The speed and reach to succeed
Lighter and more rugged than its acclaimed predecessor, the AF-S NIKKOR 400mm f/2.8E FL ED VR frees professionals and passionate shooters to capture the thrill of sports, action and wildlife with staggering clarity and precision, even when shooting handheld in challenging lighting conditions. A fast f/2.8 maximum aperture paired with Nikon VR technology delivers exciting new low-light capabilities and beautiful bokeh, while a specialized diaphragm maintains consistent exposure during high-speed shooting. Pro-grade dust- and moisture-sealing and a fluorine coated front meniscus glass element protect the lens' superb NIKKOR optics on tough assignments while Nikon's advanced lens technologies give you every advantage for catching the shots that matter.
When it comes to capturing sports or wildlife where the action is fast and the conditions are rarely favourable, lens speed can mean the difference between a great shot and a miss. At f/2.8, the AF-S NIKKOR 400mm f/2.8E FL ED VR gathers maximum light and renders beautiful bokeh. Nikon VR enhances that speed with up to 4 stops* of blur-free handheld shooting, including a new mode specifically for shooting Sports and Action, while a specialized electromagnetic diaphragm mechanism achieves remarkably consistent exposures when shooting at high frame rates. You might not be able to predict the spontaneous, but you certainly can prepare for it.
Built for rough conditions
Thanks to lightweight fluorite lens elements and a magnesium alloy die-cast lens barrel, the AF-S NIKKOR 400mm f/2.8E FL ED VR is nearly 2 lbs. lighter than its predecessor, AF-S NIKKOR 400mm f/2.8G ED VR. Anyone who has spent time in the field with a large super-telephoto lens knows every pound counts. And since wildlife and action often mean harsh conditions, it features professional grade dust- and moisture-resistant sealing and a fluorine coated meniscus protective glass element at the lens front. Wherever your assignments or passion take you, the AF-S NIKKOR 400mm f/2.8E FL ED VR is ready.
Supplied Accessories: LF-4 Rear Lens Cap - HK-38 Lens Hood - CT-405 Trunk Case - LN-2 Lens Strap - NC 40.5 Neutral Color 40.5mm filter
|Image stabilization||Yes (Up to 4 stops stabilisation)|
|Lens mount||Nikon F (FX)|
|Lens type||Prime lens|
|Max Format size||35mm FF|
|Focal length||400 mm|
|Number of diaphragm blades||9|
|Aperture notes||Rounded blades|
|Special elements / coatings||2 ED glass elements, 2 Fluorite elements. Nano Crystal Coat|
|Minimum focus||2.60 m (102.36″)|
|Motor type||Ring-type ultrasonic|
|Full time manual||Yes|
|Weight||3800 g (8.38 lb)|
|Diameter||160 mm (6.28″)|
|Length||358 mm (14.09″)|
|Filter thread||40.5 mm|
|Filter notes||40.5mm slip-in filters|
|Focus distance limiter||Yes; 6m to infinity or 2.6m to infinity|