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Nikon D300

Nikon D300

A pro-level DSLR with a 12.3 MP DX format sensor.

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List Price (USA): $1,799
In Production: No
Launch Date: August 2007
Successor: Nikon D300s
Predecessor: Nikon D200
Megapixels: 12.3
Format: DX (APS-C)
Sensor Type: CMOS
Max. Resolution (pixels): 4288 x 2848
Low-Pass Filter: Yes
Sensor Dimensions (mm): 23.6 x 15.8
Min. ISO: 200
Max. ISO: 3200
Expanded ISO Range: 200-6400
ISO Adjustment Steps: 1EV, 1/2EV, 1/3EV
Still File Formats: JPEG, 14-bit RAW, 12-bit RAW, RAW+
Dust Removal Support: No
Shooting Modes: Program (P), Aperture Priority (A), Shutter Priority (S), Manual (M), Bulb (B)
Additional Features: In-Camera Retouching, Custom Picture Control, Active-D Lighting
Processor: EXPEED
Minimum Shutter Speed (s): 30
Maximum Shutter Speed (s): 1/8000
Max. Burst (FPS): 6
JPEG Buffer Size: 100
Release Modes: Single-Frame, Continuous Lo, Continuous Hi, Mirror Lock-Up, Self-Timer
LCD Screen Size ("): 3.0
LCD Screen Resolution (dots): 921,000
Electronic Level/Horizon: No
Live View Mode: Yes
Viewfinder Type: Pentaprism
Viewfinder Magnification (x): 0.94
Viewfinder Frame Coverage (%): 100
Metering Sensor: 1005 pixel 3D Color Matrix Metering II
Auto Metering Modes: Matrix, Center-Weighted, Spot
Meter Operating Range (EV): 0 to 20
Exposure Compensation Range (EV): -5 to 5
Exposure Compensation Steps: 1EV, 1/2EV, 1/3EV
Auto Bracking Frames: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Auto Bracketing Modes: Exposure, White Balance
White Balance Modes: Auto, Fluorescent, Daylight, Shade, Incandescent, Manual Color Temperature
Primary AF Type: Phase Detect Autofocus
AF Sensor: Multi-CAM 3500DX
AF Modes: Single-Servo AF, Continuous AF
AF Points: 51
AF Operating Range (EV): -1 to 19
Screwdrive AF Support: Yes
Live View Autofocus: Contrast Detect
Face Detection Support: Yes
Movie Mode: No
Built-In Microphone: N/A
Built-In Flash: Yes
Flash Sync Speed (s): 1/250
Supported Flash Modes: Red-Eye Reduction, Slow-Speed Sync, Rear-Curtain Sync, Fill Flash
Hotshoe: Yes
Mount Type: Nikon F Mount
Number of Media Slots: 1
Compatible Card Types: CompactFlash
Width (mm): 147
Height (mm): 114
Depth (mm): 74
Weight (g): 825
Connectivity: Universal Hotshoe, USB 2, Remote Terminal, Mini HDMI, GPS (Via accessory)
Battery Grip: Yes
Battery Model: EN-EL3e
Battery Life (Frames): 1000
Power Adapter Support: Yes
Weather Sealing: No
Included Accessories: EN-EL3e Rechargeable Li-ion Battery
MH-18a Quick Charger
UC-E4 USB Cable
EG-D100 Video Cable
AN-D300 Strap
BM-8 LCD monitor cover
Body cap
DK-5 Eyepiece Cap
DK-23 Rubber Eyecup
Software Suite CD-ROM
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1 Review

Best crop camera I ever owned! I'll never get rid of it! Gonna take pictures till it drops dead on its own! :)