Panasonic Lumix 45mm lens

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Lumix 45mm
Maker Panasonic
Technical data
Type Macro
Focal length 45mm
Focal length (35mm equiv.) 90mm
Aperture (max/min) f/2.8 - f/22
Close focus distance 0.15 m (5.91 in)
Max. magnification 1.0
Construction 14 elements / 10 groups
Features
Lens-based stabilization Yes Yes
Macro capable Yes Yes
Physical
Max. length 62.5 mm (2.46 in)
Diameter 63 mm (2.48 in)
Weight 380g (12.4 oz)
Filter diameter 46 mm
History
Introduction 2009

The Panasonic Lumix 45mm f/2.8 lens is a macro lens for Micro Four Thirds system cameras. It is co-branded between Leica and Panasonic, built in Japan under Leica management.

The lens has a hardware stabilization switch ("Mega OIS" in Panasonic branding). It also has a switch for focal range, to reduce focus hunting when macro capability is not needed.

Focusing is internal, so polarizing filters can be used consistently. The 46mm thread lets a Micro Four Thirds user share filters between it, the Panasonic 14mm, Panasonic 20mm, and Panasonic Leica 25mm lenses.

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