Is Nikon D5100 and Nikon AF-S 600mm F4 G ED VR compatible?

Below you will find your chosen camera and lens. Click on the product name for more information.

Nikon D5100

Nikon D5100
Released: 2011
Type: Digital SLR
Sensor: DX / APS-C (1.5x)
16,2 Megapixels
4928 x 3264 pixels

Nikon AF-S 600mm F4 G ED VR

Nikon AF-S 600mm F4 G ED VR
Released: 2007
Telephoto Prime Lens
Focal Length: 600 mm
Aperture: f/4

Can you combine these two?

Last updated: June 2024

This is the short answer:

The camera and lens you have chosen can be used together.

Versitale lens

Nikon AF-S 600mm F4 G ED VR is constructed to work with all sorts of camera sensors including the one of Nikon D5100.

Focal Length

The Nikon camera has a sensor of type DX, a smaller version compared to a Full frame sensor, which means that your experienced Focal length will be multiplied by 1.5x.

This lens has focal length:
600 mm

Since Nikon D5100 does not have a Full Frame sensor the experience focal length you will experience will be:
900 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 D5100
611 gram

Nikon AF-S 600mm F4 G ED VR
5060 gram

Together they have a total weight of 5671 gram (equal to 12.5 lb).

Please note that Nikon AF-S 600mm F4 G ED VR has a tripod mount which is great.

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Compatibility Check ID: 2200

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