Tamron AF007N-700 Camera Lens user manual

SP 24-70mm F/2.8

Di VC USD for Nikon & Canon (Model A007)

SP 24-70mm F/2.8

Di USD for Sony (models without the VC) (Model A007)

Thank you for purchasing the Tamron lens as the latest addition to your photographic equipment. Before using your new lens, please read the contents of this Owners Manual thoroughly to familiarize yourself with your lens and the proper photographing techniques for creating the highest quality images possible. With proper handling and care, your Tamron lens will give you many years of photographing beautiful and exciting

NOMENCLATURE (Refer to Fig. 1, if not specified)

1. Lens hood

2. Hood attaching alignment mark

3. Hood attaching indicator

4. Filter ring

5. Hood attaching bayonet ring

6. Focusing ring

7. Distance scale

8. Distance index

9. Zooming ring

10. Focal length scale

11. Zoom lock switch (Figs. 3 & 4)

12. VC (Vibration Compensation) Switch

13. AF/MF switch (Figs. 5 & 6)

14. Zoom index mark

15. Lens attachment mark

16. Lens mount/Lens mount contacts

SPECIFICATIONS

Focal Length

Maximum Aperture

Angle of View

84 04 - 34 21

Lens Construction

Minimum Focus Distance

0.38m (14.9")

Maximum Magnification Ratio

1:5 (at 70mm)

Filter Size

Length/Overall Length*

108.5mm (4.3) / 116.9mm (4.6)*

88.2mm (3.5")

822 g (29oz)

*Values are specifications of Nikon products. Length: From the lens front extremity to the mount surface. Overall length: From the lens front extremity to the rear projection extremity. Features and appearance of lenses listed in this owner's manual are subject to change without notice.

ATTACHING AND REMOVING THE LENS

How to mount the lens

Removing the rear cap of the lens, align the lens attachment mark (15) on the lens barrel with its counterpart on the camera mount and insert the lens. Rotate the lens clockwise until it click-locks. For Nikon models, align the lens attachment mark with the dot on the camera and rotate the lens counter-clockwise until it click-locks.

How to detach the lens

Pressing the lens release button on the camera down, turn the lens counter-clockwise

(clockwise in case on Nikon), and lift the lens off the cameras lens mount.

* For further details, please read the instruction manual of your camera.

FOCUSING (Autofocus) and using the full-time manual function

In case of a Nikon or Canon, switch the AF/MF switch (13) on the lens to AF (fig. 5). In case of a Nikon camera with the focus mode selector dial, set the focus mode to S or C, and then set the AF/MF switch (13) on the lens to AF.

Press the shutter button halfway down while viewing through the camera's viewfinder.

The lens focuses automatically. An in-focus mark will light on the LCD when lens focuses on the main subject sharply. Press the shutter button further to photograph.

In case of a Sony camera, switch the AF/MF switch (13) on the lens to AF (fig. 5), and set the focus mode on the camera to Auto focus (AF).

Press the shutter button halfway down while viewing through the camera's viewfinder, the lens focuses automatically. An in-focus mark will light when lens focuses on the main subject sharply. Press the shutter button further to photograph.

Using the full-time manual function?

A007 is equipped with the full-time manual function.

The full-time manual function is a function that the focus can be fine-tuned by the manual focus without switching the AF/MF changing switch when taking a picture of auto focus. o How to use the full-time manual function

First, set the focus mode to "AF"

You can adjust focus manually while turning the focus ring as the shutter button is pressed lightly.

The distance scale (7) is marked for guidance purposes. The actual focal point may slightly differ from the distance marked on the focal length index.

* For further details, please read the instruction manual of your camera.

FOCUSING (Manual Focus) (Ref. Fig. 1, 2 & 6)

In case of Nikon or Canon camera, switch the AF/MF switch (13) on the lens to MF (fig.

6). In case of a Nikon camera with the focus mode selector dial, set the focus mode to M, and then set the AF/MF switch (13) on the lens to MF. Focus manually rotating the focusing ring (6) while viewing through the camera's viewfinder (fig. 2). The main subject in the viewfinder will be sharp when the lens is focused correctly.

In case of a Sony camera, switch the AF/MF switch (13) on the lens to MF (fig. 6), and set the focus mode on the camera to Manual focus (MF). Focus manually rotating the focusing ring (6) while viewing through the camera's viewfinder (fig. 2). The main subject in the viewfinder will be sharp when the lens is focused correctly.

Even in the MF mode, when turning the focusing ring (6) while pressing the shutter button halfway, the focus aid function lamp lights up when the picture is

At infinity, make sure the image in the viewfinder appears sharp. The infinity position is made with certain allowances to i