Press release of Tamron
May 15 officially started selling the new superzoom lens B016 16-300mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD with the possibility of macro SLR camera with a matrix format APS-C.
The main thing that distinguishes the new lens – unique optical zoom whose multiplicity is 18.8 (equivalent 35mm camera focal lengths equal to its 24-450 mm). Lens with such a wide range of zoom in the lineup by other manufacturers.
Novelty may interest those who would like to use the same optics in a variety of circumstances: from landscapes and urban architecture to portraiture. Such a versatile lens is especially in demand among advanced amateurs and professionals related areas (eg journalists).
Water protecting ring, which is equipped with Tamron B016 designed to work with optics in rainy weather.
The lens has a Motor Piezo Drive guaranteeing exceptionally accurate autofocus. Possible and manual focus, which was not in the previous model B008.
VR system VC (Vibration Compensation) enables you to shoot without a tripod with a 300mm maximum zoom.
Minimum focusing distance of the new lens is only 39 centimeters over the entire range of focal lengths (compared with model B008, this parameter decreased by 10 cm).
The new lens is equipped with macro function.
For all its enormous potential Tamron B016 looks elegant and petite. Stylish ring with logo Tamron lens tungsten gives a sophisticated look that matches the needs of users of digital SLR cameras.
As with all other products TAMRON, officially sold in Russia, the lens B016 16-300mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD five-year warranty is provided.
82 ° 12 ‘- 5 ° 20’
16 elements in 12 groups
Minimum focusing distance
0.39m (15.3 in)
99.5mm (3.9 dm)
Number of diaphragm blades
7 (circular aperture)
Petal Lens Hood
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