Nikon F6 SLR Camera

by Nikon
Nikon F6 SLR Camera
The Nikon F6 is a film based SLR camera.


Top-of-the-line professional camera
11-area Wide-Area AF with 9 cross-type sensors (Multi-CAM2000 AF module)
Choice of four AF Area modes, including Group Dynamic AF
Improved 3D Color Matrix Metering with 1005-pixel RGB sensor
Color Matrix Metering works with non-CPU AI-type NIKKOR lenses
i-TTL Balanced Fill-Flash and Creative Lighting System including Advanced Wireless Lighting and versatile functions
Continuous high-speed shooting to approx. 5.5 fps (8 fps with optional Multi-Power High Speed Battery Pack MB-40)
High-precision, durable shutter unit with built-in shutter monitor
New floating mechanisms minimize operational noise and vibration
Hybrid metal body employs magnesium alloy for lightweight, superior durability
Enhanced resistance to moisture, dust and extreme temperatures
Built-in data back function (for in-frame or between-frame data imprint)
Custom Settings for 41 functions
Shooting data can be displayed on large-sized Rear LCD Panel
Data can be stored as text data on CF cards via optional Data Reader MV-1
Optional Multi-Power High Speed Battery Pack MB-40 is equipped with Main- and Sub-Command Dials, and shutter release button, AF start button and multi-selector for vertical shooting
Interchangeable Focusing Screens (seven types available)
NIKKOR/Nikon lens and system compatibility


35mm SLR

Lens Mount
AF-D, AF-I, AF-S (accepts AF, AIS mounts with limitations)

Focus Modes
One shot AF, Predictive AF & Manual

Focus Type
TTL Phase detection (11-point AF system with 9 crosshair sensors)

Focusing Range
EV -1 to 19 (@ ISO 100 with f/1.4 lens)

Exposure Modes
Program AE, Flexible program, Shutter priority, Aperture priority, Manual

Exposure Metering
# Three built-in exposure meters: 1005-Zone RGB 3D Color Matrix II
# Flexible-size centerweighted
# 1% Spot (linkable to 11 focusing points)
# TTL 5-Zone flash metering (with monitor preflash)

Metering Range @ ISO 100 with f/1.4 Lens
EV 0-20 in 3D Evaluative & Centerweighted metering
EV 2-20 in Spot metering

Shutter Speed
# 1/8000th to 30 sec in AF mode, with sync at 1/250th sec
# 1/8000th to 30 min + Bulb in [M] mode
# Sync up to 1/8000th sec with appropriate flashes

Exposure Compensation
+/-5 EV in 1/3, 1/2, or 1 EV increments

Exposure Bracketing
2 - 7 shots, in +/-1/3, 1/2, 2/3rd or 1 EV increments

ISO Range
25-5000 (DX)
6-6400 in Manual setting

Built-in Flash: No

Film Wind
# [S] Single shot
# [CL] Continues Low-Speed (up to approx 2 frames-per-second (fps))
# [CH] Continuous High-Speed ( up to 5.5 fps, or up to 8 fps with optional MB-40 Battery Pack)
# [CS] Continues Silent (approx. 1 fps)
# Manual

Focusing Screen
B Type BriteView clear screen Matte II (interchangeable)

Diopter Correction
-2 to +1, with additional diopters available

Self Timer
10-Second delay

Remote Control
10-pin socket (optional MC-20 with timer, or MC-30 trigger)

PC Terminal: Yes

Depth-of-Field Preview: Yes

Mirror Lock-Up: Yes

Multiple Exposure: Yes

Viewfinder Info
Metering system, In-focus indicator, Focus area, Exposure mode, Aperture & Shutter speed, AE Lock, Analog exposure display, Exposure compensation, Exposure Bracketing, Batt Power, Sync Speed, Flash ready light & Frame counter

LCD Information
Top LCD:
Aperture, Shutter speed, Aperture/shutter speed lock, Aperture stop, Exposure mode, Flexible Program, Exposure compensation, Autobracketing, Flash sync speed, Electronic analog display, Battery power & Frame counter
Rear LCD:
Shooting display (Normal, detailed, full display); Shooting data display (film data, frame data); Menu display (Custom Setting menu, set up menu, shooting menu, Non-CPU lens, language)

Power Source
# (2) CR123A 3V batteries with provided Battery Holder MS-41
# (8) AA-size or (1) Li-ion Rechargeable Battery EN-EL4 with optional MB-40 battery pack

Dimensions: 6.2 x 4.7 x 3.1" (157 x 119 x 79mm) WxHxD

Weight (without batteries): 2.15 lbs / 975g

In the Box

BF-1A Body Cap (Bayonet)
MS-41 Battery Holder (for 2x CR123A)
Nikon F6 User's Manual


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