View Poll Results: The Zoom-Nikkor 1200-1700mm f5.6 constant aperture exists.

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    Default True or False?

    Nikon have a 1200-1700mm f5.6 constant aperture zoom lens.

    True or false?

    Again, don't write anything if you know the answer for sure!

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    False. 1200-1700 at f/5.6? scary

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    Oh and BTW no cheating and checking up!

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    Its True!! i have one .
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    . picture of it at home.

    Or am i bluffing?? heh heh, sometimes I dont even know myself.

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    geez !!!!...i did'nt know they have such a lense....do they ????

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    HHhhmmmm

    True or false.....
    Does it matter?

    Just that I choose to believe that it real!
    Yes they have..... or do they??

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    Does Canon has one for that matter? Hmm....

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    Default The ANSWER

    Is False. Nikon don't have a 1200-1700mm f5.6 constant zoom lens...
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    ... Only a 1200-1700mm f5.6-8 P Zoom Nikkor... it weighs 16kg, and also has its own carrying handle! Nikon built one to show it could be done...

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    Here is a link for those who are interested to see what this Super Monster looks like ...

    Nikkor 1200-1700 f/5.6-8 P IF ED Info Page

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    Wow what a monster......

    Guess that it going to be on YS's wish list...

    *He need it to talk the pic of the old woman across the road...

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    Default Re: The ANSWER

    Originally posted by Jed
    Only a 1200-1700mm f5.6-8 P Zoom Nikkor... it weighs 16kg, and also has its own carrying handle! Nikon built one to show it could be done...
    Plonks his 1600/6.3 down ...hmm f8's a tad slow
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    err.... can this lens work?

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    Originally posted by Shadus
    err.... can this lens work?
    The 1200-1700 sure does work and so does my 1600/6.3 (wanna see some shots taken with it?)
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    Originally posted by Darren
    Here is a link for those who are interested to see what this Super Monster looks like ...

    Nikkor 1200-1700 f/5.6-8 P IF ED Info Page
    Quoted from the site:

    Technical specifications:
    13 elements in 18 groups, angle of view: 1 30' to 2, close focus down to 10 m (35 ft)
    weight : 16000g, dimension: 237mm x 880mm (almost a meter long with your camera!!)


    "The mother of all super zoom lenses.." -Mr Sadam H

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    Originally posted by Ian


    The 1200-1700 sure does work and so does my 1600/6.3 (wanna see some shots taken with it?)
    Yes please!! yes please!! Show!! Show!! Show!!

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    Originally posted by Ian


    The 1200-1700 sure does work and so does my 1600/6.3 (wanna see some shots taken with it?)
    Well what are you waiting for......
    Got good stuff must share ok!

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    Question What's the use?

    What's the point of such a lens? It was probably made for a demo or proof of concept. Most humans will have to sell their house, car, wife and children to afford this.

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    Yes it was, as I said in my original reply.

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