Sigma 50mm f/2.8 EX DG Macro Lens Specifications and Measurements

SpecificationsSigma 50mm f/2.8 EX DG Macro Lens
  Sigma 50mm f/2.8 EX DG Macro Lens
Year Introduced1998
Year Discontinued2014
Mounts OnFull Frame, APS-C
Lenses / Groups
Aperture Range - Wide / Long f/2.8-45
Number of Aperture Blades
Rounded Aperture?
Manufacturer Specification Weight 11.1 oz  (315g)
Actual Weight 11.1 oz  (315g)
Lens Hood Weight 0.7 oz  (20g)
In-Use Weight 11.8 oz  (335g)
Manufacturer Spec Size (DxL) 2.83 x 2.52”  (72 x 64mm)
Measured Size (DxL) 2.87 x 2.94”  (73 x 74.6mm)
Max Length at Full Extension 43.98”  (1117mm)
Internal Focusing? / Extends with Focusing? N / Y
Focus Extension Length 1.47”  (37.4mm)
Lens Hood Size (DxL) 2.99 x 1.02”  (75.9 x 26mm)
Lens Length with Hood (Min-Max) 3.91 - 5.35”  (99.4 - 136mm)
Size of Rings: Focus / Zoom 0” / 0.91”  (0mm / 23mm)
Filter Size 55mm  UV ► CP ►
Front Element (Filter Mount) Rotates N
AF Motor Type
Full Time Manual Focus N
Focus Ring Rotation 205°
Focus Limiter? / Focus Limiter Ranges
Distance Scale? / Type Y / Printed
Close Focus  
Specified Min Focus Distance 7.48”  (190mm)
Tested Min Focus Distance (Wide / Long)
Maximum Magnification (MM) 1.00x
Magnification Range with 12mm Ext Tube
Magnification Range with 25mm Ext Tube
Tripod Ring Included? / Removable? N
Zoom Ring Lock Switch? N
Lens Hood Included / Model? Y /
Weather Sealed? / Filter Required? N
Image Stabilization? / Stops? / Tripod Sensing? N
Extender Compatible?
Case Included? / Type? /
47.25" x 31.5" Subject Framing Distance 50mm = 5.73'
1200mm x 800mm Subject Framing Distance 50mm = 1745mm
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