Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 12-24mm f/4G IF-ED

Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 12-24mm f/4G IF-ED

Lens Summary

Brand: Nikon

Also Known As: Nikon 12-24mm f/4G

Lens Type: Zoom Lens

Format: APS-C / DX

Focus: Autofocus

Lens Mount: Nikon F

Release Date: 2003-02-18

MSRP Price: $1099

Made in: Japan

Infrared Rating: Poor

Production Status: In Production

Lens Description: This ultra-wide-angle lens, designed exclusively for use with Nikon’s DX-format, provides a versatile wide-angle zoom perspective.

Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 12-24mm f/4G IF-ED Specifications

Lens Specifications
* Supplied accessories may differ depending on country or area 
Lens TypeZoom Lens
Focal Length12-24mm
Mount TypeNikon F
FormatAPS-C / DX
Compatible Format(s)DX, FX in DX Crop Mode
Compatible with TeleconvertersNo
Zoom Ratio2.0x
Maximum Reproduction Ratio0.12x
Vibration Reduction (Image Stabilization)No
Aperture Information
Aperture RingNo
Maximim Aperturef/4
Minimum Aperturef/22
Maximum Angle of View (APS-C or smaller format)99°
Optical Information
Lens Elements11
Lens Groups7
Diaphragm Blades7
Extra-Low Dispersion Glass Elements2
Aspherical Elements3
Super Integrated Coat (SIC)Yes
Focus Information
Built-in Focus MotorYes
Silent Wave Motor (SWM)Yes
Internal FocusingYes
Minimum Focus Distance1.0 ft. (0.3m)
Focus Mode SwitchAuto, Manual
Distance InformationYes
Filter Information
Filter Size77mm
Accepts Filter TypeScrew-on
Physical Characteristics
Weather / Dust SealingYes
Mount MaterialMetal
Dimensions(Approx.) 3.2x3.5 in. (Diameter x Length) 82.5x90mm (Diameter x Length)
Weight(Approx.) 16.4 oz. (465g)
Other Information
Available in ColorsBlack
Supplied AccessoriesHB-23 Hood, 77mm lens cap, Rear lens cap

Lens Construction

AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor 12-24mm f4G IF-ED Construction

MTF Chart

AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor 12-24mm f4G IF-ED MTF Tele AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor 12-24mm f4G IF-ED MTF Wide

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