Tamron has announced that some of their new 70–180mm F2.8 lenses may suffer from a floating system issue.
Here’s their statement:
We would like to announce that we found the performance of the floating system which corrects the field curvature may be insufficient (*) in a part of our 70-180mm F/2.8 Di III VXD (Model A056) products for SONY mirrorless cameras.
For affected products, we will inspect them and either readjust or exchange them.
How to check affected products
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The full announcement can be found here.
I have this lens myself and luckily it’s not affected by this issue.
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