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Compatible CPU lenses1

Lens / Accessories
Camera settings
Focus mode
Exposure mode
Metering system
SC
M (with electronic rangefinder)
M
PS
AM
3D
Color
Type G or D AF NIKKOR2, AF-S, AF-I NIKKOR
Compatible
Compatible
Compatible
Compatible
Compatible
Compatible
Compatible3
PC-E NIKKOR series
Compatible4
Compatible
Compatible4
Compatible4
Compatible4
Compatible3, 4
PC Micro 85mm f/2.8D5
Compatible4
Compatible
Compatible6
Compatible
Compatible3, 4
AF-S / AF-I Teleconverter7
Compatible8
Compatible8
Compatible
Compatible
Compatible
Compatible
Compatible3
Other AF NIKKOR (except lenses for F3AF)
Compatible9
Compatible9
Compatible
Compatible
Compatible
Compatible
Compatible3
AI-P NIKKOR
Compatible10
Compatible
Compatible
Compatible
Compatible
Compatible3
  • Compatible : Compatible
  • —: Not Compatible
  • 1IX-NIKKOR lenses cannot be used.
  • 2Vibration Reduction (VR) supported with VR lenses.
  • 3Spot metering meters selected focus point.
  • 4Cannot be used with shifting or tilting.
  • 5The camera’s exposure metering and flash control systems do not work properly when shifting and/or tilting the lens, or when an aperture other than the maximum aperture is used.
  • 6Manual exposure mode only.
  • 7Can be used with AF-S and AF-I lenses only.
  • 8With maximum effective aperture of f/5.6 or faster.
  • 9When focusing at minimum focus distance with AF 80–200mm f/2.8, AF 35–70mm f/2.8, AF 28–85mm f/3.5–4.5 <New>, or AF 28–85mm f/3.5–4.5 lens at maximum zoom, in-focus indicator may be displayed when image on matte screen in viewfinder is not in focus. Adjust focus manually until image in viewfinder is in focus.
  • 10With maximum aperture of f/5.6 or faster.

Compatible Non-CPU lenses1

Non-CPU lenses include manual focus lenses and other lenses without a built-in CPU. The following is a list of compatible non-CPU lenses and accessories.

Lens / Accessories
Camera settings
Focus mode
Exposure mode
Metering system
SC
M (with electronic rangefinder)
M
PS
AM
3D
Color
AI-, AI-modified, NIKKOR or Nikon Series E lenses2
Compatible3
Compatible
Compatible4
Compatible5
Compatible6
Medical-NIKKOR 120mm f/4
Compatible
Compatible
Compatible7
Reflex-NIKKOR
Compatible
Compatible4
Compatible6
PC-NIKKOR
Compatible8
Compatible
Compatible9
Compatible
AI-type Teleconverter10
Compatible11
Compatible
Compatible4
Compatible5
Compatible6
Bellows Focusing Attachment PB-612
Compatible11
Compatible
Compatible13
Compatible
Auto extension rings (PK-series 11A, 12, or 13; PN-11)
Compatible11
Compatible
Compatible4
Compatible
  • Compatible : Compatible
  • —: Not Compatible
  • 1Some lenses cannot be used.
  • 2Range of rotation for AI 80–200mm f/2.8 ED tripod mount is limited by camera body. Filters cannot be exchanged while AI 200–400mm f/4 ED is mounted on camera.
  • 3With maximum aperture of f/5.6 or faster.
  • 4If maximum aperture is specified using Non-CPU lens data, aperture value will be displayed in viewfinder and control panel.
  • 5Can be used only if lens focal length and maximum aperture are specified using Non-CPU lens data. Use spot or center-weighted metering if desired results are not achieved.
  • 6For improved precision, specify lens focal length and maximum aperture using Non-CPU lens data.
  • 7Can be used in manual exposure mode at shutter speeds slower than flash sync speed by one step or more.
  • 8Electronic rangefinder cannot be used with shifting or tilting.
  • 9Exposure determined by presetting lens aperture. In aperture-priority auto exposure mode, preset aperture using lens aperture ring before performing AE lock and shifting lens. In manual exposure mode, preset aperture using lens aperture ring and determine exposure before shifting lens.
  • 10Exposure compensation required when used with AI 28–85mm f/3.5–4.5, AI 35–105mm f/3.5–4.5, AI 35–135mm f/3.5–4.5, or AF-S 80–200mm f/2.8D.
  • 11With maximum effective aperture of f/5.6 or faster.
  • 12Requires Auto Extension Ring PK-12 or PK-13. Bellows Spacer PB-6D may be required depending on camera orientation.
  • 13Use preset aperture. In aperture-priority auto exposure mode, set aperture using focusing attachment before determining exposure and taking photograph.
  • · Reprocopy Outfit PF-4 requires Camera Holder PA-4.