PMA09: Sigma Announces 50-200mm F4-5.6 DC OS HSM

The Sigma Corporation is pleased to announce the new SIGMA 50-200mm F4-5.6 DC OS HSM. This compact high-performance telephoto zoom lens incorporates Sigma’s own Optical Stabilizer function.

Sigma 50-200mm F4-5.6 DC OS HSM

The lens incorporates SLD (Special Low Dispersion) glass in the front lens group and is equipped with an inner focusing system to provide high image quality throughout the entire zoom range. The incorporation of HSM (Hyper Sonic Motor) ensures quiet and high-speed auto focus. The OS (Optical Stabilizer) function effectively eliminates the effects of camera shake so subjects can be easily and clearly seen in the viewfinder as well as in the image. It allows the use of shutter speeds approximately 4 stops slower than normal for steady, handheld photography.

For Sony and Pentax mounts he built-in OS System operates in conjunction with a camera body equipped with an anti-shake function and can be used as an alternative with cameras having built-in image stabilization. The Super Multi-Layer Coating reduces flare and ghosting and provides high contrast images throughout the entire zoom range.

This lens has a minimum focusing distance of 110cm (43.3 inches) throughout the entire zoom range and a maximum magnification ratio is 1:4.5. An inner focusing system eliminates front lens rotation, making it suitable for use with circular polarizing filters.

Specification

Lens Construction

13 Elements in 10 Groups

Angle of View 102.4 – 63.8 degrees
Number of Diaphragm Blades 7 Blades
Minimum Aperture F22
Minimum Focusing Distance 24cm / 9.4 in.
Maximum Magnification 1:6.6
Filter Size Diameter 82mm
Lens Hood Petal-type Hood
Dimensions Diameter 87.3mm X Length 88.2mm
3.4 in. X 3.5 in.
Weight TBD
Corresponding AF Mounts SIGMA, CANON, NIKON, PENTAX, SONY
* The appearance, specifications, and the like of the product are subject to change for improvement without notice.

 

* For Pentax mount, if the camera body does not support HSM, auto focus will not be available.

* Vignetting will occur if the lens is used with 35mm SLR cameras or digital cameras with image sensors larger than APS-C size.

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