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I have an af nikkor 35-70mm from my nikon n8008s(F-801). If I were to purchase a d3100 and use the lens, would I lose the functionality of the auto focus on them?
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Looks like it, the D3100 is exclusively designed for use with NIKKOR AF-S and AF-I lenses that are equipped with an autofocus motor. I think the lens you're talking about doesn't have it. You'll need to step up to a higher body (or back, say a d90).
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ok thanks for the tips.
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