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<p>This high-performance, medium telephoto is ideal for sports arenas and concert halls. Also fantastic for portraits, action and astronomical photography.</p>
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Will auto focus work with D600?

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I just received my 180mm f/2.8 and tried it on my D600. It works beautifully. It took me a moment to figure out that there is a small switch next to the aperture ring on the lens that need to be back, but once I found that all was good. The focus motor in the camera is a bit noisier than the silent wave motors in more modern lenses, but it works nicely. Seems to be about as quick as my other lenses. I'm looking forward to shooting a motorcycle race with mine.
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Yes
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Yes, D600 has a built in screw drive to focus lenses without focus motors.
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Is the AF Nikkor 180mm f/2.8D IF-ED compatible with a 1 J1 when used with Mount Adapter FT1 & firmware update V140M?

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Yes, the lens is compatible.When you did the 1.40 update did you also do the 1.20 update simultaneously ?
To Quote Nikon:
"Users of the FT1 must update FT1 L firmware to Ver. 1.20 at the same time camera firmware is updated."
https://support.nikonusa.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/18961/~/mount-adapter-ft1-l-firmware-1.20
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http://imaging.nikon.com/lineup/acil/accessories/mount_adapter_ft1/compatibility.htm
Complete list of compatible lenses.
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How close can I come in contact to an object?

I hear raves about it's sharpness and work in low light along with fast focusing, I need it because I do photography for bands. I like getting in the front row and getting close to them, am I still able to do this?
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The minimum focus distance is 5.0 ft.(1.5m)
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Where is the pupil located relative to front surface of the lens?

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In order to better assist you, please click on the link below:
Answer Title: How to ask or update a Technical Support question
Answer Link: http://support.nikonusa.com/app/ans...
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Can I use a Nikon Tele-Converter with the 180mm?

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No
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d5200 compatable?

will this work with a d5200 or will i have to manual focus?
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Manual focus, you need lenses with a AF-S or AF-I designation. They have built in focus motors since your d5200 does not have a focus motor.
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D3100 compatible ?

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Manual focus only, the lens does not have a built in focus motor and neither does the D3100 you need lenses with a AF-S or the older AF-I designation. They have built in focus motors.
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Do you need to use a FT1 Mount Adapter as well as a specific firmware update on a 1 J1 for a Nikon listed compatible lens, the 180mm f/2.8D IF-ED?

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To mount the AF Nikkor 180mm f/2.8D IF-ED onto the Nikon 1 J1 the FT-1 mount adaptor will be needed.
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Can you zoom with this product?

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No, it is a single focal length (prime) lens with fixed focal length
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