Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 400mm f/2.8E FL ED VR Lens

Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 400mm f/2.8E FL ED VR Lens

Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 400mm f/2.8E FL ED VR Lens

B&H # NI40028EFL MFR # 2217
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Product Highlights

  • F Mount Lens/FX Format
  • Aperture Range: f/2.8 to 22
  • Two Fluorite and Two ED Elements
  • Nano Crystal Lens Coat
  • Silent Wave Motor and MF Override
  • VR Image Stabilization with Sport Mode
  • Specialized Electromagnetic Diaphragm
  • Fluorine-Coated Front Meniscus Element
  • Weather-Resistant Magnesium Alloy Barrel
  • Removable Monopod Collar
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The AF-S NIKKOR 400mm f/2.8E FL ED VR Lens from Nikon is an advanced telephoto lens featuring a bright, fast f/2.8 maximum aperture to benefit its use in difficult lighting conditions. The lens construction incorporates two fluorite elements and two ED (extra-low dispersion) elements, which help to minimize the overall lens weight and significantly reduce chromatic aberrations throughout the aperture range. Also improving image quality, a Nano Crystal Coat has been applied to lens elements to minimize ghosting and lens flare for maintained image contrast, clarity, and color neutrality. Protecting the advanced optical design is a front fluorine-coated meniscus glass element that, when paired with the weather-resistant magnesium alloy barrel, supports working in inclement 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, VR (Vibration Reduction) image stabilization compensates for the effects of camera shake by up to four shutter speed steps. Additionally, an electromagnetic aperture mechanism is integrated into the lens design to provide greater exposure control stability that is especially beneficial when working with faster continuous shooting rates.

Fast f/2.8 maximum aperture is well-suited to working in difficult lighting conditions and also lends itself to precise focus control for shallow depth of field imagery.
Two fluorite and two ED lens elements work to reduce chromatic aberrations; improve overall image sharpness, clarity, and color fidelity; and help to minimize the overall weight of the lens.
Vibration Reduction image stabilization helps to reduce the appearance of camera shake for up to four shutter speed stops, benefitting this lens' use in low-light conditions. Additionally, a designated Sports and Action VR mode is well-suited to working in fast-paced conditions.
Silent Wave Motor autofocus mechanism provides quick, quiet and precise autofocus performance.
Full-time manual focus override allows instant switching between AF and MF focusing systems by just rotating the focus ring at any time.
Internal focusing design maintains the overall lens length during operation and contributes to a lighter overall weight, as well as a minimum focusing distance of 8.5'.
Specialized electromagnetic aperture mechanism provides greater exposure control stability that is especially beneficial when working with fast continuous shooting rates.
A Nano Crystal Coat, along with a Super Integrated Coating, has been applied to lens elements to minimize surface and internal reflections for a marked reduction in lens flare and ghosting.
Fluorine-coated front meniscus glass element affords protection to the optical system.
Dust- and moisture-resistant magnesium alloy lens barrel benefits the lens' use in inclement conditions.
When used with DX-sized sensors, the 35mm-equivalent focal length will be 600mm.
A removable Monopod Collar is included with the lens for well-balanced support when working from a monopod or tripod.
UPC: 018208022175
In the Box
Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 400mm f/2.8E FL ED VR Lens
  • Front Lens Cover for 200mm, 300mm, 200-400mm Lenses
  • LF-4 Rear Lens Cap
  • HK-38 Lens Hood for AF-S NIKKOR 800mm f/5.6E FL ED VR Lens
  • NC 40.5mm Neutral Color Filter
  • LN-2 Lens Strap for NIKKOR 800mm f/5.6E FL ED VR
  • 40.5mm Slip-in Filter Holder
  • CT-405 Trunk Case
  • Monopod Collar
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
  • Limited 4-Year USA Extension upon Registration
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    Specifications
    Performance
    Focal Length 400mm
    Comparable 35mm Equivalent on DX Format Focal Length: 600 mm
    Aperture Maximum: f/2.8
    Minimum: f/22
    Camera Mount Type Nikon F
    Format Compatibility Nikon FX/35mm Film
    Nikon DX
    Angle of View 6° 10'
    DX Picture Angle: 4°
    Minimum Focus Distance 8.53' (2.6 m)
    Magnification 0.16x
    Elements/Groups 16/12
    Diaphragm Blades 9
    Features
    Image Stabilization Yes
    Autofocus Yes
    Tripod Collar Yes Removable - rotating
    Physical
    Filter Thread Drop-in: 40.5 mm
    Dimensions (DxL) Approx. 6.28 x 14.09" (159.5 x 358 mm)
    Weight 8.38 lb (3.8 kg)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 24.6 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 26.0 x 16.0 x 13.0"

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