What is the condition like of this used item?
The condition of this item has been described as:
- Slight signs of use
- Full working order
- No obvious cosmetic marks
- No dust or fungus
- No additional markings & odour free
- Smooth zoom/focus movement (Lenses only)
Designed for the upmost in portability.
- EF-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
- Aperture Range: f/5 to f/22
- One FLD Element, Three SLD Elements
- Super Multi-Layer Coating
- Hyper Sonic Motor AF System
- OS Image Stabilization
- Removable, Rotating Tripod Collar
- Rounded 9-Blade Diaphragm
- Splash and Dust Proof Mount
- Compatible with Sigma USB Dock
On the one hand, the product concept of the SIGMA 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | Sports is to achieve the best optical and action-capture performance to meet the requirements of professional photographers. On the other hand, that of the SIGMA 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | Contemporary is to achieve a light-weight and compact construction for higher usability with similar specifications.
It has put a special emphasis on its optical performance by incorporation of 1 FLD and 3 SLD glass elements, optimisation of the lens power distribution and minimised chromatic aberration of magnification. What matters most with a hyper-telephoto zoom lens is the image quality at the telephoto-end, and this offers brilliant performance. In addition, distortion throughout the entire focal range is well compensated. In order to make it as a hyper-telephoto zoom lens mobile enough for handheld shooting in the field, it is dust and splash-proof and incorporates a detachable tripod socket for higher usability.
By incorporating excellent optical glass elements, it minimises chromatic aberration and achieves class leading image quality.
This lens incorporates 1 FLD (“F” Low Dispersion) glass element, which has performance equal to fluorite, and 3 SLD (Special Low Dispersion) glass elements to compensate for colour aberration at the utmost. Chromatic aberration in particular, which could be visible especially towards the telephoto-end even when stopped down, is corrected by the optimized design of glass elements including the FLD lens.
Light-weight and compact construction for higher usability
Compared to the SIGMA 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | Sports, it is more compact and light-weight, enabling easy handling and making it possible to do handheld photography for a longer period of time. The tripod socket is detachable so that the lens can be carried by itself. Without the tripod socket, it also fits well into limited space for storage. Moreover, the tripod socket is made of magnesium which is light and strong at the same time.
The dedicated strap to attach to the tripod socket is available for easy handling when the lens is attached to a camera. If you carry the lens with your camera using only the camera neck strap, it may affect the mount of the lens. For hyper-telephoto lenses, a dedicated strap is usually available as a standard feature to attach to the lens rather than the camera body.
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