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Item#: 9SIA4P01PC3577

OLYMPUS ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 70-300mm F4.0-5.6 Lens

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Covering field of view to 600mm (35mm equivalent), this high mobility super-telephoto zoom lens weighs only 620 grams. Also, this lens incorporates three ED (Extra-low Dispersion) lens elements to offer sharper, higher-contrast imaging performance.

Furthermore, 1x magnification (35mm equivalent) tele-macro photography is capable. Thanks to the Four-Thirds system, the lens offers a lot of the footwork out of both super-telephoto and macro photography worlds.

  • newegg Telephoto Macro Zoom Lens The Olympus Zuiko Digital ED 70-300mm F4.0-5.6 Lens offers a stunning 70-300mm zooming capability that closes the gap between you and the subject.
  • newegg Extra-low Dispersion (ED) Glass The ED glass can effectively minimize chromatic aberration to a degree that is remarkable in telephoto lenses.
  • newegg 1X Magnification to Your Camera The lightweight Olympus Zuiko Digital ED 70-300mm F4.0-5.6 Lens increases your camera’s zooming capability by incredibly one times, so you can shoot subjects much farther away. The high-grade lens offers increased detail even at the edge of an image.


Learn more about the Olympus America Inc. 261057

Model

Brand
OLYMPUS
Model
261057
Type
Zoom Lens

Spec

Diameter
58mm
Specifications
Focal Length: 70-300 mm (equivalent to 140-600 mm on a 35 mm film camera)

Lens construction: 14 Elements in 10 Groups, (including 3 ED lens)

Angle of View: 18 deg.-4.1 deg.

Closest Focusing Distance: 0.96m (at MF shooting) note: 1.2m when using at AF shooting

Maximum Image Magnification: 0.50x (equivalent to 1.0x on a 35 mm film camera)

Minimum Field Size: 26 x 35 mm

Number of Blades: 9 (Circular Aperture Diaphragm)

Maximum Aperture: f4.0 (70mm) - f 5.6 (300mm)

Minimum Aperture: f 22

Dimension Diameter: 80x127mm

Weight: 620g

Features

Features
Covering field of view to 600mm (35mm equivalent), this high mobility super-telephoto zoom lens weighs only 620 grams. Also, this lens incorporates three ED (Extra-low Dispersion) lens elements to offer sharper, higher-contrast imaging performance.

Furthermore, 1x magnification (35mm equivalent) tele-macro photography is capable. Thanks to Four-Thirds system, the lens offers a lot of the footwork out of both super-telephoto and macro photography world.

Manufacturer Warranty

Parts
1 year limited
Labor
1 year limited

Quick Info

Warranty

  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year


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  • Donald Y.
  • 6/3/2010 1:46:30 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat lens

Pros: very nice optics clear ,very nice lens. A nice addition to my equipment. I bought the lens when newegg was running promotion. Great price. Just a great lens for my son and daughters sports. would highly recommend

Cons: none

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  • Anonymous
  • 2/27/2010 10:23:37 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

4 out of 5 eggsGood Lens

Pros: Decent priced lens

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: Using lens on an E510.
Good lens, was concerned about how slow it was to focus and zoom until I updated the E510 firmware for the 150mm lens, after that zoomand focus were much faster, roughly equivalent to the Canon 250mm lens we use on a Canon XS.
When lens fully zoomed vibration/shake can be a problem. This is typical with all zoom lenses. Best used with a tripod, a monopod can help. But I do use it frequently without either and get satisfactory pictures. A remote shutter release would be a good investment for this lens as even clicking the shutter can cause vibration that affects the picture quality.
Focusing on a small object when fully zoomed can be a problem as the focal area is quite small and keeping the aiming dot on the target can be a problem.
All in all I am very satisfied with this lens, it has given excellent pictures when used on a tripod and I go very lightly on the shutter release. Used on a monpod or free hand the camera is much more susceptible to shake/vibrat

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  • Wei C.
  • 12/15/2009 6:20:53 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsgood lens at this price

Pros: low price, i bought it in a deal that it only cost me 335 after tax. And i got this 70-300mm lens which is 140-600mm equivalent. Very useful for long distance shooting

Cons: The aperture is from 1/4, it hardly can be used when light is not enough, like indoor situation. It also can't get auto focus in a Inadequate lighting environment. And the image is not that sharpen, either.

Other Thoughts: It's a usable long distance lens. With this price, it performs well when lighting is adequate. I can't ask more, cause that will be called greedy...

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  • Margot M.
  • 12/15/2009 3:46:02 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

5 out of 5 eggsaffordable and decent

Pros: at this price, + adding the extra focal range from my camera.. the value is unbeatable.

Cons: no complaints, it feels a little sluggish but i dont intend to take pictures on the fly.

Other Thoughts: to the first poster.. dont post service problems here.. they are very general in nature and probably not directed at the actual product. review the product not the story.. it doesnt help other buyers when they see a down rated product for for reasons other than product funtionality..

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  • Garrett P.
  • 12/10/2009 9:22:06 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

5 out of 5 eggsGreat value lens

Pros: Great reach! This lens is the equivalent of a 600mm lens on a full frame camera. It doubles as a macro lens. Lightweight lens for the reach it has.

Cons: Needs a lot of light, works best at approx F8. Fairly slow focus.

Other Thoughts: This is an excellent lens for the price. I'm not sure what problems the other reviewer had, but I've always had great support from Newegg and will continue to use them.

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  • john b.
  • 11/27/2009 10:23:37 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsno lens

Pros: nice lens if i got it

Cons: absolutely no way to contact customer service--phone goes nowhere--email chat doesn,t have any way to send

Other Thoughts: newegg is just as bad as paypal & you really have to work at it to be that bad

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