Kowa Prominar 8.5mm f/2.8 Micro Four Thirds SV

Kowa Prominar 8.5mm f/2.8 Micro Four Thirds SV

Code: KWPROM8.5S    Brand: Kowa Optical Products   
  • Super Wide Angle Lens for MFT Format
  • f/2.8 and T3.0 Max Aperture and T-Stop
  • 9-Blade Circular Iris
  • 17 Lens Elements in 14 Groups
  • 7.9" Minimum Focusing Distance
  • Dual Link Iris (Silent / Click-Stop)
  • Floating Mechanism System
  • Aluminum Alloy Body
  • Made in Japan
    Supplier Code: PROMINAR 8.5S
  • The super wide angle manual lens “KOWA PROMINAR 8.5mm F2.8” has a diameter of 106 degrees. This greatly reduces TV distortion to a value of just 0.12% producing high-definition pictures and movies. Chromatic aberration is limited at the highest level due to XD lenses.


    Dual Link Iris
    A dual Link Iris system makes it possible to choose silent or click aperture adjustment. Aperture settings can be changed in an instant




    Circular Aperture
    The construction of the aperture blades with 9 elements makes it possible that the diaphragm shows a circle at all f-stops, creating a more natural impression.




    Aluminium Alloy Body
    All internal parts are protected by a solid and rigid aluminium housing.The body feels reassuringly well made with good balance and weightiness in the hand and when attached to a camera body.




    Floating Mechanism System
    The floating mechanism system is effective in preventing malfunction and increasing the life of the lens. High optical performance was achieved in all photographic subject distances.

    Made in JAPAN
    From design to inspection, these Kowa lenses benefit from our concept “Made in Japan”. At the forefront of technology, the lenses where designed and developed drawing on over 60 years of Kowa optical heritage.

    Standard Package
    Master Lens, Lens Hood, Objective Cap, Mount Lens Cover, Soft Case.


    Angle of View 93.5°(H)x77.1°(V)x106.0°(D)
    F/T-number F2.8/T3.0
    Filter thread 86mm (attach to lens hood)
    Focal Length 8.5mm
    Iris 9 (Circular Aperture)
    Lens Construction 17 Elements in 14 Groups
    Max Diameter x Length 71.5x86.8mm (excluding the lens hood)
    Max Reprojection Ratio 1 : 12.5
    Min Foucsing Distance 0.2m
    Weight 440g (excluding the lens hood)


  • Kowa PROMINAR MFT 8.5mm f/2.8 Lens (Silver)
  • Lens Hood
  • Objective Cap
  • Mount Lens Cover
  • Soft Case
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