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asdf.asdf Dec 19, 2006 6:17 AM

recently I thought about buying a dSLR...I started looking to the main brands like Canon, Nikon and also Pentax. Well, my uncle has and old Nikon (sorry, don't know the model) which is a SLR, not digital camera, and he has lots of lenses to use in his camera (about 10 different lenses). I was wondering if I went for a Nikon DSLR I would be able to use some of my uncle's old lenses in my new camera.

Edvinas Dec 19, 2006 1:39 PM

As long as you don't go for new D40 (Nikon dropped legacy lenses support with D40) you should be able to use them.

mtngal Dec 19, 2006 1:58 PM

I have a friend in a similar situation - he has an old Nikon camera (think his lenses are all manual lenses)and tried to use one of them on a friend's dSLR. It wouldn't work. Did Nikon change their lens mount at some point, or is there some type of setting on the digital cameras that will allow you to use old manual lenses?


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