|DC||The lens is designed only for APS-C digital cameras.|
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|Diagonal angle of view:||27.8°-7.8° (Canon APS-C)
|28.8°-8.1° (Sony APS-C)
|28.8°-8.1° (Nikon APS-C)
|28.8°-8.1° (Pentax APS-C)
|25.5°-7.1° (Sigma APS-C)
|Lens construction:||12 elements in 9 groups|
|Number of blades:||8|
|Closest focusing distance:||110 cm|
|Magnification ratio:||1:4.5 @ 200 mm at the closest focusing distance|
|Type of autofocus motor:||Micromotor (Canon EF)|
|No motor (Minolta/Sony A)|
|No motor (Nikon F)|
|No motor (Pentax K)|
|No motor (Sigma SA)|
|Full-Time Manual Focus:||No|
|Weight:||SA: 310 g|
|Maximum diameter x Length:||SA: Ø71.5 x 87.1 mm|
|Filter size:||55 mm|
Design and Features
The lens barrel is of moderate weight, made of plastic. The lens mount is metallic.
The lens features AF/M focus mode switch.
|AF||Autofocus mode without Full-Time Manual Focus.|
|M||Manual focus mode.|
The lens uses front filters with standard size of 55 mm which are easy to find. They are also inexpensive.
Versions of the lens for Canon EF, Nikon F и Sigma SA mounts do not feature optical image stabilizer. It is a significant disadvantage for a lens of such class - the need for image stabilization only grows with increasing of focal length. In order to obtain sharp images with this lens, you will need to use a tripod or shutter speeds not longer than 1/200 second (at focal length of 200 mm) which may require in some cases increasing the ISO setting and will lead to noisy images.
- The autofocus will not be available with Nikon D40, D40X, D60, D3000-D3400, D5000-D5600 SLR cameras.
|Camera:||Canon EOS 350D|
|Sensor size:||22.2×14.8 mm|
|Distortion at 55 mm:||-0.46 %|
|Distortion at 200 mm:||+1.11 %|
|Vignetting at 55 mm F/4:||-0.62 EV|
|Vignetting at 200 mm F/5.6:||-0.62 EV|
|User Manual. English, Adobe PDF, 292 KB|
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