Tokina AT-X 11-16 f/2.8 PRO DX Ⅱ Lens Announced

Tokina AT-X 11-16 f/2.8 PRO DX Ⅱ Lens Announced

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Tokina has announced a replacement for their hightly regarded AT-X 11-16 f/2.8 for APS-C sensors.

AT-X 116 PRO DX Ⅱ

  • 11 ~ 16mm F2.8 (IF) ASPHERICAL
  • Retail Price: ¥ 90,000 (tax not included with hood)
  • Product photography is Nikon mount specification.
  • Nikon digital (APS-C)
  • Will be released in late March 2012.
  • Canon digital (APS-C)
  • Will be released in late July 2012.

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Below is a Google translated spec list

The newly developed SD-M (Silent Drive-Module)
Using high-quiet DC motor, sealed by the shape and integral gear reducer motor, quiet to significantly enhanced.

GMR sensor (magnetic sensor Precision)
AT-X 16-28 F2.8 PRO FX like, AT-X 116 PRO DX II to the GMR sensor mounted directly under the high-resolution focus. Focus control enables precise than the rotation detection sensor is used as a normal AF sensor control, and succeeded in accelerating the speed AF as a result.

Adoption of new coating
AT is well received generally taken to improve the multi-coating as well as X 116 PRO DX has a more smooth gradation of the shadows.

Achieved by adopting high-dimensional depiction of ultra-low dispersion glass and aspherical lens
P-aspheric lens placed in front of the group MO. Together with molded glass aspherical lens placed in the rear lens group which, while correcting the distortion, we are ideally each aberration correction. In addition, SD very close to fluorite (ultra low dispersion) glass, “FK03″ by adopting two, we aim to eliminate chromatic aberration.

Compact and good operability
The one-touch focus clutch, AF-MF transition is simply sliding the focus ring to the front side. Feeling when manual focus, reasonable torque in the sense focus ring allows precise focusing.

While a large aperture zoom F2.8, achieve a minimum focusing distance 0.3m. Effective in taking advantage of the change in perspective drawing.

In addition, the filter size is 77mm. Frequent use C-PL Filter also available.

Focal length 11 ~ 16mm Filter Size 77mm
Brightness F2.8 Zoom mode Rotating zoom
Minimum aperture F22 Number of aperture blades Nine
Lens Construction 13 images in 11 groups Greatest dimension 84.0mm
Coating Multilayer coating Full-length 89.2mm
Angle of view 104 ° to 82 ° (with Nikon). Weight 550g
Minimum focusing distance 0.3m Accessories Flower-shaped bayonet hood (BH-77A)
Macro maximum magnification 1:11.6
Compatible Mount Nikon digital (APS-C) :4961607-634349

Canon digital (APS-C) :4961607-634356

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