Is Nikon D300s and Sigma EX 800mm F5.6 HSM APO DG compatible?

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Nikon D300s

Nikon D300s
Released: 2009
Type: Digital SLR
Sensor: DX / APS-C (1.5x)
12,3 Megapixels
4288 x 2848 pixels

Sigma EX 800mm F5.6 HSM APO DG

Sigma EX 800mm F5.6 HSM APO DG
Released: 2004
Telephoto Prime Lens
Focal Length: 800 mm
Aperture: f/5,6

Can you combine these two?

Last updated: May 2024

This is the short answer:

The camera and lens you have chosen can be used together.

Versitale lens

Sigma EX 800mm F5.6 HSM APO DG is constructed to work with all sorts of camera sensors including the one of Nikon D300s.

Focal Length

The Nikon camera has a sensor of type DX, a smaller version compared to a Full frame sensor, which means that your experienced Focal length will be multiplied by 1.5x.

This lens has focal length:
800 mm

Since Nikon D300s does not have a Full Frame sensor the experience focal length you will experience will be:
1200 mm

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Total weight

When you are looking at a combination of a camera and a lens you must always consider the total weight. Each product weighs in at:

Nikon D300s
938 gram

Sigma EX 800mm F5.6 HSM APO DG
4740 gram

Together they have a total weight of 5678 gram (equal to 12.52 lb).

Please note that Sigma EX 800mm F5.6 HSM APO DG has a tripod mount which is great.

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Compatibility Check ID: 2200

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