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Sorry, you can't. The Tair 300mm uses the M42 mount, while Nikon SLRs (film and digital) use the Nikon F mount. Due to the deeper flange distance of the Nikon mount, M42 lenses cannot be adapted to Nikon cameras without losing infinity focus.
Posted on Nov 27, 2012
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You can use an M42 -> Nikon adapter. 2 cases : either you have an adapter without glass and you can't focus to infinity, or you have an adapter with a glass and you can focus to infinity with a loose of image quality. I see somewhere on the internet that on a Tair 300mm you can change the mount with an A / H adapter which can be used for TAIR-11A, Jupiter-11A, ... I have not yet tested that solution but I have a Tair and an A / H adapter...
Posted on Jun 07, 2013
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Here is Nikon's specs of lens compatibility for the D40X:
Compatible Lenses*: Nikon F mount with AF coupling and AF contacts Type G or D AF Nikkor:
1) AF-S, AF-I: All functions supported;
2) Other Type G or D AF Nikkor: All functions supported except autofocus
3) PC Micro-Nikkor 85mm f/2.8D: Can only be used in mode M; all other functions supported except autofocus
4) Other AF Nikkor*â¹/AI-P Nikkor: All functions supported except autofocus and 3D Color Matrix Metering II
5) Non-CPU: Can be used in mode M, but exposure meter does not function; electronic range finder can be used if maximum aperture is f/5.6 or faster
6) IX Nikkor lenses cannot be used
*â¹ Excluding lenses for F3AF
They do not recommend 3rd party lenses, ever
Posted on Feb 01, 2008
The rollei 600x mount lenses communicate to the camera via the gold plated contacts. In addition, the 350mm PQS is a medium format lens. There is currently no such adapter.
Posted on May 20, 2010
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