Tamron 17-50mm f/2.8 XR Di II VC Lens Specifications and Measurements

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Specifications Tamron 17-50mm f/2.8 XR Di II VC Lens
Focal Length Range 17-50mm
APS-C Sensor DSLRs Only? Y
Lenses / Groups 19/14
Angle of View: Diagonal 78°45'- 31°11'
Angle of View: Horizontal
Angle of View: Vertical
Aperture Range - Wide / Long f/2.8-32
Number of Aperture Blades 7
Rounded Aperture?
Manufacturer Specification Weight 20.1 oz
Actual Weight 20.1 oz
Lens Hood Weight 0.5 oz
In-Use Weight 20.7 oz
Manufacturer Spec Size (DxL) 3.13 x 3.72”
Measured Size (DxL) 3.18 x 4.19”
Max Length at Full Extension 5.3”
Internal Zoom? / Extends with Zoom? N / Y
Zoom Extension Length 1.2”
Internal Focusing? / Extends with Focusing? Y / N
Lens Hood Size (DxL) 3.72 x 1.93”
Lens Length with Hood (Min / Max) 5.83 / 6.98”
Size of Rings - Zoom / Focus 1.41” / 0.69”
Filter Size 72mm  UV ► CP ►
Front Element (Filter Mount) Rotates N
AF Motor Type
Full Time Manual Focus N
Focus Ring Rotation 52°
Focus Limiter? / Focus Limiter Ranges N
Distance Info Provided to Camera?
Distance Scale? / Type Y / Printed
Close Focus  
Specified Min Focus Distance 11.4”
Tested Min Focus Distance (Wide / Long) 11.42” / 10.94”
Maximum Magnification (MM) 0.21x
MM with 12mm Extension Tube
MM with 25mm Extension Tube
Zoom Ring Rotation 77°
Tripod Ring Included? / Removable? N
Zoom Ring Lock Switch?
Lens Hood Included / Model? Y /
Weather Sealed? / Filter Required? N
Image Stabilization? / Stops? / Tripod Sensing? Y / 4 /
Extender Compatible? N
Case Included? / Type? /
47.25" x 31.5" Subject Framing Distance On APS-C DSLR:
Year Introduced 2009
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