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Panasonic announces 8mm f/3.5 fisheye for Micro Four Thirds


Panasonic has announced an 8mm f/3.5 fisheye lens for Micro Four Thirds.  What makes this lens unique is the ability to use gelatin filters.  It will be available July, 2010 for approximately $999.99.  We’re looking forward to testing this lens in the future.  Specs after the link.

Lens construction • 10 elements in 9 groups (1 ED element)
Mount • Micro Four Thirds
Image stabilization • No
Focal length • 8mm (35mm equivalent 16mm)
Aperture type • 7 diaphragm blades (circular aperture)
Aperture range • F3.5-F22
Minimum focussing distance • 0.1m/0.33ft
Maximum magnification •Approx. 0.20x / 0.40x (35mm equivalent)
Diagonal angle of view • 180°
Filter size • NA (rear-mounting of gelatine filter possible only, Sheet filter holder 22mm / 0.86in  x  22mm / 0.86in)
Dimensions • 60.7mm x 51.7mm (2.39in x 2.04in)
Weight • Approx 165g / 5.82oz
Accessories • Lens cap
• Rear cap
• Lens storage bag
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