Nikkor AF 80-200mm f2.8 push pull and focus speed

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JamesRL Senior Member • Posts: 2,381
Nikkor AF 80-200mm f2.8 push pull and focus speed

I pulled the trigger on one and just received it.

I have the AF 180mm f2.8 but wanted more versatility.

I read about the complaints in reviews about AF speed. I'm not a sports photographer, occasionally do birds but not necessarily in flight.

I notice the focus limiter and that may help in certain situations. The 180mm doesn't have that.

And I wonder whether newer bodies focus faster with screw type AF.  First used AF lenses on a D200, now I have a D700 and D610.

I swear I'm going to sell some lenses before I buy again.

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