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Nikon F6 Caps Historic Line

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Nikon has introduced the F6, the latest of the F series cameras inaugurated in 1959. The F6 includes the latest Nikon advances, such as the 11-area autofocus system and the Creative Lighting System. The 3D Color Matrix Metering system has been refined for improved accuracy in scene reading.

The camera has an aluminum-alloy die-cast chassis, magnesium-alloy front body and covers, aluminum-alloy back body and camera back, strategically placed rubber surfaces, an easy-to-grip texture and a self-diagnostic shutter that has undergone testing to assure accurate release up to 150,000 cycles. It also offers a variety of control options, such as a customizable function button, built-in data back functions and shooting data memory. Forty-one custom settings allow photographers to fine-tune shooting preferences.

The F6's shutter unit was created from DuPont Kevlar and an aluminum alloy. The blades are lightweight, and their movement was analyzed using a high-speed video camera and computer simulations, enabling precision even at shutter speeds of up to 1/8,000 second.

The Creative Lighting System, with SB-800/600, incorporates i-TTL balanced fill-flash, advanced wireless lighting capability, auto FP high-speed sync capability, flash value lock, and slow sync and rear-curtain sync. The camera has four film advance modes: single, continuous low-speed for up to approximately two frames per second, continuous high-speed for up to 5.5 fps (or 8 fps with optional multi-power battery pack) and continuous silent for nearly silent operation at approximately one frame per second.

The suggested retail price for the F6 is $2,810.

Additional Info

  • Company: Nikon
  • Company Phone #: 800-626-4566
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