Tamron SP AF 70-300mm 4-5.6 Di USD

mount: A-mount
prod. code: A005S
EAN/UPC: 0725211003137
makernote ID: 52
format: Full frame
release year: 2010
status: Current
specification
D type lens: Yes
SLT compatible: Yes
AF Drive: In Lens (USD)
focus design: internal
stabilisation: No
weather sealing: No
AF-D (a99 only): Yes
max. aperture: 4-5.6
min. aperture: 32-45
focal range(mm): 70-300
elements/group: 17/12
angle of view: 34,3 - 8,2
aperture blades: 9
min. focus distance(mm): 1500
filter rotate focusing: No
filter rotate zooming: No
max. magnification: 0.25x (1/4)
filter diameter(mm): 62
hood: Flower shaped
color: black
length(mm): 143 - 195
weight(g): 765
standard accessories: hood

dyxum note
The Sony mount does not include the VC image stabilization functionality, as the body of Sony digital SLR cameras include image stabilization functionality.
user review ratings
overall: 4.49
sharpness: 4.53
color: 4.37
build: 4.35
distortion: 4.65
flare control: 4.56
total: 52 reviews

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manufacturer description

Unparalleled optical performance in a fast and steady telephoto zoom: In the pursuit to achieve the most outstanding image resolution in the 70-300mm class, Tamron's Anniversary lens - the SP AF70-300mm F4-5.6 Di VC USD (Model A005) - utilizes an advanced optical design that features an LD (Low Dispersion) and an XLD (Extra Low Dispersion) lens element made from specialized materials that prevent chromatic aberration. As a result, the SP AF70-300mm F4-5.6 Di VC USD (Model A005) boasts sharper contrast and greater descriptive performance than all others in its class. In addition, it is the first Tamron lens sporting a USD (Ultrasonic Silent Drive), Tamron's very own ultrasonic auto-focus drive mechanism. This USD mechanism delivers fast focusing, making it a perfect telephoto zoom choice for photographing sports, racing, or other fast-moving subjects. The lens also boasts Tamron's proprietary VC (Vibration Compensation) image stabilization to assist in hand-held photography, not only at long focal length ranges where blurring is common, but also under low-lit conditions, dramatically enhancing photographic freedom. This comnbination of best in class image resolution, Ultrasonic Silent Drive and Vibration Compensation is a new achievement of Tamron technology, culminating in the production of a premium 70-300mm telephoto zoom lens.

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