Tamron SP 90mm f/2.8 macro, 85mm f/1.8 Di VC USD lenses, TAP-01 announced

Tamron SP 85mm F:1.8 Di VC USD Model F016 lensTamron SP 90mm F:2.8 Di MACRO 1x1 VC USD model F017 lens
Tamron announced two full frame lenses for Nikon F mount and a new accessory TAP-01 for firmware updates and customized lens setups of selected Tamron lenses (similar to the Sigma USB dock):

Tamron SP 90mm f/2.8 Di MACRO 1:1 VC USD (model F017) lens

Tamron SP 90mm F:2.8 Di MACRO 1x1 VC USD model F017 lens views
Tamron SP 90mm F:2.8 Di MACRO 1x1 VC USD model F017 lens MTF chart

  • Shipping will start on February 25th, 2016
  • Price: $649
  • Sample photos
  • Press release
  • Specifications:
    • Nikon F Mount/FX Format
    • Aperture Range: f/2.8 to f/32
    • One LD and Two XLD Glass Elements
    • eBAND, BBAR, and Fluorine Coatings
    • USD AF Motor, Full-Time Manual Focus
    • VC Image Stabilization
    • 1:1 Max. Magnification, 11.8" Min. Focus
    • Rounded 9-Blade Diaphragm
    • Moisture-Resistant Construction
    • Compatible with TAP-in Console
MODEL F017
FOCAL LENGTH 90mm
MAXIMUM APERTURE F/2.8
ANGLE OF VIEW (DIAGONAL) 27°2' (for full-frame format)
17°37' (for APS-C format)
OPTICAL CONSTRUCTION 14 elements in 11 groups
MINIMUM OBJECT DISTANCE 11.8 in
MAXIMUM MAGNIFICATION RATIO 1:1
FILTER SIZE Ø 62mm
MAXIMUM DIAMETER Ø 79mm
LENGTH 4.5 in
WEIGHT 21.2 oz
APERTURE BLADES 9 (circular diaphragm)
MINIMUM APERTURE F/32
IMAGE STABILIZATION PERFORMANCE 3.5 stops (For Canon : EOS-5D Mark III used / For Nikon : D810 used)
STANDARD ACCESSORIES Lens hood, Lens caps
COMPATIBLE MOUNTS Canon, Nikon, Sony

Tamron SP 85mm f/1.8 Di VC USD (model F016) lens

Tamron SP 85mm F:1.8 Di VC USD Model F016 lens 2
Tamron SP 85mm F:1.8 Di VC USD Model F016 lens MTF chart

  • Shipping starts on March 24, 2016
  • Pricing is not yet announced (check for updates)
  • Sample photos
  • Press release
  • Specifications:
    • Nikon F Mount/FX Format
    • Aperture Range: f/1.8 to f/16
    • One LD Element and One XLD Element
    • eBAND and BBAR Coatings
    • Fluorine Coating on Front Element
    • USD AF Motor, Full-Time Manual Focus
    • VC Image Stabilization
    • Rounded 9-Blade Diaphragm
    • Moisture-Resistant Construction
    • Compatible with TAP-in Console
MODEL F016
FOCAL LENGTH 85mm
MAXIMUM APERTURE F/1.8
ANGLE OF VIEW (DIAGONAL) 28°33' (for full-frame format)
18°39' (for APS-C format)
OPTICAL CONSTRUCTION 13 elements in 9 groups
MINIMUM OBJECT DISTANCE 31.5 in
MAXIMUM MAGNIFICATION RATIO 1:7.2
FILTER SIZE Ø 67mm
MAXIMUM DIAMETER Ø 84.8mm
LENGTH 3.5 in
WEIGHT 23.3 oz
APERTURE BLADES 9 (circular diaphragm)
MINIMUM APERTURE F/16
IMAGE STABILIZATION PERFORMANCE 3.5 stops (For Canon : EOS-5D Mark III used / For Nikon : D810 used)
STANDARD ACCESSORIES Lens hood, Lens caps
COMPATIBLE MOUNTS Canon, Nikon, Sony

Tamron model TAP-01

Tamron TAP-in console TAP-01 lens accessory for firmware updates and customized lens setup

 

  • Tamron Model TAP-01 is a new lens accessory that enables firmware updating and customized setups for selected Tamron lenses.
  • Expected to start shipping in March
  • Pricing was not announced (check here for updates)
  • Press release
  • Specifications:
PRODUCT NAME Tamron TAP-in Console™ (Model TAP-01)
Interface (Computer side) USB 2.0
Interface (Lens side) Nikon, Canon, and Sony
Power Supply USB bus-powered
Power Source MAX. 500mA
Dimensions (W/D) φ72mm (H) 26mm  [(W/D) 2.8in (H) 1in]
Weight 70g/ 2.5oz (TAP-in Console™)
Operating Temperature 0°C - 40°C (32°F - 104°F)
Operating Humidity 85% or less
Standard Accessories USB cable, Cap
Dedicated Software Program TAMRON TAP-in Utility (free download from Tamron website)
Compatible Mounts For Canon, Nikon, and Sony (only selected lenses made by Tamron)

Screenshot of the new Tamron TAP-in utility software:

Screenshot of the new Tamron TAP-in utility software

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