Notice about firmware update for 18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 Di III VC (Model B...


Notice about firmware update for 18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 Di III VC (Model B011) for Canon

Dear users and potential purchasers of Tamron interchangeable lenses.

Thank you for using Tamron products.

We wish to notify you regarding the availability of a firmware update for our 18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 Di III VC (Model B011) for Canon.

Affected models

18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 Di III VC (Model B011) for Canon

Improvements expected as a result

When used in combination with the Canon EOS M5/M6, behavior where power is turned off or is not turned on, making it impossible to use the camera when attaching the lens, has been improved.

How to update the firmware

Please contact your local Tamron distributor if you prefer the firmware update on your lens.

Serial numbers

Firmware update will not be required for the serial numbers shown below. (As of 17th Apr., 2017) Locating your serial number


001572, 000141, 000201, 000259, 000289, 000291, 000607, 000614~000615, 000654, 000659, 000664, 000710, 000730, 000798, 000801~000803, 000813~000814, 000828, 000863, 001108, 001293, 001294~001312, 001411~001412, 001548~001571, 001573


003480, 003329~003332 , 003358 , 003422 , 003464~003472, 003483~003485, 003489~003572, 003575

Some lenses outside of above serial numbers may have new firmware as well. 

Note: This overwrite service will only apply to products which were legally and officially imported into the EU, Andorra, Gibraltar, Iceland, Norway, Switzerland, Turkey or Ukraine, and distributed by an authorized Tamron Europe distributor (see also: Grey market).

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18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II VC

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