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VR versus VRII nikon lens

Jeff Secunda , Mar 03, 2007; 08:38 p.m.

Is there any difference between VR and VRII? Some lenses are advertised with VR and Some with VRII. I would like to know if VRII is an updated version.

Thanks

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Anthony Bez , Mar 03, 2007; 10:59 p.m.

Yes it is the updated version.

Alex Lofquist , Mar 03, 2007; 10:59 p.m.

Supposedly there is an additional "stop" of stability, though I don't know how you could tell.

William Wu , Mar 04, 2007; 03:36 a.m.

How do you know your lens is been updated with VRII?

Ilkka Nissila , Mar 04, 2007; 05:06 a.m.

There are only a few VR II lenses. No VR lens has been upgraded to have VR II.

Jeff Secunda , Mar 04, 2007; 05:40 a.m.

As a novice, will I notice any difference between VR and VRII. I see some 18-200 VR lenses selling for less than VRII. I dont currently have one and would like to buy one.

Ilkka Nissila , Mar 04, 2007; 08:28 a.m.

Jeff, all Nikon 18-200mm lenses are VR II. If you see someone selling the 18-200 VR, then it is still VR II (the advertiser didn't care to put the "II" in).

Paul Ferrante , Sep 03, 2007; 03:59 p.m.

How about the 70-300mm, are they all VR II? If not, how do you tell the difference?

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