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Bower 85mm f/1.4 Aspherical Lens with Focus Confirm Chip for Nikon

B&H # BO8514NAE Mfr # SLY85AE
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Product Highlights
  • Telephoto Portrait Lens
  • Aperture Range: f/1.4-22
  • Nikon DSLR Mount
  • Helicoid Manual Focus
  • Focus Confirmation Chip
  • Hybrid Aspherical Elements
  • Multi-Layer Coating to Reduce Flare
  • Minimum Focusing Distance of 3.3'
  • Designed For Full-Frame/FX Cameras
  • Lens Hood Included

The 85mm f/1.4 Aspherical Lens with Focus Confirm Chip for Nikon from Bower is a telephoto lens that's ideal for portraits, but suitable for any shooting purpose that calls for this particular focal length. Optimized to work on full-frame FX cameras, it is also fully functional on DX format DSLRs as well. On DX format cameras the 35mm equivalent focal length is 127.5mm. This is a manual focus lens but includes a special chip that allows the lens to work with the camera's focus confirmation function and confirm when an image is in focus. Auto exposure, auto metering and auto white balance functions can also be operated in the camera's Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, Program and Manual Modes. Hybrid aspherical lens elements and multi-layer coating produce sharply defined images with a minimum of flare and ghosting. The minimum focus distance is 3.3' (1.0 m).

Special chip uses camera's focus confirmation function to confirm focus. Also allows auto exposure, auto metering and auto white balance.
Fast, wide aperture lens performs well in low light
Smooth helicoid manual focus action
Hybrid aspherical elements for outstanding, sharply defined images
Super multi-layer coating to reduce flare and ghosting
Minimum focusing distance of 3.3' (1.0 m) for enhanced portrait shots
Designed for use with full-frame cameras, and may also be used with APS-C cameras
Removable lens hood and pouch included
Focal Length 85mm
Comparable APS-C Focal Length: 127.5 mm
Aperture Maximum: f/1.4
Minimum: f/22
Camera Mount Type Nikon F
Format Compatibility Nikon DX
Nikon FX/35mm Film
Angle of View 28.3°
Minimum Focus Distance 3.3' (1.01 m)
Elements/Groups 9/7
Image Stabilization No
Autofocus No
Tripod Collar No
Filter Thread Front:72 mm
Dimensions (DxL) Approx. 2.75 x 3.25" (69.85 x 82.55 mm)
Weight 1.4 lb (635 g)
Bower 85mm f/1.4 Aspherical Lens with Focus Confirm Chip for Nikon
  • Front Lens Caps
  • Rear Lens Cap
  • Lens Pouch
  • Removable Lens Hood
  • Instruction Manual
  • One Year Limited Warranty
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