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11-18-2013, 10:06 AM   #1
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Tamron (Model A17) 70-300mm f/4-5.6 Di LD Macro AF Lens for Pentax. Marketplace Listing

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Tamron (Model A17) 70-300mm f/4-5.6 Di LD Macro AF Lens for Pentax.

Asking Price
95 USD

Item Location
Austin, TX (United States)

Item Description
This is the newer version A17 model of Tamron 70-300mm, just before the latest A005 version which cost >$400

Some of information were taken from B&H:
Tamron 70-300mm f/4-5.6 Di LD Macro Autofocus Lens AF017NII-700

The 70-300mm Di LD Macro is a quality compact, with a maximum magnification ratio of 1:2 at the tele end. It delivers ultimate handling ease and portability in the field due to its lightweight size and mechanical operation.
Di Design
Digitally Integrated is a designation Tamron puts on lenses featuring optical systems designed to meet the performance characteristics of digital SLR cameras.
Macro Effect of 1:2 in Telephoto Zoom Range
Flipping a macro switch in the focal length range of 180mm to 300mm allows entry into the macro range, for photography as close as 1.6' (95cm) from the subject.
LD Glass
LD glass elements reduce various aberrations while minimizing the fall-off of light at the corners.

Optically very clean and clear. A little very small internal dust (I always have to say that because if you shine a flash light into a lens, you can always find some). No haze or scratch or anything on the glass and coating. Mechanically flawless also, no loose or wobbly part or zoom creep, which is very common on the lens. All in all, it is in a very good condition.

Very sharp from 70mm to 300mm. I found photozone’s test result was very true: sharper than DA 55-300, with visible CA at high contrast area.

Come with original caps and hood, and a carrying case.

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Shipping Destinations
Other (See Listing)

Shipping Charge
$8.5. PM for international shipping

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Return Policy & Additional Details
I will take return only if the lens is not as described. please contact me within three days.

Please send me a private message if interested in the item!

Last edited by grahame; 11-21-2013 at 08:46 PM.
11-21-2013, 03:20 PM   #2
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This is the better newer version, known as very sharp. 1:2 macro is very handy.

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