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Pre-PMA 2008: Sigma offers Nikon D40 and D60 DSLR owners more reach for less outlay with the launch of two tele zooms with built-in focus motors. The popular 70-300mm f/4-5.6 DG Macro lenses in both standard and APO flavors have been motorized for owners of Nikon's D40 and D60 which lack support for tradition screw focusing.
The Sigma Corporation is pleased to announce the launch of the new APO 70-300mm F4-5.6 DG MACRO for Nikon and 70-300mm F4-5.6 DG MACRO for Nikon. The built-in motor allows autofocus with all Nikon digital cameras. These lenses incorporate a macro feature with maximum magnification 1:2 at the 300mm focal length. It is suitable for various types of shooting conditions.
This telephoto zoom lens provides high image quality. It includes a switch for macro photography between 200mm and 300mm and is capable of a maximum magnification of 1:2. Three SLD (Special Low Dispersion) glass elements provide excellent correction of chromatic aberrations. High image quality is assured throughout the entire zoom range.
This telephoto lens has a 1:2 maximum magnification at the 300mm focal length. It is ideal for portraits, sport and other types of photography. SLD (Special Low Dispersion) glass provides excellent correction of chromatic aberration. The super multi-layer coating reduces flare and ghosting. High image quality is assured throughout the entire zoom range.
|Lens name||70-300mm F4-5.6 DG MACRO for Nikon|
|Lens construction||10 groups 14 elements|
|Angle of view||34.3°-8.2°|
|Closest focus distance||95cm / 37.4in|
|Maximum reproduction ratio||1:2|
|Filter attachment size||58 mm|
|Dimensions||76.6mm × 119.5mm (3in.× 4.7in)|
|Weight||545g / 19.2oz (APO), 540g / 19oz (Non-APO)|
|Supplied accessories|| Hood (LH635-01) supplied
Case (APO version only)