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Tokina announces AT-X 16.5-135mm DX Wide-Range lens

Tokina announces the AT-X 16.5-135 DX, a 16.5-135mm f/3.5-5.6 AF lens designed exclusively for digital SLR cameras with APS-C sensors. This Tokina compact super wide zoom range begins at 16.5mm and offers you a wider angle of view than most lenses in its class that start at 18mm. This makes the lens better suited for scenic and travel photography in addition to being a great standard lens for most general photography situations. The newly designed high-precision mechanical zoom cam system minimizes play and eliminates zoom creep...

HIGHLIGHTS

Check-out all Tokina interchangeable SLR lensesThe AT-X 16.5-135 DX's optical design benefits from the latest advances in the industry. Three aspherical elements, one all glass precision-molded element and 2 compound elements yield high contrast. Additionally two Super-low Dispersion (SD) glass elements correct chromatic aberration.

Specifications:

Focal Length: 16.5 - 135mm
Maximum Aperture: F/3.5-5.6
Minimum Aperture: F/22
Construction: 15 element in 9 groups.  
Coatings: Multi-layer coating
Angle of View: 81° - 12°
Minimum Focus Distance: 19.7 in. (0.5m)
Focusing system: Internal focusing
Macro Ratio: 1:5.43
No. Aperture blades: 9
Filter Size: 77mm
Lens diameter: 3.46 in. (84mm)
Total length 3.1 in. (78mm)
Weight:: 21.5oz. (610g)
Accessories: Star bayonet hood (BH777)
Mount Availability: Nikon DX digital/CANON DX digital

Expected Availability: Nikon- June Canon- July
Check-out the current range of Tokina lenses at Shopping.com

Additional information: Check-out all Tokina interchangeable SLR lenses
March 24, 2009
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