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Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 Di VC USD G2 Lens Canon EF

Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 Di VC USD G2 Lens Canon EF

Product Code: 9242008C

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Designed with pro optics and advanced technologies, the Mk II Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 Di VC USD G2 in Canon EF-mount is a stabilised, high quality workhorse lens with a versatile zoom range.

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Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 Di VC USD G2 Lens - Canon Fit Summary

  • 24-70mm f/2.8 lens suitable for Full-Frame Canon DSLRs
  • Versatile Canon EF-mount lens for wide-angle to short telephoto focal range
  • Dual Micro-Processing Unit for fast and precise Autofocus
  • eBand coating to minimise flare and ghosting
  • 17 lens elements in 12 groups
  • 9 circular diaphragm aperture blades
  • Filter thread: 82mm
  • Compatible with the Tamron Tap-In console for VC and AF adjustments, as well as firmware updates for the lens

Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 Di VC USD G2 Canon Fit Lens in Detail

Sophisticated design delivers superb performance and ultra-high image quality 

The use of specialised, high quality glass materials assures accurate color reproduction and superior sharpness, perfect for today's high-pixel-density camera s.

Optical construction (17 elements in 12 groups) uses 2 XR (Extra Refractive Index) elements, 3 LD (Low Dispersion) elements, 3 GM (Glass-Molded aspherical) and one hybrid aspherical lens element. Together they minimize axial chromatic aberrations, transverse chromatic aberrations, spherical aberrations and distortion, and allow a compact design that achieves superior image quality.

eBAND Coating provides superior anti-reflection properties, and reduces flare and ghosting

The new 24-70mm Lens features Tamron's original eBAND (Extended Bandwidth & Angular-Dependency) Coating, a technology combining a nano-structured layer that has an extremely low refractive index with conventional multiple-layer coatings to provide superior anti-reflection performance. The eBAND Coating substantially curbs the ghosting and flare that can occur when photographing backlit subjects.

New dual MPU (Micro-Processing Unit) control system provides faster and more precise autofocus and improved Vibration Compensation

The innovative control system uses a dual MPU design with enhanced computing capacity. The MPUs have powerful, built-in DSP (Digital Signal Processor) blocks that achieve quicker and more precise AF performance, and more consistently powerful Vibration Compensation. The features combine to provide outstanding performance at night and in low light.
 
Dedicated VC processor delivers highest VC ability in class (CIPA level of 5 stops)

This lens is equipped with Tamron's proprietary VC (Vibration Compensation) system. Adding an MPU dedicated to VC processing unleashes a new-generation algorithm, ensuring the highest vibration compensation ability in the class (CIPA level of 5 stops). Even in low light or with slow shutter speeds, photographers can enjoy shake-free handheld shooting with ease and comfort.

Fluorine Coating and Moisture-Resistant Construction

The Fluorine coating applied on the front element surface is water and oil repellant and allows safe and easy removal of fingerprints, dirt and smudges. The coating also provides an enhanced level of durability, and will sustain its effectiveness for years. In addition, seals are located at the lens mount area and other critical locations to prevent infiltration of moisture and/or rain drops to provide moisture-resistant construction. This feature provides an additional layer of protection when shooting outdoors under adverse weather conditions. 

Lens hood equipped with new, convenient locking mechanism 

The flower-shaped lens hood locks into place to prevent misalignment which might possibly cause vignetting.

Compatible with TAMRON TAP-in Console, an optional accessory

The Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 Di VC USD G2 Lens is compatible with the optional TAMRON TAP-in Console, an optional accessory product that provides a USB connection to a personal computer, enabling users to easily update a lens's firmware as well as customize features including fine adjustments to the AF and VC.

Based on the rigorous quality standards worthy of the SP series

For the SP series products in particular, Tamron lenses are subject to stringent design and quality standards.

These standards apply to the optical design, mechanical design and the exterior design, as well as to such wide-ranging areas as the product's robustness and improvements in various individual functions. Tamron thoroughly reviews of all its design and manufacturing processes to offer products with ever-higher precision and quality levels.

For this model, reviewing the management method for the MTF (Modulation Transfer Function) tester has helped achieve more consistently superb optical performance. The mechanical parts were improved and a new exterior design has been adopted. To ensure maximum optical performance, Tamron has enhanced the accuracy of component parts comprising each lens element unit and increased the precision of the overall zooming mechanism.

Offers: N/A
Offer Category: Camera Lenses
Offer Product Type: Canon Lenses EF mount
Autofocus: Yes
Aperture ring: N/A
Constant Aperture: Yes
Lens CIPA Image stabilization rating: N/A
Colour: N/A
Diameter (mm): 88
Length (mm): 111
Weight (g): 905
Distance scale: Yes
DoF scale: N/A
Elements: 17
Environmental Sealing: N/A
Focus distance limiter: N/A
Focal length: 24 - 70 mm
Focus method: N/A
Filter Thread: N/A
Full time manual: Yes
Groups: 12
Hood supplied: Yes
Lens Image stabilization: Yes
Lens mount: N/A
Lens Materials: N/A
Maximum focal length: 70
Maximum magnification: 0.2
Maximum aperture (number): 2.8
Maximum aperture (text): N/A
Max Format size: N/A
Minimum focal length: 24
Lens Minimum focus distance (m): 0.38
Minimum aperture (number): 22
Minimum aperture (text): N/A
Motor type: N/A
Number of diaphragm blades: 9
Power zoom: N/A
Special elements / coatings: 2 XR, 3 LD, 3 GM aspherical, 1 aspherical elements + eBAND and fluorine coatings
Tripod collar: N/A
Lens type: N/A
Zoom lock: Yes
Zoom method: N/A
Notes: N/A

Our Verdict

The Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 Di VC USD G2 lens is a high quality lens from Tamron with their SP moniker guaranteeing that this follows the build and optical quality expected from this range.

By including a variation of technologies to ensure that the numerous optical elements they ensure that you will not experience detrimental effects from reflective environments, reducing both glare and ghosting.

A focal range of 24-70mm offers users a flexible focal range through the wide-angle 24mm up to the short-telephoto range of 70mm meaning you can use it in a real variation of shooting environments. Landscapes can be captured at the lower end of the focal range, going through a host of other focal lengths that are suitable for street photography and portraiture. 

With full-frame camera s in mind, this is ideal for those that wield a full-frame DSLR and are looking for a versatile zoom lens.

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  • Excellent – The equipment should be close to being ‘Like New’ but there may be some small cosmetic blemishes that lower its grade. The product has been fully tested and is in perfect excellent order.
    • Cameras – Should have no marks on the LCD screen
    • Lenses – Should have no marks on the elements or dust within the lens
  • Very Good – The equipment may have some slight cosmetic wear to the paintwork and cosmetic blemishes  with only light signs of use and the product has been fully tested and is in great working order.
    • Cameras – The LCD screen may have small signs of wear that does not affect its display
    • Lenses – The mount of the lens will start to show signs of wear
  • Good – The equipment is showing more obvious signs of cosmetic wear and blemishes, but the product has been fully tested and is in great working order.
    • Cameras – LCD screen may have scratches or wear that is starting to affect the display.
    • Lenses – May have slight dust inside that does not affect images. The mount shows signs of use.
  • Well Used – The equipment will show significant signs of wear. The paintwork will be coming away in large areas exposing the metal work, but the product has been fully tested and is in great working order.
    • Cameras – LCD screen is heavily worn either by de-lamination or has scratches to it. Rubber grips are starting to come away from the body.
    • Lenses – The lens has dust inside that may affect images. The rubber zoom/focus ring is coming away from the barrel of the lens.

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