Nikon FG-20, 1984 - Specifications
Nikon Super Compact Bodies EM, FG & FG-20

 
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Type of camera: 35mm single-lens reflex
Picture format: 24mmx36mm (standard 35mm film format)
Lens mount: Nikon bayonet mount
Lenses: More than 70 Nikkor and Nikon Series E lenses available
Viewfinder: Fixed eyelevel pentaprism type; 0.86X magnification with 50mm lens set at infinity; 92% frame coverage
Focusing screen
: Matte/Fresnel focusing screen with central split-image rangefinder spot and microprism collar (Nikon Type K clear-matte screen)

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Exposure control system: Aperture-priority automatic exposure with manual override and backup mechanical control; through-the-lens full aperture centerweighted metering
Audible warning
: "beep-beep" warning sound activated as soon as shutter release button is depressed halfway when shutter speed is below approx. 1/30 sec. or above 1/1000 sec.
Metering range: EV 1 to EV 18 at ASA/ISO 100 with f/1.4 lens
Film speed range: ASA/ISO 25 to 3200

Alternate Source Instruction Manual for Nikon FG20 in PDF (External Link @ butkus.org) CLICK HERE

Shutter: Electronically-controlled vertical-travel, metal focal plane shutter
Shutter speeds: Stepless speeds from 1/1000 to 1 sec. in automatic exposure mode; discrete speeds from 1/1000 to 1 sec. in manual mode; mechanically controlled 1/90 sec. at M90 setting and long exposure at B setting available
Film advance lever: Wound in single stroke or series of strokes with 144° winding angle
Automatic film advance: Possible with optional Motor Drive MD-14 or MD-E auto winder
Frame counter: Additive type, self-resetting
Self timer: Approx. 10-sec. shutter release delay; cancellable after setting
Accessory shoe: Standard ISO-type
Flash synchronization: Speeds of 1/90 sec. or slower with electronic flash; with Nikon dedicated flash unit, flash sync automatically set to 1/90 sec. when camera is set at either automatic exposure mode or when shutter speed/mode selector dial is set at 1/125 or higher in manual mode; at slower speeds on manual, shutter fires at speed set
Flash ready-light: Viewfinder thunderbolt mark lights up when Nikon dedicated flash unit is completely recycled
Meter ONIOFF switch: Exposure meter is turned on when shutter release button is depressed halfway; stays on for approx. 20 sec. after finger is removed from button, then automatically turns off
Batteries: One 3V lithium battery or 1.55V silver-oxide batteries (SR44) or two 1.5V alkaline-manganese batteries (LR-44)
Dimensions: 136 mm (W) x 88 mm(H) x 54 mm ( D)
Weight: (body only): Approx. 440g

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Standard
Lenses -
45mm 50mm 58mm | Telephoto Lenses - 85mm105mm135mm180mm & 200mm |
Super-Telephoto
Lenses - 300mm 400mm 500mm 600mm 800mm 1200mm |
Special Application lenses:
Micro-Nikkor Lenses - 50mm~55mm -60mm 85mm -105mm 200mm Micro-Zoom 70-180mm
Perspective Control (PC) - 28mm 35mm PC-Micro 85mm
Dedicated Lenses for Nikon F3AF: AF 80mm f/2.8 | AF 200mm f/3.5 EDIF
Depth of Field Control (DC): 105mm 135mm
Medical Nikkor: 120mm 200mm
Reflex-Nikkor Lenses - 500mm 1000mm 2000mm
Others: Noct Nikkor | OP-Nikkor | UV Nikkor 55mm 105mm | Focusing Units | Bellows-Nikkor 105mm 135mm
Nikon Series E Lenses: 28mm35mm50mm100mm135mm | E-Series Zoom lenses: 36~72mm75~150mm70~210mm
MF Zoom-Nikkor Lenses: 25~50mm | 28~45mm | 28~50mm | 28~85mm | 35~70mm | 36~72mm E | 35~85mm | 35~105mm | 35~135mm |
35~200mm | 43~86mm | 50~135mm | 50~300mm | 70~210mm E | 75~150mm E | 80~200mm | 85~250mm |
100~300mm | 180~600mm | 200~400mm | 200~600mm | 360~1200mm | 1200~1700mm

Tele-Converters: TC-1 | TC-2 | TC-200 | TC-201 | TC-300 | TC-301 | TC-14 | TC-14A | TC-14B | TC-14C | TC-14E | TC-16 | TC-16A | TC-20E

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Recommended links to understand more technical details related to the Nikkor F-mount and production Serial Number:
http://rick_oleson.tripod.com/index-153.html by: my friend, Rick Oleson
http://www.zi.ku.dk/personal/lhhansen/photo/fmount.htm by: Hansen, Lars Holst
http://www.mir.com.my/rb/photography/hardwares/nikonfmount/lens2.htm
http://www.photosynthesis.co.nz/nikon/serialno.html

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