Video Chat with a Photography Expert - Live

Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR Lens (Refurbished by Nikon USA)

BH #RBN8040045GE • MFR #2208B
Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR Lens (Refurbished by Nikon USA)
Key Features
  • F-Mount Lens/FX Format
  • Aperture Range: f/4.5 to f/40
  • Four ED Elements, One Super ED Element
  • Nano Crystal & Super Integrated Coatings
Summing up several telephotos in one convenient zoom, the AF-S NIKKOR 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR from Nikon is a versatile lens covering portrait-length to super-telephoto focal lengths. Characterized by an advanced optical design, this lens uses one super extra-low dispersion element and four extra-low dispersion elements to noticeably reduce chromatic aberrations and color fringing throughout the zoom range for improved clarity. Both Nano Crystal and Super Integrated Coatings have also been applied to control flare and ghosting in order to increase contrast and color accuracy in bright and backlit conditions. A Silent Wave Motor AF system produces fast, near-silent focusing performance that suits both stills shooting and movie recording which can instantly be manually overridden by simply turning the manual focus ring. Further contributing to photographing in fast-paced situations and difficult lighting, Vibration Reduction image stabilization compensates for the effects of camera shake by up to four shutter speed stops.
Discontinued
Trade in your gear for cash: Learn more
Ask Our Experts
866.264.7509

Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR Overview

Summing up several telephotos in one convenient zoom, the AF-S NIKKOR 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR from Nikon is a versatile lens covering portrait-length to super-telephoto focal lengths. Characterized by an advanced optical design, this lens uses one super extra-low dispersion element and four extra-low dispersion elements to noticeably reduce chromatic aberrations and color fringing throughout the zoom range for improved clarity. Both Nano Crystal and Super Integrated Coatings have also been applied to control flare and ghosting in order to increase contrast and color accuracy in bright and backlit conditions. A Silent Wave Motor AF system produces fast, near-silent focusing performance that suits both stills shooting and movie recording which can instantly be manually overridden by simply turning the manual focus ring. Further contributing to photographing in fast-paced situations and difficult lighting, Vibration Reduction image stabilization compensates for the effects of camera shake by up to four shutter speed stops.

Portrait-length to super-telephoto zoom is designed for FX-format F-mount cameras, however can also be used with DX models where it will provide a 120-600mm equivalent focal length range.
One super extra-low dispersion element and four extra-low dispersion elements greatly reduce color fringing and chromatic aberrations in order to produce greater clarity and color accuracy.
Both a Nano Crystal Coat and a Super Integrated Coating have been applied to individual elements to suppress internal reflections, flare, and ghosting for improved contrast and color accuracy when working in strong lighting conditions.
Silent Wave Motor affords quick, quiet, and precise autofocus performance along with full-time manual focus override. An internal focusing design is also used, where only the internal lens groups are moved during focusing, to maintain the overall length of the lens during use and to promote faster focusing speeds.
Vibration Reduction image stabilization helps to minimize the appearance of camera shake by four stops to benefit shooting handheld in difficult lighting conditions.
Rotating tripod collar benefits working with the lens atop a tripod or monopod.
Rounded nine-blade diaphragm promotes a pleasing out of focus quality that benefits the use of shallow depth of field and selective focus techniques.
Compatible with optional AF-S Teleconverter TC-14, TC-17, and TC-20 teleconverters.
UPC: 018208101764

Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR Specs

Key Specs
Focal Length
80 to 400mm
Maximum Aperture
f/4.5 to 5.6
Lens Mount
Nikon F
Lens Format Coverage
Full-Frame
Focus Type
Autofocus
Image Stabilization
Yes
Filter Size
77 mm (Front)
Maximum Aperture
f/4.5 to 5.6
Minimum Aperture
f/32 to 40
Lens Mount
Nikon F
Lens Format Coverage
Full-Frame
Angle of View
30° 10' to 6° 10'
Minimum Focus Distance
5.74' / 1.75 m
Maximum Magnification
0.2x
Optical Design
20 Elements in 12 Groups
Diaphragm Blades
9, Rounded
Focus Type
Autofocus
Image Stabilization
Yes
Tripod Collar
Removable and Rotating
Filter Size
77 mm (Front)
Dimensions (ø x L)
3.76 x 7.99" / 95.5 x 203 mm
Weight
3.45 lb / 1570 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight
5.6 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
12 x 10.3 x 8.8"

Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR Reviews

See any errors on this page? Let us know

what does the conditions of refurbished item ...

what does the conditions of refurbished item mean?
Asked by: audrey
Refurbished Nikon lenses are lenses that have been used as demonstration models at trade shows and camera stores and they are also lenses that have been sold to customers and returned with a claimed defect or malfunction. Nikon repair technicians inspect the lenses, repair any observed malfunctions and then offer them to resellers to sell as refurbished. At B&H most refurbs are given 90 B&H warranties.
Answered by: Patrick
Date published: 2022-08-13

what is refurnished condition. is it refurnished ...

what is refurnished condition. is it refurnished by Nikon?
Asked by: Tom
Refurbished lenses come from Nikon. Nikon refurbs are either demonstration lenses used at trade shows and retail locations or customer returns. They examine them, do any repairs or cleaning as necessary, classify them as manufacturer's refurbished product and resell them to retailers to be sold as just that. They do not have Nikon's 1 year warranty. At B&H refurbs are covered by a 90 B&H warranty, just like most of the used photo gear.
Answered by: Patrick
Date published: 2019-06-11

question

will this work on my D80?
Asked by: Anonymous
Yes, the Nikon AF-S 80-400mm is compatible with the Nikon D80.
Answered by: Heather S.
Date published: 2018-08-28

does this lens come with a lens hood?

does this lens come with a lens hood?
Asked by: James W
Yes the Nikon 80-400mm does come with a lens hood.
Answered by: Zachariah
Date published: 2021-02-22

question

Is this lens compatible with the D3200? AF too?
Asked by: Anonymous
The Nikon AF-S 80-400mm lens is fully compatible with the D3200, including autofocus.
Answered by: Christina S.
Date published: 2018-08-28

Has anyone tried fitting this lens in the Nikon ...

Has anyone tried fitting this lens in the Nikon CL-M2 case? (The case description says it is primarily for 70-200mm or 300mm Nikons)
Asked by: Lowell
The CL-M2 is a nice sturdy case and easily holds the Nikon AF-S 80-400mm lens with lens hood and tri-pod collar, which is my largest lens. I've used it several times to carry this lens while a shorter zoom is attached to camera. There's not much extra length and I don't think it will hold lens with teleconverter, which I don't have.
Answered by: Anonymous
Date published: 2019-02-09

Can I use 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR Lens with ...

Can I use 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR Lens with x1.4 teleconverter?
Asked by: HsiHao
You will lose a stop of light depending on the camera you may or may not have autofocus
Answered by: vilson
Date published: 2021-01-19

question

Is this lens compatible with the Nikon D90 camera?
Asked by: Anonymous
Yes it is. The D90 is compatible with any autofocus lenses made by Nikon or for the Nikon AF system by other manufacturers.
Answered by: Yos O.
Date published: 2021-01-05
  • y_2024, m_6, d_8, h_5CST
  • bvseo_bulk, prod_bvqa, vn_bulk_3.0.42
  • cp_1, bvpage1
  • co_hasquestionsanswers, tq_78
  • loc_en_US, sid_1006489, prod, sort_[SortEntry(order=HAS_STAFF_ANSWERS, direction=DESCENDING)]
  • clientName_bhphotovideo