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Which Teleconverters are compatible with this lens?

Or is that body dependent? I am guessing since this is a kit lens for the D600, that is the body most people would be pairing it to. Wish the TCs would be listed in with accessories.
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Yes, do a search for the mod.
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Thanks Joe, Have been shooting Nikon for many years, and before going primarily to digital, I had a couple N90S. Was shooting a D7000 to keep things light, and when the D600 came out I thought this was my chance to go FX and keep things light for elbow/arm health issues. So I inventoried my 35mm equipment to see what I might be able to use, hence the question about the TC-16A.

To be clear, are you saying it would have to be modified to work with the D7000 or D600, regardless of the lens?

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You will have to do some modifications to the TC -16a to work with a digital camera.
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Hmmm.... I have a TC-16A (not listed) that I have used with a lot of lenses not in that list...or at least I did on my N90S. If the issue is the back lens element, then the same lenses with the same converter should also work on a D600??
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TC's are lens specific, here is a link to the compatibility chart:
http://www.nikonusa.com/en_INC/IMG/Assets/Common-Assets/Images/Teleconverter-Compatibility/en_US_Comp_chart.html
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Tc's will not work or fit this lens.
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How is this different from the 2002 non-VR version?

Other than the added VR II, does this lens have the same optics as the Nikkor 24-85/3.5-4.5 released in 2002?
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I'm not referring to the NEWER f2.8-4 - the 2002 version was also an identical focal-length and aperture range - 24-85mm f3.5-4.5 as this new lens. The 2002 version was significantly sharper than the f2.8-4 version as well.

THe Nikon site does not allow comparisons between this lens and the 2002 24-85/3.5-4.5.
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You can use the comparison tool in our website in order to compare the specifications of both lenses side by side to see the improvements made to the newer model (like Silent Wave motor, VRII etc).
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First difference is the original is a f/2.8-4
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This lens works also on DX Format?

May I use this lens on D7000?
Any FX format lens can be used on D7000?
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The pro lenses are designed for FX format but can be used on a DX format camera. These lenses tend to have better glass and produce higher quality photos.
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Thank you for the answer Joe,

Ok, now it is totally clear for me that any lens can be used on the D7000 body because the motor in on the body.
I believe there is a last question about this issue: the quality of the pictures are the same, with FX or DX Lens, in a D7000?
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Yes it will, with a field of view of 36-128. All FX lenses can be used on the D7000, it has a built in focus motor.
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Mount

Does this lens have a full-metal mount?
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The mount is made of metal.
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AF Compatible?

I just want to make sure that I have understood correctly: this lens should be completely compatible with a DX camera (I have the D5000) including the autofocus feature because it has AF-S and IF, correct? I'm really interested in this lens, and I want to make sure it will focus with my camera before I purchase it. Thank you for any help.
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A lens that is AF-S will autofocus with the d5000, you are correct about needing AF-S to autofocus, that means the lens has a built in focus motor. You need this because the D 5000 does not have a lens motor. The IF only means the lens focuses internally and the end of them lens does not rotate when focusing. This is important when using a circular polarizing filter.
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Is this new lens a good overall lens for my D80, since the camera is DX format and the lens is not?

Any tips, suggestions and or recommendations would be greatly appreciated and needed!!!!
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The type of sensor format in your camera body is a major consideration in your choice of lens as the angle of view that is recorded on the sensor will vary depending on whether your camera is a DX or FX format. FX format sensors produce an angle of view almost identical to the 35mm film format. DX lenses provide an angle of view close to a 35mm film format lens with a focal length 1.5Xs greater, so a 50mm lens on an DX format sensor DSLR will give the equivalent angle of view to a 75mm lens on a 35mm film format body (50mm x 1.5 = 75mm). Use the Nikon Lens Simulator to see how a photo is affected by camera model and lens selection:
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How will this lens perform on a D800 ? Because its brand new i guess its also optimized for the very high resolution of the D800, right ?

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It works fine on a D800. It's designed for FX bodies and is a very sharp lens.

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Is there 1 tube that extends when zooming (like the 24-70mm Lens) or 2 tubes that extend when zooming (similar to the 24-120mm f/4 VR Lens)?

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It has 2 tubes - the inner-tube rotates, but the outer tube, with the fiter ring, doesn't rotate.

The attachment shows the older (2002 version on the left) and the newer VR version on the right - both at 85mm.

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Is this lens compatible with my Nikon D3000?

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Yes, this lens is compatible with the D3000.
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Where can you even get this lens or is it a going to be awhile before it is actually available?

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The new AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm f/3.5-4.5G ED VR lens was release on June 14 and it’s usually available after 30 to 45 days after release date. You may want to check with your local dealer or keep visiting our Nikon store.
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Is there any way to determine at which focal lengths this lens drops from f3.5 to f4 and from f4 to f4.5?

Am I correct in assuming it drops in discrete steps versus a linear degrade across the focal length such as 3.5, 3.6, 3.7, 3.8...4.5?
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24mm- f/3.5 35mm- f/4 50mm- f/4.2 70-85mm f/4.5
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I have the D5100 and need to know if this lens will work with and what problems, if any, I can expect?

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It will work, no issues
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Is this lens compatable with the Nikon D200 camera body?

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Yes it is.
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Is the HB-63 Bayonet Lens Hood the only hood for this lens? I hate it! I prefer the round flat edged hoods.

The HB-63 still allows for flare.
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The compatible lens hoods for the 24-85mm lens are all tulip shape. You should try as much as possible to avoid flare.

See, the lens is round but the sensor in the camera is rectangular shape. The wide edges of the sensor sees more than the shorter edges. If you use a round hood on the lens while shooting at a wide angle for expample : 24mm, you would see the hood in your pictures. The petal hood was design so that when it is properly attached to the lens, the short portion of the petal is align with the wide edges of the sensor hence to reduce vignetting, while the longer portion of the petal blocks flare.
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Is this lens compatible with the D5000?

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Yes. the AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm f/3.5-4.5G ED VR lens is fully compatible with D5000.
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Can I use this lens on a D60?

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yes, full function
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Is this lens compatable with the D2xs camera?

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Yes, fully compatible
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Is this lens compatible with my Nikon D7100 ?

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The AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm f/3.5-4.5G ED VR is compatible with the D7100.
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Is this a decent wide angle lens for landscape/cityscape?

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The AF-S NIKKOR 24–85mm f/3.5-4.5G ED VR covers wide-angle and medium telephoto perspectives, making it a great multipurpose lens for photography. It's ideal for travel, landscapes, interiors, group shots and more.
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I've heard this will work on a d90 but I was wondering if the focal length will still be the same? Also will there be any vignetting or anything else

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The AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm f/3.5-4.5G ED VR Lens is fully compatible with the D90. Since the D90 has a DX sensor, the focal length of this lens would be equivalent to that of a 36-127.5mm lens on an FX camera. For more information on the FX/DX crop check out this article: https://support.nikonusa.com/app/an...

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