Is Canon EOS Kiss X6i and Sigma EX 4,5mm f/2,8 DC HSM Fisheye compatible?

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

Canon EOS Kiss X6i

Canon EOS Kiss X6i
Released: 2012
Type: Digital SLR
Sensor: APS-C (1.6x)
18 Megapixels
5184 x 3456 pixels

Sigma EX 4,5mm f/2,8 DC HSM Fisheye

Sigma EX 4,5mm f/2,8 DC HSM Fisheye
Released: 2007
Wide Angle Lens (prime) & Fisheye
Suited for cameras with APS-C sensors
Focal Length: 4 mm
Aperture: f/2,8

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 EX 4,5mm f/2,8 DC HSM Fisheye is such a lens, requiring an APS-C sensor, and this is exactly the sensor you will find inside Canon EOS Kiss X6i.

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:
4 mm

Experienced Focal Length with this camera:
6 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 Kiss X6i
575 gram

Sigma EX 4,5mm f/2,8 DC HSM Fisheye
470 gram

Together they have a total weight of 1045 gram (equal to 2,3 lb).