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Tamron Announces Digitally Integrated Telephoto Macro Zoom
January 21, 2008, Commack, NY, —Mr. Morio Ono, president and CEO of Tamron Co., Ltd., announced that the company will launch its popular telephoto macro zoom for full-size format — AF 70-300mm F/4-5.6 Di LD Macro 1: 2（Model A17NII）— with a Built-In Motor for Nikon.
Model Name: A17
Focal Length: 70-300mm
Maximum Aperture: f/4-5.6
Angle of View: 34° 21′ – 8° 15′
Lens Construction: 13 elements in 9 groups
Minimum Focus Distance:
1.5m (59″) in normal setting
0.95m (37.4″) in macro mode (f=180mm-300mm range)
Maximum Mag. Ratio: 1:2 (at f=300mm MFD 0.95m)
Filter Diameter: Ø 62mm
Overall Length: 116.5mm (4.6″) *
Maximum Diameter: Ø 76.6mm (3.0″)
Weight: 458g (16.2oz)
Diaphragm Blades: 9 blades
Minimum Aperture: F/32
Standard Accessory: Hood