Tamron 70-200mm F/2.8 Di VC USD SP for Canon
Telephoto Evolved. The Next Step.
Higher function for great photos
The apex of telephoto lenses in a compact package. “SP 70-200mm F/2.8 Di VC USD” with VC (Vibration Compensation) image stabilization delivers leading-edge image quality in a body that’s smallest(*2) in its class. Equipped with Tamron’s proprietary USD (Ultrasonic Silent Drive) motor, this lens boasts a speedy autofocus so that you can capture that one decisive moment. For sports, journalism, fashion, weddings, or even landscapes, the 70-200mm will exceed your expectations every time.
Technology and innovation all packed into one small place
The most compact*2 lens body in its class, and it’s equipped with Tamron’s USD (Ultrasonic Silent Drive) motor and VC (Vibration Compensation) image stabilization to reduce camera shake so you can achieve the previously unobtainable.
Delivering leading-edge image quality
With one special XLD (Extra Low Dispersion) glass(*3) and four LD (Low Dispersion) elements, this lens offers a new level of correction for chromatic aberrations. The new advanced optical design delivers higher performance with excellent contrast and resolution.
USD (Ultrasonic Silent Drive)
The quiet high-torque USD motor ensures a speedy and accurate autofocus response.
Add 4 stops for shake-free shooting: VC (Vibration Compensation)
This high-speed F/2.8 telephoto zoom lens is equipped with the VC mechanism that delivers sharp and vivid viewfinder images. Even in low-light situations, VC reduces camera shake to deliver sharp images.
Rounded diaphragm and high-speed deliver spectacular blur effects
Using a rounded diaphragm(*4), this lens achieves spectacular blur effects. By distinctively blurring backgrounds and foregrounds this high-speed lens creates images that bring your subject into focus, thus to life.
*2 For high-speed telephoto zoom lenses for full-size SLR camer as, equipped with VC image stabilization and USD. Current as of October 2012. (Source: Tamron)
*3 The XLD glass has much lower dispersion, similar to fluorite, than the conventional LD element
*4 This rounded diaphragm retains a nearly circular shape even when taken two stops down from its fully open state.
VC (Vibration Compensation) – The VC Image Stabilizer delivers sharp and shake-free images, as well as a smooth viewfinder image.
Super Performance –Tamron SP (Super Performance) series is a line of ultra-high-performance lenses designed and manufactured to the exacting specifications demanded by professionals and others who require the highest possible image quality.
Internal Focusing (IF) System – The extension length of the lens does not change during focussing and the close focussing distance is significantly reduced across the entire focusing range.
USD (Ultrasonic Silent Drive) – Tamron’s USD works with the high-frequency ultrasonic vibrations that are produced by a ring called a ‘stator’.
XLD (Extra Low Dispersion) Glass –A special glass with an extremely low colour dispersion index for the greatest level of sharpness and compensation of chromatic aberration.
LD (Low Dispersion) – Lens element for greater image sharpness and the correction of chromatic aberration.
Moisture Resistant –Moisture-resistant construction helps prevent moisture from penetrating the lens.
Full Time Manual Focus – Enables the user to manually focus without engaging the AF/MF switchover button, even when in auto-focus mode.