Tamron 70-300mm F4-5.6 SP AF Di VC USD Lens

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A Superb Telephoto Zoom for
Capturing Fast-Moving Subjects

Tamron SP AF70-300mm F4-5.6 Di VC USD lensThe Tamron SP 70-300mm VC Di USD zoom lens is available for the Nikon F mount. It mounts on both on APS-C and full-frame DSLRs, it's the very first Tamron lens to contain an USD (Ultrasonic Silent Drive) autofocus motor, delivering fast all-time override for manual focus, becoming a superb telephoto zoom choice for capturing fast-moving subjects such as sports and racing. The lens also Flaunts the exclusive Tamron Vibration Compensation (VC) image stabilizer for added assistance in handheld photography, and not only for long focal lengths when blurring is more common, but additionally when there are poor-lighting situations, by letting you create breathtaking photographic emancipation. This assemblage of Ultra Silent Drive, Vibration Compensation, and unsurpassed image resolution is a huge milestone for Tamron technology completed with the production of a first-rate 70-300mm lens.

In the mission to achieve the most outstanding image resolution within the 70-300mm class, this Tamron Anniversary lens - the AF SP 70-300mm VC Di USD uses a progressive optical mode which utilizes both Extra Low Dispersion ( XLD) and Low Dispersion (LD) lens elements made from unique materials that end chromatic aberration which results in sharper contrast and superior expressive accomplishment than the entire balance of its class. Nov 19, 2011 ✓


  • Best-in-Class Optical Performance

  • High resolution thru use of XLD glass

  • New USD (Ultra Silent Drive) motor for fast and quiet AF

  • VC anti-shake mechanism for steady shooting

  • SP class specifications

  • Dual format Di design for use on full-frame and smaller sensor cameras

  • 109-465mm equivalent focal length on APS-C cameras

  • Super Performance (SP) for Discriminating Shooters

  • Tamron SP (Super Performance) series is a line of ultra-high-performance

A Full-Time Manual Focus Makes Fine Tuning Easy
|Cleaner Crisper Images without Flare or Ghosting
Vibration Compensation (VC) Mechanism-f
Speed is Nothing if not Stable
Smooth manual focusing without having to fumble with a switch
Extra Low Dispersion (XLD) Lens
Full Frame Sensor for Ulitmate Versatility
APS-C Size Camera .

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Lens styleZoom lens
Max Format Size 35mm FF  
Lens focal length70 300 mm  
Stabilization type No  
Camera mount CanonNikon, and Sony  
Diagonal Angle of view 34 21'-8 15'  
Aperture (lens diaphragm)
Largest aperture opening F4.0 - F5.6  
Smallest aperture opening F32.0 - F45.0  
Includes aperture ring No  
Total diaphragm blades 9  
Total Elements 17  
Number of Groups 12  
Coatings / special elements 1 LD glass element 1 XLD glass element  
Minimum focus distance 1.50 m (59.06")  
Maximum magnification ratio 0.25 x  
Autofocus type Yes  
Lens motor Ring-type ultrasonic (USD)  
Full time manual focus Yes  
Focusing method Internal  
Lens distance scale Yes  
Depth of field scale No  
Physical features
Overall weight765 g (1.69 lb)  
Lens diameter 82 mm (3.21")  
Overall length 143 mm (5.62")  
Construction materials Plastic barrel, metal mount  
Sealing No  
Lens color Black  
Zooming method Rotary (extending)  
Power zoom No  
Zoom lock switch No  
Filter thread size 62 mm  
Filter annotations Does not rotate on focusing  
Lens hood included Yes  
Tripod collar included No

Lens Includes

Lens Hood
Front Lens Cap
Real Lens Cap
6 year Tamron Warranty



Tamron 70-300mm F4-5.6 SP AF Di VC USD Lens


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