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Tamron SP 15-30MM F/2.8 Di VC USD Camera Lens
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Tamron SP 15-30MM F/2.8 Di VC USD Camera Lens (Canon) $1,781.00
Tamron SP 15-30MM F/2.8 Di VC USD Camera Lens (Nikon) $1,781.00

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Product Summary

  • F/2.8 Aperture
  • 15-30mm focal length
  • eXpanded Glass Molded Aspherical effectively controls aberrations and enhances sharpness
  • XGM lens element
  • eBAND and BBAR Coating
  • USD motor
  • Moisture-resistant construction
  • Ultra-wide-angle zoom
  • Compatibility: with APS-C and Full Frame Sensor DSLR Cameras
  • 24 Months Warranty with Maxwells International Australia

The SP 15-30MM F/2.8 Di VC USD is an ultra-wide-angle zoom camera lens that consists of eXpanded Glass Molded Aspherical elements that controls aberrations and enhances sharpness. Its F/2.8 Aperture is capable of focusing and imaging a clear picture via 15-30mm focal length. Its autofocus is driven by USD motor ensuring fast but quiet operation. The lens’ performance has unique standards with the optimized eBAND and BBAR Coating that gives very wide angles of view and the XGM lens element providing gorgeous image outcome. Moisture will be unable to penetrate the lens thanks to the Moisture-resistant construction. It is compatible with APS-C and Full Frame Sensor DSLR Cameras.

Product Features in Detail

Superb corner-to-corner image quality from an ultra-wide-angle zoom
Tamron aims for the highest standards with the SP (Super Performance) lens series. And the new 15-30mm F/2.8 full-frame ultra-wide-angle zoom is a worthy addition. This high-performance zoom lens equals the performance of fixed focal length lenses from 15mm to 30mm, an unprecedented achievement made possible by the development of its unique XGM (eXpanded Glass Molded Aspherical) lens element that effectively controls aberrations and enhances sharpness. In addition, the 15-30mm is the first zoom to combine such a wide range of coverage, a fast F/2.8 aperture, and to offer image stabilization, further proof of Tamron's commitment to innovation and excellence.

XGM lens element for exquisite images
A large diameter XGM (eXpanded Glass Molded Aspherical) lens element is placed in the first lens group of a system that also includes several LD (Low Dispersion) elements in its 18-element, 13-group optical design. This combination effectively controls distortion and chromatic aberrations that typically affect wide-angle lenses.

eBAND and BBAR Coating
Tamronʼs proprietary eBAND (Extended Bandwidth & Angular-Dependency) Coating suppresses tangential reflections, while a new generation of BBAR (Broad-Band Anti-Reflection) Coating has been optimized for ultra-wide angles of view. Together, they effectively correct ghosting and flare, yielding vivid images of extraordinary clarity.

Vibration Compensation enhances photo opportunities
Responding to the demand for a wide-angle lens suited for handheld shooting at slow shutter speeds, Tamron has created the world's first F/2 .8 ultra-wide-angle zoom lens with image stabilization. The result is a lens able to capture sharp images even when shooting handheld under low light conditions.

Soft-focus backgrounds at wide-angle settings
Thanks to its large F/2.8 aperture, this lens lets you soften the foreground or background to dramatically emphasize the subject. And with a minimum focusing distance of 0.28m over its entire focal-length range, it can capture wide-macro effects.

Fluorine coated front element
Since its large diameter and prominent convex profile prevents deployment of a protective filter, the front element of this lens has a fluorine coating that repels water and dirt, and makes it much easier to remove smudges as well.

Resistant to the elements
Moisture-resistant construction helps prevent moisture from penetrating the lens.

Ultrasonic Silent Drive for precise, and quiet autofocus
The quiet high-torque USD motor ensures autofocusing with precision. 

Included in the Box

     Tamron 14-150MM F/3.5-5.8 Di III for Micro Four Thirds Camera Lens
     Push-on front lens cap
     Rear lens cap
     24 months warranty with Maxwells International Australia

Warranty Information

     This Tamron 14-150MM F/3.5-5.8 Di III for Micro Four Thirds Camera Lens comes with 24 months warranty with Maxwells International Australia.
     Our products are sourced from authorised Australian suppliers and therefore come with genuine Australian warranty.
     Camera Warehouse does not participate in 'Grey Market' or 'Parallel Import' activities.


Tech Specs

Model A012
Lens Construction (Groups/Elements) 13/18
Angle of View 110°32' - 71°35' (for full frame format)
85°52' - 49°54' (for APS-C format)
Diaphragm Blade Number 9 (circular diaphragm)*
Minimum Aperture F/22
Minimum Focus Distance 11 in.(0.28m)
Macro Magnification Ratio 1:05
Filter Diameter N/A
Weight 1,100 g (38.8 oz)**
Length*** 5.7 in (145mm) for Canon**
5.6 in (142.5mm) for Nikon**
Standard Accessories Lens caps (push-on front, rear)
Hood Integrated flower-shaped hood
Mount Canon, Nikon, Sony A mount****
*This circular diaphragm stays almost perfectly circular up to two stops down from maximum aperture.
**Length & Weight are based on figures for the Canon-mount & the Nikon-mount lens. 
***Length is the distance from the front tip of the lens to the lens mount face.
****The Sony mount does not include the VC image stabilization functionality, as the body of the Sony digital SLR camera includes image stabilization functionality.



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