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Sigma announces 18-250mm F3.5-6.3 DC OS HSM lens

Sigma launches the 18-250mm F3.5-6.3 DC OS HSM lens. This new lens incorporates Sigma's original anti-shake compensation function, with a 13.8 times zoom ratio. As opposed to having an anti-shake function in the camera body, this lens's Hybrid Optical Stabilizer provides not only an anti-shake function for the camera body, but also compensates for image shaking in the view finder as the Optical Stabilizer is built in to the lens. The lens has a minimum focusing distance of 45cm (17.7 inches) and a maximum magnification of 1: 3.4...

HIGHLIGHTS

Check-out all Sigma interchangeable SLR lensesThe 18-250mm F3.5-6.3 DC OS HSM lens incorporates Sigma's original anti-shake compensation function, with a 13.8 times zoom ratio. As opposed to having an anti-shake function in the camera body, this lens's Hybrid Optical Stabilizer provides not only an anti-shake function for the camera body, but also compensates for image shaking in the view finder as the Optical Stabilizer is built in to the lens. Incorporating four Special Low Dispersion glass elements and three aspherical lens elements provides excellent image quality throughout the entire zoom range. This lens has a minimum focusing distance of 45cm (17.7 inches) at all focal lengths and a maximum magnification of 1: 3.4 reproduction ratio, making it ideal for close-up photography. An inner focusing system eliminates front lens rotation, making it suitable for use with circular polarizing filters and the supplied petal-type hood. Incorporating super multi layer coating reduce the ghost in the backlight photography.

FEATURES

Equipped with Sigma's own unique OS (Optical Stabilizer) technology
Four SLD elements and three aspherical lenses provide high image quality throughout the entire zoom range
Minimum focusing distance of 45cm/17.7 inches and a maximum magnification of 1:3.4 makes it ideal for close-up photography
Super multi-layer coating reduces flare and ghosting

THE SPECIFICATIONS (For Sigma mount)

* Lens Construction :18 Elements 14 Groups
* Angle of View :69.3°-5.7°
* Number of blades :7pcs
* Minimum Aperture :F22
* Minimum Focusing Distance Distance :45cm/17.7in.
* Maximum Magnification :1:3.4
* Filter Size :Ø72mm
* Lens Hood :Petal-type hood
* Dimensions :Ø79mm×101mm/3.1in.×4in. * Weight :630g/22.2oz.  

Accessories

SIGMA DG UV 72mm (Optional) :00-85126-92374-7
SIGMA DG WIDE CIRCULAR PL 72mm (Optional) :00-85126-92385-3
LENS CASE LS-542 (Optional) :00-85126-92327-3
LENS HOOD 780-04 (Supplied) :00-85126-92362-4

Additional information: Check-out all Sigma interchangeable SLR lenses
January 15, 2009
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