Nikon 500mm f/4G AF-S VR Lens Specifications and Measurements

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SpecificationsNikon 500mm f/4G AF-S VR Lens
  Nikon 500mm f/4G AF-S VR Lens
Mounts On Full Frame, APS-C
Lenses / Groups 14/11
Angle of View: Diagonal
Angle of View: Horizontal
Angle of View: Vertical
Aperture Range - Wide / Long f/4-22
Number of Aperture Blades 9
Rounded Aperture?
Manufacturer Specification Weight 137 oz
Actual Weight 136.8 oz
Lens Hood Weight 9.7 oz
In-Use Weight 146.5 oz
Manufacturer Spec Size (DxL) 5.49 x 15.39”
Measured Size (DxL) 5.49 x 15.7”
Max Diameter at Tripod Ring 6.8”
Max Length at Full Extension 15.7”
Internal Zoom? / Extends with Zoom? / N
Internal Focusing? / Extends with Focusing? Y / N
Lens Hood Size (DxL) 6.48 x 7.21”
Lens Length with Hood (Min / Max) 21.94 / 21.94”
Size of Rings - Zoom / Focus / 3.12”
Filter Size 52mm  UV ► CP ►
Front Element (Filter Mount) Rotates N
AF Motor Type SWM
Full Time Manual Focus Y
Focus Limiter? / Focus Limiter Ranges
Distance Scale? / Type Y / Window
Close Focus  
Specified Min Focus Distance 151.2”
Tested Min Focus Distance (Wide / Long) 149.76”
Maximum Magnification (MM) 0.14x
Tripod Ring Included? / Removable? Y /
Zoom Ring Lock Switch?
Lens Hood Included / Model? Y / HK-34 Buy ►
Weather Sealed? / Filter Required? /
Image Stabilization? / Stops? / Tripod Sensing? Y / /
Extender Compatible? Y
Case Included? / Type? Y / CT-504 Buy ►
47.25" x 31.5" Subject Framing Distance 23.62" x 15.75" Target:
500mm = 29.01'
700mm = 39.43' (w/ 1.4x)
850mm = 47.98' (w/ 1.7x)
11.81" x 7.87" Target:
1000mm = 28.57' (w/ 2.0x)
Year Introduced 2007
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