Nikon AF Micro-Nikkor 200mm f/4D IF-ED Lens Listed as Discontinued

The Nikon’s legendary macro lens, the AF Micro-Nikkor 200mm f/4D IF-ED has been listed as discontinued by manufacturer at Amazon.co.uk.

The lens is also nowhere to be found in stock in the US camera stores like Amazon and Adorama. The D-series Nikon 200mm F/4 micro lens is commonly used for Landscape/scenery, Macro photography and Wildlife photos.

The AF-Micro 200mm lens successor model has been rumored for a long time and according to rumors Nikon could announce a replacement model at Photokina 2014 show.

The Nikon 1 V3 camera, Nikkor 50mm f/1.4G and Nikkor AF-S Micro 60mm f/2.8G ED lenses are also listed as discontinued at Amazon UK. See the full list of products

Nikon AF Micro-Nikkor 200mm f/4D IF-ED Lens Listed as Discontinued

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Nikon 200mm F/4 Features

  • Legendary in the world of close-up photography, superior Micro Nikkor performance delivers images of striking clarity while providing reproduction ratios of up to 1:1 without additional accessories.
  • The extra long focal length of this lens provides the most versatile working distance.
  • Extra Low Dispersion (ED) glass ensures apochromatic-like performance, with high contrast and sharper images.
  • ED glass has been incorporated into selected elements for superior optical performance.
  • Internal focusing improves handling and focusing operation.
  • Focuses from infinity to 19.4 inches (1:1 reproduction ratio).
  • A-M (Automatic-Manual) switch.

via NR