Is Nikon D610 and Tamron SP 200-500mm f/5-6,3 Di LD IF compatible?

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

Nikon D610

Nikon D610
Released: 2013
Type: Digital SLR
Sensor: FX (Full frame)
24 Megapixels
6016 x 4016 pixels

Tamron SP 200-500mm f/5-6,3 Di LD IF

Tamron SP 200-500mm f/5-6,3 Di LD IF
Released: 2004
Telephoto Lens (zoom)
Focal Length: 200-500 mm
Aperture: f/5-6,3

Can you combine these two?

Last updated: August 2023

This is the short answer:

The camera and lens you have chosen can be used together. Here is a longer answer:

Lens is available with Nikon mount

This lens is manufactured by Tamron but is available with a Nikon mount.
This lens is also available for Canon cameras, so before you buy the lens - make sure you get the right version.

Versitale lens

Tamron SP 200-500mm f/5-6,3 Di LD IF is constructed to work with all sorts of camera sensors including the one of Nikon D610.

Autofocus in camera

To obtain autofocus there has to be an Autofocus motor in either the camera or the lens. This specific lens, Tamron SP 200-500mm f/5-6,3 Di LD IF does not have a built-in autofocus (AF) motor but since Nikon D610 has a built-in autofocus (AF) motor there is still a possibility to use autofocus.

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Focal Length

The Nikon camera has a sensor of type Full frame which means that your Experienced Focal length will be exactly what the lens specification tells us:

Actual Focal Length for this lens:
200-500 mm

Experienced Focal Length with this camera:
200-500 mm

Read more about Crop factor on Nikon cameras

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 D610
850 gram

Tamron SP 200-500mm f/5-6,3 Di LD IF
1237 gram

Together they have a total weight of 2087 gram (equal to 4,6 lb).

Please note that Tamron SP 200-500mm f/5-6,3 Di LD IF has a tripod mount which is great.

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