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Tamron SP AF 18-270mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II PZD Lens for Sony - B008

Tamron SP AF 18-270mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II PZD Lens - Sony A Mount

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In addition to being the most compact and lightest lens in the world with 15x magnification, the Tamron SP AF 18-270mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II PZD Lens boasts the PZD (Piezo Drive) internal autofocus drive, Tamron's first standing wave ultrasonic motor system. Angle performance is virtually guaranteed with an unshakable new VC (Vibration Compensation. All that and with a 62mm filter diameter and weighing in at 450g, this lens is the cumulation of uncompromising research and development to make a lightweight, compact, all-in-one super zoom lens.

The trailblazing PZD (Piezo Drive) delivers smooth, quick autofocus. Combined with VC (Vibration Compensation), this is a winning partnership delivering clear, stable shots even in low light or at the telephoto end. The overall lens size is reduced, easing your ability to capture clean, clear images of high resolution.

The result: express yourself without limits. Whether you're toting it to a casual picnic or an off-road mountain biking expedition, this is a high-powered zoom lens that's not only versatile but also light and compact. At the telephoto end, the 18-270mm is ideal for sports shots or when using distance to capture wildlife in habitat or natural expressions on subjects who normally be overly conscious of the camera. Whether on vacation or in your own back yard, the wide end gives you the tools to shoot expansive landscapes. Every angle for photographic expression and all in a lens that delivers sharp, clear photos.

And yet, measuring 88mm from mount face to the tip of the lens, and 74.4mm in diameter with a filter diameter of 62mm ¥_ and weighing in at just 450 grams ¥_ it's also a remarkably compact, highly portable lens.


Features

Super-smooth and accurate with PZD (Piezo Drive)
The new PZD (Piezo Drive) piezoelectric drive makes another Tamron first in its autofocus SLR lenses, an internal standing wave ultrasonic internal motor system. Innovations to reduce parts and simplify operation also contributed to the len's reduced size and weight.

Minimum focus distance of 49cm over the zoom range, with macro capability to 1:3.8
Designed exclusively for APS-C sized digital SLR cameras, this all-in-one zoom covers every angle. Its minimum focal distance of 0.49m (19.3 in.) through the entire zoom range and macro capability to 1:3.8 allows you to enjoy serious, high-quality macro photography with astonishing convenience.

Cleaner, crisper images without flare or ghosting
The new BBAR (Broad-Band Anti-Reflection) coatings reduce the lens reflection and dispersion that cause ghosting and flare. The coatings enhance light transmission in both the short and long wavelength ranges, ensuring excellent performance in all photographic conditions. Additionally, internal surface coatings are applied to cemented surfaces of all lens elements to deliver sharp, high-contrast images and flawless colour reproduction.


Specifications

Model no. B008
Focal length 18-270mm (28-419mm equivalent)
Maximum aperture f/3.5-6.3
Angle of view Diagonal: 75°33' - 5°55'
Horizontal: 65°36' - 4°55'
Vertical: 46°21' - 3°10'
Lens construction 16 elements in 13 groups
Minimum focus distance 0.49m
Maximum magnification ratio 1:3.8 (at f=270mm and MFD 0.49m)
Filter size 62mm
Length 88mm
Overall length 96.4mm
Maximum diameter 74.4mm
Weight 450g
Diaphragm blades 7
Minimum aperture f/22 (18mm) to f/40 (270mm)
Standard accessory Flower-shaped lens hood
Mounts available Nikon, Canon, Sony