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Nikon HK-9 Lens Hood - Accessory

Nikon HK-9 Lens Hood - Accessory

Metal lens hood for Nikon 18mm f3.5 AI-S lens. Attaches via clamp-on ring and a tightening screw. Fits lenses with 72mm filter threads. Black metal construction.

  • Size: 102 x 18mm
  • Weight: 32g
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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 HK-9 Lens Hood - Accessory Availability & Price History
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04 Oct 2022 T20463 € 49,00 Nikon HK-9 Lens Hood - Accessory Image