The Nikon FM2n is a semi-professional 35mm film SLR camera considered by many to be a benchmark for reliability. A unique feature of this camera is the all mechanical shutter design, which allows a full range of speeds up to 1/4000th of a second shutter speed without the need of a battery. The ""N"" version of the FM2 features an X-sync speed of 1/250th of a second an improvement over the previous models 1/200th of a second. The only function powered by a battery is the light meter which has ISO settings up to 6400. A solidly constructed metal housing contributes to the reputation for durability and reliability the camera has earned.
Other features include a a depth of field preview lever, self time, threaded PC sync socket, multiple exposure capability, and prism mounted hot shoe with viewfinder ready light indicator for certain compatible Nikon speedlights.
Compatible with most Nikon Ai and later lenses, non Ai-Lenses should not be mounted without modification as they can damage the aperture follow tab on the camera lens mount.
Available accessories include MD-11 &MD-12 motor drives, user changeable focusing screens, eyepiece diopters, eyecups, and right angle finders.
If you want manual focus and manual exposure control, here's the way to get it - with proven Nikon performance and durability. The FM2N is the choice of traditionalists everywhere. The FM2N is a camera that puts you in charge. Using 60/40 Center-Weighted metering, you select the aperture and the shutter speed to create the type of photographs you're looking for. FEATURES INCLUDE: Center-Weighted TTL metering (60/40 balance); metering range EV 1 to EV 18 Bright viewfinder system with aperture, shutter speed and 3-point exposure display (+ O -) Top shutter speed 1/4000 sec.; top flash sync 1/250 sec. Depth-of-field preview button Nikon F lens mount