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Pentax at Photokina 2008 - Pentax to showcase model products at Photokina 2008.

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Pentax LogoPress Release:

Pentax U.K. is pleased to exhibit another interchangeable lens and a rear converter at Photokina 2008. Both items are currently under development for use with Pentax digital SLR cameras.
Digital-SLR-exclusive unifocal DA Limited-series lens
  1. Product name (tentative): smc Pentax DA* 15mm F4 ED AL Limited
  2. Ultra-wide-angle DA* Limited series lens designed for exclusive use with PENTAX  digital SLR cameras
  3. Extremely compact and light construction
  4. Exclusive design with aluminium body
  5. Integrated hood
  6. Fifth model in the popular DA* Limited series, developed as part of PENTAX’s quest for the ultimate in image-description performance
  7. Scheduled to be marketed in spring 2009
Digital-SLR-exclusive accessory
  1. Product name (tentative): smc PENTAX-DA 1.4X REAR CONVERTER SDM
  2. First rear converter equipped for autofocus operation of PENTAX digital SLR cameras
  3. SDM mechanism for extra-smooth, super-quiet autofocus operation
  4. Compatible with conventional (mechanical) autofocus system
  5. Marketing date to be announced
Note: The product names, designs, specifications and marketing schedules of the products above are not final, and are subject to change without notice. Retail prices have not yet been fixed. For more information please visit the Pentax website.

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