Pentax HD DA 560mm f/5.6 ED AW

Last Updated (29 November’12):

Pentax HD DA 560mm f/5.6 ED AW is a super telephoto lens which offers a 35mm-equivalent focal length of 859mm. It has has a maximum aperture of f/5.6 with a 9 rounded diaphragm blade construction. While the construction consists of 6 elements in 5 groups that includes a high-grade multi-layer HD coating on lens elements for sharp, clear imagery with reduced flare and ghosting due to internal reflections. There is also two extra-low dispersion (ED) lens elements to prevent chromatic aberration and maintain image clarity. The lens measures (D x L) Approx. 5.13 x 20.54″ (130.3 x 521.70 mm) with weight 6.70 lb (3.04 kg).

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Pentax HD DA 560mm f/5.6 ED AW Features

The Pentax HD DA 560mm f/5.6 ED AW equipped with a Super Protect (SP) coating for increased protection on the front element and for greater ease when cleaning. Not only does it, this lens also utilize a built-in DC driving motor to provide smooth auto focusing, while by using the Quick-Shift focus system, you can instantly switch between AF and MF modes.


+ Super telephoto-length lens provides a 35mm equivalent focal length of 859mm.

+ Telescope-type optical construction integrates two extra-low dispersion elements to help reduce chromatic aberration.

+ High-grade multi-layer HD coating and SP (Super Protect) coating ensure image fidelity, reduce lens flare, and provide additional protection to the lens elements.

+ AF driving motor (DC motor) produces smooth autofocus operation.

+ Dustproof and weather-resistant design utilizes 29 special seals for increased protection when working in the elements.

+ Built-in 40.5mm drop-in filter holder facilitates easier switching between filters.

+ Autofocus system is compatible with K10D and later Pentax K-mount bodies (manual focus is supported on all K-mount Pentax DSLRs).

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