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REVIEW: Nikon F-301



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Posted by Bengt Köhler Sandberg 2012-05-06

REVIEW Nikon FE2


Specs:

Shutter speeds from 2000/1 sec to 1 sec + B
A setting which automatically select the shutter speed but you chose the aperture
P setting which automatically select the shutter and aperture (if lens support it)
P Hi setting is the same as P but priorities a fast shutter speed.
Shutter lock button in A or P mode
Auto film loading and advancing


Viewfinder:

The viewfinder is big and bright and its easy to focus.
Shutter speed information is also very easy to see thru the viewfinder.


Build quality:

Very good and the camera feel very robust.


Lenses:

It uses Ai and Ai-S lenses.That´s all Nikon lenses that can manually adjust the aperture except non-Ai lenses (1976 and back)


Conclusion:

I'm personally not a big fan of anto film advancing that need a motor to work and are noisy.
The less batteries the better for me :)
If I ignore that part I must say that this is a great camera at the most part.

Don't like that the tripod screw mount is to the very edge.
This makes the camera very side heavy on a tripod.

Thumbs up:
Build quality
Viewfinder

Thumbs down:
Noisy film advancing
Tripod mount to the very edge
Can't use a standard remote cord



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