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Tamron Lens Phenomenon Update
« on: December 21, 2010, 09:06:23 AM »
First reports of repaired lenses. The first set of Tamron owners have received lenses back from Tamron correcting the cross-type sensor issue with certain Canon DSLR bodies.

The 17-50 f/2.8 VC was sent in and Tamron’s official statement for the fix was “autofocus adjustment”. This is a bit deceptive, what actually was done was a lens ID change from 37 to 137 (85 f/1.2L II lens ID).

Tamron Japan has not officially admitted that there is an issue. Perhaps this is being done to avoid a mass recall of lenses.

Cost of repair? For the moment, the lens ID switch is covered under the standard warranty. No word on out of warranty products yet.

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Tamron Lens Phenomenon Update
« on: December 21, 2010, 09:06:23 AM »

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Re: Tamron Lens Phenomenon Update
« Reply #1 on: December 21, 2010, 03:39:14 PM »
That is odd, I wonder why they did not use the lens ID of the EF-S 17-55 f/2.8 for the 17-50 f/2.8 VC?

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Re: Tamron Lens Phenomenon Update
« Reply #1 on: December 21, 2010, 03:39:14 PM »