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Nikon Inc. 1 NIKKOR 18.5mm f/1.8

The 1 NIKKOR 18.5mm f/1.8 lens is a fast prime lens for the Nikon 1 camera system, rendering sharp photos with beautiful bokeh.
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Have D90 can I use on this body

confirmation can use this lens on my D90 camera body.
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no adapter exists, as this lens will not cover a larger sensor with light.
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The lenses for Nikon 1 cameras have a different lens mount than the D90. I have not seen an adapter to use Nikon 1 lenses on d90 cameras. There is an adapter to go the other direction, i.e., to use your AF-S lenses from the d90 on Nikon 1 cameras. This is intriguing to try since a 200mm AF-S lens would become a 540mm lens equivalent on a Nikon 1 camera.
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Noisy?

I just received this. I really like the first pictures, but is it normal for this lens to be a lot noisier than i'm used to? I've only used the 10-30mm lens, but there's a huge difference.
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I too have this lens and it is a lot nosier then the others. The Iris makes a very audible click when first opening or when closing and sometimes the iris/focus motor can be heard working. It has done this from the moment the box was opened.
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Image noise is created my a camera sensor or film, not the lens.
http://www.nikonusa.com/en/Learn-An...
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What is the difference between this lens and the 1 NIKKOR 10mm f/2.8 when it comes to use?

The descriptions both say to use for portraits and great low light performance.
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You can use any lens for portraits, this is just a longer focal length so you wouldn't need to be as close to the subject. As far as the low light performance, this lens has a higher aperture (f/1.8 compared to f/2.8) meaning that it allows more than double the light to hit the sensor. This means lower shutter speeds and/or lower ISO resulting in less chance for motion blur and/or less noise, respectively.
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Will this lens work on a D5000?

I am considering this 18.5mm F/1.8 or a 35mm F/1.8 or a 50 mm F/1.8 for my D5000. Can you tell me which lens is a better wide angle, blurr, low light lens?
Do I need a S, DX, D, please recommend! THanks
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The 18.5 mm is a lens for the nikon 1 series of cameras, it will not fit your camera. You need a AF-S or AF-S DX in order to autfocus, bothe the 35mm 1.8 and the 50mm 1.8 will give you excdellant bokeh (blur) and will be good for low light. The 35mm will give yuou the widest viwing angle of the two but is not a wide angle lens. If you don't mind spending the money the AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor 17-55mm f/2.8G IF-ED would be an excellant choice for all your needs.
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Is this compatible with D3100? Are there any adapters or converters available?

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No, this lens will not work with the D3100. This lens is made for use with the Nikon 1 cameras, which have a different bayonet mount than the 'standard' Nikon cameras and use a smaller image sensor.
I do now know of any adapter that would allow this lens to be used with a D3100, but adapters do tend to reduce photo quality slightly.

For a D3100 you might want to take a look at the 50mm f1.8, which would be the equivalent to this lens for the DX sensor format used by the D3100.
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is this compatible with the d40x?

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No
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When will this lens become available for sale, either on this site or in retail stores?

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It will be available from the beginning of November
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focus ring

has this prime a focus dedicated ring on it?
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No manual focus on the lens, must be done from camera.
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when will this lens be back in stock?

I was hoping i'd buy one before thanksgiving.. please tell me another batch or shipment is in process?
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We currently do not have the lens available at the nikon store.The lens is currently in stock at Authorized Nikon dealers; Amazon, B&H photos, and Adorama.
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Can this lense self focus at arms length ie one arm out for self portraits

Can this lense self focus at arms length ie one arm out for self portraits. Was recommended the lense as less manual control needed on distance but just noticed the 7 foot minimum focus distance on these specs.
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I assumed you did not notice the decimal point before the seven and the two. The minimum focus distance of this lens is Zero point seven feet. (0.7ft) or zero point two meters (0.2m)
The lens is able to focus at a little less than one foot (1ft)
You can take self portraits using this lens.
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Nikon 1 V2 User

Can I use this lens with V2?
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Yes. The 1 NIKKOR 18.5mm f/1.8 lens is fully compatible with V2 including other Nikon 1 Cameras.
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How long is the warranty coverage period?

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Nikkor lenses come with a standard one year warranty and Nikon Inc. lenses sold by authorized Nikon Inc. dealers will have a Nikon Inc. Five Year Extension*.
* To register for the five year extension, one copy of the included form must be mailed in as indicated. Keep the Customer copy of the form as well as the original proof of purchase (sales receipt).
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Is it a wide angle lens?

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No, because of the CX crop factor you would need a 1 NIKKOR 10mm f/2.8 to have a wide angle lens.
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Is it possible to use manual focus

Is it possible to use manual focus. If yes, does it has manual focus ring.
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Manual focus controlled by the camera body, no focus ring on the lens.
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Is an aperture blade noise normal?

When changing aperture in f/1.8 - f/4 range it makes a noise similar to releasing a mechanical shutter.
It also makes the same noise after taking (and saving, it seems) any photo with aperture other than f/1.8.
Both 10-30 VR and 30-110 VR lenses are completely silent when using electronic shutter so I wonder if it's normal for this lens or should I have it checked?
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From the blogs I read, seems to be normal as quite a few people experience the noise, especially on the aperture range you mention.
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