Is Canon EOS Rebel T2i and Sigma EX 800mm F5.6 HSM APO DG compatible?

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

Canon EOS Rebel T2i

Canon EOS Rebel T2i
Released: 2010
Type: Digital SLR
Sensor: APS-C (1.6x)
18,7 Megapixels
5184 x 3456 pixels

Sigma EX 800mm F5.6 HSM APO DG

Sigma EX 800mm F5.6 HSM APO DG
Released: 2004
Telephoto Prime Lens
Focal Length: 800 mm
Aperture: f/5,6

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 800mm F5.6 HSM APO DG is constructed to work with all sorts of camera sensors including the one of Canon EOS Rebel T2i.

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.

This lens has focal length:
800 mm

Since Canon EOS Rebel T2i does not have a Full Frame sensor the experience focal length you will experience will be:
1280 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:

Canon EOS Rebel T2i
510 gram

Sigma EX 800mm F5.6 HSM APO DG
4740 gram

Together they have a total weight of 5250 gram (equal to 11.57 lb).

Please note that Sigma EX 800mm F5.6 HSM APO DG has a tripod mount which is great.

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Compatibility Check ID: 1300

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