Notice regarding compatibility issue with the EOS 9000D (77D) and EOS Kiss X9i (Rebel T7i / 800D), and availability of firmware update service (about AF functions on Live View mode)

Date : 4/27/2017 12:00:00 AM

Notice regarding compatibility issue
with the EOS 9000D (77D) and EOS Kiss X9i (Rebel T7i / 800D),
and availability of firmware update service
(about AF functions on Live View mode)

Dear users and potential purchasers of Tamron interchangeable lenses for Canon.

Thank you for using Tamron products.

We wish to notify you that the AF functions of the following interchangeable lenses for Canon do not function in Live View mode when used on the EOS 9000D (77D) and EOS Kiss X9i (Rebel T7i / 800D) which went on sale on April 7th, 2017 in Japan:

Model Name for Japanese Market Model Name for North American Market Model Name for European and Asian Market
EOS 9000D EOS 77D
EOS Kiss X9i EOS Rebel T7i EOS 800D

-Produced before May 11th, 2015
-Firmware not updated when below update services regarding the EOS cameras and Tamron lens have been announced

http://www.tamron.co.jp/en/news/release_2016/0916_3.html
(EOS 5D Mark IV; 2016/9/16)

http://www.tamron.co.jp/en/news/release_2016/0602_2.html
(EOS-1D X Mark II; 2016/6/2)

http://www.tamron.co.jp/en/news/release_2016/0406.html
(EOS 80D; 2016/4/6)

http://www.tamron.co.jp/en/news/release_2015/0622_3.html
(EOS 5Ds / 5DsR; 2015/6/22)

http://www.tamron.co.jp/en/news/release_2015/0508.html
(Tamron SP150-600mm Model A011 for Canon; 2015/5/8)

http://www.tamron.co.jp/en/news/release_2015/0508_3.html
(EOS 8000D (T6s) / Kiss X8i (Rebel T6i / 750D); 2015/5/8)

We sincerely apologize to all users and potential purchasers for any inconvenience the issue may cause.

Affected models and serial number

  1. Firmware update will NOT be required for the lenses produced after May 11th, 2015..
    Please see the affected models and its serial number from the links below.

    ・SP 15-30mm F/2.8 Di VC USD (Model A012)
    ・SP 70-200mm F/2.8 Di VC USD (Model A009)
    ・SP 150-600mm F/5-6.3 Di VC USD (Model A011)
    ・SP 90mm F/2.8 Di MACRO 1:1 VC USD (Model F004)
    ・28-300mm F/3.5-6.3 Di VC PZD (Model A010)
    ・16-300mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD (Model B016)

The improvements expected as a result

  1. When used in combination with the Canon EOS 9000D (77D) and EOS Kiss X9i (Rebel T7i / 800D), AF function in Live View mode has been improved.

How to update the firmware

  1. For those who require firmware update service, please contact your local Tamron distributor for more details.
    http://www.tamron.com/en/#distributors

    Sincerely,
    Tamron Co., Ltd.