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Old 1st April 2014, 03:48 PM
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Does anyone have a manual for an F3? My son was turning out a firm's old office and one 'came to light'. I have had an F5 but this camera is nothing like an F5.
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Does anyone have a manual for an F3? My son was turning out a firm's old office and one 'came to light'. I have had an F5 but this camera is nothing like an F5.
Paul
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It looks like a useful camera to own - this should help:

http://www.kenrockwell.com/nikon/f3.htm


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The full and original manual can probably be found at the Butkus site if you want more than Ken Rockwell gives you. Butkus asks for a voluntary donation to download which is reasonable.

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One thing to know is that the shutter speed stays at 1/80 until the frame counter reaches frame 1. Also, aperture priority auto doesn't work with mirror locked up. Everything else should be straightforward.
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Thanks guys, I am sure I can work it out from the leads you have given. The camera is fitted with a 35 -70mm lens made by DENOX. I have never come across this make before. Is it likely to be any good?
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hi paul if you need any further advice there are some of us that have Nikon f3,s ,,at the moment I own three f3 f3 hp and a f3p they are fantastic cameras beautifully designed and very nice to hold ,and even better with a motor drive fitted ,and as far as I know will take any Nikon lens ,MF and AF ....




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Old 4th April 2014, 07:48 AM
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Thanks Big Paul, I am just waiting for some batteries to arrive via tinternet and I shall give it a spin. I agree that the camera is nicely weighted and balanced. Looking forward to using it. I'll get back to you if I run in to problems.
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