Is Nikon D5100 and Nikon PC-E 24mm f/3,5 D ED compatible?

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Nikon D5100

Nikon D5100
Released: 2011
Type: Digital SLR
Sensor: DX / APS-C (1.5x)
16,2 Megapixels
4928 x 3264 pixels

Nikon PC-E 24mm f/3,5 D ED

Nikon PC-E 24mm f/3,5 D ED
Released: 2008
Wide Angle Lens (prime) & Tilt Shift
Focal Length: 24 mm
Aperture: f/3,5

Can you combine these two?

This is the short answer:

Yes! This combination is compatible

The camera and lens you have chosen can be used together. Here is a longer answer:

Nikon all the way

The possibility to combine these two products is great since both Nikon D5100 and Nikon PC-E 24mm f/3,5 D ED are manufactured by Nikon.

Versitale lens

Nikon PC-E 24mm f/3,5 D ED is constructed to work with all sorts of camera sensors including the one of Nikon D5100.

Lens does not support Autofocus

Nikon PC-E 24mm f/3,5 D ED does not support autofocus but this is not because of the camera in any way since this lens only support manual focus.

Focal Length

The Canon camera has a sensor of type DX, a smaller version compared to a Full frame sensor, which means that your experienced Focal length will be multiplied by 1.5x.

Actual Focal Length for this lens:
24 mm

Experienced Focal Length with this camera:
36 mm

Read more about Crop factor on Nikon cameras

Total weight

When you are looking at a combination of a camera and a lens you must always consider the total weight. Each product weighs in at:

Nikon D5100
611 gram

Nikon PC-E 24mm f/3,5 D ED
730 gram

Together they have a total weight of 1341 gram (equal to 2,96 lb).