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Sony 300 mm  f/ 2.8 Lens

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Sony 300 mm  f/ 2.8 lens

Sony 300 mm  f/ 2.8 lens

Sony 300 mm  f/ 2.8 lens

Sony 300 mm  f/ 2.8 lens

Sony 300 mm  f/ 2.8 lens


Sony 300 mm  f/ 2.8 MTF Chart

Sony 300 mm  f/ 2.8 MTF Chart

Optical design

Sony 300 mm  f/ 2.8 optical design

Sony 300 mm  f/ 2.8 optical design

Format: 35mm SLR

Type: Prime lens

Focusing: Auto Focus (AF)

Lens mounts: Sony A / Minolta A, Sony A / Minolta A

First year of production: 2006

Optical design: 13 elements in 12 groups (3 ED)

Features: Ultra-Sonic Motor
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Average price: $9400


Focal lengthMax. apertureMin. apertureBladesMin. Focus (m.)Filter Ø (mm.)Weight (gr/oz)Length (mm/in)
300mmf/2.8f/3292 2310/81,5242.5/9,5

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The Sony 300 mm  f/ 2.8

  • silent  AFSSM (Super Sonic wave Motor)
  • internal system of focusing
  • equivalent focal length 450 mm (for crop cameras)
  • diagonal angle of view 8.10° (for full-frame cameras)
  • diagonal angle of view 5.20° (for crop cameras)
  • max. magnification 0.18
  • maximum diameter  122 mm
  • special filter diameter 42 mm (1 filter supplied)
  • ALC-SH0012 petal hood and case included
  • removable tripod socket

The Sony 300mm  f/2.8 (SAL-300F28G) is a high-quality professional fast telephoto lens, ideally suitable for sports and wild life photography. Its very high price corresponds to its very high quality. Three ED glass elements minimize distortions.

Two direct manual focus modes allow you to quickly switch from autofocus to manual focus by just turning the manual focus ring of the lens. The lens also feature a focus range selector, a focus hold (prefocus) switch, 4 focus hold buttons, and internal system of focusing - the lens barrel does not extend and the camera balance remains intact. The Sony SAL-300F28G 300 mm  f/ 2.8 is compatible with Sony teleconverters.

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Posted by: a2012   Date of publication: 03.10.2010

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