300mm F2.8 EX APO DG (HSM)* Refurbished

Defining High Performance
Telephoto Lenses
Travel, Nature & Wildlife, Sports & Action
  • Large aperture, high speed ideal in low light 
  • Inner focusing system technology
  • *HSM is not available for the Sony and Pentax
  • Carrying case, lens hood, front & rear caps
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.

CONV
CONVTeleconverter 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.

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.

HSM
HSMQuiet & Fast Autofocusing

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

IF
IFInner Focus

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

#195-R
Price: $2,549.00
*Authorized dealer prices may vary
Overview

The Sigma APO 300mm F2.8 EX DG is a high performance telephoto lens and, for the professional photographer, is an absolute requirement. With a fast telephoto lens suitable for capturing the fastest action, whether that is a local soccer game, high school basketball in a dimly lit gym or sports cars racing. This lens also does double duty isolating single faces at a news conference or catching the bride in a candid moment at the wedding reception. 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 & ghosting. When used with full frame cameras & Sigma’s 1.4x or 2x optional Tele Converters it becomes a 420mm F4 manual focus lens or a 600mm F5.6 manual focus lens respectively. For the professional or advanced amateur looking for such a lens at a value price there is no other choice than the Sigma 300mm F2.8. Equipped with all of the latest technology to compete with the camera manufacturer’s products and produces tack sharp end result images.

Tech Specs

 

Lens Construction11 Elements in 9 Groups
APO Tele Converter1.4X AF 
2X AF
Angle of View8.2º
Number of Diaphragm Blades9
Mininum Aperturef32
Minimum Focusing Distance250 cm / 98.4 in
Filter Size (mm)46 (Rear)
Maximum Magnifications1:7.5
Dimensions
(Diameter x Length)
119 x 214 mm/4.7 x 8.4 in
Weight2400g / 84.7oz.
Corresponding Mounts
Sigma HSM 
CONV
Nikon HSM 
CONV
Canon HSM 
CONV
Sony/Minolta CONV
Pentax CONV
HSM - Hyper-Sonic Motor
CONV - APO Teleconverter EX
D - Distance Information Function

*Sony/Minolta & Pentax Mount: Does not have HSM
 
* Nikon Mount: Built in motor lens: compatible with D40, D40x, D60, D3000, D5000

* The appearance, specifications, and the like of the product are subject to change for improvement without notice.

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