Is Nikon D5100 and Sigma 17-70mm f/2,8-4,5 DC HSM Macro compatible?

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Nikon D5100
Release date: 2011
Sensor of type DX / APS-C (1.5x)
16,2 Megapixels (4928 x 3264 pixels)

Sigma 17-70mm f/2,8-4,5 DC HSM Macro
Release date: 2008
Lens type: Normal Zoom
Suited for cameras with APS-C sensors
Focal Length on 17-70 mm and aperture f/2,8-4,5

Can you combine this camera and lens?

Yes, you can use this camera and lens together.

  • The lens is manufactured by Sigma but is available with a Nikon mount.


  • The lens demands a camera with an APS-C sensor and exactly such a sensor you will find inside Nikon D5100.


  • The camera does not have a built-in autofocus (AF) motor but since the lens has a built-in autofocus (AF) motor there is a possibility to use autofocus.
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  • The camera has a sensor of type DX (1.5x).
    Your focal length will be equivalent to  26-105 mm.
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  • The total weight (camera+lens) will be 1101 gr.
    Nikon D5100 (611 gr)
    Sigma 17-70mm f/2,8-4,5 DC HSM Macro (490 gr)