A Site for Photographers by Photographers

Community > Forums > Nikon > Nikon SLRs > Nikon DS-1 EE pricing

Featured Equipment Deals

Placing a Flower Photo on a Background Read More

Placing a Flower Photo on a Background

Harold Davis, photographer, author, and print master, shares with you how to create a piece of fine art by placing a flower on a background.

Latest Equipment Articles

The Olympus Air A01 Hands-On Review Read More

The Olympus Air A01 Hands-On Review

What if a photographic tool arrived that was the link between smartphones and good photography? That tool might just be the Olympus Air A01.

Latest Learning Articles

The October Monthly Project Read More

The October Monthly Project

This month's project with guest instructor Jackie DiBenedetto helps us practice our skills with nature as the backdrop. Add your best photo to the thread and enjoy the conversation!

Nikon DS-1 EE pricing

james copes , Oct 03, 2006; 03:55 p.m.

Does anybody here know what I can expect to pay for a DS-1 for a Nikon F2a? I tried completed listings on ebay, but there don't seem to be any sold in recent history.


Vick Ko , Oct 03, 2006; 05:09 p.m.

Seems to me that they were $100 to $150. I occassionally look for one, but have never ended up buying one.


Jay Hector , Oct 04, 2006; 05:45 p.m.

The AI F2AS, not the F2A, uses the EE unit, and the proper one for an F2AS is the DS-3. The DS-1 and DS-2 are for the non-AI F2S (I have a DS-2 for my F2S). You then would need to take the batteries and have them rebuilt since original ones would be dead. From this link at the MIR website . . . F2 questions and answers What F2 can accept the EE aperture Control Attachment Unit ? DS-2.gif dp11sideillus.jpg dp2sideillus.jpg NOT all Nikon F2 models will accept the EE Aperture Control Unit Attachment. Only the non-AI bodies of Nikon F2S Photomic (w/DP-2), Nikon F2SB Photomic (w/DP-3) and AI Nikon F2AS Photomic (w/DP-12) body can used with the non-AI DS-1, DS-2 and the AI-spec DS-3). All metered prisms that accept the EE Units has a protruding side that will mate with the EE Unit section.

Back to top

Notify me of Responses