Sigma 170-500mm F5-6.3 APO Aspherical A-mount lens review by LAO270

reviewer#158 date: Oct-17-2005
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 5
flare control: 5
overall: 5
tested on:
  • film camera:Film camera
  • APS-C: 6MP6 MP; 10MP10 MP; 12MP12 MP; 14MP14 MP; 16MP16 MP; 20MP20 MP; 24MP24 MP
  • full frame: 12MP12 MP24MP24 MP36MP36 MP42MP42 MP
ownership:I have experience with this lens
compared to:Quantaray 100-300
price paid:
missing
positive:Bought new on Ebay for $300. Feels great, works great.
negative:AF could be faster. There is some "seek".
comment:This is a great 500mm for $300 on Ebay new. At that price I couldn't refuse.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 16
  • sharpness: 4.16
  • color: 4.19
  • build: 4.25
  • distortion: 4.63
  • flare control: 4.50
  • overall: 4.34
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