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Sigma 170-500 mm f/5-6.3 APO DG Aspherical

Manufacturer Sigma
Model 170-500 mm f/5-6.3 APO DG Aspherical
Lens style Telephoto zoom
Focal length 170 - 500 mm
Maximum aperture f/5 - 6.3
Angle of view 14.5 - 5 o
Closest focusing distance 3 m
Maximum magnification 1:6.6
Minimum aperture 38
Number of diaphragm blades 9
Auto focus type AF
Lens Construction 13 elements / 11 groups
Filter diameter 0 mm
Macro Yes
Available mounts Canon EF
Nikon F
Sony A / Minolta
Pentax K
Dimensions 92.5 x 229.5 mm
Weight 1320 g
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  1. Ted
    Ted 2 May 2011, 22:33
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    IP 206.123.x.x
    Owner since: 1 year
    Price: 300
    User profile: Semipro

    Cons: I hade sigma for Canon cost me $1200 and after a 6 month paint over lens was damages and dust go in lenes, this sigma older lens is slow but is sharp and great with price I pay you can have photo of this lens on CBC front oage your photography.I use this lens over sony A100 minolta 10 mp camera and i loved , is better as my Nikon D300 tamron 70-300mm , because Tamron lens works will only when light or sun in enough ? others not

    Pros: I have several camera this lens is better as others I had in past for price I pay ,

    Summary: I love this lens is great with money I pay $300 I have UV/P Filter over and fine for me is slow but photo are great and sharp

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