The Nikon 180mm is a Medium Telephoto Lens is a high-performance lens with a telephoto feature. It is one of the most admired lenses for sports events and hall concerts. The lens is recommended for sports photography, portrait photography, news events and astronomy. Nikon 180mm is a lightweight compact design lens made of 8 elements in 6 different groups. The optical construction also consists of 1-one "Extra-Low Dispersion" ED lens element for superior performance and high image quality. The lens delivers excellent result and the images acquired are high contrast, high resolution, crisp and sharp. The focus function is equipped with "Internal Focusing" mechanism for fast and quiet autofocus keeping the focus component move inside the lens, ensures the use of polarizing filter and hood convenient.
Note: This is the current version "D" of the 180mm F2.8. This version sends Distance information the camera. The D at the end of the model name in gold on the identity plate. This shows this lens is a D version. See picture.
Bright F/2.8 Maximum Aperture
One Extra-low Dispersion Element
A Super Integrated Coating
Internal Focusing AF System
Rounded Nine-blade Diaphragm
F-mount Lens/fx Format
Super Integrated Coating
Warranty: 1 Year
Focal Length: 180mm
Lens Mount: Nikon F
Maximum Aperture: F2.8
Minimum Aperture: F22
Format Compatibility; Full-Frame
Angle of View: 13° 40'
Minimum Focus Distance: 4.92' / 1.5 m
Maximum Magnification: 0.15x
Optical Design: 8 Elements in 6 Groups
Diaphragm Blades: 9, Rounded
Focus Type: Autofocus (with Nikon Cameras That Have an Autofocus Motor)
Image Stabilization: None
Filter Size Front: 72 mm
Dimensions: 7.9 x 14.4 cm / 3.09 x 5.67" / 79 x 144 mm
Weight: 760 g / 0.76 kg
Nikon AF NIKKOR 180mm f/2.8D IF-ED Lens
Nikon CL-38 Hard Case
Nikon Rear and Front Lens Caps
Instruction / User Manual
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