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03-12-2010, 06:59 AM   #1
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Tamron no longer releasing new lenses for Pentax?

I notice that Tamron only seem to be releasing new lenses for Canon, Nikon and Sony now. The new 70-300mm being the most recent announced and no Pentax mount.

03-12-2010, 07:20 AM   #2
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These kinds of announcements used to be quite common - but you are right, recent Tamron releases haven't even come down the pipe to Pentax. I guess only Sigma received the memo that Pentax was back, haha. Too bad for us and Tamron.
03-12-2010, 08:32 AM   #3
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Sometimes they release the Pentax version at a later date. I assume they're targetting the bigger markets first.
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not big fan of Tamron anyway! Sony alpha ain't all that great, local Best Buy barely sells any Sony DSLRs, even they can be mounted with Minolta lenses.
I think Pentax advertising department needs to do a little better job, I've been talking to them, hopefully they can follow up on some ideas... especially in U.S. market

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