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Lens: AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6G IF ED

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A high performance compact and lightweight 7.5x zoom lens for Nikon DX

Key features

  • 18-135mm focal range (7.5x zoom) for use in a wide variety of situations (equivalent to a 27-202.5mm lens in the 35mm format)
  • One ED glass and two aspherical lens elements
  • Incorporates a compact SWM (Silent Wave Motor) for quiet focusing
  • Two focus modes, [A] and [M], are available
  • Enables focusing from as close as 45cm (17.7 in.) from the subject through its entire focal range
  • The IF design provides a constant lens length and eliminates rotation of the front lens element, facilitating the use of circular polarizing filters
  • Seven-blade rounded diaphragm opening

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Lens details


Lense Name AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6G IF ED


NDB Number -Unique Ref. NDB L21 NDB Number Lense 21 Class Info Automatic DX Type Zoom Wide Colour Black Year Intro 2006 Current current

Approximate Price

Price Approx £ GB New Info 195.00 Price approx $US new 299.77 Price approx Euro new 220.35 Year price last checked Info 2008 Price £ GB Auction 131.50 Price $US Auction 202.15 Price Euro Auction 148.60 Year price last checked Info 2009 Auction Count 6 Type of price of Auction U

Focal Length

Focal Length Minimum. Info 18.0 Focal Length Maximum Info 135.0 Equivalent Film Foc. Len. Info  


Aperture Widest 3.5 Aperture Widest Max Zoom 5.6 Aperture Narrowest 22.0 Aperture Narrowest Max Zoom 38.0

Lens Name Features

DX DX AF AF-S D Distance Information D G No Aperture Ring. G IF Internal Focusing IF ED Extra Low Dispertion ED VR Vibration Reduction N/A Zoom Y Micro   Fisheye  

Nikon Code Features

ASP Ashpherical lens elements asp SWM Silent Wave Motor swm CRC Close-Range Correction Sys   M / A   A/M mode (autofocus + man override)   A-M switch.Locks the focus ring   ML Meniscus Protective Lens   SIC Nikon Super Integrated Coating sic RF Rear Focusing   N Nano Crystal Coat   RD Rounded Diaphram   DC Defocus-image Control   HRI High Refractive Index lens  

Physical Features

Elements 15 Groups 13 Weight (gramms( 385 Size 73.5 x 86.5


Power of Magninication 7.5 Zoom Control Manual, via separate zoom ring


Filter Size 67 Filter Frame   Front Filter Attachement   Circular Polarizing Filter   Circular Polarizing Filter2   AF-3 Info   AF-4 Info   Built-in / rear Filter.   Slip On  


View Angle 76.00 View Angle Max Zoom 12.00 Closest 0.45 Maximum reproduction ratio. Info 1/4.1 Distance Scale   M/A Manual / Automatic Focus n/a Focus Limit Switch n/a Focus Preset   Focus Lock Button n/a Automatic / Manual mode Switch   Infra Red Compensation Scale  


Tripod Mount n/a


Optional Accessories 67mm screw-in filter Included Accs. 67mm Snap-on front lens cap (LC-67), Rear lens cap (LF-1), Bayonet hood (HB-32), Flexible lens pouch (CL-0915)

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