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Sigma APO 50-150mm f/2.8 EX DC HSM announced

Sigma APO 50-150mm f/2.8 EX DC HSM announced - Compact, lightweight, large aperture telephoto zoom lens designed exclusively for digital SLR cameras and incorporating the very latest optical technology.

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Sigma APO 50-150mm f/2.8 EX DC HSM
Sigma APO 50-150mm f/2.8 EX DC HSM announced
Press release:
The Sigma Corporation is pleased to announce the launch of the new APO 50-150mm F2.8 EX DC HSM lens.

Specially designed for digital SLR cameras with an APS-C size image sensor, this large aperture F2.8 lens has a compact and lightweight construction of 76.3mm (3.0) in diameter, 135.1mm (5.3) in length and weighing just 770g (27.2oz).

The incorporation of the very latest optical technology gives optimum lens performance providing excellent correction for flare, ghosting and all types of aberrations. High image quality is assured throughout the entire zoom range. Four SLD (Special Low Dispersion) glass elements are used for utmost correction of chromatic aberrations.

The HSM (Hyper Sonic Motor) system ensures quiet and high-speed auto focusing with full time manual focus override.

The addition of the 1.4x EX DG APO or 2x EX DG APO Tele Converters (optional extras) produces a 70-210mm F4 AF tele-zoom lens and a 100-300mm F5.6 AF ultra-telephoto zoom lens respectively.

Focal length 50-150mm
Minimum Aperture f/22
Lens Construction 18 Elements in 14 Groups
Angle of View 27.9-9.5
Number of Diaphragm Blades 9 pcs
Minimum Focusing Distance 100cm (39.4)
Maximum Magnification 1:5.3
Filter Size 67mm
Lens Hood Bayonet Type
Dimensions Diameter 76.3mm (3.0) x Length 135.1mm(5.3)
Weight 770g/27.2oz
SRP 549.99

* The appearance and specifications are subject to change without notice.
* Vignetting will occur if the lens is used with digital cameras with image sensors larger than APS-C size or 35mm SLR cameras.

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TimJ 14 482 2 United Kingdom
Competition for the Tokina 50-135 f/2.8 then, when it is finally released.

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