Sigma 70-200mm F2.8 APO EX DG HSM OS

mount: A-mount
prod. code: 589622
EAN/UPC: 0085126589622
makernote ID: data needed
format: Full frame
release year: 2010
status: Discontinued
D type lens: Yes
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AF Drive: In Lens (HSM)
focus design: Internal
stabilisation: Yes
weather sealing: No
AF-D (a99 only): No
max. aperture: 2.8
min. aperture: 22
focal range(mm): 70-200
elements/group: 22/17
angle of view: 34.3 - 12.3 degrees
aperture blades: 9
min. focus distance(mm): 1400
filter rotate focusing: No
filter rotate zooming: No
max. magnification: 0.125x (1/8)
filter diameter(mm): 77
hood: petal
color: black
length(mm): 197
weight(g): 1430
standard accessories: Lens caps, Hood, Hood adapter, Case,Tripod mount ring

user review ratings
overall: 4.74
sharpness: 4.81
color: 4.56
build: 5.00
distortion: 4.81
flare control: 4.50
total: 16 reviews

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manufacturer description

This large aperture telephoto zoom lens, incorporating Sigma's original Optical Stabilizer function, covers focal lengths from 70mm to 200mm and offers a constant aperture of F2.8 over the entire zoom range. The OS function offers the use of shutter speeds approximately 4 stops slower than would otherwise be possible. It makes shooting easy for many types of photography such as portraits and sports. Two FLD (“F” Low Dispersion) glass elements, which have performance equal to fluorite glass, and three SLD (Special Low Dispersion) glass elements provide excellent correction of color aberration. Super Multi-Layer Coating reduces flare and ghosting. The lens incorporates HSM (Hyper Sonic Motor), ensuring a quiet and high speed AF as well as full-time manual focus capability. It is also possible to attach Sigma's optional APO Tele Converters.

The lens is equipped with Sigma's own unique OS (Optical Stabilizer) function. This system offers the use of shutter speeds approximately 4 stops slower than would otherwise be possible, making telephoto shooting easy. Mode 1 is ideal for general photography and Mode 2 is designed for panning subjects such as racing cars. For Sony and Pentax mount, the built-in OS function of this lens can be used even if the camera body is equipped with an anti-shake function. As compensation for camera shake is visible in the view finder, the photographer can easily check for accurate focus and ensure there is no subject movement.

This lens has a compact construction with a diameter of 86.4mm(3.4in.), overall length of 197.6mm(7.8in.) and weight of 1,430g(50.4oz.). This compact and lightweight construction makes it ideal for many types of photography such as portraits, landscapes and sports.

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. The inner focusing system also eliminates front lens rotation, making the lens particularly suitable for using circular polarizing filters and the supplied petal-type lens hood. A removable tripod collar (TS-21) is included as a standard component. - Home of the alpha system photographer
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