• TAP-in Console

By attaching a TAMRON TAP-in Console and running the dedicated software on your personal computer by USB connection, you can update firmware in selected Tamron lenses and customize various lens functions to meet your needs simply. Using the new accessory and an internet connection, you can access a dedicated website and update firmware by yourself in anytime, anywhere. In addition, selected lenses can be customized by changing various settings to match your preferences based on how you like to use the lens, making it even more versatile and user-friendly.

Dedicated Software
TAMRON TAP-in Utility
TAMRON TAP-in Utility Software Main screen

Download the free TAMRON TAP-in Utility and install it on your PC. Updating firmware and customizing various lens functions is as easy as connecting the TAP-in Console with a USB cable and making selections. An internet connection is required for using TAMRON TAP-in Utility.

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Updating Firmware

You can update firmware of selected Tamron lenses using this utility. Additionally, the firmware in the TAP-in Console unit can be updated as needed. Using an internet connection and the utility software, you can access a dedicated website and easily confirm that the lens attached to the TAP-in Console—and the Console itself—have the most up-to-date firmware. If a newer version is available, updating is quick and secure.

Customization of Selected Tamron Lenses

Various lens functions can be customized, depending on the lens model and built-in features.

Focus adjustment

Focus can be adjusted in three distance regions: close, intermediate, and far ranges. For zoom lenses with variable focal length ranges, adjustments can be made for up to eight segments, which means that focus adjustment for a combined total of up to 24 regions is possible. Fixed-focal length lenses have only one segment, so customization for the three distance regions is possible.

*The conditions and range of possible adjustments may differ according to the lens model.

Focus distance limiter customization

For lenses equipped with a Focus Limiter switch, it is possible to adjust the autofocus drive range by setting the near and far limits according to your preferences. If the Focus Limiter switch has three positions, setting the middle position is also possible. Only lens models equipped with the Focus Limiter function can be adjusted. The conditions and range of possible adjustments may differ according to the lens model.

VC adjustment (only for any lenses with VC)

You can choose the VC (Vibration Compensation) mode you prefer from the selection below for any TAP-in Console compatible Tamron lens equipped with the VC system.

  • Prioritize viewfinder image stabilization: This mode places priority on the stability of the viewfinder image
  • Standard (Factory Default): This mode is the same as the factory default, and strikes a balance between the stability of the viewfinder image and vibration compensation effects
  • Prioritize stabilization of captured images: This mode ensures stable vibration compensation effect

*These options apply only to lens models equipped with the VC system. The conditions and range of possible adjustments may differ according to the lens model

Full-time Manual Focus override customization

For any lens with a Full-time Manual Focus override system, you can set the mode to ON or OFF. In addition, you can optimize the sensitivity of the focus ring to your preference relative to its angular rotation anywhere between High and Low, when setting the manual focus mode menu button to ON.

Compatible Tamron Lenses(As of April 2017)

List of compatible lenses (Online Help) >

Model B023
10-24mm F/3.5-4.5 Di II VC HLD
Model B023 >

10-24mm F/3.5-4.5 Di II VC HLD (Model B023)

For Canon and Nikon mounts

Model A025
SP 70-200mm F/2.8 Di VC USD G2
Model A025 >

SP 70-200mm F/2.8 Di VC USD G2 (Model A025)

For Canon and Nikon mounts

Model A022
SP 150-600mm F/5-6.3 Di VC USD G2
Model A022 >
Di

SP 150-600mm F/5-6.3 Di VC USD G2 (Model A022)

For Canon, Nikon and Sony mounts

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For Users of SP 35mm (Model F012) and SP 45mm (Model F013)

Initial firmware update by Tamron service facility is required to enable compatibility with the TAP-in Console. For details please visit here.

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* Cosmetic appearance of product may change before launch.

Technical Information

Specifications

Product name TAMRON TAP-in Console (Model TAP-01)
Interface (Computer side) USB 2.0
Interface (Lens side) Nikon, Canon, and Sony
Power Supply USB bus-powered
Power Source MAX. 500mA
Dimensions (W/D) Φ72mm (H) 26mm [(W/D) 2.8in (H) 1in]
Weight 70g/ 2.5oz (TAP-in Console)
Operating Temperature 0°C - 40°C (32°F - 104°F)
Operating Humidity 85% or less
Standard Accessories USB cable, Cap
Dedicated Software Program TAMRON TAP-in Utility
* Free download from Tamron website
Compatible Mounts For Canon, Nikon, and Sony
* Only selected lenses made by Tamron

Specifications, appearance, functionality, etc. are subject to change without prior notice.

TAP-in Utility Operating Environment

This software program operates on a computer satisfying the following conditions.

TAMRON TAP-in Utility

  Windows Mac
OS Windows 10
Windows 8
Windows 8.1
Windows 7
Mac OS X 10.10 – 10.11
CPU Core2Duo with 2.0 GHz or faster Intel processor
RAM 1 GB or more 1 GB or more
Hard Disk Drive Capacity 1 GB or more of available space 1 GB or more of available space
Monitor Display Resolution 1024 × 768 pixels (XGA) or more
24-bit color or more
1024 × 768 pixels (XGA) or more
24-bit color or more
Interface USB 2.0 as standard feature USB 2.0 as standard feature
  * Functionality of this software program is not guaranteed on all Windows computers * Functionality of this software program is not guaranteed on all Mac computers.