Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1999/11/30[Author Prev] [Author Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next] [Author Index] [Topic Index] [Home] [Search]
> Ken Iisaka wrote: > ><Snip> > > Nikon has long touted conpatibility and adaptability of its lenses and its > > top-of-the-line bodies. There is however one pre-Ai lens that cannot be > > used on F3 onwards. It is the 2.1cm 1:4 lens that requires a mirror lock > > up, due to its symmetric, Aviogon-like design. ><Snip> > > And the 45 2.8 GN Pancake. That's why I always keep an old FM around. Actually, Nikon used to replace the aperture ring so that it can be used with all Ai bodies, so this lens doesn't qualify :) FM allows you to flip the coupling so that you could mount the lens, but you have to put up with step-down metering.