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TAMRON 18-270MM DI II VC PZD 15X ALL-IN-ONE ZOOM LENS WINS THE FIRST CAMERA GP 2011 LENS OF THE YEAR
Tamron's 60th Anniversary Model Is The World’s Smallest And Lightest 15x Zoom Lens For Digital SLR Cameras (APS-C Size)
May 19, 2011, Commack, NY — Optical equipment manufacturer Tamron Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Saitama City, Japan / President and CEO: Morio Ono) that is celebrating its 60th anniversary last year has won the first Camera GP 2011 Lens of The Year held by the Camera Journal Press Club (Japan). That award was won for Tamron’s 18-270mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD*2 (Model B008), the world’s smallest and lightest 15x zoom lens.
The following highly acclaimed aspects are the reasons for selection as Lens of the Year. The lens incorporates the new Piezo Drive (PZD) autofocus drive system . It has a more compact and light optical system, even while achieving high image quality. It is equipped with a vibration compensation (VC) image stabilization mechanism that is even more compact than before. And it is a lens symbolizing Tamron as a pioneer in all-in-one zoom lenses that is always striving for more.
Reason for Winning The Camera GP Award (excepts)
-- Equipped with Tamron’s first Piezo Drive (PZD) standing wave ultrasonic motor system with excellent quietness and quick focusing.
-- Improved optical performance by employing features such as high refractive index aspherical lenses and low dispersion glass that compensate well for various kinds of aberration.
-- Has a 13 group 16 element construction with two fewer lenses than previous models for compactness and lightness.
-- Equipped with the new vibration compensation (VC) image stabilization mechanism that achieves up to approximately four-stop compensation effect converted to shutter speed.
-- Made to commemorate the 60th anniversary of Tamron’s founding.
About The Camera GP Award
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