Tamron AF SP 70-300mm f/4-5,6 Di VC USD Specifications

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Name Tamron AF SP 70-300mm f/4-5,6 Di VC USD

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Manufacturer Tamron
Release Date and Price
Release Year 2010
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Lens Type
Lens Type Telephoto Zoom Lens
Zoom or Prime Zoom lens (with the ability to zoom in and out)
Mount and Compatibility
Mount Canon (see compatible cameras)
Nikon (see compatible cameras)
Compatibility Works on all sensors (see compatible cameras)
Closest Focusing Distance 50 cm
Autofocus (AF) Yes
Built-in autofocus (AF) motor Yes (more info)
Maximum aperture f/4-5,6
The lens aperture and brightness varies at different focal lengths.
f/4 at 70 mm
f/5,6 at 300 mm
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Elements: 17 elements / 12 groups
Focal Range: 70-300 mm

Depending on which camera this lens is used the focal length can seem different. This is because different camera sensors can have a slight crop factor and the focal length will be equivalent to:
  • 70-300 mm on Canon FF, Full frame
  • 91-390 mm on Canon APS-H
  • 112-480 mm on Canon APS-C
  • 70-300 mm on Nikon FX, Full frame
  • 105-450 mm on Nikon DX, APS-C
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Diameter 81 mm
Length 142 mm
Weight 765 g (see the total weight, camera+lens)
Image stabilization Yes, VC
Filter Filter Thread, 62 mm
Lens Hood Included, but no info available
Tripod mount No (Read more)
Weather sealing No
Other Model A005