Tamron AF 55-200mm f/4-5.6 Di II LD Macro

Tamron AF55-200mm f/4-5.6 Di-II LD Macro EOS Telephoto Zoom Lens

Lens Summary

Brand: Tamron

Also Known As: Tamron 55-200mm f/4-5.6 Macro

Lens Type: Zoom Lens

Format: APS-C / DX

Focus: Autofocus

Lens Mount: Canon EF, Sony Alpha

Release Date: 2008-08-25

MSRP Price: $199

Made in: Japan

Infrared Rating: Good

Production Status: In Production

Lens Description: The Tamron AF 55-200mm f4-5.6 Di II Macro LD (Model A15) is a tele-zoom lens designed exclusively for digital SLR cameras with smaller-size image sensors at an affordable price. Di (Digitally integrated)-II lenses are designed for exclusive use on digital cameras with smaller-size imagers. This lens is not designed for use with 35mm film cameras or digital SLR cameras with image sensors larger than 24mm x 16mm.For photographers who bought their digital SLR camera in a kit with a standard zoom lens but are dissatisfied with the telephoto capability of the standard lens, the AF55-200mm f4-5.6 Di II LD Macro offers in a second lens a desirable telephoto range at an affordable price. The tele-zoom from Tamron will allow these photographers to enjoy the telephoto capabilities that yield dynamic images in many photographic situations including sporting events, large wildlife, scenery and portraiture.

Tamron AF 55-200mm f/4-5.6 Di II LD Macro Specifications

Lens Specifications
Lens TypeZoom Lens
Focal Length55-200mm
Mount TypeCanon EF, Sony Alpha
FormatAPS-C / DX
Compatible Format(s)APS-C
Compatible with TeleconvertersNo
Zoom Ratio11.11x
Maximum Reproduction Ratio1:3.7
Vibration Compensation (Image Stabilization)No
Aperture Information
Aperture RingNo
Maximim Aperturef/3.5-6.3
Minimum Aperturef/22
Maximum Angle of View (APS-C or smaller format)75° - 7°
Optical Information
Lens Elements15
Lens Groups13
Diaphragm Blades7
Focus Information
Built-in Focus MotorYes
Internal FocusingYes
Minimum Focus Distance0.95m
Distance InformationYes
Filter Information
Filter Size62mm
Accepts Filter TypeScrew-on
Physical Characteristics
Weather / Dust SealingNo
Mount MaterialMetal
Dimensions7.37 x 8.38cm
Other Information
Available in ColorsBlack

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