Most recent digital camera and imaging news items - RSSDigital camera and imaging news items - HTML

Sigma launches new HSM lenses for Nikon SLRs

Sigma announces two new compact HSM lenses for Nikon SLR cameras. A HSM (Hyper-Sonic Motor) lens uses a motor driven by ultrasonic waves to provide a quiet, high-speed Auto Focus.  The Sigma 18-50mm F3.5-5.6 DC HSM is a compact standard zoom lens that measures 69.6mm (2.7") x 60mm (2.4") and weighs 250g (8.8 oz). The new Sigma 55-200mm F4-5.6 DC HSM is a compact and lightweight telephoto zoom lens measuring 71mm (2.8") x 84.6mm (3.3") and weighs 310g (10.9 oz)...

PRESS SUMMARY

View all interchangeable lenses for Nikon digital SLRsThe Sigma 18-50mm F3.5-5.6 DC HSM for Nikon

The HSM is incorporated into the compact standard zoom lens 18-50mm F3.5-5.6 DC giving this lens the capability to auto focusing with all Nikon DSLR cameras(including the D40 and D40x).  An aspherical lens and Super Multi Layer Coatings are used to achieve excellent lens performance and High image quality throughout the entire zoom range.

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

Specifications
*Lens Construction:8 Elements 8 Groups *Angle of View:76.5-31.7 degrees *Number of Diagram Blades:7 Blades *Minimum Aperture (W):F22 *Minimum Focusing Distance:25cm (9.8") *Maximum Magnification:1:3.5 *Filter Size:58mm *Lens Hood:Bayonet Type *Dimensions:69.6mm(2.7") x 60mm(2.4") *Weight:250g (8.8 oz) *Barcode No.0085126-551551

The Sigma 55-200mm F4-5.6 DC HSM for Nikon

This compact and lightweight telephoto zoom lens 55-200mm F4-5.6 DC incorporates the HSM system, making it capable of autofocusing with all Nikon DSLR cameras(including the D40 and D40x). This compact telephoto zoom lens is suitable for field work. Super Multi Layer Coating and lens power layout provide high picture quality throughout the entire zoom range.

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

Specifications
*Lens Construction:12 Elements 9 Groups *Angle of View:28.9-8.1 degrees *Number of Diagram Blades:8 Blades *Minimum Aperture (W):F22 *Minimum Focusing Distance:110cm (43.3") *Maximum Magnification:1:4.5 *Filter Size:55mm *Lens Hood:Bayonet Type *Dimensions:71mm(2.8") x 84.6mm(3.3") *Weight:310g (10.9 oz) *Barcode No.0085126-685553

Additional information: View all interchangeable lenses for Nikon digital SLRs
June 29, 2007
go to top of page