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Nikon AF-S Nikkor 500mm f/4E FL ED VR Telephoto Lens

Model: 20053
SKU: NIK-12542
 
 
USD $10,299.95

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About the Nikon AF-S Nikkor 500mm f/4E FL ED VR Telephoto Lens

For Nikon F (FX) Mounts
Image Stabilized
Takes Drop-In Filters
AF Type: Autofocus
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Nikon's legendary 500mm super telephoto lens is now nearly 2 pounds lighter than the previous model and ready for the most demanding conditions. With brilliant optical performance, improved AF tracking, a high-speed electromagnetic diaphragm that keeps pace with Nikon's fastest DSLRs plus VR image stabilization, the AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/4E FL ED VR is a game-changer for outdoor, sports, action and nature photographers or anyone looking to get the most out of their current DSLR. The lens comes with a new lightweight hard-shell case.

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Hard-working super-telephoto prime lens built for the field.

This professional-caliber 500mm super-telephoto prime lens stops distant action in in its tracks. Featuring Nikon’s superior Vibration Reduction (VR II) image stabilization and performance enhancing lens technologies, superior NIKKOR optics and a lightweight magnesium die-cast barrel with dust and moisture resistance, it’s ideal for photographers in the field shooting motor sports, outdoor athletes, wildlife and much more. Nikon VR (Vibration Reduction) image stabilization provides 3.0 stops* of blur free handheld shooting, assuring dramatically sharper still images and HD video capture.

Stop distant action in its tracks. Fast super-telephoto performance.

With 500mm of super-telephoto reach, there isn’t much you can’t capture with the AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/4G ED VR. Whether you’re on assignment at a race or after elusive critters in the wild, you can expect brilliantly crisp and dramatic images in rich color and amazing detail. Plus, the AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/4G ED VR is fully compatible with all Nikon Teleconverters, so you can double the effective reach.

Engineered for the field. Rugged, reliable and lightweight.

The AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/4G ED VR is a workhorse on the track and in the field. Its rugged, lightweight design features a magnesium die-cast barrel and professional-grade dust- and moisture-resistant construction. It’s also host to an arsenal of innovative Nikon lens technologies like Vibration Reduction (VR II) image stabilization with tripod detection mode for minimizing shutter release vibration, Silent Wave Motor (SWM) for ultra-fast, ultra-quiet autofocusing, exclusive Nano Crystal Coat (N) and Extra-low Dispersion (ED) glass for superior color, sharpness and contrast. Even in the most demanding shooting situations, the AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/4G ED VR performs brilliantly.

Nikon Vibration Reduction

Learn more about Nikon’s in-lens VR image stabilization which assures dramatically sharper still images and video capture when shooting handheld.

In The Box

  • Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/4G ED VR
  • vHK-34 Slip-on lens hood
  • CT-504 trunk case
  • Slip-in filter holder
  • 52-mm screw-in NC filter
  • LN-1 strap
  • Monopod collar

*Supplied accessories may differ depending on country or area.

Additional Information

Manufacturer Nikon
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Lens Type Telephoto
Mounts Nikon F (FX)
Min. Aperture f22
Max. Aperture f4
Filter Size Drop-In
Weather-sealed Splash / Dust

Mount Type Nikon F-Bayonet
Focal Length 500mm
Maximum Aperture f/4
Minimum Aperture f/22
Format FX/35mm
Maximum Angle of View (DX-format) 3°10'
Maximum Angle of View (FX-format)
Maximum Reproduction Ratio 0.14x
Lens Elements 14
Lens Groups 11
Compatible Format(s) FX
DX
FX in DX Crop Mode
35mm Film
VR (Vibration Reduction) Image Stabilization Yes
Diaphragm Blades 9
Distance Information Yes
Nano Crystal Coat Yes
ED Glass Elements 3
Super Integrated Coating Yes
Autofocus Yes
AF-S (Silent Wave Motor) Yes
Internal Focusing Yes
Minimum Focus Distance 12.6 ft. (4.0m)
Focus Mode Manual
Manual/Auto
Auto/Manual
Memory Recall
G-type Yes
Filter Size 52mm
Accepts Filter Type Slip-in
Compatible with Nikon AF-S Teleconverters Yes (refer to the product manual for details)
Approx. Dimensions (Diameter x Length) 5.5 in. (139.5 mm) x 15.4 in. (391 mm)
Approx. Weight 136.9 oz. (3,880 g)


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