|If the new lens is used with a Nikon digital SLR camera that is equipped with a DX sensor the focal range will be equivalent to 300-600mm with a 35mm camera. The built-in Silent Wave motor provides a fast and silent auto focus.|
The largest aperture of f4 and the total physical length of the lens remains the same with al focal distances. With one press on the new Memory Set-button, nearby the body of the camera, the focus can be reset immediately. The rubber packing around the F-mount and the filter holder protects the lens from influence of bad weather conditions. Due to a removable front element of bright glass there is no risk of and damage on the front of the lens. The lens is compatible with the teleconverter TC-14E II and TC 20E II. The new lens has a weight of 3200g , 300g lesser than the AF-S Nikkor 500mm f4D IF-ED II.
The lens will be delivered with a sun hood (HK-30), carrying strap (LN-1 and a soft case (CL-2) included. The AF-S VR Zoom-Nikkor 200-400mm f4G IF-ED will be available around autumn 2003.