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    AS

    AS stands for Aspherical lens elements. This type of lens utilizes non-spherical surfaces on either one or both sides of the glass in order to eliminate certain types of lens aberration.

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    Electromagnetic Diaphragm Mechanism

    An electromagnetic diaphragm mechanism in the lens barrel provides highly accurate electronic diaphragm or aperture blade control when using auto exposure during continuous shooting. With conventional D/G type lenses, the diaphragm blades are operated by mechanical linkage levers.

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    ED (Extra-Low Dispersion) Glass

    An optical glass developed by Nikon that is used with normal optical glass in telephoto lenses to obtain optimum correction of chromatic aberrations.

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    Fluorine Coat

    Photographers need gear that can withstand the elements. Nikon’s fluorine coat effectively repels dust, water droplets, grease or dirt, ensuring easy removal even when they adhere to the lens surface. Nikon’s fluorine coat endures a high frequency of lens surface wiping and its anti-reflective effect also contributes to the capture of clear images.

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    IF Lens

    A NIKKOR lens in which only the internal lens group shifts during focusing. Thus, IF NIKKORS do not change in size during AF operation, allowing for compact, lightweight lenses capable of closer focusing distances. These lenses will be designated with the abbreviation IF on the lens barrel.

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    Nano Crystal Coat

    An anti-reflective coating developed by Nikon that virtually eliminates internal lens element reflections across a wide range of wavelengths. Nano Crystal Coat solves ghost effects caused by red light and effectively reduces ghost and flare caused by light entering the lens diagonally.

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    Silent Wave Motor

    AF-S NIKKOR lenses feature Nikon’s Silent Wave Motor (SWM). This technology converts “traveling waves” into rotational energy to focus the optics. This enables high-speed autofocusing that's extremely accurate and super quiet.

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    Super Integrated Coating

    Nikon Super Integrated Coating is Nikon's term for its multilayer coating of the optical elements in NIKKOR lenses.

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    Vibration Reduction

    A Nikon in-lens technology that improves image stability by automatically compensating for camera shake. Lenses that offer VR will feature the abbreviation VR on the lens barrel.

Tech Specs

  • Focal Length Range

    Focal Length Range

    16 - 80mm
  • Maximum Aperture

    Maximum Aperture

    f/ 2.8-4
  • Format

    DX
  • VR (Vibration Reduction) Image Stabilization

    VR (Vibration Reduction) Image Stabilization

    Yes
  • Nano Crystal Coat

    Yes
  • AF-S (Silent Wave Motor)

    AF-S (Silent Wave Motor)

    Yes
  • Approx. Dimensions (Diameter x Length)

    Approx. Dimensions (Diameter x Length)

    3.1 in. (80 mm) x 3.3 in. (85.5 mm)
  • Approx. Weight

    Approx. Weight

    16.1 oz. (480 g)
  • Mount Type
    Nikon F-Bayonet
  • Focal Length Range
    16 - 80mm
  • Zoom Ratio
    5x
  • Maximum Aperture
    f/ 2.8-4
  • Minimum Aperture
    f/ 22
  • Format
    DX
  • Maximum Angle of View (DX-format)
    83°
  • Minimum Angle of View (DX-format)
    20°
  • Maximum Reproduction Ratio
    0.22xx
  • Lens Construction Elements
    17
  • Lens Construction Groups
    13
  • Compatible Format(s)
    DX
  • VR (Vibration Reduction) Image Stabilization
    Yes
  • Diaphragm Blades
    7
  • Distance Information
    Yes
  • Nano Crystal Coat
    Yes
  • ED Glass Elements
    4
  • Fluorine Coat
    Yes
  • Aspherical Elements
    3
  • Super Integrated Coating
    Yes
  • Autofocus
    Yes
  • AF-S (Silent Wave Motor)
    Yes
  • Internal Focusing
    Yes
  • Minimum Focus Distance
    1.15 ft.(0.35m)
  • Focus Mode
    Auto, Manual
  • E-type
    Yes
  • Filter Size
    72mm
  • Accepts Filter Type
    Screw-on
  • Approx. Dimensions (Diameter x Length)
    3.1 in. (80 mm) x 3.3 in. (85.5 mm)
  • Approx. Weight
    16.1 oz. (480 g)
  • Lens Type
    Zoom

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