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Old Mar 12, 2007, 8:43 PM   #1
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(My long story aside, as I currently don't have much time to explain anything - now in college)

I would like to know whether can I use the new Carl Zeiss prime lenses on Nikon film SLR cameras such as the Nikon Film SLR Camera FM3A and the Nikon Film SLR Camera FM2?

I am looking forward to use the Zeiss Planar ZF T* 50mm f/1.4 as my walk-around lens (On 35mm format). my walk-around lens (On 35mm format).

You advice will be much appreciated.

Regards.

To make everything as short as possible;

My photography lecturer recently made it compulsory for us all (photo students) to start an SLR camera system.

I hope for some advice from you guys.

Regards. (I would try to explain everything later onif it is possible)


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Old Mar 12, 2007, 9:07 PM   #2
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Acording to Zeiss, you can.
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Old Mar 12, 2007, 10:09 PM   #3
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Thanks TCav, I am very glad to hear that.
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Old Mar 14, 2007, 12:14 AM   #4
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I have a question;

Can the Nikon FM3A SLR camerameter with the Zeiss lenses? (Or does it need to havea modern day Nikkor 50mm F/1.8 or Nikon 50mm F/1.4 mounted on...to be able to meter...)

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Old Mar 14, 2007, 7:04 AM   #5
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According to Zeiss, yes.
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Old Mar 14, 2007, 7:38 AM   #6
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TCav wrote:
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According to Zeiss, yes.
Wow thanks, this quotesettles everything for me >>>

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Nikon Nikkormat series, F, F2, F3, EL, FA, FE, FG, FM, FM2/A, FM3A
You can use the Carl Zeiss ZF-lenses on these cameras without limitations. The aperture transfer works either with the AI lever or with the shank-coupling.
Case closed.

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Old Mar 14, 2007, 11:53 AM   #7
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I'm not quite sure how I feel on the subject of "shank-coupling" though.
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I'm not quite sure how I feel on the subject of "shank-coupling" though.


Do you have any idea what is "Shank-coupling"?

(Shank-coupling on the Nikon FM3A SLR camera?)

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Somebody needs to come up with an emoticon for when you say something with a straight face.
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