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Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8 Di LD (IF) Macro AF Lens for Nikon AF

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Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8 Di LD (IF) Macro AF Lens for Nikon AF
Key Features
  • Zoom Telephoto
  • With Built-In Motor
The Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8 Di LD (IF) Macro Lens is a telephoto zoom lens that has a large maximum aperture of f/2.8 which remains constant throughout the zoom range. It also offers an excellent "close-focusing-distance" minimum of just 3.1' (0.95 m) throughout its entire zoom range, with a maximum macro magnification ratio of 1:3.1 at f=200mm. When mounted on an APS-C sensor size digital SLR camera, it provides a focal length equivalent of 105-300mm.

The Nikon version of this lens incorporates a motor built-in to the lens itself, which gives this lens the capability to autofocus with all Nikon DSLR cameras (including the D40 and D60 series). In addition, as a result, focusing will be quieter and more responsive.

Di (Digitally Integrated Design) is a designation Tamron puts on lenses featuring optical systems designed to meet the performance characteristics of digital SLR cameras. Features like LD glass elements and Internal Focusing put this lens in the same category as the much bigger and more expensive professional Tamron lenses.

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Tamron SP 70-200mm f/2.8 Di LD (IF) Macro Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2LD Glass
  • 3Internal Focus
  • 4Di Design
  • 5Tripod Collar

The Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8 Di LD (IF) Macro Lens is a telephoto zoom lens that has a large maximum aperture of f/2.8 which remains constant throughout the zoom range. It also offers an excellent "close-focusing-distance" minimum of just 3.1' (0.95 m) throughout its entire zoom range, with a maximum macro magnification ratio of 1:3.1 at f=200mm. When mounted on an APS-C sensor size digital SLR camera, it provides a focal length equivalent of 105-300mm.

The Nikon version of this lens incorporates a motor built-in to the lens itself, which gives this lens the capability to autofocus with all Nikon DSLR cameras (including the D40 and D60 series). In addition, as a result, focusing will be quieter and more responsive.

Di (Digitally Integrated Design) is a designation Tamron puts on lenses featuring optical systems designed to meet the performance characteristics of digital SLR cameras. Features like LD glass elements and Internal Focusing put this lens in the same category as the much bigger and more expensive professional Tamron lenses.

LD Glass

Two LD glass elements reduce various 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 (DI) design lenses are designed to meet the performance characteristics of digital SLR cameras

Tripod Collar

The tripod mount, detachable in one touch, is made of magnesium alloy that reconcile lightweight and high rigidity, resulting in enhanced balance and ease of use in hand-held shooting

Tamron SP 70-200mm f/2.8 Di LD (IF) Macro Specs

Focal Length70 to 200mm
Maximum Aperturef/2.8
Minimum Aperturef/32
Lens MountNikon F
Format CompatibilityFull-Frame
Angle of View34° to 12°
Minimum Focus Distance3.12' / 95 cm
Maximum Magnification0.32x
Optical Design18 Elements in 13 Groups
Diaphragm Blades9
Focus TypeAutofocus
Image StabilizationNone
Tripod CollarYes
Filter Size77 mm (Front)
Dimensions (ø x L)3.5 x 7.6" / 8.89 x 19.3 cm
Weight2.53 lb / 1150 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight4.25 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)11.6 x 6.2 x 6.1"
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