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Sigma 30mm f/1.4 DC DN Contemporary Lens and MC-11 Mount Adapter Announced

Along with the new Sigma 50-100mm f/1.8 DC HSM Art lens, Sigma announced a new 30mm f/1.4 DC DN Contemporary lens for Sony E-mount & Micro 4/3 mount mirrorless cameras, and a new Sigma MC-11 Mount Adapter.

Available in Sony E-Mount and Micro Four Thirds mount, the new Sigma 30mm F1.4 DC DN Contemporary lens is priced at $339 and it will be released in Mid March, 2016. And the new MC-11 AF Mount Converter is designed for Sony E-mount, full frame and APS-C sensor cameras. With the new MC-11, Sony camera users will be able to utilize 19 Global Vision lenses in Sigma Canon Mount (EOS) and Sigma Mount (SA). The new Sigma MC-11 Mount Adapter is priced at $249 and it is expected to be released in early April 2016.

Pre-order links:
Sigma 30mm f/1.4 DC DN Contemporary Lens for Sony E: $339 at B&H.

Sigma 30mm f/1.4 DC DN Contemporary Lens for Micro 4/3: $339 at B&H.

Sigma MC-11 Mount Adapter for Sigma SA Lenses to Sony E Cameras: $249 at B&H.

Sigma MC-11 Mount Adapter for Canon EF Lenses to Sony E Cameras: $249 at B&H.

Sigma 30mm F1.4 DC DN Contemporary

Combining outstanding optical performance and compact design, the new affordable Sigma 30mm F1.4 DC DN Contemporary Lens brings immense value to mirrorless cameras. Boasting superior image quality with F1.4 brightness, the versatile lens covers a wide range of photo and video capture scenarios, delighting users with its beautiful bokeh effects.

Contemporary Line Performance and Value

  • Represents first affordable F1.4 performance lens for the mirrorless market
  • Sigma engineered quality within a sleek compact design
  • Fast, smooth AF stepping motor designed to support video
  • Features one aspherical element and one double-sided aspherical element producing imaging quality comparable to the Art line.
  • Features 9 elements / 7 groups, Minimum Aperture: F1.6, 52mm filter thread, Minimum Focus Distance: 11.8in, Weight: 9.3oz, Dimensions: 2.6×2.9in.

Sigma Mount Converter MC-11

For Sony E-mount, full frame and APS-C sensor cameras. With the new MC-11, Sony camera users will be able to utilize 19 Global Vision lenses in Sigma Canon Mount (EOS) and Sigma Mount (SA).

“There are many challenges to designing high-quality mount converter and topping the list is aptly handling phase detection AF in newer cameras and this is where the Sigma MC-11 is groundbreaking in its support for the Sony E-mount systems,” states Mark Amir-Hamzeh, president of Sigma Corporation of America. “The new Sigma MC-11 mitigates complications with a purpose-built lens control data system engineered for maintaining superior AF functionality. So the growing number of Sony E-mount camera users who have been asking for more lens options, now have access to a large pool of lenses that fully embody Sigma’s signature quality and performance.”

The Sigma MC-11’s sleek LED display lets Sony users know if the attached Sigma lens is compatible and whether or not the MC-11 needs to be updated for that specific lens. Its internal control data system keeps detailed information on each compatible Sigma lens, automatically optimizing performance of AF drive, aperture control and other critical lens functions. The MC-11’s internal control data system also maintains continuity with key camera functions that control brightness and correct transverse chromatic aberration, distortion, and more. The complete compatibility with both Sigma lens OS and Sony in-camera OS ensures correction of camera shake and other stability issues and when used with in-camera stabilization, MC-11 allows angle shake correction in the lens. The integrated flocking helps prevent internal reflections and reduction in lens performance. In addition, the MC-11 retains important EXIF data ensuring users can analyze every detail of their lens setting.

The Sigma MC-11 converter can be updated with the latest compatible lens information from a workstation or laptop using the Sigma Optimization Pro software and Sigma USB Dock.

Note: If you are a Sigma User (Camera or Lens User), you can now join the Sigma Users Facebook Group to share your Sigma photography and advice, ask and answer questions that arise and help each others!

Sigma Users: https://www.facebook.com/groups/SigmaUsers

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  4. Sigma 50-100mm f/1.8 DC HSM Art Lens Officially Announced
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