Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8 VR

Discussion in 'Digital SLR' started by Michael Schnell, Jun 20, 2010.

  1. It's obvious that this is a very nice lens replacing our 80-200 f2.8 for
    better AF speed and for compatibility with the 1.4x tele-converter.

    But we did not go for the VR feature, having got bad reports on VR with
    older lenses.

    Can you comment on the VR ? Experiences ? When is it viable to use, when
    should it be switched off ?

    Michael Schnell, Jun 20, 2010
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  2. Michael Schnell

    me Guest

    With VR you have to be specific w.r.t specific lenses. Even though one
    now sees VRII specs there were actually many revisions along the way
    that were not neccessarily easy to discern without going to the
    specifc lens maual or other Nikon web site info. Many of the
    differences concerns frequency tuning for tripod use.

    My specific experience is with the orginal 70-20mm f/2.8 VR and
    200-400mm F/4 VR.
    me, Jun 20, 2010
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