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7/10 Overall condition, all functions working, lens and finder clean and clear and comes with 6 month warranty.
Serial number: (Body) 1792669
The Nikon F3 has always been one of Nikon's best pro cameras. There are still plenty of people using them today. Nikon continued to make the F3 even after it introduced the F4 and the F5. The F3 was in production from 1980 to 2001 making it the longest lasting production camera.
The F3 is manual focus.
The F3 works fine with every manual focus lens made since 1959, and works with all autofocus AI-P, AF, AF-I, AF-D and AF-S lenses so long as they aren't gelded (G). "Works with" means metering and focus works great, but of course you'll need to focus all of these by hand.
You'll most often see the slightly newer F3HP version. The HP, or High Eyepoint version, has a slightly larger eyepiece with slightly less magnification so you can hold your eye slightly farther away.
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 (with some limitations); AF lenses.
Shutter: Electro magnetically controlled, horizontal-travel, titanium foil focal-plane shutter.
Automatic exposure control : Aperture-priority automatic exposure control; step less 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 interchangeable 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: Yes,via button.
Exposure compensation : +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 possible 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 cancellable.
Viewfinder display : Liquid crystal display (LCD) shows shutter speed; on Auto, +2000 indicates overexposure, -8- underexposure; on Manual, M appears with + indicating overexposure, - 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; aperture in use also show through aperture direct-readout (ADR) window.