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

Last Updated (18 April’13):

Nikon 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR AF-S NIKKOR is a super-telephoto zoom lens. It offers focal length of 80-400mm that equivalent to 120-600mm in DX Format with Maximum of f/4.5 – 5.6. It has angle of view of 30.3° – 6.2° and 20° – 4° when mounted in DX format. The lens also offer minimum focus distance up to 5.74′ (1.75 m) with 0.2x of magnification. It construction consist of 20 elements in 12 groups with 9 Diaphragm Blades and 77 mm of filter thread. It measures (Diameter x Length) Approx. 3.8 x 8.0″ (9.65 x 20.32 cm) and weight 3.5 lb (1.59 kg).

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Features

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

The Nikon 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR AF-S NIKKOR is designed to compatible with both FX and DX-sized image sensors. It features an extensive zoom range of 80-400mm and equivalent to 120-600mm in DX format. When used at zoom range of 80mm, it enables you to create stunning portraits with a medium telephoto perspective and softly blurred backgrounds. While at 400mm, it perfect for wildlife and action photography, with or without a tripod.

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This lens has construction that consist of one super ED (extra-low dispersion) and four ED glass elements to help minimize chromatic aberrations throughout the zoom range and contribute to higher image sharpness, clarity, and color fidelity. There is also Nano Crystal Coat which reduces surface reflections, helping to prevent lens flare and ghost effects for greater contrast and light transmission. Moreover, Nikon 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR AF-S NIKKOR comes with Vibration Reduction technology to ensure every handheld photo and HD video is razor-sharp.

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The lens is equipped with an autofocus and manual focus modes. There are two other focusing modes A/M stands for Auto-Priority Manual Mode. This mode also enables an easy transition from autofocus to manual during AF operation. And M/A (autofocus with manual override, MF priority) allows switching from AF to MF with virtually no lag time by turning the focusing ring.

Additionally, this lens use SWM (Silent Wave Motor) focusing system with an ultrasonic vibrations to provide quick, quiet, smooth and precise auto focusing performance that is ideal for use in video and subject-tracking.

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Samples Images

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

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Manual

Nikon 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR AF-S NIKKOR User Manual (PDF)

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