Is Canon EOS Rebel T3 and Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5,6 DG Macro compatible?

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Canon EOS Rebel T3

Canon EOS Rebel T3
Released: 2011
Type: Digital SLR
Sensor: APS-C (1.6x)
12,2 Megapixels
4272 x 2848 pixels

Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5,6 DG Macro

Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5,6 DG Macro
Released: 2005
Telephoto Lens (zoom) & Macro
Focal Length: 70-300 mm
Aperture: f/4-5,6

Can you combine these two?

This is the short answer:

Yes! This combination is compatible

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.

Versitale lens

Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5,6 DG Macro is constructed to work with all sorts of camera sensors including the one of Canon EOS Rebel T3.

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:
70-300 mm

Experienced Focal Length with this camera:
112-480 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 Rebel T3
495 gram

Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5,6 DG Macro
530 gram

Together they have a total weight of 1025 gram (equal to 2,26 lb).