New Firmware Update for Tamron 70-180mm f/2.8 Di III VXD Lens

Tamron just released the new firmware version 2 for Tamron 70-180mm f/2.8 Di III VXD E-mount Lens (Amazon, B&H, Adorama).

Press Release:

Notice about Firmware Update for Tamron 70-180mm F/2.8 Di III VXD (Model A056)

Dear users and potential purchasers of Tamron products.

Thank you for using Tamron products.

We are pleased to inform you that the firmware update for the 70-180mm F/2.8 Di III VXD (Model A056) for Sony E-mount, full-frame mirrorless cameras, is now available. The firmware update is available through Sony E-mount camera bodies.
Please review the information below.

  1. Affected model

    70-180mm F/2.8 Di III VXD (Model A056)

  2. Firmware version


  3. Improvements

    This update improves the following issues:.

    1. A malfunction of Inner body image stabilizer occurs when used at about 70-85mm focal length and at more than 5.5m of object distance.
    Applicable camera models: α7 II

    2. When you use flashes, there is a delay from the time the shutter button is pressed to the time the shutter and the flash release.
    Applicable camera models:α7, α7 II, α7R, α7R II, α7S, α7S II, α5000, α5100, α6000, α6300, α6500, NEX-3N, NEX-5R, NEX-5T, NEX-7, NEX-F3, NEX-6

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  4. How to Update

    The lens firmware can be updated using cameras that support this lens firmware update.
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  5. How to Check your Lens Firmware Version

    From your camera’s menu screen, please select “Setup” then “Display version.”
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  6. Inquiries regarding this matter

    Please contact your local Tamron distributor.

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