Sigma 50-500mm f/4.5-6.3 DG OS HSM APO

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Lens Specifications
Name Sigma 50-500mm f/4.5-6.3 DG OS HSM APO
Image Circle 35mm
Type Telephoto Zoom
Focal Length 50-500mm
APS Equivalent 1.5x: 75-750mm; 1.6x: 80-800mm
Max Aperture f/4.5 - 6.3
Min Aperture f/22
Diaphragm Blades 9 (rounded)
Lens Construction 22 elements in 16 groups, including 4 SLD elements
Diagonal Angle of View (Based on image circle) 46.8 to 5.0 degrees
Focus Details Internal; HSM with full-time manual override
Front Element Rotation No
Zoom System Rotary with lock
Closest Focus 50 - 180cm / 9.7 in. - 70.9 in.
Magnification Ratio 0.32x / 1:3.1 (200mm)
Filter Size 95mm
Dimensions(Length x Diameter) 219mm x 104.4mm / 8.6 in. x 4.1 in.
Weight 1970g / 69.5 oz.
Notes Image Stabilized. Available AF Mounts: Canon, Nikon, Pentax, Sigma, Sony. Included Accessories: Case, Lens Hood LH1030-01, Step-down Ring, Shoulder Strap, Tripod Socket TS-31.
Typical Online Price US$2,400 (Canon and Nikon mount available March 2010; Pentax, Sigma, and Sony in April)