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  • Standard Lens
  • Hyper Sonic Motor
  • Super Multi-layer Coating
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  • Standard Lens
  • Hyper Sonic Motor
  • Super Multi-layer Coating
  • Filter Diameter: 72 mm
  • Excellent for Macro Photography
  • 30% smaller than the previous conventional model - by incorporating a smaller OS unit and optimizing the structure and power distribution of optical elements, the lens barrel has become more compact
  • TSC (Thermally Stable Composite) compound material which has a high affinity to metal parts, is introduced in the lens barrel, resulting in better durability of the parts and smaller zoom rings and scale rings
  • Optical Stabilizer Technology - the OS function offers the use of shutter speeds up to 4 stops lower than would otherwise be possible
  • Incorporates 2 FLD ("F" Dispersion) glass elements which have the performance equal to fluorite glass, 1 SLD (Special Low Dispersion) glass element and 3 aspherical glass lenses, including double sided aspherical lens
  • By optimizing the power alignment of the lens, both chromatic aberration of magnification and axial chromatic aberration have been corrected to ensure excellent image quality throughout the entire zoom range
  • Another feature of this Contemporary lens is the capability of working with the USB Dock (optional) and special software (Sigma Optimization Pro) to update the lens firmware and adjust parameters such as focus
  • Hyper Sonic Motor (HSM) provides quiet, high speed and accurate auto-focusing. Inner focusing system eliminates front lens rotation, making the lens particularly suitable for using the supplied lens hood and circular polarizing filters
  • Each lens is tested using Sigma own proprietary "A1" MTF quality control
  • Measuring system - even previously undetectable high-frequency details are now within the scope of this quality control inspection
  • Super multi-layer coating minimizes flare and ghosting
  • Lens construction: 16 elements in 14 groups
  • Minimum Focusing Distance: 8.7" (22 cm) throughout the entire zoom range
  • Maximum magnification ratio: 1:2.8
  • 7 blade rounded diaphragm creates an attractive blur to the out-of-focus areas of the image
  • Filter Diameter: 72 mm
  • Dimensions: Diameter 3.1" (7.9cm) x Length 3.2" (8.2cm)
  • Weight: 16.4 oz. (465 g)
  • Includes: Petal type lens hood

Lens Performance
Lens Type:Digital SLR Lenses
Focal Length:17-70mm
Maximum Aperture:f/2.8-4.0
Aperture (Max. & Min.):Max: f/2.8-4.0, Min: f/22
Camera Mount Type:Canon EF
Format Compatibility:DSLR (APS-C Sensor)
Angle of View:79.7-22.9 degrees
Minimum Focus Distance:0.22m
Maximum Close-Up Magnification:N/A
Groups/Elements:14 Groups/16 Elements
Diaphragm Blades:7
Lens Features
Image Stabilization:Yes
Tripod Collar:No
Filter Thread:72mm
Dimensions (DxL):3.11x3.23"
Additional Information
Warranty:7 year manufacturer warranty

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  • *****
  • September 06, 2014
  • By: Yannie

Nice zoom lens for travelling!

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  • Petal type lens hood
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