Nikon F3 HP Camera Body

Nikon F3 HP Camera Body - Click on image to see in shop

Vintage professional 35mm film camera body, Nikon F3.

  • Serial number 1877551.
  • Electromagnetic shutter-release;
  • Electronically controlled,horizontal-travel titanium focal-plane shutter;
  • Automatic shutter speed selection within a range of 8 sec. to 1/2000 sec.;
  • Manual shutter speed selection for the 8 -1/2000 sec. range plus “B” (electronically),
  • T (mechanical) and X synchro (1/80 sec. Exposure metering:
  • Modified TTL center-weighted exposure measurement at (80/20) full-aperture metering;
  • Aperture stop-down metering for older non-AI or certain close up accessories;
  • Silicon photodiode (SPD) and metering circuits incorporated into camera body;
  • Meter works with all interchangeable viewfinders.
  • Metering range: EV 1 to 18 (i.e. f/1.4 at 1 sec to f/11 at 1/2000 sec with 50 mm f/1.4 lens and ISO 100 film).
  • Film speed setting: ISO 12 to 6400 (can work in combination with exposure compensation).
  • Exposure memory lock: Via AE Lock button next to lens mount.
  • Exposure compensation: Via exposure Compensation dial;
  • +2 to -2 EV in 1/3 increments.
  • Film advance lever:
  • Single stroke or a series of short strokes;
  • 30° standoff angle and 140° winding angle;
  • Automatic film advance and rewinding is possible when motor drive MD-4 is used.
  • Fitted with High Eyepoint finder,
  • E screen with grid for subject alignment.
  • Finder coverage 100 percent.
  • Powered by CR 1/3N battery or 2-SR44 equivalent.
  • Mirror lockup.
  • AI, non AI and Nikon autofocus (in manual focus)lenses may be used on this camera

Condition: very good overall. There is minor brassing to the edges by the strap lugs. Light use related wear. All functions checked and work correctly. Includes fresh battery and body cap.

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