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Sigma 500mm f4.5 EX DG HSM
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Telephoto Lens
500mm f/4.5 EX DG HSM

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.

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

Internal Focusing System
The Internal Focus system ensures the overall length of the lens does not change during focusing, ensuring convenient handling and ease of use.

HSM Focusing
Sigma’s Hyper Sonic Motor (HSM) ensures ultra-quiet and high-speed auto-focusing and full time manual focus overide.

Rear Filter System
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 which comes included with the lens.

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 ult ra-telephoto lens with a 2X teleconverter.

Lens Construction
12 Elements in 9 Groups
Angle of View
5 degrees
Number of Diaphragm Blades
Minimum Aperture
Minimum Focusing Distance
Maximum Magnification
Filter Size
46mm (drop-in type)
Diameter 123mm X Length 350mm

500mm f/4.5 EX DG HSM





500mm f/4.5 EX DG HSM
Lens Hood
Circular Polarising Filter
Fitted Padded Case
Front and Rear Caps
Instruction Manual
1 Year Warranty Card
2 Year Extended UK Warranty Card

Lens Specifications

Generic Lens Specifications

Lens Type Prime
IS / VR / OS None
Min Focal Length (mm) 500
Max Focal Length (mm) 500
Number of Elements 12
Element Groups 9
Max Aperture 2.8
Minimum Aperture 32
Closest Focus Distance (m) 0.4
Maximum Magnification 0
Filter Type Drop In
Filter Diameter (mm) 46
Diameter at widest (mm) 123
Lens Length (mm) 350
Weight (g) 3150

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beautifull lens compaed to nikon 500mm f/4 for lower price

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