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    Sigma 18-50mm F2.8 EX DC for Four Thirds Mount Lens - Press Release

    Sigma Corporation is pleased to announce the launch of new five lenses for Four Thirds System.


    Two DC lenses (18-50mm F2.8 EX DC and 30mm F1.4 EX DC HSM) and three DG lenses (MACRO 105mm F2.8 EX DG, APO MACRO 150mm F2.8 EX DG HSM and APO 50-500mm F4-6.3 EX DG HSM) are designed to maximize the potential of the digital imaging, and housed in a compact and lightweight construction. Our lens line-up for Four-Thirds mount is increased to total eight models with the introduction of these new lenses.

    Compact-Lightweight large aperture zoom lens designed specifically for Four Thirds camera.
    18-50mm F2.8 EX DC for Four Thirds Mount


    F2.8 large aperture standard zoom lens designed specifically for Four Thirds system. This zoom lens is exclusively designed to ensure compact and lightweight construction as well as provides the utmost correction against lateral chromatic aberration, which is a critical problem for digital SLR cameras. This lens is specially coated to get the best color balance whilst cutting down flare and ghost caused by reflections from the digital image sensor. It has the best correction for vignetting and superior peripheral brightness is ensured.
    *With Four-Thirds cameras, the angle of view will be equivalent to 36-100mm.

    SPECIFICATIONS

    • Mount Type:Four Thirds
    • Minimum Aperture:F22
    • Lens Construction:15 Elements in 13 Groups
    • Angle of View:62.0-24.4
    • Number of Diaphragm Blades:7pcs
    • Minimum Focusing Distance:28cm (11.03in)
    • Maximum Magnification:1:5
    • Filter Size:67mm
    • Lens Hood:Petal Hood
    • Dimensions: Diameter 70.2mm (2.8in)X Length 89.5mm (3.5in)
    • Weight:460g / 16.2oz
    • UPC No.:00-85126-58058-2

    http://www.sigma-photo.com
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    Last edited by aquadog; 02-28-2006 at 04:58 PM.

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