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AF-S NIKKOR 300mm f/2.8G ED VR II

High-performance telephoto with SWM, VR and Nano Crystal Coat

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  • VR
  • SWM
  • N
  • ED
  • M/A
  • A/M
  • IF

Key Features

  • Vibration Reduction (VR) enables sharper pictures while shooting at shutter speeds up to 3.0 stops* slower than would otherwise be possible
    • * Based on CIPA Standard. This value is achieved when attached to an FX-format digital SLR camera.
  • Three focus modes are available - A/M mode is added to conventional M/A and M modes
  • Nano Crystal Coat effectively suppresses ghosting and flare for clear images
  • Silent Wave Motor (SWM) ensures smooth and quiet AF operation

Specifications

Focal length
300mm
Maximum aperture
f/2.8
Minimum aperture
f/22
Lens construction
11 elements in 8 groups (with 3 ED glass elements and Nano Crystal Coat)
Picture angle
8°10' (5°20' with Nikon DX format)
Closest focusing distance
2.3 m/7.5 ft. in AF mode; 2.2 m/7.2 ft. in MF mode
Maximum reproduction ratio
0.16x
No. of diaphragm blades
9 (rounded)
Filter/attachment size
52mm
Diameter x length
(extension from lens mount)
Approximately 124 x 267.5 mm/4.9 x 10.5 in.
Weight
Approximately 2,900 g/6.4 lb.
Supplied accessories
Slip-on Front Lens Cap, Rear Lens Cap LF-1, Lens Hood HK-30, Semi-soft Case CL-L1, Dedicated filter holder, 52mm Screw-on NC Filter, Strap LN-1

MTF Chart

Spatial Frequencies
S: Sagittal
M: Meridional
10 lines/mm
30 lines/mm

Lens Construction

: Aspherical lens elements
: ED glass elements
: Super ED glass elements