Tamron has announced the first third party APS-C wide zoom lens to include image stabilization. Tamron zoom lens fit Canon and Nikon APS-C DSLRs, in the shape of the 10 to 24mm f/3.5 to 4.5 DI II VC HLD.
The new camera will be the first DX-specific wide zoom lens, which offer image stabilization for Nikon DSLR owners, and only the second for Canon owners after the Canon EF-S 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 IS STM. The new wide-angle zoom lens camera offers an exceptionally large range of focal length, which is 35mm equivalent is 16mm to 37mm.
The camera features include moisture-resistant construction – useful for landscape shooters and camera supports High/low Torque Modulated Drive Motor (HLD) for autofocus. The Tamron said that the camera is capable of accurately controlling the large focus group used in the 16 elements, 11 group design. Full-time manual override of autofocus is also available for users.
The lens is also compatible with Tamron’s Tap-in console, allowing the users to tweak the autofocus and image stabilization setting and if necessary, update the firmware in the future.
The camera provides a USB connection to your personal computer, enabling you to easily update your lens’s firmware as well as customize features including fine adjustments to the AF and VC.
Tarmon APS-C 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5 DI II VC HLD Lens Specs
|Specification||APS-C 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5 DI II VC HLD Lens|
|Angle of view||108°44’-60°2’ (APS-C format)|
|Optical construction||16 elements in 11 groups|
|Maximum object distance||0.24m (9.4 inch)|
|Compatible mounts||Canon and Nikon|
Price & Availability
The new camera will be available at the end of March 2017 with pricing to be confirmed. No details for pricing right now.