Sigma to release eleven Art lenses for L-mount along with SA/EF-mount adapter

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Sigma has announced that eleven of its Art lenses will be making their way to the L-mount system this year. Soon, owners of the Leica SL and Panasonic S1 and S1R will be able to get their hands on these:

  • 14mm F1.8 DG HSM | Art
  • 20mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art
  • 24mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art
  • 28mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art
  • 35mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art
  • 40mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art
  • 50mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art
  • 70mm F2.8 DG Macro | Art
  • 85mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art
  • 105mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art
  • 135mm F1.8 DG HSM | Art

Pricing and availability for all of those lenses will be announced at a later date.

In addition, the company is releasing the MC-21 mount converter, which allows owners of select Sigma SA and EF-mount lenses to attach them to L-mount bodies. An LED on the adapter illuminates when a compatible lens is attached, and also notifies users when a firmware update is available. Data for the first set of lenses is built into the MC-21 and will be updated automatically when future lenses are released.

Note that the adapter does not support continuous autofocus.

Compatible full-frame lenses include:

  • 12-24mm F4 DG HSM | Art
  • 14-24mm F2.8 DG HSM | Art
  • 24-35mm F2 DG HSM | Art
  • 24-70mm F2.8 DG OS HSM | Art
  • 24-105mm F4 DG OS HSM | Art
  • 60-600mm F4.5-6.3 DG OS HSM | Sports
  • 70-200mm F2.8 DG OS HSM | Sports
  • 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | Contemporary
  • 120-300mm F2.8 DG OS HSM | Sports
  • 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | Sports
  • 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | Contemporary

APS-C lenses can also be used via the auto-crop functions in L-mount bodies. Those lenses include:

  • 17-70mm F2.8-4 DC MACRO OS HSM | Contemporary
  • 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM | Art
  • 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 DC MACRO OS HSM | Contemporary
  • 18-300mm F3.5-6.3 DC MACRO OS HSM | Contemporary
  • 50-100mm F1.8 DC HSM | Art
  • 30mm F1.4 DC HSM | Art

Sigma hasn’t indicated when the MC-21 will be available for purchase.

Press Releases

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Sigma Announces Art Prime Lenses in L-Mount & Mount Converter MC-21

The new products include 11 Art prime lenses for full-frame cameras in L-Mount and a converter for Sigma’s SA mount and Canon EF mount lenses on L-Mount camera bodies.

Ronkonkoma, NY – February 26, 2019 – Sigma Corporation of America, a leading still photo and cinema lens, camera, flash and accessory manufacturer, today announced 11 of its Art prime lenses will soon be available in L-Mount. Sigma also announced the launch of the Sigma Mount Converter MC-21, which will allow Sigma’s SA mount and Canon EF mount lenses to be used on the L-Mount camera bodies. The expansion of the beloved Sigma prime lens line along with the MC-21 converter will increase the extensibility of the L-Mount system and further Sigma’s role in the strategic L-Mount Alliance alongside Leica and Panasonic.

Sigma Art Prime Lenses in L-Mount

Features:
The L-Mount lineup consists of 11 Art prime lenses for full-frame cameras ranging from 14mm to 135mm, allowing Sigma’s award-winning high-performance lenses to be enjoyed by even more shooters on L-Mount cameras. The lineup features high-speed AF and is fully compatible with AF-C mode, in-camera stabilization and in-camera aberration correction. The native L-mount allows for a much more stable feel than using an adaptor. Additionally, the lenses are equipped with a surface treatment to enhance strength, a brass bayonet mount offering exceptional durability, and rubber sealing at the mount connection for dust- and splash-proof construction.

Product Lineup:

  • Sigma 14mm F1.8 DG HSM Art ($1,599.00) – World’s First and Only Full-Frame F1.8 Ultra-Wide-Angle
  • Sigma 20mm F1.4 DG HSM Art ($899.00) – Bright & Sharp Wide-Angle
  • Sigma 24mm F1.4 DG HSM Art ($849.00) – Front Filter Compatible, Fast-Aperture Wide-Angle
  • Sigma 28mm F1.4 DG HSM Art ($1,399.00) – Best in Class Performance
  • Sigma 35mm F1.4 DG HSM Art ($899.00) – Groundbreaking Flagship Wide-Angle
  • Sigma 40mm F1.4 DG HSM Art ($1,399.00) – Beyond Art Series Performance
  • Sigma 50mm F1.4 DG HSM Art ($949.00) – Redesigned for High Megapixel DSLRs
  • Sigma 70mm F2.8 DG Macro Art ($569.00) – First Macro to Join the Art Line
  • Sigma 85mm F1.4 DG HSM Art ($1,199.00) – Award-Winning Ultimate Portrait Lens
  • Sigma 105mm F1.4 DG HSM Art ($1,599.00) – The “Bokeh Master”
  • Sigma 135mm F1.5 DG HSM Art ($1,399.00) – Award-Winning Prime with Reach

Pricing and availability will be announced later.

Sigma Mount Converter MC-21

Features:
The Sigma Mount Converter MC-21 allows Sigma’s SA mount and Canon EF mount lenses to be used on L-Mount camera bodies, allowing more freedom of choice for L-Mount cameras from Sigma, Leica and Panasonic. The MC-21 increases the number of interchangeable lenses manufactured by Sigma to be used with the L-Mount system by 29 lenses.

Pricing and availability will be announced later.

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Original source: http://www.dpreview.com/news/6521141834/sigma-to-release-eleven-art-lenses-for-l-mount-along-with-sa-ef-mount-adapter

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