Tamron 28-200mm f/2.8-5.6
Tamron 28-200mm f/2.8-5.6 Di III RXD from Tamron is a wide-to-super-tele zoom distinguished by its bright f/2.8 maximum aperture at the wide end of the zoom. Along with its sleek and portable design. Benefitting the optical design is an RXD stepping motor. Which enables quick, near-silent autofocus performance to suit stills and video. Along with full-time manual focus override and a minimum focusing distance of 7.5″. Suiting this lens’s use in harsh climates, it also sports a moisture-resistant construction. Along with a fluorine-coated front element to protect against fingerprints and smudging.
Bright f/2.8-5.6 maximum aperture range suits working in available lighting conditions. Especially when working at the wide-angle end of the expansive zoom range.
A series of specialized elements control a variety of aberrations in order to achieve high sharpness and clarity.
RXD (Rapid eXtra-silent stepping Drive) autofocus motor delivers impressively quiet, quick, and smooth focusing performance to suit both stills and video applications. This focusing system also offers a minimum focusing distance of just 7.5″ and a 1:3.1 maximum magnification for working with close-up subjects.
Full-time manual focus override is also possible, and it is compatible with Sony’s Direct Manual Focus function or fine-tuned manual control.
A moisture-resistant construction benefits this lens’ use in inclement conditions. And a fluorine coating has also been applied to the front lens element to protect against dust, dirt, and smearing.
Rounded seven-blade diaphragm contributes to a pleasing bokeh quality.
Zoom Lock switch keeps the lens in its retracted position when not in use.