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Old August 13th, 2006, 06:19 AM   #1
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"F" Series Nikon Nikkor Lenses and Letus

Hi there,

Do the pre AI older "F" series Nikon lenses fit on the Letus nikon mount?

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Old August 15th, 2006, 11:18 PM   #2
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F Mount Lens

It is always pathetic when someone has to answer one's own question.

Once I get the Letus for my HD100 I will go and test it out at a local camera shop to see if original pre AI lenses work and let everyone know the answer. The reason why this might be a good thing is that I noticed that quite a lot of these lenses seem to be quite "fast" lenses compared to more modern ones and pop up at reasonable prices with reasonable frequency.


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Old August 16th, 2006, 12:43 AM   #3
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My understanding is that they do work. AI are the ones with the little silver fork/rabbit ear things right behind the f-stop ring right? The nikon mount has been the same since 1959 I believe.
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Old August 16th, 2006, 01:08 AM   #4
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Confirming genuine old Nikons, 55mm f1.2, 85mm f1.8, 105mm f1.8, TAMRON 135MM F2.8 ALL WORK.
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Old August 16th, 2006, 05:37 AM   #5
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Thanks Bob. That is great news.

By the way, I have just got my camera yesterday and will give you a call so that we can catch up to test out your device.

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Old August 16th, 2006, 06:02 PM   #6
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All Nikkor lenses will work but do not use any DX (digital lenses). Also on any newer auto-focus Nikkor lens you can keep the aperture open by placing something in the groove to keep the lever back.
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