Nikon 300mm f/4D AF-S Lens Specifications and Measurements

SpecificationsNikon 300mm f/4D AF-S Lens
  Nikon 300mm f/4D AF-S Lens
Year Introduced2000
Mounts OnFull Frame, APS-C
Lenses / Groups10/6
Angle of View: Diagonal8°10'
Aperture Range - Wide / Long f/4-32
Number of Aperture Blades 9
Rounded Aperture?
Manufacturer Specification Weight 50.8 oz  (1440g)
Actual Weight 45.9 oz  (1300g)
Tripod Ring Weight 5.3 oz  (150g)
In-Use Weight 51.2 oz  (1450g)
Manufacturer Spec Size (DxL) 3.54 x 8.76”  (90 x 222.5mm)
Measured Size (DxL) 3.54 x 9.1”  (90 x 231.1mm)
Max Diameter at Tripod Ring 4.6”  (116.5mm)
Max Length at Full Extension 9.1”  (231.1mm)
Internal Focusing? / Extends with Focusing? Y / N
Lens Hood Size (DxL) 3.54 x 2.55”  (90 x 64.8mm)
Lens Length with Hood (Min-Max) 10.89 - 10.89”  (276.7 - 276.7mm)
Size of Rings: Focus / Zoom 1.91”  (48.6mm)
Filter Size 77mm  UV ► CP ►
Front Element (Filter Mount) Rotates N
AF Motor Type SWM
Full Time Manual Focus Y
Focus Ring Rotation 171°
Focus Limiter? / Focus Limiter Ranges
Distance Scale? / Type Y / Window
Close Focus  
Specified Min Focus Distance 57.6”  (1463mm)
Tested Min Focus Distance (Wide / Long) 53.54”  (1360mm)
Maximum Magnification (MM) 0.27x
Tripod Ring Included? / Removable? Y /
Lens Hood Included / Model? Y / Integrated
Weather Sealed? / Filter Required? /
Image Stabilization? / Stops? / Tripod Sensing? N
Extender Compatible? Y
Case Included? / Type? Y / CL-M2 Buy ►
47.25" x 31.5" Subject Framing Distance 300mm = 33.60'
420mm = 46.06' (w/ 1.4x)
23.62" x 15.75" Target:
500mm = 28.82' (w/ 1.7x)
600mm = 33.05' (w/ 2.0x)
1200mm x 800mm Subject Framing Distance 300mm = 10242mm
420mm = 14038mm (w/ 1.4x)
600mm x 400mm Target:
500mm = 8783mm (w/ 1.7x)
600mm = 10073mm (w/ 2.0x)
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