Question about Sigma AF 70-300mm f/4.0-5.6 DL Macro Super Lens for Canon-EOS

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Hey! I purchased a Sigma lens 70-300mm macro ____ and after I've attached it to my Canon 450D a take one or several pictures I get the "Err 01" problem, that "the communication between the camera and lens is faulty clean the lens contacts". It's not a problem with the 18-55mm lens I got with the camera. Then I looked for the problem on the Internet and realized many people are having the same problem. How do I get the lens to work properly with the 450D? Is it possible or did I do a not-so-good deal buying this lens?

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Only 70-300 DG sigma lenens will on digital camers but if yours is a super this can be rechiped in the uk

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According to Sigma, your lens should be fully compatible with your camera although there will be the usual 1.6x crop factor as the lens is designed for a full frame sensor. This would not cause your Err 01 fault though so you should return the lens to your dealer for refund or exchange. Failing that, consider claiming on Sigma's one year international warranty. The warranty is ONLY valid if your lens was supplied with the Sigma Warranty card. All new Sigma lenses supplied through official resellers include the Warranty Card. You can find more details about where to send your lens for a warranty repair by clicking here.

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SOURCE: sigma 70-300mm 1:4-5.6 DL Macro not work with Canon 450D

Hi Mike No one I now has a rechip for the first 70-300 from sigma if you are in the uk have you called sigma uk thay may have a answer

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