Fast aperture super telephoto lens, suitable for distant subjects in field sports, wildlife and surveillance. A new optical design delivers crisp, high contrast images and features ultra-quiet Autofocus performance, Vibration Reduction II to combat the effect of camera shake at slow shutter speeds, and practical close focusing capabilities. Designed for digital, this lens includes a Nano Crystal coating, ED glass and rounded diaphragm blades to produce images full of detail with excellent out of focus characteristics.
Ultra-fast aperture, super telephoto lens.
VR II (Vibration Reduction) offers effects equivalent to using a shutter speed 2.5* stops faster.
Nano Crystal coat reduces ghost and flare.
Closest focusing distance: 5m.
Excellent dust and water resistance.
Meniscus protective glass element.
A/M mode prevents accidental switching when using autofocus mode.
Focus preset possible.
Tough aluminum Trunk case CT-604.
15 elements in 12 groups (with 3 ED glass elements and one Nano Crystal Coat) and one meniscus protective glass element
Angle of view
4°10’ (2°40’ with DX-format camera)
Minimum focus distance
5.0 m/16.4 ft. (AF), 4.8 m/15.7 ft. (MF)
Maximum reproduction ratio
No. of diaphragm blades
Filter attachment size
Diameter x length (extension from lens mount)
Approx. 166 x 445 mm/6.5 x 17.5 in.
Approx. 5,060 g/11.2 lb.
Lens Hood HK-35, Heavy duty case CT-607, Dedicated filter holder, 52mm screw-in NC filter, Strap LN-1, Monopod collar