Olympus Corporation (Director, Representative Executive Officer, President and CEO: Yasuo Takeuchi) is pleased to announce the new M.Zuiko Digital ED 150-400mm F4.5 TC1.25x IS PRO, scheduled to go on sale on January 22, 2021. This high-resolution, super telephoto zoom lens is equipped with a built-in 1.25x teleconverter and covers a wide focal length of 300- 1000mm equivalent1 . It is compliant with the Micro Four Thirds System standard. Highperformance 5-axis sync IS delivers the world’s strongest 8 shutter speed steps2 of compensation, enabling up to 1000mm equivalent1 handheld super telephoto shooting. When paired with the optional M.Zuiko Digital 2x Teleconverter MC-20, this lens is capable of up to amazing 2000mm equivalent1 super telephoto shooting. This lens is sold on order basis.
|Product Name||MSRP||Launch Date|
|M.Zuiko Digital ED 150-400mm F4.5 TC1.25x IS PRO
||1,000,000 yen ~ 8.800 Euros
(1,100,000 yen with tax included)
|January 22, 2021
- High-resolution zoom lens that enables 1000mm equivalent1 super telephoto shooting
High-resolution zoom lens that enables 1000mm equivalent1 super telephoto shooting A lavish, 28 elements in 18 groups lens construction was adopted, including a newly developed large-diameter EDA lens and four Super ED lenses4 for reduced flares and color bleeding across the entire zoom range, and superb resolution to the edges of the image even on a large-diameter lens with a fixed F4.5 aperture. Olympus original Z Coating Nano technology is employed to provide sharp, clear image quality, even in difficult shooting environments, such as backlit scenes. The lens body features a built-in 1.25x teleconverter, maintaining high optical performance while enabling up to 1000mm equivalent1 handheld super telephoto shooting. The optional M.Zuiko Digital 1.4x Teleconverter MC-14 and M.Zuiko Digital 2x Teleconverter MC-20 are also supported. When paired with the MC-20, this lens is capable of up to amazing 2000mm equivalent super telephoto shooting. This lens features a closest focusing distance of 1.3 m across the entire zoom range and close-up shooting performance with a maximum image magnification of 0.57x1 , which increases to 0.71x1 when using the built-in teleconverter, for true telemacro shooting enjoyment.
- Compact, lightweight design with superb weather-resistant performance
The lens barrel is designed using magnesium alloy and the lens hood uses a lightweight carbon fiber to ensure that the center of gravity of the lens does not shift toward the end when the lens hood is used. Use of optimal materials in each area of the lens helps maintain strength and precision while achieving a compact, lightweight design with a length of 314.3 mm and weight of 1,875 g 5 . Pairing this lens with the superb dustproof, splashproof, and freezeproof performance of the Olympus OM-D E-M1X makes it possible to continue shooting in punishing environments such as rain and snow with peace of mind. Compared with the black coating on conventional lenses, the heat-resistant coating on this model efficiently reflects the infrared rays of sunlight, keeping temperatures inside the lens from rising, even in blazing hot weather, for stable optical performance. The front element of the lens features a fluorine coating to provide a smooth and scratch resistant surface and easier cleaning for better maintenance.
- World’s strongest 5-axis sync IS up to 8 shutter speed steps2 of compensation and high-speed, high-precision AF
This lens supports 5-axis sync IS, and at 300mm equivalent1 achieves the world's strongest 8 shutter speed steps2 of image stabilization, and at 1000mm equivalent1 achieves up to 6 shutter speed steps6 of image stabilization when using the built-in teleconverter. The powerful image stabilization is also available, even in the super telephoto range, up to 2000mm equivalent1 , when paired with the optional MC-20 Teleconverter. High image quality hand-held shooting is possible, making it perfect for motor sports and nature photography. Olympus original high-precision lens thinning technology makes the focusing lenses lightweight, enabling fast, high-precision focusing across the entire zoom range.
- Inner zoom system keeps the lens the same length when increasing zoom magnification
- Rubberized zoom/focusing ring for comfortable operation
- Preset focus function allows you to set and recall your favorite focal position
- Tripod base plate in a shape and size that is easy to carry around
- Strap eyelets are installed to improve transportability and reduced load on the lens mount
- Rubber lens end cover, designed to prevent scratches on the front lens
- Compatible with Focus Stacking