Sigma 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3 DC MACRO HSM Contemporary Lens for Sony A

Sigma 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3 DC MACRO HSM Contemporary Lens for Sony A

Sigma 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3 DC MACRO HSM Contemporary Lens for Sony A

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Product Highlights

  • Sony A Lens/APS-C Format
  • 27-450mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • Maximum Aperture Range: f/3.5-6.3
  • One SLD and Four FLD Elements
  • Super Multi-Layer Coating
  • Hyper Sonic Motor AF System
  • Minimum Focus Distance: 15"
  • Lens Hood Included
  • Compatible with Sigma USB Dock
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Sigma 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3 overview

  • 1Description

An all-in-one zoom for APS-C cameras, the 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3 DC MACRO HSM Contemporary Lens from Sigma provides users of Sony A-mount cameras with an extremely versatile focal length equivalent of 27-450mm. The lens also has a maximum aperture range of f/3.5-6.3 and benefits from the inclusion of one SLD and four FLD elements. Additionally, a Super Multi-Layer coating on the elements results in less flare and improved contrast.

Utilizing a Hyper Sonic Motor for autofocus ensures quick, quiet, and accurate focusing, all the way to the lens' minimum focus distance of just 15". A lens hood is included with the lens and it is compatible with Sigma's USB Dock for installing firmware updates and adjusting focus.

Lens construction with 17 elements in 13 groups
Super Multi-Layer Coating reduces flare and ghosting for higher contrast images
"F" Low Dispersion, or FLD, glass is designed with performance similar to flourite elements with a low refractive index and low dispersion for minimizing chromatic aberration as well as clearer and sharper imagery
Special Low Dispersion, or SLD, glass elements assist in providing greater clarity and contrast to an image
Maximum magnification ratio of 1:3 or 1:2 with optional AML72-01 close-up lens
Features a front 72mm filter thread
Eligible for Sigma's Mount Conversion Service
UPC: 085126886622
In the Box
Sigma 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3 DC MACRO HSM Contemporary Lens for Sony A
  • Front Lens Cap
  • Rear Lens Cap
  • Lens Hood
  • 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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    Sigma 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3 specs

    Performance
    Focal Length 18 - 300mm
    Comparable 35mm Focal Length: 27 - 450 mm
    Aperture Maximum: f/3.5 - 6.3
    Camera Mount Type Sony A
    Format Compatibility APS-C
    Angle of View 76.5° - 5.4°
    Minimum Focus Distance 15.3" / 38.86 cm
    Maximum Reproduction Ratio 1:3
    Optical Design 17 Elements in 13 Groups
    Diaphragm Blades 7, Rounded
    Features
    Image Stabilization No
    Autofocus Yes
    Tripod Collar No
    Physical
    Filter Thread Front: 72 mm
    Dimensions (DxL) Approx. 3.11 x 4.00" / 79 x 101.5 mm
    Weight 20.6 oz / 584 g
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 1.8 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 6.9 x 4.2 x 4.1"

    Sigma 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3 reviews

    18-300mm f/3.5-6.3 DC MACRO HSM Contemporary Lens for Sony A is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 6.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent general purpose lens This replaces my original Tamron 28-300mm all purpose lens for my Sony A77. The zoom range is great from wide angle to long telephoto, equivalent to 450 mm on APS-C format. The autofocus is fast and quiet with the focus ring operating very smoothly in manual focus mode. I am a little disappointed with the fact that Sigma's 2X teleconverter will not mount on this 18-300mm like it does on my Sigma 50-500mm. However my Promaster 2X teleconverter does work very well on this lens to give me some extra range when travelling light. The focus ring still works very smoothly with the 2X attached where the Tamron 28-300mm the focus ring was very stiff and difficult to get an accurate focus manually. With the quiet auto-focus mechanism shooting in video mode virtually eliminates the need for an external microphone. Finally I can't quibble with the sharpness of the images.
    Date published: 2015-09-21
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Excellent all purpose lens Light and quiet,a great walk around lens. Sharp throughout the focal range, slightly soft at 300 mm. Sigma lenses have, to me,an improved construction,which tended to keep me away from them previously. My wife uses this lens a lot for birds in the yard, and action shots of dog agility competitions. Used on A700, SLT A-65, and SLT A77II.
    Date published: 2016-08-10
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Glad I bought this lens The lens works well on my Sony A77. It is fast and quiet. I would buy it again.
    Date published: 2016-06-01
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent general use lens The focal range on this lens allows for the photographer to carry less equipment, particularly in well lit situations. I note some vignetting in the images, but that is the only issue I have had so far. Focusing element is quiet and fast and the lens is light and compact. At the price, this is an outstanding product.
    Date published: 2016-10-26
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from vary happy with this lens cost only $349 this lens work Sony a6500 with LA-EA3 adapter focus fast, good for walk around lens. now when I go out always with this lens for my a77II & A6500. Of course this no sharp lens,
    Date published: 2017-06-19
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this lens! I absolutely love this lens. The detail from this lens is incredible. I use it as my go to lens.
    Date published: 2017-06-25
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    Designed for use with:

    • Sony Alpha A68
    • Sony Alpha A77 II
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