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AF-S NIKKOR 600mm f/4G ED VR

Professional super-telephoto NIKKOR lens featuring VR

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

Key Features

  • VR operation realizes the equivalent of a shutter speed 2.5 stops* faster
    • * Based on CIPA Standard. This value is achieved when attached to an FX-format digital SLR camera.
  • New Tripod mode reduces vibration that may occur at shutter release when shooting with a super-telephoto lens attached to a tripod
  • Enhanced optical formulas, engineered to produce exceptional sharpness, contrast and color, render outstanding image integrity
  • Three ED (Extra-low dispersion) elements control chromatic aberration while enhancing sharpness and contrast, even at the widest apertures
  • Exclusive Nikon Nano Crystal Coat and a Meniscus protective glass element combine to further reduce ghosting and flare for even greater image clarity
  • High-performance Nikon Super Integrated Coating realizes superior color reproduction while minimizing ghosting and flare
  • Nikon's exclusive Silent Wave Motor enables fast autofocusing with exceptional accuracy and powerful, super-quiet operation
  • Rounded diaphragm opening (9 blades) makes out-of-focus elements appear more natural
  • Newly added A/M mode reduces the possibility of unintentional switching from Auto to Manual
  • Focus Preset function instantly recalls preset focus points with the push of a button
  • Engineered to Nikon professional D-SLR standards to effectively resist dust and moisture
  • Magnesium die-cast for a lightweight body with rugged construction
  • Supplied lens hood effectively minimizes stray light
  • Detachable monopod collar provided

Specifications

Focal length
600 mm
Maximum aperture
f/4
Minimum aperture
f/22
Lens construction
15 elements in 12 groups (with 3 ED glass elements and one Nano Crystal Coat) and one meniscus protective glass element
Picture angle
4°10’ (2°40’ with DX-format camera)
Closest focusing distance
5.0 m/16.4 ft. (AF), 4.8 m/15.7 ft. (MF)
Maximum reproduction ratio
1/7.4
No. of diaphragm blades
9 (rounded)
Filter/attachment size
52 mm
Focusing
Internal Focusing (IF) system; autofocus with a built-in SWM and manual focus
Diameter x length
(extension from lens mount)
Approx. 166 x 445 mm/6.5 x 17.5 in.
Weight
Approx. 5,060 g/11.2 lb.
Supplied accessories
Lens Hood HK-35, Heavy duty case CT-607, Dedicated filter holder, 52mm screw-in NC filter, Strap LN-1, Monopod collar

Note:
VR operation works with the Nikon F6, F5, F100, F80, F75, F65, D3, D700, D2-series, D1-series, D300, D200, D100, D90, D80, D70-series, D60, D50 and D40-series.

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