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Is the 20mm f/2.8D fully compatible with the D7000, including AF and metering?

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I'm using 24mm f/2.8 on D7000. Its same lens as 20mm. So you can use it also.
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This lens works flawlessly on my D80, so it should also work with the D7000
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How do I set the lens to auto focus?

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With d5200 camera
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What camera?
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Nikkor 20mm F/2.8D and Nikon D600

Recently I purchased a Nikkor 20MM F/2.8D anticipating that I would be able to use the aperture ring on the lens. However the only configuration the camera will allow me to shoot in is while the lens is locked at F22. I wanted to use this lens to manually control the aperture rings for more consistent daylight time-lapse.

I have tried using all manual modes, manual focus, etc. with no luck. Anytime move the aperture ring the camera reports an "fEE" error. Am I misunderstanding how the aperture ring is supposed to work?

The lens works great outside of that. Just wish I could figure our the aperture ring.
Location : California
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Favorite Subject: Landscape
Nikon Family: 2-5 years
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To use the aperture ring on the lens, access the D600 custom setting menu 'f5' and change 'Aperture setting' to Aperture ring.

(1)Press the menu button.
(2) Scroll down and highlight the pencil (custom setting menu) and press OK.
(3) Scroll down and select "f " Controls.
(4) Scroll down and select "f5" Customize command dials.
(5) Scroll down and select "Aperture Setting" then select "Aperture Ring"
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You cannot use the aperture ring on the lens. It must be left at minimum aperture and you control aperture with camera. It is that way with all Nikon DSLR's.
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Is this Nikon 20mm AF f2.8 d lens compatible with Nikon D200?

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Yes.
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Is the AF NIKKOR 20mm f/2.8D compatible with the Nikon D60?

I have a Nikon D60 at work and I need a wide angle lense to take interior home photos and I want to make sure this lens is compatible. If it isn't, any suggestions as to what lens I should buy? I don't want anything that is fisheyed. Thanks!!!!!!
Location : Houston
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Nikon Family: 2-5 years
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Nikon offers two types of autofocus digital camera bodies: those with a built-in focus drive motor and those which require a lens to have a motor. Cameras such as the D60 do not have a focus motor in it so they require the lens to have the focusing motor – an “AF-S” lens. While these bodies can use a lens with no focus motor (an “AF” lens) you would have to manually turn the focus ring to bring the subject in to sharp focus.
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Is this lens compatible with the D300s?

Age: 55-65
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Sure it is
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Is this lens compatible with D5000?

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Yes but will be manual focus only.
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is this lense compatible with a Nikon D90?

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Yes
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Is this lense compatable with the D40x

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It is compatible but doesn't have an focus motor so will not autofocus with the D40x
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Does the autofocus work with the D3000? If so, how do I turn it on?

Location : Boston, MA, USA
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No there is no AF with this lens, its manual focus only on the D3000
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Does Nikkor have an AF-S lens at 20mm/f2.8?

My husband bought me the Nikkor 20mm f2.8D AF lens for my Nikon D60. But it appears that my camera is not compatible with the lens as far as autofocusing. I would like an autofocus lens for my Nikon D60 similar to the 20mm/f2.8. Is there such a lens? Thanks!
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Not 20mm no, the closest you will get in AF-S is either the 24 f/1.4 or the 28 f/1.8
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Does this lens fit and Auto Focus with my D3100 body?

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It will fit but will not autofocus, D3100 does not have built in focus drive. You need lenses with AF-S or the older AF-I designation.
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With a recent Nikon camera (say, my D7100), will the camera adjust the aperture of this lens when in P or S mode, or must that be done manually?

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The aperture will automatically change as you adjust the shutter speed in P or S exposure modes when taking pictures with this lens attach to the D7100 or any other Nikon DSLR.
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With an autofocus camera (D7100) can the lens (or camera) be set so as to allow ONLY manual focusing, as in zone focusing for street photography?

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Yes depending on the lens it will have a {M) manual and a (A) Auto setting. Set the lens to (M) and you can manually focus. Better lenses have a(M/A) setting that allows you to manual or auto focus without changing setting.
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autofocus

this lens will be autofocus with d600
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Yes, autofocus will work. AF Nikkor 20mm f/2.8D is fully compatible with D600.
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Nikon AF Nikkor 20mm f/2.8D -There is a switch on the lens under where it designated "20mm 1:2.8D" that can be

toggled up and down. What does the switch do?
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It is there to lock the aperture ring at F/22 so that the lens can be used on DSLR bodies allowing the camera to control aperture.
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