The only Nikon FM2n manual I know of is this non-pdf one in mir. Nikon support has the FM2 listed but no manual. Maybe you can get a used. Distributed by Page 2. Distributed by . Page 3. Distributed by Page 4. Distributed by WWW. FM2n Instructions. Turning the Camera On and Off. 1. The shutter release is locked and the exposure meter off until you pull out the film.

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Press the shutter release and wind the film advance lever to make blank exposures until the frame counter reaches frame 1. There are a few ways, but the most important element presents physically is the meter coupling ridge as shown at left.

Set the shutter speed using the shutter speed dial.

Nikon FM2n Manuals

The aperture rings of these lenses are fitted with meter coupling ridges see illustration. In B bulb mode, the self-timer works only when a cable release AR-3 is used.

Set the desired aperture on the lens. Press and hold the shutter release for the length of the exposure. Why can’t I find your works in bookstores? Technically, dm2n than a few very old Nikkor lenses which require the main reflex mirror inside the camera to lock in a upward position to work, most Nikkor lenses of ‘AIS type’ will work perfectly on the FM2n.

Unless the pictures have complementary areas of black i. Use the rewind crank to take up slack fm2h the film turn clockwise until resistance is encountered. Open the camera back by moving ,anual camera back lock release at the base of the rewind knob clockwise, and lifting the rewind knob up from the camera.


Set the correct exposure o appears in the viewfinder display. Manuxl production Nikon FM Series models: Isn’t it a sad sate to see photography has to maual segmented into different camps from the use of various labels. Adjust the aperture and shutter speed to the desired amount of exposure compensation. These features enable full manual operation and mechanical control – the FM2 works without batteries Power is only required for its metering circuit at ALL shutter speeds including at Bulb “B” mode, for a wide range of purposes.

Turn it back on by pressing the shutter release halfway. Are all of your older Complete Guides still available? You cannot set intermediate shutter speeds with the FM2n. Close the camera back. Watch the frame counter.

Setting the Self-Timer 1. Please put mailing me as your last option. The apertures shown are actually the ones that are printed on the lens. For particulars, refer to the table below.

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Move the multiple exposure lever surrounding the film advance lever towards the back of the camera as you wind the film fn2n lever.

The FM2n is completely manual. Copies sometimes are still available used on eBay. The picture is taken the moment the self-timer lever returns to its original position. Insert the film leader into the take-up spool.

Hits camera’s meter coupler lever Some of these lenses mentioned could be found at Nikkor lenses section either in PIM or Michael Liu’s site. Hansen, Lars Holst http: Remove the film from the chamber.

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Changing the Focusing Screen gm2n. Almost all lenses now manufactured by Nikon are the Al type. OR you may choose to print the pages, OR saved these pages into your hard disk for off-line reference. Some sections were added to discuss the different operational issues with the original FM2. The Type E screen features a lined grid fm2j helps align the horizon, manua you of the rule-of-thirds points, and helps you detect converging lines when using extreme wide-angle lenses.


This helps you remember what type of film is loaded, since the FM2n does not have a window to show the film cartridge information. Higher values underexpose, lower values overexpose. Taking Multiple Exposures 1. For general use, it is probably the most useful of the screens.

Hold the tab on the replacement screen and insert the screen. Segment 1 I Segment 2. Depth-of-Field DOF Preview Push the depth-of-field lever on the right side of the lens mount towards the camera body and hold it while looking through the lens to preview depth of tield at fmn2 aperture.

What devices do your books work on? Set the aperture on the lens. Rotate the ISO dial to another value.

If you enjoyed this article, please consider sharing it: Or, Set the correct exposure o appears in the viewfinder display. After the shutter release is pressed, the self-timer cannot be cancelled. Can I copy the eBook file to my other computers? Recommended links to understand more technical details related to the Nikkor F-mount and production Serial Number: The aperture is displayed at the top of the viewfinder screen if a Nikkor lens is used.