Photographers can always use more storage, and 150-600mm lenses are some of the most versatile out there, useful in a wide range of scenarios. Today only, you can save on both through these great deals.
WD 12TB Elements Desktop USB 3.0 External Hard Drive
The WD 12TB Elements Desktop USB 3.0 External Hard Drive is $80 off today, bringing its price to $229. This drive comes with a 5 Gb/s micro-USB 3.0 interface (USB 3.1 Gen 1) and is also backward-compatible with USB 2.0. It also comes with both a USB and power cable. I have been using this exact drive for a while now, and it has been perfectly reliable. You can get yours here.
Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM Sports Lens for Canon EF
The Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM Sports lens for Canon EF is $500 off today, bringing its final price to $1,499. This lens features:
- Two F Low Dispersion and three Special Low Dispersion elements for reduced chromatic aberrations and increased clarity
- Super Multi-Layer Coating for reduced flares and ghosting and increased contrast
- Hyper Sonic Motor for quick and quiet autofocus with full-time manual override
- Optical Stabilizer system
- Rounded nine-blade diaphragm for smoother bokeh
- Dust- and splash-resistance
- Zoom lock switch
- Tripod collar
A 150-600mm lens is quite versatile for a range of applications, and as part of Sigma's Sports series, this particular model offers great performance. You can get yours here.
I have 3 of those drives (smaller capacity), bought at different times from different stores, I bought the 2nd to backup the 1st and the 3rd to back up the 2nd, two failed in the space of one week and I no longer trust the 3rd so have switched to smaller capacity SSD drives.
All 3 of the WD are now in my safe until I decide if it is worth forking out for specialist recovery, 90%of the work is backed up elsewhere but I sadly lost stuff I shot in my first year in Paris and the next in Moscow, not sure how that didn't get backed up elsewhere too.
Lesson learned, and I will never touch the elements/mybook series of drives again.
I have heard similar stories elsewhere, it appears their quality control is somewhat hit or miss. Looking at the reviews on B&H, though, they have well over 1700 reviews and only 25 are 1 star like your experience and 11 are 2 star, so maybe you were just unlucky.
1600+ happy buyers out of 1720+ reviews
Firstly, well done for picking up on the single most irrelevant piece of information in the article, it must be some skill the rest of us aren’t able to obtain.
Secondly it clearly says ‘micro-USB 3.0’ which is exactly what the port is, it’s a USB 3.0 port that also takes a micro USB cable if needed.