Discussion in 'Nikon' started by OF, Jun 30, 2003.

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    OF Guest

    ACCESSORIES AND CAMERA BAG and more - see full list below.

    The F3 is a professional SLR camera built to withstand daily abuse.
    Everything works perfectly.

    Price is $649 plus shipping. Located in Dallas, TX.

    Prices for a used F3 camera and MD-4 motor are around $800. A new camera
    retails for $1,400 and the motor costs $460.

    Pictures are available at: 

    Full list of items included:

    NIKON F3 Camera
    NIKON Strap
    NIKON Motor Drive MD-4
    NIKKOR Lens 50mm 1:1.8
    NIKON AS-4 Hot Shoe Adapter
    VIVITAR Electronic Flash 2000 Automatic with Synchro Cable
    RYKA AK-470 Camera Bag
    LLOYD'S Daylight Bulk Film Winder
    4 Film drying clips
    8 Bulk Film Cartridges
    Print & Negative retouching ink
    #000 Retouching brush
    Lens cleaning solution and paper
    Instruction Manuals for Camera and Flash
    Book: "The Basic Photo Book" by Phil Davis ISBN: 0-697-11480-5
    Book: "Black and White-Tips and Techniques for Darkroom Enthusiasts"
    Published by Eastman Kodak

    Nikon F3 Specifications:

    Type of camera : 35mm single-lens reflex
    Picture format : 24mm x 36mm standard 35mm film format.
    Lens mount : Nikon bayonet type.
    Lenses : Lenses with Nikon F mount ; AF lenses.
    Shutter: Electromagnetically controlled, horizontal-travel, titanium
    foil focal-plane shutter.
    Shutter release button : Switch meter on when depressed halfway (after
    shutter release lock is released), meter then remains on for 16 sec,
    after finger is taken off button; threaded in the center to accept
    standard cable release.
    Automatic exposure control : Aperture-priority automatic exposure
    control; stepless shutter speeds from 8 sec to 1/2000 sec.
    Manual exposure control : Quartz digital control for 16 shutter speeds
    from 8sec to 1/2000 sec, including X (1/80 sec); B and T also provided.
    Backup mechanical release lever : Trips shutter at approx 1/60 sec,
    regardless of shutter speed dial setting (except T); used when batteries
    become weak or exhausted, or none are installed in the camera.
    Exposure metering : TTL center-weighted (80/20) full-aperture metering;
    aperture stop-down metering possible; silicone photodiode (SPD) and
    metering circuits incorporated into camera body; meter works with all
    interchangeble viewfinders.
    Metering range : EV 1 to 18 (ie f/1.4 at 1 sec to f/11 at 1/2000 sec
    with 50 mm f/1.4 lens and ISO 100 fil).
    Film speed setting : ISO 12 to 6400.
    Exposure memory lock: Via button.
    Exposure compensation : Via dial; +2 to -2 EV in 1/3 increments.
    Film advance lever : Single stroke type; 30 degrees stand-off angle and
    140 degrees winding angle; automatic film advance when motor drive MD-4
    is used.
    Self-timer: Quartz-controlled approx 10 sec delayed exposure; LED blinks
    at 2 Hz for first 8 sec, then at 8 Hz for last 2 sec; setting
    Viewfinder :Nikon F3 ;Eyelevel finder DE-2 nterchangeable with 4 other
    types. See below for more finders.
    Viewfinder display : Liquid crystal display (LCD) shows shutter speed;
    on Auto, +2000 indicates overexposure, -8- underexposure; on Manual, M
    appears with + indicating overexpousre, - underexposure, and -+ correct
    exposure; LED ready-light glows when Speedlight SB-16A and SB-17 , plus
    SB-11 and SB-14 with TTL Sensor cord SC-12 , is completely recycled;
    apertyre in use also show through aperturedirect-readout (ADR) window.
    Focusing screen : Split-image microprism Type K provided as standard;
    interchangeable with 21 other types.
    Finder coverage : Virtually 100%.
    Finder magnification :Nikon F3 : 0.8x
    Viewfinder illuminator : Provided via button; illuminates both LCD and
    ADR f/number.
    Multiple exposure control : Provided via lever.
    Reflex mirror : Automatic instant-return type with lockup facility;
    incorporates air damper and brake mechanism for reduced vibration and
    Depth-of-field preview : Provided via lever.
    Frame counter : Additive type; frame numbers from 0 to 40; automatically
    resets to S when camera back is opened.
    Film rewind : By crank provided after film rewind button is pressed.
    Flash synchronisation : Possible at all speeds up to 1/80 sec with
    electronic flash; with SB-16A and SB-17 , plus SB-11 and SB-14 with TTL
    sensor cord SC-12 , sync speed is automatically set to 1/80 sec with
    dial at A or 1/125 sec an above; at 1/60 sec or slower, flash
    synchronizes with speed setting as set; threaded sync terminal provided
    for off camera or multiple-flash photography.
    Accessory shoe : Provided; special Nikon F3 type located at base of
    rewind knob; accepts Speedlight SB-16A ,SB-17 or TTL sensor cord SC-12
    from SB-11 or SB-14 for TTL direct flash control; two types of flash
    couplers available for mounting ISO-type or F2-type direct mounting
    flash units.
    Battery: Choice of one 3V lithium battery CR-1/3N type, two 1.55V silver-
    oxide batteries SR-44 type, or two 1.5V alkaline batteries LR-44 type;
    optional Anti-Cold Battery Holder DB-2 accepts two AA alkaline, Ni-Cd or
    manganese batteries. Note: for Nikon products using AA batteries, do not
    use lithiums unless specifically stated.
    Motor drive coupling : Electrical contacts and mechanical couplers
    provided for operation with motor drive MD-4.
    Camera back : Hinged; opened by pushing safety lock while pulling up
    rewind knob; memo holder provided; interchangeable with camera back MF-6,
    data back MF-14, or 250 exposure magazine back MF-4.
    Finders :Eye level Finder DE-2 - 0.8X magnification, eyepiece shutter.
    Optional Finders : High-Eyepoint Finder DE-3 - Entire frame, including
    exposure information visible with the eye up to 1 inch away from the
    eyepiece. 0.75X magnification, eyepiece shutter. Action Finder DA-2 -
    For use where normal viewing is difficult or obstructed. Waist-Level
    Finder DW-3 - For use at a low angle, fold-up hood, image projection
    reversed, built-in magnifier provides 5X magnification. High magnication
    Finder DW-4 - For close-up work and photomicrography, 6X magnification, -
    5 to +3 diopter, rubber eyepiece cup and eyepiece shutter.
    Body dimensions : (W x H x D) Nikon F3 : approx 148.5 x 96.5 x 65.5 mm
    Body weight :Nikon F3 : 715g approx.

    Link to Nikon's site about the F3:
    OF, Jun 30, 2003
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    OF Guest

    Well, if you can point me to the newsgroup's charter where it says
    posting personal photography-related items for sale is prohibited, I'll
    stop. Otherwise, you are just being silly.

    OF, Jul 1, 2003
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