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    Sigma 70-200mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM for Sony

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    Manufacturer Code: 589205
    085126589622 UPC : 085126589622
    Brand:  Sigma
    RRP:  £952.66
    Sale Price:  £680.47
     Inc VAT 20%
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    The Sigma 70-200mm F2.8 OS sports a brand-new optical formula which incorporates a new weapon in the lens maker's armoury, the latest type of glass which Sigma calls 'FLD' for 'F' Low Dispersion. This slightly thick nomenclature indicates that it has similar optical properties to Fluorite, an expensive and difficult-to-work material that Canon has employed in the course of establishing its reputation as a maker of outstanding telephotos. The Sigma 70-200mm F2.8 OS HSM uses two FLD elements within its 22 element / 17 group construction, alongside three elements made from the more conventional Super-Low Dispersion (SLD) glass. Sigma promises that this should give excellent correction for residual chromatic aberration.

    Sigma’s New 70-200mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM is the second generation of this large aperture telephoto zoom lens now incorporating Sigma’s Optical Stabilization function, OS, anti-shake system which makes screening a stabilized image in the viewfinder possible for Sony. Two FLD glass elements, which have the performance equal to fluorite glass, have also been added along with three SLD glass elements, all which provide brilliant correction of colour aberration. In spite of the additions of all of these features, Sigma has managed to make the lens more compact than its predecessor, measuring only 7.8” in length. For any serious photographer where the 70-200mm focal range is often the most important second lens to own after the initial standards lens or mid range zooms. The fast aperture is tremendously useful and important in low light atmosphere or when shooting fast moving situations where a higher shutter speed demands maximum lights thru the lens.

    The Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 EX DG HSM Lens is very sharp in the centre (even wide open) through the mid focal lengths of the lens - Even competing well with Canon's renowned counterparts in the centre of the frame at these focal lengths. At longer focal lengths and especially at 200mm, test results and real-world experience shows the Sigma needs f/4 to produce excellent centre results. HSM guarantees silent and high speed AF as well as full-time manual focus ability. Super Multi-Layer lens coating reduces flare ghosting and assures high image quality during the entire zoom range. It has a minimum focusing distance of 55.1 inches throughout the entire zoom range and a maximum magnification ratio of 1:8 The rounded 9 blade diaphragm creates an striking blur to the out of focus images. This lens is equipped with a petal-type hood. Its excellent versatility as an all-around lens is perfect for journalists and wedding photographers. This latest version of the Sigma 70-200mm is well regarded for its stupendous image quality, light weight and ease of operation.

    Features - Sigma 70-200mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM for Sony

    Designed for use with full frame Sony digital SLR cameras. May also be used with smaller APS-c size sensors with a corresponding effective increase in focal length to about 100 to 300mm with most cameras
    Offers Sigma’s OS System (Optical Stabilization) allowing handheld photography even in low-light situation
    HSM (Hyper-Sonic Motor) ensures a quiet & high-speed auto focus
    FLD glass elements with performance equal to fluorite glass for compensate for colour aberration
    A lens hood, hood adapter, front & rear lens caps and carrying case are included with the lens.

    Specification - Sigma 70-200mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM for Sony

    Maximum format size 35mm full frame
    Focal length 70-200mm
    35mm equivalent focal length (APS-C) 105-300mm
    Diagonal Angle of view (FF) 34º - 12º
    Diagonal Angle of view (APS-C) 23º - 8º
    Maximum aperture F2.8
    Minimum aperture F22
    Lens Construction • 22 elements / 17 groups
    • 2 FLD elements
    • 3 SLD elements
    Number of diaphragm blades 9, rounded
    Minimum focus 1.4m
    Maximum magnification 0.13x at 200mm
    AF motor type • Ring-type Ultrasonic Motor
    • Full-time manual focus
    Focus method Internal
    Zoom method Internal
    Image stabilization • 4 stops claimed
    • Dual mode - Normal and panning
    Filter thread • 77mm
    • Does not rotate on focus
    Weight 1430 g (3.2 lb)
    Dimensions 86 mm diameter x 197 mm length
    (3.4 x 7.8 in)
    Lens Mount Sony

    Supplied Accessories
    Sigma 70-200mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM Lens
    Front and rear caps
    APS-C hood adapter
    Soft Case

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