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Compatible CPU lenses1

Lens / Accessory
Camera setting
Focus
Mode
Metering
AF
M (with electronic rangefinder)
M
P
S
A
M

3D
Color
Type G or D AF NIKKOR
AF-S, AF-I NIKKOR2
Compatible
Compatible
Compatible
Compatible
Compatible
Compatible
-
Compatible3
PC-E NIKKOR series
-
Compatible5
Compatible
Compatible5
Compatible5
Compatible5
-
Compatible3,5
PC Micro 85mm f/2.8D4
-
Compatible5
Compatible
-
Compatible6
Compatible
-
Compatible3,5
AF-S/AF-I teleconverter7
Compatible
Compatible
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 can not be used.
  • 2Vibration Reduction (VR) supported with VR lenses.
  • 3Spot metering meters selected focus point.
  • 4The 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.
  • 5Can not be used with shifting or tilting.
  • 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

Lens / Accessory
Camera setting
Focus
Mode
Metering
AF
M (with electronic rangefinder)
M
P
S
A
M

3D
Color
AI-, AI-modified, NIKKOR or Nikon Series E lenses2
-
Compatible5
Compatible
-
Compatible8
-
Compatible12
Compatible13
Medical-NIKKOR 120mm f/4
-
Compatible
Compatible
-
Compatible9
-
-
-
Reflex-NIKKOR
-
-
Compatible
-
Compatible8
-
-
Compatible13
PC-NIKKOR
-
Compatible6
Compatible
-
Compatible10
-
-
Compatible
AI-type Teleconverter3
-
Compatible7
Compatible
-
Compatible8
-
Compatible12
Compatible13
Bellows Focusing Attachment PB-64
-
Compatible7
Compatible
-
Compatible11
-
-
Compatible
Auto extension rings (PK-series 11A, 12, or 13; PN-11)
-
Compatible7
Compatible
-
Compatible8
-
-
Compatible
  • Compatible : Compatible
  • -  : Not Compatible
  • 1Some lenses can not be used.
  • 2Range of rotation for AI 80-200mm f/2.8 ED tripod mount is limited by camera body. Filters can not be exchanged while AI 200-400mm f/4 ED is mounted on camera.
  • 3Exposure 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.
  • 4Requires Auto Extension Ring PK-12 or PK-13. Bellows Spacer PB-6D may be required depending on camera orientation.
  • 5With maximum aperture of f/5.6 or faster.
  • 6Can not be used with shifting or tilting.
  • 7With maximum effective aperture of f/5.6 or faster.
  • 8If maximum aperture is specified using Non-CPU lens data, aperture value will be displayed in viewfinder and control panel.
  • 9Can be used in manual exposure modes at shutter speeds slower than flash sync speed by one step or more.
  • 10Exposure 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.
  • 11Use preset aperture. In aperture-priority auto exposure mode, set aperture using focusing attachment before determining exposure and taking photograph.
  • 12Can 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.
  • 13For improved precision, specify lens focal length and maximum aperture using Non-CPU lens data.
  • Reprocopy Outfit PF-4 requires Camera Holder PA-4.
  • Noise in the form of horizontal lines may appear in pictures taken with AF-S Zoom Nikkor 24-85 mm f/3.5-4.5G (IF) lenses at ISO sensitivities over 6400; use manual focus or focus lock.