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Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 800mm f/5.6E FL ED VR Lens

MFR# 2205
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$16,299.95

The longest lens in the NIKKOR lineup, delivering 800mm of exceptional full-frame super-telephoto power (1000mm with the included 1.25x teleconverter) and the latest advancements in optical design and lens technology. Surprisingly compact and lightweight with a magnesium-alloy barrel and dust- and moisture-resistant construction, this is the definitive long-reach lens for sports, news and wildlife photographers.

A marvel of optical design: the groundbreaking 800mm prime.

Introducing one of the most impressive feats of NIKKOR engineering yet--the remarkable full frame AF-S NIKKOR 800mm f/5.6E FL ED VR. Offering sports, news and wildlife photographers the pinnacle of reach and performance, it combines advanced NIKKOR optics and lens technology within a dust- and water-resistant magnesium-alloy body. With Nikon's exclusive Silent Wave Motor (SWM) providing ultra-fast, ultra-quiet autofocusing, lightweight fluorite lens elements improving optical performance and handling, Vibration Reduction enabling faster handheld shooting* and an electromagnetic diaphragm for consistent exposures during high-speed bursts, the AF-S NIKKOR 800mm f/5.6E FL ED VR sets a new standard for super-telephoto lenses. And with the included AF-S Teleconverter TC800-1.25E ED, you can increase overall focal length to a whopping 1000mm (1500mm equivalent on DX-format cameras). Conquer distance like never before.

*Based on CIPA Standard

800mm super-telephoto power plus an included 1.25x teleconverter

As the longest lens in the NIKKOR lineup, the AF-S NIKKOR 800mm f/5.6E FL ED VR delivers an astounding 800mm (1200mm equivalent on DX-format cameras) of super-telephoto reach with a fast f/5.6 maximum aperture in a rugged, well-balanced design. But for even greater reach, the lens includes a matched 1.25x teleconverter (TC 800-1.25E). This high-performance 1.25x teleconverter has an Extra-low Dispersion (ED) glass element for superior sharpness and color correction, and it increases the lens' overall focal length to 1000mm (1500mm equivalent on DX-format cameras).

Superior NIKKOR optics for exceptional results

The AF-S NIKKOR 800mm f/5.6E FL ED VR is a marvel of NIKKOR optical design. The lens is comprised of 20 elements split into 13 lens groups. The front and second elements are fluorite (a lightweight mono-crystal optical material), which provides superior optical characteristics and reduced weight for balanced handling. Two Extra-low Dispersion (ED) glass elements provide superior sharpness and color correction by minimizing chromatic aberration, and Nano Crystal Coat (N) reduces ghosting and lens flare throughout the visible spectrum.

Silent Wave Motor, Vibration Reduction and an electromagenetic diaphragm

The AF-S NIKKOR 800mm f/5.6E FL ED VR is an advanced lens for advanced D-SLRs. Autofocus is powered by Nikon's exclusive Silent Wave Motor (SWM), which uses ultrasonic vibrations--instead of a gear system--for ultra-fast, ultra-quiet, ultra-precise focusing. It also allows you to seamlessly override the AF system with no time lag. Nikon's second generation Vibration Reduction enables handheld shooting at up to 4 shutter speeds slower than would otherwise be possible (Based on CIPA Standard)--a huge advantage when the lighting is less than ideal. And for maintaining consistent exposures during high-speed continuous shooting, the lens uses a highly precise 9-blade electromagnetic diaphragm that produces outstanding bokeh under the shallow depth-of-field necessary for separating subjects from the background during peak action photography.

Mount Type Nikon F-Bayonet
Focal Length 800mm
Maximum Aperture f/5.6
Minimum Aperture f/32
Format FX/35mm
Maximum Angle of View (DX-format)
Minimum Angle of View (DX-format)
Maximum Angle of View (FX-format) 3°10'
Minimum Angle of View (FX-format) 3°10'
Maximum Reproduction Ratio 0.151x
Lens Elements 20
Lens Groups 13
Compatible Format(s) FX
DX
35mm Film
VR (Vibration Reduction) Image Stabilization Yes
Diaphragm Blades 9
Distance Information Yes
Nano Crystal Coat Yes
ED Glass Elements 2
Super Integrated Coating Yes
Autofocus Yes
AF-S (Silent Wave Motor) Yes
Internal Focusing Yes
Minimum Focus Distance 19.36 ft. (5.9m)
Focus Mode Auto
Manual
Manual/Auto
Auto/Manual
Filter Size 52mm
Accepts Filter Type Slip-in
Dimensions
Based on CIPA Guidelines

(Approx.) 6.3 x 18.2 in. (Diameter x Length)
160 x 461mm (Diameter x Length)
Weight
Based on CIPA Guidelines
(Approx.) 161.6 oz. (4590g)
Supplied Accessories
  • AF-S Teleconverter TC800-1.25E ED
  • Slip-on Front Lens Cap
  • HK-38 Lens Hood
  • LF-4 Rear Lens Cap
  • 52mm Screw-on NC Filter
  • LN-2 Lens Strap
  • CT-801 Trunk Case
  • Monopod Collar

*SRP (Suggested Retail Price) listed only as a suggestion. Actual prices are set by dealers and are subject to change at any time.

**Specifications and equipment are subject to change without any notice or obligation on the part of the manufacturer.
***Refer to the product manual or the Compatible Lenses Specification for additional details.

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