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Lens: AF-S Zoom-Nikkor 24-85mm f/3.5-4.5G IF-ED

We are grateful to Ken Rockwell for this photograph.

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We are grateful to Ken Rockwell for this photograph.

Key features

  • 24-85mm G-type standard zoom lens (no aperture ring); 36-127.5mm equivalent with D1-series and D100 digital SLR
  • Nikon’s exclusive SWM for swift autofocusing with high accuracy and super-quiet operation
  • ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass element minimizes chromatic aberration, while providing higher resolution and superior contrast
  • The rounded diaphragm opening (7 blades) makes out-of-focus elements appear more natural
  • M/A mode enables instant switching from autofocus to manual focus, even during AF servo operation, with virtually no time lag
  • High-grade Nikon Super Integrated Coating offers superior color reproduction, while minimizing ghost and flare
  • Internal Focusing (IF) design for smoother focusing and great body balance
  • Flower-shaped Lens Hood HB-28 (provided) effectively minimizes stray light
  • New stylish design

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Lens details


Lense Name AF-S Zoom-Nikkor 24-85mm f/3.5-4.5G IF-ED


NDB Number -Unique Ref. NDB L100 NDB Number Lense 100 Class Info Automatic AF-S Type Zoom Wide Colour Black Year Intro 2002 Current discontinued

Approximate Price

Price Approx £ GB New Info 399.00 Price approx $US new 613.38 Price approx Euro new 450.87 Year price last checked Info 2008 Price £ GB Auction 142.00 Price $US Auction 218.30 Price Euro Auction 160.46 Year price last checked Info 2009 Auction Count 5 Type of price of Auction U

Focal Length

Focal Length Minimum. Info 24.0 Focal Length Maximum Info 85.0 Equivalent Film Foc. Len. Info  


Aperture Widest 3.5 Aperture Widest Max Zoom 4.5 Aperture Narrowest 22.0 Aperture Narrowest Max Zoom 0.0

Lens Name Features

DX   AF AF-S D Distance Information   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   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   RF Rear Focusing   N Nano Crystal Coat   RD Rounded Diaphram   DC Defocus-image Control   HRI High Refractive Index lens  

Physical Features

Elements 15 Groups 12 Weight (gramms( 415 Size 73 x 72.5


Power of Magninication 0.0 Zoom Control  


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 84.00 View Angle Max Zoom 28.50 Closest 0.38 Maximum reproduction ratio. Info 1/4.7 Distance Scale   M/A Manual / Automatic Focus   Focus Limit Switch   Focus Preset   Focus Lock Button   Automatic / Manual mode Switch   Infra Red Compensation Scale  


Tripod Mount  


Optional Accessories   Included Accs.  

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