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Nikon AF-S VR Zoom-NIKKOR 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6G IF-ED Lens

BH #NI7030045AFS • MFR #2161
Nikon AF-S VR Zoom-NIKKOR 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6G IF-ED Lens
Key Features
  • F Mount Lens/FX Format
  • Aperture Range: f/4.5 to 32
  • Two Extra-Low Dispersion Elements
  • Super Integrated Lens Coating
The AF-S VR Zoom-NIKKOR 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6G IF-ED Lens from Nikon is a versatile, lightweight telephoto zoom lens that has been designed to meet the demands of both digital and 35mm format SLR users. It offers a 4.3x zoom with a focal length range of 70-300mm and a 35mm equivalency of 105-450mm when used on DX-format DSLRs. With two ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass elements to reduce chromatic aberrations and Super Integrated Lens Coating to minimize ghosting and flare, the optical performance of this wide-ranging telephoto zoom is up to the task of wildlife, travel, well-lit sports and general photography applications.
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Nikon 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Versatile Telephoto Zoom
  • 3Silent Wave Motor
  • 4Internal Focusing
  • 5Nikon VR II (Vibration Reduction) Image Stabilization
  • 6Extra-Low Dispersion Glass
  • 7Super Integrated Lens Coating
  • 8Rounded Diaphragm

The AF-S VR Zoom-NIKKOR 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6G IF-ED Lens from Nikon is a versatile, lightweight telephoto zoom lens that has been designed to meet the demands of both digital and 35mm format SLR users. It offers a 4.3x zoom with a focal length range of 70-300mm and a 35mm equivalency of 105-450mm when used on DX-format DSLRs. With two ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass elements to reduce chromatic aberrations and Super Integrated Lens Coating to minimize ghosting and flare, the optical performance of this wide-ranging telephoto zoom is up to the task of wildlife, travel, well-lit sports and general photography applications.

Incorporating Nikon's second-generation Vibration Reduction (VR II) system enables flexible hand-held shooting by stabilizing the image to compensate for the blur caused by camera shake. This provides the equivalence of 2.5 shutter speed stops to help in capturing sharper images in low light or at extended zoom lengths. The Silent Wave Motor and Internal Focusing system provide fast and quiet auto focusing action, and the nine-blade rounded diaphragm makes out-of-focus elements blend smoothly to produce natural-looking, harmonious backgrounds.

Versatile Telephoto Zoom

A lightweight telephoto zoom for FX format DSLRs provides extensive reach to magnify distance subjects. When used on a DX-format DSLR, its 35mm focal length equivalence is 105-450mm.

Silent Wave Motor

The Silent Wave Motor (SWM) enables quiet auto focusing with quick and convenient switching between auto focus and manual operation.

Internal Focusing

The Internal Focusing (IF) design for a fixed lens length and non-rotating front element allows the use of circular polarizing filters and lens-mounted flash accessories.

Nikon VR II (Vibration Reduction) Image Stabilization

Vibration Reduction, engineered specifically for each VR NIKKOR lens, enables handheld shooting at up to 2.5 shutter speeds slower than would otherwise be possible for sharper still images and video capture.

Extra-Low Dispersion Glass

Two ED glass elements minimize chromatic aberration across the entire zoom range while ensuring high resolution and contrast.

Super Integrated Lens Coating

Nikon's proprietary lens coating improves light transmission, reducing ghosting and flare.

Rounded Diaphragm

9-blade rounded diaphragm makes out-of-focus elements blend together smoothly for natural-looking backgrounds.

Nikon 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 Specs

Lens MountNikon F
Angle of View34° 20' to 8° 10'
Minimum Focus Distance4.92' / 1.5 m
Close-Up Magnification0.25x
Optical Design17 Elements in 12 Groups
Diaphragm Blades9, Rounded
Image StabilizationYes
Dimensions (ø x L)3.1 x 5.6" / 7.87 x 14.22 cm
Packaging Info
Package Weight2.5 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)11 x 5 x 5"
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Is this lens compatible with the Nikon D7200 ?
Asked by: Rosa H.
Yes, you can use this lens on the D7200. Although this lens is FX format, which is full frame, and the D7200 is DX format, which has a sensor that is 1.5x smaller, it can still be mounted and used. Your field of view will change by 1.5, so an FX format 70-200mm lens on the DX format camera will have the same field of view as a 105-300mm lens on an FX camera.
Answered by: Lisa S.
Date published: 2018-08-27

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Will this fit on my D3400?
Asked by: Willem M.
The Nikon AF-S DX Zoom-NIKKOR 55-200mm f/4-5.6G ED Lens will be compatible with the Nikon D3400.
Answered by: Dana G.
Date published: 2018-08-27

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How does one get this lens repaired after the B&H One Year Warranty is up?
Asked by: Herbert
I posed this question in a chat session with B&H and their answer is Chrysler Photo New York will work on it.
Answered by: Herbert H.
Date published: 2018-08-27

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Is this considered an off market lens?
Asked by: Anonymous
No, I checked this out carefully. It is a very good lens, just not the newest. It is priced lower than the newest model 70-200. Have used it quite a lot and would get it again in a heartbeat.
Answered by: Robert R.
Date published: 2018-08-27

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I bought the US version of this lens last year and I am just noticing that the serial number on the lens and on the box do not have the 'US' prefix. It is however 20462960. Is this a US lens?
Asked by: Harold M.
E-mail Nikon all the info you have both on the box and lens and they will be glad to tell you where it was made etc.
Answered by: David S.
Date published: 2018-08-27

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what is the difference between VR and VR2? and how to spot the difference?
Asked by: Mostafa A.
The Nikon VR II offers an increase of stabilization up to 4 stops compared to the original VR which stabilized only up to 3 stops. Most of the current Nikon lenses with VR have the newest version of this feature.
Answered by: Kirk R.
Date published: 2018-08-27

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Does this come with USA warranty?
Asked by: Anonymous
Any product that states it is an Import will come with a 1-Year B&H warranty.
Answered by: James B.
Date published: 2018-08-27

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is this compatible with a d600?
Asked by: Cynthia L.
I would look in the the specs of the camera! Sorry I cant help! I have a D7000 camera! I know it said which cameras were not!
Answered by: Jessie M.
Date published: 2018-08-27
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