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Sigma lens wont focus with nikon d80

I have a nikon d80 and my 50mm lens works great but as soon as i put this new sigma 300mm all i have is a blury viefinder.

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Check if the lens is on Manual Focus mode.

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Sigma DL IF 28-300mm F/3.5-6.3 Lens is ok for D40?


That would depend on what you mean by "ok." Assuming you get the lens with a Nikon mount, it will fit onto the D40 and meter properly. However, the D40 lacks an autofocus motor and thus this lens will not autofocus. You can still focus manually.

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I am thinking about getting a Nikon D3000 or D3100. Will my Sigma DL Macro Super 70-300 and Sigma 28-80 D work with these cameras.


If those lenses have a Nikon mount then they will fit on the D3000 and D3100. However, the D3000 and D3100 lack a focus motor. If the lens does not have the focus motor then you will not have the autofocus capability. Sigma calls their focus motor the HSM; if the lens does not specify HSM then they do not have the motor.

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Will the sigma 75-300mm 1.4 5.6 fit in a nikon d80


Assuming the lens has a Nikon mount, yes.

Sigma makes lenses for a variety of cameras. Different manufacturers use different lens mounts, and they are not interoperable. A lens with a Canon mount will not fit onto a Nikon body, for example.

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Will a Sigma DL Macro Super 70-300mm 1:4-5.6 Lens fit my Nikon D80?


All after market lenses are specifically designed for a brand of camera. They are for Nikon, Cannon, Minolta etc.. They can not be cross branded just as you could not use a Nikon made lens on a Pentax.

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Bought a Sigma DG 70-300mm 1:4-5.6 autofocus for my Nikon D40. When the lens is attached the settings get locked on MF. Is there anything I need to adjust to fix this problem? Charles


The Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 DG will not autofocus with the D40 since the lens does not feature an internal focusing motor (HSM). The D40 does not have an AF motor in the body and hence it can autofocus only with lenses featuring an integrated motor (eg. Nikon AF-S lenses, Sigma HSM lenses, Tokina DX II series etc). Unfortunately you can use the said lens only in MF mode.

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Did the sigma 75-300 dl will work with nikon d300?...i mean the auto focus and matrix focus


Yes. The D300 has a focus motor built into the body and thus does not need one in the lens. The lens will also meter properly with the D300.

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Sigma lens on Sony makes grinding noise, AF no longer works


The problem you are encountering is with the screw head interface between the lens and the camera body. They just are not locking together properly. Sounds like you need to send her in for repair.

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Sigma 70-300 mm lens wont focus


I was focusing to close to the subject & too much glare from a church window.

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135-400mm lens on nikon d40


Unfortunately, this lens is not supported by the D40 due to Nikon's unfortunate decision to leave out the autofocus motor from this camera.  This is why I tell folks not to waste their money on the D40 - access to the many, many, many lenses that Nikon has made over the years, many of which are available used for a substantial savings, is lost on this camera.  The only Nikon lenses that work are AF-S lenses, and some third party lenses that have their own internal motors.  I got a list of Sigma lenses that are compatible with the D40 for you:
The list of compatible Sigma lenses for the Nikon D40 as of the current date is as follows:
  • 10-20mm F4-5.6 EX DC
  • 12-24mm F4.5-5.6
  • 17-35mm F2.8-4 DG
  • 50-500mm F4-6.3 DG
  • APO 50-150mm F2.8 EX DC HSM
  • 70-200mm F2.8 DG MACRO
  • 80-400mm F4.5-5.6
  • 100-300mm F4 DG
  • 120-300mm F2.8 DG
  • 300-800mm F5.6 DG
  • 14mm F2.8 EX
  • 30mm F1.4 EX DC HSM
  • 150mm F2.8 EX DG
  • 180mm F3.5 EX DG
  • 300mm EX DG
  • 500mm EX DG
  • 800mm f5.6 EX DG
from here:  http://www.imaging-resource.com/NEWS/1177682545.html
Sorry for the bad news.  The cheaper thing at this point may be to sell the D40 and get a D80.  I personally have a D70S, but that is no longer made.  

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