Sigma Announces 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM lens


Sigma has announced the 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM telephoto zoom lens. The lens is compact and lightweight optically stabilized with with a dust and splashproof mount. It weighs 1160g/41oz, is 182mm/7.2in long, and has a 67mm diameter filter thread.

For quick control of the angle of view, the zoom ring incorporates a push/pull mechanism in addition to the regular twist mechanism. It can focus down to 1.6m/5.2ft, and features a maximum magnification ratio of 1:3.8. The optical design comprises of 21 elements in 15 groups with four SLD (Special Low Dispersion) elements and a hypersonic motor with an updated algorithm.

The price is yet to be determined and will be announced at a later date.

Sigma 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM lens officially announced

Sigma 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM lens officially announced

Sigma 100-400mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM Contemoporary Lens

  1. Top performance with the specification and functionality of a more expensive unit
  2. Compact packaging with uncompromising image quality
  3. Push/pull zoom mechanism incorporated
  4. Telephoto plus macro functionality
    • Fast AF with full-time manual override

    Note: The operation of full-time MF may vary based on mount type

    • Compatible with Mount Converter MC-11
    • Mount with dust- and splash-proof construction
    • Nikon electromagnetic diaphragm mechanism included
    • Available SIGMA USB DOCK (Makes customization and flexible adjustment possible)
    • Available Mount Conversion Service (Allows use with another camera body)
    • Rounded diaphragm
    • Designed to minimize flare and ghosting
    • High-precision, durable brass bayonet mount
    • Evaluation with SIGMA’s own MTF measuring system “A1”
    • Made in Japan (With outstanding craftsmanship)
    • The lens barrel is engraved with the year of release

Technical Specifications

Principal specifications
Lens type Zoom lens
Max Format size 35mm FF
Focal length 100–400 mm
Image stabilization Yes
Lens mount Canon EF, Nikon F (FX), Sigma SA Bayonet
Aperture
Maximum aperture F5–6.3
Minimum aperture F22
Aperture ring No
Number of diaphragm blades 9
Optics
Elements 21
Groups 15
Special elements / coatings Four SLD elements
Focus
Minimum focus 0.16 m (6.3)
Maximum magnification 0.26×
Autofocus Yes
Motor type Ring-type ultrasonic
Full time manual Yes
Focus method Internal
Distance scale No
DoF scale No
Physical
Weight 1160 g (2.56 lb)
Diameter 86 mm (3.4)
Length 182 mm (7.18)
Sealing Yes
Colour Black
Zoom method Push/Pull (extending)
Power zoom No
Filter thread 67.0 mm
Hood supplied Yes
Hood product code LH770-04
Tripod collar No
Other
Notes Rotating or push/pull zoom.