9-18mm f/4.0-5.6 Olympus Zuiko Digital ED

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9-18mm f/4.0-5.6 Olympus Zuiko Digital ED
Key features
Maker: Olympus
Lens mount: Four Thirds
Manual/user guide: Download here
Category: Standard Grade
Image Stabilisation No
Optical IS switch: N/A
Programmable Fn button: No
Collapsible barrel: No
Power zoom: No
Focus motor: Micromotor
Silent focus motor: No
AF Live View optimised: Yes
Manual focus: Electronic fly-by-wire
Distance indicator: No
Depth of field scale: No
Dust & moisture sealed: No
Internal focus: Yes
Internal zoom: No
Macro capable: 0.12x (0.24x on full frame)
Unique features: Affordable super wide angle zoom
Application: Super wide angle zoom
Colour finish: Black
Technical data
Type: Zoom
Focal length: 9-18mm
Focal length (35mm equiv.): 18-36mm
Frame coverage: 100-62 degrees
Aperture (max/min): f/4-22
Lens coating: Olympus multi-coating
Construction: 9 groups / 13 elements
Special glass elements: 1 DSA, 1 glass mould Asph ED, 1 Asph
# Diaphragm blades: 7 (rounded)
Close focus distance: 0.25m
Max. magnification: 1:8.3
Max. diameter: 79.5mm
Max. length: 78mm
Min. length: 73mm
Weight: 275g
Filter diameter: 72mm
Lens hood: Included: LH-75C
Case: Optional
Front cap: LC-72B
Rear cap: LR-1
Angle of view
Horizontal: 90° - 53.1°
Vertical: 67.4° - 36.9°
Diagonal: 100.5° - 62°
Introduced: May 2008

The 9-18mm f/4.0-5.6 Olympus Zuiko Digital ED is a Four Thirds mount super wide angle lens developed with affordability, light weight and compact dimensions in mind, but without sacrificing image quality. It's a technically ambitious lend design incorporating a large DSA front element.