Nikon 200-400mm f/4G AF-S SWM SIC ED IF VR II Lens

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This Lens is Ideal For
Acquiring Subjects That Necessitate Zoom

Nikon 200-400mm f/4G VR II Lens The Nikon 200-400mm VR II f/4G ED AF-S is the heir to the Nikon 200-400mm IF-ED f/4G AF-S zoom, providing performance and function enhancements. Also by adopting the Nano Crystal Coat plus VR II vibration reducing system, which allows camera shake advantages similar to an increase in shutter of around 4 stops, this lens includes A/M (autofocus featuring manual override and AF priority) mode. it also includes wide range of viewing angles that are backed by the 200-400 mm telephoto through super telephoto focal length ranges . This lens is ideal for acquiring subjects that necessitate zoom capability, which includes sports, reporter and birding photography.

The Nikon continued expansion of the FX sensor format, which includes the D700 and D7000 DSLR cameras, has received incredible support from both professional and amateur advanced photographers. Nikon intends to continue expanding and strengthening the NIKKOR array with a steady delivery of fresh, high-performing lenses congruent with the FX sensor format.

Nikon still makes their cases small and skin tight. This is somewhat of an irritation as the lens must be worked of the case, leaving are several lose pads and pieces in the case. Then they must be dug all out before putting the lens back into the case. The lens cap consists of a nylon bag that uses a draw string and it's also skin tight, and there's no way to get it off using just one hand. This is the only lens cap, There's no hard cap. Announced Apr 27, 2010. Review  Jun 27, 2011. ✓


This versatile Nikon super-telephoto zoom lens is perfect for sports and wildlife shooting offering constant maximum aperture and VR II Image Stabilization. Lens Highlights

A/M - autofocus encompassing manual override, AF precedence mode. that minimizes the sensitivity to the manual focus override to preclude surprising changes from auto mode to manual.

Four ED- (Extra-low Dispersion Glass Elements)
a necessary element of the Nikon telephoto lens Nikon engineered Extra-low Dispersion optical glass to facilitate the manufacture of lenses that provide superior color correction and sharpness by diminishing chromatic aberrations

The leading factor setting the Nikon FX apart from other sensors is the large size of the pixels, which allows for more light collection.

G - labeled after the f-number.
A G-lens contains no aperture ring, therefore aperture may only be electronically controlled by the camera and only autofocus camera bodies featuring function dials have the capacity to control G lenses

IF- Internal Focusing
The ability to have a lens focus while it's size remains unchanged. Nikons IF engineering allows that to happen. All internal optical travel is contained within the inside of the non-extension lens container.

M/A mode
AF-S Nikon lenses include the exclusive Nikon M/A focus function, that permits switching from auto to manual focus virtually without time lag - even while the AF servo is in operation regardless of the AF mode in play.

N-Nano Crystal Coat
Nano Crystal Coat consist of an antireflective coat that stemmed from the cultivation of Nikon NSR-series (Step and Repeat type) semiconductor fabricating devices

RD- Rounded 9 Blade Diaphragm
Soft-focus images of point light resources create accepted polygonal shapes that mirror the form of the cavity produced by the diaphragm blades.

SIC - Nikon Super Integrated Coating
Nikon uses an elite multilayer lens coating to augment the operation of its lens elements which also helps diminish ghosting and flare to minute levels. Nikon Super Integrated Coat also accomplishes several purposes,

SWM- Silent Wave Motor
Nikon AF-S engineering is yet one more rationale why professional photographers like Nikon telephoto optical lenses.

VR II Vibration Reduction system
Provides the equivalent of employing a 4 stops faster shutter speed This second generation VR is known as VRII, that was engineered to provide an additional 1-stop improvement over the initial VR

Rugged Construction
Featuring enhanced dust and moisture-resistance, magnesium die-cast barrel construction and a protective meniscus front lens.

Close Auto Focusing to 6.6 feet at all focal lengths
Focus to 6.6 feet using AF or 6.4 feet using manual focus enabling striking image perspectives.

Compatibile with Nikon TC-14E II, TC-17E II and TC-20E II/III Teleconverters. AF operation only with TC14E II.

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Lens styleZoom lens
Max Format Size 35mm FF  
Lens focal length200 400 mm  
Image stabilization Yes (vibration reduction (VR II) up to 4 stops)  
Camera mount Nikon F (FX)  
Angle of view 1220 - 610 (8 - 4 with Nikon DX format)  
Aperture (lens diaphragm)
Largest aperture opening F4.0  
Smallest aperture opening F32.0  
Includes aperture ring No  
Total diaphragm blades 9  
Aperture annotations rounded blades  
Total Elements 24  
Number of Groups 17  
Coatings / special elements 4 ED and some Nano Crystal Coat-deposited lens elements 1 detachable protective glass  
Minimum focus distance 2.00 m (78.74")  
Autofocus type Yes  
Full time manual focus Yes  
Focusing method Internal  
Lens distance scale Yes  
Depth of field scale Yes  
Physical features
Overall weight3360 g (7.41 lb)  
Lens diameter 124 mm (4.88")  
Overall length 366 mm (14.39")  
Construction materials Magnesium alloy barrel, metal mount  
Sealing Yes  
Lens color Black  
Zooming method Rotary (internal)  
Filter thread size 52 mm  
Lens hood included Yes - HK-30  
Case supplied Dedicated lens protective glass case,  
Tripod collar included Yes


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