M.ZUIKO DIGITAL 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 II R [28-84mm (35mm camera equivalent)]

The new 14-42mm lens features a new exterior design while retaining the high performance of the M.ZUIKO DIGITAL 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 II standard zoom lens. It can be used in a wide range of applications from street shooting to portrait pictures. The MSC (Movie & Still Compatible) mechanism which makes the Fast AF so fast and quiet assures high-quality, in-focus movies as well as still images.

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M.ZUIKO DIGITAL 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 II R [28-84mm (35mm camera equivalent)]MSC

Sample Images

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Sample 01

Sample 01
Camera E-P3
Shutter speed 1/500
Aperture value F11.0
Image size 4032 x 3024
File size 5.21MB

Sample 02

Sample 02
Camera E-P3
Shutter speed 1/640
Aperture value F8.0
Image size 4032 x 3024
File size 5.1MB

Lens Architecture / MTF Chart

Lens Architecture
MTF Chart


Focal Length 14-42mm (35mm equivalent focal length 28-84mm)
Lens Construction 8 Elements in 7 Groups, 3 Aspherical lenses
Angle of View 75 - 29 Degree
AF System High-speed Imager AF (MSC)
Closest Focusing Distance 0.25m (at 14-19mm of focal length) / 0.3m (except 20-42mm of focal length)
Maximum Image Magnification 0.19x (35mm equivalent Maximum Image Magnification 0.38x)
Minimum Field Size 68 x 91mm
Number of Blades 7 (Circular Aperture Diaphragm)
Maximum Aperture F3.5 (14mm) - F5.6 (42mm)
Minimum Aperture F22
Filter Size Diameter 37mm
Dimensions Diameter 56.5 x 50mm
Weight 113g
Box Contents Lens Cap(LC-37B), Lens Rear Cap(LR-2), Decoration Ring(DR-40), Instruction Manual, Olympus Worldwide Warranty Card
Related accessories (Option) Protection Filter (PRF-D37), Lens Hood (LH-40), Lens Case (LSC-0814), Decoration Ring(DR-40)

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