Is Canon EOS 1200D and Sigma 17-70mm f/2,8-4,5 DC Macro compatible?

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

Canon EOS 1200D

Canon EOS 1200D
Released: 2014
Type: Digital SLR
Sensor: APS-C (1.6x)
18 Megapixels
5184 x 3456 pixels

Sigma 17-70mm f/2,8-4,5 DC Macro

Sigma 17-70mm f/2,8-4,5 DC Macro
Released: 2006
Normal Lens (zoom) & Macro
Suited for cameras with APS-C sensors
Focal Length: 17-70 mm
Aperture: f/2,8-4,5

Can you combine these two?

Last updated: December 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 Canon mount

This lens is manufactured by Sigma but is available with a Canon mount.
This lens is also available for Nikon 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 17-70mm f/2,8-4,5 DC Macro is such a lens, requiring an APS-C sensor, and this is exactly the sensor you will find inside Canon EOS 1200D.

Focal Length

The Canon camera has a sensor of type APS-C, a smaller version compared to a Full frame sensor, which means that your experienced Focal length will be multiplied by 1.6x.

Actual Focal Length for this lens:
17-70 mm

Experienced Focal Length with this camera:
27-112 mm

Read more about Crop factor on Canon 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:

Canon EOS 1200D
480 gram

Sigma 17-70mm f/2,8-4,5 DC Macro
455 gram

Together they have a total weight of 935 gram (equal to 2,06 lb).