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Designed for use in combination with the F2S Photomic Finder, the EE Aperture Control Attachment DS-1 provides the Nikon F2 camera with automatic exposure-metering control.
Once the shutter speed is selected, the meter in the F2S Photomic Finder reads the scene brightness and commands the attachment to drive the lens aperture diaphragm to the correct aperture corresponding to the selected shutter speed. The automatic exposure metering control is coupled with all shutter speeds on the shutter-speed dial of the F2S Photomic Finder and accepts, without factory modification, all lenses with a meter coupling prong.
The rechargeable Ni-Cd battery DN-1, C-type batteries and an AC power source can be used to power the unit. The attachment can be manually overridden to allow the photographer convenient exposure adjustment for creative control of his pictures.
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Setting up the attachment ....
Installing the battery | Checking the battery | Removing the attachment | Automatic Exposure Control | A-M switch lever | Automatic metering | Run-control knob | Manual Override |
Recharging the Ni-Cd battery | Setting the proper voltage | Charging the battery ........ Alternative Power Sources | AC/DC Converter MA-4 | Battery Pack | Checking for malfunction | Specifications .......
BEFORE proceeding to the setup section, | Click Open a New Browser Window | for a Main Reference Map for DS-1 to cross checking with its various control features.
Setting up the Attachment
Remove the lens from the camera and pull up the camera rewind knob as far as it will go. Before mounting the DS-1 attachment, make sure that its A-M switch lever (which also doubles as the lens release button when the attachment is mounted on the camera) is set at the M position. If not, push down on the button and the lever will spring to the M setting.
Slide the attachment into place, with the fork sliding into the accessory shoe and the loop arm settling around the lens bayonet mount. Turn the milled lock knob on the attachment until you feel an increased tension. The attachment is now locked in place.
(Note that the knob can still be turned; this leeway prevents over-screwing of the knob thread into the synch terminal on the camera.) The attachment can be mounted before or after the F2S Photomic Finder is attached to the camera.
Push the recessed catch on the toothed drive gear as far to the right as it will go. Set the lens aperture diaphragm at f/5.6 and position the lens in the camera bayonet mount so that the coupling prong on the lens settles into place between the prongs of the recessed catch.
Next, twist the lens counterclockwise until it clicks into place. Turn the lens' aperture ring all the way to the minimum aperture setting, then all the way in the opposite direction.
Check the maximum aperture indicator on the F2S Photomic Finder to make sure that the maximum aperture of the lens in use appears in the window. For example, if the 50 mm f/1.4 lens is mounted on the camera, the number 1.4 should appear in the window.
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