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Nikon Black AF-S DX Nikkor 55-300MM F/4.5-5.6G ED VR Lens - 2197

Abt Model: 2197N
Nikon - 2197 - Digital Camera & Camcorder Lenses
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Compact DX-Format Zoom Lens/ VR II Image Stabilization/ High Refractive Index Lens Element/ Silent Wave Motor/ 5.5X Telephoto Zoom Lens/ Tripod Detection Mode/ 2 Extra-Low Dispersion Elements/ Rounded 9-Blade Diaphragm/ Black Finish
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Nikon Black AF-S DX Nikkor 55-300MM F/4.5-5.6G ED VR Lens - 2197N

Compact 5.5X DX-format telephoto zoom lens with High Refractive Index lens element and ED glass is Ideal for capturing distant subjects at athletic events, family pictures, dramatic sunsets, travel and more. VR II image stabilization for handheld shooting at up to 4 shutter speeds slower than would otherwise be possible, assuring dramatically sharper still images and stable video capture.

Features:

  • Compact DX-format zoom lens with High Refractive Index lens element, ED glass and VR II image stabilization
    • Expanded photo and video opportunities that's designed to bring the action closer to the photographer.
  • Nikon VR II Image Stabilization
    • Vibration Reduction, engineered specifically for each VR NIKKOR lens, enables handheld shooting at up to 4 shutter speeds slower than would otherwise be possible, assuring dramatically sharper still images and video capture.
  • HRI (High Refractive Index) Lens Element
    • HRI lens element is essential to keeping the lens compact while offering high contrast even at maximum aperture.
  • Exclusive Nikon Silent Wave Motor (SWM)
    • Enables fast, accurate and quiet autofocus.
  • Minimum focus distance to 4.6 feet at all focal lengths
  • 5.5X Telephoto Zoom lens
    • Ideal for capturing distant subjects at athletic events, family pictures, dramatic sunsets, travel and more. Angle of view equivalent to a focal length of 82.5 to 450mm in FX/35mm format D-SLR.
  • Tripod Detection Mode
    • Reduces vibration that may occur due to shutter release when mounted on a tripod.
  • 2 Extra-low Dispersion (ED) Elements
    • Effectively minimizes chromatic aberration, even at the widest aperture settings.
  • Nikon Super Integrated Coating (SIC)
    • Enhances light transmission efficiency and offers superior color consistency and reduces flare.
  • Rounded 9-Blade Diaphragm
    • Renders more natural appearance of out-of-focus image areas.

Package Content:

  • HB-57 Snap-on Type Lens Hood
  • LC-58 Snap-on Front Lens Cap
  • LF-4 Rear Lens Cap
  • CL-1020 Soft Lens Case

Specifications:

  • Mount Type Nikon F-Bayonet
  • Focal Length Range 55-300mm
  • Maximum Aperture 4.5
  • Minimum Aperture 22
  • Maximum Angle of View (DX-format) 28°50'
  • Minimum Angle of View (DX-format) 5°20'
  • Maximum Reproduction Ratio 0.28x
  • Lens (Elements) 17
  • Lens (Groups) 11
  • High Refractive Index Elements 1
  • Compatible Format(s)
    • DX
    • FX in DX Crop Mode
  • VR (Vibration Reduction) Image Stabilization Yes
  • Diaphragm Blades 9
  • Distance Information Yes
  • ED Glass (Elements) 2
  • Super Integrated Coating Yes
  • Autofocus Yes
  • AF-S (Silent Wave Motor) Yes
  • Minimum Focus Distance 4.6 ft. (1.4m) throughout entire zoom range
  • Focus Mode Auto/Manual
  • Filter Size 58mm
  • Accepts Filter Type Screw-on
  • Lens Case CL-1020
  • Lens Hood HB-57

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Length: 4.8"
  • Diameter: 3"

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit: 1 lb
  • Shipping: 2 lbs
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Nikon Black AF-S DX Nikkor 55-300MM F/4.5-5.6G ED VR Lens
 
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      5.0

      I would buy this product again.

      By Duster

      from Illinois

      About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Easy To Use
      • Lightweight
      • Reliable

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Everyday use
        • Traveling

        Comments about Nikon Black AF-S DX Nikkor 55-300MM F/4.5-5.6G ED VR Lens:

        Very pleased with this lens.

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        5.0

        Great Lens

        By Dong Du

        from Columbus,OH

        About Me Technically Challenged

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Improves Picture Quality

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Shooting Outdoors
          • Upgrade

          Comments about Nikon Black AF-S DX Nikkor 55-300MM F/4.5-5.6G ED VR Lens:

          Nikon D3100 is much powerful with this lens.

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          5.0

          Great lens, great price

          By TX Bubba

          from Round Rock, TX

          About Me Parent

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Compact Design
          • Easy To Use

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Shooting Indoors
            • Shooting Outdoors

            Comments about Nikon Black AF-S DX Nikkor 55-300MM F/4.5-5.6G ED VR Lens:

            Great lens for the price point. Focuses better in lower light than I expected for the fstop.

            Service and delivery comments:

            Abt was great. Ample communication and very prompt shipment.

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            Nikon Black AF-S DX Nikkor 55-300MM F/4.5-5.6G ED VR Lens

            Nikon Black AF-S DX Nikkor 55-300MM F/4.5-5.6G ED VR Lens

            UPC Code: 018208021970
            $396.95
            In Stock


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