tele 1.8
Max aperture - wide 1.8
Minimum aperture 22
Minimum Focus Distance (m) 0.3
Size 65mm x 69mm
Weight (g) 341
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Final Instalments £43.13
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Annual Rate of Interest 19.9% P.A.
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Product Code: 1769860-wex Manufacturers Part Number: 20210