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Lightweight 4.3X Telephoto zoom lens for SLR cameras that set aperture from command dial on camera body.

New G-design enables apertures to be selected from select Nikon AF SLR camera bodies.

Ideal lens for candids, travel and sports photography

D-type design provides precise distance information for flash and ambient light exposure process.

AF Zoom-Nikkor 70-300mm f/4-5.6G 3.9 5 34 34
Love this lens The title sums this lens up well. I love this lens, and a good upgrade from the 18-55mm kit lens. Although, I wish I could have bought the VR version, I am completely happy without it. My images generally turn out great even without it. I use this on my D3100, and even though I have to manually focus(which I did even with my kit lens) it works perfectly fine, where some people online were saying it doesn't work well with my camera model. Over all, it's amazing for it's price and zoom range. November 25, 2012
Excellent amateur lens!! This lens is a bargain!! I purchased mine earlier this year and I am very happy I did. I would have liked to have the more macho VR version, but at the time I simply could not afford it. Either way, I am pleased with this Nikon product. I shot some fairly low light portraits with it and they came out STUNNING!! The images were sharp and had fantastic blur in the background. Luckily I have motors in my camera so I can auto focus. This lens is a bit slow, but if you are in the right situation the lens will deliver. I highly recommend this lens for an enthusiast who shoots wild life or sports and is on a budget. I have a feeling you will be pleased with this product. August 16, 2012
Great zoom lens for sports photography I have used this lens for nearly 10 years for many purposes and find that it is just terrific for sports events due to its sharpness even at the maximum zoom setting. August 18, 2011
Awesome! I can get 300mm pics with no Blurr with the VR. Pin point accuracy on the Focus! No complaints! I love the lens! ALSO! takes pretty nice macro shots fully extended. August 1, 2011
Excellent performance despite the cheap price. First of all it does not have VR and won't auto focus on D3100. For that there is AF-S 55-300 VR at almost 3 times the price of this one (online). This is also one of he two cheapest priced lens in the entire Nikon catalog. So I was hesitant if it is worth buying. It is worth if you are looking for a decent telephoto zoom, won't mind manual focusing, and usually taking pictures during the day. Picture quality is sharp (better than I expected), way better than your 10x point & shoot or SLR looking super zoom. Almost like your kit zoom. It is light so not much of a problem to carry. If you want to shoot in the low light you need 300 f/2.8. Just look at that size and price and if you earn money from photography then you don't need this one. But even then considering the size and price you can keep this one as spare when you are on vacation. I liked this one more than I expected. May 4, 2011
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Is this lens compatible with an old N90s film camera?

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No, there is no aperture ring on the lens so the camera has no way to be able to control aperture.
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does a refurbished lense have a warranty

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Refurbished lenses have a 90 day warranty.
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Will this lens work on a D3100

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The AF Zoom-Nikkor 70-300mm f/4-5.6G will operate with the D3100 however the lens will have to be manually focused.
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Compatibility with Nikon 3200?

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The AF Zoom-Nikkor 70-300mm f/4-5.6G is compatible with the D3200 however this lens will have to be manually focused with the D3200. For more information on lenses to choose with the D3200, please see: https://support.nikonusa.com/app/an...
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Does it works with Nikon D5200?

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It will work but manual focus only, neither the lens or camera have built in focus motors. You need AF-S or the older AF-I lenses to auto focus.
Lens compatibility : http://imaging.nikon.com/lineup/dslr/d5200/compatibility02.htm
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will this lens autofocus on a Nikon D3300

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Non AF-S type lenses on the D3300 will not support autofocus. You can still use the lens on the camera, however. You will need to manually focus the lens.
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All refurbished items have a ninety day warranty.
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I have AF Zoom-Nikkor 70-300mm f/4.5.6G lens but it is not Auto-Focusing on Nikon D7000. How will it work AF?

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before buying the product I checked that this lens will work AF with the cameras body's having motor but it is not focusing automatically with my camera . Please answer at the earliest.
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The AF Zoom-Nikkor 70-300mm Lens should autofocus on the D7000 since the D7000 has a built-in focus motor. Please check your D7000's focus modes - see page 91 of the manual for more info. The manual can be downloaded from here: http://cdn-10.nikon-cdn.com/pdf/man...

If you continue to have trouble focusing the AF Zoom-Nikkor 70-300mm Lens on the D7000 please contact Nikon Support for your region. It looks like you are in India - you can find Nikon India Support here: http://www.nikon.co.in/en_IN/servic....
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Will this lense work with a D5300? Also is it auto focus?

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It will work but manual focus only, neither the camera or the lens has a built in focus motor. You need lenses designated with AF-S or the older AF-I both have built in focus motors.
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will this lense fit my d40x?

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Yes, the AF Zoom-Nikkor 70-300mm f/4-5.6G will fit onto the D40x. For more information on which lenses will work best with the D40x, please see: https://support.nikonusa.com/app/an...
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Will This work with D3200

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AF Zoom-NIKKOR 70-300mm f/4-5.6G will work with D3200 in manual focus mode only. Neither the D3200 nor this lens have an auto focus motor.
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Will this work with a D7100?

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Yes the D7100 has a built in screw drive (focus motor)
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Will this lens work with Nikon D5300?

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Yes but will be manual focus.
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I have a d7100 camera with a Nikon 70-300 zoom. I can't get the autofocus to work with that lens mounted.

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I have a d7100 camera with a Nikon 70-300 zoom. I can't get the autofocus to work with that lens on.
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Please contact Nikon Technical Support for help with this question. For information on how to contact Nikon please visit http://support.nikonusa.com/app/ans....
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WILL LENSE WORK WELL WITH D3200?

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Bought the D3200 kit last year with two lenses. looking for a good lens that can take action sport shots clearly from far away. use for indoors and out
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It will work but manual focus only, neither the lens or the camera have built in focus motors. For autofocus you need the AF-S version of he same lens. It is more expensive because it has a built in focus motor.
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