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Overview: This item is an AF VR Zoon-Nikkor 80-400mm,
f/4.5-f/5.6, telephoto lens, optimized for edge-to-edge sharpness when using
both the Nikon FX- (23.9 x 36mm) and DX- format image sensors.
Construction: The three Extra-low Dispersion (ED) elements
ensure high resolution, high contrast pictures even at maximum aperture.
Nikon Super Integrated Coating (SIC): SIC offers superior
color performance and substantially reduced ghosting and flare.
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: A switch on the lens can be set to manual or
autofocus. While this lens can be used with the Nikon D40 and D60 camera bodies,
because it has no focus motor the Autofocus feature will not work.
Zoom Control: The lens features a large, textured manual zoom
ring for easy zooming control.
Vibration Reduction (VR): Vibration reduction minimizes the
effects of camera shake, allowing you to shoot handheld at as many as 3 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. VR has two modes; Mode 1 reduces vibration while the
shutter button is lightly pressed and at the instant the shutter button is
released, Mode 2 reduces vibration only at the instant the shutter button is
Aperture: The adjustment ring allows aperture settings of f/4.5
(80mm only), f/5.6, f/8, f/11, f/16, f/22, and f/32.
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.
Tripod Collar: The tripod collar is detachable so it can be
removed when not needed.
Focus Range Limit: If the distance to your subject is typically
either 11.5' or less, or 16.4' or more, the focus limit switch allows you to fix the
focus range to reduce focusing time. The range can be limited to 7.5' to 11.5' or
16.4" to infinity.
- Type of Lens: D-type AF
Zoom-Nikkor lens with a built-in CPU
- Type of Mount: Nikon bayonet
- Filter Diameter: 77mm
- Focal Length: 80mm to 400mm
(the 35mm equivalent is approximately 120mm-600mm
when using a camera body with an APS-C image
- Closest Focus Distance: 7 feet 6
- Maximum Aperture: f/4.5
- Minimum Aperture: f/32
- Lens Construction: 17 elements
in 11 groups with 3 ED glass elements
- Focal Length Scale: 80mm,
105mm, 135mm, 200mm, 300mm, 400mm
- Physical Dimensions:
- Without Hood:
- Length: 7.645"-10.199"
- Diameter: 3.617"
- With Hood:
- Length: 10.809"-13.363"
- Diameter: 4.212"
- Weight: approximately 48
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.