Product Code: 2144

Nikon 12-24mm F4G ED-IF AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor lens

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Manufacturer Code: 2144
018208021444 UPC : 018208021444
Brand:  Nikon
RRP: 1,270.29907.35Inc VAT 20%You Save:  362.94
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Nikon 12-24mm Lens has 2x Zoom ratio and variable angle-of-view from 99 degrees at 12mm to 61 degrees at 24mm. Nikon DX 12-24mm F4 lens is Comparable to that of an 18-36mm Lens on 35mm size sensor format, so that Nikon 12-24mm produces a smaller image circle (the size of the image that is projected by the lens on to the sensor) enabling smaller lens diameter, and optimal image quality from centre-to-edge-to-corner on the image.

Nikon 12-24mm Lens got exclusive Silent Wave Motor enables ultra-high-speed auto focusing with 12-24mm exceptional accuracy and powerful super-quiet operation. 12-24mm Lens has 2 Extra-Low Dispersion (ED) glass elements for minimized chromatic aberration. 12-24mm F4G Lens has 3 Aspherical lens element for low distortion used in Nikon 12-24mm. 12-24mm F4G ED-IF Lens has Internal Focusing (IF) design for smoother focusing and great body balance. M/A mode of Nikon 12-24mm Lens enables instant switching from auto focus to manual with virtually no time lag even during AF servo operation. Nikon 12-24mm F4G Lens D-type design provides precise distance information for flash and ambient light exposure processes. Nikon 12-24mm F4G ED-IF AF-S Lens got rounded diaphragm to make out-of-focus elements appear more natural. 12-24mm F4G DX Zoom-Nikkor is designed exclusively for use with Nikon Digital SLR models. Nikon 12-24mm Lens has 11.8 close focusing distance throughout zoom range.


Nikon 12-24mm F4G ED-IF AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor Lens

Features:

Designed for Nikon F-Bayonet mount cameras
Lightweight design that fits comfortably on compact digital SLR bodies
Internal focusing (IF) design for smoother focusing and great body balance
Rounded diaphragm (7 blades) makes out-of-focus elements appear more natural
12-24mm ultra-wide angle G type zoom lens equivalent to 18-36mm in 135 format
M/A mode allows rapid switching between autofocus and manual even during AF servo operation, with virtually no time lag
High-grade Nikon super integrated coating (SIC) offers superior colour reproduction and minimizes ghost and flare
Two ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass elements minimize chromatic aberration, provide higher resolution and superior contrast
Silent wave motor (SWM) for swift auto focusing with superior accuracy and ultra-quiet operation
Three aspherical lens elements minimize distortion, especially at the periphery, for superior optical performance
Note:
Not recommended for use on 135 format cameras
AF-S feature is not supported by certain camera models
DX lenses are NOT recommended for use with 35mm, "full-frame" digital, or APS SLR cameras

Specifications:

Model: 12-24mm F4G ED-IF AF-S DX Zoom
Material: Metal
Mount: Type Nikon F-Bayonet
Focal Length: 12-24mm
Zoom Ratio: 2.0x
Aperture: Maximum Aperture f/4
Minimum Aperture: f/22
Format: Dx
Maximum Reproduction Ratio: 0.12x
Compatible Format (s): DX
FX in DX Crop Mode
Maximum Angle of View (DX-format): 99
Focal-length scale: 12, 15, 18, 20, 24mm
Number of diaphragm blades: 7 (rounded)
Minimum f/stop: 22
Closest focusing distance: 0.3m (through the entire focal range)
Maximum reproduction ratio: 1/8.3
Lens construction: 11 elements in 7 groups (2 ED glass elements and 3 aspherical lenses)
Zoom control: Manual, via separate zoom ring
Distance Information: Yes
AF-S (Silent Wave Motor): Yes
Internal Focusing: Yes
Focus lock button: N/A
External front filter: 77mm
Lens cap: Snap-on
Dimensions (approx.): 82.590 mm
Weight (approx.): 465g

Kit Contents
Nikon 12-24mm F4G ED-IF AF-S DX Lens
HB-23 Lens Hood
LC-77 Front lens Cap
LF-1 Rear Caps
Lens Case
Instruction / User Manual

About Nikon Lenses

Nikon is the only company in the world that manufactures their imaging products all the way from glass manufacturing to finished products. The spirit and technology to freely maneuver light are deeply embedded in Nikon's products. Nikkor is a lens brand for cameras that symbolizes the sprit of Nikon.
The design concept of Nikkor such as: "100 year quality" achieved through the fusion of traditional craftsmanship with the latest technology; lenses of such quality that they are considered works of art reflecting the unique craftsmanship of the master lens makers; High image quality unique to Nikon that is both sharp and expressive; Styling so beautiful it brings a joy of ownership without sacrificing usability.
The highly expected Nikon VR Lenses are professional-grade lenses that is specifically designed for portraits, studio and wedding photographers who need an ultra-fast, quality lenses with a large aperture for low-light circumstances. VR technology remove image blur caused by camera wobble, mainly when shooting in low-light conditions, permitting photographers to use shutter speeds up to three stops slower than they would normally use to obtain sharp, well exposed images.
Prime lenses, are smaller, lighter and more compact than zoom lenses and tend to be faster, offering wide apertures of f/2.8, f/1.8 or even f/1.4. The large apertures let in more light, which benefits the photographer in a number of ways.
Nikon Macro lenses ensure superior optical performance even at close distances that allows you to you take photographs that are 1:2 or 1:1 reproduction, which is life size to life size respectively without the need for any additional accessories. It has both AF (Auto-focus) and MF (manual focus) mechanism. Nikon Macro lenses features IF "Internal Focusing" mechanism for quiet and smooth Auto Focus, yet the length of the Lens doesn't change during AF.
Nikon's Micro-NIKKOR lenses are designed to perform their best from infinity all the way down to their closest focusing distances. Moving in extremely close to the subject using a Micro-NIKKOR lens lets you to fill the entire frame with your subject, allowing you to expand your artistic vision.
Nikon Zoom lenses offers high-performance features in a solid body. Additionally they possess the shortest closest-focusing distance in its class - 0.33m throughout the entire zoom range. Nikon Zoom lenses are perfect for photojournalism and other all-purpose photographic needs.
These elements convey an "authentic ambience" to its owner, and are passed from yesterday to today, and from today to tomorrow, with the aim of bringing greater joy of visual expression to people who take photos.

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This product was added to our catalog on Monday 08 March, 2004.