HD DA 15/4 AL ED Limited

HD DA 15/4 AL ED Limited

General Description

This lens is almost identical to its predecessor, the smc PENTAX-DA 1:4 15mm Limited except for the following differences:

  • The new HD coating reduces reflections more effectively than the SMC coating. This increases the image contrast especially with back-light conditions.
  • The HD DA 15/4 Ltd. has a rounded iris diaphragm (from f4 to f5.6) to enable soft round rendering of out-of-focus objects like point light sources.
  • The “Pentax 15” lettering on the top side of the lens barrel is replaced by “4/15”.
  • The HD version is 23 g lighter than the SMC version.
  • The HD version is available in black or silver while the SMC version was available in black, only
Product Information
Exact Name HD PENTAX-DA 1:4 15mm ED AL Limited
Color black silver
Year of Introduction 2013 2013
Catalog Number 21470 21480
Sold with Hood built-in
Sold with Case soft case: leather

Technical Specifications

Optical Formula 8 elements in 6 groups
Aperture Range f/4 ~ f/22
Number of Aperture Blades 7
Minimum Focusing Distance 0.18 m
Maximum Magnification 0.15 X
Special Features aspherical element(s), extra-low dispersion element(s), Super-Protect coating
Filter Diameter 49 mm
Maximum Diameter 63 mm
Length 39.5 mm
Weight 189 g
Special Features Quick Shift focus
Cap dedicated metal cap No. 31525 (black) or No. 31500 (silver)
Fitting Hood(s) built-in hood
Fitting Case(s) soft case: leather