SIGMA’s Light Bazooka Ultra Telephoto Zoom, the 100-400mm f5-6.3 DG OS HSM | C

FEBRUARY 27, 2017


Gentec International, the exclusive Canadian distributor of Sigma lenses, announces the introduction of the SIGMA 100-400mm f5-6.3 DG OS HSM | Contemporary to their lineup of lenses. This new Contemporary lens offers the compact size, lightweight, and high cost performance of a 70-300mm lens while delivering 400mm telephoto performance. This approach results in a tempting new ultra-telephoto choice for photographers. Offering a combination of stunning image quality and outstanding functionality, this lens satisfies the needs of pros and amateurs alike.

Pricing and release dates have not yet been announced, but the lens will be available in Canon, Nikon and Sigma mounts. Compatibility with the Sony E-mount is made possible with the use of SIGMA’s MC-11 mount adapter.

For more information, please contact Max Payne, Director of Marketing & Communications, at 905-513-7733 or email media@gentec-intl.com.

Sigma 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG HSM OS Contemporary

Boasting outstanding reach and performance value, the new 100-400mm F5-6.3 Contemporary telephoto zoom lens offers great IQ and usability with its lightweight, compact, dust- and splash-proof design. Equipped with the newly released Sigma OS and AF, the lens provides exceptional performance at lower shutter speeds. Highly versatile, the 100-400mm F5-6.3 Contemporary also features Sigma’s unique macro function (1:3.8 ratio) for perfecting close-ups and distance shots, and push/pull focal zooming for ease of use.

Additional Features

• Compatible with Mount Converter MC-11
• “Made in Japan” with the best craftsmanship
• SIGMA USB DOCK for SIGMA GLOBAL VISION lenses (optional)
• Incorporating Rounded Diaphragm
• Brass made bayonet mount
• Available Mount Conversion Service
• Designed to minimize flare and ghosting
• Nikon electromagnetic diaphragm mechanism included
• Evaluation with SIGMA’s own MTF measuring system “A1”

Canadian Warranty
Like all Sigma lenses, these lenses are backed by a comprehensive seven-year Canadian warranty.

Specifications:

Sigma 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG HSM OS Contemporary
Lens Construction: 21 elements in 15 groups | Minimum aperture (width): F22 | Filter size: ø67mm | Angle of view (35mm): 24.4-6.2° | Minimum focusing distance: 160cm./6.3in. | Dimensions (diameter x length): ø86.4mm x 182.3mm/3.4in. x 7.2in. | Number of diaphragm blades: 9 (rounded diaphragm) | Maximum magnification ratio: 1:3.8 | Weight: 1,160g/ 40.9oz.

Appearance and specifications are subject to change for improvement without notice.

Click here for the PDF version of the press release.

About Sigma Corporation
Since 1961, Sigma has worked toward its goal of developing photographic technologies that push the envelope, empower photographers, and produce unparalleled imagery. Sigma has honoured this commitment by maintaining control of its design, research and development, and manufacturing processes in its Aizu factory. The family-owned company is the largest independent SLR lens manufacturer in the world, producing more than 45 lenses that are compatible with cameras from most leading manufacturers. The company is headquartered in Japan, with offices strategically located throughout Europe, Asia, and North America. For more information, visit www.SigmaCanada.ca, on Facebook: fb.com/SigmaCanada, on Instagram: @SigmaCanada.

About Gentec International
Founded in 1990, Gentec International is Canada’s leading consumer accessory products company, supplying Imaging, Home Theatre, Personal Electronics, Sports Optics, Wireless Telecom, and Mobile Electronics products to the Canadian retail marketplace. Gentec offers a variety of prominent brands, including Optex, Sigma, SanDisk, Manfrotto, Gitzo, National Geographic, Avenger, Lastolite, Roots, Gary Fong, Black Rapid, iQ, Sunpak, Energizer, Energy, Planet Wireless, Ideal Case, White Diamonds, Ultralink, Electrohome, Bell’O, Klipsch, Mirage, Jamo, Bushnell, Zeiss, Alpine, Metra, and Stinger. Gentec operates out of a high-cube, state-of-the-art, fully computerized 100,000-square-foot warehouse and distribution centre that offers efficient, seamless service to our customers. With over 90 employees, Gentec covers the needs of its retailers coast to coast using the latest technology systems, streamlined efficiencies, and customer service that is second to none.
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SIGMA’s Light Bazooka Ultra Telephoto Zoom, the 100-400mm f5-6.3 DG OS HSM | C