HD PENTAX-D FA* 70-200mm F2.8ED DC AW

  • Fast, F2.8 lens
  • High Performance Optical Design with Aero Bright Coating II and HD coating
  • All weather construction
  • Improved Quick Shift Focus System

Introducing the HD PENTAX-D FA* 70-200mm F2.8ED DC AW, offering the finest performance in a mid to telephoto zoom focal range. The HD PENTAX-D FA* 70-200mm lens is optically designed to capture the absolute finest detail while offering exceptional operational performance. Experience superb image quality thanks to the newly improved Aero Bright Coating II and HD coating with low reflectivity which significantly reduces flare and ghosting. Equipped with a (DC) motor and focus range limiter to achieve faster and quieter focusing, along with its all weather construction, the HD PENTAX-D FA* 70-200mm lens will significantly enhance sporting, portraiture and wildlife photography in any weather environment. ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass elements ensure exceptional edge to edge sharpness, high contrast and true colour rendition as well as 9 rounded diaphragm blades ensure beautiful soft bokeh.

  • High-performance Star (*) Series Lens

    This high-performance Star (*) series lens assures exceptional image rendition with edge-to-edge sharpness by effectively compensating various aberrations to a minimum. When mounted on a PENTAX K-mount SLR camera body, it provides a zoom ratio of approximately 2.9 times to cover a telephoto range from 107mm to 307mm in the 35mm format

  • HD and Aero Bright Coating II

    This zoom lens is treated with the newly developed Aero Bright Coating II — a lens-coating nanotechnology that employs a super-low refractive film fabrication process to assure light reflectance lower than that of the conventional Aero Bright Coating.* By coupling this advanced lens coating with the high-grade, multi-layer HD Coating** that reduces reflectance in the visible light spectrum to less than 50 percent of that of conventional multi-layer coatings,  this lens allows the user to capture crisp, high-contrast images free of flare and ghosting, even under demanding lighting conditions * A state-of-the-art, PENTAX-original lens coating technology developed from nanotechnology. It applies a silica aerogel coating layer with uniform porous structure over a regular multi-coating layer to reduce surface reflections across a wide wavelength range and produce crisp, high-quality images. ** HD stands for High Definition.

  • SP (Super Protect) Coating

    The PENTAX-original SP (Super Protect) coating repels dust, water and grease to keep your lens clean and your image quality at its peak.

  • Fast, F2.8 Lens

    This lens offers a large maximum aperture of F2.8 over the entire zoom range, making it ideal for portraiture with beautifully defocused foreground/background and sports photography where high shutter speeds to freeze the action are required.

  • Focus Range Limiter

    Focus Range Limiter minimizes AF operation time by allowing the user to fix the focus range to one of three sub-ranges -- Full, close range (1.2 to 4m) or far range 4m to ∞).



Angle Of View

34.5°-12.5° (w/ PENTAX DSLR)

Number Of Diaphragm Blades

9 Rounded (70mm f/2. 8 200mm f/5.6)

Minimum Focusing Distance

3.9’ (1.2m)

Maximum Magnification



WEIGHT (W/O HOOD): 61.9 oz (1755g)
WEIGHT (W/ HOOD): 64.7 oz (1835g)
WEIGHT (w/ hood and Tripod mount) 71.2 oz (2020g)

Objective Cap


Diaphragm Control

Fully Automatic


HD Coating, SP (Super Protect) Coating, Aero-Bright coating, Quick-shift Focus, All Weather construction

Lens Construction

19 elements in 16 groups



Minimum Aperture


Filter Diameter



3.6” x 8.0” (91.5 x 203mm)


Lens Case HS110 – 230



Tripod Adapter


Focal Length

70-200mm (equiv. 105mm - 300mm)

  • Lens Cap O-LC77  
  • Tripod Mount O-TM80
  • Lens Case HS110-230
  • Lens Hood PH-RBM77
  • Rear Lens Cap B


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