Sigma 800mm f/5.6 EX DG HSM

Sigma 800mm f/5.6 EX DG HSM

Description

This ultra-telephoto lens is designed to optimize the characteristics of digital SLR cameras and features a new multi layer lens coating.

Reduction of flare and ghosting

This digitally optimised ultra telephoto lens is equipped with a new multi-layer coating technology that reduces both flare and ghosting. This also ensures an accurate colour balance and high definition results.

ELD Glass

Incorporating two Extraordinary Low Dispersion glass elements to reduce chromatic aberration to a minimum and ensure sharp, quality images. The Internal Focus system ensures the overall length of the lens does not change during focusing, ensuring convenient handling and ease of use.

HSM

The Hyper Sonic Motor (HSM) ensures an ultra-quiet, high-speed AF function as well as full-time manual focusing capability for Sigma, Canon, and Nikon mount lenses.

Rear Filter

A 46mm filter can be inserted near the rear of the lens, and a circular polarising filter can be used in situ.

Teleconverter Compatibility

By adding a 1.4x EX APO teleconverter (optional extra), you can use this lens as a 1120mm F8 MF ultra-telephoto lens or as a 1600mm F11 MF ultra-telephoto lens with a 2.0x EX APO teleconverter.

Specifications

Focal length800mm
Lens construction12 elements in 9 groups
Number of diaphragm blades9
Maximum f/ stopf/32
Minimum f/ stopf/5.6
Closest focusing distance700cm
Maximum reproduction ratio1/8.8
External front filter46mm
Length521mm
Diameter156.5mm
Weight4900g
Suited for 35mm camera's as well?Yes