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The Nikon 24-70mm f/2.8E 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 camera the focal length gets boosted to 36-105mm (35mm equivalent).
The Nikon 24-70mm ED VR features a fixed fast maximum aperture of f/2.8 throughout the entire zoom range. This makes the lens capable of capturing up to four times as much light than most standard zoom lenses, making the lens ideal for low/dim light shooting.
Two ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass elements minimizes chromatic aberration to deliver superior sharpness and colour reproduction.
Four aspherical lens elements (One ED aspherical, three normal aspherical) corrects various lens aberrations such as lateral chromatic aberration, coma flare at the periphery, as well as distortion and spherical aberration.
A Nano Crystal coat is applied to eliminate internal lens element reflections to effectively reduce ghosting and flares.
A fluorine coating effectively repels dust, water droplets, grease or dirt, ensuring easy removal even when they adhere to the lens surface. The fluorine coat is also anti-reflective and helps to the capture clear images.
The Vibration Reduction (VR) system in the 24-70mm ED VR reduces camera shake/movements to decrease blur. The VR system is rated at a 4 stop equivalent and enables users to shoot shutter speeds at up to 16 times slower than non-VR/IS lenses, and still get sharp and blur free images.
An electromagnetic diaphragm mechanism is incorporated into the lens to enable stable and reliable auto-exposure (AE) with high-speed continuous shooting.
All AF-S NIKKOR lenses feature Nikon's SWM which enables high-speed autofocusing that's both extremely accurate, and super quiet.
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.
|Focal length||24-70 mm|
|Lens construction||20 elements in 16 groups (including two ED glass, one aspherical ED glass, three aspherical lens and one HRI lens elements; lens elements with Nano Crystal Coat and fluorine coat)|
|Angle of view||Nikon FX-format D-SLR cameras: 84°-34°20'|
Nikon DX-format D-SLR cameras: 61°-22°50'
|Minimum focus distance||35-50 mm focal length: 0.38 m/1.25 ft from focal plane|
24, 28, 70 mm focal lengths: 0.41 m/1.35 ft from focal plane
|Maximum reproduction ratio||0.28x|
|No. of diaphragm blades||9 (rounded diaphragm opening)|
|Filter-attachment size||82 mm (P = 0.75 mm)|
|Dimensions||Approximately 88.0 mm maximum diameter x 154.5 mm (distance from camera lens mount flange)|
|Weight||Approximately 1070 g/2.4 lb|
|Supplied accessories||LC-82 82 mm snap-on Front Lens Cap, LF-4 Rear Lens Cap, HB-74 Bayonet Hood, CL-M3 Lens Case|
|Compatible accessories||82 mm screw-on filters (82 mm Neutral Color NC Filter/82 mm Circular Polarizing Filter II)|
All products excluding batteries sold by Orms are covered by a minimum of a one year local warranty, reckoned from the date of purchase, to protect you against manufacturing defects.
Canon IXUS, PowerShot compact cameras are covered by a full 1 Year Warranty
Canon DSLR and Mirrorless cameras are covered by a full 2 Year Warranty.
Canon video cameras including Legria and X-series are covered by a full 1 Year Warranty.
Nikon compacts excluding the Coolpix P900 are covered by a full 1 Year Warranty.
Nikon DSLR's including the CoolPix P900 and are covered by a full 2 Year Warranty.
Panasonic cameras and lenses are covered by a full 2 Year Warranty.
Fujifilm cameras are covered by a 2 Year Warranty.
Sigma and Tamron products are covered by a 3 Year Warranty, which only applies to when registering your Tamron/Sigma product.
Lexar and Sandisk memory cards are covered by a Limited Lifetime Warranty.
Lowepro's Limited Original Owner Warranty covers defects in materials and workmanship during the useful life of the product. The warranty does not cover damage caused by improper care.
All used gear sold by ORMS is supplied with a 6 Month Warranty.
All refurbished gear sold by ORMS is supplied with a 12 Month Warranty.
Please contact our service division straight away on 021 - 469 1962 and notify them of the fault. You may also e-mail them at email@example.com
1. If a product is defective / faulty, ORMS will replace the product within a 10 day period deemed from the date of receiving the product. ORMS will also cover the shipping costs within the borders of South Africa.
2. During the warranty period, Orms will arrange collection of the faulty item, facilitate the repair and then ship the product back to the customer, bearing all risks and costs.
Orms is not obliged to repair products that fall outside of the manufacturers warranty period, or products that are damaged accidentally, however Orms in seeking to deliver the highest standard of customer service will gladly assist the customer in having the product repaired via the network of repair agents with which Orms has business dealings.
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We use DawnWing couriers as our preferred method of delivery.
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Your parcel is well packaged and bubble wrapped before delivery. We also fully insure your parcels contents for the journey to your door.
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Please Note: The above prices quoted are for ordering online through the ORMSdirect website only. A different rate will be quoted if handled manually through our camera sales department. Our delivery service only runs from Monday to Friday. Saturday morning deliveries can be done by special arrangement only and at an additional charge. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange. We reserve the right to re-quote the delivery fee should this become too expensive.
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