Is Nikon D80 and Sigma 8-16mm f/4,5-5,6 DC HSM compatible?

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

Nikon D80

Nikon D80
Released: 2006
Type: Digital SLR
Sensor: DX / APS-C (1.5x)
10 Megapixels
3872 x 2592 pixels

Sigma 8-16mm f/4,5-5,6 DC HSM

Sigma 8-16mm f/4,5-5,6 DC HSM
Released: 2010
Wide Angle (zoom)
Suited for cameras with APS-C sensors
Focal Length: 8-16 mm
Aperture: f/4,5-5,6

Can you combine these two?

Last updated: September 2023

This is the short answer:

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.

Optimized for each other

Some lenses are optimized for a smaller APS-C sensor. Sigma 8-16mm f/4,5-5,6 DC HSM is such a lens, requiring an APS-C sensor, and this is exactly the sensor you will find inside Nikon D80.

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.

Actual Focal Length for this lens:
8-16 mm

Experienced Focal Length with this camera:
12-24 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 D80
668 gram

Sigma 8-16mm f/4,5-5,6 DC HSM
545 gram

Together they have a total weight of 1213 gram (equal to 2,67 lb).