True or False?

The Zoom-Nikkor 1200-1700mm f5.6 constant aperture exists.


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Jed

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

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Darren

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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. ;p
 

Jed

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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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:what:
 

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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 ;p
 

Ian

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Originally posted by Shadus
err.... can this lens work? :p
The 1200-1700 sure does work and so does my 1600/6.3 (wanna see some shots taken with it?)
 

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#15
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
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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!! :gbounce::gbounce: :gbounce:
 

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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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