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Sigma AF 170-500 mm f/ 5-6.3 APO DG Lens

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Sigma AF 170-500 mm f/ 5-6.3 APO DG lens


Sigma AF 170-500 mm f/ 5-6.3 APO DG MTF Chart

Optical design

Sigma AF 170-500 mm f/ 5-6.3 APO DG optical design

Format: 35mm SLR

Type: Zoom lens

Focusing: Auto Focus (AF)

Lens mounts: Canon EF, EF-S, Sony A / Minolta A, Nikon F (FX, DX), Pentax K

First year of production: 2005

Last year of production: 2008

Optical design: 13 elements in 11 groups

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Focal lengthMax. apertureMin. apertureBladesMin. Focus (m.)Filter Ø (mm.)Weight (gr/oz)Length (mm/in)
170mm - 500mmf/5 - f/6.3f/3293861345/47,4232/9,1

Additional information:

The Sigma AF 170-500 mm f/ 5-6.3 APO DG

  • Minimum focusing distance 3 -3.2 m
  • Angle of view 14.5° - 5°
  • Diameter 92.5 mm.

The Sigma AF 170-500mm F5-6.3 APO DG is a telephoto zoom lens optimized for DSRL cameras.

The optical scheme of the lens includes 13 elements in 11 groups, including one aspherical lens and three SLD (Special Low Dispersion) elements. The lens has a new multilayer coating.

Internal rear focusing, the front  lens is non-rotating..  A tripod mount ring and a hood are included with the lens.

Posted by: mysterion   Date of publication: 28.09.2011

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Mechanical quality3.001
Optical quality4.001
Pricing / Value4.001
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