Is Nikon D850 and Sigma EX 50-500mm F4-6.3 DG HSM compatible?

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

Nikon D850

Nikon D850
Released: 2017
Type: Digital SLR
Sensor: FX (Full frame)
46 Megapixels
8256 x 5504 pixels

Sigma EX 50-500mm F4-6.3 DG HSM

Sigma EX 50-500mm F4-6.3 DG HSM
Released: 2005
Telephoto Lens (zoom)
Focal Length: 50-500 mm
Aperture: f/4-6,3

Can you combine these two?

Last updated: February 2024

This is the short answer:

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

Focal Length

The Nikon camera has a sensor of type Full frame which means that your experienced Focal length will be same as the lens specification tells us.

This lens has focal length:
50-500 mm

Since Nikon D850 has a Full Frame sensor this is also the focal length you will experience.

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 D850
1005 gram

Sigma EX 50-500mm F4-6.3 DG HSM
1840 gram

Together they have a total weight of 2845 gram (equal to 6.27 lb).

Please note that Sigma EX 50-500mm F4-6.3 DG HSM has a tripod mount which is great.

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