Sigma 8-16mm f/4.5-5.6 DC HSM Lens Specifications and Measurements

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Specifications Sigma 8-16mm f/4.5-5.6 DC HSM Lens
Focal Length Range 8-16mm
APS-C Sensor DSLRs Only? Y
Lenses / Groups 15/11
Angle of View: Diagonal 114.5°- 75.4°
Angle of View: Horizontal
Angle of View: Vertical
Aperture Range - Wide / Long f/4.5-22 / f/5.6-22
Aperture Max by Focal Length 8-8mm = f/4.5 and 5.0
13-16mm = f/5.6
* these unique results are as-reported by the lens
Number of Aperture Blades 7
Rounded Aperture?
Manufacturer Specification Weight 555g
Actual Weight 550g
Lens Hood Weight 20g
In-Use Weight 570g
Manufacturer Spec Size (DxL) 75 x 105.7mm
Measured Size (DxL) 76.04 x 113.9mm
Max Length at Full Extension 113.9mm
Internal Zoom? / Extends with Zoom? Y / N
Internal Focusing? / Extends with Focusing? Y / N
Lens Hood Size (DxL) 77.1 x 26.5mm
Lens Length with Hood (Min / Max) 118.1 / 118.1mm
Size of Rings - Zoom / Focus 21.2mm / 24.1mm
Filter Size
Front Element (Filter Mount) Rotates N
AF Motor Type HSM
Full Time Manual Focus Y
Focus Ring Rotation 140°
Focus Limiter? / Focus Limiter Ranges
Distance Info Provided to Camera?
Distance Scale? / Type Y / Window
Close Focus  
Specified Min Focus Distance 239mm
Tested Min Focus Distance (Wide / Long) 218mm / 213mm
Maximum Magnification (MM) 0.13x
Zoom Ring Rotation 49°
Tripod Ring Included? / Removable? N
Zoom Ring Lock Switch?
Lens Hood Included / Model? Y / Integrated
Weather Sealed? / Filter Required? /
Image Stabilization? / Stops? / Tripod Sensing?
Extender Compatible? N
Case Included? / Type? /
1200mm x 800mm Subject Framing Distance On APS-C DSLR:
8mm = 546mm
10mm = 640mm
12mm = 759mm
14mm = 876mm
16mm = 949mm
Year Introduced 2010
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