Is Nikon D70 and Sigma EX 200-500mm f/2,8 APO HSM DG compatible?

Below you will find your chosen camera and lens. Click on the product name for more information.

Nikon D70

Nikon D70
Released: 2004
Type: Digital SLR
Sensor: DX / APS-C (1.5x)
6 Megapixels
3008 x 2000 pixels

Sigma EX 200-500mm f/2,8 APO HSM DG

Sigma EX 200-500mm f/2,8 APO HSM DG
Released: 2008
Telephoto Lens (zoom)
Focal Length: 200-500 mm
Aperture: f/2,8

Can you combine these two?

This is the short answer:

Yes! This combination is compatible

The camera and lens you have chosen can be used together. Here is a longer answer:

Lens is available with Nikon mount

This lens is manufactured by Sigma but is available with a Nikon mount.
This lens is also available for Canon cameras, so before you buy the lens - make sure you get the right version.

Versitale lens

Sigma EX 200-500mm f/2,8 APO HSM DG is constructed to work with all sorts of camera sensors including the one of Nikon D70.

Focal Length

The Canon 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.

Actual Focal Length for this lens:
200-500 mm

Experienced Focal Length with this camera:
300-750 mm

Read more about Crop factor on Nikon cameras

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 D70
679 gram

Sigma EX 200-500mm f/2,8 APO HSM DG
15700 gram

Together they have a total weight of 16379 gram (equal to 36,11 lb).

Please note that Sigma EX 200-500mm f/2,8 APO HSM DG has a tripod mount which is great.

Read more about Tripod mount