Telephoto Sigma 500mm F4 DG OS HSM Sport, but its weight, the manufacturer promises to call later

At the same time with lenses the Sigma 85mm F1.4 DG HSM Art and the Sigma 12-24mm F4 DG HSM Art at the exhibition Photokina, which opened in Cologne, was presented full-frame lens Sigma 500mm F4 DG OS HSM Sport, preliminary information about which appeared last week. Stabilized telephoto Sigma 500mm F4 DG OS HSM Sport is intended, primarily, for shooting sports events and wildlife.

Manufacturer celebrates its use in lens design of parts made of magnesium alloy, protected from dust and moisture, and the presence on the front element coating, repellent water, and fat. Lens hood made of plastic reinforced with carbon fiber. The lens has a slot for a polarizing, UV or other filter. Interesting features the Sigma 500mm F4 DG OS HSM Sport is the save function of the focus position for subsequent return to him. The lens is compatible with Sigma teleconverters, sold separately.

Main technical data lens Sigma 500mm F4 DG OS HSM Sport:

  • Focal length — 500 mm;
  • Maximum aperture — F/4;
  • Minimum aperture — F/32;
  • Number of diaphragm blades — 9;
  • Optical scheme — 16 elements in 11 groups;
  • Minimum focusing distance — 3.5 m;
  • Maximum magnification of 1:6.5;
  • The filter diameter is 46 mm;
  • Dimensions — diameter of 145 mm, length 380 mm;
  • Massa will be named later.

Planned release lens options for Canon cameras, Nikon and Sigma. Options for Canon cameras and Sigma will be on sale at the end of October. Option for Nikon camera having an electromagnetic diaphragm, will be available in late November. Suggested retail price new is approximately $6000.

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