Tamron announces development of F/2.8 fast ultra-wideangle zoom lens with VC*1 (Vibration Compensation), world’s first* in its category
SP 15-30mm F/2.8 Di VC USD（Model A012
XGM (eXpanded Glass Molded Aspherical) element and LD (Low Dispersion) glass elements deployed in the front group ensures outstanding image depicting performance.
Proprietary eBAND*2 coating coupled with improved BBAR coating efficiently reduces ghosting and flare inherent to wideangle focal lengths to an absolute minimum
Saitama, Japan - Tamron Co., Ltd. (President & CEO: Morio Ono), a leading manufacturer of precision optics, announces development of a new ultra-wideangle zoom lens for full-frame DSLR cameras with a fast F/2.8 aperture and VC (Vibration Compensation), the world’s first in its category.
Since 2012, Tamron has been expanding its lineup of interchangeable lenses for 35mm full-frame DSLR cameras. SP 24-70mm F/2.8 was the first in the series, being integrated with VC, followed by the 70-200mm F/2.8, 90mm F/2.8 Macro, and 150-600mm F/5-6.3. The array of those new lenses have been highly acclaimed among the photo enthusiasts and working pros around the globe. To address the needs for more towards the wider angular field, Tamron spearheaded the development of SP 15-30mm F/2.8 Di VC USD, a fast ultra-wideangle zoom lens with the image stabilization feature, setting itself apart from the rest of zooms in this category.
The lens will be showcased at the Tamron booth at Photokina 2014, September 16- 21, 2014 in Cologne, Germany.
(Photokina Booth Number: Hall 4.2 D10 - E19)
* For fast aperture ultra-wideangle zoom lenses compatible with full frame format D-SLR cameras. (As of August 29, 2014, based on Tamron's research)
Product Name: SP 15-30mm F/2.8 Di VC USD （Model A012）
Date of Launch: To be determined
The SILKYPIX Developer Studio for Tamron provides a range of functions, in addition to the basic adjustment capabilities, such as correcting aberrations (lateral color, distortion, relative illumination fall-off) referring to the optical design data. Optimal use with Tamron’s SP series lenses - renowned for their high-depiction capabilities – delivers images that meet photographers’ most exacting demands.
*1 VC (Vibration Compensation) is Tamron's proprietary image stabilization mechanism.
*2 The eBAND (Extended Bandwidth & Angular-Dependency) Coating is a new nanotechnology-based coating technique developed by Tamron to reduce unwanted reflection.
*3 USD (Ultrasonic Silent Drive) is Tamron's proprietary ring-type ultrasonic motor.
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