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Sigma 10-20 & Nikon D200


Skichic 15 65 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2007 6:12PM
Hi everyone! Smile

I was browsing the HK ebay retailers looking at the Sigma 10-20. I intend to buy it from Warehouse Express, but was just comparing price differences. Anyway, had a look at Digital Rev who say that this lens can cause exposure abnormalities when used on the D200. I know Sigma provided a list last year of their lenses which needed to be rechipped for the D200; I guess the 10-20 has been added to that list since I saw it.

Question is (and possibly a stupid one but forgive me, I'm blonde!) will this apply to all of their 10-20 lenses currently available at shops/online? I mean presumably they've corrected the fault at the point of manufacture now, but will the new stock not have reached retailers yet do you think? Very keen to get it, but can't be bothered faffing around with having to send it back to be modified!

Thanks for any advice you can give.

Ski.
Brom 17 804 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2007 6:17PM
i use mine regularly with my d200 and have never had a problem
dave thelens 18 936 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2007 6:25PM
Had mine on me d200 or almost a year now ... ne bother, love it to bits

DTL
snapbandit 17 2.3k 3 Northern Ireland
5 Oct 2007 6:26PM
No problems for mine & D200 either .

JB
digicammad 18 22.0k 40 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2007 6:35PM
Mine has hardly been off my D200 since I bought it and I've never had any problems (though some may disagree Smile)

Ian
User_Removed 17 17.9k 8 Norway
5 Oct 2007 7:10PM
I run a Tokina 12-24mm on mine - and have zero problems....
Perdiccas 15 90 Holy See (Vatican City State)
5 Oct 2007 7:16PM
Had my 10-20mm for a month now and zero issues on the D200. Couldn't be happier.
Graysta 16 1.1k England
5 Oct 2007 8:18PM
Same here all O.K. in fact superb combination.

Graham
Maddie 16 2.7k 2 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2007 10:32PM
I use it on my D200 and love it Smile
jimthistle73 17 2.4k 1 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2007 10:43PM
I bought my 10-20 from Diogital Rev. I emailed them first as the description said there may be compatibility problems with the D70s and the D200. They replied that the isuue was now resolved (and this was more than a year ago!).

I now use the lens with both cameras and no issues.

It does beg the question - why are they still putting up this warning? Covering their backs, most likely.....
Skichic 15 65 United Kingdom
6 Oct 2007 2:44AM
Jim - thanks for that, perhaps it is just a case of as you say.

To all of you, thanks so much! Gawd.. you're a bunch of stars you are. Need advice, come to EPZ. What a great community!

Thanks again folks!

Ski.
slipstream 15 66
8 Oct 2007 3:43PM
Check out the Tokina 12-24, a cracking lens and very affordable from URGalaxy shop on ebay.

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