Fandom

Camerapedia Wiki

Nikon F-801

5,981pages on
this wiki
Add New Page
Talk0 Share

Nikon F-801 is a 35mm film SLR autofocus electronic camera, manufactured by Nikon Corporation, Japan and produced between 1988-1991. Nikon F-801 is also known as Nikon N8008 in USA.

SpecificationsEdit

BODYEdit

  • Lens release: button on the left side of the lens mount
  • Focus modes: Autofocus and Manual with electronic rangefinder
  • Autofocus modes: single servo AF with focus priority and continous servo AF with release priority
  • AF detection system: TTL phase detection system - Nikon Advanced AM200 module
  • AF detection range: EV minus 1 to EV 19 at ISO 100.
  • AF lock: possible in single servo AF mode once a stationary subject is in focus as long as the shutter button is depressed; in continuous servo AF
  • Electronic rangefinder: available in manual focus mode with an AF Nikkor and other AI-type Nikkor lenses with a maximum aperture of f/5.6 or faster
  • Depth of Field preview button: on the right side of the lens mount
  • Shutter: Electromagnetically controlled vertical-travel focal-plane metal shutter,
    • Speeds: 30 - 1/8000 +B, automatic or manual speed setting is possible
  • Shutter release: by motor trigger, automatic motor drive winding and cocking,
  • Frame counter: additive type, counts back while film is rewinding, auto-resets
  • LCD panel information: shutter speed, aperture, exposure mode, metering system, film speed, DX mark, electronic analogue display, exposure compensation mark, frame counter/self timer/multiple exposure, exposure compensation value, film advance mode, film loading, film rewind, self timer, panel on the right of the top plate
  • Command input control dial: a thumb wheel, on the right of the top plate
  • Viewfinder/LCD panel illumination: by pressing button on the back side of the top plate
  • Viewfinder: fixed eyelevel SLR pentaprism, high-eyepoint type, w/ Eyepiece hood
  • Focusing Screen: Fixed Nikon advanced B-type Bright-View screen, interchangeable with E-type screen
  • Viewfinder information: focus indications, exposure mode, shutter speed/ISO, aperture/exposure compensation, electronic analogue display, exposure compensation mark and flash-ready are all shown in LCD readout, also shows flash recommended/ready light LEDs
  • Exposure meter: Matrix metering, centre-weighted metering (75/25) and spot metering
    • Activates by lightly pressing the shutter release button, stays on for approx. 8 sec. after finger leaves button
  • Film speed range: 6-6400 ASA, setting: DX code or by manual override, setting by the LCD display and the mode knob on the multi-settings dial on the left of the top plate
  • Metering range: EV 0 to 21
  • Exposure modes: fully Programmed auto-multi, shutter priority auto, aperture priority auto and manual, setting by the LCD display and the mode knob on the multi-settings dial on the left of the top plate
  • Programmed auto exposure control: Both shutter speed and aperture are set automatically, 1 EV increments of aperture is possible
    • Activated by lightly pressing the shutter release button, stays on for approx. 8 sec after finger leaves button
  • Exposure compensation: within +/- 5 EV range in 1/3 EV steps, button on the front of the LCD display
  • Auto exposure lock: by sliding the AE-L lever on the back side of the top plate, while the meter is on
  • Multiple exposure button: the knob on the multi-settings dial on the left of the top plate coupled with rewind release button, up to 9 exposures can be set
  • Film loading: film automatically advances to first frame when shutter release button is depressed once
  • Film advance: in single-frame shooting mode, film automatically advances one frame when shutter is released; in continuous high or continuous low shooting modes, shots are taken as long as shutter release button is depressed; high speed 3.3 fps; low 2.0 fps.
  • Film rewind: by simultaneously pressing buttons with red rewind markings in front of the LCD display and the knob on the multi-settings dial on the left of the top plate, rewind stops auotomatically when film is rewound
  • Flash synch. X, 1/60 to 1/250
  • Self-timer: electronically controlled; timer duration selectable from 2 to 30 seconds in one second increments, blinking red LED on the front of the hand grip, indicates self-timer operation, cancellable, button on the left of the top plate
  • Remote control terminal: on the left-front side of the camera, w/ a lid
  • Back cover: hinged, interchangeable with Nikon Multi-Control Back MF-21 or World Time Data Back MF-20, w/ film cartridge confirmation window
  • Others: Hot-shoe; Tripod socket 1/4 inch; Strap lugs
  • Body: metal; Weight 695g, wo/lens
  • Battery: 4 AA alkaline batteries, battery chamber opens by a screw on the right bottom side of the camera and the battery holder slides out
    • On/off switch: on the right of the top plate

LENSEdit

This lens data belongs to the lens in the photos, there are many Nikkor lenses available for F-801

  • AF Nikkor 24-50mm f/3.3-f/4.5, filter thread 62mm
  • Mount: Nikon F bayonet
  • Zooming: manual, the ring and scale on the lens
  • Aperture: f/3.3-f/22, setting: auto or manual by the ring and scale on the lens, w/ a lock button on it, locks at f/22
  • Focus range: 0.6-10m + inf, with macro facility

LinksEdit

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.

Also on Fandom

Random Wiki