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 3880g
Actual Weight 3875g
Lens Hood Weight 275g
In-Use Weight 4150g
Manufacturer Spec Size (DxL) 139.5 x 391mm
Measured Size (DxL) 139.49 x 398.88mm
Max Diameter at Tripod Ring 172.87mm
Max Length at Full Extension 398.88mm
Internal Zoom? / Extends with Zoom? / N
Internal Focusing? / Extends with Focusing? Y / N
Lens Hood Size (DxL) 164.53 x 183.19mm
Lens Length with Hood (Min / Max) 557.18 / 557.18mm
Size of Rings - Zoom / Focus / 79.2mm
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 3840mm
Tested Min Focus Distance (Wide / Long) 3804mm
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 ►
1200mm x 800mm Subject Framing Distance 600mm x 400mm Target:
500mm = 8844mm
700mm = 12018mm (w/ 1.4x)
850mm = 14623mm (w/ 1.7x)
300mm x 200mm Target:
1000mm = 8709mm (w/ 2.0x)
Year Introduced 2007
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