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Product Overview: The Nikon AF-S VR Micro-Nikkor 105mm
f/2.8G IF-ED is compatible with Nikon film and digital SLR cameras. The focal
length is fixed at 105mm, but can be used for macro shots as close as 12 inches,
resulting in a 1:1 magnification ratio.
ED Glass: The Extra-low Dispersion (ED) glass element
minimizes chromatic aberration.
Nano Crystal Coat: The exclusive Nano Crystal Coating further
reduces ghosting and flare for even greater image clarity.
Built-in CPU: The lens has a built-in CPU which allows it to
communicate with the camera body for focus and exposure functions. A set of CPU
contacts is located on the lens mount for interfacing with the camera body.
Auto Focus: Internal Focus (IF) provides fast and quiet
autofocusing without changing the length of the lens, retaining subject-working
distance through the focus range. Nikon's Silent Wave Motor (SWM) enables
ultra-high-speed autofocusing with exceptional accuracy and super-quiet
operation. The manual/auto focus mode switch allows quick response to situations
requiring manual focus operation.
Focus Range Limit: If your subject is always more than 20
inches away, a switch allows you to fix the focus range at 0.5m-infinity to
reduce focusing time (for AF cameras compatible with AF-S Nikkor lenses only).
Vibration Reduction (VR II): Vibration reduction minimizes
the effects of camera shake allowing you to shoot handheld at as many as 4
shutter speed stops slower than would otherwise be possible, assuring
dramatically sharper images. You can turn vibration reduction on or off with the
switch on the side of the lens.
Aperture: Because there is no aperture ring on this lens, the
aperture must be set on the camera.
Diaphragm: The lens is equipped with a fully-automatic, 9-blade
diaphragm that produces a nearly circular aperture. Out-of-focus images in front of
or behind the subject are rendered as pleasing blurs.
Optional Accessories: Compatible optional accessories
include 62mm screw-on filters and AF-S Teleconverters.
- Type of Lens: G-type AF-S VR
Micro-Nikkor lens with a built-in CPU
- Type of Mount: Nikon bayonet
- Filter Diameter: 62mm
- Focal Length: 105mm (the 35mm
equivalent is approximately 157.5mm when using a
camera body with an APS-C image sensor)
- Closest Focus Distance: 12"
- Maximum Aperture: f/2.8
- Minimum Aperture: f/32
- Lens Construction: 14 elements
in 12 groups with 1 ED glass element (some elements
Nano Crystal Coated)
- Physical Dimensions:
- Without Lens Hood:
- Length: 5.509"
- Diameter: 3.325"
- With Lens Hood:
- Length: 8.137"
- Diameter: 3.719"
- Weight: approximately 27.9
Warranty Terms: Nikon offers a 1-year parts and labor warranty
on this lens. An additional 4-year Extended Service Coverage is available at no
charge if you register the product with Nikon within 10 days of purchase.