Using pre AFL lenses on the D5100 or 3100

Started Nov 17, 2012 | Discussions thread
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blue_cheese
blue_cheese Senior Member • Posts: 1,722
There are no "AFL" lenses, pre AF-S will not AF

Assuming you made a typo.... pre AF-S lenses cannot autofocus on D3100/5100 they must have a built in focus motor, the D40 has a focus motor (im pretty sure) in the body so it can focus screw drive lenses like the AF-D and AF

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