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Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/4E FL ED VR Lens

BH #NI5004EVRAFS • MFR #20053
Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/4E FL ED VR Lens
Key Features
  • F-Mount Lens/FX Format
  • Aperture Range: f/4 to f/22
  • Two Fluorite and Three ED Elements
  • Nano Crystal & Super Integrated Coatings
Optimized for fast shooting speeds and working in difficult conditions, the AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/4E FL ED VR is an impressive telephoto designed for Nikon FX-format DSLRs. The sophisticated optical design incorporates two fluorite and three extra-low dispersion elements to control chromatic aberrations and distortions, as well as lessen the overall weight of the lens. Also contributing to improved image quality, both Nano Crystal and Super Integrated Coatings have been applied to lens elements to lessen flare and ghosting for improved contrast, clarity, and color fidelity. 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.
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Hi!how much vignetting can you consider as normal ...

Hi!how much vignetting can you consider as normal on this tele?. On my Newly purcased(in Sweden) it’s a major component on pictures with full opened aparture!
Asked by: Henrik
Should add that my Camera is the D850 if that matters?. According to another photograf who’s using the D4 ,he has never noticed any significant vignetting on full aperture...
Answered by: Henrik
Date published: 2020-03-10


What is the Nikon Warranty on a New lens? One year, two, or 5?
Asked by: Morris F.
Included with the lens:Limited 1-Year WarrantyLimited 4-Year USA Extension upon Registration
Answered by: Dana G.
Date published: 2018-08-26


Is this lens manufactured in Japan or in China like the new 300mm f/4 PF VR?
Asked by: Philippe
Nikon always produce their high end optics in Japan.
Answered by: ABRAHAM K.
Date published: 2018-08-26

Power Consumption? Just mounted this to a Z7 ...

Power Consumption? Just mounted this to a Z7 which was previously used with a 200-500 F5.6 Nikkor. The power consumption with it seems very high compared to the zoom. Has anyone experienced this? Thanks
Asked by: tim
We have not heard of any issue regarding this lens. We suggest testing with a fresh battery. If you are finding a noticeable difference in the power usage and you have had the lens from B&H less than 30 days, please contact B&H Customer Service regarding an exchange or return.
Answered by: Dennis A
Date published: 2019-01-29

Will this work with the TC14EIII teleconverter?

Will this work with the TC14EIII teleconverter?
Asked by: Homer M.
The Nikon AF-S Teleconverter TC-14E III is compatible with this lens.
Answered by: Luis L
Date published: 2020-11-12


Has Anyone who owns this lens found a good quality plate that fits well?
Asked by: Rob L.
Wimberly replacement foot works great! Sorry for the delay. I was on the road until a couple of days ago and couldn't remember which foot I had purchased. <a href= target= _blank ></a>
Answered by: Ardith B.
Date published: 2018-08-26


The CT 505 Hard Case is pictured with the lens. Is it included?
Asked by: Scott
Yes, it comes in the case, which provides very good protection.
Answered by: Anthony P.
Date published: 2018-08-26


Will this work with the new D500 that's coming?
Asked by: Pamela T.
I was able to use it on D300. It should also work on D500.
Answered by: wei chao c.
Date published: 2018-08-26
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