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Tamron logo. PRESS RELEASE: Tamron Announces the Development of Three Zoom Lenses with Built-in Motor for Nikon Mount


PMA, January 31, 2008, Las Vegas, NV-- Mr. Morio Ono, president and CEO of Tamron Co., Ltd., announced that the company has developed two zoom lenses for APS-C size format --AF18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 XR Di II (model A14NII) and SP AF17-50mm F/2.8 XR Di II (model A16NII) -- and one zoom for full-size format -- 70-300mm F/4-5.6 Di (model A17NII) -- with a Built-In Motor for Nikon.


Tamron AF18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 XR Di II. Courtesy of Tamron, with modifications by Zig Weidelich. Click here for a bigger picture!

Tamron AF18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 XR Di II Specifications

Model Name A14NII
Focal Length 18-200
Maximum Aperture F/3.5-6.3
Angle Of View 75°33' - 7°59'
Lens Construction 15 elements / 13 groups
MFD (Minimum Focus Distance) 17.7" (.45m)
Diaphragm Blades 7
Filter Size 62mm
Size (Diameter x Length) 2.9 in. x 3.3 in. (73.8mm x 83.7mm)
Weight 14.3 oz (405g)*
Max. Mag. Ratio 1:3.7 (at f=200mm, MFD 0.45m)
Minimum Aperture F/22
Standard Accessory Flower-Shaped lens hood

*Values given are for Nikon AF-D cameras. The cosmetic design and specs are subject to change without notice.



Tamron SP AF17-50mm F/2.8 XR Di II. Courtesy of Tamron, with modifications by Zig Weidelich. Click here for a bigger picture!

Tamron SP AF17-50mm F/2.8 XR Di II Specifications

Model Name A16NII
Focal Length 17-50
Maximum Aperture F/2.8
Angle Of View 78°45' - 31 °11' (APS-C size equivalent)
Lens Construction 16 elements / 13 groups
MFD (Minimum Focus Distance) 10.6" (.27m) (over the entire zoom range)
Diaphragm Blades 7 (circular apertures)
Filter Size 67mm
Size (Diameter x Length) 2.9 in. x 3.3 in. (73.8mm x 83.7mm)
Weight 15.5 oz (440g)*
Max. Mag. Ratio 1:4.5 (at f=50mm, MFD 0.27m)
Minimum Aperture F/32
Standard Accessory Flower-Shaped lens hood

*Values given are for Nikon AF-D cameras. The cosmetic design and specs are subject to change without notice.



Tamron 70-300mm F/4-5.6 Di. Courtesy of Tamron, with modifications by Zig Weidelich. Click here for a bigger picture!

Tamron 70-300mm F/4-5.6 Di Specifications

Model Name A17NII
Focal Length 70-300
Maximum Aperture F/4-5.6
Angle Of View 34°21' - 8 °15'
Lens Construction 13 elements / 9 groups
MFD (Minimum Focus Distance) 59" (1.5m) in normal setting
Diaphragm Blades 9
Filter Size 62mm
Size (Diameter x Length) 3.0 in. x 4.6 in. (76.6mm x 116.5mm)
Weight 16.2 oz (458g)*
Max. Mag. Ratio 1:2 (at f=300mm, MFD 0.95m)
Minimum Aperture F/32
Standard Accessory Flower-Shaped lens hood

*Values given are for Nikon AF-D cameras. The cosmetic design and specs are subject to change without notice.


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(First posted on Friday, February 1, 2008 at 18:07 EST)

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