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Nikon N55

Type of Camera: Integral motor autofocus 35mm single-lens reflex with electronically controlled focal-plane shutter and built-in Speedlight
Exposure Modes: Auto mode; Vari-Program - Portrait, Landscape, Close-Up, Sports Continuous and Night Portrait modes; Auto-Multi Program and Flexible Program (P), Shutter-Priority (S), Aperture-Priority (A) and Manual (M)
Picture Format: 24mm x 36mm (Standard 35mm film format)
Lens Mount: Nikon F Mount with AF coupling and AF contacts
Usable Lenses: AF Nikkor and AI-P Nikkor lenses (except AF Nikkor for F3AF and IX-Nikkor)
Viewfinder: Fixed eye-level penta-dach-mirror type; built-in diopter adjustment
Eyepoint: 17mm
Focusing Screen: B-Type Clear Matte with AF focus brackets
Viewfinder Frame Coverage: Approximately 89%
Viewfinder Magnification: Approximately 0.68-0.60x with 50mm lens set to infinity
Viewfinder Information: Focus indications, focus area, shutter speed, aperture, electronic analog exposure display/exposure compensation value display, exposure compensation, flash-ready light/flash recommended/fill flash output, three sets of focus-area brackets
Autofocus: TTL phase detection, Nikon Multi-CAM 350 autofocus module with AF Assist Illuminator (approximately 0.5m to 3m)
AF Detection Range: EV-1 to 19 at ISO 100
Lens Servo: Auto Servo AF: camera automatically chooses Single Servo AF or Continuous Servo AF operation according to subject status, i.e. stationary or moving (including directional information)
AF Area Mode: Dynamic AF Mode with Closest Subject Priority; Dynamic AF Mode; Single Area AF with M Mode
Metering System: TTL full-aperture exposure metering system; Three metering systems selectable (limitations with lens used) - 3D five-segment Matrix Metering: with G or D Type AF Nikkor; Five-segment Matrix Metering with AF Nikkor other than G or D Type (except AF Nikkor for F3AF and IX Nikkor), AI-P Nikkor; Center Partial Metering automatically selected with manual exposure mode
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2 EV range, in 1/2 EV steps (except in M, Auto or Programmed Flash)
Auto Exposure Bracketing: >+/-2 EV in 1/2 bracketing steps for a sequence of three photographs (except in Auto or Vari-Program Modes)
Film Speed Setting: Automatically set to ISO film speed of DX coded film in use (manual not selectable); Film speed range - DX: ISO 25-5000, automatically set to ISO 100 with non-DX coded film
Shutter: Electronically controlled vertical-travel, focal-plane shutter
Shutter Speeds: Automatically set between 30 seconds and 1/2000 sec. in Auto mode, Vari-Program Modes, P, and A; In S and M: 30 seconds to 1/2000 sec. (in 1/2 EV steps); Time provided
Built-in Speedlight: Automatically activated in Auto mode and Vari-Program Modes (except Landscape or Sports Continuous modes); In P, S, A, M: activated by pressing flash-lock release button; Guide Number 39 (at ISO 100 ft); Flash Coverage: 28mm or longer lens; Film Speed Range: ISO 25-800
Flash Control: Matrix Balanced Fill Flash: built-in Speedlight or optional Speedlight and CPU Nikkor lens (except in manual exposure mode); Standard TTL: in Manual exposure mode; Programmed Flash (Non-TTL Auto Flash) with optional Speedlight and CPU Nikkor lens (except in A or M exposure modes)
Flash Sync Mode: Front-Curtain Sync (normal sync), Slow Sync, Red Eye Reduction, Red Eye Reduction with Slow Sync, Flash Cancel
Ready Light: Flash fully charged: lights in red; Full output warning: blinks in red
Accessory Shoe: Standard ISO-type hot shoe contact (sync contact, Ready Light contact, GND); safety lock provided
Self Timer: Electronically controlled; timer duration 10 seconds
Film Loading: Film automatically advances to last frame when camera back is closed; film recedes into film casing as photos are taken thereby protecting exposed film against accidental opening of back of camera
Film Advance: Automatic advance with built-in motor; continuous shooting possible in Sports Continuous Program (built-in speedlight can not be used); Film advance speed approx. 1.5 fps
Film Rewind: Automatic rewind with built-in motor; Rewind speed with fresh batteries approx. 20 seconds with 36 exposure film; approx. 16 seconds with 24 exposure roll of film
Multiple Exposure: Selectable in Program, Shutter Priority, Aperture Priority, and Manual
Power Source: Two 3V CR2 lithium batteries
Usable number of 36 exposure (24 exposure) film rolls per set of two fresh 3V lithium batteries: (After lightly pressing the shutter release button for 5 sec., autofocus operation using an AF Zoom-Nikkor 28-80mm f/3.3-5.6G lens, covering the full range from infinity to the closest distance and back to infinity before each shot, with a shutter speed of 1/90 sec. or faster, after the exposure meter automatically turns off (2 sec, or 5 sec. w/ flash), the same operation follows the next shot.) Without Flash At 20 degrees C (68 degrees F) - Approx. 45; Without Flash At -10 degrees C (14 degrees F) - Approx. 27; With Flash and AF Illuminator for 1/2 of all exposures At 20 degrees C (68 degrees F) - Approx. 11; With Flash and AF Illuminator for 1/2 of all exposures At -10 degrees C (14 degrees F) - Approx. 10
Weight (without batteries): Approximately 12.3 oz. (without batteries)
Dimensions (WxHxD): Approximately 5.1 x 3.6 x 2.6 inches
Optional Exclusive Accessories: Soft Case CF-62
Exposure Modes: Programmed Auto (Flexible Program possible), Shutter Priority Auto, Aperture Priority Auto, Manual. Vari-Program modes includes Portrait, Landscape, Close-Up, Sports Continuous and Night Portrait.
Picture Format: 24mm x 36mm (standard 35mm film format)
Lens Mount: Nikon F Mount with AF coupling and AF contacts.
Usable Lenses: AF Nikkor and AI-P Nikkor lenses (except AF Nikkor for F3AF and IX-Nikkor).
Viewfinder: Fixed eye-level, penta-dach-mirror type; built-in diopter adjustment.
Eyepoint: 17mm
Focusing Screen: B-Type Clear Matte with AF focus brackets.
Autofocus: TTL phase detection, Nikon Multi-CAM 350 autofocus module with AF Assist Illuminator (approximately 0.5m to 3m).
AF Detection Range: EV-1 to 19 at ISO 100
Lens Servo: Auto Servo AF: camera automatically chooses Single Servo AF or Continuous Servo AF operation according to subject status, i.e. stationary or moving (including directional information).
AF Area Mode: Dynamic AF Mode with Closest Subject Priority; Dynamic AF Mode; Single Area AF with M Mode.
Metering System: TTL full-aperture exposure metering system; Three metering systems selectable (limitations with lens used) - 3D five-segment Matrix Metering: with G or D Type AF Nikkor; Five-segment Matrix Metering with AF Nikkor other than G or D Type (except AF Nikkor for F3AF and IX Nikkor), AI-P Nikkor; Center Weighted Metering automatically selected with manual exposure mode.
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2 EV range, in 1/2 EV steps (except in M, Auto or Programmed Flash).
Auto Exposure Bracketing: +/-2 EV in 1/2 bracketing steps for a sequence of three photos (except in Auto or Vari-Program Modes).
Film Speed Setting: Automatically set to ISO film speed of DX coded film in use (manual not selectable); Film speed range - DX: ISO 25-5000, automatically set to ISO 100 with non-DX coded film.
Shutter Speeds: Automatically set between 30 seconds and 1/2000 sec. in Auto mode, Vari-Program Modes, P, and A; In S and M: 30 seconds to 1/2000 sec. (in 1/2 EV steps); Time provided.
Shutter: Electronically controlled vertical-travel, focal-plane shutter.
Flash Synchronization: Front-Curtain Sync (normal sync), Slow Sync, Red Eye Reduction, Red Eye Reduction with Slow Sync, Flash Cancel.
Flash Control: Matrix Balanced Fill Flash: built-in Speedlight or optional Speedlight and CPU Nikkor lens (except in manual exposure mode); Standard TTL: in Manual exposure mode; Programmed Flash (Non-TTL Auto Flash) with optional Speedlight and CPU Nikkor lens (except in A or M exposure modes).
Viewfinder: Automatically activated in Auto mode and Vari-Program Modes (except Landscape or Sports Continuous modes); In P, S, A, M: activated by pressing flash-lock release button; Guide Number 39 at ISO 100 in feet; Flash Coverage: 28mm or longer lens; Film Speed Range: ISO 25-800.
Ready Light: Flash fully charged: lights in red; Full output warning: blinks in red.
Accessory Shoe: Standard ISO-type hot shoe contact (sync contact, Ready Light contact, GND); safety lock provided.
Self Timer: Electronically controlled; timer duration 10 sec.
Film Loading: Film automatically advances to last frame when camera back is closed; film recedes into film casing as photos are taken thereby protecting exposed film against accidental opening of back of camera.
Film Advance: Automatic advance with built-in motor; continuous shooting possible in Sports Continuous Program (built-in speedlight can not be used); Film advance speed approx. 1.5 fps.
Multiple Exposure: Selectable in Program, Shutter Priority, Aperture, and Manual
Power Source: Two 3V CR2 lithium batteries
Dimensions (WxHxD): Approx.5.1 x 3.6 x 2.6 in.
Exposure Memory Lock: Provided
Exposure Metering: Through-the-lens Center-Weighted metering with an 80/20 balance; silicon photo diode (SPD) and metering circuits incorporated into camera body.
Film Rewind: Automatic rewind with built-in motor; Rewind speed with fresh batteries approx. 20 seconds with 36 exposure film; approx. 16 seconds with 24 exposure roll of film.
Optional Exclusive Accessories: Soft Case CF-62
Shutter release button: Electromagnetically controlled; switches meter on when depressed halfway (after power switch is turned on), meter then remains on for 16 sec.
Usable Number of Film Rolls (approximate): Usable number of 36 exposure (24 exposure) film rolls per set of two fresh 3V lithium batteries: (After lightly pressing the shutter release button for 5 sec., autofocus operation using an AF Zoom-Nikkor 28-80mm f/3.3-5.6G lens, covering the full range from infinity to the closest distance and back to infinity before each shot, with a shutter speed of 1/90 sec. or faster, after the exposure meter automatically turns off (2 sec, or 5 sec. w/ flash), the same operation follows the next shot.) Without Flash At 20 degrees C (68 degrees F) - Approx. 45; Without Flash At -10 degrees C (14 degrees F) - Approx. 27; With Flash and AF Illuminator for 1/2 of all exposures At 20 degrees C (68 degrees F) - Approx. 11; With Flash and AF Illuminator for 1/2 of all exposures At -10 degrees C (14 degrees F) - Approx. 10.
Viewfinder Frame Coverage: Approximately 89%
Viewfinder Information: Focus indications, focus area, shutter speed, aperture, electronic analog exposure display/exposure compensation value display, exposure compensation, flash-ready light/flash recommended/fill flash output, three focus-area brackets.
Viewfinder Magnification: Approximately 0.68-0.60x with 50mm lens set to infinity.
Viewfinder: Fixed eye-level penta-dach-mirror type; built-in diopter adjustment.

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