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Sigma 500mm f/4.5 EX DG APO Autofocus Lens for Pentax AF USA

You Pay: $4,999.00
Product Highlights
  • Super Telephoto Prime Lens
  • Aperture Range: f/4.5-32
  • Hyper-Sonic Motor
  • Inner Focusing System
  • Extra Low Dispersion Elements
  • Fits Full-Frame and APS-C Sensors
  • For Pentax K Mount

This Sigma 500mm f/4.5 EX DG APO lens is an Apochromatic ultra-telephoto lens with a fast f/4.5 maximum aperture, and it incorporates two ELD (Extraordinary Low Dispersion) glass elements to reduce chromatic aberration to a minimum. Internal focus enables responsive and fast autofocus speed.

The improved DG lens design corrects for various aberrations. This lens is specially coated to get the best color balance whilst cutting down on ghosting caused by reflections from the digital image sensor. The lens provides the utmost correction against lateral chromatic aberration which is a serious problem for digital SLR cameras.

By adding the optional Sigma APO teleconverter, you can use this lens as a 700mm f/6.3 MF ultra-telephoto lens with a 1.4x EX teleconverter, or as a 1000mm f/9 MF ultra-telephoto lens with a 2x teleconverter.

EX lens series denotes excellence of engineering and new technology.
A rotatable 46mm drop-in filter holder in the rear part of the lens barrel facilitates the use of filters including a polarizing filter.
Performance
Focal Length 500mm
Aperture Maximum: f/4.5
Minimum: f/32
Camera Mount Type Pentax K
Format Compatibility 35mm Film / Full-Frame Digital Sensor
Pentax Digital (APS-C)
Angle of View
Minimum Focus Distance 13.12' (4.00 m)
Magnification 0.12x
Maximum Reproduction Ratio 1:8
Elements/Groups 11/8
Diaphragm Blades 9
Features
Image Stabilization No
Autofocus Yes
Tripod Collar Yes
Physical
Filter Thread Rear:46 mm
Dimensions (DxL) Approx. 4.8 x 13.8" (12.19 x 35.05 cm)
Weight 6.82 lb (3.09 kg)
Sigma Telephoto 500mm f/4.5 EX DG APO Autofocus Lens for Pentax AF
  • Front Slip-on Lens Cap
  • Rear Lens Cap
  • Lens Hood
  • Soft Case
  • Two 46mm Rear Drop-In Filters:
  • Circular Polarizer
  • Normal (UV)
  • Front Protective Filter
  • Limited 1-Year North and South America Warranty Against Manufacturing and Workmanship Defects.
  • Limited 3-Year U.S.A. Extended Warranty Extension Against Manufacturing and Workmanship Defects.
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