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Nikon AF-S 200-400mm f/4G VR lenses


  • pro super telephoto zoom lens which require a tripod or monopod as they are over 3kg

new Nikon AF-S 200-400mm f/4G VRII ED N lens

  • adds improved VR, nano coating and a new “M/A” focus mode ignores slight motion of the focus ring before reverting to manual focus
  • slightly longer, heavier and more expensive


Image courtesy of Ken Rockwell


  • 200-400mm f/4 full frame lens
  • “4EV” VR
  • same optic design, diaphragm blades and close focus as old version
  • 52mm drop-in filters
  • nano coating
  • 118.5 oz. / 3,360g / 7.4 pounds)
  • 365.5mm (14.4“)
  • $US6999


old Nikon AF-S 200-400mm f/4G VR lens

  • sold 2003-2010


  • 52mm drop-in filters
  • “3EV” VR
  • 24 elements in 17 groups incl. 4 ED
  • 9 circular blades
  • dust seal at rear mount
  • focus limiter 6m - infinity
  • AF lock
  • memory recall reverts to saved focus position
  • 6.5'/2m close focus giving 1:3.7
  • 7.2 pounds (115 oz. or 3,275g)
  • 124mm x 358mm long
  • $US6100


photo/nikonafs200-400.txt · Last modified: 2016/01/11 14:54 by gary1

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