PRESS RELEASE: Sigma launches APO 70-200mm F2.8 II EX DG MACRO HSM lens for Pentax and Sony
The Sigma Corporation is pleased to announce the launch of the APO 70-200mm F2.8 II EX DG MACRO HSM large aperture telephoto zoom lens for Pentax* and Sony* fittings.
This large aperture zoom lens has improved optical performance and retains close-up ability with a minimum focusing distance of 100cm/39.4in. SLD (Special Low Dispersion) and 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. 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. It is possible to attach optional Sigma APO teleconverters.
Case, Hood (LH850-01), Tripod Socket(TS-21)supplied
*If the camera body does not support HSM motor, AF will not work.
| 18 Elements in 15 Groups |
|Angle of View ||22.8 - 8.1 degrees |
|Number of Diaphragm Blades ||9 Blades |
|Minimum Aperture ||F22 |
|Minimum Focusing Distance || 100cm/39.4 in. |
|Maximum Magnification ||1:3.5 |
|Filter Size ||Diameter 77mm |
|Lens Hood ||Petal-type Hood |
|Dimensions ||Diameter 86.5mm X Length 183.9mm |
3.4 in. X 7.2 in.
|Weight ||TBD |
|Corresponding AF Mounts ||SONY, PENTAX |
* The appearance, specifications, and the like of the product are subject to change for improvement without notice.
(First posted on Thursday, January 31, 2008 at 19:11 EST)