The Sigma APO 70-200mm f/2.8 II EX DG Macro HSM is a large aperture zoom lens. The lens works with Pentax and Sony digital cameras. This lens retains close-up ability with a minimum focusing distance of 100cm/39.4in.
The Sigma APO 70-200mm f/2.8 II EX DG Macro HSM lens design incorporates an inner focusing and inner zooming systems.
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 overall length of the Sigma APO 70-200 mm lens does not change during focusing and zooming, ensuring convenient handling. Case, Hood (LH850-01), Tripod Socket (TS-21) supplied.
The telephoto zoom lens has a large maximum aperture of f/2.8 which remains constant throughout the zoom range, an improved optical performance, macro capabilities, and is optimized for digital SLR cameras. It also features super multi-layer coating, which reduces flare and ghosting.
This Macro lens has improved macro capability, with a minimum focusing distance of 39.4" (100 cm) and maximum magnification of 1:3.5. All zooming and focus movement is achieved internally, allowing for a constant length and great resistance to dust and moisture. It comes rendered in a hard coated, baked black EX crinkle finish. The Hyper Sonic Motor (HSM) ensures a silent, high-speed AF function as well as full-time manual focusing capability for Sigma, Canon, and Nikon mount lenses.
This lens can also be used with the 1.4x EX or 2.0x EX APO Tele Converters (optional), becoming a 98-280mm f/4 autofocus telephoto zoom lens or a 140-400mm f/5.6 autofocus telephoto zoom lens respectively. DG Lens Design. The improved DG lens design corrects for various aberrations. This lens is specially coated to get the best color balance whilst cutting down on ghosting caused by reflections from the digital image sensor.
This product was added to our catalog on Thursday 04 June, 2009.