Tamron Debuts Ultra Compact Telephoto Zoom Lens For Mirrorless Cameras

Tamron has introduced a new 70-180mm F/2.8 zoom lens a compact and lightweight design with a 67mm filter diameter to its expanding portfolio of cinema lenses for full frame mirrorless cameras. It joins the 17-28mm F/2.8 (Model A046) and the 28-75mm F/2.8 (Model A036). All feature special lens elements that contribute to the lens’s overall superb imaging performance.

Highly versatile, the new 70-180mm offers a very short 33.5" MOD (Minimum Object Distance) and leverages Tamron’s newly developed VXD (Voice-coil eXtreme-torque Drive) linear motor focus mechanism. This helps produce an autofocus drive that’s quieter and quicker than ever. In addition, a floating system is used to achieve excellent optical performance at all shooting distances.

By simultaneously operating two VXD units via electronic control, the lens produces clear and sharp images of objects near and far. Other features include Moisture-Resistant Construction for added weather protection and Fluorine Coating for easy maintenance.

In addition, the 70-180mm F/2.8 is fully compatible with various camera-specific features including Fast Hybrid AF and Eye AF. 

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