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Sigma announces two new Nikon mount HSM lenses

Sigma announces two new Nikon mount HSM lenses, allowing autofocus with all Nikon DSLR cameras, including the D40 and D40x. HSM stands for Hyper Sonic Motor, and these lenses offer virtually silent and very quick responsive autofocus. The new 17-70mm F2.8-4.5 DC MACRO HSM lens is a large aperture standard zoom lens with a minimum focusing distance of 20cm (7.9") and maximum magnification of 1:2.3. The 18-50mm F2.8 EX DC MACRO HSM lens is a zoom lens with a minimum focusing distance of 20cm too...

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View all interchangeable lenses for Nikon digital SLRsNew HSM lenses for Nikon (17-70mm f2.8-4.5 DC Macro HSM and 18-50mm f2.8 EX DC Macro HSM)

Sigma Corporation is pleased to announce the launch of the new 17-70mm F2.8-4.5 DC MACRO HSM for Nikon and 18-50mm F2.8 EX DC MACRO HSM for Nikon.  


Large aperture standard zoom lens designed specially for digital SLR cameras.

17-70mm F2.8-4.5 DC MACRO HSM for Nikon

The HSM system has been incorporated into this large aperture standard zoom lens for digital SLR cameras. This lens is capable of autofocusing with all Nikon DSLR cameras (including the D40 and D40x) and has a minimum focusing distance of 20cm (7.9”) and maximum magnification of 1:2.3 enabling close-up photography. A Special Low Dispersion (SLD) lens and Aspherical lens allows a compact construction and high optical performance.


Large aperture zoom lens designed specially for use with digital SLR cameras with a minimum focusing distance of 20cm (7.9”).

18-50mm F2.8 EX DC MACRO HSM for Nikon

The HSM systme has been incorporated into this large aperture standard zoom 18-50mm F2.8 EX DC MACRO.  This lens is capable of autofocusing with all Nikon DSLR cameras ( inculding the D40 and D40x). Aspherical lens, SLD lens and ELD (Extraordinary Low Dispersion) provide high picture quality throughout the entire zoom range.  Super Multi Layer Coating reduces flare and ghosting. High image quality is assured throughout the entire zoom range. Layer Coating and lens power layout provide high picture quality throughout the entire zoom range.

Additional information: View all interchangeable lenses for Nikon digital SLRs
July 29, 2007
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