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AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II (2.9x)

Fast telephoto zoom lens utilizing Nano Crystal Coat

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

Key Features

  • Vibration reduction (VR) equivalent to increases in shutter speed by 3.5 stops*
    • *Based on CIPA Standard. This value is achieved when attached to an FX-format digital SLR camera, with zoom set at the maximum telephoto position.
  • A new optical design utilizing seven ED glass elements
  • Ghost and flare suppression with Nano Crystal Coat
  • A Silent Wave Motor (SWM) for superior autofocus that is smooth and quiet
  • Three focus modes built in: M, M/A, A/M
  • Aperture diaphragm utilizing an odd number of rounded blades (nine) for natural blur characteristics
  • Shooting at distances as close as 1.4 m throughout the entire zoom range
  • High-quality exterior design

Specifications

Focal length
70-200mm
Maximum aperture
f/2.8
Minimum aperture
f/22
Lens construction
21 elements in 16 groups (with 7 ED and some Nano Crystal Coat-deposited lens elements)
Picture angle
34°20’ - 12°20’ (22°50’ - 8° with Nikon DX format)
Closest focusing distance
1.4 m/4.6 ft. (throughout entire zoom range)
Maximum reproduction ratio
0.12x
No. of diaphragm blades
9 (rounded)
Filter/attachment size
77mm
Diameter x length
(extension from lens mount)
Approximately 87 x 205.5 mm/3.4 x 8.1 in.
Weight
Approximately 1,540 g/3.4 lb.
Supplied accessories
77mm Snap-on Front Lens Cap LC-77, Rear Lens Cap LF-1, Bayonet Hood HB-48, Semi-soft case CL-M2

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