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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.

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    Silent Wave Motor

    AF-S NIKKOR lenses feature Nikon’s Silent Wave Motor, which represents a significant advance in AF lens technology.

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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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    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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    M/A

    Select NIKKOR lenses have a focusing mode which allows switching from automatic to manual focusing with virtually no lag time by simply turning the focusing ring on the lens.

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    IF Lens

    A NIKKOR lens in which only the internal lens group shifts during focusing. These lenses will be designated with the abbreviation IF on the lens barrel.

Tech Specs

  • Focal Length Range

    Focal Length Range

    16 - 85mm
  • Maximum Aperture

    Maximum Aperture

    f/ 3.5-5.6
  • Format

    DX
  • VR (Vibration Reduction) Image Stabilization

    VR (Vibration Reduction) Image Stabilization

    Yes
  • AF-S (Silent Wave Motor)

    AF-S (Silent Wave Motor)

    Yes
  • Approx. Dimensions (Diameter x Length)

    Approx. Dimensions (Diameter x Length)

    2.8 in. (72 mm) x 3.4 in. (85 mm)
  • Approx. Weight

    Approx. Weight

    17.1 oz. (485 g)
  • Mount Type
    Nikon F-Bayonet
  • Focal Length Range
    16 - 85mm
  • Zoom Ratio
    5.3x
  • Maximum Aperture
    f/ 3.5-5.6
  • Minimum Aperture
    f/ 22
  • Format
    DX
  • Maximum Angle of View (DX-format)
    83°
  • Minimum Angle of View (DX-format)
    18°50’
  • Maximum Reproduction Ratio
    0.22xx
  • Lens Construction Elements
    17
  • Lens Construction Groups
    11
  • Compatible Format(s)
    DX, FX in DX Crop Mode
  • VR (Vibration Reduction) Image Stabilization
    Yes
  • Diaphragm Blades
    7
  • Distance Information
    Yes
  • ED Glass Elements
    2
  • Aspherical Elements
    3
  • Super Integrated Coating
    Yes
  • Autofocus
    Yes
  • AF-S (Silent Wave Motor)
    Yes
  • Internal Focusing
    Yes
  • Minimum Focus Distance
    1.3 ft.(0.38m)
  • Focus Mode
    Auto, Manual
  • G-type
    Yes
  • Filter Size
    67mm
  • Accepts Filter Type
    Screw-on
  • Approx. Dimensions (Diameter x Length)
    2.8 in. (72 mm) x 3.4 in. (85 mm)
  • Approx. Weight
    17.1 oz. (485 g)
  • Lens Type
    Zoom

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