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Sigma announces the launch of the new 18-125mm F3.5-5.6 DC lens

Sigma announce a new 18-125mm F3.5-5.6 DC Lens. Exclusively Designed for use with digital SLR cameras. It has 6.9 times high magnification zoom ratio. Corresponding AF mount for SIGMA, CANON, NIKON (D) and PENTAX cameras. This is a compact, lightweight lens (385 gr or 13.5 ounces). The new lens coating reduces flare and ghost...

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www.sigma-photo.co.jpSigma Corporation is pleased to announce the launch of the new 18-125mm F3.5-5.6 DC.
This zoom lens was exclusively designed for use with digital Single-Lens Reflex (SLR) cameras and has 6.9 times high magnification zoom ratio.

A Special Low Dispersion (SLD) and two pieces of aspherical glass elements produce high level of optical performance through the entire zoom range and also this has resulted in a compact, lightweight lens that features a length of 77.7mm (3in.), maximum diameter of 70mm (2.7in.), weight of 385gr (13.5oz) and filter size of just 62mm.

The new lens coating reduces flare and ghost, which is a common problem of digital cameras and also creates an optimum color balance.
This lens has a minimum focusing distance of 50cm (19.6in.) at all focal lengths and has maximum magnification of 1:5.3. It is equipped with inner focusing system, since the front of the lens does not rotate, "Petal-type hood" and a circular polarizing filter can be easily attached and used. This lens is also equipped with Zoom Lock Switch that eliminates "Zoom Creep".

Note: These lenses are designed specifically for use with the majority of digital SLR cameras featuring the smaller image sensors. Digital SLRs containing an image sensor larger than APS-C format and 35mm or APS SLR film cameras should not be used or image cut-off or vignetting will occur.


SIGMA 18-125mm F3.5-5.6 DC SPECIFICATIONS

 * Focal Length / 18-125mm
 * Minimum Aperture/F22
 * Lens Construction / 15Elements in 14Groups
 * Focusing System / Inner Focus
 * Angle of View / 69.3 °- 11.4 °
 * Number of Diaphragm Blades / 7pcs
 * Minimum Focusing Distance / 50cm (19.6in.)
 * Maximum Magnification / 1:5.3
 * Filter Size (diameter) / 62mm
 * Lens Hood / Petal Hood
 * Dimensions / Diameter 70mm (2.7in.) X Length 77.7mm (3in.)
 * Weight / 385gr(13.5oz.)

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


Optional Accessories

 SIGMA EX Multi-Coated UV 62 mm Filter
 SIGMA EX Wide Multi-Coated Circular PL 62 mm Filter

Additional information: www.sigma-photo.co.jp
May 22, 2004
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