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Nikkor 50mm f/2.0

A lens inherited from the 50mm f2.0 Nikkor-H. One of the most versatile among all interchangeable Nikkor interchangeable lenses. It weighs merely 220gms. Aberration had been well corrected to negligible level. It is famed for its high resolution and outstanding color rendition. Besides being an ideal general purpose lens, it is equally useful in close up utilizing a variety of close-up attachments and other close focus accessories.

But more importantly, this lens is an AI (Automatic Indexing) Nikkor optic. The feature incorporated with an enhanced lens mount which enables a new series of Nikon SLR camera bodies to accept a new range of Nikkor lenses which have a updated automatic mechanism for full aperture metering. It signified paramount of an era of the best for mechanical engineering in camera design, pushing designers' imagination and creativity to the limit during that period the rocking seventies. It marked the birth of the 2nd generation professional Nikon SLR cameras after the original
Nikon F, that accept the AI mount as an integral part of the system, This is the Nikon F2.

Presenting a site here, dedicated to all the Nikon fans worldwide, by a team of volunteered developers, based largely on the original content of * Michael C Liu 's F & F2 info, served as an improved version 2. The primary site(s) is currently, still hosted at MIT, mirrors at MIR (Both are text based). This particular site hosted in PIM has been revamped thoroughly aimed to enhance graphically with visual along with many contributing raw input of information previously not available in the network. However, you may, according to your personal preference, select version to browse and "dig" from many of the raw content contained herein. You may also check other Nikon & Nikkor resources (The newly revised Nikkor Resources website is Up !) by Michael C Liu hosted in MIR. Enjoy.

Modern Classic SLRs Series :
Nikon F2 Series SLR cameras - Index Page

 

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HISTORY & Background of Nikon F2 Series camera models

The Camera Body:
Main Index Page (10 Parts)
Nikon F2 | Nikon F2 Photomic Nikon F2S | Nikon F2SB Photomic Nikon F2A | Nikon F2AS Photomic
Variants: Nikon
F2/T | F2H | Nikon F2 25th Anniversary | Nikon F2 Data | Gold Plated Nikon F2 | Nikon F2 Pin camera | Nikon SS-72 Slidemagic | Polaroid Speed Magny 100-2 by Mikami-Japan; Nikon F2 Photomic DUMMY display camera unit (New)

Prisms | Metered Prisms - Index page (17 Parts)
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DE-1 | DE-1/T | DW-1 | DW-2 | DA-1 |
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DP-1 | DP-2 | | DP-3 | DP-11 | DP-12 | Accessories

Motor Drives:
Index Page (2 Parts)
MD-1 | MD-2 | MD-3 | MD-100 | Accessories
Flash System - Index Page (6 Parts)
Macro/Close-up - Index Page (11 Parts)

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Film Backs: Index Page (3 Parts)
MF-1 | MF-2 | MF-3 | MF-10 | | MF-11 |
Speed Magny Large Format Film Back
Other Issues: A little
Personal Note
Mini -
FAQ / Specifications for various F2
Focusing Screens - Index Page (3 Parts)
EE Aperture Control Unit:
DS-1 | DS-2 | DS-12 | Power | Remote
Accessories:
Eyepiece | Cables | Cases | DH-1 | Miscellaneous

Other suggested Links: A Nikon F2 repair site by Sover Wong

| Message Board | for your favourite Nikon F2 Series SLR model(s)
| Message Board | for your Nikon Optics in a shared environment
| Message Board | Specifically for Dispose or Looking for Nikon/Nikkor Photographic Equipment

| Back | to Main Index Page of Nikon F2 Series SLR models
| Back | to Main Index Page of Pictorial History of Nikon SLRs

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The Eyes of Nikon:-
Nippon Kogaku KK Rangefinder RF-Nikkor lenses:- Main Index Page
Nikon Auto Focus
AF-Nikkor lenses:- Main Index Page
Nikon Manual Focus MF-Nikkor lenses- Main Index Page

Fisheye-Nikkor Lenses - Circular | Full Frame | Ultrawides Lenses - 13mm15mm18mm20mm | Wideangle Lenses - 24mm28mm35mm |
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

W A R N I N G: The New G-SERIES Nikkor lenses have no aperture ring on the lens, they CANNOT ADJUST APERTURES with some of the AI-spec manual focus Nikon F2 series SLR camera models; please ignore some portion of the content contained herein this site where it relates.

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Nikon F
| Nikon F2 | Nikon F3 | Nikon F4 | Nikon F5 | Nikon F6 | Nikkormat / Nikomat |
Nikon FM
| Nikon FE/ FA | Nikon EM/FG/FG20 | Nikon Digital SLRs | Nikon - Other models

MIR Supports for Photographic Community: Various Message Boards/Community Forums:-
Nikon F-series| Nikon F2-series| Nikon F3-series| Nikon F4-series| Nikon F5-series|Nikkormat/Nikomat-series
Nikon FM-series
|Nikon FE-series|Nikon FA|Nikon Digital SLR series|Various Nikon Models|Nikkor Optic -shared

Others:- Free Trade Zone - Photography| Free Trade Zone - Business Community |Free To Zouk - Photographic Community
Apple's
Mac Public Community Message Board | Windows based PC & Apple/Mac Public Community Trade Exchange Centre

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
Sover Wong; Nikon F2 Repair Services

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In memory of my friend Com. Augusto Staut, Brazil, 1971-2000.

Credit: Chuck Hester, US for his patience, encouragement and help to setup the various content in this site; Robert Johnson for some of his original images on the F2H-MD appeared in this site; my ex-staff, KiaSu for his superb 3-D logo appeared in this Nikon F2 site; Marc Vorgers from Holland who generously provide me with some of his images of F2AS; MCLau®, who has so much time with me to re-edit the content in this site and not to mention buying a Nikon Coolpix 990 just for this site. Keat Photo, Kuala Lumpur for providing their Nikon F2A to take some images for this site; again, Mr Edward Ngoh the great camera collector who provides us his collection of F2AS with MD-2; hawkeye.photographic.com for their images on the Speed Magny film backs; Sean Cranor for his image on Nikon F2 25th Anniversary Model; Ted Wengelaar®, Holland for his continuous flow of input on some of the early Nikon bodies; CYLeow ® , photo editor of the Star newspaper, Malaysia for some of his images used in this site. Ms Rissa Chan, Sales manager from Shriro Malaysia who has helped to provide some of the very useful input. HiuraShinsaku®, Nikomat ML, Japan for some of his images on various F2 models; my staff, Wati, Maisa, Mai and my nephew, EEWyn®, who volunteered and helping me did so many of the film scanning works. Contributing photographers or resellers: Jen Siow, Foo KokKin, Arthur Teng, Mark Fallander, John Ishii, Ed Hassel, YoonKi Kim, Jean-Louis, M.Dugentas (Dell Corner.com.), Mr "Arsenall" and a few images mailed in from surfers with no appropriate reference to their origin. Dedicated to KU Yeo, just to express our mutual regrets over the outcome of a recent corporate event. Made with a PowerMac, broadcast with a Redhat Linux powered server.

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