Sigma Released The World's First 1:1 180mm F2.8 Macro Lens

8/27/2012 9:38:44 PM

The US Sigma has just officially announced the price and other details of APO Macro 180mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM lens that has been unveiled last January.

Description: APO Macro 180mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM lens

APO Macro 180mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM lens

Sigma revealed that this is the first 180mm F2.8 macro lens all over the world that offers a magnification ratio of 1:1. This product is equipped with Optical Stabilizer Technology, inner focus system and three “F” Low Dispersion glass elements having a performance equal to fluorite glass. Super Multi-Layer Coating feature reduces flare and ghosting and delivers sharp and high contrast images even at maximum aperture. Sigma’s APO Macro 180mm F2.8 will be sold in US market at first on July 27th with a price of 1,699 USD but it is only compatible with the Sigma SA mount for its own DSLR.

Description: Sigma’s APO Macro 180mm F2.8 will be sold in US market with a price of 1,699 USD

Sigma’s APO Macro 180mm F2.8 will be sold in US market with a price of 1,699 USD

Basic configuration of APO Macro 180mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM lens

Focal Length: 180 mm

Maximum Aperture: f/2.8

Magnification: 1:1

Diaphragm Blade: 9

Minimum Focus Distance: 0.47m

Three “F” Low Dispersion glass elements

Hyper Sonic Motor helps to reduce noises

Inner focus system

Compatible with APS-C and Full-frame of Sigma (Sigma mount)

Filter diameter: 86mm

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