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Nikon AF-S 400mm f/2.8 lenses

introduction

  • wide aperture super telephoto lens for sports and wildlife photographers

new Nikon 400mm f/2.8E FL VR lens

  • replaced old G version in 2014 with flourite elements, improved VR, nano coatings and much lighter but more expensive

www.kenrockwell.com_nikon_images1_400mm-f28-fl_side.jpg

Image courtesy of Ken Rockwell

specs

  • 400mm f/2.8
  • 16 elements in 12 groups incl. 2 flourite, 2ED with “CRC” close-range correction elements
  • “4EV” VR
  • nano coating
  • Nikon Integrated Coating
  • 9 rounded blades
  • 40.5mm drop-in filters
  • 8.5'/2.6m close focus giving 1:6. (0.17x)
  • 134 oz./8.4 pounds/3,800g
  • 160mm x 358mm
  • $US11,999

reviews

old Nikon 400mm f/2.8G VR lens

  • 2007-2014

specs

  • 52mm drop-in filters
  • 9.2'/2.8 m close focus
  • 163.0 oz./10.2 lbs./4,620 g
  • $US9,000

reviews

old Nikon AF-S 400mm f/2.8D lens version II

  • 2001-2007
  • replaced the original AF-S version (1998-2001) which had replaced the heavier AF-I version (1994-1998)

specs

  • no VR
  • 11 elements in 9 groups
  • 9 blades
  • 52mm drop-in filters
  • 3.5m or 11.4 feet close focus
  • 9.7 lbs (4.4kg)
  • 160mm x 353mm

reviews

photo/nikonafs400f2.8.txt · Last modified: 2018/12/03 10:43 by gary1