Tamron SP 70-200mm F/2.8 Di VC

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Fast f/2.8 Maximum Aperture
Throughout the Zoom Range

Tamron SP 70-200mm F/2.8 Di VC Lens Tamron SP 70-200mm F/2.8 Di VC USD with ultrasonic focus - Sep 13, 2012 The 70-200mm f/2.8 SP Di VC USD Zoom Lens for Nikon from Tamron is a high-speed standard to telephoto zoom lens with a fast f/2.8 maximum aperture throughout the zoom range. Designed for full-size SLR and DSLR cameras it offers superior image quality accentuated by advanced Vibration Compensation (image stabilization) and an Ultrasonic Silent Drive Motor for quiet, smooth and precise autofocus.

A new optical design for this popular focal length zoom delivers high contrast and high resolution throughout the zoom range and one Extra-low Dispersion element with four Low Dispersion elements minimize chromatic aberrations. A circular diaphragm that retains its round shape even when taken down two stops from f/2.8 offers expressive background blurring.

A compact build with large focus and zoom rings and a moisture resistant construction, this lens comes with a removable tripod collar and a petal-type lens hood.

Vibration Compensation VC (Vibration Compensation) is Tamron's proprietary image stabilization mechanism which reduces the effects of camera shake to deliver sharp images in low light and at slower shutter speeds. It is a newly developed three coil system that employs a lighter moving coil mechanism which contributes to its improved performance and overall compact design.

Ultrasonic Motor USD (Ultrasonic Silent Drive) Motor is the power for a fast and quiet autofocus drive that works in harmony with continuous manual focus mechanism.

XLD and LD Optics One special XLD (Extra Low Dispersion) glass and four LD (Low Dispersion) elements minimize chromatic aberrations.

Multi-layer Coating Tamron's advanced multi-layer coating technology dramatically improves lens performance by reducing flare and ghosting for crisper, clearer images.

Moisture Resistant Moisture-resistant construction helps prevent moisture from penetrating the lens.

Compact Design Improvements in the lens' Vibration Compensation system and a new overall design keep this 70-200mm lens slightly smaller than others in its class. Diameter is 3.37"(85.8mm) and length is 7.4" (188 mm).

Tripod Collar and Lens Hood A rotatable, removable tripod collar comes with this lens and allows for stable, balanced tripod mounting, and a matched petal-type lens hood is also included.

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Lens type Zoom lens  
Max Format size 35mm FF  
Focal length 70 200 mm  
Image stabilization Yes  
Lens mount Canon EF, Canon EF-S, Nikon F (FX), Nikon F (DX), Sony Alpha  
Minimum aperture F32.0  
Aperture ring No  
Number of diaphragm blades 9  
Aperture notes rounded  
Elements 23  
Groups 17  
Minimum focus 1.30 m (51.18")  
Autofocus Yes  
Motor type Ultrasonic  
Full time manual Unknown  
Focus method Internal  
Distance scale Yes  
Weight 1470 g (3.24 lb)  
Diameter 188 mm (7.40")  
Length 86 mm (3.39")  
Sealing Yes  
Color Black  
Zoom method Rotary (extending)  
Power zoom No  
Zoom lock Unknown  
Hood supplied Yes  
Tripod collar Yes


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