February 3, 2017, Saitama, Japan – Tamron Co., Ltd. (President & CEO: Shiro Ajisaka), a leading manufacturer of optics for diverse applications, announces the launch of a new telephoto zoom lens product, the SP 70-300mm F/4-5.6 Di VC USD (Model A030) (hereinafter called “Model A030”), for 35mm full-frame DSLR cameras. Model A030 was developed by substantially enhancing the features of the popular SP 70-300mm F/4-5.6 Di VC USD (Model A005) (hereinafter called “Model A005”), which has enjoyed high acclaim since its launch in 2010 as a telephoto zoom lens with outstanding performance. With the external design completely revamped, a Fluorine Coating with outstanding durability is applied to the front element surface of the lens. Improvements have also been achieved in AF speed and responsiveness and VC (Vibration Compensation) functions. Model A030 will be sold only in the Japanese market.
SP 70-300mm F/4-5.6 Di VC USD
|Date of Launch (in Japan)|
|February 23rd, 2017
The Canon and Nikon mount models will be launched simultaneously.
※Model A030 is not compatible with either the Tamron TELE CONVERTER 1.4x (Model TC-X14) or Tamron TELE CONVERTER 2.0x (Model TC-X20), which are optional accessories. It is also not compatible with the optional TAMRON TAP-in ConsoleTM that enables a lens’s firmware to be updated and features to be customized.
|Angle of View (diagonal)||34°21' - 8°15'|
|Optical Construction||17 elements in 12 groups|
|Minimum Object Distance||1.5m (59.1 in)|
|Maximum Magnification Ratio||1:4 (f=300mm : MOD 1.5m)|
|Length*||142.7mm (5.6 in)**|
|Weight||765g (26.9 oz)**|
|Aperture Blades||9 (circular diaphragm)|
|Image Stabilization Performance||4.0stops (CIPA Standards Compliant)
(For Canon : EOS-5D MKIII is used / For Nikon : D810 is used)
|Standard Accessories||Lens hood, Lens caps|
|Compatible Mounts||Canon, Nikon|