NIKON 500MM 5.6E PF ED VR

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Nikon Nikkor 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR

When photographing birds, wildlife, sports or action, mobility can make the difference between nailing the shot or missing it altogether. The AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR is a fraction of the size of most full-frame 500mm lenses, freeing you to be as nimble as your subjects.

Key Features:

  • Travel Light
    Nikon’s smallest, lightest full-frame 500mm prime lens ever—approx. 9.3 inches long and 3.2 lbs.

  • Bring the World in Reach
    Powerful 500mm focal length (750mm equivalent on DX-format) brings the shots that matter in reach.

  • Shoot in the Moment
    Handheld vibrations are tamed by VR image stabilization equivalent to a shutter speed 4.0 stops faster.

  • Outstanding Image Quality
    When combined with Nikon’s Extra-low Dispersion (ED) glass and other NIKKOR glass elements, the Phase Fresnel element produces high resolution, high contrast images with beautiful background blur.

  • Fast Autofocus
    Lighter, more compact optics don’t just benefit your mobility—a lighter focus lens group allows the autofocus system to focus faster, too. With the AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR, Nikon’s Silent Wave Motor (SWM) is able to operate at peak performance for fast, quiet autofocus.

  • Use with Your Nikon DSLR or Mirrorless Camera
    The AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR is also compatible with the new Nikon Z mirrorless camera bodies. To attach it, all you need is the Mount Adapter FTZ and you’re good to go with no loss of image quality. Auto Exposure (AE), autofocus (AF), and in-body VR (Vibration Reduction image stabilization) seamlessly work.

  • More Reach When You Need It
    When shooting with a DX format DSLR or a full-frame DSLR in DX-Crop Mode, the AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR produces a whopping 750mm equivalent angle of view. Add the optional AF-S Teleconverter TC-14E III for 1.4x more reach with only 1-stop loss of light and maintain autofocus.

  • Near-silent AF with Seamless Manual Override
    The Nikon Silent Wave Motor (SWM) powers extremely fast, accurate and quiet autofocus. When manual adjustments are needed, just spin the smooth focus ring.

  • Internal Focusing
    All focusing movements occur within the lens barrel, so the physical length of the lens never changes. You can also focus as close as 9.8 feet with a 0.18x reproduction ratio from your subject to reveal the finest details.

  • Ready for the Field
    he AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR is extensively weather-sealed and includes a protective front meniscus with Nikon’s Fluorine Coating (FLC), which repels water droplets, dust and grime and easily wipes clean.

  • Consistent, Even Exposures
    Nikon’s Electromagnetic diaphragm (E) mechanism produces extremely consistent exposures, especially during high-speed shooting...shot after shot after shot.

  • Stable Continuous Shooting
    When shooting sports or action, select SPORTS MODE VR for a specialized type of image stabilization that produces a more stable viewfinder image during high-speed continuous shooting and panning.

  • Focus Recall
    When you can predict where action might occur—say, a basketball hoop, or the corner of the racetrack—save the focus position and then quickly recall it with the press of a button on the lens.

    Supplied Accessories:
    Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR Lens
    95mm Lens Cap
    HB-84 Lens Hood
    LF-4 Rear Lens Cap
    CL-M5 Lens Case
    Tripod Collar
    Nikon USA 1 Year Limited Warranty
    Nikon USA 4 Year Limited Warranty Extension
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