Nikon Camera F3AF user manual

User manual for the device Nikon Camera F3AF

Device: Nikon Camera F3AF
Size: 19,08 MB
Date of adding : 2013-04-14 15:21:55
Number of pages: 78
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@ Viewfinder eyepiece ®Film @ ASAIISO film -speed index @ Film rewind fork @ Film cartridge chamber roller ® Shutter curtains @ Data back contacts @ Motor drive coupling drive @ Film rewind button Motor drive electrical contacts @ @ Motor drive positioni @ Camera back Film ® Memo holder 4

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NOMENCLATURE ure-direct-readout (ADR) window Viewfinder illuminator Meter coupling lever ® button Meter coupli lever release button @ o Mirror lockup lever Sync terminal @ ® Self-timer LED Lens mounting index @ ® Backup mechanical release lever Lens release button @

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A-M switch index ® @ Focusing ring A-M switch I@ Focus lock buttons Distance scale @ ® Depth-of-field indicators Distance index @ scale Aperture ring @ ® Aperture index Meter coupling shoe @ Lens AF contacts ®I -readout scale Self-timer lever ® @ Exposure compensation scale Shutter speed dial @ ® Exposure index Power switch @ ® Hot-shoe contacts Multiple exposure lever ® ® shoe Shutter release button @ Film rewind crank Frame counter @ ® Camera back lock lever Shutter-sp

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CONTENTS--------------------~------ NOMENCLATURE .......... ...... . . ... .. . . . .. ... . . 3-5 FLASH PHOTOGRAPHy . . . . . . . . .. . . ..... .. . .. . . 48-51 FOREWORD ........... . .. ....... ...... . ........ ..... 7 Accessory Shoe ... . . . .. . ........•.... . ......... .. . 49 BASIC OPERATION . ... . . ...... . . .. .... ....... . .. 8-19 Sync Terminal ........ .... . .. .......... .... ... ... . . 50 FOCUS . ... ... ................ .... ..... ......... 20-28 Ready-Light. . ... ...

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FOREWORD--------- Congratulations! You now own one of the most advanced, easy-to-use cameras on the market today. Thanks to a TTL image displacement detecting system utiliz· ing two SPD's built into the AF Finder DX-1, this camera offers you through-the-Iens autofocus control with either of two AF­ Nikkor lenses, the BOmm f/2.B and the 200mm f/3.5 IF-ED. Thus, you can shoot fast-moving action while the subject remains in sharp focus. And like the regular Nikon F3, the shutter speed is set

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BASIC OPERATION------------ 1 Remove the battery clip 2 Load the batteries into 3 Reattach the battery • 46 from the camera body. • the clip. • clip. Use a coin to twist the clip counterclock­ Wipe the battery terminals clean and in­ Slip the battery clip back into the camera wise to unscrew it. sert the two 1.55V silver-oxide batteries body and screw it tightly into place. supplied with the camera, making sure that the + signs are up. Two 1.5Valkaline­ manganese batteries or one 3V lithium

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4 Remove the battery 5 Load the batteries Into 6 Reattach the lid. • While applying pressure to the bat­ • chamber lid ® from the • the finder's battery teries with the lid, slide it on until it clicks finder. chamber. into place. Apply pressure to the battery chamber lid Load two AAA-type batteries into the bat­ located at the side of the viewfinder to tery chamber, making sure the positive slide it off. and negative (+ and -) terminals match the diagrams inside the holder. Caution: Ni

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-BASIC OPERATION-continued---------- @ 7. Move the power switch 8 Depress the shutter 9 Check battery power. • @ to uncover the red dot. • release button @ • Look through the viewfinder. With ­ out a lens mounted on the camera body, Turn the switch clockwise until it clicks halfway. into place. This makes the camera ready the focus-impossible warning (red X­ This activates the exposure meter and for exposure metering and autofocus shaped LED) blinks or lights up continu­ autofocus functio

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10 Mount the lens onto the camera. 11 Open the camera • First, make sure that the meter coupling lever .@ is • back 36 . locked in the "down" position. Grasp the lens by its lens barrel. While pushing the camera back lock lever Then,line up the aperture index ~on the lens with the lens mount· ® counterclockwise with your thumb, lift ing index @on the camera body and twist the lens counterclock· the film rewind knob @ and the camera wise until ft clicks into place. Confirm that the aper

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-BASIC OPERATION-continued---------- 12 Install the film 13 Insert the film leader in the takeup • cartridge. • spool. Drop the film cartridge into the film car­ Pull the leader across the camera and insert it into one of the tridge chamber @ so that the film leader slots in the film takeup spool. Advance the takeup spool slightly points towards the tdkeup spool @, and with your finger to engage the film 's perforations with the teeth push the rewind knob back down into of the takeup spool

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14 Wind the film advance 15 Close the camera 16 Take up the film slack. • lever 39 to advance • back. • Fold out the film rewind crank @ and rotate it in the direction of the arrow film onto the takeup spool. Make sure that the perforations are per­ until it stops. Then fold the crank back in. fectly meshed with the sprockets and Wind the film advance lever and depress the shutter release button until the film that the film is set between the film guide rails @. Then, close the camera bac

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-BASIC OPERATION-continued---------- 1l Make blank exposures until the frame 18 Set the ASAIISO film • counter 76 reaches frame one. • speed. Lift up the ASA/ISO film speed dial @ and To dispose of the first few frames exposed during film loading, continue to alternately advance the film and depress the shutter rotate it in either direction until the white dot ® is opposite the ASAIISO film speed release button until the counter reaches frame one (the first dot past 0). While making blank

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Slide the A·M switchrs5 19 Set the shutter speed 21 Set the '·number on 20 • dial 72 at A. • on the AF·Nikkor • the lens. Rotate the shutter speed dial until the A is Turn the aperture ring @ on the lens until lenstoA. opposite the shutter speed index @ . The the desired f-number is opposite the aper­ Slide the switch as far as it will go. built-in locking mechanism ensures that ture index. The selected f-number appears the dial cannot be accidentally shifted in the viewfinder for conven

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-BASIC OPERATION-continued---------- 22 Hold the camera steady. 23 Compose the picture. • As you look through the viewfinder, use your left hand • Look through the viewfinder, to cradle the camera, with your fingers wrapped around the lens compose your photo with the main sub­ and your thumb beside the focus lock button ® , while your ject (if possible, a subject's vertical line) elbow is propped against your body for support. Use the index in the center of the focusing frame to finger of yo

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CD LCD exposure information

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-BASIC OPERATION-continued---------- Press the rewind 25 Take the picture. 26 Advance the film. 27. • Depress the shutter release • Stroke the film advance lever to button ® . button all the way down ; apply light but transport the film to the next frame. When the film reaches the end of the roll , steady pressure with the ball of your the film advance lever will stop working. index finger to avoid camera shake which Then, turn the camera upside down and might result in a blurred image

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28 Rewind the film. 29 Remove the film 30 Turn the camera off. • Lift the film rewind crank and • cartridge. • Turn the power switch off while turn it in the direction of the arrow. When the camera is not in use. This prevents Push the camera back lock lever counter­ you feel the tension lessen, continue inadvertent battery drain in case the clockwise as you lift the film rewind crank shutter release button is accidentally winding one or two more turns until the to open the camera back. T

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FOCUS------------------------------~ The Nikon F3AF features a through-the-Iens autofocus system Usable Lenses which takes the guesswork out of focusing : just point the camera Lens Focusing method at what you want to photograph, depress the shutter release Autofocus AF-Nikkor 80mm f/2.8, AF-Nikkor 200mm f/ 3.5 button @ halfway, and watch the subject literally 3nap into sharp IF-EO focus ... automatically. Focus-aid operation Nikkor (including AF-Nikkorl and Nikon Series The system c

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