Nikon D100 and Pb4 bellows

Discussion in 'Nikon' started by Axel Kurth, Jan 20, 2004.

  1. Axel Kurth

    Axel Kurth Guest

    does anyone have experience or knowledge if one can use
    the Pb4 bellows in specific the Ps4 slide copy attachment
    on a Nikon D100. there is nothing on the Nikon web nor
    did i find anything on google
    Axel Kurth, Jan 20, 2004
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  2. Axel Kurth

    Crownfield Guest

    for the pb-6:
    This was in the fuji S2 manual:

    attach the PB-6 vertically,
    then change if you want.

    I would add, consider cleaning them for dust inside.
    it will be far easier than cleaning a sensor.
    Crownfield, Jan 20, 2004
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  3. Axel Kurth

    KBob Guest

    The answer is yes. I use my PB4 bellows with the D100 and it works
    fine. Remember about the fact that the mount on the bellows rotates
    (although often quite stiff), but once you get the camera mounted you
    can turn & lock the camera as desired. One word of warning,
    however--a bellows tends to sit in the closet and collect dust, and
    this gets pumped back onto your CCD when you use it, not a good thing
    to have to deal with. So vacuum the bejesus out of the insides of the
    bellows prior to use.
    KBob, Jan 20, 2004
  4. Axel Kurth

    Axel Kurth Guest

    does it make sens to copy slides using a D100 or
    would the quality be better using a slide copyer like
    the canon 4000us
    (i am trying to convince myself buying the d100 instead of the slide
    copyer :) )
    Axel Kurth, Jan 20, 2004
  5. Axel Kurth

    KBob Guest

    It won't do the kind of job that either a dedicated slide scanner or
    even a flatbed scanner with TP capabilities will do, but for
    non-demanding applications it might be worth a try.
    KBob, Jan 20, 2004
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