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I 3S0mmF/S.6
SOOmmF/8
06~ CF TELE MACRO
CATADIOPTRIC LENS
I OWNER'S MANUAL

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I 1111' AOAPTALL-2 MOUNT SYSTEM
Welcome . . . .. to the ever·
expanding world of Tamron

Thank you for selecting the


Tamron SP catadioptric lens. Be-
fore using your new Tamron lens,
take a few minu tes and carefully
read this in struction manual. This
way, you will beco me fully ac-
quainted with the features and
proper method of operating your
lens in the norm a l and macro
modes. This will enab le you to
obtain the best possible resutls.
With prop e r handlin g and care,
your Tamron le ns will provide you
with ma ny years of e njoy able and
trouble-free operation.
1. DESCRIPTION OF PARTSAND SPECIFICATIONS
Model 068
Focal Length. 350mm
Aperture : F/5.6
Const ruc ti on: 7 elements in 4 groups
Angle of Vi ew: 7°30'
Focusing ring Coating: BBAR mult i-layer coat ing
Lens Accessory Size : 30.5mm rear, sc rew- in (82mm front)
M inim um Focus from
Macro magnification Film Plane: 1. 1m (4 3.3 in ,)
scale (w/2X tele- Maximum Magnification
( Iw/2X tel e-converte r: 1 : 2.5 11 : 1.251
converterl F ocusing Ring Rotation :
Length (at infi ni ty) ' 74.5mm (2 .9 in.l
Macro magnification 86mm ( 3. 4in . )
Diameter:
scale Weigh t: 535g I1 8,90z. 1
Distance scale---..... Lens Hood Detachab le, screw·in
Filter: A rear normal f ilter is supp l ied with y our lens
Optional Accessories : Rear filter set available consist ing o f ND4X,
Y 52, 056, and ABO . ND2X and 81 B also
Distance scale index ava il able separate ly.
F lat-field 2X tele-converter, tele-view adapto r ,
82mm "Normal" filter .
Mount index for all
Nikon cameras, Nikkomat
FT3 and other cameras

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Focal Length : 500mm
Aperture: FIB
Construction: 7 elements in 4 groups
Angle of View : SO
Coating : BBAR multi ·layer coating
Focusing ring
Lens Accessory Size: 30.5mm rear, sc rew-in !82mm fron tl
Minimum Focus from
Macro magnification Film Plane : 1.7 m (66 .9 in)
scale (w/2X tele- Maximum Magn ification
( )w12X tele-converter : 1 : 3 ( 1 : 1.5)
convE!rter) Focusing Ring Rotati on.
Length (at infinity); 87 mm 134 In)
Macro magnification
Diameter : 84 rnm (33 In)
scale Weight: 576 9 (20.2 ounce)
Distance scale - - -.... Lens Hood Detachable, screw -in
Filter : A rear normal filler is supplied wit h your tens.
Optional Accessories : Rear filter set available consisting of ND4X,
Tripod mounting YS2. 056, and R60. ND2X and 818 also
available separately,
ring fastening screw Flat · field 2X tele-converter, tele-view adap tor,
82mm "Normal " filter .
Distance scale index
Mounting index (in red) for
Nikkomat FT, FTN, EL
and FLW
Mount index for all Nikon cameras,
Nikkomat FT3 and other cameras
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2. PRINCIPAL FEATURES

(1) Continuous Focusing - CF 121 Tolo·Macro Capability restricted, d istance wise, such as insects.
Continuous focusing from infinity t o the Y our new mirror lens features a "tele- timid animals, accessories in a show win-
minimum objec t distance of 1.1 meters macro" capab ility which permits photo - dow, birds in a cage, etc. in mac ro mode
Ifor 350mm F5.61 o r 1.7 m eters Ifor graph ing an object in m acro mode as without c losely approach ing the obj ect.
500mm FS) is permitted. The m ax im um close as 1. 1 m eters Ifor 350mm F5.6 1 o r
macro magnification ratio at t he mini· 1.7 meters Ifor 500mm FB I.
mum object distance of 1. 1 meters is The lens has opened up new horizo ns for
1 :2.5 (f or 350mm F5.61 or 1:3 (f or macro photography which have been
500mm F8 at the m in imum object almost impossible in the past; you can
distance of 1.7 meters). photograph objects which were normally
(3) Constant F ·Number (f or 350mm F5.6) or 1.7 meters, (for ceeds t he requirements conta ined in the
A convent ional fixed focal length lens 500mm FB), high-speed macro photo- MIL standard by more than th ree times
requires troub lesome F/stop calcu lations graphy utilizing an auto f lash is possibl e. thanks to Tamron's ori ginal coat ing
depending on the object distance. t echnique employing a combination of
Tamron's innovative focusing system (4) Silver-Evaporated Reflex Mirrors a single layer of metallic coating and two
allows you to maintain a constant light In order to increase fight transmission layers of high molecu lar fi lm s.
transmission while focusing so that the eff ic iency, your new Tamron mirror lens
F-number does not change at any focus incorporates specia l silver-evaporated re- (5) Unique and Convenient Outer
settings from infinity to close up flex mirrors rathe r than the conventional Design
(macro ), Therefore, you can obta in mirrors whose su rfaces are coated with In designing the outer appearance of the
optimum exposure time without any alumi num. With two reflex mirrors, the lens, emphasis was put on the maximum
correction even in auto flash photo- total reflection percentage within a lens handling convenience by concentrating
graphy. which so far, required obta ining havin.Q aluminum -coated mirrors be- all the necessary in formation in one
a corrected va lue by means of guide comes 60% or less. However, Tamron h as place where it can be easily read. Most of
numbers. In add ition, w ith the te le- succeeded in obtaining a reflection per- Tamron lenses, including your new lens,
macro capab ility of the T amron mirror ce ntage as high as 80% or more with the are marked with the maximum macro
lens permitting the use of an auto flash sil ver-evaporated reflex mirrors. Th e magn ification scale to be applied when
at the m ini mum distance of 1.1 meters specia l sil ve r evaporat ion which is ap- Tamron's SP 2X tele-converter is used .
plied to the reflex mirrors is extremely
durable. The degree of durability ex·

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PRINCIPAL FEATURES

(61 Expanded Vistas of Photography a. The combination of the tel e- 171 Adaptall Custom Mount System
By Employing An SP 2X High- converter and the lens permits ex- Via Tamron's exc lusive Adapta!! custom
Performance T.'.~onvert8r panding the range of the macro mag- mount system, your new lens can be
Tamron's SP 2X tere -converter is a high- nification ratio from 1 :2.5 to 1: 1.25 used with virtually any popula r single
performance converter in the Adaptall Ifor 350mm F5.61 or 1.3 to 1: 1.5 lens reflex camera .
system. It was specially developed for Ifor 500mm FBI which is almost life-
exclusive use with the telephoto and size .
zoom lenses in the SP and Adaptall-2 b . The tere-converter and lens combine
series. The combina tion of the tere- to make a very compact 700mm (for
converter and your Tamron mirror lens 350mml or 1000mm 1500mm l ul tra
greatly expands the conventional range telephoto that is convenient to carry
of photography as follows : around .

SP 2X
Tele-converter

SP 500 mm Ad aptall
(Model 556 ) mount
Camera Mount Lens
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3. INSTALLING AN[) REMOVING THE TAM RON ADAPTALL
CUSTOM MOUNT
mounts for Canon FD. Minolla and
Nikon is the same as described in
Steps 1 and 2. however, the custom
mount for Canon FD, Minolla and
Nikon have two coupl ing levers
9 . Therefore. when the mount is
installed, engage the two coupli"ng
levers in the corresponding slot~
i. Align the green dot on the custom 2. Move the meter coupl ing lever • on both sides of the lens.
mount with the matching green dot 9" provided on the custom mount Note 1. When Fitting The Custom
on the lens barrel and turn the mount so th at it engages in the slot provided Mount For Nikon with 500mm Mirror
c lockwise until the mount is locked o n the lens and now the aperture of Lens.
(clicks ) into th e proper position . the lens w ill coup le to the exposu re A I With A ll N i kon Cameras and The
con tro l mechanism of your camera. Nikkormat FT3 :
The method of installing custom For use with Nikon came ras and the
Nikkormat FT3 l and also all other
brand SLRs) the rear ring of the
SP500mm is set during manufacture
with the two green dots aligned
together. Therefore with the above
cameras be sure to use the lens in
this position. With AI syst em cam eras
push th e exposu re meter coupling
lever on the camera upwards t o pre-
vent the lens from cross-coupli ng t o
the meter. This all ows the lens to be
used in the stop-down metering mode
in the same manner as a Nikon lens.
(Pi cture © on next page.)
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INSTALLING AND REMOVING THE TAM RON ADAPTALL
CUSTOM MOUNT
BI With Nikkormat FT , FTN, EL and Al With Nikon Photomic and Nikon 4. Removing the Cu stom Mount:
E LW : . Ph otomic S: An L -shaped mount release lever is
As explained on the label affixed on Slacken the red screw on the rear ring provided direct ly oppos i te the aper-
the rear cap of the lens, slacken th e with the screwdriver supplied and use ture indicator window which, when
red screw on the rear ring wi th the the lens at this position. depressed.releases the mount. There-
sc rewdriver supplied, and turn the B ) For al l other Nikon and Nikkormat fore, whi le keeping the L -shaped
ring clockwise all the- way until it cameras, use th e lens as it is. (N o mount release lever depressed, turn
stops. Th en retighten the screw. Th is ad ju stnient is necessary) the custom mount counterc loc kwi se
allows the lens to be used in the stop- until it stops and then li ft the mount
down metering mode in th e same 3. Y ou r Tamron lens which is now off th e lens.
manner as a N ikon lens. (P icture@ ) fitted with an Adaptall custom
Note 2 . When Fitting Th e Custom mount can be secured to your came ra
M ount For Nikon w ith 350mm Mirror in th e sam e manner as the came ra
Lens: manufacturer's lenses.

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4. OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS

ciency in hand-held photography w ith a


(1) Correct Method of Handling long telephoto lens, shutter speeds (2) Focusing
slower than 1/500 second may also be
a Long Telephoto Lens and used. I. While lookin g through your c&mera 's
viewf inder, tu rn the focus ing r ing until
Using It with a Tripod. you see a sharp image. If your camera
accepts different focus ing screens, then
it is advisable to use a matte-fresnel
Compared with t elephoto lenses normal- sc reen. This type of scree n is normally
ly used (i .e. 135 to 300mm ). the angle of recommended for ultra-telephoto lenses
view of your lens is considerably nar- and it wi ll make focusing easier.
rower, which can possibly cause " camera Note : Since your mirror lens is an ultra·
shake" problem s when the shutter is telephoto lens, th e position of the dis·
re leased. The refore, taking tids into can· tan ce sca le index and infinity mark are
sideration, follow the recommendations
as desc ribed be low when you use the
lens.
a. Hand·Hold Photography
H o ld th e focus ing ring of th e lens with
your left hand. Draw the came ra near
and hold it firmly against your face w ith
left hand . I f y ou wear glasses, fix the
viewfinder frame securely against the b. With Tripod :
glasses. The slowest shutter speed which I t is recommended t o u se heavy duty
permits hand·held shots is normally can· tripod when using a long telephoto lens.
sidered to be 1/focal length of the lens. A lso use cab le release for shutter releas-
Therefore, wi t h your lens. it is recom- ing.
mended that you use ·a shutter speed of
1/500 second or faste r , h owever, de-
pending upon the extent of your prof i·
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OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS

moved slightly to the positive side. (In b . Focusing I n M acro Mode


case of SP 350mm lens, this position is The depth -of-f ield becomes extreme ly (3) Macro Operation
marked with L -shaped mark on the dis- shallow when you use an ultra-telephoto
tance scale). lens in the macro mode. Y ou should first The Tamron mirror lens has a new fea-
practice focusing prior to photographing ture which permits continuous focusing
any subjects and you may also want to from infinity to macro and no additional
take a test roll of film. If your camera special operation is required for macro
accepts interchangeable screens you use. On the focusing ring, the macro
should use a cross-screen and in addition, magnification ratios are shown in orange.
a viewing magnifier would greatly assist In addition, the magnification ratios for
you. use with the SP 2X tele-converter {which
doubles the focal length of the lensl are
engraved in yellow. Simply set the lens
at the d esired macro magnification scale
and then focus the lens.
tI C OU. 1:t
1: 1

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M 1.7
SP
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5° BBAR
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Note for custom mounts which have an
aperture scale (4) Lens Hood
(Noto for 500mm Ions'
Some custom mounts such as Nikon AI A lens hood is supplied w ith the Tam ron
and Minolta MD have an aperture scale lens, The lens hood prevents unnecessary
which is visible in cameras which have light f rom stri king the lens and caus if4g
this fac il ity. When fitting the custom unwanted glare. The lens hood suppl ied
mou n t simply al ign the green dot on the is detachable, screw-in type hood em ·
mou n t w ith the matching green dot on p loying a very conven ien t system,
the lens barrel as described in the a. T o attach the hood, rotate it i n the
owner's manual. Please note that as the clockwise direction onto the thread
SP 500mm lens has a f ixed aperture of provided on t he front end of t he lens.
F/8 th is value is transmitted to t he b. When t he lens is not in use, detach
camera irrespective of the fact that the the hood f rom the lens, reverse it and
aperture display on the mount shows pu t it on the lens barrel.
F/4. Similarly. when the 01 F flat fie ld
2X teleconverter is used the effective
aperture value of F/16 is transmitted to
the camera although the aperture display
on the mount again shows F/4, and FIB
is indicated on the body of the te lecon·
verter itself. As ment ioned the above has
no effect in ac t ual picture tak ing as the
co rrect exposure value is always trans·
mitted to the camera.

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OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS

(5) Installing Filters (6) Mountinq and Removing


The Tripod Ring
Your mirror lens accepts 30.5mm rear the quality of your pictures and possibly
screw-in filters. Since the focusing damage the filter coating.
system of the lens is precisely adjusted (1) For 500mm lan,
with a filter fitted, you must use a filter The tripod ring can be mounted or re o
at all times to obtain the optimum per· moved as shown in photo (,A ) by tighten ·
formance. For this reason, a normal Ing or loosening the two tripod ring
(general purpose) filter is fitted to your mounting screws. In addition, by loosen-
lens at the factory. A set consisting of ing the tripod fastening screw provided
ND4X. Y52. 056 and R60 filters is on one side of the ring, you can se lect
available as an optional extra. ND2X and 0
any posi t ion within 360 , thus com·
81 B filters are also available separately. manding free camera movement, ~hori·
I n order to remove a fil ter it should be zontally or vertical ly. When you are
unscrewed by turning it anticlockwise. mounting your camera and lens on a
To fit another filter simply screw it on tripod, you shou ld always use the tr ipod
clockwise making sure it is not over- mounting ring and not the t r ipod socket
tightened as otherwise it may be dif- on your camera because the tr ipod ring
fieu I t to remove. When you wish to will provide you with maximum stabil i ty
replace filters. it is easier if the custom and convenience.
mount is removed from the lens. I t is Note : The tripod mounting r ing should
best to use filters which have been be fitted with the fastening screw near
precision engineered for ultra tele photo to the back of the lens as otherwise the
lenses and hence th is is the reason the ring may fou l th~ camera body.
above mentioned filters are available. When mounting the lens on a tripod. do
You should always hold the filter by not tighten the fastening screw of the
its rim and not by the glass surface tripod's universal head excessively-as
because finger prints, etc. can damage otherwise the fastening screw may come
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into contact with the focusing ring of (2) For 350mm Ions
the lens (see Fig. 1). (I fit touches the The tripod mounting base is built-in on
lens. the focusing ring will become the SP 350mm lens. The base can be
inoperable.) rotated in 90 degrees :push the L-shaped
lever at the rear end of the lens barrel
and turn the lens until the lever clicks.

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5. SPECIFICATIONS OF TAM RON LENSES

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Specifications
5'B O'B 02B 52B 03B 04B 54B 06B I 55B

Focal Length 17rnrn 24mm 28mm gOmm 135mm 200mm 300mm 350mm 500mm

Aperture F/35 F/2 5 F/2.S F/2.S F/2.S F/3.5 F/56 F/56 FIB
Angle of View (degrees) '04 B4 75 27 18 12" 73
Len, Construction
(Groups/Elements)
10/12 9/10 m BIB 4/4 515 siB 4/7 4/7

Coating BBAR multiple layer cooting

Minimum Focul from Film 0.25 (9.8) 0.2519.8) 0.2519.8) 0.39115.3) 1.1 (43.3)
Plane m lin.! 1.2 (47.2) 1.7 166.91 1.4 155.11 1.7 (66.9)

Maxi mum Magnification Ratio 12 1.5.9 13.3 125 13


Aperture Range 3.5 22AE 2.5--22AE 2.5 32 AE 2.5 32AE 2.5-32 AE 3.5 32 AE 5632AE
FilterSiu 55mm 49mm 49mm 58mm 58mm 58mrn 3O.5mm 30.5mm
Length mm lin.) 43 (1.7) 38 ( 1. 5) 33 (1.3) 66 (2.6) 79.5 13. 11 108/4.3 ) 163.516.4) 74.512.9) 87 (3.4)
Diemeter mm (in.) 7012.8) 64.5 12.5) 64.512.5 ) 64.512.51 64.5 (2.51 68.5 (2.7) 64.5 (2.5) 86 (3.4) 84 13.3)
Weight gram (01: .) 270 (95) 230 (B.1) IBO 16.3) 420 (14.BI 410114.5) 540 (19.0) 610 (21.51 577 (20A) 575 (20.3)
Push·on type Screw·in type Screw in type Screw·in type Built·in tYpe, Builtin type, Built in type. Screw In type. Screw·in. IVpe
Len5 Hood
(optional ex Ira) (oPtional extra) (optional extra) (optional extra) retractable retractable retractable delachllble detacheble

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'3A 07A 09A O'A 20A 52A 103A 104A 05A 06A OlF

2X the focal length


24-48mm 28-50mm 35-70mm 35_BOmr'n 70 lbOmm 70-210mm aO_21Qmm 7S-2S0rnm 7Q-350mm 200 -500mm 01 original lens

F/3.5-38 FJ3,S-4.5 Ff35-45 F/2.8-3.8 F/35 F/35-4 F/38-tl F/3.B-45 F/45 F{69

84-48,5 75-47 64-34 64-30 34-16 34-11 30-113 32-10 34-7 12 -5

9/lD 9/9 7/7 B/9 10/13 15/16 10113 10/13 13/15 8114 5/6

BBAR and
BBAR multiple laver coating green multiple BBAR multiple laver coating
layercoalmg

0.6 (23.6) 0.25 (9.8) 0.25 (9.B) 0.27 (1061 0.7127.5) 0.75 [29.5) 0.9 (35.4) 1.2 (47.2) 2.5 (98,4) 3.0 (118)

1:4 "2.B 12.5 1:3 12 1 28 13.4


3.5/3.8-32 AE 3.5/4-.5-32 AE 3.514,:..0-32 AE 2.8/3.8-32AE 3.5--32 AE 3.5/4-32 AE 3.8/4 -32 AE 3.8/4,5-32 AE 45-32 AE 6.9-32
77mm[on hood 58mm 58mm 62mm 49mm 58mm 58mm 62mm 82mm 82mm
6112.4) 46.2 [1.8) 56.512.21 72 12.81 9913.91 16516.51 142 15.61 176.517.01 274110.81 370114.61 42.5 11.71
64.512.51 64.712.51 64.5 (2 .51 64.512.51 64,512_51 64.5 12 .51 65 (2.51 7112.81 90 13.51 9013.51 64_512.51
346112.21 297110.51 322111.41 386113.61 459116.21 750 (26.5! 634(22.'11 856130.21 2170176.51 2770(97.7) 250 (8.8)
Bayonet type Push-on type PUSh -on type PUSh-on type BUilt in type. Built·in type. Built·in type. Builtin type. Built in type.
Screw·in type retractab:e retractable retractable
[optional extra) (optional extra) (optional eXlfa) (op t ionol f'x \rll) retractable re t ractable

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5. SPECIFICATIONS OF TAM RON LENSES i
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Spec:Hieations
5 1. 018 028 .2. 038 ... "8 068 568 llA 07A 09A 01A 2QA 52A lOlA 104A OSA 06A 01F

FOall LenGth 17mrfl 24mm 28mm 90mm 135mm 200mm 300mm 350mm 500mm 24-48mm 28-SOmm 35-7Omm 35-80mm 70- 15Omm 70-210mm BO_210mm 75-250mm 2X lhe locallefl91h
70-350mm lOO-500mm
of original lens
A~rtur. F/3.5 F/2.S F/2.S F/ 2.S F/ 2.S F/3.5 F/S.6 F/5 .6 FIB F/3.5 3.B .F/3.5 4 .5 F/3.5 4.5 F/2.B 3.B F/3.5 F/3.5 4 F/3.B 4 F/3.8 4 .5 F/4 .5 F/69
Ana" of View (degr_ J 104 B4 75 27 lB 12· 7.3 B4 48.5 75 _ 47 64-34 64-30 34 l B 34 11 30- 11.3 32 10 34 7 12 5
Lens Construction 4/7 4/7 9/lD 9/9 7/7 B/9 10/13 15/16
(Groups/E t."..,... , 10/12 9110 7/7 B/B 4/4 5/5 5/B 10/13 10/13 13/ 15 8114 5/B
BBAR and
Co.ling BBAR multip le layer coati ng BBAR mul t iple laver coating green multiple BBAR mulliple laver coa ling
layer coaling

Minimum Focu. fro m Film 0.2519.8) 0 .25 (9.8) 0 .39 (15.3 ) 1.2 (47.21 1.4155. 11 0.6 (23.6 ) 0.2519.8) 0.25 19.8 ) 0 .27 110.6 1 0.7127.5 ) 0.75129.5)
Pt.". m tinJ 0.2519.81 1.7 166.91 1. 1 (43.3 1 1.7 (66.9 ) 0.9135.4) 1. 2147.2) 2.5198.4 ) 3.0 (118)

Muimum Mlignific8lion Relic» 1:2 1:5.9 1:3 .3 1:2.5 1:3 1:4 1:2.8 1:2.5 1:3 1:2 1.2.8 1:3.4
AperturllRe,... 3 .5 22AE 2.5--22AE 5 .6-32 AE 3 .5/3.8 32 AE 3.5/4'. 5-32 AE 3 .5/4 .:... 32AE 2.8/3.8 32AE 3.5-32 AE 3.5/4 32 AE 3.8/4 -32 AE 3_8/4 .5_32 AE
2.5 32AE 2.5 32AE 2.5--32 AE 3.5 32 AE 4.5 32 AE 6.9-32
Filt.,Sir_ 55mm 49mm 49mm 58mm 58mm 58mm 3O.5mm 30.5mm 77mmlon hood 58mm 58mm 62mm 49mm 58mm 58mm 62mm B2mm B2mm
6 1 [2.4) 46.21 1.81 56.512.2) 72 12.8 ) 99 13.9) 165 (6.5) 142 15.6 )
L_ngth mm lin.l 43 11.71 38 (1.5) 33 11.3) 66 (2.6 ) 79.5 13. 11 10814.;n 163.5 16.4 1 74.5 12.9) 8 7 (3 .41 176.5 (7.OJ 274 (10.8) 370 (14.6) 42.5 (1.7)
64.5 (2.5) 64.7 12.51 64.5 12.5 1 64 .5 12.5) 64.512.51
Dtem.tw mm lin.) 70 12.B) 64.5 12.5) 64.5 (2.5 ) 6 4 .5 (2.51 64 .5 12.51 68.512 .71 64.5 (2.5) 8613.4) 84 13.3) 64.5 12.51 65 12.51 71 12.8 1 9013.5) 9013.5) 64.5 (2.5)
W_ighlgrem(or .1 27019.5) 230 18. 1) 180 (6.3) 346 112.21 297110.51 322111.41 3861 13.61 4591 16.2 1 750 (26.51 634122.4)
4201 14.81 4 1011 4.51 540 GI9.0) 6 10 (21.5) 577 (20A ) 5 75 /20.3 1 856130.21 2170176,5) 2770197.71 250 (8.81
Screw·in type. Screw·in. type Bayonet type Push·on type Push·on type Push·on Type Buil t·in type. Built-in type. BuilT·in TYpe,
Push·on type Screw·in type Screw·in type Screw·in Iype Buil t·in type. Built·in type. Built·in ty pe. Built·in Type. BuilT·in Iype.
Lens Hood (optional extra) (optional extra) loptio nal eK tral (optional extra) retractable d etachllble detachable (optional ex tra) (optional e)(lra) (optional extra) (optional ex tr a ) re tr actable retractable S:rew·in type retractab:e retractable
ret ractable retractable retractable

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6. TAMRON ADAPTALLjADAPTALL-2 MOUNT SYSTEM

A<ial' , . IIMounl, <:> Due to small rear aperture, this mount will not accept the SP
70-210mm 1/3.5-4, SP 90mm 1/ 2.5, SP Flat Field 2X Con-
ForPeflluES 0 verter. and Adaptall-2 80-210mm 1/3.8-4.
For Pen'" l)'Irvers&1
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For Nil<0I1 Al t
t Some early Nikon Al Adaptall mounts cannot be used with
For FUIC. ST
the above lenses . Please check with your dealer.
forM.lmty'SX Mount requires initial maximum aperture adjustment.
For Topcon Re o (e) Does not have aperture stop down control on mounts . SP
for RoUeo'Voog!lancJe.
lenses do not have AutolManual selector switch.
For MonoUa
" Will not accept the SP Rat Field 2X Converter, due to its small
inside diameter.
Fo. Ol vmPl's OM
fo' Con la. IYashlC;a '
(. ( Note: The Tamron SP Rat Field Tele-Converter is compatible
with most Tamron Interchangeable Lenses, except wide
For Canon FO '6mountsl .
1 25, 128, 1 35.138,145,156
angle lenses . However, be sure to use the appropriate
For Komea AR (6mounlsl "
mount.
1 25.128.135. 138, 145, 156
For Mlnalt. MD (4 mOlml51
12,5 45, 12856.135. 1 38.

For Olympu s OM

fo< ICon ell A.R -


fOfCon!(UYash!C.

For "e" mount for eCTV VTR


c:ame.,u lind 16mm mo~ .. cilme,n
for " MS" mounl '0< eCTV VTR
7. CARING FOR YOUR LENS

1. Avoid touching the su r· 3. Wh en carry ing a zoom 5. Always stor e your len s in
face of your lens. When lens mounted on your a cool, dry place. During
not using your lens, be camera, hang it from humid or wet wea th er it
su re to put the lens cap your shou lder w ith the is an especially good idea
on for protec tion. lens towards your body to store it wi th the sil ica
to protect it from objects ge l packet that was suP
that ii m ight hit. plied with your lens.

2. Clean ing your lens :


a. Use a photographic
lens brush to remove
dust o r dirt from the
surface.
b. Moisten a lens clean -
ing tissue with o ne
drop of cleaning so lu ·
tion and clean the
surface gently. 4. Fi ne photographic equ ip·
ment ca n be delicate.
c. Remove excess mois-
ture from the lens sur - Protect it from any
avoidable impact.
face Wi th a dry ti ssue.
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