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  • 12.3 MP Digital SLR
  • 23.6 x 15.8mm CMOS Image Sensor
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  • 12.3 MP Digital SLR
  • 23.6 x 15.8mm CMOS Image Sensor
  • Startup of 130 milliseconds
  • 3-in. TFT LCD
  • High-speed performance: shoots as fast as 7 frames per second with Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL3e (included), and up to 8 frames per second when using the optional Multi-Power Battery Pack MB-D10 and Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL4a
  • Offers a rapid startup time of approximately 130 milliseconds and an amazingly short shutter release time lag of only 49 milliseconds
  • Refined D-Movie: function benefits from a number of functional and technological advancements, including an external stereo microphone input enabling high-fidelity audio, plus in-camera movie editing, allowing clips to be trimmed.
  • In Tripod mode, the D300S features contrast-detect AF, which provides another means of enhancing the dramatic impact of HD video by taking advantage of the wide selection of finest-quality NIKKOR interchangeable lenses from ultra-wide-angle and fisheye to super-telephoto for incredibly sharp results.
  • Picture Control adjustment options lets the user modify the tone and colour of HD video clips with remarkable ease
  • AF system with high-density 51-point AF: Multi CAM 3500DX AF sensor module provides an exceptionally wide area of AF coverage. With 51 AF points densely positioned across the frame, it's designed to capture the subject accurately, even when its movement is unpredictable. Moreover, it utilizes 15 powerful cross-type sensors in the centre of the frame to give the user the ultimate in detection performance with any AF NIKKOR lens of f/5.6 or faster. The 51 AF points are employed in various focus area modes, according to subject conditions.
  • Single-point AF mode allows the user to choose a single AF point from among the 51 and in Dynamic-area AF mode, the user can select from nine, 21 or 51 AF points.
  • The 51-point option offers 3D-tracking mode, which automatically shifts the focus point to match the subject's movements.
  • Auto-area AF mode specializes in focusing on people, automatically detecting and prioritizing skin tones with all 51 points
  • Large, bright viewfinder with approximately 100 per-cent frame coverage: eye-level pentaprism with approximately 100 per-cent frame coverage and approximately 0.94x magnification. The large, bright viewfinder makes for easier, more accurate composition.
  • DX-format CMOS image sensor: employs Nikon's renowned DX-format CMOS image sensor that provides 12.3 effective megapixels.
  • It delivers extraordinary image quality throughout a wide ISO sensitivity range of ISO 200 to ISO 3200 with low noise.
  • In addition, Lo 1 for ISO 100 equivalent and Hi 1 for ISO 6400 equivalent are also available.
  • Initial image- capture data is quickly and accurately transferred using 14-bit integrated A/D conversion.
  • All successive internal processing is then handled at full 16 bits.
  • The resulting outputs reveal breathtaking details and remarkably smooth tonal gradations.
  • Micro lens technology is also effective for reducing lateral chromatic aberration
  • EXPEED advanced digital image processing system technologies: utilizes an accumulation of sophisticated Nikon intelligence and technologies to ensure impeccable quality for both still images and movies, while also achieving high-speed processing and low power consumption
  • Scene Recognition System makes the most of the 1,005-pixel RGB sensor: intelligent and exclusive light metering sensor applications have undergone a refining process that has led to a breakthrough technology, the Scene Recognition System, which uses precise colour and brightness information from the 1,005-pixel RGB sensor to push accuracy levels for autofocus, auto exposure, i-TTL flash control and auto white balance to an unprecedented level.
  • And in playback mode, the added Face Detection System lets the user instantly zoom in on a human face in the high resolution, 920k-dot LCD monitor
  • Dual card slots for CF/SD memory cards: enabling the simultaneous use of both CompactFlash (Type I compatible only) and SD memory cards and allowing photographers to designate the primary recording slot.
  • For the slot designated as secondary, photographers can select from three recording methods: "Overflow" recording lets the user automatically use the memory capacity of the secondary card when the primary card is full; "Backup" recording stores the same images on both cards; and "RAW primary, JPEG secondary" recording lets the user record RAW data and JPEG data separately to each card.
  • The user can also copy images between the two memory cards.
  • And when shooting D-Movie clips, it allows the user to select the slot containing the card with the most available capacity
  • Engineered durability: Tested on fully assembled cameras, the shutter mechanism assembly has been proven beyond 150,000 cycles under demanding conditions. The ruggedly constructed D300S employs a strong yet lightweight magnesium alloy for its exterior cover, chassis and mirror box, as well as for the cover of the optional Multi-Power Battery Pack MB-D10.
  • The camera also offers comprehensive countermeasures at key points to combat invasive moisture and dust
  • Easy-to-access Live View mode: activated by pressing the dedicated Live View button, makes it easy to shoot while composing on the LCD monitor.
  • In Handheld mode, which allows the user to recompose the frame prior to actual shooting, TTL phase detection AF using 51 AF points is activated.
  • Tripod mode is designed for precise focus accuracy with still subjects.
  • It allows contrast-detect AF on a desired point within a frame
  • Quiet Shutter-release mode for nonintrusive shooting: Photographers can opt to substantially reduce the camera's mirror-down sound during shooting by selecting "Q" on the release mode dial.
  • This is particularly useful when shooting in restrictive conditions such as movie sets, courtrooms or photographing wildlife
  • Active D-Lighting for smooth tone reproduction in high-contrast lighting: By localizing tone control, Active D-Lighting (ADL) accurately retains the details in shadows and highlighted areas that are often lost in high-contrast lighting situations.
  • Simply choose the appropriate setting?auto, extra high, high, normal, low or off?prior to shooting.
  • For further options that will help the user achieve their desired tone, the D300S also allows the user to bracket their pictures with varying strength levels, for up to five frames, perfect for difficult lighting situations or when the user doesn't have the time or experience to select just one ADL setting
  • Picture Control: enables the user to create the pictures they envision, quickly and easily, by making specific selections and adjustments to image sharpening, contrast, brightness, saturation and hue.
  • And with other Picture Control-compatible cameras, as long as the settings are the same, users are able to obtain the same picture tone. D300S offers four preset Picture Control options: Standard, Neutral, Vivid and Monochrome. Users can also download two additional presets, Portrait and Landscape, from the Nikon website
  • Image Sensor Cleaning: Vibrations are applied at four different resonant frequencies, each time the camera is turned on and off, to automatically remove dust from the optical low-pass filter in front of the image sensor.
  • This function can also be activated on demand.
  • Built-in flash with 16mm lens coverage: With a guide number of approximately 17m (ISO 200, 20°C) and 16mm lens coverage?wider than the 18mm of the D300?the high-performance built-in flash supports Nikon's original i-TTL flash control that evaluates flash exposure with greater precision for exceptional results. Compatible with the Nikon Creative Lighting System, the built-in flash controls up to two groups of unlimited remote units as a master/commander in Advanced Wireless Lighting
  • Multi-Power Battery Pack MB-D10 (optional): supports three types of batteries: R6/AA-size batteries, along with Nikon's Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL3e and Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL4a.
  • When Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL3e is used for the camera body, together with Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL4a (optional Battery Chamber Cover BL-3 required) for the Multi-Power Battery Pack MB-D10, it combines added stability with extended shooting of up to approx. 2,950 shots per charge and enables faster high-speed continuous shooting at up to 8 fps
  • Virtual Horizon available in Set-up Menu and Live View shooting
  • 3-inch, 920,000 dot high-resolution LCD monitor
  • Highly efficient energy-saving design allows as many as 950 images on a single charge of the Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL3e (CIPA Standards)
  • Integrated Dust Reduction System provides effective dust reduction
  • Versatile in-camera Retouch Menus lets users enhance their images without using a computer
  • Compatible with High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) output.;Type C connector (mini size) is employed
  • With the optional GPS Unit GP-1, location information such as latitude, longitude, altitude and time are automatically recorded to each image's Exif data
  • Exclusive Nikon Software - Nikon Transfer and ViewNX software packages (supplied) for a range of basic photo browsing and editing operations; Capture NX 2, Camera Control Pro 2, and Image Authentication Software (all optional) enable more advanced operation and image editing
  • Specifications:
  • Lens mount: Nikon F mount (with AF coupling and AF contacts)
  • Effective picture angle: Approx. 1.5 x conversion factor (Nikon DX format)
  • Dust-reduction system: Image Sensor Cleaning, Image Dust Off reference data (requires optional Capture NX 2 software)
  • File format: NEF (RAW): 12 or 14 bit, lossless compressed, compressed, or uncompressed; TIFF (RGB); JPEG: JPEG-Baseline compliant with fine (approx. 1:4), normal (approx. 1:8) or basic (approx. 1:16) compression (Size priority); Optimal quality compression available; NEF (RAW) + JPEG: Single photograph recorded in both NEF (RAW) and JPEG formats
  • Picture Control System: Can be selected from Standard, Neutral, Vivid, Monochrome; storage for up to nine custom Picture Controls
  • Media: Type I CompactFlash memory cards (UDMA compliant); SD memory cards, SDHC compliant
  • Dual card slots: Either card can be used as the primary card; secondary card can be used for overflow or backup storage, or for separate storage of NEF (RAW) and JPEG images; images can be copied between cards
  • File system: DCF (Design Rule for Camera File System) 2.0, DPOF (Digital Print Order Format), Exif 2.21 (Exchangeable Image File Format for Digital Still Cameras), PictBridge
  • Viewfinder: Eye-level pentaprism single-lens reflex viewfinder
  • Frame coverage: Approx. 100% horizontal and 100% vertical
  • Magnification: Approx. 0.94 x (50mm f/1.4 lens at infinity; -1.0 m-1)
  • Eyepoint: 19.5 mm (-1.0 m-1)
  • Diopter adjustment: -2 to +1 m-1
  • Focusing screen: Type B BriteView Clear Matte screen Mark II with AF area brackets (framing grid can be displayed)
  • Reflex mirror: Quick return
  • Depth-of-field preview: When depth-of-field preview button is pressed, lens aperture is stopped down to value selected by user (A and M modes) or by camera (P and S modes)
  • Lens aperture: Instant return, electronically controlled
  • Shutter type: Electronically controlled vertical-travel focal-plane shutter
  • Shutter speed: 1/8,000 to 30 s in steps of 1/3, 1/2 or 1 EV, bulb, X250
  • Flash sync speed: X = 1/250 s; synchronizes with shutter at 1/320 s or slower (flash range drops at speeds between 1/250 and 1/320 s)
  • Release modes: Single frame, continuous low speed, continuous high speed, quiet shutter-release, self-timer, mirror up
  • Frame advance rate: With Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL3e: Approx. 1 to 7 fps (CL), Approx. 7 fps (CH); With optional Multi-Power Battery Pack MB-D10 and Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL4a: Approx. 1 to 7 (CL) fps, Approx. 8 fps (CH)* *With a battery other than Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL4a, the continuous shooting speed may be slower than 8 fps in continuous high-speed mode.
  • Self-timer: Can be selected from 2, 5, 10 and 20s duration
  • Exposure metering: TTL exposure metering using 1,005-pixel RGB sensor
  • Exposure method: Matrix: 3D colour matrix metering II (type G and D lenses); colour matrix metering II (other CPU lenses); colour matrix metering available with non-CPU lenses if user provides lens data; Centre-weighted: Weight of 75% given to 8-mm circle in center of frame. Diameter of circle can be changed to 6, 10 or 13 mm, or weighting can be based on average of entire frame (fixed at 8 mm when non-CPU lens is used); Spot: Meters 3-mm circle (about 2% of frame) centered on selected focus point (on center focus point when non-CPU lens is used); Exposure range (ISO 100 equivalent, f/1.4 lens, 20°C/68°F); Matrix or center-weighted metering: 0 to 20 EV; Spot metering: 2 to 20 EV
  • Exposure meter coupling: Combined CPU and AI
  • Exposure modes: Programmed auto with flexible program (P); Shutter-priority auto (S); Aperture-priority auto (A); Manual (M)
  • Exposure compensation: -5 to +5 EV in increments of 1/3, 1/2 or 1 EV
  • Exposure bracketing: 2 to 9 frames in steps of 1/3, 1/2, 2/3 or 1 EV
  • Exposure lock: Luminosity locked at detected value with AE-L/AF-L button
  • ISO sensitivity (Recommended Exposure Index): ISO 200 to 3200 in steps of 1/3, 1/2 or 1 EV; can also be set to approx. 0.3, 0.5, 0.7 or 1 EV (ISO 100 equivalent) below ISO 200 or to approx. 0.3, 0.5, 0.7 or 1 EV (ISO 6400 equivalent) above ISO 3200
  • Active D-Lighting: Can be selected from auto, extra high, high, normal, low or off,
  • ADL bracketing: 2 to 5 frames with strength levels varying according to number of frames chosen; for 2 frames, off and a chosen level are applied
  • Autofocus: Nikon Multi-CAM 3500DX autofocus sensor module with TTL phase detection, fine-tuning, 51 focus points (including 15 cross-type sensors) and AF-assist illuminator (range approx. 0.5 to 3 m/1 ft. 8 in. to 9 ft. 10 in.)
  • Detection range: -1 to +19 EV (ISO 100 equivalent, 20°C)
  • Lens servo: Autofocus: Single-servo AF (S); continuous-servo AF (C); predictive focus tracking automatically activated according to subject status in single- and continuous-servo AF; Manual (M): Electronic rangefinder supported
  • Focus point: Can be selected from 51 or 11 focus points
  • AF-area modes: Single-point AF, dynamic-area AF, auto-area AF
  • Focus lock: Focus can be locked by pressing shutter-release button halfway (Single-servo AF) or by pressing AE-L/AF-L button
  • Built-in flash: Manual pop-up with button release; Guide number of 17m (ISO 200, 20°C) or 12m (ISO 100, 20°C)
  • Flash control: TTL: i-TTL balanced fill-flash and standard i-TTL flash for digital SLR using 1,005-pixel RGB sensor are available with built-in flash, Speedlight SB-900, SB-800, SB-600 or SB-400
  • Auto aperture: Available with Speedlight SB-900 or SB-800 and CPU lens
  • Non-TTL auto: Supported flash units include Speedlight SB-900, SB-800, SB-28, SB-27 and SB-22S
  • Range-priority manual: Available with Speedlight SB-900 and SB-800
  • Flash modes: Front curtain sync, slow sync, rear-curtain sync, red-eye reduction, red-eye reduction with slow sync
  • Flash compensation: -3 to +1 EV in increments of 1/3, 1/2 or 1 EV
  • Flash bracketing: 2 to 9 frames in steps of 1/3, 1/2, 2/3 or 1 EV
  • Flash-ready indicator: Lights when built-in flash or flash unit such as Speedlight SB-900, SB-800, SB-600, SB-400, SB-80DX, SB-28DX or SB-50DX is fully charged; blinks after flash is fired at full output
  • Accessory shoe: ISO 518 hot-shoe with sync and data contacts, and safety lock
  • Nikon Creative Lighting System (CLS): Advanced Wireless Lighting supported with built-in flash, Speedlight SB-900, SB-800 or SU-800 as commander and SB-900, SB-800, SB-600 or SB-R200 as remotes; Auto FP High-Speed Sync and modeling illumination supported with all CLS-compatible flash units except SB-400; Flash Colour Information Communication and FV lock supported with all CLS-compatible flash units
  • Sync terminal: ISO 519 sync terminal with locking thread
  • White balance: Auto (TTL white-balance with main image sensor and 1,005-pixel RGB sensor), Incandescent, Fluorescent (7 options), Direct Sunlight, Flash, Cloudy, Shade, preset manual (able to store up to 5 values) and colour temperature setting (2,500K to 10,000K); fine-tuning available for all options
  • White balance bracketing: 2 to 9 frames in steps of 1, 2 or 3
  • Live View modes: Tripod, Hand-held
  • Live View autofocus: Tripod: Contrast-detect AF anywhere in frame; Hand-held: Phase-detection AF with 51 focus points (including 15 cross-type sensors)
  • Movie frame size (pixels): 1,280 x 720/24 fps, 640 x 424/24 fps, 320 x 216/24 fps
  • Movie file format: AVI
  • Movie compression format: Motion-JPEG
  • Movie autofocus: Contrast-detect AF on a desired point within a frame is possible (Tripod mode)
  • Movie audio: Sound can be recorded via built-in (monaural) or optional external (stereo) microphone; sensitivity can be adjusted
  • Movie maximum length: 5 min (1,280 x 720 pixels), 20 min (640 x 424, 320 x 216 pixels)
  • LCD monitor: 3-in., approx. 920k-dot (VGA), low-temperature polysilicon TFT LCD with 170° viewing angle, approx. 100% frame coverage, and brightness adjustment
  • Playback function: Full-frame and thumbnail (4, 9 or 72 images) playback with playback zoom, movie playback, slide show, histogram display, highlights, auto image rotation, and image comment (up to 36 characters)
  • USB: Hi-Speed USB
  • Audio video output: Can be selected from NTSC and PAL
  • HDMI output: HDMI Mini connector (Type C); camera monitor turns off when HDMI cable is connected
  • Audio input: Stereo mini-pin jack (3.5-mm diameter)
  • 10-pin remote terminal: Can be used to connect optional remote control, GPS Unit GP-1 or GPS device compliant with NMEA0183 version 2.01 or 3.01 (requires optional GPS Cable MC-35 and cable with D-sub 9-pin connector)
  • Supported languages: Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish
  • Battery: One Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL3e
  • Battery pack: Optional Multi-Power Battery Pack MB-D10 with one Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL3e, EN-EL4a/EN-EL4 or eight R6/AA-size alkaline, Ni-MH, lithium or nickel-manganese batteries; Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL4a/EN-EL4 and R6/AA-size batteries available separately; Battery Chamber Cover BL-3 (available separately) required when using Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL4a/EN-EL4
  • AC adapter: AC Adapter EH-5a/EH-5 (available separately)
  • Tripod socket: 1/4 in. (ISO 1222)
  • Dimensions (W x H x D): Approx. 147 x 114 x 74 mm
  • Weight: Approx. 840 g without battery, memory card, body cap or monitor cover
  • Temperature: -40°C
  • Humidity: Less than 85% (no condensation)
  • Compatible lenses:
  • DX NIKKOR: All functions supported
  • Type G or D AF NIKKOR: All functions supported (PC Micro-NIKKOR does not support some functions); IX-NIKKOR lenses not supported
  • Other AF NIKKOR: All functions supported except 3D colour matrix metering II; lenses for F3AF not supported
  • AI-P NIKKOR: All functions supported except 3D colour matrix metering II
  • Non-CPU: Can be used in exposure modes A and M; colour matrix metering and aperture value display supported if user provides lens data (AI lenses only)
  • Electronic rangefinder can be used if maximum aperture is f/5.6 or faster

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