8 May, 2015
Tamron Co., Ltd.

Firmware update of Canon mount lenses for proper AF function in live view mode when used with EOS8000D (EOS Rebel T6s / EOS 760D) or the EOS Kiss X8i (EOS Rebel T6i / EOS 750D), which went on sale on April 17

Dear users and potential purchasers of Canon mount Tamron interchangeable lenses.

Thank you for using Tamron lenses.

We are pleased to advise you that we will start a firmware update service for the following Canon mount models to allow proper AF function in live view mode when used with EOS8000D (EOS Rebel T6s / EOS 760D) or the EOS Kiss X8i (EOS Rebel T6i / EOS 750D), which went on sale on April 17.
We apologize for any inconvenience.

For Canon mount

・SP 15-30mm F/2.8 Di VC USD (Model A012)
・SP 70-200mm F/2.8 Di VC USD (Model A009)
・SP 150-600mm F/5-6.3 Di VC USD (Model A011)
・SP 90mm F/2.8 Di MACRO 1:1 VC USD(Model F004)
・28-300mm F/3.5-6.3 Di VC PZD (Model A010)
・16-300mm F/3.5-6.3 Di IIVC PZD MACRO (Model B016)

<Update>

With this update the autofocus function operates properly in live view mode when used with EOS8000D (EOS Rebel T6s / EOS 760D) or the EOS Kiss X8i (EOS Rebel T6i / EOS 750D).

The new version of the ROM data will be integrated into all new production from May.

<For users who require the modification>

The modification can be done by updating the firmware data at a Tamron authorized service center. For more information and handling procedures please contact your local Tamron distributor.

<Identification of Firmware Status by Serial Number>

The following serial numbers have the new firmware.

Serial Number

・SP15-30mm (Model A012)
・SP70-200mm (Model A009)
・SP150-600mm (A011)
・SP90mm (F004)
・28-300mm (A010)
・16-300mm (B016)

*Some lenses outside of above serial numbers may have new firmware as well. Please contact your local Tamron distributor if you prefer the firmware update on your lens.


Sincerely,
Tamron Co., Ltd.