Sigma 500mm f5.6 AF DG DN OS I Sports for L-Mount
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Sigma 500mm f5.6 AF DG DN OS I Sports for L-Mount

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The Sigma AF 500mm f5.6 DG DN OS I Sports lens for L-Mount features blazing-fast autofocus, courtesy of its HLA motor, and powerful clarity with 5 stops of OS2 stabilisation that packs a punch in a surprisingly compact frame. This lens is for extreme close-up action shots in any setting, a powerful option for enthusiasts and pros who want crystal-clear images in a lightweight setup.

Sigma 500mm f5.6 AF DG DN OS I Sports for L-Mount Key Features:

  • Lightweight telephoto prime lens for action photography from sports to wildlife
  • High-speed HLA motor ensures fast and silent autofocus, perfect for capturing fleeting moments
  • 5 stops of stabilisation with OS2 algorithm for sharp images, even handheld or in motion
  • Low-dispersion glass elements minimise chromatic aberrations, delivering punchy fine details
  • TSC materials reduce weight while maintaining durability, suitable for extreme environments
  • Minimal footprint from small construction aids ergonomics for longer shoots
  • Weather-resistant protection against dust and moisture for use in challenging conditions
  • Detachable tripod socket made of magnesium alloy for added flexibility in shooting styles
  • A de-clickable and lockable aperture ring provides smooth control over depth-of-field
  • A focus limiter switch speeds up autofocus performance by limiting the focus range
  • Utilises oil and water-repellent coatings on the front element to reduce obstructions
  • Super Multi-Layer Coating reduces flare and ghosting for clear images in backlit conditions
  • 11-bladed, rounded diaphragm creates beautiful, smooth bokeh, enhancing out-of-focus areas

How to Use the Sigma 500mm f5.6 AF DG DN OS I Sports for L-Mount

Whether you're a professional photographer capturing wildlife in their natural habitat or a sports enthusiast aiming for that perfect shot at a high-speed event, the Sigma AF 500mm f5.6 DG DN OS I Sports lens for Sony E-mount cameras offers a range of well-tailored features. Its design focuses on ease of use and flexibility, all in a package around half the size of other telephoto primes. It lets you bring distant subjects into close view with stunning clarity and detail anywhere.

Embrace Portability and Precision

This lens pushes what's possible in portable, telephoto photography. Its lightweight and compact design, made possible through materials like Thermally Stable Composite (TSC), ensures it's easy to carry and robust enough for challenging environments. This lens is perfect for use in the field thanks to a lightweight 1365g design. Lighter than many competing models, users can shoot without a monopod or go handheld for extended periods.

The high-speed HLA motor provides the autofocus speed and precision you need to capture fast-moving subjects easily. Whether an eagle in flight or a car zooming past, the lens quickly locks onto your subject, ensuring you never miss a moment. Combined with the OS2 algorithm for up to 5 stops of image stabilisation, your images remain sharp and clear even in low light or when capturing fast action.

Advanced Optical Architecture

The Sigma AF 500mm f5.6 DG DN OS I Sports lens's optical design ensures your images are detailed and free of aberrations and flare. Special low-dispersion glass elements and Super Multi-Layer Coating minimise chromatic aberrations and reduce flare, even in backlit conditions. The result is crystal-clear images with true-to-life colours.

The lens's 11-blade rounded diaphragm creates a pleasing bokeh effect, perfectly isolating your subject against a smoothly blurred background. This feature is especially beneficial in wildlife and portrait photography, highlighting the subject.

Customise Your Shooting Experience

Flexibility is at the heart of the Sigma AF 500mm f5.6 DG DN OS I Sports lens. The Focus Limiter switch, Custom Mode switch, and detachable tripod socket cater to your specific needs, allowing you to tailor your setup to the task. Whether optimising autofocus speed or adjusting stabilisation settings, these features put control directly in your hands, enhancing both the usability and effectiveness of the lens in diverse shooting scenarios.

What’s in the box?

  • 1 x SIGMA 500mm f5.6 DG DN OS | Sports Lens L-Mount
  • 1 x Lens Hood LH1034-02
  • 1 x Front Cap LCF-95mm III
  • 1 x Rear Cap LCR II
  • 1 x Tripod Socket TS-151

FAQs:

Can I use the SIGMA 500mm f5.6 DG DN OS | Sports lens for video recording?

Yes, the lens features a de-clickable aperture ring that allows for smooth exposure transitions and seamless depth of field changes, making it suitable for video recording in various challenging and dynamic lighting conditions. A lockable aperture ensures no unwanted changes during recordings.

What protection does the SIGMA 500mm f5.6 DG DN OS | Sports lens have?

The SIGMA 500mm f5.6 DG DN OS is designed with the elements in mind, offering dust and splash protection at all major points of failure, such as the mount, focus and zoom rings and controls for reliability in harsh weather conditions. Combined with optical coatings on the front element to repel oils and water, aiding in a clear shot no matter where.

How does the Focus Limiter switch improve autofocus performance?

The SIGMA 500mm f5.6 DG DN OS | Sports lens’ Focus Limiter switch shortens the focus range, preventing the lens from focusing on unwanted objects and speeding up autofocus acquisition. Allowing for rapid in-range focusing adjustments,

Can I customise the lens settings?

L-Mount users can customise the lens using a SIGMA UD-11 USB Dock to adjust the OS operation and fine-tune the Focus Limiter range.

Is the lens compatible with teleconverters?

Yes, the L-Mount version supports SIGMA TELE CONVERTER TC-1411 (1.4x) and TC-2011 (2.0x), enabling up to 1000mm focal length.

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Product Specification

Angle Of View 5.0
Aperture Blades 11
Autofocus Motor HLA
Enlargement Ratio 1:6
Filter Thread [mm] 95
Focal Length ~ Tele [mm] 500.0
Focus Mechanism SIGMA LH1034-02
Hood Model 1 x Lens Hood LH1034-02, 1 x Front Cap LCF-95mm III, 1 x Rear Cap LCR II, 1 x Tripod Socket TS-151
Included Accessories 1 x Lens Hood LH1034-02, 1 x Front Cap LCF-95mm III, 1 x Rear Cap LCR II, 1 x Tripod Socket TS-151
Lens Elements 20
Lens Groups 14
Lens Mount L-Mount
Lens Type Telephoto Prime
Max Aperture ~ Tele 5.6
MF Switch MF+AF/DMF
Minimum Aperture 32
Minimum Focus Distance [m] 3.20
Sensor Format Full-Frame
Size 107.6 x 234.6mm
Tele~Converter Compatibility SIGMA TELE CONVERTER TC-1411 / TC-2011
Weight [g] 1370.00
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with a choice of repayment plans over 12, 24 or 36 months 13.9% APR (representative)

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36 month loan with a six month deferral period, 18.9% APR (representative)

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  • 12 months
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The balance of the finance agreement is payable directly to Novuna Consumer Finance in equal monthly instalments by monthly direct debit. The direct debit payments will commence at the end of the first month following receipt of your goods. The interest rate charged is 13.9% APR. Late payment and early repayment penalties apply; full details of these will be provided in the loan agreement pack.

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  12 Months 24 Months  36 Months 
Cash price  £2,779.00  £2,779.00  £2,779.00
Deposit £0.00 £0.00 £0.00
Loan Amount £2,779.00 £2,779.00 £2,779.00
Monthly Instalment 11 x £248.32 23 x £132.22 35 x £93.74
Final Instalment £248.32 £132.22 £93.74
Total Amount Repayable £2,979.84 £3,173.28 £3,374.64
Representative 13.9% APR 13.9% APR 13.9% APR

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The Buy Now Pay Later option comprises a 36 month loan following a six month deferral period.

During the six-month deferral period, it is possible to pay off the loan, either by way of a lump sum or in smaller amounts. If the loan is partially repaid within six months, the remaining interest will be adjusted to reflect the new balance. If the loan is fully repaid within the six-month deferral period, then no interest is payable, however, a £29 early settlement fee is payable in respect of repayments within these six months.

Following the six-month deferral period, Novuna Personal Finance will initiate a monthly direct debit payment for the remaining duration of the loan. Interest will be charged at a rate of 18.9% APR on outstanding balances (backdated to the first date of the loan). Novuna Personal Finance will send a reminder letter approximately one month before the six-month deferral period is due to elapse.

For customers based in the Channel Island, please call us to apply for finance

  Balance settled in full within the six month deferral period Balance NOT settled in full within the six month deferral period
Cash price £300 £300
Deposit £0 £0
Loan Amount £300 £300
Settlement fee £29 £0
Settlement payment £329 -
Monthly Instalment - 36 x £11.57
Total Amount Repayable £329 £416.52
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