Is Nikon D3200 and Sigma EX 500mm F4.5 HSM APO DG compatible?

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Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200
Released: 2012
Type: Digital SLR
Sensor: DX / APS-C (1.5x)
24,2 Megapixels
6016 x 4000 pixels

Sigma EX 500mm F4.5 HSM APO DG

Sigma EX 500mm F4.5 HSM APO DG
Released: 2005
Telephoto Prime Lens
Focal Length: 500 mm
Aperture: f/4,5

Can you combine these two?

Last updated: July 2024

This is the short answer:

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

Versitale lens

Sigma EX 500mm F4.5 HSM APO DG is constructed to work with all sorts of camera sensors including the one of Nikon D3200.

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:
500 mm

Since Nikon D3200 does not have a Full Frame sensor the experience focal length you will experience will be:
750 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 D3200
505 gram

Sigma EX 500mm F4.5 HSM APO DG
3150 gram

Together they have a total weight of 3655 gram (equal to 8.06 lb).

Please note that Sigma EX 500mm F4.5 HSM APO DG has a tripod mount which is great.

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Compatibility Check ID: 2200

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