Nikon is pleased to announce the next great Micro-NIKKOR lens, the AF-S DX Micro-NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8G. Small enough to carry anywhere, this standard focal length DX-format Micro-NIKKOR lens provides high resolution and contrast from infinity to life-size (1X). The AF-S DX Micro-NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8G is great for taking high quality stills or cinematic HD D-Movies and is ideal for anyone from snap-shooters to photo enthusiasts.
Carry It With You Everywhere - Shoot general interest photos, high magnification close-ups, delicate flowers, detailed collectables, copy photography, portraits, landscapes and more. Focusing as close as 6.4 inches, this new 40mm Micro lens allows photographers to capture breathtaking close-up images with life-size reproduction ratios up to 1:1, helping to ensure that even the subtlest of subject detail is reproduced faithfully.
Isolate Your Subjects - The new 40mm Micro-NIKKOR, in conjunction with Nikon DX-format digital SLR cameras, renders a picture angle equivalent of approximately 60mm (in the 35mm or FX-format), providing a natural perspective along with a desirable and practical lens-to-subject working distance.
Autofocus to 6.4 inches - Continuous autofocusing from infinity to 6.4 inces (life-size /1X).
Nikon Super Integrated Coating (SIC) - Enhances light transmission and offers superior color consistency and reduces flare.
Close-Range Correction System (CRC) - Using Nikon's innovative floating element design, each lens group moves independently to achieve focus - providing high performance at both near and far distances.
M/A (Manuel/Auto) focus mode switch - When fine manuel focusing is needed, simply rotate the lens focus ring - M/A mode allows you to seamlessly override the A/F system with virtually no lag time.
Sharp images from infinity to life size (1X) - This standard close-up lens captures the finest details at any distance, including details practically impossible to detect with the human eye (at 1X magnification).
Compact and lightweight DX-format close-up lens. - Compact size makes the AF-S Micro-NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8G mobile enough to carry everywhere. This high performance lens excels for both high quality stills and cinematic HD D-Movies.
Silent Wave Motor (SWM) - A significant innovetion in AF lens technology, Nikon's Silent Wave Motor uses ultrasonic (inaudible) vibrations rather than a gear system to focus the lens, providing incredibly smooth, silent and precise autofocus operation whether shooting high qulity stills oe cinematic HD D-Movies.
Rounded 7-blade diaphragm - Renders a beautiful, natural background blur (Bokeh) at its wider aperture settings.
Mount Type - Nikon F-Bayonet
Angle of view (DX-format) - 38 degrees 50'
Diaphragm Blades - 7
Minimum Aperture - f/22
Maximum Aperture - f/2.8
Minimum Focus Distance - 0.163m / 6.4 inches
Maximum Reproduction Ratio - 1X
Weight - 280g / 9.9 oz.
Dimensions - 68.5 x 64.5 mm / 2.7 x 2.5in
Focal Length - 40mm
Format - DX
Focus Mode - Auto, Manual, M/A
Lens Elements - 9
Lens Groups - 7
Product Number - 2200
Filter Size - 52mm