Is Nikon Z6 and Nikon AF-S DX 40mm F2.8 G Micro compatible?

Below you will find your chosen camera and lens. Click on the product name for more information.

Nikon Z6

Nikon Z6
Released: 2018
Type: Mirrorless
Sensor: FX (Full frame)
25 Megapixels
6048 x 4024 pixels

Nikon AF-S DX 40mm F2.8 G Micro

Nikon AF-S DX 40mm F2.8 G Micro
Released: 2011
Standard Prime Lens & Macro
Suited for cameras with APS-C sensors
Focal Length: 40 mm
Aperture: f/2,8

Can you combine these two?

Last updated: May 2024

This is the short answer:

The camera and lens you have chosen can be used together if you use the desired adapter.

You must use a Nikon Z adapter

This Nikon lens is not part of the Nikon Z system but it can still be used with Nikon Z cameras. To use this Nikon lens on this Nikon Z camera you need an adapter.

Nikon Lens Mount Adapter FTZ

Focal Length

The Nikon camera has a sensor of type Full frame which means that your experienced Focal length will be same as the lens specification tells us.

This lens has focal length:
40 mm

Since Nikon Z6 does not have a Full Frame sensor the experience focal length you will experience will be:
60 mm

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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 Z6
675 gram

Nikon AF-S DX 40mm F2.8 G Micro
235 gram

Together they have a total weight of 910 gram (equal to 2.01 lb).

Compatibility Check ID: 2301

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