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Tamron 500mm F/8 SP Tele Macro)(55BB) Lens {30.5}

KEH Model# 251419
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Filter Ring Damage; Without Filter

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Tamron 500mm F/8 SP Tele Macro)(55BB) Lens {30.5}

Tamron 500mm F/8 SP Tele Macro)(55BB) Lens {30.5}

KEH Model# 251419


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Tamron 500mm F/8 SP Tele Macro)(55BB) Lens {30.5} Description


A revised version of the original model 55B introduced in 1979, the Tamron SP 500mm f/8 Tele-Macro mirror lens has a constant thickness meniscus main mirror in order to reduce close focusing spherical aberrations. A genuine tele-macro lens comprised of a collective front component and a dispersive rear component separated by a large air space. Its lens construction consist of seven elements in four groups. 

"Mirror" lenses refer to systems comprised of reflecting mirrors with lenses, a combination that allows telephotos to be lighter and more compact than conventional lenses. The effect on the image is ring blur - great for portrait work. The beauty is heightened even more when lighting is effectively used in shooting, resulting in photographs with overwhelming emotive power. Characteristics that make this lens a true classic. This improved model delivers better performance at close range with increased peripheral light. The use of rear-insertion type filters enable rapid secure filter changes. The barrel's rugged ZEN finish helps it withstand hard outdoor use.

KEH Specifications

  • Focal Length: 500mm
  • Aperture Maximum: f/8
  • Aperture Minimum: f/8
  • Camera Mount Type:  Adaptall
  • Format Compatibility:  35mm SLR/DSLR
  • Minimum Focus Distance:  1.7m / 66.9"
  • Elements/Groups: 7/4
  • Angle of View: 5°
  • Autofocus: No
  • Tripod Collar: No
  • Filter Thread:  30.5mm (rear) / 82mm (front)
  • Dimensions: ø3.3" x 3.4"
  • Weight: 595g / 21.0oz
  • Manufacturer Part#: 55BB


Physical Characteristics

Lens Mount Tamron Adaptall


Green Compliant No

General information

Brand Name Tamron

Technical Information

Zoom Min Focal Len No
Minimum Focal Length No
Fixed Focal Length 500 mm
Autofocus No
Maximum Aperture Wide No
Maximum Aperture Tele No
Maximum Aperture Fixed No
Full Frame Sensor No
Optical Zoom No

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