Nikon 55-300mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR DX AF-S Nikkor

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Lens Specifications
Name Nikon 55-300mm ƒ/4.5-5.6G ED VR AF-S DX Nikkor
Image Circle APS-C
Type Telephoto Zoom
Focal Length 55 - 300mm
APS Equivalent 82.5 - 450mm
Max Aperture ƒ/4.5 - 5.6
Min Aperture ƒ/22 - 29
Diaphragm Blades 9 (rounded)
Lens Construction 17 elements in 11 groups, including 1 High Refractive Index (HRI) and 2 ED elements
Diagonal Angle of View(Based on image circle) 28.8 to 5.3 degrees
Focus Details AF-S with Silent Wave Motor (SWM); M/A focus mode switch
Front Element Rotation Yes
Zoom System Rotary
Closest Focus 1.4m / 4.6 ft. (throughout the entire zoom range)
Magnification Ratio 0.28x / 1:3.6
Filter Size 58mm
Dimensions(Length x Diameter) 123mm x 76.5mm / 4.8 in. x 3.0 in.
Weight 580g / 18.7 oz
Notes VR II Image Stabilization (up to 4 stops) with Tripod Detection Mode; Nikon Super Integrated Coating (SIC); Included Accessories: HB-57 Hood, CL-1020 Soft Lens Case.
Typical Online Price US$400 (Available Sept. 2010)