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Sony DT 55-300mm f/4.5-5.6 SAM Lens

BH #SO55300 • MFR #SAL55300
Sony DT 55-300mm f/4.5-5.6 SAM Lens
Key Features
  • A-Mount Lens/APS-C Format
  • 82.5-450mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • Aperture Range: f/4.5-5.6 to f/22-29
  • One Extra-Low Dispersion Element
An ideal complement to the standard kit zoom, this DT 55-300mm f/4.5-5.6 SAM Lens from Sony will expand your photographic tool set into the super telephoto realm, especially with the 82.5-450mm equivalent range presented by an APS-C format camera. It uses a variable f/4.5-5.6 aperture to keep size and weight to a minimum and also incorporates an extra-low dispersion element for combating various aberrations. For fast, quiet focusing the 55-300mm uses a Smooth Autofocus Motor (SAM) and it can focus as close as 4.6'. On top of all this, the lens has a seven-blade circular diaphragm for smooth bokeh throughout the zoom range.
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Sony DT 55-300mm f/4.5-5.6 SAM Overview

An ideal complement to the standard kit zoom, this DT 55-300mm f/4.5-5.6 SAM Lens from Sony will expand your photographic tool set into the super telephoto realm, especially with the 82.5-450mm equivalent range presented by an APS-C format camera. It uses a variable f/4.5-5.6 aperture to keep size and weight to a minimum and also incorporates an extra-low dispersion element for combating various aberrations. For fast, quiet focusing the 55-300mm uses a Smooth Autofocus Motor (SAM) and it can focus as close as 4.6'. On top of all this, the lens has a seven-blade circular diaphragm for smooth bokeh throughout the zoom range.

Covering a variety of telephoto focal lengths, this 55-300mm zoom is designed for APS-C format A-mount cameras, where it will provide a far-reaching 82.5-450mm equivalent focal length.
A variable f/4.5-5.6 maximum aperture helps ensure that lens size and weight is kept to a minimum.
One extra-low dispersion glass element is featured in the lens design to help reduce chromatic aberrations and color fringing for improved clarity and color neutrality.
By incorporating a Smooth Autofocus Motor (SAM) unit into the lens itself to drive the focusing element group, this lens is able to deliver smoother, quieter, and faster performance than coupled systems. Also, the design helps to achieve a minimum focus distance of 4.6'.
Rounded seven-blade diaphragm contributes to a pleasing bokeh quality when employing selective focus techniques.

Sony DT 55-300mm f/4.5-5.6 SAM Specs

Focal Length
55 to 300mm (35mm Equivalent: 82.5 to 450mm)
Maximum Aperture
f/4.5 to 5.6
Minimum Aperture
f/22 to 29
Lens Mount
Sony A
Lens Format Coverage
APS-C
Angle of View
29° to 5° 20'
Minimum Focus Distance
4.59' / 1.4 m
Maximum Magnification
0.27x
Optical Design
12 Elements in 9 Groups
Diaphragm Blades
7, Rounded
Focus Type
Autofocus
Image Stabilization
No
Filter Size
62 mm (Front)
Dimensions (ø x L)
3.03 x 4.59" / 77 x 116.5 mm
Weight
1.01 lb / 460 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight
1.645 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
7.9 x 5.2 x 4.7"

Sony DT 55-300mm f/4.5-5.6 SAM Reviews

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question

is there a warranty on this lens?
Asked by: Katie C.
This is a new lens and comes with a Sony limited 1 year warranty. The actual warranty for this lens can be viewed at: <a href= http://bitly.com/1dNMg6H target= _blank >http://bitly.com/1dNMg6H</a>
Answered by: Lawrence C.
Date published: 2018-08-28

question

Just want to confirm that this lens will work on the Sony A37 camera
Asked by: Anonymous
Yes; as the Sony 55-300mm f/4.5-5.6 DT Alpha A-Mount Telephoto Zoom Lens uses the Sony Alpha A mount/Minolta MAXXUM lens mount, which is the same mount used on the Sony Alpha SLT-A37 DSLR Camera, both the camera and lens would be fully compatible with each other.
Answered by: Manzell L.
Date published: 2018-08-28

question

is compatible with alpha 350??
Asked by: Anonymous
Yes, the Sony 55-300mm f/4.5-5.6 DT Alpha A-Mount Telephoto Zoom Lens would be compatible for use on the Sony Alpha DSLR-A350 SLR Digtial Camera.
Answered by: Manzell L.
Date published: 2019-12-12

question

Will this lens work on a Canon T5i?
Asked by: Anonymous
The 55-300mm f/4.5-5.6 DT Alpha A-Mount Lens has the Sony Alpha/Minolta Maxxum mount. It would not be compatible with Canon cameras such as the Canon T5i. You could look at the Canon 55-250mm (B&H # CA55250STM) lens for the T5i.
Answered by: Christina S.
Date published: 2018-08-28

question

Is this lens fully compatible with the Sony DSLR-A230?
Asked by: Anonymous
The Sony 55-300mm f/4.5-5.6 lens is fully compatible with the A230, yes.
Answered by: Christina S.
Date published: 2018-08-28

question

Do I need an adapter for my Sony A 6000 camera to use the Sony 55-300mm F/4.5-5.6 DT A-Mount Zoom Lens?
Asked by: Marleen
no, you do not need,
Answered by: Gian Pietro F.
Date published: 2018-08-28

question

Just want to confirm if this lens will work on Sony Alpha550
Asked by: Anonymous
Yes, this lens is fully compatible with the Sony Alpha A550 camera.
Answered by: Yos O.
Date published: 2018-08-28

Is it compatible with a7III ?

Is it compatible with a7III ?
Asked by: Harris
Yes, but you will need an adapter.
Answered by: SonyListens
Date published: 2020-02-07
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