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10-23-2009, 03:51 PM   #1
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sigma 70-200mm f2.8 - how many versions?

how many versions of sigma 70-200mm f2.8 there are?

can give me a list?

10-23-2009, 03:57 PM   #2
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Why not consider also Tamron 70-200 2.8 ?
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hi netuser :-)

i know tamron, but now i want also to have info about sigma.

if i understood, there are 5 versions:

3 with a traditonal af
2 with a hsm af

but i want to be sure...!
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As far as I know there are 4 versions, only the latest version has HSM in K-mount.

70-200 APO
70-200 APO DG
70-200 APO DG Macro
70-200 APO DG Macro II

10-24-2009, 03:30 AM   #5
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QuoteOriginally posted by nobbsie Quote
As far as I know there are 4 versions, only the latest version has HSM in K-mount.

70-200 APO
70-200 APO DG
70-200 APO DG Macro
70-200 APO DG Macro II
and "APO EX version"?

where is it?
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They are all EX versions, the f2.8 ones anyway.
10-24-2009, 03:41 AM   #8
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QuoteOriginally posted by Arpe Quote
They are all EX versions, the f2.8 ones anyway.
so, all Sigma 70-200mm f2.8 are "APO" and "EX"?

are you sure?

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QuoteOriginally posted by gemini Quote
so, all Sigma 70-200mm f2.8 are "APO" and "EX"?

are you sure?
Yes all of the Sigma 70-200 f/2.8 lenses are part of Sigmas EX range.
10-24-2009, 06:57 AM   #10
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so we can find 5 versions (only 4 for pentax):

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Sigma 70-200mm f2.8 APO EX
Sigma 70-200mm f2.8 APO EX DG
Sigma 70-200mm f2.8 APO EX DG Macro
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Sigma 70-200mm f2.8 APO EX DG Macro HSM (not avaible for pentax)
Sigma 70-200mm f2.8 APO EX DG Macro HSM II
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it is right?
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QuoteOriginally posted by gemini Quote
so we can find 5 versions (only 4 for pentax):

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Sigma 70-200mm f2.8 APO EX
Sigma 70-200mm f2.8 APO EX DG
Sigma 70-200mm f2.8 APO EX DG Macro
---
Sigma 70-200mm f2.8 APO EX DG Macro HSM (not avaible for pentax)
Sigma 70-200mm f2.8 APO EX DG Macro HSM II
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it is right?
I have found this one
https://www.camerasdirect.com.au/index.php/lenses/sigma-lenses/sigma-telepho...or-pentax.html
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don't forget the multiple changes within a version...

e.g., for the latest, you really want serial#s of 104xxxx or higher because someone was drunk and poured seltzer water into the lens coating for the front element...you can probably see the pics of my lens in an old thread somewhere :-P
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