Tamron AF18-270mm f/3.5-6.3 Di-II VC LD Asph. (IF) Macro Lens

BH #TA1827035N • MFR #AFB003NII-700
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Tamron AF18-270mm f/3.5-6.3 Di-II VC LD Asph. (IF) Macro Lens
Key Features
  • For Nikon Digital SLR Cameras
  • Zoom Wide Angle to Ultra Telephoto
  • For DX Image Sensor Cameras
  • With Built-In Motor
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The Tamron AF18-270mm f/3.5-6.3 Di-II VC LD Aspherical (IF) Macro Lens is a 15x 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. 27-405mm in 35mm format. Designed as an "all-in-one" lens, it will meet almost all photographic opportunities without changing lenses.

The VC (Vibration Compensation) mechanism allows the use of shutter speeds that are much slower than otherwise possible, with no perceptible increase in image blur. It automatically detects movement of the camera and compensates for camera shake when shooting a moving object. This feature is a must in a lens with this long of a focal length.

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Tamron B003 Overview

The Tamron AF18-270mm f/3.5-6.3 Di-II VC LD Aspherical (IF) Macro Lens is a 15x 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. 27-405mm in 35mm format. Designed as an "all-in-one" lens, it will meet almost all photographic opportunities without changing lenses.

The VC (Vibration Compensation) mechanism allows the use of shutter speeds that are much slower than otherwise possible, with no perceptible increase in image blur. It automatically detects movement of the camera and compensates for camera shake when shooting a moving object. This feature is a must in a lens with this long of a focal length.

The AF18-270mm lens, made for the Nikon digital SLR system, incorporates a motor built into the lens itself, which gives it the capability to autofocus with all Nikon DSLR cameras (including the D40 and D40x). In addition, with the motor built into the lens, focusing will be quieter and more responsive.

 

Special Glass Optimized for Digital SLR

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.

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 B003 Specs

Performance
Lens MountNikon F
Angle of View75° to 5°
Minimum Focus Distance1.61' / 49.07 cm
Maximum Magnification0.28x
Optical Design18 Elements in 13 Groups
Diaphragm Blades7
Features
Image StabilizationYes
Physical
Dimensions (ø x L)3.1 x 3.9" / 7.87 x 9.91 cm
Packaging Info
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)6.6 x 4.9 x 6.1"
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