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AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR

Ultra high-power (approx. 16.7x) zoom lens with VR and zoom lock

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

Key Features

  • Ultra high-power approx. 16.7x zoom lens covering 18-300mm focal length
  • Maximum reproduction ratio of 1/3.2x — the highest class among high-power zoom lenses with DX format
  • Two focus modes are available — M/A (autofocus with manual override) and M (manual focus)
  • Built-in Vibration Reduction (VR) provides the equivalent of a shutter speed 3.5 stops* faster
    • *Based on CIPA Standard. This value is achieved when attached to a DX-format digital SLR camera, with zoom set at the maximum telephoto position.
  • Maximum aperture of f/5.6 is achieved at the telephoto end
  • Zoom lock prevents the lens from sliding during transportation

Specifications

Focal length
18-300mm
Maximum aperture
f/3.5-5.6
Minimum aperture
f/22-32
Lens construction
19 elements in 14 groups (with three ED glass and three aspherical lens elements)
Angle of view
76° - 5°20'
Minimum focus distance
300 mm focal length: 0.45 m/1.48 ft (from focal plane)
Maximum reproduction ratio
1/3.2x
No. of diaphragm blades
9 (rounded)
Filter-attachment size
77mm
Diameter x length
(distance from camera lens mount flange)
Approximately 83 x 120 mm/3.3 x 4.7 in.
Weight
Approximately 830 g/29.3 oz.
Supplied accessories
77 mm snap-on Front Lens Cap LC-77, Rear Lens Cap LF-4, Bayonet Hood HB-58, Flexible Lens Pouch CL-1120

MTF Chart

Wide
Tele

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

Lens Construction

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