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Nikon 55-200mm f/4.5-5.6G ED AF-S VR DX Zoom-Nikkor, With Nikon 5-Year USA Warranty

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Features:

  • 3.6x Telephoto DX Zoom-Nikkor: Versatile and compact 3.6 Zoom-Nikkor brings the action to the photographer. Ideal for portraiture, family, sports, nature and wildlife.
  • Approximates the picture angle characteristic of an 82-300mm lens in the 35mm format. 
  • Vibration Reduction: Nikon's VR (Vibration Reduction) reduces the effects of camera shake, allowing hand-held shooting at up to 3 shutter speeds slower than would otherwise be possible for dramatically sharper images. 
  • ED Glass Element: An ED (Extra-Low Dispersion) Glass element minimizes chromatic aberration, contributing to superior optical performance. 
  • Silent Wave Motor for Fast, Quiet AF: New compact rod-type Silent Wave Motor (SW) enables ultra-high speed autofocusing with exceptional accuracy and super-quiet operation. 
  • Focus Mode Switch: Enables quick switching between A (Autofocus) and M (Manual Focus). 
  • Lens Construction: 15 Elements in 11 groups 
  • 9-Blade Rounded Diaphragm: Provides more natural out-of-focus highlights. 


Specifications:

 

Focal Length: 55-200mm (approximates the picture angle characteristics of an 82- 300mm lens in the 35mm format) 
Maximum Aperture: f/4-5.6 
Minimum Aperture: f/22-32 
Picture Angle: 28 Degrees, 50 minutes (at 55mm) to 8 degrees (at 200mm) on Nikon DX Format Sensor 
Lens Construction: 15 elements in 11 groups with 1 ED glass element 
AF G-Type: AF Nikkor G-Type lenses feature a more compact design and include D-Type technology that provides the camera with precise distance information for more accurate flash and ambient light exposure processes 
Format: DX Nikkor - Designed exclusively for use with Nikon DX format digital SLR cameras 
Minimum Shooting Distance: 3.6 feet through the entire zoom range 
Filter/Attachment Size: 52mm 
Maximum Reproduction Ratio: 1:4.35 
Diaphragm Blades: 9 blades, rounded diaphragm 
Included Accessories: LC-52 52mm snap-on front lens cap; LF-1 rear lens cap; HB-37 bayonet hood; CL-0918 flexible lens pouch 
Weight: Approximately 11.8 oz  

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Nikon 55-200mm f/4.5-5.6G ED AF-S VR DX Zoom-Nikkor, With Nikon 5-Year USA Warranty

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4 out of 5 stars   Versatile zoom range
By wvhillbilly (S-W PA) April 08, 2015
Review submitted for Nikon AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor 55-200mm f/4-5.6G IF-ED Lens - Factory Refurbished (NK55200VRBB)
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Pros: Light, compact, good optics. "Everything" that would have been in original box was included in a *very well* cushioned shipping container - product manual, slip-case, etc. Only thing missing was factory box- as expected. The lens appears brand new. 100-or-so initial shots show it's optics to be very good and quite acceptable (to my eyes) - the main "work" is up to me- pressing the shutter button.
Cons: Typical "kit lens" construction (i.e.; plastic bayonet flange, plastic period). - But - this= less weight too...
Other Comments: It's "hard" to give a "kit lens" a glowing 5-Star review; this is a good lens for bright days. I would not purchase this lens @retail$ (new), but the refurbished price was good enough to entice me to add it to my kit. I'm glad I did. The "sweet spot" range of this lens is quite adequate, once you find it. Buydig's service was EXCELLENT - fair price, item received as-described, on-time- as promised. Definitely will consider Buydig for future needs.
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5 out of 5 stars   Well packaged and in good conditions. It arrived fast as well. Thank you.
April 01, 2015
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5 out of 5 stars   Nikon AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor 55-200mm f/4-5.6G IF-ED Lens - Factory Refurbished
By Judy (Chesapeake, VA) March 29, 2015
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Pros: The lens was received quickly and was just as described and works great. I would recommend Buydig.com to others.
Cons: None
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5 out of 5 stars   A wonderful deal
By Minty (Miami) July 07, 2014
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Pros: I was not expecting much, but I was pleasantly surprised at how sharp the the pictures are turning out, even at 200mm. The autofocus works quickly and the lens is lighter in weight than it looks. It's a keeper.
Cons: At f4-5.6, it is not so good with very low light, which is where I usually do my work, but this is a great lens when I'm in better lighted situations. There is a tiny bit of noise when autofocusing but not at all a dealbreaker.
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5 out of 5 stars   Great lens for the price
By ILoveNikonLenses (bethesda, maryland) June 12, 2014
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Pros: I only used it for few shots. But I was amazed to see the results. Great lens for armatures at a good price.
Cons: None so far.
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5 out of 5 stars   Nikon AF-S DX VR 55-200 mm lens
By litterock (Ohio) May 13, 2014
Review submitted for Nikon AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor 55-200mm f/4-5.6G IF-ED Lens - Factory Refurbished (NK55200VRBB)
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Pros: I think for the price is was the best lens I ever bought. The auto focus is remarkably accurate even in low light, the VR function is helpful and works better than I thought it would - I have never had it before with any other lens so I don't have anything to compare, but it results in better shots, particularly indoors, than my lenses without VR. All in all I would buy lenses from Buydig.com any time I needed them. And I hope I can find other Factory Refurbished lenses because the one I just bought is better then new!!
Cons: None yet.
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5 out of 5 stars   Great service, great lens!
By Shaun Conlin (Hogansville, GA) April 29, 2014
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Pros: This was a fantastic price for a great lens.
Cons: Only a 90 day warranty.
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5 out of 5 stars   Perfect Nikon Lens
By Jerry (NY) April 29, 2014
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Pros: Great addition lens for a D40 camera. Long distance photos are very clear. Great quality Nikon lens.
Cons: None
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5 out of 5 stars   nikon zoom lens
April 29, 2014
Review submitted for Nikon AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor 55-200mm f/4-5.6G IF-ED Lens - Factory Refurbished (NK55200VRBB)
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Pros: great price, works and looks like brand new
Cons: none
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5 out of 5 stars   like new
By Rito (Lititz, PA) April 29, 2014
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Pros: Good walk around intermediate zoom lens. This is actually my second 55-200mm lens, I gave away the first one as a gift.
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5 out of 5 stars   Nikon 55-200MM Lens
By Trooper_Bob (Bradford County, Florida) April 28, 2014
Review submitted for Nikon AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor 55-200mm f/4-5.6G IF-ED Lens - Factory Refurbished (NK55200VRBB)
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Pros: Takes excellent pictures and was packaged great.
Cons: None thus far
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5 out of 5 stars   super
April 28, 2014
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5 out of 5 stars   Awesome lens for the price
By whiggy (FL) April 15, 2014
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Pros: Cheap Light Small VR
Cons: None
Other Comments: Had this lens before, then sold it... then realized I made a mistake and re-bought it from BuyDig.com refurbished. The lens I received was in like-new condition and performs great. Definitely no regrets going with a refurb. BuyDig.com is awesome - fast shipping, great customer service (dealt with them previously). This lens is the best bang for the buck for an affordable Nikon DX zoom. It is unpretentious and simply delivers great IQ in this tier. Sure, it's not a constant f/2.8 aperture and not 400mm at the long end but it is also not $2000 and 5 lbs. And the plastic mount... please, how many people do you know that had real problems with plastic mount lenses... I don't know anyone. Sure, ff you drop your camera the mount might break off but that's better than a heavy lens ripping off or warping the mount on your camera. Great companion to the 18-xx mm kit lenses.
I recommend this product Yes, I recommend this product
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4 out of 5 stars   Good as new!
By TD (DFW, TX) April 14, 2014
Review submitted for Nikon AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor 55-200mm f/4-5.6G IF-ED Lens - Factory Refurbished (NK55200VRBB)
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Pros: Clean, unscratched.
Cons: None
Other Comments: just like new.
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5 out of 5 stars   great addition to my photo stuff
By just me (65068) March 19, 2014
Review submitted for Nikon AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor 55-200mm f/4-5.6G IF-ED Lens - Factory Refurbished (NK55200VRBB)
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Pros: ease to use, clear focus
Cons: none
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5 out of 5 stars   GREAT
(oregon) March 18, 2014
Review submitted for Nikon AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor 55-200mm f/4-5.6G IF-ED Lens - Factory Refurbished (NK55200VRBB)
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Pros: just like new
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5 out of 5 stars   great lens,great price.
March 18, 2014
Review submitted for Nikon AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor 55-200mm f/4-5.6G IF-ED Lens - Factory Refurbished (NK55200VRBB)
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Pros: Price & weight
Cons: None so far
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5 out of 5 stars   The best deal around of quality merchandise.
By Radar (Boston) March 16, 2014
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Pros: A high quality lens at a great price. and when you throw in quick ship, it can't be beat>
Cons: NONE!
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5 out of 5 stars   Great lens
By Dkap (Connecticut) March 15, 2014
Review submitted for Nikon AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor 55-200mm f/4-5.6G IF-ED Lens - Factory Refurbished (NK55200VRBB)
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Pros: Price-even refurbished if done right is as good as new lens-big price difference -great lens and quality.
Cons: None
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4 out of 5 stars   Nikon DX VR 55-200mm refub review
By Sdash (Houston) March 07, 2014
Review submitted for Nikon AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor 55-200mm f/4-5.6G IF-ED Lens - Factory Refurbished (NK55200VRBB)
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Pros: Excellent price at Buydig for this refurb lens. lens came very nicely packaged and promtly. Product was absolutely neat and clean lokking all like new with a 90 day US warranty. Till now works as pexpected on my D3200 and could able to take nice pictures and videos.
Cons: At times the auto focus is slow and get out of on a video.
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