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Sigma APO 500mm f/4.5 EX DG HSM Lens For Canon Mount [4184954]

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  • Sigma APO 500mm f/4.5 EX DG HSM Lens For Canon Mount [4184954] Sigma APO 500mm f/4.5 EX DG HSM Lens For Canon Mount [4184954]
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Quick Overview


  • 2 years Australian Warranty

  • ELD Glass Elements

  • Quiet High-Speed AF

  • Teleconverter Compatible

RRP: $7,199.00

Special Price: $6,149.00

SAVE: $1,050.00 (14.6%)

Availability: In stock

Details

The Sigma APO 500mm f/4.5 EX DG HSM Lens For Canon Mount [4184954] is a ultra telephoto prime lens designed for Full Frame sensors. These Lenses may also be used with smaller APS-C size sensors.

DistanceiIs no problem with a corresponding effective increase in focal length to about 750 with most cameras. The 500mm is a unique focal length and its large fixed aperture of 4.5 makes it great for photographing wildlife. A Hyper Sonic Motor (HSM) ensure quiet, accurate and high speed autofocusing working together with an Inner Focusing system which enables additional speed and responsiveness while, the overall length does not change during focusing. Surprisingly compact for its focal length, the 500mm is approximately 14 inches long and weighs slightly less than 7 pounds. Two ELD (Extraordinary Low Dispersion) glass elements provide optimum color correction and sharpness throughout the entire zoom range and a new multi-layer lens coating technology and lens design formula reduce flare and ghosting. Rear insertion 46mm filters with provision for easy rotation of polarizing filters. Also, compatible with the Sigma APO Tele Converters to provide additional focal length as a 700mm F8 or 1000mm F11 lens.

Typical Photography: Sports & Action

  • Large aperture, high speed super telephoto lens
  • Inner focusing system technology
  • *HSM is not available in Sony and Pentax
  • Carrying case, hood, circular polarizer, rear cap

DG

DG for Digital

Designed to deliver the ultimate in performance on full-frame digital SLRs, Sigma DG lenses also bring out the best in 35mm SLR film cameras and APS-C size DLSRs.

APO

Apochromatic

In order to attain the highest quality images, the APO lens has been made using special low-dispersion (SLD) glass and is designed to minimize color aberration.

HSM

Quiet & Fast Autofocusing

This lens uses a motor driven by ultrasonic waves to provide a quiet, high-speed AF.

IF

Inner Focus

To ensure stability in focusing, this lens moves the inner lens group(s) without changing the lens' physical length.

CONV

Teleconverter Compatible

This lens can be used with the APO Teleconverter EX. It can increase the focal length and will interface with the camera's AE (automatic exposure) function.

EX

EX Lens

The exterior of this lens is EX-finished to denote the superior build and optical quality, and to enhance its appearance.

Features

Fast maximum aperture telephoto lens optimized for digital SLR cameras.

This ultra-telephoto lens has a fast maximum aperture, and also features a new super multi-layer coating, which optimizes the characteristics of digital SLR cameras. Two ELD glass elements in the front lens elements reduce chromatic aberration to a minimum and also ensure sharp, quality images of high contrast.

New coating reduces Ghost and Flare

The new multi layer lens coating and lens design reduce flare and ghost, which is a common problem with digital cameras and also creates an optimum color balance.

It is equipped with ELD (Extraordinary Low Dispersion) glass elements

Two ELD glass elements in the front lens elements reduce chromatic aberration to a minimum and also ensure sharp, quality images of high contrast.

It also features a rotatable drop-in filter

It also features a drop-in 46mm filter holder in the rear part of the lens barrel, which can be rotated to facilitate the use of filters, including a polarizing filter.

HSM (Hyper Sonic Motor for Sigma, Canon and Nikon mount lenses)

The AF drive for Sigma SA, Canon and Nikon S.L.R. cameras features Sigma's ultra-quiet and high-speed Hyper Sonic Motor (HSM).

Inner Focus

Inner focusing retains external dimensions for ease of handling.

Accepts both 1.4X and 2X APO EX Tele-Converters.

By adding an APO teleconverter (optional extra), you can use this lens as a 700mm F6.3 MF ultra-telephoto lens with a 1.4X EX teleconverter, or as a 1000mm F9 MF ultra-telephoto lens with a 2X teleconverter.

Specifications

Lens Construction

11 Elements in 8 Groups

Angle of View

5 degree

Number of Diaphragm Blades

9pcs

Minimum Aperture

F32

Minimum Focusing Distance

400cm / 157.5in.

Maximum Magnification

1:7.7

Filter Size

46mm (drop-in type)

Dimensions

Diameter 123mm x Length 350mm / 4.8in. x 13.8in.

Weight

3,150g / 111.1oz.
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