In the pursuit to achieve the most outstanding image resolution in the 70-300mm class, Tamron’s Anniversary lens - the SP AF70-300mm F4-5.6 Di USD - utilises an advanced optical design that features a LD (Low Dispersion) and an XLD (Extra Low Dispersion) lens element made from specialised materials that prevent chromatic aberration. As a result, the SP AF70-300mm F4-5.6 Di USD boasts sharp contrast and great descriptive performance.
In addition, it is the first Tamron lens to include a USD (Ultrasonic Silent Drive), Tamron’s very own ultrasonic auto-focus drive mechanism. This USD mechanism delivers fast focusing, making it a perfect telephoto zoom choice for photographing sports, racing, or other fast-moving subjects.
Featuring an exclusive ultrasonic autofocusdrive mechanism, the Tamron SP 70-300 mm ismade up of 17 glass elements divided up into 12 groups and was voted BestEuropean Zoom Lens 2010-2011 at the EISA awards.
Achieving extremely high image resolutionsacross the entire focal range, this telephoto zoom lens features an Extra LowDispersion (XLD) element to prevent chromatic aberration. The minimum focusingdistance of the Tamron SP 70-300 mm lensis 1.5 metres, for fantastic results inall situations.
Length : 14.2 cm
Diameter : 8.1 cm
Weight : 0.77 kg
Image Stabiliser : Optical
Min View Angle : 8.25 degree(s)
Min Focus Range : 1.5 m
Filter Size : 62 mm
Minimum Aperture : F/32 - f/45
Zoom Adjustment : Manual
Lens Construction : 12 group(s) / 17 element(s)
Focal Length : 70 mm - 300 mm
Features : Utrasonic Silent Drive (USD)
Diaphragm Blades : 9
Max View Angle : 34.35 degree(s)
Type : Telephoto zoom lens
Magnification : 1 / 4
Lens Aperture : F/4.0-5.6
Mounting Type : Minolta A-type
Special Functions : Tele, zoom
Focus Adjustment : Automatic, manual
Included Accessories : Lens hood
(free converter plug included if required)