Very lightweight Magnesium die-cast construction body design
(9.7 lbs.) with tripod mounting foot. Easier to carry and handle
under demanding action conditions.
Exclusive Nikon Silent Wave Motor provides ultra-high-speed
and accurate autofocus along with super-quiet operation. Fast,
precise and accurate, this Nikon technology adds significantly
to picture taking performance.
M/A mode provides instant switching from autofocus to manual
focus with virtually no time lag, even during AF servo operation.
A quick touch-up on focus without delay or slack response can
make the difference between crisp sharpness, or just slightly
out of focus.
Optical design features three high performance Extra Low
(ED) Dispersion optical glass elements to control secondary chromatic
aberrations. Produces very sharp and high contrast images throughout
the focusing range and at every f/stop.. Legendary ED glass ensures
crisply sharp focusing throughout the color spectrum.
Closest focusing distance during AF operation is approx.
11.4 feet; provides reproduction ratio of 0.13. Dramatic close-up
portraits that reveal details and textures are within the close-up
range of this lens.
Focal length: 400mm
Maximum aperture: f/2.8
Lens construction: 11 Elements in 9 groups
Close focus distance: Approx. 11.4 feet
Maximum reproduction ratio: 0.13
No. of diaphragm blades: 9 blades
Picture Angle: 4º
Filter attachment size: 52mm
Hood: HK-27 (included)
CT-402 Trunk Case
52mm Filter Holder
Gel Filter Holder
Dimensions: 6.3" x 13.9"
Weight: Approx 9.7 lbs.
Super Fast Telephoto AF-S Lens with Vibration Reduction and new Nano-Crystal AR coat.
Nikon's exclusive Silent Wave Motor enables ultra-high speed autofocusing with exceptional accuracy and powerful super-quiet operation.
Vibration Reduction (VR) technology offers the equivalent of using a shutter speed 3 stops faster. In addition, active vibration mode selection possible for use in active situations such as a moving boat, car or plane and provides VR performance with Automatic detection of panning
VR On/Off mode available.
Internal Focusing (IF) design for smoother focusing
Exceptionally high optical performance; compatible with both 35mm and digital SLR models
Three ED glass elements effectively compensates for magnification and virtually eliminate chromatic aberration Meniscus protective glass element to overcome internal reflections from digital imaging sensor
Focus Mode switch enables quick response to changing situations with quick-switching between M/A (Manual-Priority Autofocus) and M (Manual Focus) modes. AF operation switch enables easy selection of settings
Focus Preset function instantly recalls a preset focal point
Focus Limiter switch limits AF-servo movement to a selected shooting distance range
Compatibility with Nikon's TC-14EII (1.4x), new TC-17EII (1.7x), and TC-20EII (2.0x) teleconverters extends the flexibility and total reach of the lens to as long as 600mm when mounted on a 35mm film SLR, and the same angle of view as a 900mm when mounted on a Nikon D-SLR camera.