Nikon 500mm f/4 G ED AF-S VR
3 ED glass elements and one Nano Crystal Coat and one meniscus protective glass element.
Rating: Ed: -, User: - (normalized, 0=useless, 50=average, 100=excellent).
Mount: Nikon F.
Aperture range: f/4 to f/22.
Close focus distance (CFD): 400 cm / 13.12 ft (from sensor plane).
CFD magnification: 1:6.9 / 0.14X.
Focus: AF (built-in, ring-type).
Filter diameter: 52 mm (rear).
L x D, W: 391 x 140 mm, 3880 g.
IR: No hotspot reports.
Approximate street price: USD 8500 (new, w/o tax).
Nikon is a multinational corporation headquartered in Tokyo, Japan specializing in optics and imaging. Its products include cameras, lenses, flash units, scanners, binoculars, microscopes, measurement instruments, and steppers (used in semiconductor fabrication). The company was founded in 1917 as Nippon Kōgaku Kōgyō Kabushikigaisha (Japan Optical Industries Corporation), and renamed Nikon Corporation, after its cameras, in 1988. Nikon Corporation is one of the companies of the Mitsubishi Group.