Is Canon EOS Rebel SL2 and Sigma EX 300mm f/2,8 APO DG HSM compatible?

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

Canon EOS Rebel SL2

Canon EOS Rebel SL2
Released: 2017
Type: Digital SLR
Sensor: APS-C (1.6x)
24 Megapixels
6000 x 4000 pixels

Sigma EX 300mm f/2,8 APO DG HSM

Sigma EX 300mm f/2,8 APO DG HSM
Released: 2005
Telephoto Lens (prime)
Focal Length: 300 mm
Aperture: f/2,8

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 EX 300mm f/2,8 APO DG HSM is constructed to work with all sorts of camera sensors including the one of Canon EOS Rebel SL2.

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:
300 mm

Experienced Focal Length with this camera:
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 SL2
453 gram

Sigma EX 300mm f/2,8 APO DG HSM
2400 gram

Together they have a total weight of 2853 gram (equal to 6,29 lb).

Please note that Sigma EX 300mm f/2,8 APO DG HSM has a tripod mount which is great.

Read more about Tripod mount