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Lens: AI-P Nikkor 500mm f/4P ED IF

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Key features

  • Lightweight at 3kg makes it a popular alternative to the 600mm at nearly double the weight.
  • The P chip gives it the same ability to react with the metering systems of cameras which rely on the AF lens metering controlling chips.


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Lens details


Lense Name AI-P Nikkor 500mm f/4P ED IF


NDB Number -Unique Ref. NDB L176 NDB Number Lense 176 Class Info Manual Ai-p Type Telephoto Super Colour Black Year Intro 1988 Current discontinued

Approximate Price

Price Approx £ GB New Info 0.00 Price approx $US new 0.00 Price approx Euro new 0.00 Year price last checked Info   Price £ GB Auction 1318.00 Price $US Auction 2026.16 Price Euro Auction 1489.34 Year price last checked Info 2008 Auction Count 1 Type of price of Auction U

Focal Length

Focal Length Minimum. Info 500.0 Focal Length Maximum Info 500.0 Equivalent Film Foc. Len. Info  


Aperture Widest 4.0 Aperture Widest Max Zoom 4.0 Aperture Narrowest 22.0 Aperture Narrowest Max Zoom 22.0

Lens Name Features

DX   AF AI-P D Distance Information   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   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(   Size  


Power of Magninication 0.0 Zoom Control  


Filter Size   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 0.00 View Angle Max Zoom 0.00 Closest 0.00 Maximum reproduction ratio. Info   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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