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Nikon Micro Nikkor 55 mm f/ 3.5 non-Ai (PK-3) Lens

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Nikon Micro Nikkor 55 mm f/ 3.5 non-Ai (PK-3) lens

Nikon Micro Nikkor 55 mm f/ 3.5 non-Ai (PK-3) lens

Optical design

Nikon Micro Nikkor 55 mm f/ 3.5 non-Ai (PK-3) optical design

Format: 35mm SLR

Type: Prime lens

Focusing: Manual Focus (MF)

Lens mounts: Nikon F (FX, DX)

First year of production: 1975

Last year of production: 1977

Optical design: 5 elements in 4 groups

Features: Macro lens
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Average price: $100


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The Nikon Micro Nikkor 55mm f/3.5 (non-Ai type-K)  is a normal prime macro lens for 35 mm Nikon F  SLR cameras. The lens offers picture coverage of 43°.

When used without PK-3 Ring, it is possible to take 1:2 macro scale pictures (1:1 with the extension ring).

According to Roland Vink's authoritative tables it is the last version of the lens. It is remarkable for the PK-3 designation on the ring and characteristic rubberized texture of the focus ring.

The lens' elements are multicoated.

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Posted by: YuriS   Date of publication: 14.06.2013

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Mechanical quality4.504
Optical quality5.004
Pricing / Value3.504
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