Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/4E FL ED VR Review

September 15, 2015 | Jack Baker |

Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/4E FL ED VR Specifications

Focal length 500 mm
Maximum aperture f/4
Minimum aperture f/22
Lens construction 16 elements in 12 groups (including 3 ED lens elements, 2 fluorite elements, and lens elements with Nano-Crystal Coatings) and 1 protective glass element (with fluorine coating)
Angle of view Nikon film SLR and FX-format D-SLR cameras: 5° 00' - Nikon DX-format D-SLR cameras: 3° 10'
Minimum focus distance 3.6 m from focal plane
Maximum reproduction ratio 0.15x
No. of diaphragm blades 9 (rounded diaphragm opening)
Diaphragm Electromagnetic
Filter attachment size 40.5 mm (drop-in)
Diameter x length (extension from lens mount) Approx. 140 x 387 mm
Weight Approx. 3,090 g
Supplied accessories Slip-on front lens cap, LF-4 Rear Lens Cap, HK-34 Lens Hood, 40.5 mm screw-in NC filter, CT-505 Lens Case, LN-2 Strap, Monopod collar