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Sigma 500mm f/4 DG OS HSM Sport Lens

Sigma 500mm f/4 DG OS HSM Sport Lens

Code: 00ZSG500F4DGS    Brand: Sigma   
  • Lens Construction: 16 elements in 11 groups
  • Minimum aperture: F32
  • Filter size: Φ46mm (Rear)
  • Angle of view (35mm): 5°
  • Minimum focusing distance: 350cm/137.8in.

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Enhanced dust/splash-proof construction

The front of the lens features a water- and oil-repellent coating that allows water to be wiped away easily and helps prevent oil from sticking to the surface.

Magnesium alloy barrel

Both lightweight and tough, this alloy contributes to the outstanding maneuverability of SIGMA 500mm F4 DG HSM | Sports.

SIGMA Protector LPT-11 (sold separately)

LPT-11 Protector helps prevent damage to the lens during shooting and maintenance.

High-precision, rugged brass bayonet mount

Its treated surfaces and enhanced strength contribute to the exceptional durability of the lens.

Tripod socket with 90° click stops

Antistatic nickel plating on the socket parts help enhance the quality and durability of the 90° click stops, which make it easy to switch between vertical and horizontal shooting positions.

Top-level optical performance

The optical system effectively minimizes transverse chromatic aberration, which can affect the edges of the shots taken in the telephoto range.

Flare and ghosting reduction

SIGMA’s Super Multi-Layer Coating reduces flare and ghosting to help photographers produce sharp and high contrast images even in backlit conditions.

 

Rounded diaphragm

The 9-blade rounded diaphrogm creates an attractive blur in the out-of-focus areas of the image.

Exclusive low-dispersion glass

SIGMA lenses feature up to three types of exclusive low-dispersion glass offering superior performance: ELD (Extraordinary Low Dispersion), SLD (Special Low Dispersion) and FLD (“F” Low Dispersion).

Quieter and Faster “Optimized AF”

The HSM (Hyper Sonic Motor) ensures high speed and quiet AF and with the further enhanced AF algorithm, continuous AF (AF-C) improves the focusing efficiency.

SIGMA USB DOCK make customization simple (sold seperately)

Users will be able to connect the lens to a computer with a specialSIGMA USB DOCK and use easy-to-operate on-screen controls to create personal lens specifications.

Exclusive SIGMA Optimization Pro software

SIGMA Optimization Pro software allows the user to update the lens firmware and adjust focus position and other parameters.

Tele Converters (sold separately) enhanced AF effectiveness

The addition of SIGMA’s TELE CONVERTER TC-1401 or TELE CONVERTER TC-2001 produces a AF 700mm F5.6 hyper-telephoto lens or a AF 1000mm F8 hyper-telephoto lens respectively

Compatible with Mount Converter MC-11

Mount Converter MC-11 allows you to use your SIGMA SA mount and SIGMA EOS mount (Canon-compatible) interchangeable lenses with the Sony E-mount camera body. 

New A1 MTF measuring system.

Each lens is checked for previously undetectable high-frequency details using 46-megapixel Foveon direct image sensors.

This lens combines top-level optical performance with outstanding functionality for challenging shoots.

Top-level optical performance and functionality: the new standard for high-performance telephoto lenses.

Introducing the flagship lens of the Sports line

Covering all the essence. Portable, durable and of a high-standard – A Masterpiece of hyper-telephoto lens. Photographers typically choose a prime lens when they require top image quality. However, the new flagship lens of our Sports line, the SIGMA 500mm F4 DG OS HSM|Sports fulfills this need while incorporating SIGMA’s latest technologies and delivering a full range of advanced features and functions: enhanced dust- and splash-proof construction, Optical Stabilizer (OS) system, SIGMA Tele Converter compatibility, AF function switch, SIGMA’s latest-generation Hyper Sonic Motor (HSM), and more. Combining top-level optical performance with functionality for challenging shoots, SIGMA 500mm F4 DG OS HSM|Sports sets a new standard for high-performance telephoto lenses.

Embodying the concept of our Sports line of lenses, this lens responds directly to photographers' needs with outstanding action-capture performance.

In addition to the highest levels of optical performance and photographic expression, SIGMA's new Sports line of lenses offers the kind of action-capture performance that precisely executes the intentions of the photographer. Uncompromising optical performance and photographic expression allow the photographer to shoot fast-moving and distant subjects, while exceptional functionality makes possible excellent shots even in the most challenging of situations. Fully customizable, it allows the photographer to create his or own specification. It is an ideal choice for photographing many different subjects; birds, wild animals, airplanes, motorsports, and even portraits. And SIGMA's exclusive software makes the lens extremely easy to customize.

Outstanding functionality for challenging shoots..

Support for the adventurous photographer: all the functions you need to perform under tough conditions.

Ideal for all sports photography: birds, animals, and other nature shots; airplanes and trains; motorsports portraits; and much more.

Enhanced dust/splash-proof construction and available exclusive Protector

Designed for top performance in tough shooting conditions, the SIGMA 500mm F4 DG HSM | Sports features highly effective dust- and splash-proof construction. The front of the lens features a water- and oil-repellent coating that allows water to be wiped away easily and helps prevent oil from sticking to the surface. This feature is particularly useful when shooting in a drizzle or near ocean spray. The lens is compatible with the exclusive SIGMA Protector LPT-11 (sold separately), which effectively helps prevent damage to the lens during shooting and maintenance.

Magnesium alloy barrel

To help minimize the weight associated with a hyper telephoto lens, the lens barrel is made with a magnesium alloy. Both lightweight and tough, this alloy contributes to the outstanding maneuverability of SIGMA 500mm F4 DG HSM | Sports.

Carbon fiber hood

The lens hood is made of carbon fiber, which is both lightweight and strong. In fact, the entire lens is designed to be lightweight for outstanding performance in tough shooting conditions.
* Tripod socket cannot be detached from the lens
* Strap included

Tripod socket with 90° click stops

Since photographers often prefer to use a hyper-telephoto lens with a monopod or tripod, the lens features a large and extremely stable tripod socket. Antistatic nickel plating on the socket parts help enhance the quality and durability of the 90° click stops, which make it easy to switch between vertical and horizontal shooting positions. The click position may be fine-tuned by “de-clicking” with the press of a button and manually adjusting the lens. The lens also comes equipped with a dedicated strap for the tripod socket, making it easy to carry equipment without undue stress on the camera mount.

Nikon electromagnetic diaphragm mechanism included

The lens for the Nikon camera includes the electromagnetic diaphragm mechanism and is able to receive the appropriate signals from the camera body. This feature ensures precision diaphragm control and stable Auto Exposure (AE) performance during continuous shooting.

Top-level optical performance

Transverse chromatic aberration, which can be an issue in the telephoto range at the edges of images, has also been effectively minimized.

The lens incorporates two FLD and one SLD glass elements, while the optimized power distribution helps minimize spherical aberration and axial chromatic aberration. The optical system also effectively minimizes transverse chromatic aberration, which can affect the edges of the shots taken in the telephoto range. In addition, image quality remains exceptional when the lens is used with a SIGMA Tele Converter (sold separately).

Circular PL Filter RCP-11 is a drop-in polarized filter (sold separately).

Circular PL Filter RCP-11 is a drop-in filter that can easily be rotated while the lens is in use. (A WR Protector filter that is inserted in a slot at the rear of the lens comes with the lens as standard equipment.)

Flare and ghosting reduction

From an early stage in the lens design process, flare and ghosting have been measured to establish an optical design resistant to strong incident light sources such as backlighting. SIGMA’s Super Multi-Layer Coating reduces flare and ghosting to help photographers produce sharp and high contrast images even in backlit conditions. The included lens hood can be attached to block out extraneous light, which can have a negative effect on rendering performance.

Exclusive low-dispersion glass

The degree to which light is refracted by glass depends on the light's wavelength. This fact causes different colors of light to focus at slightly different points. The result is chromatic aberration, the color fringing that is particularly noticeable in telephoto lenses. Most chromatic aberration can be removed by combining a high-refractivity convex lens element with a low-refractivity concave element. Yet residual chromatic aberration known as “secondary spectrum” may still remain.To minimize this secondary spectrum, which can be a serious issue with conventional lenses, SIGMA lenses feature up to three types of exclusive low-dispersion glass offering superior performance: ELD (Extraordinary Low Dispersion), SLD (Special Low Dispersion) and FLD (“F” Low Dispersion). In particular, FLD glass offers ultra-low dispersion in combination with high transmittance and the anomalous dispersion characteristics of fluorite. Meticulous deployment of these types of exclusive low-dispersion glass and optimization of power distribution gives SIGMA lenses superlative image rendition undiminished by residual chromatic aberration.

Functions that satisfy the demands of professional photographers.

True functionality developed to fulfill the demanding concept of the Sports line.

Manual override incorporated to make two full-time manual modes switchable

In addition to AF/MF, MO (Manual Override) is incorporated as one of the options of the focus mode switch. By setting it to the MO position, it switches to manual focus by rotating the focus ring even during continuous AF. With AF position, standard full-time manual focus is available. Using the optional SIGMA USB DOCK, it is possible to adjust the MO position’s sensitivity to switch to manual focus.

AF function switch with preset AF modes

The AF function switch allows you to set your own autofocus specification. The lens can remember the focus position of your choice or turn off AF until it is needed.

 

Note: Image is for SIGMA mount lenses. Available switch functions may vary by mount.

Intelligent OS featuring updated algorithm

The Optical Stabilizer (OS) function features an acceleration sensor to ensure even higher precision. Two OS modes are available: Mode 1 for general photography and Mode 2 for motor sports and other applications requiring panning. In Mode 2, the acceleration sensor teams up with the Intelligent OS and its updated stabilization algorithm to deliver effective stabilization while you move the camera horizontally, vertically, or diagonally—regardless of the position of the lens. This feature helps ensure effective panning and outstanding capture of moving subjects.

SIGMA Tele Converters, mount converters, and USB DOCK make possible customization and flexible adjustment for convenience or a specific purpose.

Use higher telephoto magnification while using AF. Make fine adjustments to the point of focus and OS system. Use your valuable lens asset with a different camera body. SIGMA responds to photographers’ needs with top-level functionality!

New exclusive software and SIGMA USB DOCK make customization simple.

For our new product lines, we have developed exclusive SIGMA Optimization Pro software that allows the user to update the lens firmware and adjust focus position and other parameters. The user will be able to connect the lens to a computer with a special SIGMA USB DOCK and use easy-to-operate on-screen controls to create personal lens specifications.

New SIGMA GLOBAL VISION product lines are setting new benchmarks for image quality

Evaluation with SIGMA’s own MTF measuring system: A1

We used to measure lens performance with a Modulation Transfer Function (MTF) measuring system using conventional sensors. However, we have developed our own proprietary MTF measuring system (A1)* using 46-megapixel Foveon direct image sensors. Even previously undetectable high-frequency details are now within the scope of our quality control inspections. All SIGMA 500mm F4 DG OS HSM|Sports lenses are checked using this A1 system before they are shipped.

*A1:Aizu1

46-megapixel Foveon direct image sensor

The 46 effective megapixel (4,800 × 3,200 × 3 layers) and 44 recording megapixel (4,704 × 3,136 × 3 layers) 23.5 × 15.7mm APS-C X3 direct image sensor captures all primary RGB colors at each and every pixel location, ensuring the capture of full and complete color. Using three silicon-embedded layers of photo detectors, stacked vertically to take advantage of silicon's ability to absorb red, green and blue light at different respective depths, it efficiently reproduces color more accurately, and offers sharper resolution, pixel for pixel, than any conventional image sensor. Since color moiré is not generated, the use of a low-pass filter is not required, meaning light and color, generated by the 46-megapixel APS-C X3 direct image sensor is captured with a three-dimensional feel.

Ultra-high precision and quality—all made in Japan.

With only a few minor exceptions, all of SIGMA's manufacturing, including molds and parts, takes place under a single integrated production system in Japan. We are now one of the very few manufacturers whose products are truly made in Japan. We like to think our products are somehow imbued with the essence of our homeland, blessed as it is with clean air and water, and focused, hard-working people. We pride ourselves on the authentic quality of SIGMA products, born of a marriage between highly attuned expertise and intelligent, advanced technology. Our sophisticated products have satisfied professionals and lovers of photography all over the world because our manufacturing is based on genuine craftsmanship, underpinned by the passion and pride of our experts.


 Performance Data


 Sample Photos



 

 

 



 

 

 

     
Lens construction
Lens Construction 16 elements in 11 groups
Minimum aperture F32
Filter size Φ46mm (Rear)
Angle of view (35mm)
Minimum focusing distance 350cm/137.8in.
Dimensions (Diameter x Length) Φ144.8mm × 380.3mm/5.7in. x 15in.
Number of diaphragm blades 9 (rounded diaphragm)
Maximum magnification ratio 1:6.5
Weight 3,310g
  All figures calculated for SIGMA.
Corresponding AF Mounts

SIGMA, Canon and Nikon

*The appearance and specifications are subject to change without notice.
The Nikon mount version of this lens includes an electromagnetic diaphragm mechanism. Functionality may be limited on some camera bodies.

What's in the box:

  • Sigma 500mm F4 DG OS HSM Sport Lens
  • Carbon Fiber Hood LH1388-01
  • Cover Lens Cap LC-185E
  • Filter Holder with WR Protector 46mm
  • Rear Cap LCR II
  • Case

Note: Lens is equipped with fixed tripod socket

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OVERVIEW

This lens combines top-level optical performance with outstanding functionality for challenging shoots.

Top-level optical performance and functionality: the new standard for high-performance telephoto lenses.

Introducing the flagship lens of the Sports line

Covering all the essence. Portable, durable and of a high-standard – A Masterpiece of hyper-telephoto lens. Photographers typically choose a prime lens when they require top image quality. However, the new flagship lens of our Sports line, the SIGMA 500mm F4 DG OS HSM|Sports fulfills this need while incorporating SIGMA’s latest technologies and delivering a full range of advanced features and functions: enhanced dust- and splash-proof construction, Optical Stabilizer (OS) system, SIGMA Tele Converter compatibility, AF function switch, SIGMA’s latest-generation Hyper Sonic Motor (HSM), and more. Combining top-level optical performance with functionality for challenging shoots, SIGMA 500mm F4 DG OS HSM|Sports sets a new standard for high-performance telephoto lenses.

Embodying the concept of our Sports line of lenses, this lens responds directly to photographers' needs with outstanding action-capture performance.

In addition to the highest levels of optical performance and photographic expression, SIGMA's new Sports line of lenses offers the kind of action-capture performance that precisely executes the intentions of the photographer. Uncompromising optical performance and photographic expression allow the photographer to shoot fast-moving and distant subjects, while exceptional functionality makes possible excellent shots even in the most challenging of situations. Fully customizable, it allows the photographer to create his or own specification. It is an ideal choice for photographing many different subjects; birds, wild animals, airplanes, motorsports, and even portraits. And SIGMA's exclusive software makes the lens extremely easy to customize.

Outstanding functionality for challenging shoots..

Support for the adventurous photographer: all the functions you need to perform under tough conditions.

Ideal for all sports photography: birds, animals, and other nature shots; airplanes and trains; motorsports portraits; and much more.

Enhanced dust/splash-proof construction and available exclusive Protector

Designed for top performance in tough shooting conditions, the SIGMA 500mm F4 DG HSM | Sports features highly effective dust- and splash-proof construction. The front of the lens features a water- and oil-repellent coating that allows water to be wiped away easily and helps prevent oil from sticking to the surface. This feature is particularly useful when shooting in a drizzle or near ocean spray. The lens is compatible with the exclusive SIGMA Protector LPT-11 (sold separately), which effectively helps prevent damage to the lens during shooting and maintenance.

Magnesium alloy barrel

To help minimize the weight associated with a hyper telephoto lens, the lens barrel is made with a magnesium alloy. Both lightweight and tough, this alloy contributes to the outstanding maneuverability of SIGMA 500mm F4 DG HSM | Sports.

Carbon fiber hood

The lens hood is made of carbon fiber, which is both lightweight and strong. In fact, the entire lens is designed to be lightweight for outstanding performance in tough shooting conditions.
* Tripod socket cannot be detached from the lens
* Strap included

Tripod socket with 90° click stops

Since photographers often prefer to use a hyper-telephoto lens with a monopod or tripod, the lens features a large and extremely stable tripod socket. Antistatic nickel plating on the socket parts help enhance the quality and durability of the 90° click stops, which make it easy to switch between vertical and horizontal shooting positions. The click position may be fine-tuned by “de-clicking” with the press of a button and manually adjusting the lens. The lens also comes equipped with a dedicated strap for the tripod socket, making it easy to carry equipment without undue stress on the camera mount.

Nikon electromagnetic diaphragm mechanism included

The lens for the Nikon camera includes the electromagnetic diaphragm mechanism and is able to receive the appropriate signals from the camera body. This feature ensures precision diaphragm control and stable Auto Exposure (AE) performance during continuous shooting.

Top-level optical performance

Transverse chromatic aberration, which can be an issue in the telephoto range at the edges of images, has also been effectively minimized.

The lens incorporates two FLD and one SLD glass elements, while the optimized power distribution helps minimize spherical aberration and axial chromatic aberration. The optical system also effectively minimizes transverse chromatic aberration, which can affect the edges of the shots taken in the telephoto range. In addition, image quality remains exceptional when the lens is used with a SIGMA Tele Converter (sold separately).

Circular PL Filter RCP-11 is a drop-in polarized filter (sold separately).

Circular PL Filter RCP-11 is a drop-in filter that can easily be rotated while the lens is in use. (A WR Protector filter that is inserted in a slot at the rear of the lens comes with the lens as standard equipment.)

Flare and ghosting reduction

From an early stage in the lens design process, flare and ghosting have been measured to establish an optical design resistant to strong incident light sources such as backlighting. SIGMA’s Super Multi-Layer Coating reduces flare and ghosting to help photographers produce sharp and high contrast images even in backlit conditions. The included lens hood can be attached to block out extraneous light, which can have a negative effect on rendering performance.

Exclusive low-dispersion glass

The degree to which light is refracted by glass depends on the light's wavelength. This fact causes different colors of light to focus at slightly different points. The result is chromatic aberration, the color fringing that is particularly noticeable in telephoto lenses. Most chromatic aberration can be removed by combining a high-refractivity convex lens element with a low-refractivity concave element. Yet residual chromatic aberration known as “secondary spectrum” may still remain.To minimize this secondary spectrum, which can be a serious issue with conventional lenses, SIGMA lenses feature up to three types of exclusive low-dispersion glass offering superior performance: ELD (Extraordinary Low Dispersion), SLD (Special Low Dispersion) and FLD (“F” Low Dispersion). In particular, FLD glass offers ultra-low dispersion in combination with high transmittance and the anomalous dispersion characteristics of fluorite. Meticulous deployment of these types of exclusive low-dispersion glass and optimization of power distribution gives SIGMA lenses superlative image rendition undiminished by residual chromatic aberration.

Functions that satisfy the demands of professional photographers.

True functionality developed to fulfill the demanding concept of the Sports line.

Manual override incorporated to make two full-time manual modes switchable

In addition to AF/MF, MO (Manual Override) is incorporated as one of the options of the focus mode switch. By setting it to the MO position, it switches to manual focus by rotating the focus ring even during continuous AF. With AF position, standard full-time manual focus is available. Using the optional SIGMA USB DOCK, it is possible to adjust the MO position’s sensitivity to switch to manual focus.

AF function switch with preset AF modes

The AF function switch allows you to set your own autofocus specification. The lens can remember the focus position of your choice or turn off AF until it is needed.

 

Note: Image is for SIGMA mount lenses. Available switch functions may vary by mount.

Intelligent OS featuring updated algorithm

The Optical Stabilizer (OS) function features an acceleration sensor to ensure even higher precision. Two OS modes are available: Mode 1 for general photography and Mode 2 for motor sports and other applications requiring panning. In Mode 2, the acceleration sensor teams up with the Intelligent OS and its updated stabilization algorithm to deliver effective stabilization while you move the camera horizontally, vertically, or diagonally—regardless of the position of the lens. This feature helps ensure effective panning and outstanding capture of moving subjects.

SIGMA Tele Converters, mount converters, and USB DOCK make possible customization and flexible adjustment for convenience or a specific purpose.

Use higher telephoto magnification while using AF. Make fine adjustments to the point of focus and OS system. Use your valuable lens asset with a different camera body. SIGMA responds to photographers’ needs with top-level functionality!

New exclusive software and SIGMA USB DOCK make customization simple.

For our new product lines, we have developed exclusive SIGMA Optimization Pro software that allows the user to update the lens firmware and adjust focus position and other parameters. The user will be able to connect the lens to a computer with a special SIGMA USB DOCK and use easy-to-operate on-screen controls to create personal lens specifications.

New SIGMA GLOBAL VISION product lines are setting new benchmarks for image quality

Evaluation with SIGMA’s own MTF measuring system: A1

We used to measure lens performance with a Modulation Transfer Function (MTF) measuring system using conventional sensors. However, we have developed our own proprietary MTF measuring system (A1)* using 46-megapixel Foveon direct image sensors. Even previously undetectable high-frequency details are now within the scope of our quality control inspections. All SIGMA 500mm F4 DG OS HSM|Sports lenses are checked using this A1 system before they are shipped.

*A1:Aizu1

46-megapixel Foveon direct image sensor

The 46 effective megapixel (4,800 × 3,200 × 3 layers) and 44 recording megapixel (4,704 × 3,136 × 3 layers) 23.5 × 15.7mm APS-C X3 direct image sensor captures all primary RGB colors at each and every pixel location, ensuring the capture of full and complete color. Using three silicon-embedded layers of photo detectors, stacked vertically to take advantage of silicon's ability to absorb red, green and blue light at different respective depths, it efficiently reproduces color more accurately, and offers sharper resolution, pixel for pixel, than any conventional image sensor. Since color moiré is not generated, the use of a low-pass filter is not required, meaning light and color, generated by the 46-megapixel APS-C X3 direct image sensor is captured with a three-dimensional feel.

Ultra-high precision and quality—all made in Japan.

With only a few minor exceptions, all of SIGMA's manufacturing, including molds and parts, takes place under a single integrated production system in Japan. We are now one of the very few manufacturers whose products are truly made in Japan. We like to think our products are somehow imbued with the essence of our homeland, blessed as it is with clean air and water, and focused, hard-working people. We pride ourselves on the authentic quality of SIGMA products, born of a marriage between highly attuned expertise and intelligent, advanced technology. Our sophisticated products have satisfied professionals and lovers of photography all over the world because our manufacturing is based on genuine craftsmanship, underpinned by the passion and pride of our experts.


 Performance Data


 Sample Photos



 

 

 



 

 

 

     

FEATURES

Enhanced dust/splash-proof construction

The front of the lens features a water- and oil-repellent coating that allows water to be wiped away easily and helps prevent oil from sticking to the surface.

Magnesium alloy barrel

Both lightweight and tough, this alloy contributes to the outstanding maneuverability of SIGMA 500mm F4 DG HSM | Sports.

SIGMA Protector LPT-11 (sold separately)

LPT-11 Protector helps prevent damage to the lens during shooting and maintenance.

High-precision, rugged brass bayonet mount

Its treated surfaces and enhanced strength contribute to the exceptional durability of the lens.

Tripod socket with 90° click stops

Antistatic nickel plating on the socket parts help enhance the quality and durability of the 90° click stops, which make it easy to switch between vertical and horizontal shooting positions.

Top-level optical performance

The optical system effectively minimizes transverse chromatic aberration, which can affect the edges of the shots taken in the telephoto range.

Flare and ghosting reduction

SIGMA’s Super Multi-Layer Coating reduces flare and ghosting to help photographers produce sharp and high contrast images even in backlit conditions.

 

Rounded diaphragm

The 9-blade rounded diaphrogm creates an attractive blur in the out-of-focus areas of the image.

Exclusive low-dispersion glass

SIGMA lenses feature up to three types of exclusive low-dispersion glass offering superior performance: ELD (Extraordinary Low Dispersion), SLD (Special Low Dispersion) and FLD (“F” Low Dispersion).

Quieter and Faster “Optimized AF”

The HSM (Hyper Sonic Motor) ensures high speed and quiet AF and with the further enhanced AF algorithm, continuous AF (AF-C) improves the focusing efficiency.

SIGMA USB DOCK make customization simple (sold seperately)

Users will be able to connect the lens to a computer with a specialSIGMA USB DOCK and use easy-to-operate on-screen controls to create personal lens specifications.

Exclusive SIGMA Optimization Pro software

SIGMA Optimization Pro software allows the user to update the lens firmware and adjust focus position and other parameters.

Tele Converters (sold separately) enhanced AF effectiveness

The addition of SIGMA’s TELE CONVERTER TC-1401 or TELE CONVERTER TC-2001 produces a AF 700mm F5.6 hyper-telephoto lens or a AF 1000mm F8 hyper-telephoto lens respectively

Compatible with Mount Converter MC-11

Mount Converter MC-11 allows you to use your SIGMA SA mount and SIGMA EOS mount (Canon-compatible) interchangeable lenses with the Sony E-mount camera body. 

New A1 MTF measuring system.

Each lens is checked for previously undetectable high-frequency details using 46-megapixel Foveon direct image sensors.

SPECIFICATIONS

Lens construction
Lens Construction 16 elements in 11 groups
Minimum aperture F32
Filter size Φ46mm (Rear)
Angle of view (35mm)
Minimum focusing distance 350cm/137.8in.
Dimensions (Diameter x Length) Φ144.8mm × 380.3mm/5.7in. x 15in.
Number of diaphragm blades 9 (rounded diaphragm)
Maximum magnification ratio 1:6.5
Weight 3,310g
  All figures calculated for SIGMA.
Corresponding AF Mounts

SIGMA, Canon and Nikon

*The appearance and specifications are subject to change without notice.
The Nikon mount version of this lens includes an electromagnetic diaphragm mechanism. Functionality may be limited on some camera bodies.

IN THE BOX

What's in the box:

  • Sigma 500mm F4 DG OS HSM Sport Lens
  • Carbon Fiber Hood LH1388-01
  • Cover Lens Cap LC-185E
  • Filter Holder with WR Protector 46mm
  • Rear Cap LCR II
  • Case

Note: Lens is equipped with fixed tripod socket