Modern Classic SLRs Series :
Standard (Cord) Pack
The Cord Pack is
for use with both the F36 and F250. It is a fairly basic item which holds eight 1.5V
"C"-type batteries. The original kit included a shoulder strap and a 1m
(3.3ft) connecting cord, which plugs into the power socket on the front of either
drive. A 10m cable was available.
The top of the Cord Pack contains, in addition to the power socket, a S/L/C (Single, Lock, Continuous) collar surrounding a shutter release. This control completely overrides the one on the back of the F36 and F250, and provides some measure of remote control.
Cordless Pack for F36
The batteries are loaded through the battery-chamber cover, which is located on the right (i.e. opposite to the grip) side of the pack, and is removed via a coin/thumbscrew. Immediately below this screw is the external DC-power socket. On the opposite side of the Pack are the S/C rocker switch and the remote control socket, which looks like a standard US AC mains socket. It cannot be said enough: this socket is only for low voltage devices, which may be fashioned with a spare length of, say, lamp cord, but should not be plugged into a mains outlet. At the very top of the grip is the shutter release (with surrounding lock collar); at right angles to it is a fastening knob, which holds the Pack firmly to the body.
Mounting the Cordless Pack to the F36 is relatively simple:
One bit of trivia: the Cordless Pack incorporates a micro-relay, which obviates the need for the Relay Box for many cases of remote controlled trickery. After all, the F made its name not just for its reportage mastery, but also for its amazing flexibility, including all kinds of remote-triggering devices.
Again, the S/C selector on the side of the Pack overrides the selection on the back of the F36. The F36 with Cordless Pack was what the classic studly photojournalist of the 1960's packed into all situations (one image in particular that sticks out in my mind is that of Ron Galella, with a football helmet on and a F (eyelevel) and F36/Cordless with Honeywell Strobonar, following at a safe distance behind Marlon Brando, who'd just broken Mr. Galella's jaw).
MA-1 AC/DC Converter
Why doesn't it surprise me that, like everything else in the F36 arsenal, the MA-1 comes with its own shutter-release button? It has a remote socket for the MEx interconnects to the various other accessories, including the NC-2 and Wireless controls.
ME3, ME6, ME15, ME30 Interconnects
AE-1 Tripping Button
AE-2 Alligator Clip Cord
AE-3 Twin Lug Cord
AE-4 Mini Plug Cord
AE-5 Banana Plug Cord
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Recommended links to understand more technical details related to the Nikkor F-mount and production Serial Number:
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http://www.zi.ku.dk/personal/lhhansen/photo/fmount.htm by: Hansen, Lars Holst
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