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This ‘Complete Set’ of Nikon DSLR Gear Will Only Set You Back $82,700

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Want a “complete set” of Nikon DSLR equipment without having to buy each of the lenses individually? The Japanese camera shop Map Camera is offering a sale on a massive Nikon kit containing a Nikon D4 and 20 different Nikkor N lenses. All you need is $82,700.

According to the helpful robotic minds at Google Translate, the name of the package is the “Nikon Chivalrous Nanocrystals Complete Set.” That seems a bit strange, so we’re guessing the name makes a little more sense than that in Japanese.

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Here’s the full list of items included in the set:

  • Nikon D4
  • AF-S NIKKOR 14-24mm F2.8G ED
  • AF-S NIKKOR 16-35mm F4G ED VR
  • AF-S NIKKOR 24-70mm F2.8G ED
  • AF-S NIKKOR 24-120mm F4G ED VR
  • AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm F2.8G ED VR II
  • AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm F4G ED VR
  • AF-S NIKKOR 80-400mm F4.5-5.6G ED VR
  • AF-S NIKKOR 200-400mm F4G ED VR II
  • AF-S NIKKOR 24mm F1.4G ED
  • AF-S NIKKOR 28mm F1.8G
  • AF-S NIKKOR 35mm F1.4G
  • AF-S Micro NIKKOR 60mm F2.8G ED
  • AF-S NIKKOR 85mm F1.4G
  • AF-S VR Micro-Nikkor 105mm F2.8G IF-ED
  • AF-S NIKKOR 200mm F2G ED VR II
  • AF-S NIKKOR 300mm F2.8G ED VR II
  • AF-S NIKKOR 400mm F2.8G ED VR
  • AF-S NIKKOR 500mm F4G ED VR
  • AF-S NIKKOR 600mm F4G ED VR
  • AF-S NIKKOR 800mm F5.6E FL ED VR

Nikon Rumors did some number crunching, and calculated that this full set would have a retail value of $89,800 in the United States. Map Camera is selling the kit for ¥8,000,000, or roughly $82,744.

What’s interesting is that more than 60% of the kit’s value is due to just 6 lenses in the kit: the $17,900 800mm f/5.6, the $9,800 600mm f/4, the $8,400 500mm f/4, the $9,000 400mm f/2.8, the $5,800 300mm f/2.8, and the $5,800 200mm f/2. Those six lenses cost nearly $60,000 by themselves!

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So, if you have any ridiculously rich friends who have been asking for advice on what DSLR gear to buy, you can show them this crazy starter kit designed just for them!

Nikon Chivalrous Nanocrystals Complete Set (Map Camera via Nikon Rumors)


 
  • http://www.purseblog.com/ Vlad Dusil

    Silly link bait promotion.

  • Zach

    There’s a lot of redundancy in this kit, probably just to make it seem more expensive and luxurious. I mean, do you really need a 70-200 F4 when you have the 2.8 version? Or both a 300 F2.8 and a 400 F2.8? There are a lot of fantastic primes and zooms in this kit, but it would actually make sense if they eliminated some of the filler lenses and threw in an extra D4 or D800 body for backup. Because what self-proclaimed professional doesn’t have two bodies?

  • TSY87

    I wouldn’t really call them filler lenses… the size/weight difference between a 300/2.8 and the 400/2.8 is significant. the 70-200 zooms i get your point, but there still is a difference. What they should have done was keep all the lenses and body… but also included the d800/e versions! :)

  • Dhaval Panchal

    i’d rather buy a Jaguar F-type :P

  • Sierra

    Where have you seen a Jaguar F-type for 82,700?
    They start at 95-100k + all fees

  • bob

    You can get the supercharged XK 5.0 for that money (£53,000 on Autotrader)

  • Dhaval Panchal

    I know, but I like the F-type much better.

  • kassim

    owh, not as expensive as I’ve thought.

  • http://bit.ly/mattaka Matthew Wagg

    Nikon D4

    AF-S NIKKOR 14-24mm F2.8G ED

    AF-S NIKKOR 24-70mm F2.8G ED

    AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm F2.8G ED VR II

    AF-S NIKKOR 24mm F1.4G ED

    AF-S NIKKOR 35mm F1.4G

    AF-S NIKKOR 85mm F1.4G

    AF-S VR Micro-Nikkor 105mm F2.8G IF-ED

    AF-S NIKKOR 300mm F2.8G ED VR II

    AF-S NIKKOR 500mm F4G ED VR

    AF-S NIKKOR 800mm F5.6E FL ED VR

    That’s more like it. For the spaces missing in the Super-telephoto lens range, substitute the lenses with the 1.4x and 2.0x teleconverters.
    The amount saved should be enough for a second D4 as well.

    Though $82k would get you into 80mp+ Medium format territory.

  • Pat

    Why’d they leave off the 50 1.4?

  • Shahid

    If I bought a ‘complete’ Nikon kit, I’d buy these:
    1. Camera body: one D4 and one D600
    2. Primes: 35mm f/1.4, 50mm f/1.4, 85mm f/1.4, 180 or 200mm macro
    3. Zooms: 14-24mm, 70-200mm f/4
    4. Flashguns: two SB-910, two SB-700
    5. both IR and cable remote shutter release

    These are all I need, to start!

  • Andrew

    There are also kits for Canon and Sony…

  • haha

    So much lens for one body.

  • Tyler Magee

    I work for a wedding photographer and she also has around 80,000 invested… Its crazy.. im here with 5000 and shes like “thats cute” -_____-

  • Vlad Moldovean

    there is no 50 mm prime in this kit…. that’s sad!

  • Jason Guo

    50mm 1.4 is not nano crystal coated. all the lenses above are nano crystal coated.

  • dan110024

    If I buy the set, that means I won’t be tempted to buy anything else, right? :-/

  • Tyler Magee

    well the d4 kinda eats every other nikon body and buts it into one, SO why not lol :)

  • http://www.observingtime.com/ agour

    gear isn’t everything

  • Carl Meyer

    This kit would be a good investment for someone starting a rental business near a World Heritage Site or Biosphere Reserve with plenty of sightseeing locations and a steady stream of tourists.

  • Ron

    Can i switch the 24mm and 105mm macro for the better Sigma? ;-)

  • ElBandi

    I think a better buy Leica M type 240, and a Noctilux f 0.95:) …..Leica optics are much, much better investment.

  • Jake

    Yeah, but they have terrible auto-focus problems.

  • Shahid

    I wouldn’t care for nano-crystal coating because of the usefulness of 50mm f/1.4 !!

  • Leonardo Abreu

    I think Brad Pitt can buy this…

  • Jason Guo

    I know its useful, but the fact this is the complete set of all nano crystal coated lenses, rather than complete set of useful lenses. Many of these lenses in this set are quite useless because of the superior lens included

  • http://www.bobcooleyphoto.com/ bob cooley

    Actually, that’s a myth. Pro level Nikon optics are every bit as good as Leica optics – I own both, and while they have different ‘feels’ to them – they are equally sharp, and both hold up as ‘better’ for different applications (except smugness…)

  • http://shashinkaichiban1.wordpress.com/ 写真家

    I do not think he said Leica lenses are better in quality, only better investment. If only buying to sit on as collector or as one who may sell years down the road NIB unused, Leica will command much more than Nikon. Optically, sure both are excellent

  • Bill

    Why do you need two 70-200s?

  • Tom Kwas

    Interesting to me because, altho most of the posters are correct that there is a lot of overlap and, depending on what you do, you wouldn’t need a lot of the lenses, but I bet your auto-mechanic has more dollars in Snap-On tools and carts than this! I think photography has become such a low paying business now that every one IS one, that’s most of the pro’s I know are trying to get by with a few bodies and zooms so that they can live. Gone are the days when studios used to have a ton of stock in equipment!

  • ElBandi

    Yes!..Thank you:)

  • bob

    But £53k isn’t going to get you one

  • Shane

    That’s actually an amazing deal, I have roughly $40,000 in gear at the moment that I’ve bought piece by piece. This is clearly for the uber rich though as I would never have been able to afford all this together.

  • http://www.bobcooleyphoto.com/ bob cooley

    If you are buying a camera as a collector, then you are buying a tool for the wrong reason…

  • http://www.colorspace.am Alex Masters

    Right. Because when you’re shooting say.. sports.. you totally want to unmount your lens, add/remove a TC, and then reaffix it as the action moves closer/further from you. And have you seen the quality of the 2x? It’s abysmal.

    It would make MUCH more sense to keep the 200-400 in there (rather than the 300/2.8), as 300+1.4x gives you a fixed 420/4.

    As an aside: you dropped the 200, 200-400, 400, and 600mm lenses. And you think it ‘should’ be enough for a second D4? Each of those lenses is equal to about a D4 (on the lower end) and damn well near two at the higher.

    Further aside: 80MP(+)? What backs bigger than 80MP do you know of? MS’s don’t count and.. a Leaf Credo 80 will set you back 36995.

  • http://www.colorspace.am Alex Masters

    Well.. This is awkward.

  • http://bit.ly/mattaka Matthew Wagg

    Chill your jets Alex, I didn’t say it was a solution for everyone. That just what I’d go for. Cutting out the waste of lenses that I’d never use.

  • http://www.cyclelove.net/ CycleLove

    There’s a lot of redundancy in your comment, are they claiming for the kit to make sense? No. It’s just clever marketing.

  • Joe Allison

    Don’t take out the 400 f2.8 take out the 500 f4, the 400 can be boosted up to 560mm using a 1.4 tele and it only takes the lens down to a f4 keeping the high quality of the nikkor lenses (although it may not be as sharp as a 500 f4 it would be more versatile)! But one other consideration, this would mean you could also take out the 300mm 2.8 so a few dollars saved depends how you look at it (because the range of 400mm has more desire and is more versitile)

  • Kayus Mulia

    Some people “own” Ferraris, Lambos plus a dozen of HDs in their garage but never ride them. Same here. Nothing to do with photography or being photographer.
    Its just an ego trip, “Mine is bigger than yours.”

  • Brian Peixinho

    Very good point… And how about a car to travel with to boot! LOL

  • Brian Peixinho

    I love the hypothetical arguments! LOL! love it