Nikon AF-S 180-400mm f/4E TC1.4 FL ED VR Lens (Pre-Order)
- Nikon F-Mount Lens/FX Format
- Aperture Range: f/4 to f/32
- Built-In 1.4x Teleconverter
- One Fluorite and Eight ED Elements
- Nano Crystal & Super Integrated Coatings
- Fluorine Coated Front Lens Element
- Silent Wave Motor and Internal Focusing
- Vibration Reduction, Sport/Tripod Modes
- Electromagnetic Diaphragm Mechanism
- Removable, Rotatable Tripod Collar
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The Nikon AF-S 180-400mm f/4E TC1.4 FL ED VR is full frame (FX format) lens. Nikon's full frame lenses can be mounted on Nikon professional bodies (FX), or even cropped sensor (DX) bodies. When the lens is mounted on a DX crop Nikon camera the standard (non TC) focal length gets boosted to 270-600mm (35mm equivalent) or 378-840mm (35mm equivalent).
Wide focal range of of 180-560mm
The Nikon 180-400mm TC1.4 lens with its built-in 1.4x teleconverter covers several popular telephoto focal lengths; enabling you to capture a wide variety of hard to reach subjects from a single lens; and zoom in, or out, to frame your subject.
Fast f/4 maximum aperture
The Nikon AF-S 180-400mm f/4E TC1.4 features a fixed fast maximum aperture of f/4 throughout the standard zoom range, or f/5.6 with the 1.4x TC. This combined with its nifty 4-stop vibration reduction makes capturing sharp pictures in dim light a breeze.
Eight ED glass elements and Super Integrated coatings
Eight ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass elements minimizes chromatic aberration to deliver superior sharpness and colour reproduction, and a Super Integrated coatings helps to reduce ghosting and flares
4 Stop Vibration Reduction (VR) with Sport mode
The Vibration Reduction (VR) system in the 180-400mm TC ED VR reduces camera shake/movement induced blur for sharper images. The VR system is rated at a 4 stop equivalent and enables users to shoot at much slower shutter speeds than non-VR/IS lenses, and still get sharp and blur free images.
Sport mode limits vibration reduction to the minimum needed for subjects that are moving quickly and unpredictably. The viewfinder offers a more stable image when the camera is mounted on a monopod. Even when the camera is hand-held, the image in the viewfinder remains as stable and smooth as if the camera were on a monopod, making it easier to track the subject when the camera is panned during high-speed burst shooting. Frame rate and shutter response are unaffected.
Electromagnetic diaphragm mechanism
An electromagnetic diaphragm mechanism is incorporated into the lens to enable stable and reliable auto-exposure (AE) with high-speed continuous shooting.
Silent Wave Motor
All AF-S NIKKOR lenses feature Nikon's SWM which enables high-speed autofocusing that's both extremely accurate, and super quiet.
Internal Focusing (IF)
All optical movement is limited to the interior of the non-extending lens barrel. This allows for a more compact, lightweight construction with a closer focusing distance, and makes using tinted/polarised filters a breeze.
The tripod collar provides a well-balanced and secure support when shooting from a monopod or tripod.
Compatible with a range of teleconverters
If the built-in 1.4x teleconverter is not good enough you can also mount, or even stack, the Nikon AF-S 180-400mm f/4E TC1.4 FL ED VR lens with optional teleconverters such as the TC-14E III, TC-17E II, or TC-20E III. On certain configurations AF might only be possible with f/8-compatible camera bodies.
Fluorite Lens Element
The Nikon AF-S 180-400mm f/4E TC1.4 makes use of Fluorite (FL) lens element to reduce the overall lens weight, and improve balance for easier handling.
Protective Fluorine coating
A water-and oil-repellent fluorine coating on the front element's surface protects the lens from fingerprints, dirt and smudges and provides easy cleaning. The coating also provides an enhanced level of durability, and will sustain its effectiveness for years.
Compatible with the below bodies
D5, D4 series, D3 series, Df, D850, D810, D810A, D800 series, D750, D700, D610, D600, D500, D300 series, D7500, D7200, D7100, D7000, D5600, D5500, D5300, D5200, D5100, D5000, D3400, D3300, D3200, D3100, Nikon 1 J1, J2, J3, J4, J5 with FT-1, Nikon 1 V1, V2, V3 with FT-1, Nikon 1 S1, S2 with FT-1.
- Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 180-400mm f/4E TC1.4 FL ED VR Lens
- LC-K103 Front Lens Cap
- LF-4 Rear Lens Cap
- HK-41 Lens Hood
- Drop-In Filter Holder
- NC 40.5mm Neutral Color Filter
- LN-2 Lens Strap for NIKKOR 800mm f/5.6E FL ED VR
- CL-L2 Soft Case
- Tripod Collar
Mount TypeType E AF-S lens with built-in CPU and F mount (1.4x Teleconverter built-in)
Focal Length Range180 -400 mmWith built-in TC 252-560 mm
Zoom Ratio2.2 x
Maximum Aperturef/ 4With built-in TC f/5.6
Minimum Aperturef/ 32With built-in TC f/45
Maximum Angle of View (DX-format)9°
Minimum Angle of View (DX-format)4°
Maximum Angle of View (DX-format) with built-in Teleconverter6°20'
Minimum Angle of View (DX-format) with built-in Teleconverter2°50'
Maximum Angle of View (FX-format)13°40'
Minimum Angle of View (FX-format)6°10'
Maximum Angle of View (FX-format) with built-in Teleconverter9°50'
Minimum Angle of View (FX-format) with built-in Teleconverter4°30'
Maximum Reproduction Ratio0.25x (at 400 mm)
0.36x (at 560 mm)
Built-in Teleconverter Lens Elements8
Built-in Teleconverter Lens Groups5
VR (Vibration Reduction) Image StabilizationYes
Nano Crystal CoatYes
ED Glass Elements8
Super Integrated CoatingYes
AF-S (Silent Wave Motor)Yes
Minimum Focus Distance6.6 ft. (2.0 m) from focal plane
Filter Size40.5 mm
Accepts Filter TypeDrop-in filter
Compatible with Nikon AF-S TeleconvertersYes (refer to the product manual for details)
Approx. Dimensions (Diameter x Length)5.0 in.(128.0 mm)x 14.2 in.(362.5 mm)Distance from camera lens mount flange
Based on CIPA Guidelines
Approx. Weight123.4 oz.(3,500 g)Based on CIPA Guidelines
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