Nikon F6 35mm SLR Autofocus Camera Body

BH #NIF6 • MFR #1799
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Nikon F6 Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Metering System
  • 3Improved AF
  • 4Creative Lighting System
  • 5Custom Settings
  • 6Two-Button Reset
  • 7High-Precision Shutter
  • 8Data Back Functions
  • 9Extremely Quiet
  • 10Stylish, High-Durability Design

The Nikon F6 is Nikon's flagship film camera that includes the latest Nikon advances such as the 11-area AF system for exceptionally high-speed autofocus operation with outstanding accuracy, and the Creative Lighting System for incomparable flash photography. And Nikon's proprietary 3D Color Matrix Metering system has been further refined for improved accuracy in scene reading.

Furthermore, the F6 offers a variety of exciting, innovative control options such as a customizable function button, built-in data back functions and shooting data memory. You can also enjoy the convenience and versatility afforded by 41 Custom Settings which allow you to fine-tune the F6 to suit your individual shooting preferences and requirements.

Metering System

Exposure Metering System includes 3D Color Matrix metering with improved algorithm, a flexible Center Weighted metering and Spot metering corresponding to any of the 11 selected focus areas

Improved AF

Autofocus system includes Multi-CAM 2000 AF Sensor Module, with advanced high-speed, high-precision 11-area AF system with 9 cross-type AF sensors. Also includes four AF Area Modes such as Single Area AF, Dynamic AF with Focus Tracking and Lock-On®, Closest Subject Priority Dynamic AF and Group Dynamic AF

Creative Lighting System

Includes i-TTL Balanced Fill-Flash (with i-TTL capable flashes), Wireless Advance Lighting capability and AUTO FP High-Speed Sync capability up to 1/8000 second

Custom Settings

41 Custom Settings allow you to fine-tune the F6 to suit your individual shooting preferences and requirements

Two-Button Reset

Pressing down two buttons simultaneously and holding them for more than 2 seconds resets various settings to their original default settings (with some exceptions)

High-Precision Shutter

Created from cutting-edge materials - DuPont™ KEVLAR® and a special aluminum alloy - the blades of the shutter unit offer unparalleled reliability and are extremely lightweight for lightning-quick movement

Data Back Functions

Selectable functions include: data imprint (in-frame or between frame), multiple exposure, and interval timer. Recorded data can be downloaded to a computer as text data via optional Data Reader MV-1.

Extremely Quiet

The shutter unit, aperture control mechanics and shutter charge motor each feature a floating-type design to suppress internal vibrations and to provide near-silent operation

Stylish, High-Durability Design

Aluminum-alloy die-cast chassis, magnesium-alloy front body and covers (top, bottom), enhanced resistance to rain and dust, aluminum-alloy back body and camera back combine to optimize reliability
UPC: 018208017997

Nikon F6 Specs

Type35mm SLR
Lens MountAF-D, AF-I, AF-S (accepts AF, AIS mounts with limitations)
Focus ModesOne shot AF, Predictive AF & Manual
Focus TypeTTL Phase detection (11-point AF system with 9 crosshair sensors)
Focusing RangeEV -1 to 19 (@ ISO 100 with f/1.4 lens)
Exposure ModesProgram AE, Flexible program, Shutter priority, Aperture priority, Manual
Exposure MeteringThree 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 LensEV 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 Bracketing2 - 7 shots, in ±1/3, 1/2, 2/3rd or 1 EV increments
    ISO Range25-5000 (DX)
    6-6400 in Manual setting
    Built-in FlashNo
    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 ScreenB Type BriteView clear screen Matte II (interchangeable)
    Diopter CorrectionYes (-2 to +1, with additional diopters available)
    Self Timer10-Second delay
    Remote Control10-pin socket (optional MC-20 with timer, or MC-30 trigger)
    PC TerminalYes
    Depth-of-Field PreviewYes
    Mirror Lock-UpYes
    Multiple ExposureYes
    Viewfinder InfoMetering system, In-focus indicator, Focus area, Exposure mode, Aperture & Shutter speed, AE Lock, Analog exposure display, Exposure compensation, Exposure Bracketing, Battery power, Sync speed, Flash ready light & Frame counter
    LCD InformationTop 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)

    ColorBlack
    Power Source
  • (2) CR123A 3V batteries with provided Battery Holder MS-41
  • (8) AA-size or (1) Li-ion Rechargeable Battery EN-EL4a with optional MB-40 battery pack
  • Dimensions6.2 x 4.7 x 3.1" (157 x 119 x 79mm) WxHxD
    Weight2.15 lbs (975g) [without batteries]
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight3.05 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH)8.504 x 6.614 x 5.197"
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