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Nikon AF-S Nikkor 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR lens now in stock at BestBuy

The Nikkor 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR lens is currently in stock at BestBuy. There is no way to verify if this batch is affected by the latest AF issue, but BestBuy has a pretty good return policy (you can also ship it to your local store for pickup and decline the purchase after you check the serial […]

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Some Nikkor 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR lenses have AF issue, must be sent back to Nikon for service

Today Nikon issued a new service notice for the Nikkor 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR – lenses with a serial number under 2008365 will need a firmware update in order to fix a confirmed AF issue: Update: in the US Nikon will cover the shipping and handing to and from the service facility.

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Nikon AF-S Nikkor 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR lens field test review

Walrus in the ice – – Nikon D4s, 200-500mm @ 340mm, 1/1600sec, f/5,6 and ISO 1250

    This field test report on the new Nikon 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR lens is by Roy Mangersnes (Facebook | Twitter | Instagram, click on images for larger view): Due to efficient logistics and a good friend I was lucky to receive the new Nikkor 200-500mm f/5,6 lens a couple of days after I arrived in the Arctic. The next morning, […]

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Nikon 24mm f/1.8G ED and 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR lenses now shipping

The new Nikon 24mm f/1.8G ED and 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR lenses started shipping in several countries today.   Update: B&H started shipping the 200-500mmm lens today: DCWatch posted a detailed review of the 200-500mm lens. Few random sample photos taken in Austria with the D7200 can be found here. Additional sample photos: here and here. Check availability […]

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First Nikon 200-500mm f/5.6E lens review now online

Few days ago I reported that the new Nikon 200-500mm f/5.6E lens is already shipping in Asia. The first review of the lens is already available online at digineff.cz (Google translation) and includes full resolution sample photos. According to B&H and Amazon, the Nikkor 200-500mm f/5.6E lens will start shipping in the US on September 17th.

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First Nikon 200-500mm f/5.6E lens shipped in Asia

A mobile01 forum member already received the new Nikon 200-500mm f/5.6E lens. The thread contains also several sample images. The technical specifications of the lens can be found here. According to B&H and Amazon, shipping in the US should start on September 17th.

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