Panasonic Lumix S 24mm F1.8 L-mount lens to ship in October: Digital Images Evaluate

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Panasonic has introduced its Lumix S 24mm F1.8 lens for L-mount. This light-weight lens options 12 parts in 11 teams, together with three aspherical lenses. Three extra-low dispersion and one extremely extra-low dispersion parts assist suppress chromatic aberrations. It makes use of a linear motor to drive the main target group for swift and silent autofocus, and Panasonic says that the lens has been designed to attenuate focus respiration. The minimal focus distance of the 24mm F1.8 is 24cm (9.5″) and the utmost magnification is 0.15x.

The 24mm F1.8 is designed to suit alongside the 50mm F1.8, 85mm F1.8 and upcoming 35mm F1.8. These lens are the identical measurement, roughly the identical weight, and have controls in the identical areas, so gimbals, drones and follow-focus methods will want little-to-no adjustment when swapping lenses. The lens is sealed towards mud and moisture.

The Lumix S 24mm F1.8 might be obtainable in mid-October for $899.

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Panasonic Releases the Compact, Light-weight LUMIX S 24mm F1.8 (S-S24) for the LUMIX S Collection

24mm Vast-Angle Mounted Focal Size Lens with F1.8 Giant Aperture

Newark, NJ (August 31, 2021) – Panasonic is happy to introduce a brand new large-aperture large fastened focal size lens, the LUMIX S 24mm F1.8 (S-S24), because the third addition to the collection of 4 F1.8 large-aperture lenses primarily based on the L-Mount system customary. A complete of 4 F1.8 fastened focal size lenses from the LUMIX S Collection together with 85mm(S-S85), 50mm(S-S50) and the brand new 24mm(S-S24) lens characteristic a typical measurement and place of management elements to offer sensible benefits in use. The lenses’ heart of gravity is comparable, which makes it straightforward to alternate lenses shortly with minimal stability adjustment when the digicam is on a gimbal. As well as, their descriptive efficiency is constant, and a uniform diameter permits using widespread filters.

The LUMIX S 24mm F1.8 is comprised of twelve lens parts in eleven teams together with three aspherical lenses, three ED (Further-Low Dispersion) lenses and one UED (Extremely Further-Low Dispersion) lens. The usage of three aspherical lenses realizes each excessive descriptive efficiency and delightful bokeh, that are widespread benefits to the collection of all F1.8 lenses. It’s appropriate for versatile conditions starting from landscapes to snapshots, benefiting from the large angle of view. The ED lenses and the UED lens successfully suppress chromatic aberration.

The LUMIX S 24mm F1.8 is able to clean, silent operation to work with the digicam’s high-speed, high-precision distinction AF system with the sensor drive at max.240 fps. For the non-linear setting, focus is shifted with a variable quantity based on the rotation pace of the main target ring whereas focus is shifted with a delegated quantity based on the rotational quantum of the main target ring for the linear setting. Sensitivity (the quantity of focus shift per rotational quantum) might be chosen from 90 to 360 levels by 30 levels to allow supposed focus operation.

The LUMIX S 24mm F1.8 additionally excels in video recording efficiency with a mechanism that suppresses focus respiration, which was a deadly downside of all interchangeable lenses designed for nonetheless picture pictures. Additional, with a micro-step aperture management for clean publicity change, skilled high quality video might be recorded.

With its roughly 310g compact measurement and light-weight weight, the LUMIX S 24mm F1.8 options beautiful mobility to suit the S5, LUMIX’s smallest full-frame mannequin. The rugged mud/splash-resistant* design withstands use beneath harsh situations even at 10 levels under zero for top mobility. The filter diameter is 67 mm, with a 9-blade round aperture diaphragm.

With the addition of the upcoming customary 35 mm fastened focal size lens and the 4 F1.8 large-aperture lenses of the LUMIX S collection, the Panasonic and L-Mount system alliance is dedicated to the event of L-Mount lenses for the additional enlargement of its lineup to satisfy the wants of consumers.

The LUMIX S 24mm F1.8 (S-S24) might be obtainable at valued channel companions for $899.99 in mid-October.

* Mud and Splash Resistant doesn’t assure that injury won’t happen if this lens is subjected to direct contact with mud and water.
• L-Mount is a trademark or registered trademark of Leica Digicam AG.
• Design and specs are topic to vary with out discover.

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