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Type of camera   Autofocus, built-in Speedlight, electronically controlled focal plane shuter Advanced Photo Systemô (1X240 format) single-lens reflex
Picture format   1X240 cartridge film; 16.7 x 30.2mm picture format
Print Type:   Three types are avalable: H, P and C
Lens mount   Nikon F mount
Lenses   IX-Nikkor lenses, AF Nikkor lenses
Viewfinder   Fixed eye level penta-Dach-mirror type; approx 0.72 to 0.79X magnification wth 50mm lens set at infinty. Print frame coverage: Approx 95%.
Eyepoint   Approx. 18mm
Viewfinder illuminator:   Automatically activates when exposure meter is on
Focus modes:   Autofocus and manual focus
Autofocus modes:   Auto Servo AF: automatically chooses Single Servo AF or Continuous Servo AF operation accordng to the subject status, i.e. stationary or moving (including directonal information)
Autofocus detection system:   TTL phase detection system using Nikon AM280 autofocus module; AF-Assist Illuminator provided
Autofocus detection range:   Approx EV 0 to 20 (at ISO 200)
Autofocus lock:   Focus is locked when shutter release button is lightly pressed and stationary subject is in focus in Auto Servo AF
Focusing Screen   Clear Matte Screen IV (with focus frame), fixed
Focus tracking:   Automatically activated with a moving subject
Exposure Modes   1) : Genera-Purpose Program, 2) : Auto-Multi Program,
3) : Shutter-Priority Auto, 4) : Aperture-Priority Auto, 5) Vari-Program modes: : Portrait, : Landscape, : Close-Up, : Night Scene
Flexible Programmed Mode:   Possible with the following modes:: , , , and .
Shutter speed/aperture adjustment:   Rotating the Command Dia changes shutter speed in (Shutter Priority Auto) or aperture vaue (Aperture-Priority Auto) in 1/2 EV steps
Metering range   EV 2 to 21 at ISO 200, 50mm f1.4 lens
Exposure Metering Switch   Lightly pressing shutter re ease button: stays on for 5 sec.after removing finger from button or 2 sec (or 5 sec. after flash use) after releasing shutter
Exposure Metering   3D Matrx wth IX-Nikkor, D-type AF Nikkor, AF-S Nikkor, AF-I Nikkor. Six-segment Matrx: with non-D-type AF Nikkor
Exposure compensation   +2 EV range, in 1/2 EV steps
Film speed range   ISO 25 to 10000. Film speed setting: Automatcaly set wth IX system
Shutter   Eectronically controlled vertical-travel focal-plane shutter
Shutter speeds   In : 30 to 1/2000 sec. automatically set. In and Bulb : 30 to 1/2000 sec. Tme (With optional Remote Controller).
Film Loading:   One-touch loading, film automatically advances to first blank frame when film catridge chamber cover is closed: Mid-Roll Change (MRC) possibe
Automatic film advance   Film automatically advances one frame when shutter is released (film rewinds automatically at the end of a film roll)
Frame counter   Digital display in LCD panel: countback type
Film rewind   Film automatically starts to rewind at the end of the film roll mid roll rewind possible: automatically advances to the frame immediately after the last exposed frame when patially exposed film is loaded
Self timer   Electronically controlled: timer duration: 10 sec.; can be cancelled
Dioptre adjustment:   -1.5 to + 0.5 dioptre
Built-in TTL flash:   Actvated by slidng Speed light lock-release lever, guide number: 16 (at ISO 200, m); flash coverage: 24mm or longer lens wth some limtations): film speed range: ISO 25 to 880
Flash synchronization   1/125 sec. or slower. Automatic Balanced Fill-Flash: Possible with buit-in TTL Speed light with a CPU lens; Matrix Balanced Fll-Flash is automaticaly selected.
Standard TTL flash:   Activated when using a non-CPU lens
Flash sync mode:   1) Normal, 2) Red Eye Reduction, 3) Red-Eye Reduction with Slow Sync, 4) Slow Sync, 5) Flash Cancel
Flash ready-light   When Speedlight is off: blinks when using flash is recommended; when Speedlight is on: lights up when built-in Speedlight or Nikon dedicated Speedlight is ready to fire; blinks after shooting to warn of insufficient light for correct exposure
Batteries   Two CR2-type lithium batteries; four 1.5V "M"-size alkaline (LR6) or Iithium (FR6) batteries with Power Pack MB-11
Battery power confirmation:   for sufficient power; indicates batteries are nearing exhaustion; blinking indicates batteries are just about exhausted; no indication/symbol appears when batteries are completely exhausted or improperly installed
Body finish:   Silver and Black available
Dimensions (W x H x D):   Approx. 116 x 87 x 57mm (body only).
Weight (body only)   325g

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Number of 40- (25-) exposure film rolls per fresh battery (Approx.)*:


at 20° C

at -10° C

Two CR2-type batteries Without flash



With 50% flash



Four "AA"-size alkaline (LR6) batteries (with MB-11) Without flash



With 50% flash



Four "AA"-size lithium (FR6) batteries (with MB-11) Without flash



With 50% flash



* For autofocus operation using an IX-Nikkor 30-60mm f/4-5.6 lens, covering the full range from infinity to the closest distance and back to infinity with exposure meter activated for 5 sec. before each shot with a shutter speed of 1/125 sec. or fater.

Date/time & title imprint function: Built-in clock: 24-hr type with timing accuracy within +- 90 seconds a month: leap year adjustment until 2029. Date/time data, title: magnetically recorded.
Data for front imprint: Year/Month/Day, M/D/Y, D/M/Y, Hr./Min and No Imprint.
Data for backprint: Hr/Min, M/D/Y, D/M/Y or Y/M/D/Hr/Min. when No Imprint selected. 30 titles in 12 languages can be backprinted
: from the camera body, date data remains n memory for approx 5 minutes without batteries

Usable Nikkor lenses with built-in Speedlight: 24mm (1m or longer shooting distance), 28mm to 300mm (0.6m or onger shooting distance) CPU lenses
except AF-S 300mm f/2 8D IF ED, AF 28mm f/1.4D and AF 20-35mm f/2 8D IF

AF Zoom-Nikkor lenses
with limitation in usable focal length or shooting distance

CHECK: NIKKOR RESOURCES for MORE info on other MF Nikkor optics

AF 24-50mm f/3.3-4.5D: Not usable at 24mm focal length
AF 24-120mm f/3.5-5 6D IF: 50mm focal length at 1.5m or longer shooting distance or 120mm at 0.8m or longer (not usable at 24mm focal length)
AF 28 70mm V3 5 4.5D: 28mm focal length at 1m or longer shooting distance
AF 28 80mm f/3 5 5.6D: 28mm focal length at 1.2m or longer shooting distance
AF 28 200mm f/3.5 5.6D IF: Not usable at 28mm and 35mm focal length
AF 35-70mm f2 8D: Not usable at 35mm focal length
AF Micro 70-180mm f/4.5-5.6D ED: 70mm focal length at 3m or longer shooting distance or 100mm at 1m or longer
AF 80-200mm f/2 8D ED: Not usable at 80mm focal length

* All specifications apply when fresh CR2-type batteres are used at normal temperature (20°C). Specifications and designs are subject to change wthout any notice or obligation on the part of the manufacturer.

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