Nikon 55-300mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR AF-S DX NIKKOR Lens for

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Nikon 55-300mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR AF-S DX NIKKOR Lens for Nikon Digital SLR
by Nikon
4.4 out of 5 stars (5)
Date first available at August 17, 2010

Buy new: $399.00 $369.15
18 used & new from $361.93

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Technical Details
– 5.5x Telephoto Zoom lens
– Nikon VR II Image Stabilization; Tripod Detection Mode
– HRI (High Refractive Index) Lens Element
– 2 Extra-low Dispersion (ED) Elements
– Exclusive Nikon Silent Wave Motor (SWM)

Product Description
Compact DX-format zoom lens with High Refractive Index (HRI) lens element, ED glass and VR II image stabilization
Expanded photo and video opportunities that’s designed to bring the action closer to the photographer.

5.5X Telephoto Zoom lens
Ideal for capturing distant subjects at athletic events, family pictures, dramatic sunsets, travel and more. Angle of view equivalent to a focal length of 82.5 to 450mm in FX/35mm format D-SLR.

Nikon VR II Image Stabilization
Vibration Reduction, engineered specifically for each VR NIKKOR lens, enables handheld shooting at up to 4 shutter speeds slower than would otherwise be possible, assuring dramatically sharper still images and video capture.

Tripod Detection Mode
Reduces vibration that may occur due to shutter release when mounted on a tripod.

HRI (High Refractive Index) Lens Element
HRI lens element is essential to keeping the lens compact while offering high contrast even at maximum aperture.

2 Extra-low Dispersion (ED) Elements
Effectively minimizes chromatic aberration, even at the widest aperture settings.

Exclusive Nikon Silent Wave Motor (SWM)
Enables fast, accurate and quiet autofocus.

Nikon Super Integrated Coating (SIC)
Enhances light transmission efficiency and offers superior color consistency and reduces flare