Wednesday 26 December 2012

Nikon autofocus system

The autofocus system is one of the main features in a DSLR camera. It helps you get a fast and precise focus on the subject that you target. The Nikon DSLR cameras have different autofocus system and some are shared among different models. Learn here which model share the same autofocus system.

The newest engine has so far only been used in one model, but seem to be a variant of the autofocus system used in DX models. It is the Nikon Multi-CAM 4800FX (Introduced in 2012):
Two upper high model uses a variant of the FX autofocus system from above. It is the Nikon Multi-CAM 4800DX (Introduced in 2010):
The current top model in the FX world. Nikon Multi-CAM 3500FX (Introduced in 2007):
In one of the longest living Nikon cameras which as of 2012 still is sold is this autofocus model. Nikon Multi-CAM 3500DX (Introduced in 2007):
This autofocus model has been used in a couple of models in the lower end. It is the Nikon Multi-CAM 530 (Introduced in 2006):
The autofocus module with the longest life is used in many models, where it started in models in the upper range, but are now used in low end models. It is the Nikon Multi-CAM 1000DX (Introduced in 2005):
2nd generation top model autofocus system where used by a couple of top models. It is the Nikon Multi-CAM 2000 (Introduced in 2003):
The autofocus used by some of the early models that were targeting the normal users. It is the Nikon Multi-CAM 900 (Introduced in 2002):
And finally the autofocus model used by the first DSLR from Nikon. It is the Nikon Multi-CAM 1300 (Introduced in 1999):
Within each model there might be some minor differences as Nikon fine tune the models as time goes by and some of the early models might be shared with some film based cameras.

So if you want to know more about your autofocus model you now know which models that you also can look at when you want to learn more about it.

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