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)

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

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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