Nikkor Z 400mm f/2.8 TC VR S Lens Specifications

bythom Nikon 400mm

Thom's Commentary: Wow. Significantly lighter than the F-mount version and very handholdable. Yet the optics seem to have gone up a slight notch compared the already great F-mount version. Optically, I'm never dissatisfied with this lens. My biggest quibble is that the user controls are spread out all over the lens, not where your hand position is likely to be. Recommended Read Thom's review of the 400mm f/2.8 TC VR S lens

  • Coverage: full frame (FX)
  • Build: Weather and dust resistant, S-line
  • Optic design:
    • 25 elements in 19 groups
    • 1 Super ED, 2 ED, 2 Fluorite, 1 Short-Wavelength Refractive elements
    • Arneo coating, Meso Amorphous coating, Flourine front element coating
  • Field of view: 6°10' diagonal (FX), 4°30' with teleconverter active
  • Stabilization: lens-based VR (5.5 stops CIPA)
  • Aperture:
    • f/2.8 to f/22, f/4 to f/32 with teleconverter active
    • f/3.5 at 1:2, f/4 at 1:1.4; f/4.5 at 1:1
    • 9-blade rounded diaphragm
  • Focus:
    • autofocus, internal focus 
    • voice coil motor
    • 98" (2.5m) minimum focus
    • 1:5.9 maximum magnification ratio at 400mm, 1:3.9 at 560mm
    • minimal focus breathing
  • Filter: 46mm drop-in filter size
  • Lens hood: supplied HK-42
  • Size and Weight:
    • 15" (380mm) long
    • 6.2" (156mm) diameter
    • 104 ounces (2950g)
  • Other: 
    • Built-in 1.4x teleconverter, operable on demand by lever
    • Focus limiter switch (2.5m to infinity, 6m to infinity), A/M switch
    • two Lens Fn, Memory Set buttons
    • Fn ring, additional control ring
    • Carry strap eyelets
    • Rotatable tripod collar
    • Kensington-style lock slot
    • Supplied CL-L3 lens case
  • Model number: 20111
  • Firmware: 1.10 (January 2023)
  • Price: US$13,999
  • Announced: January 19, 2022

Thom's Review of the 400mm f/2.8 TC VR S lens

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