Sigma pairs its 150-600mm F5-6.3 Sports and Contemporary lenses with Sigma TC-1401 1.4X Teleconverter, providing exciting new options for extended reach
RONKONKOMA, NY — February 19, 2016 – Sigma Corporation of America, a leading DSLR lens, camera, flash and accessory manufacturer, today announced two new Global Vision Lens bundles: the 150-600mm F5-6.3 Sports Lens and TC-1401 1.4X Teleconverter bundle and the 150-600mm F5-6.3 Telephoto Contemporary Lens and TC-1401 1.4X Teleconverter bundle.Expanding the focal range from 150-600mm to 210-840mm F6.3-9, the new bundles offer Canon, Nikon and Sigma camera users more choices, configurations and shooting options when investing in Sigma.
“These bundles are ideal for photographers – both professional and enthusiast – who continually seek out longer ranges and want more options for their shooting style,” states Mark Amir-Hamzeh, president of Sigma Corporation of America. “Sigma’s high-performance telephoto offerings cover the range of photographic scenarios from professional sports to nature and more. Combined with the Sigma 1.4X Teleconverter, customers have even more options with the same great performance they have come to expect from Sigma.”
Sigma bundled products can also be purchased individually, giving customers four distinct 150-600mm F5-6.3 product choices to meet their photographic needs.
The 150-600mm F5-6.3 Sports lensis renowned for its superior optics and durability in fast-paced, high-action photo scenarios. The Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 Contemporary lens is a versatile lens that offers similar performance in a more compact and lightweight design. Performance capabilities common to both telephoto lenses include advanced two-mode optical stabilization, enhanced auto focus algorithm, sophisticated Hyper Sonic Motor for quiet and fast focusing, along with zoom locking at all marked focal lengths and performance.
The compatible Sigma TC-1401 1.4X Teleconverter, which is also dust- and splash-proof, preserves Sigma lens DNA, ensuring optimum performance with every shot. Supporting auto focus up to F8, the 1.4X Teleconverter incorporates an SLD (Special Low Dispersion) glass element that maintains the exceptional image quality of the Sigma telephoto lenses with excellent aberration correction.
Sigma Global Vision lenses can be updated and customized with a laptop using Sigma Optimization Pro software and Sigma USB Dock (sold separately). The USB Dock and Sigma Optimization Pro recognize the lenses and the lens plus teleconverter as distinct customizable items. Every Global Vision lens and teleconverter is “A1” tested, analyzed and approved before leaving the factory, ensuring maximum performance out of the box.
Sigma Telephoto and Teleconverter Bundle Pricing and Availability
Dedicated bundle boxes are available in early April 2016 through the Sigma US reseller network.
- MSRP for the 150-600mm F5-6.3 Sports and1.4 Teleconverter bundle is $2,229.00 USD Dollars.
- MSRP for the 150-600mm F5-6.3 Contemporary and1.4 Teleconverter bundle is $1,289.00 USD Dollars.
Additional Sigma Bundle Opportunities
Customers can also take advantage of the new Sigma dp Quattro camera line and LCD Viewfinder bundle for the dp1 Quattro, dp2 Quattro and dp3 Quattro. Enhancing the camera ergonomics, the Sigma LCD Viewfinder cuts off outside light, magnifying the LCD display by more than two times, allowing photographers to check the focus more easily.
The Sigma dp Quattro Line + LCD Viewfinder bundle is available mid-March for $1099.00 USD at: www.sigmaphoto.com/dp1-quattro-lvf-01-viewfinder-kit
About Sigma Corporation
Since 1961, Sigma has worked toward a single, simple goal: To imagine and develop photographic technologies that push the envelope, empower photographers and produce unparalleled imagery. We’ve honored this commitment by maintaining control of our design, research and development, and manufacturing processes in our own Aizu Factory. Our products are built with premium materials and are known worldwide for quality and performance. Our family-owned organization is the largest, independent SLR lens manufacturer in the world, producing more than 45 lenses that are compatible with most manufacturers, including Sigma, Canon, Sony, Nikon, Olympus, Panasonic and Pentax. Sigma Corporation also produces digital SLR cameras and high-definition digital compact cameras. The company is headquartered in Japan, with offices strategically located throughout Europe, Asia and North America. Photography is all we do, and it’s all we’ve ever done.