Nikon F6 Film Camera Body Only

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Nikon's top-of-the-line F-SLR, the F6, signifies the depth and breadth of our vision for truly high quality photography. Mechanical innovations offer greatly enhanced stability and durability and enable quieter operation than ever. Advanced electronic improvements deliver extremely high speed, high quality performance.

  • Top-of-the-line professional camera
  • 11-area Wide-Area AF with 9 cross-type sensors (Multi-CAM2000 AF module)
  • Choice of four AF Area modes, including Group Dynamic AF
  • Improved 3D Color Matrix Metering with 1005-pixel RGB sensor
  • Color Matrix Metering works with non-CPU AI-type NIKKOR lenses
  • i-TTL Balanced Fill-Flash and Creative Lighting System including Advanced Wireless Lighting and versatile functions
  • Continuous high-speed shooting to approx. 5.5 fps (8 fps with optional Multi-Power High Speed Battery Pack MB-40)
  • High-precision, durable shutter unit with built-in shutter monitor
  • New floating mechanisms minimize operational noise and vibration
  • Hybrid metal body employs magnesium alloy for lightweight, superior durability
  • Enhanced resistance to moisture, dust and extreme temperatures
  • Built-in data back function (for in-frame or between-frame data imprint)
  • Custom Settings for 41 functions
  • Shooting data can be displayed on large-sized Rear LCD Panel
  • Data can be stored as text data on CF cards via optional Data Reader MV-1
  • Optional Multi-Power High Speed Battery Pack MB-40 is equipped with Main- and Sub-Command Dials, and shutter release button, AF start button and multi-selector for vertical shooting
  • Interchangeable Focusing Screens (seven types available)
  • NIKKOR/Nikon lens and system compatibility
  • Type of Camera Integral-motor autofocus 35mm single-lens reflex wth electronically controlled focal-plane shutter
    Exposure Control Programmed Auto (Flexible Program possible), Shutter-Priority Auto, Aperture-Priority Auto and Manual; Exposure compensation button; (+-)5 EV, in 1/3, 1/2 or 1 EV steps
    Picture Format 24 x 36mm (standard 35mm file format)
    Lens Mount Nikon F mount (with AF coupling, AF contacts)
    Viewfinder Fixed eye-level pentaprism, built-in diopter adjustment (-2.0 to +1m(-1))
    Eyepoint 18mm (at -1.0m(-1))
    Focusing Screen B-type BriteView clear Matte screen II, interchangeable with six other optional focusing screens
    Viewfinder Frame Coverage/Magnification (with 50mm lens at infinity; -1.0 m-1) Approx. 100% / Approx. 0.74x with 50mm lens set to infinity at -1.0m(-1)
    Autofocus TTL phase detection, Nikon Multi-CAM2000 autofocus module; Detection range: Approx. EV -1 - EV 19 (ISO 100, at normal temperature)
    Focus Modes Focus modes: Single Servo AF and Continuous Servo AF, and Manual; Focus tracking: Automatically activated in Single Servo AF or Continuous Servo AF; Focus area: One or a group of 11 focus areas can be selected; AF area modes: Single Area AF, Dynamic AF, Group Dynamic AF or Dynamic AF with Closet-Subject Priority selectable
    Focus Lock Focus is locked by pressing AE-AF-L button or lightly pressing shutter release button in Single Servo AF
    Exposure Metering System Three built-in exposure meters :3D Color Matrix, Center-weighted and Spot
    Exposure Metering Range (at normal temperature [68°F/20°C], ISO 100 equivalent, f/1.4 lens) EV 0 - EV 20 in 3D Color Matrix and Center-weighted, EV 2 - EV 20 in Spot (At ISO 100 with f/1.4 lens)
    Auto Exposure Bracketing Number of shots: 2-7; compensation steps: 1/3, 1/2, 2/3 or 1 EV steps
    Auto Exposure Lock By pressing AE-L/AF-L button
    Film Speed Setting DX or Manual selectable (manual setting has priority over DX detected film speed); DX: ISO 25 - 5000, Manual: ISO 6 - 6400 in 1/3 steps
    Shutter Electronically controlled vertical-travel focal-plane shutter with Built-in Shutter Monitor; Speed: 30 - 1/8,000s (1/3 steps in S and M modes); Bulb setting available in M mode (Shutter speed can be prolonged to 30min. in M mode)
    Accessory Shoe ISO518 hot-shoe contact digital data communication (sync contact, ready-light contact, TTL auto flash contact, monitor contact, GND), safety lock provided
    Sync Contact X-contact only; flash synchronization up to 1/250s (up to 1/8,000s possible in AUTO FP High-Speed Sync)
    Flash Control TTL flash control by combined five-segment TTL Multi Sensor with single-component IC and 1,005-pixel RGB sensor; i-TTL Balanced Fill-Flash with SB-800/600; Film speed range in TTL auto flash: ISO 25 - 1000
    Flash Sync Modes Front-curtain sync (normal sync), Red-eye Reduction, Red-eye Reduction with Slow Sync, Slow Sync, Rear-Curtain Sync
    Flash Ready Light Lights up when the compatible Nikon Speedlight attached is fully charged; blinks (3 seconds after flash) for full output warning
    Sync Terminal ISO519 terminal, lock screw provided
    Creative Lighting System Advanced Wireless Lighting, AUTO FP High-Speed Sync, Modeling flash, FV Lock and Wide Area AF-Assist illuminator available with SB-800/600 Speedlights
    Self-Timer Electronically controlled; timer duration:10 seconds
    Depth of Field Preview Button Press to stop-down lens aperture
    Mirror Lockup Set using film advance mode selector
    Film Loading Film automatically advances to first frame when camera back is closed
    Film Advance Modes Automatic advance with built-in motor; three modes available (S: One-frame advance, CL: Continuous low-speed shooting, CH: Continuous high-speed shooting, CS: Continuous silent-low-speed shooting
    Film Advance Speed (With Continuous Servo AF (C), Manual exposure mode, shutter speed of 1/250s or faster, 36-exposure film CR123A-type lithium batteries[AA-type alkaline-manganese or Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL4 in Multi Power Battery PackMB-40]) CL: Approx. 2 fps [4 fps]; CH: Approx. 5.5 fps [8 fps]; CS: approx. 1 fps [2 fps]
    Film Rewind Choice of automatic or manual; automatically rewinds at the end of film roll or when two film rewind buttons are pressed; rewind speed with 36-exposure film: Approx. 7 seconds (12 seconds in CS mode)
    Multiple Exposure Activated via shooting menu
    Interval Timer Activated via shooting menu
    Data Imprint Activated via shooting menu; in-frame, between-frame and 0-frame imprint possible: film speed range: ISO 50 - 3200 (DX)
    Internal Clock Built-in clock; 24-hour type; leap year adjustment until December 31,2099
    Camera Back Hinged back; film confirmation window, AF area mode selector, multi-selector, MENU button, film speed (ISO) button, flash sync mode button, INFO button, rear LCD panel, built-in data imprint unit
    Shooting Data Recordable number of film rolls (36 exposures): Approx. 57 rolls in basic shooting data (13 items), Approx. 31 rolls in detailed shooting data (21 items)
    10-pin Remote Terminal Equipped
    Power Requirements Battery holder MS-41 provided (two 3V lithium batteries); optional Multi Power Battery Pack MB-40 and AA-type battery holder MS-40 available (for eight alkaline-manganese, lithium or Ni-MH batteries, or one Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL4); built-in backup battery
    Exposure Meter Auto meter shut-off 8 seconds after power turned on if no operations are performed; activated by lightly pressing shutter release button or pressing AF start button after power is turned on
    Tripod Socket 1/4 (ISO1222)
    Custom Settings 41 Custom Settings are available
    Two-Button Reset Pressing the MENU and INFO buttons simultaneously and holding them for more than 2 seconds resets various settings to their original default settings (with some exceptions)
    Dimensions Approx. 157 x 119 x 78.5mm
    Weight (without battery, memory card or body cap) Approx. 975g

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