200-500mm F2.8 APO EX DG Refurbished

No Other Lens Like It: The Bigma
Telephoto
Travel, Portrait, Nature & Wildlife, Sports & Action
  • Largest high speed ultra-telephoto zoom available
  • ELD & SLD glass elements
  • 2x teleconverter, battery pack & charger, hard case
APO
APOApochromatic

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.

DG
DGDG 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.

EX
EXEX Lens

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

IF
IFInner Focus

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

#597-R
Price: $25,999.00
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Overview

Sigma’s APO 200-500mm F2.8/400-1000mm F5.6 EX DG, is the first large-aperture ultra telephoto lens to have an F2.8 aperture at 500mm. With its specially designed attachment mounted becomes a 400-1000mm F5.6 ultra telephoto lens capable of auto-focus shooting. It has ELD (Extraordinary Low Dispersion) and SLD (Special Low Dispersion) glass for maximum correction of aberrations. Perfect fast moving nature subjects and sports such as surfing, polo and soccer and as it excels at tracking fast moving objects it is a great surveillance lens. Here, Sigma’s achievement is unsurpassed and stands alone.

Tech Specs

 

Lens Construction17 Elements in 13 Groups
Angle of View12.3º-5º
Number of Diaphragm Blades9
Mininum Aperturef22
Minimum Focusing Distance200-500 cm / 78.7-196.9 in
Filter Size (mm)72
Maximum Magnifications1:7.7
Dimensions
(Diameter x Length)
236.5 x 726 mm/9.3 x 28.6 in
Weight15700g / 553.7oz.
Corresponding Mounts
Sigma APO 
EX 
DG 
Nikon APO 
EX 
DG 
Canon APO 
EX 
DG 
APO - Apochromatic 
EX - EX Lens
DG - DG for Digital

* The appearance, specifications, and the like of the product are subject to change for improvement without notice.
 
* The angle of view depends upon the digital camera being used.
 
* Nikon Mount: Does not have aperture ring
 
* Nikon Mount: NO built in motor lens: NOT compatible with D40, D40x, D60, D3000, D5000

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