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Nikon DW-1 - Accessory

Nikon DW-1 - Accessory

Waist-level viewfinder with pop-open magnifier for Nikon F2 made by Nikon. Metal body available in black/chrome.

  • Size: 54 x 52 x 37mm (folded)
  • Weight: 78g
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Nikon F

Nikon introduced their first SLR, the Nikon F, in 1959. Alongside it they unveiled a series of lenses and a new lens mount that would carry them to professional success for the next decades. To this day, all Nikon DSLRs use the Nikon F mount.

In the beginning, Nikon lenses communicated aperture information to the body using a metal coupling fork, affectionately known as "bunny ears". Soon after, Nikon began using a similar system that automatically told the camera the maximum aperture of the lens. This Automatic Indexing (AI) system stuck around for decades in lenses and is still found on Nikon's high-end professional DSLRs even though new lenses communicate this information electronically.

With only minor compatibility issues (don't use a pre-AI lens on AI bodies or modern digital cameras), Nikon F lenses and bodies are pretty much interchangeable.

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Nikon DW-1 - Accessory Availability & Price History
Date Sold SKU Quality Control Price Image
13 Mar 2023 T38840 € 99.00 Nikon DW-1 - Accessory Image
13 Mar 2023 T38839 € 99.00 Nikon DW-1 - Accessory Image
01 Mar 2023 E18344 € 101.17 Nikon DW-1 - Accessory Image