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New Nikon Z9 flagship?

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Tokyo_John Gold Member Nikonian since 19th Mar 2015
Mon 12-Oct-20 08:13 AM | edited Mon 12-Oct-20 08:22 AM by Tokyo_John
So the advantage of the Z mount are a wider mount and shorter flange distance. Yet all of the top F mount super-telephotos I've used have the rearmost element well in front of the mounting flange...so if flange distance were an issue, I'd wonder why they didn't get it as far back as possible previously.

Maybe the wider opening of the mount could help, somehow...but this is reported as a f/2.8, no faster than the F mount lens. Now, if they were pushing a 400mm f/2 lens, THAT would be something!

So I really don't see an upside to making a Z mount 400/2.8...does anyone else see one?

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