The company announced Tamron lens 18-400mm F3.5-6.3 Di II VC HLD, designed for use with SLR cameras, equipped with a sensor APS-C.
New versions will be offered to devices with a bayonet mount Canon EF-S and Nikon F (DX). The design provides for 16 elements in the groups 11, including elements of low-dispersion (LD, Low Dispersion) and aspherical lenses.
The apparatus is equipped with a proprietary system of stabilization VC (Vibration Compensation). Applied HLD motor (High / Low Torque Modulated Drive Motor): thanks to the extraordinary capacity and stability it is able to smoothly operate the autofocus mechanism comprising a large focussing lenses.
In addition, the system is to provide an electromagnetic diaphragm: because the petals are driven and controlled by a motor electronic pulses, increased iris control accuracy.
Main characteristics of the lens Tamron 18-400mm F3.5-6.3 Di II VC HLD are:
- Focal length: 18-400 mm;
- Maximum aperture: f / 3,5-6,3;
- Minimum aperture: f / 22-40;
- Structure: 16 elements in 11 groups;
- Focusing distance: 0.45 m;
- Number of diaphragm blades: 7;
- Filter Size: 72 mm;
- Maximum diameter: 79 mm;
- Length: 124 mm;
- Weight: 710 grams.
In the sale of novelty will arrive in late July for an estimated price of 650 US dollars.