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Nikon FM3A 35mm Camera Body, Black

***Lens not included
Nikon Cameras
KEH Model# 246493

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Nikon FM3A 35mm Camera Body, Black Description


Nikon FM3A 35mm SLR Camera - 35mm (Standard) - Black

Nikon FM3A is a manual-focusing SLR (single-lens reflex) film-based camera released in July 2001, offering aperture-priority auto and manual exposure controls. The aperture-priority auto-exposure (AE) mode allows the user to easily obtain the correct exposure by selecting a desired aperture, since the camera automatically determines the optimum shutter speed for the selected aperture. This mode was incorporated in Nikon F3, FE and other various models. It was the most common automatic exposure control system before the emergence of the programmed auto-exposure in the 1980s, which automatically selects an optimum combination of aperture and shutter speed.

KEH Specifications

  • Type: Single Lens Reflex
  • Exposure-Control Modes: Aperture priority, manual
  • Lens Mount: Nikon F bayonet
  • Focusing: Manual
  • Shutter: Hybrid mechanical/electronic
  • Metering: Silicon photodiode TTL ISO 25-6400
  • Film-speed Range: 25-6400 (35mm or FX)
  • Mirror: Instant refurn
  • Viewfinder: Eye-level
  • Flash: None built-in, shoe for external
  • Film Advance: Manual, optional motor MD12
  • Self Timer: Yes
  • Power: One 3V CR1/3N or two MS76
  • Dimensions: 5.6 × 3.5 × 2.3 in
  • Weight: 20.1 oz (570g)


General information

Brand Name Nikon
Manufacturer Part Number 1667
Manufacture GTIN 018208016679
Product information
Additional Information
  • Picture Size: 24 x 36mm
  • Tripod Socket: 1/4 (ISO 1222)
  • Film Advance: Single-stroke type; 30 degree stand-off angle and 135 degree winding angle
  • Film Rewind: Manual via rewind crank
Product Model

Compatible Lenses:

  • AI, AI-s, AF-D, AF-S, P (except IX and G-type Nikkor lenses)
Film Speed
  • DX Coded (Automatic)
  • DX Coded (Manual)
  • AA Alkaline Supported
  • AA Nickel Cadmium (NiCd) Supported
  • Lithium Supported
Shutter Speed
  • 1 to 1/4000 Second Focal-plane (Mechanical) Manual
  • 8 to 1/4000 Second Focal-plane (Mechanical) Auto
Focus Modes
  • Manual Focus
Film Formats
  • 35mm - Standard
  • Black
Flash Modes
  • Auto Flash

Physical Characteristics

Lens Mount Nikon F Mount Ai, Nikon F Mount Ai-S, Nikon F Mount Ai & contacts (Ai-P), Nikon F Mount AF (pre-D), Nikon F Mount D Type