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Product Overview: The Nikon AF-S IF-ED Zoom-Nikkor 55-200mm,
f/4-5.6G IF-ED lens is compatible with Nikon digital SLRs and other Nikon cameras.
The lens includes a 52mm snap-on front lens cap (LC-52), a rear lens cap (LF-1),
and a bayonet hood (HB-37).
Optics: The Nikon Extra-Low Dispersion (ED) glass element
delivers superior optical performance for both digital and 35mm photography.
ED glass minimizes chromatic aberrations, contributing to superb contrast and
resolution performance. The non-rotating front element allows you to easily use
circular polarizing filters and the Nikon Wireless Close-Up Speedlight System.
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.
Zoom Control: This high-power 3.6x Super Telephoto DX Zoom-Nikkor
lens approximates the picture angle performance of an 82-300mm lens on 35mm SLR. The
lens features a large, textured manual zoom ring for ultimate zooming control.
Auto/Manual Focus: Auto-Focus operation is possible with
select Nikon Auto-Focus cameras; Manual focus via the focus ring possible with
all Nikon SLR cameras. A Silent Wave Motor (SWM) enables fast and quiet
auto-focusing, along with quick switching between auto-focus and manual
operation. Note: Because there is no aperture ring on
this lens, the aperture must be set on the camera.
Internal Focus (IF): Internal Focus (IF) provides fast
and quiet auto focusing without changing the length of the lens, retaining
subject-working distance through the focus range.
Vibration Reduction: Vibration Reduction minimizes the
effects of camera shake allowing you to shoot handheld at as many as 3 shutter
speeds 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.
Flash Compatibility: This lens is compatible with all Nikon
cameras having built-in flash. No vignetting occurs when a built-in flash is
used. Note: It is recommended that you do not use the lens
hood when taking flash pictures.
Diaphragm: The lens is equipped with a fully-automatic,
9-bladed diaphragm that produces a nearly circular aperture. Out-of-focus
images in front of or behind the subject are rendered as pleasing blurs.
Bayonet Hood: The supplied HB-37 bayonet hood extends
approximately 1-3/4" beyond the front of the lens, and shades the aperture
opening from direct sunlight that causes flaring. When not in use, the hood can
be stored on the lens by mounting it in reverse position.
- Type of Lens: G-type AF-S DX
Zoom-Nikkor lens with a built-in CPU
- Type of Mount: Nikon bayonet
- Filter Diameter: 52mm
- Focal Length: 55mm to 200mm
- Closest Focus Distance: 3.6
feet (1.1m) at all zoom settings
- Maximum Aperture: f/4 to
- Aperture Range: f/4 to f/22
at 55mm; f/5.6 to f/32 at 200mm
- Lens Construction: 15 elements
in 11 groups with 1 ED glass element
- Focal Length Scale: 55mm, 70mm,
85mm, 105mm, 135mm, 200mm
- Physical Dimensions:
- Without Lens Hood or Lens
Caps: Length=4.228" to
- With Lens Hood and Lens
Caps: Length=6.253" to
- Weight: approximately
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.