Nikon AF-S Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8E FL ED VR Review

December 6, 2016 | Mark Goldstein |

Specifications

    • Focal length

    • 70 – 200 mm

    • Maximum aperture

    • f/2.8, automatic electro-magnetic aperture control

    • Minimum aperture

    • f/22, automatic electro-magnetic aperture control

    • Vibration reduction

    • 4.0 stops (in NORMAL mode, based on CIPA standards). Modes available: VR OFF, NORMAL, SPORT. Can be used in combination with tripods (automatic detection)

    • Lens construction

    • 22 elements in 18 groups (including 6 ED glass, 1 fluorite lens and 1 HRI lens elements and lens elements with Nano Crystal coat or fluorine coat )

    • Angle of view

    • 34°20' - 12°20' (22°50' - 8°00' with a DX-format camera)

    • Minimum focus distance

    • 1.1 m / 3.6 ft. from focal plane. Focus limit switch available (5 m - ∞ or 1.1 m - ∞)

    • Maximum reproduction ratio

    • 0.21x

    • No. of diaphragm blades

    • 9 (rounded diaphragm opening)

    • Filter attachment size

    • 77 mm

    • Diameter x length (extension from lens mount)

    • Approx. 88.5 mm maximum diameter × 202.5 mm (distance from camera lens mount flange, based upon CIPA guidelines)

    • Weight

    • Approx. 1430 g (based upon CIPA guidelines)

    • Supplied accessories

    • LC-77 77mm snap-on front lens cap, LF-4 rear lens cap, HB-78 Bayonet Hood, CL-M2 semi-soft lenscase