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Sigma launch macro lens - The Sigma Corporation are pleased to announce the launch of the new 70-200mm f/2.8 EX DG Macro HSM II lens.
This large aperture zoom lens has improved optical performance and retains close-up ability with a minimum focusing distance of 100cm/39.4in and maximum magnification ration of 1:3.5. This lens is suitable for taking all type of subjects such as portraits, landscape, and close-up pictures.
Two SLD (Special Low Dispersion) and three ELD (Extraordinary Low Dispersion) glass elements provide excellent correction for all types of aberrations. High image quality is assured throughout the entire zoom range. The super multi-layer coating reduces flare and ghosting.
This lens incorporates HSM (Hyper Sonic Motor), which ensures a quiet and high-speed AF as well as full-time manual focusing capability. The lens design incorporates an inner focusing and inner zooming systems. The overall length of the lens does not change during focusing and zooming, ensuring convenient handling.
A removable tripod collar (TS-21) is included as a standard component.
When this lens is used with the optional 1.4x EX DG APO or 2x EX DG APO Tele Converters, it becomes a 98-280mm f/4 AF telephoto zoom lens or a 140-400mm f/5.6 AF telephoto zoom lens respectively.
- Focal Length - 70-200mm
- Minimum Aperture - f/22
- Lens Construction - 18 Elements in 15 Groups
- Angle of View - 34.3°-12.3°
- Number of Diaphragm Blades - 9 pcs
- Minimum Focusing Distance - 100cm (39.4in)
- Maximum Magnification - 1：3.5
- Filter Size - 77mm
- Lens Hood - Petal Shaped Hood
- Dimensions - Diameter 86.5mm (3.4in)X Length 184.4mm (7.3in)
- Weight - 1370 grams
- SRP - £799.99
- Available fittings - Sigma AF, Canon AF and Nikon AF
The appearance and specifications are subject to change without notice.
For further information please visit the Sigma Imaging website.