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Nikon FE SLR W/ 50mm Nikkor 2.0

by Nikon
Original price $269.00 - Original price $269.00
Original price
$269.00
$269.00 - $269.00
Current price $269.00

Serial no. 3562307

Nikon FE black 35mm film camera with Nikkor 50mm 1:2.0 Ai lens.  Camera is in full functional condition including battery checker, self-timer, film counter all the shutter speeds & metering. Camera shows almost mint condition. Minimal sign of use can be detected under the careful exam.  Lens is in clean and clear with no scratch, and no haze.

Comes with Nikon MD-12 grip winder, The winder is not functioning it is only there for grip and will not affect performance of the camera.

The Nikon FE is a mid-range 35mm film SLR camera developed in the late 1970's to replace the Nikon EL-W and EL2 bodies. 

The Nikon FE is a robust camera built with amateurs and enthusiasts in mind.  It notably features the addition of an aperture-priority (AP) mode.  The FE has a stainless steel Nikon F-mount that accepts just about every lens ever created by Nikon.  Unlike most Nikon bodies made later on, the FE's metering aperture follow tab can be flipped back out of the way so non-AI F-mount lenses can be mounted without causing damage.

The electronically timed focal plane shutter can fire from 8 to 1/1000 second and has two backup speeds of bulb and 1/90s (M90 on the dial) speeds.  The flash is synced at 1/125s and the body has a hot shoe and PC Sync terminals.  Fully mechanical wheels and levers allow total control of the body.  Exposure comp of +/- 2 stops is set with a top-mounted wheel on the left side of the body and a small lever can be triggered for multi-exposures.  AE lock is engaged with a well-placed button.  ISO is selectable on the Nikon FE from 12 - 3200.  Film advance and rewind are also fully mechanical, though Nikon's motor drives can be used with this body.  The metering is center-weighted TTL.  A great feature is the use of a highly responsive analog needle for metering (up to a tenth of a stop accuracy).

 

Due to the level of quality construction and compact design the FE is still much coveted to this day.

Key Features

  • Classic Nikon 35mm film camera
  • Compact well made metal body
  • Nikon F-mount
  • Manual-focus
  • ISO 12-3200
  • Electronically timed shutter
  • Shutter speeds of 8 seconds to 1/1,000, bulb, M90
  • Two mechanical shutter speeds of bulb and M90
  • 1/125s Flash sync
  • Hot shoe and PC flash sync terminals
  • 93% finder coverage
  • 0.86x finder magnification
  • Center-weighted TTL meter
  • Depth of field preview
  • Self Timer
  • Uses two 1.5V LR44, PX76, or MS76 style batteries
  • Built-in battery check