Using pre AFL lenses on the D5100 or 3100

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Donald Schaeffer Senior Member • Posts: 1,025
Using pre AFL lenses on the D5100 or 3100

I'm thinking of upgrading from my D40 to one of the 16 megapixel startup Nikons like the D5100 or the D3100. I have a lot of pre AFL lenses that I use manually on the D40. Will I still be able to use those lenses without damaging the camera if I upgrade?

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Nikon D40 with Nikkor 50mm 1.8D, Nikkor 10.5 mm fisheye, NikkorQ 35-70mm f3.5, Nikkor Q 135mm f3.5, Vivitar 28 mm f2.5, ProOptic 500 mm f6.3 mirror lens

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