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Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/2.8E FL ED VR Lens

BH #NI7020028E • MFR #20063
Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/2.8E FL ED VR Lens
Key Features
  • F-Mount Lens/FX Format
  • Aperture Range: f/2.8 to f/22
  • Six Extra-Low Dispersion Elements
  • Fluorite and HRI Elements
Spanning a versatile range of longer-than-normal focal lengths, the AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/2.8E FL ED VR from Nikon is a portrait to telephoto zoom offering a bright f/2.8 constant maximum aperture, intuitive handling controls, and a sophisticated optical construction. This revised layout now includes six extra-low dispersion elements, as well as one fluorite element and one high refractive index element, to reduce chromatic aberrations and color fringing for improved clarity and sharpness. Nano Crystal and Super Integrated Coatings further benefit image quality by reducing lens flare for improved contrast and color accuracy and fluorine coatings on the front and rear elements protect against dust, moisture, and smudging.
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Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/2.8E FL ED VR Overview

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Spanning a versatile range of longer-than-normal focal lengths, the AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/2.8E FL ED VR from Nikon is a portrait to telephoto zoom offering a bright f/2.8 constant maximum aperture, intuitive handling controls, and a sophisticated optical construction. This revised layout now includes six extra-low dispersion elements, as well as one fluorite element and one high refractive index element, to reduce chromatic aberrations and color fringing for improved clarity and sharpness. Nano Crystal and Super Integrated Coatings further benefit image quality by reducing lens flare for improved contrast and color accuracy and fluorine coatings on the front and rear elements protect against dust, moisture, and smudging.

Balancing the optical attributes, the lens also features a series of robust physical and handling assets, including a four stop-effective Vibration Reduction system to minimize the appearance of camera shake for sharper handheld shooting. A Silent Wave Motor AF system also contributes to sharp imagery with quick, quiet, and smooth focusing performance that is suitable for both stills and video applications. Four focus buttons are featured on the lens barrel for easily activating AF Lock, and full-time manual focus override is also available. Additionally, the lens also sports a weather-sealed magnesium-alloy construction for working in harsh environments, and the removable, rotating tripod collar spins on ball bearings for smooth and quick shifting between vertical and horizontal shooting.

Designed for use with FX image sensors, this 70-200mm lens is also compatible with DX sensors where it will provide a 105-300mm equivalent focal length range.
Constant f/2.8 maximum aperture offers consistent performance throughout the zoom range and also benefits working in difficult lighting conditions and using selective focus techniques.
Six extra-low dispersion elements combine with one fluorite element and a high refractive index element to significantly reduce chromatic aberrations and color fringing, as well as increase contrast, clarity, and apparent sharpness for a richer image quality.
Nano Crystal and Super Integrated Coatings have been applied to lens elements to minimize surface and internal reflections for a marked reduction in lens flare and ghosting.
Fluorine coatings on the front and rear elements afford protection to the optical system.
Vibration Reduction image stabilization helps to reduce the appearance of camera shake by up to four shutter speed stops to better enable handheld shooting in low-light situations. Additionally, a dedicated Sports Mode is optimized for photographing when using panning movements and a Tripod Mode suppresses subtle ground vibrations.
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.
Four focus buttons are positioned on the lens barrel for intuitively engaging autofocus or AF Lock functions.
Specialized electromagnetic aperture mechanism provides greater exposure control stability that is especially beneficial when working with fast continuous shooting rates.

This mechanism limits the compatibility of this lens to the following cameras: D5, D4, D3 series, Df, D850, D810, D810A, D800 series, D750, D700, D610, D600, D500, D300 series, D7500, D7200, D7100, D7000, D5600, D5500, D5300, D5200, D5100, D5000, D3400, D3300, D3200, D3100, Nikon 1 J1, J2, J3, J4 with FT-1, Nikon 1 V1, V2, V3 with FT-1, and Nikon 1 S1, S2 with FT-1.
Weather-sealed design and magnesium-alloy construction is able to withstand dust and moisture for working in harsh environments. Additionally, the zoom and focus rings have been switched compared to previous 70-200mm models, with the focus ring closer to the mount now for more natural handling and control.
Removable, rotating tripod collar spins on ball bearings to permit quick and smooth switching from vertical to horizontal shooting orientations.
UPC: 018208200634

Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/2.8E FL ED VR Specs

Focal Length
70 to 200mm
Maximum Aperture
f/2.8
Minimum Aperture
f/22
Lens Mount
Nikon F
Lens Format Coverage
Full-Frame
Angle of View
34° 20' to 12° 20'
Minimum Focus Distance
3.61' / 1.1 m
Maximum Magnification
0.21x
Optical Design
22 Elements in 18 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)
3.48 x 7.97" / 88.5 x 202.5 mm
Length at Maximum Extension
7.97" / 202.5 mm
Weight
3.15 lb / 1430 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight
5 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
12.6 x 7.6 x 7.5"

Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/2.8E FL ED VR Reviews

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is the mount to the camera metal?

is the mount to the camera metal?
Asked by: Wayne
Yes.
Answered by: Rob
Date published: 2021-01-21

Is this nikon 70_200 work with nikon d7200 ?

Is this nikon 70_200 work with nikon d7200 ?
Asked by: siby mathew
Yes it works! But the focal length changes because D7200 is a cropped sensor.
Answered by: inocencio
Date published: 2020-04-18

What size mrstarguy solar filter (unthreaded) ...

What size mrstarguy solar filter (unthreaded) would fit over this lens? Looking for one that allows direct solar viewing.
Asked by: Melinda
The Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/2.8E FL ED VR Lens has about a 89mm outside diameter so if you want an unthreaded Mr. Star Guy filter the 86-117mm would be the best fit: https://bit.ly/3HM6k9M
Answered by: Dan W
Date published: 2024-02-06

I have a Nikon D850 and Mefoto carbon fiber ...

I have a Nikon D850 and Mefoto carbon fiber travel tripod - How is this lens collar mounted on the Mefoto travel tripod?
Asked by: Steven
The adapter plate supplied with the tripod screws onto the lens foot. Easy.
Answered by: Jon
Date published: 2022-04-08

I have the 70-200 vr1. Is the FL a big jump. ...

I have the 70-200 vr1. Is the FL a big jump. Trying to decide whether to go this route or replace the 24-70 non-VR with the VR model? Both have great discounts currently from Nikon. Which way should I go?
Asked by: Frank
The f/2.8E FL ED VR version is greatly upgraded from the VR1 version that was first released in 2002, with improved lens elements, coatings, and design.
Answered by: Boyd H
Date published: 2020-07-25

Will this work with BH-55 Ball Head with Level ...

Will this work with BH-55 Ball Head with Level Release and Panning?
Asked by: Sathya
should work fine ! same plates !
Answered by: Anonymous
Date published: 2019-06-23

how to detach tripod collar ?

how to detach tripod collar ?
Asked by: Janet
The collar is nonremovable on the Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/2.8E FL ED VR Lens. You can only detach the foot.
Answered by: Elliot
Date published: 2023-08-15

What has been your experience with dust ...

What has been your experience with dust accumulation/contamination with this lens?
Asked by: Matthew
We have not had any complaints about a dust accumulation issue with this lens.
Answered by: Boyd H
Date published: 2020-11-04
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