Model 09A
CF Macro
Adaptall-2 Symbol35~70mmF/3.5-4.5
Compact CF Macro Zoom
Tamron Adaptall-2 35-70mm F/3.5-4.5 Model 09A Lens

Tamron Adaptall-2 35-70mm F/3.5-4.5 Model 09A: A moderate wide angle to slight telephoto zoom lens with above average optical performance. Image sharpness is excellent with very good contrast, and aberrations are very well controlled. Optimal aperture is between F/5.6 and F/11 with peak performance at F/8. This lens features continuous focusing (CF) into macro mode with 1:2.8 macro magnification at the 70mm setting. Maximum aperture varies from F/3.5 at 35mm to F/4.5 at 70mm. Introduced in 1980, this lens was replaced in 1983 with the model 17A lens which features a tweaked optical design providing a constant F/3.5 maximum aperture. Both lenses have above average and nearly identical optical performance.

Lens Specifications:

Lens Model 09A
Focal Length 35 — 70mm
Aperture Range f/3.5~4.5 — 32, AE
Angle of View 64°~34°
Optical Construction
(Groups / Elements)
7 / 7
Min. Focus from Film Plane 9.8" (0.25m) at f=70mm
Macro Mag. Ratio [w/2X Converter] 1:2.8 [1:1.4] at f=70mm
Filter Size 58mm
Diameter 2.5" (64.5mm)
Length at
[w/Nikon mount]
2.2" (56.5mm)
[2.4" (61mm)]
Weight 11.4 oz. (322g)
Lens Hood Push-on type #25FH, (optional extra).
Accessory Accepts SP 2X tele-converter.
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