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Compatible CPU lenses

This camera supports autofocus with AF-S and AF-I CPU lenses only. AF-S lenses have names beginning with AF-S, AF-I lenses names beginning with AF-I. Autofocus is not supported with other autofocus (AF) lenses. The following table lists the features available with compatible lenses in viewfinder photography:

Lens/accessory
Camera setting
Focus
Mode
Metering
AF
MF (with electronic rangefinder)
MF
M
Other modes

3D
Color
AF-S, AF-I NIKKOR
Compatible
Compatible
Compatible
Compatible
Compatible
Compatible
-
Compatible*1
Other type G or D AF NIKKOR
-
Compatible
Compatible
Compatible
Compatible
Compatible
-
Compatible*1
PC-E NIKKOR series*2,3
-
Compatible*4
Compatible
Compatible
Compatible
Compatible
-
Compatible*1
PC Micro 85mm f/2.8D*5
-
Compatible*4
Compatible
Compatible
-
Compatible
-
Compatible*1
AF-S/AF-I teleconverter*6
Compatible*7
Compatible*7
Compatible
Compatible
Compatible
Compatible
-
Compatible*1
Other AF NIKKOR (except lenses for F3AF)
-
Compatible*8
Compatible
Compatible
Compatible
-
Compatible
Compatible*1
AI-P NIKKOR
-
Compatible*9
Compatible
Compatible
Compatible
-
Compatible
Compatible*1
  • Compatible : Compatible
  • -  : Not Compatible
  • *1Spot metering meters selected focus point.
  • *2Observe due caution when tilting or shifting PC-E NIKKOR 24mm f/3.5D ED lenses, as they may contact the camera body and cause damage or injury.
  • *3Shifting and/or tilting the lens interferes with exposure.
  • *4Can not be used with shifting or tilting.
  • *5Optimal exposure will only be achieved if the lens is at maximum aperture and the lens is not shifted or tilted.
  • *6AF-S or AF-I lens required.
  • *7With maximum effective aperture of f/5.6 or faster.
  • *8When 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 lenses are zoomed all the way in at the minimum focus distance, the in-focus indicator may be displayed when the image on the matte screen in the viewfinder is not in focus. Focus manually until image in viewfinder is in focus.
  • *9With maximum aperture of f/5.6 or faster.
    Noise in the form of lines may appear during autofocus when movies are recorded at high ISO sensitivities. Use manual focus or focus lock.

Compatible Non-CPU lenses

Non-CPU lenses may only be used when the camera is in mode M. Selecting another mode disables the shutter release. Aperture must be adjusted manually via the lens aperture ring and the camera metering system, i-TTL flash control, and other features requiring a CPU lens cannot be used. Some non-CPU lenses can not be used.

Lens/accessory
Camera setting
Focus
Mode
AF
MF (with electronic rangefinder)
MF
M
Other modes
AI-, AI-modified NIKKOR or Nikon Series E lenses
-
Compatible*1
Compatible
Compatible*2
-
Medical-NIKKOR 120mm f/4
-
Compatible
Compatible
Compatible*2,3
-
Reflex-NIKKOR
-
-
Compatible
Compatible*2
-
PC-NIKKOR
-
Compatible*4
Compatible
Compatible*2
-
AI-type Teleconverter
-
Compatible*5
Compatible
Compatible*2
-
PB-6 Bellows Focusing Attachment*6
-
Compatible*1
Compatible
Compatible*2
-
Auto extension rings (PK-series 11A, 12, or 13; PN-11)
-
Compatible*1
Compatible
Compatible*2
-
  • Compatible : Compatible
  • -  : Not Compatible
  • *1With maximum aperture of f/5.6 or faster.
  • *2Exposure indicator cannot be used.
  • *3Can be used at shutter speeds slower than flash sync speed by one step or more.
  • *4Cannot be used with shifting or tilting.
  • *5With maximum effective aperture of f/5.6 or faster.
  • *6Attach in vertical orientation (can be used in horizontal orientation once attached).