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Re: launch - Nikon Z7 II and Z6 II
« Reply #30 on: October 16, 2020, 21:50:07 »
I don't think it's evil in the slightest, just a marketing strategy I am not fond of.  And it can't be a conspiracy, as such strategies aren't criminal.  Doesn't change my love for Nikon!  :)

Those of us that have kids know that even though we love them, we don't always love everything they do.   ;)
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Re: launch - Nikon Z7 II and Z6 II
« Reply #31 on: October 17, 2020, 12:29:54 »
I just realized that the 28-70 2.8 does not work with a Z  :o :o :o

Af works but i get fee error

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Re: launch - Nikon Z7 II and Z6 II
« Reply #32 on: October 17, 2020, 14:05:46 »
I just realized that the 28-70 2.8 does not work with a Z  :o :o :o

Af works but i get fee error

I'm pretty sure you have confirmed this, but have you set the aperture ring all the way to the smallest aperture (largest number) in orange?
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Re: launch - Nikon Z7 II and Z6 II
« Reply #33 on: October 17, 2020, 14:57:46 »
Alternatively, use a piece of a toothpick or matchstick to pus down the sensor of the FTZ so it will not report any missing set smallest aperture of the attached lens :) In this manner you also can evaluate depth of field at apertures larger than f/5.6.

(I usually secure the pushed-in tab by a drop of epoxy glue)

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Re: launch - Nikon Z7 II and Z6 II
« Reply #34 on: October 17, 2020, 17:07:17 »
yes i did :o :o :o

this is terrible. i was hoping to buy an 80-200 2.8S ::)

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Re: launch - Nikon Z7 II and Z6 II
« Reply #35 on: October 18, 2020, 10:32:30 »
Must be bad contacts, then. AF lenses work in terms of metering via the FTZ (no autofocus though, for this you require AFS)

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Re: launch - Nikon Z7 II and Z6 II
« Reply #36 on: October 18, 2020, 11:09:52 »
yes i did :o :o :o

this is terrible. i was hoping to buy an 80-200 2.8S ::)



Nikkor 80-200mm f/2.8 AF-S works perfectly on Z7
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Re: launch - Nikon Z7 II and Z6 II
« Reply #37 on: October 18, 2020, 11:21:13 »



Nikkor 80-200mm f/2.8 AF-S works perfectly on Z7

are you getting the FEE error?
my main interest is the 28-70/2.8

i dont want to apply a toothpick on my beautiful FTZ adapter :o :o :o

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Re: launch - Nikon Z7 II and Z6 II
« Reply #38 on: October 18, 2020, 13:13:06 »
are you getting the FEE error?
my main interest is the 28-70/2.8

i dont want to apply a toothpick on my beautiful FTZ adapter :o :o :o

Using a beautiful toothpick will solve the problem.   :o :o :o
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Re: launch - Nikon Z7 II and Z6 II
« Reply #39 on: October 18, 2020, 14:50:38 »
I just verified with my latest [non-modified] FTZ and the AF-D 35-135 Nikkor that FEE *will* display if the lens is not locked to the smallest aperture. However, once the toothpick-enabled adapter is used, everything works and apture figures are properly displayed.

Thus the problem Rick encountered is either the minimim-aperture lock on his 28-70 lens is defective, or the contact pins don't make the required connection to the FTZ. Use a toothpick to temporarily push in the minimum-aperture sensor on the FTZ to see if apertures are displayed.

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Re: launch - Nikon Z7 II and Z6 II
« Reply #40 on: October 18, 2020, 15:29:51 »
My 80-200 2.8 ed has the little pin in the lens ring broken so it displays de same error. I have pasted a little piece in the lens to fulfill that conection (little piece of metal painted black) same result, no toothpick needed, although Birna’s solution will fix every lens you put in the ftz...

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Re: launch - Nikon Z7 II and Z6 II
« Reply #41 on: October 18, 2020, 16:23:18 »
are you getting the FEE error?
my main interest is the 28-70/2.8

i dont want to apply a toothpick on my beautiful FTZ adapter :o :o :o
Also the 28-70 2.8 AF-S Has no error


All works, no toothpick needed
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Re: launch - Nikon Z7 II and Z6 II
« Reply #42 on: October 19, 2020, 02:27:24 »
Yikes!!!

thankfully, I didn't buy that lens :o :o :o