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Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR Lens

The Nikon/Nikkor AF-S 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR lens is a lightweight 500mm super telephoto prime lens with exceptional optics. The lens features a fixed 500mm focal length making it suitable for distant subjects - Perfect for your wildlife and sport photography, and a fast maximum aperture of f/5.6 for fast shutter speeds and great looking bokeh.

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Original price R 79,995.00
Original price R 79,995.00 - Original price R 79,995.00
Original price R 79,995.00
Current price R 64,999.00
R 64,999.00 - R 64,999.00
Current price R 64,999.00
FX format

The Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR is full frame (FX format) lens, and can be mounted on Nikon professional bodies or cropped sensor (DX) bodies. When the lens is mounted on a DX crop camera the focal length gets boosted to 750mm (35mm equivalent).

One Phase Fresnel element and three ED glass elements plus Nano Crystal Coat

With one Phase Fresnel element and three ED lens elements, to effectively reduce unnecessary chromatic aberrations and colour fringing, which improves on image quality as you'll get much better sharpness, clarity and colour fidelity, and also reduces the weight of the lens down to 1460 g.

Nano Crystal Coat is an antireflective coating that virtually eliminates internal lens element reflections to effectively reduce ghosting and flares.

4 Stop Vibration Reduction (VR) with SPORT mode

The Vibration Reduction (VR) system in the 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR reduces camera shake/movements to decrease blur. The VR system is rated at a 4 stop equivalent and enables users to shoot shutter speeds at up to 16 times slower than non-VR/IS lenses, and still get sharp and blur free images.

Sport mode limits vibration reduction to the minimum needed for subjects that are moving quickly and unpredictably. The viewfinder offers a more stable image when the camera is mounted on a monopod. Even when the camera is hand-held, the image in the viewfinder remains as stable and smooth as if the camera were on a monopod, making it easier to track the subject when the camera is panned during high-speed burst shooting. Frame rate and shutter response are unaffected.

Electromagnetic diaphragm mechanism

An electromagnetic diaphragm mechanism is incorporated into the lens to enable stable and reliable auto-exposure (AE) with high-speed continuous shooting.

Silent Wave Motor

All AF-S NIKKOR lenses feature Nikon's SWM which enables high-speed autofocusing that's both extremely accurate, and super quiet.

Internal Focusing (IF)

All optical movement is limited to the interior of the non-extending lens barrel. This allows for a more compact, lightweight construction with a closer focusing distance, and makes using tinted/polarised filters a breeze.

Removable monopod/tripod collar

A removable monopod collar is included with the lens for a well-balanced and secure support when shooting from a monopod or tripod. The collar ring also utilises ball bearings to smooth transitions between horizontal and vertical shooting.

Compatible with a range of teleconverters:

Teleconverters multiplies the focal length of lenses to achieve a greater reach. The Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR is compatible with the following tele-converters: TC-14, TC-17, and TC-20

  • F-Mount Lens/FX Format
  • Aperture Range: f/5.6 to f/32
  • One Phase Fresnel Element
  • Three Extra-Low Dispersion Elements
  • Nano Crystal & Super Integrated Coatings
  • Fluorine-Coated Front Lens Element
  • Silent Wave Motor AF System
  • Vibration Reduction, Sport/Tripod Modes
  • Electromagnetic Diaphragm Mechanism
  • Detachable, Rotatable Tripod Collar
PERFORMANCE
Focal Length 500mm
Aperture Maximum: f/5.6
Minimum: f/32
Camera Mount Type
Nikon F
Format Compatibility Nikon FX/35mm Film
Angle of View
Minimum Focus Distance 9.84' / 3 m
Magnification 0.18x
Maximum Reproduction Ratio 1:5.5
Optical Design 19 Elements in 11 Groups
Diaphragm Blades 9, Rounded
FEATURES

Image Stabilization Yes
Autofocus Yes
Tripod Collar Yes Removable - rotating
PHYSICAL

Filter Thread Front: 95 mm
Dimensions (DxL) Approx. 4.17 x 9.33" / 106 x 237 mm
Weight 1460 g
  • Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR Lens
  • 95mm Snap-On Lens Cap
  • LF-4 Rear Lens Cap
  • HB-84 Lens Hood
  • CL-M5 Lens Case
  • Tripod Collar

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*Terms and conditions to qualify for free shipping:

  • Shipping may only be to a physical address within the borders of South Africa. No P.O Box's allowed.
  • Shipping to outlying or remote areas like farms and game reserves may attract an additional fee.
  • The delivery time to city areas is usually between 2 and 4 working days*. This excludes weekends and public holidays

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If Item is in stock, your item can be delievered between 1-2 Business Days - Main Cities are: Cape Town, Johannesburg, Pretoria, Durban, Port Elizabeth and East London. Other cities/towns will take more than 1-2 delivery time.

If Item is being collected from our suppliers, you item can be deeilevr between 2-7 Business Days - To all areas.

If the item has been pre-ordered for you, this can take anything from 4 - 8 weeks.

*Reckoned from time of dispatch to time of arrival to client. This is an estimate and not guaranteed. This period does not include Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays.

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You are welcome to place your order online, pay for it and collect it from our Durban branch. You will need to bring in a print out of the order for collection. Please ask for Louise in Sales on arrival.

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