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5 Stops VR? Has Nikon Marketing lost the plot?

Ferguson

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"RE: 5 Stops VR? Has Nikon Marketing lost the plot?"

Ferguson Silver Member Fellow Ribbon awarded for the generous sharing of his high level expertise in the spirit of Nikonians Nikonian since 19th Aug 2004
Wed 24-Oct-12 04:46 PM


Just to make sure we are thinking of the math correctly, if I can hand-hold the 200mm lens adequately at 1/200th of a second, 5 stops means 1/6th of a second more or less.

I have a VR-II lens, and I don't believe the 4 stops they promised. I love VR, but I can't hold the 200mm lens at 1/12th of a second either with VR-II.

So I'd say they had some hyperbole with VR-II.

Linwood

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