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

SpecificationsTamron 17-50mm f/2.8 XR Di II VC Lens
  Tamron 17-50mm f/2.8 XR Di II VC Lens
Year Introduced2009
Mounts OnAPS-C
Lenses / Groups19/14
Angle of View: Diagonal78°45'- 31°11'
Aperture Range - Wide / Long f/2.8-32
Number of Aperture Blades 7
Rounded Aperture?
Manufacturer Specification Weight 20.1 oz  (570g)
Actual Weight 20.1 oz  (570g)
Lens Hood Weight 0.5 oz  (15g)
In-Use Weight 20.7 oz  (585g)
Manufacturer Spec Size (DxL) 3.13 x 3.72”  (79.6 x 94.5mm)
Measured Size (DxL) 3.18 x 4.19”  (81 x 106.3mm)
Max Length at Full Extension 5.3”  (134.7mm)
Internal Zoom? / Extends with Zoom? N / Y
Zoom Extension Length 1.2”  (30.4mm)
Internal Focusing? / Extends with Focusing? Y / N
Lens Hood Size (DxL) 3.72 x 1.93”  (94.4 x 49.1mm)
Lens Length with Hood (Min-Max) 5.83 - 6.98”  (148.1 - 177.3mm)
Size of Rings: Focus / Zoom 0.69” / 1.41”  (17.5mm / 35.7mm)
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 Scale? / Type Y / Printed
Close Focus  
Specified Min Focus Distance 11.42”  (290mm)
Tested Min Focus Distance (Wide / Long) 11.42” / 10.94”  (290mm / 278mm)
Maximum Magnification (MM) 0.21x
Magnification Range with 12mm Ext Tube
Magnification Range with 25mm Ext Tube
Zoom Ring Rotation 77°
Tripod Ring Included? / Removable? N
Lens Hood Included / Model? Y /
Weather Sealed? / Filter Required? N
Image Stabilization? / Stops? / Tripod Sensing? Y / 4 /
Extender Compatible? N
Case Included? / Type? /
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