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Olympus M.Zuiko Digital 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II

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M.Zuiko Digital 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II

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Lowest Price: £199.00

Boasting a brand new, optimised overall design, the latest generation of the M.ZUIKO DIGITAL 14-42mm 1:3.5-5.6 II R (35mm equivalent focal length: 28-84mm) has now arrived. This ultra-compact zoom lens delivers magnificent 3x zoom performance as small as before in a renewed design. It is also equipped with MSC technology for superb videos and still pictures - with extremely high-speed, practically silent auto focusing and great movie sound even when zooming in and out. However fast your subject and however far away, this lens has the specialist capabilities to rise to challenge and deliver stunning visual results and complete with interchangeable decoration rings it perfectly matches the colour of different PEN cameras.

Chromatic Aberration Charts

CA at 25mm | <a target="_blank" href="http://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/MZuiko-Digital-1442mm-f3556-II-3462/highres/olympus14-42mm_MKII_CAat25mm_1310127625.jpg">High-Res</a>
CA at 42mm | <a target="_blank" href="http://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/MZuiko-Digital-1442mm-f3556-II-3462/highres/olympus14-42mm_MKII_CAat42mm_1310127625.jpg">High-Res</a>
CA at 14mm | <a target="_blank" href="http://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/MZuiko-Digital-1442mm-f3556-II-3462/highres/olympus14-42mm_MKII_CAat14mm_1310127625.jpg">High-Res</a>

MTF Charts

MTF at 25mm | <a target="_blank" href="http://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/MZuiko-Digital-1442mm-f3556-II-3462/highres/olympus14-42mm_MKII_MTFat25mm_1310127612.jpg">High-Res</a>
MTF at 42mm | <a target="_blank" href="http://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/MZuiko-Digital-1442mm-f3556-II-3462/highres/olympus14-42mm_MKII_MTFat42mm_1310127612.jpg">High-Res</a>
MTF at 14mm | <a target="_blank" href="http://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/MZuiko-Digital-1442mm-f3556-II-3462/highres/olympus14-42mm_MKII_MTFat14mm_1310127612.jpg">High-Res</a>

Photos of Equipment

Olympus M.Zuiko Digital 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II | <a target="_blank" href="http://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/MZuiko-Digital-1442mm-f3556-II-3462/highres/olympus1442mmblackiijpg_1310115588.jpg">High-Res</a>

Sample Photos

Wide angle - ISO200, 1/500, f/5.6, 14mm (35mm equiv: 28mm) | <a target="_blank" href="http://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/MZuiko-Digital-1442mm-f3556-II-3462/highres/Olympus_14-42mm_II032_1310126881.jpg">High-Res</a>
ISO200, 1/1000, f/5.6, 14mm (35mm equiv: 28mm) | <a target="_blank" href="http://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/MZuiko-Digital-1442mm-f3556-II-3462/highres/Olympus_14-42mm_II020_1310126881.jpg">High-Res</a>
Telephoto - ISO200, 1/640, f/5.6, 14mm (35mm equiv: 28mm) | <a target="_blank" href="http://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/MZuiko-Digital-1442mm-f3556-II-3462/highres/Olympus_14-42mm_II033_1310126881.jpg">High-Res</a>
ISO200, 1/100, f/5.6, 14mm (35mm equiv: 28mm) | <a target="_blank" href="http://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/MZuiko-Digital-1442mm-f3556-II-3462/highres/Olympus_14-42mm_II016_1310126881.jpg">High-Res</a>
ISO200, 1/1600, f/5.6, 14mm (35mm equiv: 28mm) | <a target="_blank" href="http://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/MZuiko-Digital-1442mm-f3556-II-3462/highres/Olympus_14-42mm_II026_1310115769_1310126881.jpg">High-Res</a>
ISO200, 1/160, f/5.6, 14mm (35mm equiv: 28mm) | <a target="_blank" href="http://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/MZuiko-Digital-1442mm-f3556-II-3462/highres/Olympus_14-42mm_II015_1310115769_1310126881.jpg">High-Res</a>
Barrel Distortion at 14mm - ISO100, 1/1250, f/5.6, 14mm (35mm equiv: 28mm) | <a target="_blank" href="http://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/MZuiko-Digital-1442mm-f3556-II-3462/highres/Olympus_14-42mm_II029_1310115769_1310126881.jpg">High-Res</a>
Close focus distance of 25cm is very useful - ISO200, 1/250, f/5.6, 42mm (35mm equiv: 84mm) | <a target="_blank" href="http://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/MZuiko-Digital-1442mm-f3556-II-3462/highres/Olympus_14-42mm_II005_1310126881.jpg">High-Res</a>
1/13 sec | f/4.2 | 22.0 mm | ISO 100 | <a target="_blank" href="http://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/MZuiko-Digital-1442mm-f3556-II-3462/highres/1442test26_1310992141.jpg">High-Res</a>
0.3 sec | f/5.6 | 42.0 mm | ISO 100 | <a target="_blank" href="http://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/MZuiko-Digital-1442mm-f3556-II-3462/highres/1442test28_1310992173.jpg">High-Res</a>
1/250 sec | f/4.0 | 14.0 mm | ISO 100 | <a target="_blank" href="http://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/MZuiko-Digital-1442mm-f3556-II-3462/highres/1442test32_1310992221.jpg">High-Res</a>
1/125 sec | f/5.6 | 42.0 mm | ISO 100 | <a target="_blank" href="http://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/MZuiko-Digital-1442mm-f3556-II-3462/highres/1442test33_1310992266.jpg">High-Res</a>
1/8 sec | f/5.6 | 42.0 mm | ISO 100 | <a target="_blank" href="http://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/MZuiko-Digital-1442mm-f3556-II-3462/highres/1442test34_1310992301.jpg">High-Res</a>	| <a target="_blank" href="http://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/MZuiko-Digital-1442mm-f3556-II-3462/raw/14-42_test-34.dng">RAW</a>
0.5 sec | f/11.0 | 42.0 mm | ISO 100 | <a target="_blank" href="http://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/MZuiko-Digital-1442mm-f3556-II-3462/highres/1442test35_1310992340.jpg">High-Res</a>	| <a target="_blank" href="http://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/MZuiko-Digital-1442mm-f3556-II-3462/raw/14-42_test-35.dng">RAW</a>
Newspaper Resolution test - 2 sec | f/22.0 | 42.0 mm | ISO 100 | <a target="_blank" href="http://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/MZuiko-Digital-1442mm-f3556-II-3462/highres/1442test36_1310992373.jpg">High-Res</a>	| <a target="_blank" href="http://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/MZuiko-Digital-1442mm-f3556-II-3462/raw/14-42_test-36.dng">RAW</a>
Newspaper Resolution test - 1/25 sec | f/3.5 | 14.0 mm | ISO 100 | <a target="_blank" href="http://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/MZuiko-Digital-1442mm-f3556-II-3462/highres/1442test40_1310992409.jpg">High-Res</a>	| <a target="_blank" href="http://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/MZuiko-Digital-1442mm-f3556-II-3462/raw/14-42_test-40.dng">RAW</a>
Newspaper Resolution test - 0.4 sec | f/11.0 | 14.0 mm | ISO 100 | <a target="_blank" href="http://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/MZuiko-Digital-1442mm-f3556-II-3462/highres/1442test41_1310992446.jpg">High-Res</a>	| <a target="_blank" href="http://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/MZuiko-Digital-1442mm-f3556-II-3462/raw/14-42_test-41.dng">RAW</a>
Newspaper Resolution test - 1.6 sec | f/22.0 | 14.0 mm | ISO 100 | <a target="_blank" href="http://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/MZuiko-Digital-1442mm-f3556-II-3462/highres/1442test42_1310992487.jpg">High-Res</a>	| <a target="_blank" href="http://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/MZuiko-Digital-1442mm-f3556-II-3462/raw/14-42_test-42.dng">RAW</a>
Bokeh Test - 1/640 sec | f/5.6 | 42.0 mm | ISO 200 | <a target="_blank" href="http://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/MZuiko-Digital-1442mm-f3556-II-3462/highres/14427180034_1310994854.jpg">High-Res</a>

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