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HD PENTAX-DA ★ 16-50mm F2.8ED PLM AW large-aperture standard zoom lens for use with K-mount APS-C format digital SLR camera
HD PENTAX-DA ★ 16-50mm F2.8ED PLM AW large-aperture standard zoom lens for use with K-mount APS-C format digital SLR camera
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Pentax HD DA 16-50mm F2.8 ED PLM AW Lens - INSTANT SAVE!

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  • The item must be returned within 14 days of you requesting to return it.
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  • A deduction can be made if the value of the goods has been reduced as a result of you handling the goods more than was necessary. We may refuse the return of items without the original packaging or where it has been returned in poor condition.
  • Software, memory cards and DVDs can only be accepted if still sealed. This policy is to avoid any potential breach of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act (CDPA) 1988. All opened software is exempt from return under the terms of the Consumer Contracts Regulations 2013. Software that arrives damaged or is physically faulty may be returned under our normal returns policy.
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Subject to the above, if you exercise your right to cancel your order within 14 days (where the goods are not found to be faulty), we will reimburse to you all payments received from you, including the costs of delivery (except for the supplementary costs arising if you chose a type of delivery other than the least expensive type of standard delivery offered by us).

Faulty goods: For faulty goods we offer the following terms:
  • You will always have the option of an exchange or refund if the fault occurs within 30 days of delivery.
  • If the fault has occurred within the first six months after delivery but after the first 30 days, you can ask us to repair or replace faulty goods. However, we can, choose the solution that is more proportionate or practical for us. In the majority of cases, we will send an item for repair in the first instance. If the repair is unsuccessful, you can then claim a replacement or a full refund. Alternatively we will seek to agree a price reduction with you if you wish to keep the product.
  • After six months, unless you can demonstrate that the fault was present at the time of original delivery or we have previously arranged a repair and this has failed to resolve the fault, our liability will be limited to providing you with reasonable support to make a claim under the manufacturer’s warranty, where applicable.
In all cases we reserve the right to inspect the product and verify the fault and, if no fault is found, return the product to you. In these circumstances, no refund will be processed until the returned goods have been received by us and an appraisal made as to any fault. This promise does not cover faults caused by accident, neglect, misuse or normal wear and tear.

Any refund due to a fault or other defect will include a refund of the delivery charge. In such circumstances we will also pay for your costs of returning the goods (up to £10 in the UK and £20 outside the UK). Beyond six months you will be responsible for covering the costs of returning the goods (unless you have been able to establish that the goods were defective at the time of original delivery, in which case we will reimburse your costs as set out above). We strongly recommend you use an insured method such as Royal Mail Special Delivery. Replacement goods are sent by standard delivery only (i.e. premium services are not available).

Refunds will be processed within 14 days of receipt of the returned products.

This returns policy does not affect your statutory rights. Details of your statutory rights are available from the citizens advice bureau or consumer direct.

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Under the Consumer Rights Act 2015, you (the customer) may be entitled to a refund, replacement or repair where goods are faulty or not as described. In other cases, for example, where you, the consumer have changed your mind, or an item is an unwanted gift; there is normally no automatic right to return goods.

However, SRS Microsystems Ltd offers a 14-day exchange for most products (see exclusions below*). All items considered for a credit note, re-stock or exchange must be returned "as new" unused and unopened condition, free of visible marks, scratches or defects, not registered with the manufacturer (and/or cashback or free gifts claimed from the manufacturer) complete with all intact packaging materials/box and your original receipt. This does not affect your legal rights, including your right to claim a refund, replacement or repair where the goods are faulty or misdescribed.

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Items that have been opened are subject to a re-stocking fee. After 14 days all merchandise is considered used and may beconsidered for trade-in purpose only.

All returns are subject to inspection and return approval by a manager.

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Upon approval of a return the following conditions must be met prior to a credit, re-stock or exchange:
  • The item must be accompanied by the original receipt (not a copy).
  • The total will be refunded in the fashion it was paid (credit card, debit, etc.).
  • If any refund is given by credit card or debit, the original cardholder must be present.
We reserve the right to refund cash purchases by cheque or gift voucher.

*We do not accept the following forrefund or exchange:
  • Gift vouchers.
  • Software (if seal is broken).
  • Memory Cards.
  • Film.
  • Chemistry.
  • Batteries.
  • Bulbs.
  • Paper.
  • Non-stocked special order items.
Returned Goods (after 14 days)

SRS Microsystems will not accept goods for credit or rectification unless such return has been authorised by SRSMicrosystems, and the goods are received by SRS Microsystems in stock condition with the original packaging. To obtain authorisation please contact us on 01923 226602 or by email:
[email protected]. SRS Microsystems retain the right at our sole discretion whether to accept the return of the goods, or whether to rectify the goods or whether to issue a credit note in respect thereof.

SRS Microsystems reserves the right to charge a restocking fee on goods returned for credit that are not in stock condition. The stock condition would be described as the product being in new condition with all software and product seals intact, not damaged or marked in any way, supplied with all the original accessories and packing and not registered for warranty, cashback or any free gifts claimed from the manufacturer. The purchaser shall unless otherwise stated be responsible for the cost of outward and return carriage and insurance of all goods returned by the purchaser to SRS Microsystems for service or credit.

Goods shall be at the risk of the purchaser until actual receipt of the goods by SRS Microsystems. The onus of proof of safe delivery shall rest with the purchaser.

All returned items must contain a copy of the original receipt and a returns form. All items returned to SRS Microsystems by pre-arrangement and found to contain no fault, will be subject to up to 25% restocking charge (for goods returned outside the 14-day cooling-off period), providing the goods are in original stock condition. Any downward variation of this restocking charge shall be at the sole discretion of SRS Microsystems. No credit shall beallowed for goods until they have been received complete.

Pentax HD DA 16-50mm F2.8 ED PLM AW Lens - INSTANT SAVE!

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HD PENTAX-DA ★ 16-50mm F2.8ED PLM AW large-aperture standard zoom lens for use with K-mount APS-C format digital SLR camera

Designed as a member of the new-generation Star-series series — which provides the greatly improved resolving power that will accommodate the super-high-performance digital cameras of the future — this standard zoom lens compensates various aberrations to a minimum and delivers sharp, clear images, not only in the middle of the image field but at the edges.

Incorporating one ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass optical element, one anomalous glass optical element and two ED (Extra-low Dispersion) aspherical glass optical elements, it effectively reduces chromatic aberration to a minimum over the entire zoom range. Coupled with high-grade, multi-layer HD Coating,* which reduces the average reflectance in the visible ray spectrum to less than 50% that of conventional multi-layer coatings, it effectively minimizes flare and ghost images even in demanding lighting conditions such as backlighting.

This standard zoom lens delivers exceptionally high resolving power and outstanding contrast even at open aperture, while capturing beautiful images with a smooth transition of the bokeh (defocus) effect and a true-to-life depth of field.

Since its maximum aperture is fixed at F2.8 over the entire focal-length range from 16 to 50 millimeters (equivalent to 24.5mm to 76.5mm in 35mm format), this large-aperture zoom lens makes it an ideal regular-use lens for the PENTAX K-3 Mark III.

High-speed AF, minimum focusing distance 0.3m

This zoom lens incorporates a newly designed optical system which features a lighter, more compact focus-lens group.

By driving this focus-lens group with an advanced PLM (Pulse Motor), it assures smooth, high-speed autofocus operation with minimized operational noise.

Thanks to the redesigned focus mechanism, it provides the minimum focusing distance of just 0.3 meters, and the maximum magnification of 0.24 times, making this a handy, regular-use lens for capturing all types of subjects — from everyday snapshots to close-ups and landscapes.

Electromagnetic diaphragm mechanism for high-precision diaphragm control

This zoom lens features an electromagnetic diaphragm control mechanism to assure high-precision exposure control when used in combination with compatible digital SLR cameras. It also lets the user capture video clips using automatic exposure control, even when there are considerable differences in brightness during the video shooting.

When mounted on a PENTAX K-3 Mark III, PENTAX KP or PENTAX K-70 camera body, the PLM (Pulse Motor) assures smooth focus tracking operation and flawless exposure control, while considerably reducing noise generated by focus and diaphragm control operations during video shooting. It assures smooth, worry-free video shooting in locations prone to considerable brightness changes — such as a stage with rapidly changing lighting conditions, or a forest with filtering sunrays — or with active, fast-moving subjects such as athletes or animals.

The lens features the KAF4 mount, and is compatible with electromagnetic diaphragm control. Electromagnetic diaphragm control is available in combination with PENTAX K-3 Mark III, PENTAX K-3 II, PENTAX K-3, PENTAX KP, PENTAX K-70, PENTAX K-50, PENTAX K-S2, PENTAX K-S1, PENTAX K-1 Mark II or PENTAX K-1 camera bodies. We advise that users upgrade the camera’s firmware to the latest version to properly use electromagnetic diaphragm control.

When mounted on a PENTAX K-1 Mark II or PENTAX K-1 camera body, images can be captured only in Crop mode, because the camera’s image circle is exclusively designed for the APS-C format.

Dust-proof / weather-resistant construction

Developed as an AW (All Weather) model, this zoom lens features a dustproof, weather-resistant construction to prevent the intrusion of water and dust particles into the lens interior.

By pairing it with a PENTAX dustproof, weather-resistant digital SLR camera body, the user can create a highly durable, reliable digital imaging system that performs superbly even in the most demanding shooting conditions — in rain or mist, or at locations prone to splashing water.

Other features:

Effortless manual-focus operation, with limited lens extension during focusing between the minimum focusing distance and infinity and optimum focus-ring torque.

Nine-blade circular diaphragm to produce a natural, beautiful bokeh (defocus) effect (from open aperture to F5.6 in the wide-angle range; from open aperture to F8 in the telephoto range), while minimizing the streaking of point light sources.

Quick-Shift Focus System to provide an instant shift to manual-focus operation, after locking the subject in focus during AF operation by pressing the camera’s shutter-release button halfway down; this system can be used at any time during AF operation.

SP (Super Protect) Coating to keep the lens front surface free of dust and stains.

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