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Tamron SP AF 17-50 mm  f/ 2.8 XR Di II LD Aspherical (IF) Lens

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Tamron SP AF 17-50 mm  f/ 2.8 XR Di II LD Aspherical (IF) lens

Tamron SP AF 17-50 mm  f/ 2.8 XR Di II LD Aspherical (IF) lens

Tamron SP AF 17-50 mm  f/ 2.8 XR Di II LD Aspherical (IF) lens

Optical design

Tamron SP AF 17-50 mm  f/ 2.8 XR Di II LD Aspherical (IF) optical design

Tamron SP AF 17-50 mm  f/ 2.8 XR Di II LD Aspherical (IF) optical design

Format: APS-C (crop)

Type: Zoom lens

Focusing: Auto Focus (AF)

Lens mounts: Canon EF, EF-S, Canon EF, EF-S, Canon EF, EF-S, Canon EF, EF-S, Sony A / Minolta A, Sony A / Minolta A, Sony A / Minolta A, Sony A / Minolta A, Nikon F (FX, DX), Nikon F (FX, DX), Nikon F (FX, DX), Nikon F (FX, DX), Pentax K, Pentax K, Pentax K, Pentax K

First year of production: 2006

Optical design: 16 elements in 13 groups (2 aspherical elements, 1 LD element, 3 XR elements with low dispersion)

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Average price: $300

Specifications:

Focal lengthMax. apertureMin. apertureBladesMin. Focus (m.)Filter Ø (mm.)Weight (gr/oz)Length (mm/in)
17mm - 50mmf/2.8f/3270.2767434/15,381.7/3,2

Additional information:

 The Tamron SP AF 17-50 mm f/ 2.8 XR Di II LD Aspherical (IF) (Model A16) is a universal fast zoom lens.

This is an excellent lens for its price.

It is very sharp, convenient and rather compact. It features a reliable build of good quality. It focuses well, but very slowly.

Cons: pronounced distortion at the minimum focusing distance.

Petal lens hood included.

In 2009 the stabilized version with a different optical scheme was released.


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Posted by: camel   Date of publication: 20.08.2010



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Optical quality4.388
Usability4.508
Pricing / Value4.508
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