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Tamron Zoom Super Wide Angle 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 XR Di-II LD Aspherical (IF) Macro Lens for Canon Digital EOS

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Tamron Zoom Super Wide Angle 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 XR Di-II LD Aspherical (IF) Macro Lens for Canon Digital EOS
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Tamron 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Special Glass Optimized for Digital SLR
  • 3Internal Surface Coating to Reduce Ghosting and Flare
  • 4Zoom Lock Mechanism
  • 5Di-II Series Design

The Tamron AF18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 XR Di-II LD Aspherical (IF) MACRO is a high power zoom lens designed exclusively for digital SLR cameras using the more compact (APS-C) digital size image sensors. The focal length of this lens is equivalent to approx. 28-300mm in 35mm format.

Designed as an "all-in-one" lens, it will meet almost all photographic opportunities without changing lenses.

The 18-200mm zoom lens realizes an MFD (Minimum Focus Distance) of 1.5' (45 cm) over the entire zoom range by the employment of a new optical/mechanical design configuration. Since the maximum magnification ratio at f=200mm is 1:3.7, you can enjoy close-up photography easily and conveniently.

Note: Di-II lenses cannot be used with digital SLR cameras using image sensors that are larger than that of an APS-C size imager (e.g. 1D series), or with 35mm film SLR cameras.

Special Glass Optimized for Digital SLR

XR (Extra Refractive Index) glass design reduces various aberrations to the absolute minimum and achieves remarkable downsizing at the same time. In addition, three hybrid aspherical lens elements and two LD (Low Dispersion) glass elements are used to accomplish effective compensation of on-axis and lateral chromatic aberrations, a critical factor to enhance the optical quality in digital photography.

Internal Surface Coating to Reduce Ghosting and Flare

Lens features Internal Surface Coatings (i.e., multiple-layer coatings on cemented surfaces of plural elements) and new multiple-layer coating technology on ordinary elements in order to minimize reflections that occur when light enters through the front element and to reduce image degrading effects caused by the imagers themselves.

Zoom Lock Mechanism

The Zoom Lock prevents unwanted barrel movement when carrying the lens/camera combination.

Di-II Series Design

Design has been improved by adding a gold-colored band between the focus and zoom rings to enhance the appearance and make it stand out as a Di-II lens. The rubber patterns of the zoom and focus control rings have been improved at the same time to compliment the digital camera design style and to provide better handling.

Tamron 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 Specs

Lens MountCanon EF-S
Angle of View75° to 7°
Minimum Focus Distance1.48' / 45.11 cm
Maximum Magnification0.27x
Optical Design15 Elements in 13 Groups
Diaphragm Blades7
Dimensions (ø x L)2.9 x 3.3" / 7.37 x 8.38 cm
Packaging Info
Package Weight1.3 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)5.2 x 4.2 x 4.2"

Tamron 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 Reviews

nice lens - not so sharp

By hinkidan
Rated 3 out of 5
Date: 2016-07-17

I own that lens for three years now. this is a good lens for the money, but it has some cons. The image (and the especialy the video) is not sharp at all when the lens is in the 18-60mm mode. The AF is very noisy and slow, both for stills and video. For the money, it's a nice lens to start with on your first DSLR. in my opinion - it is not more then that and you can get better lenses today.

18-200 f 3.5-63

By peter cook
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2016-04-05

A great walk around lens You can zoom a lot I ca not find any thin wrong

Very good

By monos111
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2016-04-05

This really a very good product never less than Nikon itself.

Terrific lens!

By Anonymous
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2016-03-30

Ok, so I bought a new camera and since I stayed with Canon I was just going to use the lenses I already have. That's what I get! When I tried my new camera, my 24-80 mm lens went out. So I needed a new all around lens. This lens is perfect. I am just getting into this but I like the lens. It's focus is good, it's smooth and seems to be a perfect all around lens. For the price, seems great. It even came with a cool hood. I'll be trying it a bit more over the next few weeks and will update if anything comes up but so far it seems to do it's job and I would recommend it as an everyday lens.

thank you for the fast service

By Anonymous
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2016-06-21

fast service peter

Great lens!

By A M
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2016-05-16

I love this lens! The quality of pictures is great and the price is good. I would recommend this to my friends.

Nice in Good Lighting, but Loud

By Anonymous
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2016-04-13

I have this as my main daytime lens on my Pentax K-S2. This glass is really beautiful in bright conditions. It maintains good focus even up to 200mm, and looks crisp and detailed through the entire zoom range. My only gripes are, the focus motor is *not* quiet at all, and the f/3.5 aperture is pretty bad in low light. When focusing, a loud mechanical *whurrrrrr* can be heard. It's not the end of the world, but it's hard to forget about. And as you zoom, the best aperture it can muster bumps up to f/4.5, or even f/5.something. If you plan on getting this lens, I would also have something else in your bag for when the sun goes down.

Great Lens!

By Ron
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2016-04-13

So far, I am very happy with my new lens. It feels solid & well-made and the price is very affordable. Image quality appears to be excellent, though I have noticed that with the longer focal lengths, I really need to make an effort to be steady to avoid camera shake. I think this will be my go-to lens, as the zoom range runs from wide-angle to mid-telephoto so is very versatile. It works very well with my Pentax K-50 body.

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Is this lens compatible with an EOS 50D?
Asked by: Anonymous
I used it on my 20D without any issue! They both use the same EF/EF-S lens mount. Reasonable performance for a value price. Very versatile.
Answered by: Joseph M.
Date published: 2018-08-27


hi is this lens compatible with a canon rebelt2i?
Asked by: Anonymous
yes, is full compatible. actually is compatible with al crop factor canon cameras
Answered by: Angel C.
Date published: 2018-08-27


I have a Canon D1000, is this lens compatible with that body?
Asked by: Anonymous
Sorry,it was a gift! She said it was just what she wanted!!
Answered by: SUSAN S.
Date published: 2018-08-27


Is lens compatible with the canon 7D mark II, 70D and Rebel t5?
Asked by: Nancy W.
Yes, I have a 70D and it is fully compatible. It works with any Canon mount
Answered by: RANFERI P.
Date published: 2018-08-27


Is this compatible with Canon T5?
Asked by: Joaquin G.
The 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 XR Di-II LD Asph. (IF) Macro Lens for Canon Digital EOS will be compatible with the Canon T5, yes.
Answered by: Christina S.
Date published: 2018-08-27


Asked by: Anonymous
Answered by: Shahram R.
Date published: 2018-08-27


will this lens work with d750 Nikon ?
Asked by: SAM K.
I do not know. It works great with my D40, which I think is a great camera! How many pixels do we really need? My daughter also has this lens for her Nikon camera which is very similar to mine but is also capable of taking video. I do not remember her model number. I would think this lens would work with a D750 since it is made for a Nikon mount.
Answered by: Brian D.
Date published: 2018-08-27


Will this lens work with my Konica-Minolta Maxxum 7D, model DG 7D? Thanks for any help.
Asked by: Anonymous
I'm sorry, I gave away this lenses to my friend. Don.t have a any inf.
Answered by: ryae l.
Date published: 2018-08-27
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