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

SpecificationsSigma 8-16mm f/4.5-5.6 DC HSM Lens
  Sigma 8-16mm f/4.5-5.6 DC HSM Lens
Year Introduced2010
Mounts OnAPS-C
Lenses / Groups15/11
Angle of View: Diagonal114.5°- 75.4°
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 19.6 oz  (555g)
Actual Weight 19.4 oz  (550g)
Lens Hood Weight 0.7 oz  (20g)
In-Use Weight 20.1 oz  (570g)
Manufacturer Spec Size (DxL) 2.95 x 4.16”  (75 x 105.7mm)
Measured Size (DxL) 2.99 x 4.48”  (76 x 113.9mm)
Max Length at Full Extension 4.48”  (113.9mm)
Internal Zoom? / Extends with Zoom? Y / N
Internal Focusing? / Extends with Focusing? Y / N
Lens Hood Size (DxL) 3.04 x 1.04”  (77.1 x 26.5mm)
Lens Length with Hood (Min-Max) 4.65 - 4.65”  (118.1 - 118.1mm)
Size of Rings: Focus / Zoom 0.95” / 0.83”  (24.1mm / 21.2mm)
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 Scale? / Type Y / Window
Close Focus  
Specified Min Focus Distance 9.41”  (239mm)
Tested Min Focus Distance (Wide / Long) 8.58” / 8.39”  (218mm / 213mm)
Maximum Magnification (MM) 0.13x
Zoom Ring Rotation 49°
Tripod Ring Included? / Removable? N
Lens Hood Included / Model? Y / Integrated
Weather Sealed? / Filter Required? /
Image Stabilization? / Stops? / Tripod Sensing?
Extender Compatible? N
Case Included? / Type? /
47.25" x 31.5" Subject Framing Distance On APS-C DSLR:
8mm = 1.79'
10mm = 2.10'
12mm = 2.49'
14mm = 2.87'
16mm = 3.11'
1200mm x 800mm Subject Framing Distance On APS-C DSLR:
8mm = 546mm
10mm = 640mm
12mm = 759mm
14mm = 876mm
16mm = 949mm
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