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Glossary of Terms (3)

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DN stands for Digital Neo and it's used by Sigma to denote that lens is designed exclusively for mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras. Usually contained in lens name eg. (30mm F2.8 DN | A) 

Posted by: Radovan 24.02.2013 21:32:25


DG is abbreviation for DG for Digital and used by Sigma to denote that lens is designed for full-frame digital SLRs but it'll also work with ASP-C size DLSRs. Usually contained in lens name eg. (150mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM APO Macro) 

Posted by: Radovan 24.02.2013 21:21:12


Abbreviation used by Sigma to describe special lenses designed for APS-C size sensors. Lens designated with DC are intended to be used only on cameras with ASP-C sensor. Usually contained in lens name eg. (18-50mm F2.8-4.5 DC OS HSM)

Source: Sigma product description
Posted by: Radovan 24.02.2013 18:53:39

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