Nikon F50 (Serial number 3111635)

Nikon F50 (Serial number 3111635)


The F50 (or N50 as it is known in North America) is a 35mm film SLR camera which was introduced by Nikon in 1994, featuring modern features like autofocus, TTL light metering and various “programs” allowing it to transform from manual operation camera to a highly automated point and shoot camera

Takes one 2CR5 (or DL245) 6V Lithium Battery

This particular camera have a 8.5/10 cosmetic condition. Relatively clean condition throughout the entire camera body, except for a tiny green unknown patch on top of the flash prism. Minimal scratches and wear are visible. Photo show some smudges on the film cartridge but a simple wipe and the camera is good as new.

All functions and features are tested; shutter speed fires accurately at high and low speed; flash fires as it should.

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  • Type of camera: Integral-motor autofocus 35mm single-lens reflex (SLR) with built-in TTL flash

  • Picture format: 24 x 36mm (standard 35mm film format)

  • Lens mount: Nikon F mount

  • Viewfinder: Fixed eye-level pentaprism type; approx. 0.78x magnification with 50mm lens set at infinity; approx. 90% frame coverage

  • Eyepoint: Approx. 18mm

  • Viewfinder illuminator: Automatically activates when exposure meter is on

  • Operational Modes: SIMPLE and ADVANCED

  • Focus modes: Autofocus and manual

  • Autofocus modes: Single-Servo AF and Continuous-Servo AF; Continuous-Servo is possible in ADVANCED mode only

  • Autofocus detection system: TTL phase detection system using Nikon - Advanced AM200 autofocus module

  • Autofocus detection range: Approx. EV -1 to 19 (at ISO 100)

  • Autofocus lock: Possible in Single Servo AF mode once a stationary subject is in focus as long as the shutter release button is lightly pressed

  • Focusing Screen: Fixed Nikon advanced B-type BriteView screen with central focus brackets for autofocus operation

  • Focus tracking: Automatically activated with a moving subject

  • Exposure Modes Programmed Auto in SIMPLE mode; Programmed Auto, Shutter Priority Auto, Aperture-Priority Auto and Manual in ADVANCED mode

  • Programmed Auto exposure control: Both shutter speed and aperture are set; in SIMPLE mode, General-Purpose Program, Landscape Program, Portrait Program and Close-up Program are available; in ADVANCED mode, General-Purpose Program, Landscape Program, Portrait Program, Close-up Program, Sport Program, Silhouette Program, Night Scene Program and Motion Effect Program are available

  • Auto exposure lock: Available by pressing the AE-L button while the exposure meter is on

  • Viewfinder information LCD: Shows correct exposure, infocus/AF-impossible, shutter speed, aperture, exposure information, exposure compensation, and flash recommended-/ready-light

  • Metering range: EV 1 to 20 at ISO 100 with f/1.4 lens

  • Exposure control Modes: Matrix Metering (for Programmed Auto, Shutter-Priority Auto, and Aperture-Priority Auto exposure modes); Centre-Weighted Metering for Manual exposure mode

  • Exposure compensation: Possible in ADVANCED mode within +5 EV range in 1/2 steps

  • Film speed range : ISO 25 to 5000 for DX coded film; ISO 6 to 6400 for non-DXcoded films in ADVANCED mode

  • Shutter:Electronically controlled vertical-travel focal-plane shutter

  • Shutter speeds: 1/2000 sec. to 30 sec.; electromagnetically controlled Time setting is provided in ADVANCED mode

  • Shutter Release: Electromagnetic

  • Automatic film advance: Film automatically advances to frame one when camera back is closed. Film automatically advances one frame at approx.1 sec.when shutter is released; film advance stops automatically at end of film roll

  • Frame counter: Accumulative type (counts down during film rewind); displayed on the LCD panel

  • Film rewind: Automatic by built-in motor at end of film roll; manual mid-roll rewind possible by pressing rewind button

  • Self timer: Electronically controlled; 10 sec.Timer duration

  • Built-in TTL flash: Guide number: 13 (at ISO 100, m); Angle of coverage: 35mm lens or longer lens with some limitations (see Chart below)

  • Automatic Balanced Fill-Flash: Possible with built-in TTL flash or Nikon dedicated Speedlights such as SB-28, SB-27, SB-23, and SB-16B; Matrix Balanced Fill-Flash in Auto exposure modes; Centre-Weighted Fill-Flash in Manual exposure mode

  • Flash synchronization: 1/125 sec. or slower

  • Batteries: 6V lithium battery pack (2CR5 or DL245 type)

  • Body finish: Silver and Black available

  • Dimensions (W x H x D): 149 x 96 x 70mm (F50), 149 x 96 x 71 (F50D)

  • Weight (body only): Approx. 580g