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Nikon Nikon 18-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED IF AF-S DX VR II Lens - Refurbished by Nikon U.S.A.

SKU: NK18300R MFR: 2196 B
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About the Nikon 18-300mm

Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR

Nikon's most powerful all-in-one zoom lens ever.
If you want a single lens that can cover every imaginable shooting situation, from wide-angle group shots all the way to ultra-high-power zoom shots, look no further than the new AF-S DX Zoom-NIKKOR 18 300mm. Boasting the longest reach of any NIKKOR all-in-one zoom lens, it delivers the equivalent of 450mm of super-telephoto power enough reach to bring the most distant action up close. Nikon's second generation Vibration Reduction (VR II) image stabilization ensures every photo and HD video is razor-sharp, and Nikon'sadvanced lens technologies deliver consistent, exceptional performance in any setting. It's even great for close-up shooting (as close as 1.48 ft from your subject at 300mm). Even more amazing, the AF-S DX Zoom-NIKKOR 18-300mm doesall this in a surprisingly compact, lightweight lens.

The Nikon 18-300mm is commonly used for Wildlife photos and more.One reason why the Nikon 18-300mm is popular is because of its Fast / accurate auto-focus.

Nikon 18-300mm Includes

  • LC-77 77mm Snap-on Front Lens Cap
  • LF-4 Rear Lens Cap
  • Flower-shaped HB-58 Bayonet Hood
  • CL-1120 Flexible Lens Pouch
  • Nikon 90 Day Warranty

Summary of Customer Reviews

Customers most agreed on the following attributes:
Pros:
Fast / accurate auto-focus (28) , Good image quality (22) , Easy to use (19) , Image stabilization (16) , Consistent output (10) , Quiet (9) , Durable (6) , Fast shutter speed (6) , Strong construction (6) , Fast / accurate auto-focus (4) , Easily interchangeable (4) , High ISO performance (4) , Nice bokeh (4) , Consistent output (3) , Easily interchangeable (3) , Large clear LCD (3) , Rugged (3)
Cons:
Heavy (7) , Slow focus (3)
Best Uses:
Landscape/scenery (32) , Travel (20) , Wildlife (19) , Sports/action (16) , Family photos (8) , Wildlife photos (8) , Low light (7) , Wildlife photos (4) , Weddings (4) , Landscape/scenery (3) , Sports/action (3)
Reviewer Profile:
Photo enthusiast (22) , Semi-pro photographer (9) , Casual photographer (8) , Photo enthusiast (2) , Photography student (2) , Pro photographer (1) , Semi-pro photographer (1)

Nikon 18-300mm Features

  • Versatile, Ultra-High Power 16.7x Zoom Lens: Goes from wide-angle (27mm equivalent) all the way to super-telephoto (450mm equivalent) for maximum versatility and reach.
  • Nikon Super Integrated Coating (SIC): Enhances light transmission and offers superior color consistency and reduced flare.
  • Silent Wave Motor (SWM): A significant innovation in AF lens technology, Nikon's Silent Wave Motor uses ultrasonic (inaudible) vibrations - rather than a gear system - to focus the lens, providing incredibly smooth, silent and precise autofocus operation.
  • Internal Focus (IF): All internal optical movement is limited to the interior of the non-extending lens barrel. This allows for a more compact, lightweight construction as well as a closer focusing distance.
  • Zoom Lock Switch: Secures the lens barrel at its minimum focal length, preventing the lens from extending during transport.
  • Nikon VR II (Vibration Reduction) Image Stabilization: Tailored to each lens, enables handheld shooting at up to 4 shutter speeds slower than would otherwise be possible for dramatically sharper images and HD videos, even in low light.
  • M/A (Manual/Auto) focus mode switch: Select NIKKOR lenses have a focusing mode which allows switching from automatic to manual focusing with virtually no lag time by simply turning the focusing with virtually no lag time by simply turning the focusing ring on the lens.
  • Rounded 9-Blade Diaphragm: Renders a beautiful, natural background blur (Bokeh) at its wider aperture settings.

Nikon 18-300mm Specifications

Focal Length 18mm - 300mm (equivalent to a 27-450mm lens in 35mm format)
Other Format Compatibility: Nikon DX
Maximum aperture f/3.5 - 5.6
Minimum aperture f/22 - 32
Lens construction 19 elements in 14 groups (three Extra-low Dispersion Glass (ED) elements and three aspherical lens elements)
Picture angle Angle of view (DX-format): 76°00' - 5°20'
Minimum focus range 1.48 ft /0.45 m
Attachment size 77mm
Dimensions (approx.) 3.3 x 4.7 in. / 83 x 120 mm
Weight (approx.) 28.6 oz./810 g)
Optional accessories 72mm screw-in filters
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