Is Nikon D700 and Nikon AF-S 400mm f/2,8 D IF-ED II compatible?

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Nikon D700

Nikon D700
Released: 2008
Type: Digital SLR
Sensor: FX (Full frame)
12,1 Megapixels
4256 x 2832 pixels

Nikon AF-S 400mm f/2,8 D IF-ED II

Nikon AF-S 400mm f/2,8 D IF-ED II
Released: 2001
Telephoto Lens (prime)
Focal Length: 400 mm
Aperture: f/2,8

Can you combine these two?

Last updated: November 2023

This is the short answer:

The camera and lens you have chosen can be used together. Here is a longer answer:

Nikon all the way

The possibility to combine these two products is great since both Nikon D700 and Nikon AF-S 400mm f/2,8 D IF-ED II are manufactured by Nikon.

Versitale lens

Nikon AF-S 400mm f/2,8 D IF-ED II is constructed to work with all sorts of camera sensors including the one of Nikon D700.

Focal Length

The Nikon camera has a sensor of type Full frame which means that your Experienced Focal length will be exactly what the lens specification tells us:

Actual Focal Length for this lens:
400 mm

Experienced Focal Length with this camera:
400 mm

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Total weight

When you are looking at a combination of a camera and a lens you must always consider the total weight. Each product weighs in at:

Nikon D700
1074 gram

Nikon AF-S 400mm f/2,8 D IF-ED II
4800 gram

Together they have a total weight of 5874 gram (equal to 12,95 lb).

Please note that Nikon AF-S 400mm f/2,8 D IF-ED II has a tripod mount which is great.

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