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Tamron Issues 28-75mm f2.8 Autofocus Notice Share This on LinkedIn   Share This on Google   Tweet This   Forward This

31 May 2018

Tamron issued a notice acknowledging an autofocus problem with its new 28-75mm f2.8 Di III RXD for Sony E-mount, which was released last week.

"The issues occur primarily when using the camera in video recording mode," the company said. Tamron said it was evaluating the error and expects to release a firmware update "very shortly." The firmware update will be able to be applied to the lens by the Sony camera, Tamron added.

For more information see the text of the notice below.

Notice About 28-75mm f2.8 Di III RXD (Model A036) Operation

Dear Tamron product users and potential purchasers.

Thank you for your interest in Tamron products.

We would like to announce that we discovered some issues with the autofocus of our new lens, 28-75mm f2.8 Di III RXD (Model A036) for Sony E-mount, 35mm full-frame mirrorless cameras, released on May 24. The issues occur primarily when using the camera in video recording mode.

Rest assured, we are evaluating the cause of the error and for the solution to this matter. We expect this issue to be resolved very shortly and we will release a firmware update at that time.

Regarding the firmware updating process, please be assured that the process is accomplished directly through the Sony camera and supported by the Sony firmware updating function. As soon as the process is finalized, we will explain the process in detail on our Web site.

We sincerely apologize to all users and potential purchasers for any inconvenience this issue may cause.

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