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Pentax smc FA 50mm F1.4 vs Pentax smc D-FA 50mm F2.8 Macro

Looking to find more information regarding these two camera lenses? Check out our side by side comparison of the Pentax smc FA 50mm F1.4 vs Pentax smc D-FA 50mm F2.8 Macroto review specs, pros and cons, and which is right for you.

Pentax FA 50mm F1.4 Top Features

  • 50mm Focal Range
  • F1.4 Max Aperture
  • Filter Thread: 49mm
  • Max Format: 35mm FF
  • Pentax KAF Mount
  • Weight: 220g.
  • Diameter: 64mm
  • Length: 38mm
  • Min Focus Distance:0.45m
  • Max Magnification:0.15x

Pentax smc FA 50mm F1.4

Pentax D-FA 50mm F2.8 Macro Top Features

  • 50mm Focal Range
  • F2.8 Max Aperture
  • Filter Thread: 49mm
  • Max Format:
  • Pentax KAF Mount
  • Weight: 265g.
  • Diameter: 68mm
  • Length: 60mm
  • Min Focus Distance:0.2m
  • Max Magnification:1x

Pentax smc D-FA 50mm F2.8 Macro

Our Winner: Pentax smc FA 50mm F1.4 over Pentax smc D-FA 50mm F2.8 Macro

Max Aperture – Wide 1.4 vs 2.8
Max Aperture – Tele 1.4 vs 2.8
Weight 220g vs 265g
Diameter 64mm vs 68mm
Length 38mm vs 60mm

Pros Of Pentax smc D-FA 50mm F2.8 Macro over Pentax smc FA 50mm F1.4
Minimum Focus Distance 0.2m vs 0.45m
Max Magnification 1x vs 0.15x

Cons Of Pentax smc FA 50mm F1.4 and Pentax smc D-FA 50mm F2.8 Macro
Image Stabilization No vs No
Weather Sealing No vs No

Pentax FA 50mm F1.4 vs Pentax D-FA 50mm F2.8 Macro All Features

General Pentax FA 50mm F1.4 Pentax D-FA 50mm F2.8 Macro
Brand Pentax Pentax
Lens Type Prime Prime
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Lens Type Standard Prime Macro Prime
Lens Mount Pentax KAF Pentax KAF
Max Format 35mm FF 35mm FF
Focal Range 50mm 50mm
Image Stabilization No No
Colour Black Black
Zoom Method No Zoom No Zoom
Power Zoom No No
Zoom Lock No No
Zoom Ratio 1.0X 1.0X
Aperture
Max Aperture F1.4 F2.8
Min Aperture F22.0 F32.0
Aperture Ring Yes Yes
Diaphragm Blades 8 8
Optics
Optical Elements 7 8
Optical Groups 6 7
Special Elements unknown unknown
Focusing
Min Focus Distance 0.45m 0.2m
Max Magnification 0.15X 1X
Autofocus Yes Yes
AF Motor Type Screw drive from camera Screw drive from camera
Full Time Manual Yes
Focus Method Unit Unknown
Distance Scale Yes Unknown
DoF Scale Yes Yes
Distance Scale Yes Unknown
Focus Distance Limiter Unknown Unknown
Physical Specs
Weight 220g 265g
Diameter 64mm 68mm
Length 38mm 60mm
Materials Unknown Unknown
Weather Sealing Unknown Unknown
Filter Thread 49mm 49mm
Filter Notes Does not rotate on focus
Hood Supplied No Yes
Hood Code PH-SA49 Unknown
Tripod Collar No No
Optional Accessories
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