Nikon 300mm f/2.8G AF-S VR II Lens Specifications and Measurements

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SpecificationsNikon 300mm f/2.8G AF-S VR II Lens
  Nikon 300mm f/2.8G AF-S VR II Lens
Mounts On Full Frame, APS-C
Lenses / Groups 11/8
Angle of View: Diagonal 8°10'
Angle of View: Horizontal
Angle of View: Vertical
Aperture Range - Wide / Long f/2.8-22
Number of Aperture Blades
Rounded Aperture?
Manufacturer Specification Weight 2900g
Actual Weight 2890g
Lens Hood Weight 185g
In-Use Weight 3075g
Manufacturer Spec Size (DxL) 124 x 267.5mm
Measured Size (DxL) 123.95 x 277.95mm
Max Diameter at Tripod Ring 136.25mm
Max Length at Full Extension 277.95mm
Internal Zoom? / Extends with Zoom?
Internal Focusing? / Extends with Focusing? Y / N
Lens Hood Size (DxL) 148.51 x 122.91mm
Lens Length with Hood (Min / Max) 374.34 / 374.34mm
Size of Rings - Zoom / Focus / 64.7mm
Filter Size 52mm  UV ► CP ►
Front Element (Filter Mount) Rotates N
AF Motor Type SWM
Full Time Manual Focus Y
Focus Ring Rotation 236°
Focus Limiter? / Focus Limiter Ranges
Distance Scale? / Type Y / Window
Close Focus  
Specified Min Focus Distance 2286mm
Tested Min Focus Distance (Wide / Long) 2166mm
Maximum Magnification (MM) 0.16x
Tripod Ring Included? / Removable? Y /
Zoom Ring Lock Switch?
Lens Hood Included / Model? Y / HK-30 Buy ►
Weather Sealed? / Filter Required? /
Image Stabilization? / Stops? / Tripod Sensing? Y / /
Extender Compatible? Y
Case Included? / Type? Y / CL-L1 Buy ►
1200mm x 800mm Subject Framing Distance 300mm = 10316mm
420mm = 14100mm (w/ 1.4x)
600mm x 400mm Target:
500mm = 8835mm (w/ 1.7x)
600mm = 10126mm (w/ 2.0x)
Year Introduced 1996
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