28 May, 2015
Tamron Co., Ltd.

Firmware update of 18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 DiⅢ VC (Model B011) for Canon (EOS M)

Dear users and potential purchasers of Tamron 18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 DiⅢ VC (Model B011) for Canon (EOS M)

Thank you for using Tamron lenses.

This is an update regarding our announcement in March of compatibility issues between the 18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 DiⅢ VC (Model B011) for Canon (EOS M) and the Canon EOS M3 body, which went on sale recently.

We are pleased to advise you that we will start a firmware update service for B011 for Canon (EOS M). We apologize for any inconvenience

<Details of the update>

With this update the lens functions properly when used with the Canon EOS M3.

<Update method>

The update can be carried out at Tamron authorized service centers. For more information and handling procedures please see the Tamron website or contact your local Tamron distributor.

<Identification of Compatibility by Serial Number>

See the instructions below on how to confirm the compatibility of your lens.

◎ How to Locate your serial number

Locating your serial number

* The image shown is the black model
 The silver model's serial number is in the same location.

◎ The following serial numbers include the updated firmware.

Serial Number
Black model 000126~000140、000181~000188、000241~000252、000254~000257、000471~000474、000477~000479、001341~001440、001451~001500、001504~001510、001553~001555、001701~001720、002221~002240、002261~002270、002321~002337、002419~002498、002502~002764、002779~002795、002797~002938、002990~
Silver model 000608~000610、000616~000646、000656~000755、000776~000778、000781~000783、000796~000815、000836~000845、000856~000895、001056~001114、001255~001271、001293~001322、001326~001332、001353~001476、001488~

◎ Lenses outside of the above serial numbers may also include new firmware. Please contact your local Tamron distributor before sending your lens for update.