One of three high-power zoom lens released by
Tamron in 2014 16-300mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD MACRO (Model B016)
October 23rd, 2014, Commack, New York – Tamron Co., Ltd., a leading manufacturer of precision optics, announced that it has produced a total of 5 million high-power zoom lenses1 for interchangeable-lens cameras as of September 30, 2014.
Since Tamron released the AF28-200mm F/3.8-5.6 Aspherical (Model 71D) in 1992, the company has continued to develop innovative high-power zoom lenses as the “pioneer of high-power zoom lenses.” Innovations include further expanding the focal range, realizing astounding lightweight and compact structure, supporting digital SLR cameras, incorporating VC (Vibration Compensation) mechanisms, and implementing the PZD (Piezo Drive) ultrasonic motor.
At present, Tamron has a wide lineup of high-power zoom lenses supporting various camera formats. In particular, during 2014, the company released the 16-300mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD MACRO (Model B016) for APS-C sized digital SLR cameras with a world-first2 18.8x zoom, the 28-300mm F/3.5-6.3 Di VC PZD (Model A010) supporting full-frame digital SLR cameras, and the 14-150mm F/3.5-5.8 Di III (Model C001) for Micro Four Thirds mirrorless interchangeable-lens cameras.
1 Tamron defines high-power zoom lenses as lenses with a 7x zoom orhigher.
2 Among interchangeable lenses for digital SLR cameras (as of October 23,2014, Source: Tamron)
“New Eyes for Industry” is Tamron’s slogan. This is consistent with the company’s position as a comprehensive manufacturer of a wide range of original optical products, from interchangeable lenses for SLR cameras to various optical devices for both the general consumer and OEM. Tamron makes optical products that contribute to a range of different industries and will continue to devote its rich creativity and leading-edge technical prowess to various industrial fields. Furthermore, Tamron well understands environmental responsibility and aspires to help preserve the natural environment in all business activities. Optical Product Line-up includes interchangeable lenses for SLR cameras, digital camera lenses, video camera lenses, lenses for automotive applications, CCTV lenses, lenses for long wavelength infrared cameras, ultra-precision optical components and more.
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