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Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR - 2196 - FACTORY REFURBISHED

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Condition: Factory Refurbished
Nikon USA Factory refurbished with 90 Day Nikon Warranty. Ultra high-power (approx. 16.7x) zoom lens with VRII and zoom lock. 77mm Filter Size.

*** FACTORY REFURBISHED ***

Nikon USA Factory refurbished with 90 Day Nikon Warranty.

The AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR is a high-power zoom lens with a focal length of 18-300 mm and a zoom ratio of 16.7x, allowing a wide variety of shots from wide-angle to super telephoto with just one lens. The AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR joins the AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR II and the AF-S NIKKOR 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR to enhance the high-power zoom lens lineup. In addition to achieving a maximum reproduction ratio of 1:3.2x and the f/5.6 maximum aperture at the maximum telephoto position, it also has built-in vibration reduction (VR II), offering camera shake compensation equivalent to a shutter speed increase of approximately four steps to effectively reduce camera shake for easy telephoto shooting. By incorporating ED and aspherical lens elements, the AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR offers superior optical performance through an optical system optimized for D-SLR cameras.

Product Details:

  • Ultra high-power approx. 16.7x zoom lens covering 18-300mm focal range
  • Maximum reproduction ratio of 1/3.2x - the highest class among high-power zoom lenses with DX format
  • Two focus modes are available - M/A (autofocus with manual override) and M (manual focus)
  • Built-in Vibration Reduction (VRII) provides the equivalent of a shutter speed approximately four stops faster
  • Maximum aperture of f/5.6 is achieved at the telephoto end
  • Zoom lock prevents the lens from sliding during transportation

No subject is too far or too close

450mm (equivalent) of super-telephoto reach

Building on the success of the AF-S DX NIKKOR 18?200mm f/3.5-5.6G VR, Nikon proudly introduces the AF-S DX NIKKOR 18?300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR for those who want even more reach in an all-in-one lens. Its astounding 16.7x zoom range goes from a wide 27mm equivalent, great for group shots, vast landscapes and more, all the way to a super-telephoto 450mm equivalent, enough reach for wildlife photography and more. The lens can focus as close as 1.48-ft. from your subject at 300mm. This ultra-high-power zoom capability means no subject or composition will ever be out of reach again.

Sharp, beautiful images in any light

VR II image stabilization

At super-telephoto focal lengths, even the slightest camera movement can cause image blur. Fortunately, the AF-S DX NIKKOR 18?300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR features Nikon VR (Vibration Reduction) image stabilization that provides 3.5 stops* of blur free handheld shooting, assuring dramatically sharper still images and HD video capture.

A lifetime of brilliant performances

Nikon innovations for stunning images

Nikon's innovations in optical design and lens technology have given way to a remarkable new class of NIKKOR lenses. The AF-S DX NIKKOR 18?300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR is among them. From its Silent Wave Motor (SWM) for ultra-fast, ultra-quiet autofocusing to its Aspherical (AS) lens elements and Extra-low Dispersion (ED) glass elements for maximum contrast and minimum lens flare and ghosting?you can expect a lifetime of consistent brilliant performance from the AF-S DX NIKKOR 18?300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR.

Nikon Vibration Reduction

Learn more about Nikon's in-lens VR image stabilization which assures dramatically sharper still images and video capture when shooting handheld.

Product Specifications:

Focal length - 18-300mm
Maximum aperture - f/3.5-5.6
Minimum aperture - f/22-32
Lens construction - 19 elements in 14 groups (with three ED glass and three aspherical lens elements)
Angle of view - 76 degrees - 5 degrees 20'
Minimum focus distance - 300 mm focal length: 0.45 m/1.48 ft (from focal plane)
Maximum reproduction ratio - 1/3.2x
No. of diaphragm blades - 9 (rounded)
Filter-attachment size - 77mm
Diameter x length (distance from camera lens mount flange) - Approximately 83 x 120 mm/3.3 x 4.7 in.
Weight - Approximately 830 g/29.3 oz.
Supplied accessories - 77 mm snap-on Front Lens Cap LC-77, Rear Lens Cap LF-4, Bayonet Hood HB-58, Flexible Lens Pouch CL-1120

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5 out of 5 stars   Nikon 18-300 zoom
September 01, 2015
Review submitted for Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3G ED VR Lens New Release (NK18300VR2)
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Pros: Quick zoom,beautiful pictures
Cons: Heavy
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5 out of 5 stars   nikon 18-300mm lens
By pat (akron,ohio) June 27, 2014
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Pros: It works great and was a great price. I am truly glad that I bought this product. It saved me $300.00 dollars.
Cons: none
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I recommend this product Yes, I recommend this product
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5 out of 5 stars   Most impressively useable All-N-One zoom lens.
By Garromas58 (Birmingham,Al.) June 12, 2014
Review submitted for Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR - 2196 - FACTORY REFURBISHED (NK18300VRRB)
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Pros: Very effective auto-focus with smooth manual override. Very sharp imagery across the board. Very versatile framing from any position, any distance. Size and weight are unnoticeable and insignificant.
Cons: Size and weight ARE intimidating when first picked up and mounted on camera. Lens shadowing with Pop-up when zoomed.
Other Comments: This lens is incredible. Find a subject, frame it, focus and shoot. I have found literally nothing to complain about and nothing this lens can't do. I go on lengthy walk-a-bouts and don't notice or think about it hanging off the front of my camera, just point-n-shoot. If you are a serious enthusiast who believes in a versatile quality tool that will serve any need, just give it a try. I use a Nikon D5100 and I'm an old timer to photography. I found it difficult to justify a lens that cost twice as much as the body. But, in the last few weeks of using it, the lens has proved worth every dollar.
I recommend this product Yes, I recommend this product
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5 out of 5 stars   perfect all-in-one
By NFDDS (WNY) June 03, 2014
Review submitted for Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR Zoom Lens - 2196 (NK18300VR)
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Pros: Love this lens! Works with my entry level D3100 to make both close up and zoom pictures look like they were taken by a professional. It's heavy, but I only need to carry the one lens for everyday use. Takes awesome close ups and action shots of kids playing sports from afar. The uv lens cover is a must-large lens makes for more surface area to scratch! Great price with bonus gifts and shipping was fast.
Cons: Heavy, but so are two lenses and a bag.
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I recommend this product Yes, I recommend this product
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4 out of 5 stars   The Latest Best Nikon Zoom Lens.
By Harvey (Fairfax, VA) July 21, 2013
Review submitted for Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR Zoom Lens - 2196 (NK18300VR)
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Pros: Improved Vr, Maximum Focal Length, Little Or No Zoom Creep, Relatively fast
Cons: Price, a bit heavy
Other Comments: Nice improvement over the 18 - 200 mm zoom. Heavier, but not unwieldy. No loss in lens speed from the 18 - 200 mm zoom. The VR feature helps keep a sharp image at the maximum focal length. If you can only have one lens, this is the one to have.
I recommend this product Yes, I recommend this product
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5 out of 5 stars   Worth the money
By Cafox (Compton, CA) April 07, 2013
Review submitted for Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR (2196) Lens Kit Bundle (E1NK18300VR)
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Pros: All In One No Changing, Takes great photos, Long distance
Cons: It's heavy
Other Comments: I use this lens for every thing. I was tired of having to switch lens for different photos. This one does long distance and close up. The only thing is that it is very heavy, but most high end lens are heavy.
I recommend this product Yes, I recommend this product
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5 out of 5 stars   best scenery photos ever
By frankiefrish (New York City) February 23, 2013
Review submitted for Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR Zoom Lens - 2196 (NK18300VR)
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Pros: Met All Of My Expectation
Cons: none
Other Comments: used for scenery pics during travel great pics.
I recommend this product Yes, I recommend this product
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