Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 EZ Lens (Micro Four Thirds)

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Key Features

  • 14-42mm focal length
  • 28-84mm equivalent focal length on Micro Four Thirds
  • F3.5-5.6 maximum aperture; F22 minimum
  • Stepper motor AF
  • Electronic power zoom
  • 0.25m/9.85" minimum focus
  • 37mm filters

Product Description

The M.Zuiko Digital ED 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 EZ is a slimline kit lens designed to complement small mirrorless cameras like the OM-D E-M10. It uses an electronic, rather than mechanical zoom, which also enables smooth zooming during movie recording. It's just 23mm / 0.9" thick, weighs in at just 91g / 3.2 oz, and comes in a choice of black or silver. Olympus also offers an unusual automatically-opening lens cap as an optional extra.


Principal specifications
Lens type Zoom lens
Max Format size FourThirds
Focal length 14–42 mm
Image stabilisation No
Lens mount Micro Four Thirds
Maximum aperture F3.5 - F5.6
Minimum aperture F22.0
Aperture ring No
Number of diaphragm blades 5
Aperture notes Circular aperture diaphragm
Elements 8
Groups 7
Special elements / coatings 3 Aspherical elements, 1 ED glass element, 1 S-HR glass element
Minimum focus 0.25 m (9.84)
Maximum magnification 0.23×
Autofocus Yes
Motor type Stepper motor
Full time manual Unknown
Focus method Internal
Weight 91 g (0.20 lb)
Diameter 61 mm (2.4)
Length 23 mm (0.91)
Colour Black, silver
Zoom method Rotary (extending)
Power zoom Yes
Filter thread 37 mm
Hood supplied No
Hood product code No 'official' hood
Optional accessories LC-37C automatic lens cap
Notes Compact retracting design with electronic power zoom

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