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I have a Quantaray 28-200 zoom lense that I used on my non digital Nikion N60 camera I am wanting to get a Nikion D60 D40 or D80 digital will the lense I have trasfer fine to the digial SLRs listed above

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Provided it's an autofocus lens and if you buy the D80, then yes, it will.
However you will have to use manual focus if you want to use that lens on a D40 or D60, because these bodies do not have built-in autofocus motors.

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Due to the smaller image sensor of most digital cameras, the lenses will act as if they were about 1.5 times longer. Thus a 50mm lens on a digital camera will give about the same field of view as a 75mm lens would on a film camera. This applies to all Nikon dSLRs except for the D3 family and the D700, which behave in this respect like a 35mm film camera.

You have to decide what's affordable for you, balancing such factors as weight, ease-of-use, and of course cost.

You can see the current Nikon lineup at
http://www.nikonusa.com/Nikon-Products/Digital-SLR-Cameras/index.page

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I have 30-year-old Nikon lenses working fine on my D90, but without metering. And the old lenses date before the invention of autofocus.

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I want to use this on a digital SLR and wanted to know which are the compatible models in the market. thanks a lot.


Hey,

This can be used with many Digital SLR and Film Cameras, the compatble models are Nikon Digital SLR Cameras D60 & D40, Cannon EF SLR cameras, can also be used with Cannon Digital Rebel XT 8MP

Let me know if this helps

Regards

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Autofocus function on the D40 only supports lenses with the
AF-S feature, which have an autofocus motor built into the lens,
instead of using an autofocus motor drive built into the camera.

The Tamron lens you have, does not have a built in motor and
the autofocus function relies on the motor drive in the camera.

It will not work with the D40 or D60, but it will work with other
Nikon digital SLRs, such as the D80. Need to get an AF-S
type lens or upgrade to different Nikon digital SLR. Unless
you do this, you will have to manually focus the Tamron lens.

All of the Nikon DX (for digital) series lenses are also AF-S
type, so they will work with the D40, which is designed as
an entry level digital SLR, therefore it is intended primarily
for use with DX lenses, which are typically sold in a kit with
the D40. Most common one is Nikkor 18-55mm DX AF-S.

Other Nikon AF-S lenses made for film cameras (FX type)
will also work with the D40, but these tend to be expensive
professional models. DX series lenses tend to be more
affordable. You might consider the 18-200mm DX AF-S
as an alternative to the Tamron, but these are not cheap.

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