Nikon Produces Only 1,000 of its 500mm f/5.6 PF Lens. Here's Why! / by Jamil Matheny

If you’re a Nikon shooter such as myself and you need the extra zoom range for your camera; then this lens may suit your needs. However, you’re going to have to wait for an order. The Nikon AF-S Nikkor 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR lens will only produce 1,000 copies of these lenses per month.

Nikon has been struggling to keep up with the demand for the 500mm PF lens. As the German reader of the Nikon rumor site has suggested, “Delivery time: currently uncertain, as only about 1,000 copies per month are produced,” reads the translation. “We apologize for any inconvenience and accept every pre-order!”

Nikon USA official response in a recent statement: Orders of the AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR lens have exceeded our expectations. We appreciate our customers’ patience as we work to fulfill orders as quickly as possible.

If you’re interested in obtaining this lens, you can purchase the lens here.

NEWS SOURCE: Nikon Rumors