BRIEFS: New Products

Tokina 17-35mm full-frame lens…Inca Pro Variable ND filter…Kingston Data Traveler USB…Nikon SB910 Speedlight…

Tokina takes walk on the wide side

Adeal has announced the release of the Tokina AT-X 17-35mm f4 lens, designed for use with professional full-frame Nikon and Canon cameras.

The Tokina AT-X 17-35mm f4 gives photographers a flexible wide-angle option. With a focal length of 17mm at the wide side, the lens yields a spectacular 103.9 degree field of view – great for shooting in tight situations or for taking in wide expanses. This compact wide-angle zoom has a bright, constant f4 aperture for easier viewing in lower light situations and extended depth of field control , while still maintaining a reasonable size (89x94mm) and weight (600g).

Minimum aperture is f22, while minimum focussing distance is 27.9cm (11 inches). Outer diameter is 89mm.

Two Super-Low Dispersion glass elements and one aspheric glass element allow the proprietary optical design to achieve excellent contrast and sharpness as well as  controlling chromatic aberration. Tokina’s exclusive One-touch Focus Clutch Mechanism allows the photographer to switch between AF and manual simply by snapping the focus ring forward or back.

Superior seals around moving parts making the lens more water-resistant to withstand the rigours of professional use.

The  Tokina AT-X 17 -35mm f4 lens has an RRP of $1199,  and it’s available now.

 

Inca Pro Variable ND filter

Adeal has also introduced a new range of Variable ND Filters to the Inca Pro range.

Suitable for both photo and video applications, the Inca Pro Variable ND Filters offer 2 to 8 stops of added density by easily rotating the outer filter ring. With excellent quality German-made Schott glass and precision processing, the Inca Pro Variable ND Filter will not produce unwanted colour casts.

For photo applications, the Inca Pro Variable ND Filter saves the hassle of carrying multiple ND filters, and eliminates the requirement for ND filter stacking. For the DSLR Videographer, the Variable ND Filter enables control of exposure and depth of field, allowing you to shoot at open apertures.

The Inca Pro Variable ND Filters are suitable for use with wide-angle lenses, and are available in sizes from 52mm to 82mm.

RRPs are from $89  for the 52mm up to $169 for the 82mm.

For more details, visit http://www.inca.net.au

 

Tiny USB drive from Kingston

Kingston has announced the launch of the DataTraveler Micro – one of the world’s smallest USB Flash drives. The DataTraveler Micro is designed in an ultra-small form factor that can be left in devices such as tablet PCs, slim notebooks, netbooks or car audio systems while on the move.

The drive adds up to 16GB of extra storage to a device without increasing its footprint. It is simple to use and just needs to be connected to any device with a USB port. DataTraveler Micro blends in easily without blocking other controls and is simple to use for storing, transferring and sharing photos, videos, music and other favourite files while on the move.

Available in 8GB and 16GB, the DataTraveler Micro is backed by a five year warranty and free technical support.

Avaiolable in January, the DataTraveler Micro has an RRPs of A$11, NZ$18 (8GB) and A$18, NZ$30 (16GB)

Australian Distributors: Express Online, Synnex Australia, Ingram Micro,  Avnet.
New Zealand Distributors: Ingram Micro, Synnex, Simms.

 

New Nikon Speedlight

Nikon has replaced its SB-900 Speedlight with a new model, the SB-910.

Designed for advanced amateur to professional photographers, the SB-910 has an RRP of $799

Full details can be found here.


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