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Hoe do i set different speeds

How do i set different speeds on my nikon n55 camera i lost the manuel and dont know how to set different shutter speeds or how to make the shutter open small or all the way any help wuold be great thanks my name is brian

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In S and M modes you control the shutter speed directly by turning the command dial on the back of the camera. In A mode the dial controls the aperture which indirectly affects the shutter speed. In P mode the dial shifts the exposure to another equivalent exposure, which also changes the shutter speed.

You can download a manual from http://www.butkus.org/chinon/nikon.htm

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I dont know if i can change the iso on the nixion n55??


You can't. If the film cartridge has the DX markings then the camera will automatically set it to the correct speed. Without the DX markings the camera goes to ISO 100. You can adjust this by using exposure compensation. For example, if you have ISO 200 film loaded without the DX markings, set the exposure compensation to -1.0 and you will get the proper exposure.

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How do i read a light meter on a Nikon N55? i see the f stop but i dont see the shuter speed, how do i adjust and how do i know its right?


Your camera is either fully automatic or fully manual. In addition it has shutter priority and aperture priority semi-automatic functions. With shutter prior. you pick the shutter speed you prefer and the camera will adjust the aperture. With Aperture prior it works the other way around. The exposure will be always the optimum (decided by the camera program).
You can adjust these automatics with the program dial.

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Self timer for the nikon n55


Press the self-timer button just to the right of the LCD panel and confirm that the self-timer icon appears. Press the shutter release halfway to focus and meter. Press the shutter the rest of the way to activate.To cancel, either turn the camera off or press the self-timer button until the self-timer icon disappears.

You can get a manual at http://www.butkus.org/chinon/nikon.htm

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Shutter speed


When you set the camera to "Full Manual" mode, you should be able to dial in your shutter speeds, for most film cameras, including the N55 30 Seconds is the slowest shutter speed. If your camera features a "Bulb" mode, then the shutter stays open as long as you are holding down the shutter release button.

Apr 12, 2009 | Nikon N55 35mm SLR Camera

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Can't find manual for instructions Nikon N55


If you want to rewind manually, you need to press two buttons simultanously. Turn the power on. First, hold "BKT" button just above lens release knob then press the button "+/1" just next to the shutter release. Both button will have red rewind sign next to them. -James

Apr 05, 2009 | Nikon N55 35mm SLR Camera

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Nikon N55 camera locks up


The F-- indicates that the camera is not communicating with the lens. There are several reasons for this.

The lens is not capable of communicating. If it's an old lens, without the electrical contacts, then you'll have to set the camera to Manual (M) mode in order to use this lens.

If the lens has an aperture ring, set it to the smallest aperture (biggest F/number) and lock it (if it has a lock).

If the lens has no aperture ring, then the contacts may be dirty. Remove lens, clean contacts on back of the lens and in the mount on the body, then reattach lens.

If that doesn't do it, then either the camera and/or the lens may require service.

Feb 27, 2009 | Nikon N55 35mm SLR Camera

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Nikon n55 manual mode f.stop and shutter speed controles


There is a downloadable PDF format Nikon N55 manual from http://nikoneurope-en.custhelp.com/cgi-b...  . Thanks to Ands for this tip.

Sep 25, 2008 | Nikon N55 35mm SLR Camera

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Film doesn't develop


check your camer without film:

1). open the back, use different combinations of film speeds, shutter speeds and apartures. if you can see light coming in from the lens, no matter how little light and how fast.
2). check that film advances or not. if you camera detects film and loads automatically, insert any expired film cassette, or badly developed film and roll it back into cassette.
3). send it for service if either one or both gives you an answer of "N".

Jan 07, 2008 | Nikon N55 35mm SLR Camera

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Bad picture developing


Since this happened on two seperate rolls of film, the problem may be that the shutter blades have been bent out of place.  This can cause the symptoms you describe.  Have a qualified technician look at the shutter.  Usually the blades can be reset.  In bad cases the blades may be bent or creased. If this is the case, the shutter may need to be replaced.

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http://www.nikondigital.com/main.html look at the service advisory link on the bottom right. It pretty much describes your problem, same model. you are eligible to a free repair. Good luck

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