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Nikon AF-S 400mm f/2.8 E FL ED VR Lens

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SKU 18490
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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.


  • F-Mount Lens/FX Format
  • Aperture Range: f/2.8 to f/22
  • Two Fluorite and Two ED Elements
  • Nano Crystal & Super Integrated Coatings
  • Fluorine-Coated Front Lens Element
  • Silent Wave Motor AF System
  • Vibration Reduction, Sport/Tripod Modes
  • Electromagnetic Diaphragm Mechanism
  • Detachable, Rotatable Tripod Collar
  • Rounded 9-Blade Diaphragm

Fast f/2.8 400mm prime lensWhen it comes to capturing sports or wildlife where the action is fast and the conditions are rarely favorable, 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.

Lightweight, rugged and reliableThanks 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.

Superb NIKKOR optics and Nikon lens technologiesThe AF-S NIKKOR 400mm f/2.8E FL ED VR is an advanced lens designed to draw peak potential from high-resolution Nikon D-SLRs. The lens' ultra-fast, ultra-quiet Silent Wave Motor (SWM) provides outstanding autofocus performance with seamless manual override (just spin the lens barrel). Two fluorite lens elements (FL) provide superior optical characteristics while minimizing overall weight, while two Extra-Low Dispersion (ED) glass elements nearly eliminate chromatic aberration, even at f/2.8.

Glazer's SKU 18490
Manufacturer Nikon
Product Specs
Focal length 400 mm
Maximum aperture f/2.8
Minimum aperture f/22
Lens construction 16 elements in 12 groups (including two fluorite and two ED glass elements, plus one meniscus protective glass element)
Angle of view 6°10' (4° with Nikon DX format)
Minimum focus distance 2.6 m/8.5 ft
Maximum reproduction ratio 0.17x
No. of diaphragm blades 9 (rounded)
Filter-attachment size 40.5 mm
Diameter x length
(distance from camera lens mount flange)
Approximately 159.5 x 358 mm/6.3 x 14.1 in.
Weight Approximately 3,800 g/8.4 lb
Supplied accessories Slip-on Front Lens Cap, Rear Lens Cap LF-4, Lens Hood HK-38, 40.5 mm screw-in NC filter, Lens Case CT-405, Strap LN-2, Monopod collar