500mm f/4G ED VR
Super telephoto with VR II image stabilization for sports, nature and wildlife.
- High-speed AF performance
- VR II (Vibration Reduction) technology
- Nano Crystal Coat
- Lightweight, convenient, super telephoto lens optimized for edge-to-edge sharpness on both the Nikon FX- (23.9 x 36mm) and DX-format image sensors.
- Nikon VR II (Vibration Reduction) Image Stabilization Vibration Reduction, engineered specifically for each VR NIKKOR lens, enables handheld shooting at up to 4 shutter speeds slower than would otherwise be possible, assuring dramatically sharper still images and video capture.
- New tripod detection mode reduces vibration that may occur due to shutter release when mounted on a tripod.
- Nikon's Silent Wave Motor (SWM) enables ultra-high-speed autofocusing with exceptional accuracy and powerful, super-quiet operation.
- Exclusive Nano Crystal Coat and a meniscus protective glass element combine to further reduce ghosting and flare for even greater image clarity.
- Three Extra-low Dispersion (ED) elements control chromatic aberrations while enhancing color, sharpness and contrast, even at the widest aperture settings.
- Rugged, reliable and lightweight, this lens features a magnesium die-cast barrel and professional-grade dust- and moisture-resistant construction.
- New A/M focus mode provides secure switching between auto and manual focus operation.
- Compatible with TC-14EII (AF/MF), TC-17EII (MF), TC-20EII (MF) and TC-20EIII (MF) Teleconverters.
- Tech Specs
Mount Type Nikon F-Bayonet Minimum Angle of View (FX-format) - Maximum Reproduction Ratio 0.14x Lens Elements 14 Lens Groups 11 High Refractive Index Elements - Optical Conversion Factor - Light Loss - Compatible Format(s) FXDXFX in DX Crop Mode35mm Film VR (Vibration Reduction) Image Stabilization Yes Diaphragm Blades 9 Focal Length Range - Distance Information Yes Nano Crystal Coat Yes ED Glass Elements 3 Super ED Glass Elements - Aspherical Elements - Super Integrated Coating Yes Autofocus Yes AF-S (Silent Wave Motor) Yes Internal Focusing Yes Minimum Focus Distance 12.6ft.(4.0m) Zoom Ratio - Close Range Correction - Focus Mode AutoManualManual/AutoAuto/Manual Rear Focusing - De-Focus Control - Filter Size 52mm Accepts Filter Type Slip-in Dimensions (Approx.)5.5x15.4 in. (Diameter x Length)
139.5x391mm (Diameter x Length)
Weight (Approx.)136.9 oz. (3,880g) Micro - Lens Case CT-504 Focal Length 500mm Lens Hood HK-34 Optional Accessories - Maximum Aperture f/4 Minimum Aperture f/22 Maximum Angle of View (DX-format) 3°10' Minimum Angle of View (DX-format) - Maximum Angle of View (FX-format) 5°
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