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Nikon 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6G AF-S VR II DX

Available May 6, 2014

This is THE single lens solution for DX (crop sensor) cameras with a remarkable 11x range and Vibration Reduction technology that provides the equivalent of 4 stops of stabilization. Surprisingly sharp and contrasty for a superzoom, yet a very small, lightweight lens.

Roger Cicala

Roger's Take

Roger Cicala

President of LensRentals.com

And now its been released in Version II !* This new model comes with a ‘zoom lock’ button that keeps the lens from extending when you are walking around with it. And two ED elements . . no wait, the old version had those too. But the new one has Super Integrated Coating and SWM motor . . . uh . . . just like the old version. Uhm . . . well . . . . I guess that zoom lock switch is about the only difference. Nothing else has changed.

But like the original version, it’s a great walk-around lens. The range covers anything you’re likely to find, it’s surprisingly sharp for a 10X zoom, and it’s nice and small. It’s not going to be a good indoor lens unless you use a flash, though. And I have to admit, I did want a lock button for the zoom, seriously.

Filter Size
72mm (nonrotating front element)
Aperture
f3.5-22
Length
3.8”
Diameter
3.0”
Weight
1.2 lb (without tripod collar)
Hood
HB-35
Minimum Focusing Distance
1.6 feet
Maximum Magnification
0.22x
Angle of view: (crop frame)
76 to 8 degrees
Zoom method
Barrel extending, nonrotating
Image Stabilization
2nd gen, 4 stop
Focusing System
Internal, Silent Wave motor
Aperture Blades
7, circular wide open, heptagonal at f5.6
Max Aperture@focal length
f/3.5 < 20mm; f/3.8< mm; f/4 < 34mm; f/4.5 < 42mm; f5.6 > 130mm
Groups/Elements
12/16
Low Dispersion Elements
2
Aspherical Elements
3
Weather Resistant
No
Flare Resistance
Moderate ghosting, minimal contrast loss
System
Nikon F
Compatibility
DX
Autofocus
Yes

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Rental Period Waiver Price Rental Price Total Price Approximate Day Rate
3 days $6.00 $31.00 $37.00 $12.33
4 days $7.00 $34.00 $41.00 $10.25
7 days $9.00 $45.00 $54.00 $7.71
10 days $12.00 $61.00 $73.00 $7.30
14 days $16.00 $79.00 $95.00 $6.79
21 days $21.00 $106.00 $127.00 $6.05
30 days $27.00 $133.00 $160.00 $5.33
45 days $35.00 $173.00 $208.00 $4.62
60 days $41.00 $203.00 $244.00 $4.07
90 days $52.00 $261.00 $313.00 $3.48
Rental Period Rental Price Approximate Day Rate
3 days $31.00 $10.33
4 days $34.00 $8.50
7 days $45.00 $6.43
10 days $61.00 $6.10
14 days $79.00 $5.64
21 days $106.00 $5.05
30 days $133.00 $4.43
45 days $173.00 $3.84
60 days $203.00 $3.38
90 days $261.00 $2.90

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