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Tamron Firmware Update Ver.2 (2018.11.22 and 16) for Certain Tamron Lenses: Compatibility with Nikon Z7/Z6 Mirrorless Cameras with Nikon FTZ Mount Adapter

The following video presents Tamron’s NEW GENERATION SP 15-30mm F/2.8 Di VC USD G2, Model A041:
The SP 15-30mm F/2.8 Di VC USD G2 (Model A041) is a high-speed ultra-wide-angle zoom lens with ultimate image quality that lets you capture all you see. By utilizing specialty glass materials and aspherical lens elements in the new Model A041, Tamron’s engineers have further minimized the distortion and lateral chromatic aberration that can be an issue with wide-angle shooting. The lens also has triple lens coatings consisting of the newly developed AX (Anti-reflection eXpand) Coating, plus eBAND (Extended Bandwidth & Angular-Dependency) and BBAR (Broad-Band Anti-Reflection) Coatings, which all combine to provide sharp and clear images even in peripheral areas. The Model A041 lens features high precision AF technology and a powerful VC (Vibration Compensation) mechanism. A rear filter holder (for Canon EF-mount only) comes as a standard feature, making the use of filters much easier. As well as Moisture-Resistant Construction, wide-ranging features such as Fluorine Coating newly developed enhancing durability, make it possible to shoot under any type of shooting circumstances.

Tamron latest firmware update Ver.2 (2018.11.22 and 16) is available for the following Tamron lenses, which makes these lenses compatible with Nikon Z mount mirrorless cameras and lens mount adapter FTZ:

Firmware Ver.2 enables general operations on Nikon Z7/Z6 with FTZ by the firmware updating.
[NOTE] Nikon FTZ mount adapter is required to attach the lens to Nikon Z7/Z6.

Nikon FTZ mount adapter

Nikon FTZ mount adapter

 

Tamron SP 15-30mm F/2.8 Di VC USD G2 (Model A041): Lens exterior

Tamron SP 15-30mm F/2.8 Di VC USD G2 (Model A041): Lens exterior

Tamron SP 24-70mm F2.8 Di VC USD G2 (Model A032): Nikon mount

Tamron SP 24-70mm F2.8 Di VC USD G2 (Model A032): Nikon mount

Tamron 18-400mm F3.5-6.3 Di II VC HLD (Model B028): Nikon Mount model

Tamron 18-400mm F3.5-6.3 Di II VC HLD (Model B028): Nikon Mount model

SP 70-200mm F2.8 Di VC USD G2 (Model A025) for Nikon

SP 70-200mm F2.8 Di VC USD G2 (Model A025) for Nikon

Tamron SP 150-600mm Di VC USD G2 (Model A022)

Tamron SP 150-600mm Di VC USD G2 (Model A022)

17-35mm F2.8-4 Di OSD (Model A037)

17-35mm F2.8-4 Di OSD (Model A037)

PRESS RELEASE

Notice about compatibility for Nikon Z6 with
Tamron lenses for Nikon mount

16 January, 2019
Tamron Co., Ltd.

Dear users and potential purchasers of Tamron interchangeable lenses.

Thank you for using Tamron products and for your continuous support.

We would like to announce that we have clarified compatibility for general operations (*1) of the following Tamron Di & Di II lenses with the latest version of lens firmware (*2) when used with the Nikon Z6 and Nikon mount adapter FTZ.

*1 Defined to work on existing DSLR cameras
*2 Firmware for Nikon Z7 (announced on November 16th and 22nd, 2018)

Compatible models for general operations

SP 15-30mm F/2.8 Di VC USD G2 (Model A041) for Nikon
SP 24-70mm F/2.8 Di VC USD G2 (Model A032) for Nikon
18-400mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II VC HLD (Model B028) for Nikon
SP 70-200mm F/2.8 Di VC USD G2 (Model A025) for Nikon
SP 150-600mm F/5-6.3 Di VC USD G2 (Model A022) for Nikon
17-35mm F/2.8-4 Di OSD (Model A037) for Nikon

The lens firmware can be updated with the separately sold TAP-in Console.
If you do not have a TAP-in Console, please contact your nearest Tamron distributors.
For a list of Tamron distributors, click here.

Lens Update Service Information

https://www.tamron.jp/en/support/release_note.html

How to Update

https://www.tamron.jp/en/support/update.html

For other models, once we confirm the compatibility with Nikon Z7 and FTZ adapter, we will announce the models sequentially at our support website.
We are sorry to keep you waiting, and also ask for your understanding of the situation.


The following video presents Nick Ut & his Tamron SP 150-600mm G2 captures a silhouette of an airplane as it passes over the moon:
One Location, One Lesson, One Lens with Nick Ut (ep. 2) Legendary Photojournalist Nick Ut is a self proclaimed “Lunartic” and in this video he uses his Tamron SP 150-600mm G2 to capture a silhouette of an airplane as it passes over the moon.


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