Is Nikon D50 and Tamron SP AF 17-50mm F2.8 XR Di-II LD Asph IF compatible?

Below you will find your chosen camera and lens. Click on the product name for more information.

Nikon D50

Nikon D50
Released: 2005
Type: Digital SLR
Sensor: DX / APS-C (1.5x)
6 Megapixels
3008 x 2000 pixels

Tamron SP AF 17-50mm F2.8 XR Di-II LD Asph IF

Tamron SP AF 17-50mm F2.8 XR Di-II LD Asph IF
Released: 2006
Standard Zoom Lens
Suited for cameras with APS-C sensors
Focal Length: 17-50 mm
Aperture: f/2,8

Can you combine these two?

Last updated: February 2024

This is the short answer:

The camera and lens you have chosen can be used together.

Focal Length

The Nikon camera has a sensor of type DX, a smaller version compared to a Full frame sensor, which means that your experienced Focal length will be multiplied by 1.5x.

This lens has focal length:
17-50 mm

Since Nikon D50 does not have a Full Frame sensor the experience focal length you will experience will be:
26-75 mm

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Total weight

When you are looking at a combination of a camera and a lens you must always consider the total weight. Each product weighs in at:

Nikon D50
620 gram

Tamron SP AF 17-50mm F2.8 XR Di-II LD Asph IF
430 gram

Together they have a total weight of 1050 gram (equal to 2.31 lb).

Compatibility Check ID: 2201