A 7 elements design, Ai-S, perspective control lens released by 1980 and manufactured until 1999. Serial numbers of the Ai-S lens from 179091 to 205761.
Previous Ai versions, manufactured from 1977 to 1980, have a different lens design, silver shift knob and serial numbers from 904234 to 909635.
From 1968 to 1977 the PC-Nikkor 35mm f/2.8 non-Ai was manufactured with serial numbers from 851007 to 861735, from 870192 to 886218 and from 900113 to 904205.
PC-Nikkor 35mm f/2.8 Ai-S specs
|PC-Nikkor 35mm f/2.8 Ai-S|
|Lens construction||7 elements in 7 groups|
|Max. aperture||f/ 2.8|
|Min. aperture||f/ 32|
|Manual aperture ring||Yes, with preset ring|
|Angle of view||62º (image) – 78º (covering power)|
|Closest focusing distance||0.30m|
|Lens rotation||360º, with click-stops at each 30º|
|Lens shift||Up to 11mm|
|Image format||24 x 36mm|
|Front filter size||52mm|
|Coating||Super Integrated Coating|
|Flange to focal plane distance||46.5mm|
|Dimensions||62 × 61.5mm|