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Lens: AF Nikkor 180mm f/2.8 D IF ED

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Key features

  • High-performance medium telephoto lens for action and astronomical photography
  • ED glass elements offer high-resolution and high-contrast image even at maximum aperture
  • IF (Internal Focusing) technology for fast AF operation

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Lens details


Lense Name AF Nikkor 180mm f/2.8 D IF ED


NDB Number -Unique Ref. NDB L81 NDB Number Lense 81 Class Info Automatic AF Type Telephoto Colour Black Year Intro 1994 Current current

Approximate Price

Price Approx £ GB New Info 534.00 Price approx $US new 820.92 Price approx Euro new 603.42 Year price last checked Info 2008 Price £ GB Auction 318.50 Price $US Auction 489.63 Price Euro Auction 359.91 Year price last checked Info 2009 Auction Count 2 Type of price of Auction U

Focal Length

Focal Length Minimum. Info 180.0 Focal Length Maximum Info 180.0 Equivalent Film Foc. Len. Info  


Aperture Widest 2.8 Aperture Widest Max Zoom 2.8 Aperture Narrowest 22.0 Aperture Narrowest Max Zoom 0.0

Lens Name Features

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

Nikon Code Features

ASP Ashpherical lens elements   SWM Silent Wave Motor   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 8 Groups 6 Weight (gramms( 760 Size 78.5×144 mm


Power of Magninication 0.0 Zoom Control  


Filter Size 72 Filter Frame   Front Filter Attachement Does not rotate Circular Polarizing Filter Usable Circular Polarizing Filter2 Usable (also with built-in lens hood) AF-3 Info Usable. (5) AF-4 Info Usable. (5) Built-in / rear Filter. n/a Slip On n/a


View Angle 0.00 View Angle Max Zoom 0.00 Closest 1.50 Maximum reproduction ratio. Info 1/6.6 Distance Scale yes 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 does have


Tripod Mount n/a


Optional Accessories   Included Accs. 72mm Snap-on front lens cap, Rear lens cap LF-1, Flexible Lens Pouch CL-38

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