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Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 200-400mm f/4G ED VR II Lens

B&H # NI2004004AED MFR # 2187
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Product Highlights

  • F Mount Lens/FX Format
  • Aperture Range: f/4 to 32
  • Four Extra-Low Dispersion Glass Elements
  • Nano Crystal & Super Integrated Coating
  • Silent Wave Motor AF System
  • VR II Vibration Reduction
  • Internal Focus; Manual Focus Override
  • Integrated Rotating Tripod Collar
  • Weather Sealed; Meniscus Front Lens
  • Rounded 9-Blade Diaphragm
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The powerful AF-S NIKKOR 200-400mm f/4G ED VR II Lens from Nikon is a super telephoto zoom that delivers images with superior image quality. Effective for sports, wildlife, and aviation photography, this is very versatile super telephoto lens with a constant maximum aperture compatible with FX and DX format DSLRs. On DX format cameras it provides the 35mm focal length equivalence of 300-600mm.

The lens features the innovative Vibration Reduction (VRII) system that allows handheld telephoto zoom shooting even in poorly lit conditions. The VRII system minimizes image blur caused by camera shake, and offers the equivalent of shooting at a shutter speed approximately three shutter speeds slower than would otherwise be possible. The lens is built with Nikon's Silent Wave Motor (SWM) which provides swift autofocusing with superior accuracy and ultra-quiet operation. And the lens can be switched quickly from AF to manual focus.

There are four switches conveniently positioned on the rear of the lens barrel used to engage different focusing modes. While autofocusing, the focus can be locked by engaging the AF-L switch; the AF-ON switch allows quick autofocusing on and off. When you engage the Memory Set switch you can focus on a subject and store the focused distance in the lens' memory; it stores the information even if the camera is turned off. By switching to Memory Recall the lens will automatically return to the stored focal length. For example, if you are shooting a baseball game you can pre-set the focus from the camera to second base, shoot action at another area of the field, then engage Memory Recall to quickly capture the action at second base without having to refocus.

This lens features a 20-elements/17-groups construction with Nikon's Nano Crystal Coat lens coating and four ED (Extra-low Dispersion) lens elements which help to yield color-corrected images with minimal distortion and aberrations. Wide zoom and focus rings enable comfortable lens control and an integrated, rotatable tripod foot is supported. With magnesium die-cast barrel construction, enhanced dust and moisture resistance and a protective meniscus front element, this lens can be confidently used in inclement weather.

 

Versatile Super-Telephoto Zoom Lens
Powerful super-telephoto zoom lens that's perfect for sports and wildlife shooting offering constant maximum aperture and a versatile zoom range. On DX format DSLRs it provides a 35mm focal length equivalence of 300-600mm.
Nikon VR II (Vibration Reduction) Image Stabilization
Vibration Reduction, engineered specifically for each VR NIKKOR lens, enables handheld shooting at up to 3 shutter speeds slower than would otherwise be possible, assuring dramatically sharper still images and video capture.
4 Extra-low Dispersion (ED) Elements
Offers superior sharpness and color correction by effectively minimizing chromatic aberration, even at the widest aperture settings.
Nikon Super Integrated Coating (SIC)
Enhances light transmission efficiency and offers superior color consistency and reduced flare.
Nano Crystal Lens Coating
Reduces ghosting and interior flare across a wide range of wavelengths for even greater image clarity.
Three Focus Modes
A/M mode joins the familiar M/A and M modes, enhancing AF control versatility with fast, secure switching between auto and manual focus to accommodate personal shooting techniques.
Internal Focus (IF)
Provides fast autofocus without changing the length of the lens, retaining working distance throughout the focus range.
Exclusive Nikon Silent Wave Motor (SWM)
Enables fast, accurate and quiet autofocus.
Memory Recall
When you engage the Memory Set switch you can focus on a subject and store the focused distance in the lens' memory; it stores the information even if the camera is turned off. By switching to Memory Recall the lens will automatically return to the stored focal length.
Rounded 9-Blade Diaphragm
Renders more natural appearance of out-of-focus image areas.
Close Auto Focusing to 6.6' At All Focal Lengths
Focus to 6.6' using AF or 6.4' using manual focus enabling striking image perspectives.
UPC: 018208021871
Performance
Focal Length 200 - 400mm
Comparable 35mm Equivalent on DX Format Focal Length: 300 - 600 mm
Aperture Maximum: f/4
Minimum: f/32
Camera Mount Type Nikon F
Format Compatibility Nikon FX/35mm Film
Nikon DX
Angle of View 12° 20' - 6° 10'
DX Picture Angle: 8° - 4°
Minimum Focus Distance 6.6' (2 m)
Magnification 0.27x
Maximum Reproduction Ratio 1:4
Elements/Groups 24/17
Diaphragm Blades 9, Rounded
Features
Image Stabilization Yes
Autofocus Yes
Tripod Collar Yes Fixed - rotating
Physical
Filter Thread Drop-in:52 mm
Dimensions (DxL) Approx. 4.9 x 14.4" (12.45 x 36.58 cm)
Weight 7.4 lb (3.36 kg)
Packaging Info
Package Weight 17.5 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 21.05 x 12.8 x 12.0"
Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 200-400mm f/4G ED VR II Lens
  • Front Lens Cover for 200mm, 300mm, 200-400mm Lenses
  • LF-4 Rear Lens Cap
  • HK-30 Lens Hood
  • CL-L2 Soft Case
  • 52mm Clear NC Glass Filter
  • Drop-In Filter Holder
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
  • Limited 4-Year USA Extension upon Registration
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