Tamron Patent for 15-50mm f/1.4 Lens

Egami spotted a new patent filed by Tamron in Japan. New patent describes a Tamron 15-50mm f/1.4 lens made for 1/1.7 inch sensor cameras.

Tamron 15-50mm f/1.4 lens will be equivalent to 70-233mm in size conversion.The lens design includes 12 pieces in 9 groups. See patent details below.

Tamron Patent for 15-50mm f/1.4 Lens


Description and self-interpretation of the patent literature

  • Patent Publication No. 2014-56055
    • Publication date 2014.3.27
    • Filing date 2012.9.1
  • Example 1
    • Focal length f = 15.0-27.4-50.0mm
    • Fno. = 1.41
    • Half angle ω = 17.31-9.28-5.00 °
    • 5-group zoom of positive and negative ShiboTadashi positive and negative
    • Inner zoom
    • Inner Focus (Group 4)

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