May 18, 2005

Sigma 180mm f3.5 APO EX DG HSM lens announced

Sigma has today announced a new telephoto macro lens. This is a 180mm F3.5 APO EX DG / HSM telephoto macro lens which provides life-size reproduction and it is optimized for digital cameras.

The new multi-layer lens coating reduces flare and ghost, which is a common problem with digital cameras. Two SLD (special low dispersion) glass elements ensure high optical performance for film SLR cameras as well as digital SLR cameras.
Sigma 180mm f3.5 APO EX DG HSM lens announced

Features:
• New multi-layer coating for minimising flare and ghost.
• HSM models ensure fast and silent autofocusing with full- time manual focus override.
• Accepts both 1.4X and 2X APO EX Tele-Converters.

Specifications:
Focal Length :180mm
Minimum Aperture :F32
Lens Construction :13 Elements in 10 Groups
Angle of View :13.7°
Number of Diaphragm Blades :9pcs
Minimum Focusing Distance :46cm(18.1”)
Maximum Magnification :1:1
Filter Size :72mm
Lens Hood :Bayonet Hood
Dimensions :Diameter 80mm (3.1”) x Length 182mm (7.1”)
Weight :965gr/34oz
Fittings :Sigma, Canon, Nikon-D, Pentax and Konica/Minolta.
SRP :£549.99

NB:The appearance and specifications are subject to change without notice.

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