|Sigma APO 200-500mm F2.8/400-1000mm EX DG lens|
Nic Rossmüller : January 31th 2008 - 14:35 CETupdated
Sigma APO 200-500mm F2.8/400-1000mm EX DG : This Sigma lens is the world’s first ultra telephoto zoom lens that offers a fast aperture of F2.8 at the 500mm focal length and F5.6 at the 1000mm. It covers widely used focal lengths from 200mm to 500mm and has a large aperture of F2.8 throughout the entire zoom range. The Sigma APO 200-500mm F2.8/400-1000mm EX DG lens can be used to create amazing image expression with various types of photography such as astrophotography, portraits, wildlife, sports. SLD (Special Low Dispersion) glass and three ELD (Extraordinary Low Dispersion) glass elements provide excellent correction for all type of aberrations. The super multi layer lens coating reduces flare and ghosting. |
Sigma APO 200-500mm EX DG zoom lens - LCD display
The lens hood, designed exclusively for this lens, blocks out extraneous light. A 72mm filter can be inserted at the rear of the lens, and a circular polarizing filter can be used in situ thanks to the ingenious internal rotation mechanism. The dedicated Li-ion battery BP-21 is used to power the zooming and AF operation. This battery is built in the lens barrel. For the convenience of the photographer, focusing distances and focal lengths can be viewed on the lens`s built-in LCD panel.
Sigma APO 200-500mm/400-1000mm Lens - Accessories
● Supplied accessories; dedicated hard case,
● 400-1000mm F5.6 Attachment
● battery charger BC-21
● battery pack BP-21
Sigma ultra telephoto zoom lens - Aperture
The world’s first Sigma ultra telephoto zoom lens that offers a fast aperture of F2.8 at the 500mm focal length The dedicated “Attachment” ensures autofocusing at the 1000mm focal length. SLD and three ELD glass elements provide high image quality from the maximum large Aperture. The Sigma Sigma APO 200-500mm EX DG is Supplied with φ72mm filter holder at the rear.
Sigma APO 200-500mm F2.8/400-1000 lens - Features
● Lens Construction 13 groups 17 elements
● Maximum Magnification 1:7.7
● Angle of view 12.3°-5°
● Filter Size Φ72mm (Rear)
● Number of blades 9pcs
● Dimensions Φ236.5mm×726mm / 9.3in.x28.6in.
● Minimum aperture F22 (Hood included)
● Minimum Focusing Distance 200-500cm/78.7-196.9in.
● Weight 15,700g / 553.7oz.