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Nikon N2000 35mm SLRs

4.55 star rating
                      4.55 / 5 (40 Reviews)
MSRP : $0

  • Lens MountNikon F
    Camera TypeSLR (Single Lens Reflex)
    Focus TypeManual Focus
    Shutter Speed1 - 1/2000 sec
    Depth2.01 in.
    Height3.84 in.
    Width5.85 in.
    Product ID21915883

Product Description

Out-of-production 35mm SLR body.

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User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by D Thomas a Intermediate

Date Reviewed: November 13, 2016

Strengths:    Robust and easy to use. Excellent motor drive. My battery lasted 5 years. No issues in sub zero temps or baking hot climate. Lovely view finder and light meter.

Weaknesses:    none other than dead without battery.

Bottom Line:   
This camera taught me about photography. If you want to be in complete control...you can. If you want a bit of auto...you can. If you want full auto...you can. I love this camera. I have 4 and use them all. Nikon had to get this one right as it was internal motor drive, they did. Don't hesitate to buy one, they go for less than £20.00 on ebay and that is staggering.

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Price Paid:    $15.00

Purchased At:   Ebayuk

Similar Products Used:   Nikon fm3s, Fm2, FE

Type of photography:   Other

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Oliver a Casual

Date Reviewed: July 7, 2015

Strengths:    Cheap to buy nowadays
Almost spot on metering (if you're careful)
Auto wind on
Fantastic classic shutter sound!
Takes common batteries
Accepts a wide range of lenses

Weaknesses:    No depth of field preview
Manual film rewind

Bottom Line:   
I bought this camera from a car boot sale a couple of years ago for £25, including a nice old Nikon zoom lens. For a camera made in the mid 80s I think this is quite advanced - automatic wind on, DX coding recognition, program modes. Other features such as manual focus leave it in the 80s though - although this isn't necessarily a bad feature as it makes you think more about focus. However, don't expect shooting sport to be easy - i use this camera for slide film for landscapes and family photos. This is helped by the metering being reliable and unlike some other older slrs that i have, you dont need to fiddle with ISO settings in order to get the right exposures out of it! Bear in mind that it doesn't have fancy matrix or spot modes though so be prepared to use your head a bit. Overall though, I don't think you can go wrong with this camera for the price you can pick one up for as it has not let me down yet - perfect to get back into photography the proper way, with film!

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Similar Products Used:   I own several Nikon 35mm cameras including the F401, F801 and F80 and Pentax MX and ME Super!

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by MULBERRRYSTBUTCH a Intermediate

Date Reviewed: May 9, 2009

Strengths:    Easy to learn ...you really just have to put the dail on A automatic and focus and hit the shutter release button! Everything other owners say is correct.

Weaknesses:    No automatic rewind but that isn't a problem...old school camera.

Bottom Line:   
Was given this camera nikon n2000 as a christmas gift xmas 1985. Really owes me nothing...got my monies worth thru d years. Experiencing a bit of trouble now shutter advance is sometimes very slow and because of that the picture doesn't come out. It most likely time to bring it to the shop for repairs. Because of the quality of the pictures and the pleasure I've recieved from the camera... I just bought the same model thru ebay.. I'm now experiencing some of the same problem, switched the battery houseing from one to the other! Time will tell. The camera makes you look and feel like a pro! I been asked that already.

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Duration Product Used:   21+ years

Price Paid:    $284.00

Purchased At:   bamberger Edison nj

Type of photography:   People

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Eric a Intermediate

Date Reviewed: June 6, 2008

Strengths:    Durable. Made in Japan. The right lens allows this lens to do just about what any other old Nikon SLR does.
Mine has been knocked around and has NEVER given any trouble.

Weaknesses:    No AF. Mine didn't have a data back.

Bottom Line:   
Received new for Christmas in 1986. Loaded with fearures but no autofocus. Built in power winder provides just over 3 fps. One of the first to support DX coded film, speeds up to 1/2000, exposure compensation, program and manual modes.
Accepts AA or AAA batteries! And lasts a very long time on them.
Never gave me trouble.

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Duration Product Used:   21+ years

Price Paid:    $320.00

Purchased At:   Asheville Ritz Camer

Similar Products Used:   Pentax K1000, new Nikon D60

Type of photography:   Outdoor

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Televiser a Intermediate

Date Reviewed: September 12, 2007

Strengths:    price, speed
body design
cheap battery source

Weaknesses:    tripod connection is way over on the left hand side
no aperture view in finder
no DOF preview
no multi-exposure
10 sec self-timer

Bottom Line:   
Nikon cameras have always impressed me regarding their design and innovations. I purchased this N2000, or F301 (first manufactured in 1985), with a standard Nikon Lens Series E 50mm 1:1:8 nearly eight years ago and it has continued to serve me well. The focus, color, speed, and lightmeter are excellent. It takes high quailty shots. But I hate the location of the tripod connection. This was my first manual SLR with auto film winding, of which I am a fan. In my use, the film has never wound incorrectly. I continue to use this model as my walk-around manual camera and highly recommend it to those looking for a reliable and inexpensive SLR.

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Duration Product Used:   11-20 years

Price Paid:    $220.00

Purchased At:   Cash Converters Pawn

Similar Products Used:   F80

Type of photography:   Outdoor

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