Nikon AF NIKKOR 70-300mm f/4-5.6G

Nikon AF Nikkor 70-300mm f/4-5.6G

Lens Summary

Brand: Nikon

Also Known As: Nikon 70-300mm f/4-5.6G

Lens Type: Zoom Lens

Format: Full Frame / FX

Focus: Autofocus

Lens Mount: Nikon F

Release Date: 2000-08-29

MSRP Price: $172.95

Made in: Japan

Infrared Rating: Good

Production Status: In Production

Lens Description: This high-power 4.3x telephoto zoom is a versatile and lightweight answer to bringing family action closer.

Nikon AF NIKKOR 70-300mm f/4-5.6G Specifications

Lens Specifications
* Supplied accessories may differ depending on country or area 
Lens TypeZoom Lens
Focal Length70-300mm
Mount TypeNikon F
FormatFull Frame / FX
Compatible Format(s)FX, DX, FX in DX Crop Mode, 35mm Film
Compatible with TeleconvertersNo
Zoom Ratio4.3x
Maximum Reproduction Ratio0.26x
Vibration Reduction (Image Stabilization)No
Aperture Information
Aperture RingNo
Maximim Aperturef/4
Minimum Aperturef/32
Maximum Angle of View (APS-C or smaller format)22°50'
Minimum Angle of View (APS-C or smaller format)5°20'
Maximum Angle of View (Full frame or larger format)34°20'
Minimum Angle of View (Full frame or larger format)8°10'
Optical Information
Lens Elements13
Lens Groups9
Diaphragm Blades9
Super Integrated Coat (SIC)Yes
Focus Information
Built-in Focus MotorNo
Minimum Focus Distance4.9 ft. (1.5m)
Focus Mode SwitchAuto, Manual
Distance InformationYes
Filter Information
Filter Size62mm
Accepts Filter TypeScrew-on
Physical Characteristics
Weather / Dust SealingNo
Mount MaterialMetal
Dimensions(Approx.) 2.9x4.6 in. (Diameter x Length), 74x116.5mm (Diameter x Length)
Weight(Approx.) 15.0 oz. (425g)
Other Information
Available in ColorsBlack
Supplied AccessoriesHB-26 Hood, 62mm lens cap, Rear lens cap

Lens Construction

AF Zoom-Nikkor 70-300mm f/4-5.6G Construction

MTF Chart

AF Zoom-Nikkor 70-300mm f/4-5.6G MTF Tele AF Zoom-Nikkor 70-300mm f/4-5.6G MTF Wide

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