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

mount: A-mount
prod. code: 579-205
EAN/UPC: 085126579623
makernote ID: data needed
format: Full frame
release year: 2008
status: Discontinued
D type lens: Yes
SLT compatible: Read this!
AF Drive: In Lens (HSM)
focus design: Internal
stabilisation: No
weather sealing: No
AF-D (a99 only): No
max. aperture: 2.8
min. aperture: 22
focal range(mm): 70-200
elements/group: 18/15
angle of view: 34.3 - 12.3 degrees
aperture blades: 9
min. focus distance(mm): 1000
filter rotate focusing: No
filter rotate zooming: No
max. magnification: 0.28x (1/3.6)
filter diameter(mm): 77
hood: petal
color: black
length(mm): 184.4
weight(g): 1370
standard accessories: Hood, front/rear lens caps and tripod collar.

dyxum note
Note: Sigma's owners manual makes the following statement when using Sigma teleconverters; "In case of Sony AF mount, it is possible to use AF when attaching TCs with a serial number above 5000001. AF will not work if the TCs serial number is lower than 5000001."
user review ratings
overall: 4.61
sharpness: 4.47
color: 4.56
build: 4.85
distortion: 4.73
flare control: 4.44
total: 48 reviews

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manufacturer description

This large aperture zoom lens has improved optical performance and retains close-up ability with a minimum focusing distance of 100cm/39.4 in. 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. - Home of the alpha system photographer
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