Sony 500mm F8 Reflex Overview

Announced Jun 5, 2006 •
Telephoto mirror prime lens | Sony/Minolta Alpha | SAL500F80
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Sony SAL-500F80 500mm f/8 Reflex Super Telephoto Lens for Sony Alpha Digital SLR Camera
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Product description
Announced Jun 5, 2006

Manufacturer description: The world's only super telephoto reflex lens with auto-focus capability. Its reflex design gives the amazing SAL-500F80 super telephoto lens a short barrel and compact, lightweight design, ideal for field work on wilderness and nature assignments. And its auto-focus capability makes it unique among reflex lenses of this class. Mounted to a Sony ? ? DSLR with APS-C sized sensor, this lens provides a field of view equivalent to a 750mm lens on a 35mm camera. This lens also takes advantage of Sony's in-camera Super SteadyShot® image stabilization system to reduce blur by compensating for shaky hands.

Quick specs
Lens type Prime lens
Focal length 500 mm
Lens mount Sony/Minolta Alpha
Max aperture F8
Min aperture F8
Min focus 4.00 m (157.48)
Max magnification 0.13×
Weight 665 g (1.47 lb)
Length 118 mm (4.65)

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