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Tamron 200-500mm f/5-6.3 SP AF Di LD (IF) Lens for Nikon

B&H # TA2005005N Mfr # AF08N-700
No Longer Available
Product Highlights
  • Ultra Telephoto Zoom Lens
  • Aperture Range: f/5-32
  • Minimum Focus Distance of 8.2' (2.5m)
  • Low Dispersion Glass
  • Detachable Filter Effect Control
  • Detachable Rotating Tripod Mount
  • Compact and Lightweight Design
  • Fits Nikon Mount

The 200-500mm f/5-6.3 SP AF Di LD (IF) Lens for Nikon from Tamron is an ultra telephoto zoom lens designed to bring distant subjects close. Its minimum focus distance is 8.2' (2.5 m) and its maximum magnification ratio is 1:5 at 500mm. For a lens that covers such long focal lengths, it is relatively compact and lightweight. An internal focus system maintains its compact form as the lens does not extend when focusing. Its optical design consists of two Low Dispersion glass elements which minimize chromatic aberrations and provide sharp, high resolution, high contrast images. The lens is designated "Di" which stands for Digitally Integrated Design and meets the performance characteristics of digital and film SLR cameras. When mounted on a DSLR camera with an APS-C size sensor, it provides a focal length equivalent of 310-775mm.

This lens features a detachable Filter Effect Control Ring. This allows a filter to be rotated to the desired position with the hood still attached, enabling you to easily perform minute adjustments to a polarizer filter. The lens also includes a dedicated lens hood to block stray light from entering the lens and causing flare and a detachable rotating tripod collar and mount to provide stability when shooting at long focal lengths.

The lens has autofocus capability however because it does not have a built-in AF motor, AF will not function with any camera that requires a motor in the lens for autofocus.

Low Dispersion Glass
Two LD glass elements reduce chromatic aberrations while minimizing the fall-off of light at the corners.
Internal Focus
The lens neither extends nor contracts physically when focusing; all moving elements are contained within the lens barrel.
Di Design
Digitally Integrated design lenses are designed to meet the performance characteristics of digital SLR cameras while still functioning on film SLRs.
Detachable Filter Effect Control Ring
This allows a filter to be rotated to the desired position with the hood still attached, enabling you to easily perform minute adjustments to a polarizer filter.
Detachable Tripod Collar
The easily detachable, rotating tripod mount is made of lightweight and strong magnesium alloy.
Performance
Focal Length 200 - 500mm
Aperture Maximum: f/5 - 6.3
Minimum: f/32
Camera Mount Type Nikon F
Format Compatibility Nikon FX/35mm Film
Nikon DX
Angle of View 12° - 5°
Minimum Focus Distance 8.20' (2.5 m)
Magnification 0.2x
Maximum Reproduction Ratio 1:5
Elements/Groups 13/10
Diaphragm Blades 9
Features
Image Stabilization No
Autofocus Yes
Tripod Collar Yes Removable - rotating
Physical
Filter Thread 86 mm
Dimensions (DxL) Approx. 3.68 x 8.9" (9.35 x 22.61 cm)
Weight 2.72 lb (1237 g)
Tamron 200-500mm f/5-6.3 SP AF Di LD (IF) Lens for Nikon
  • Front Lens Cap
  • Rear Lens Cap
  • Lens Hood
  • Detachable Rotating Tripod Collar Mount
  • Detachable Filter Effect Control
  • Soft Lens Case
  • Limited 6-year Warranty (U.S.A.)
  • Limited 1-year Warranty (International)
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