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Nikon D300s

Nikon D300s

A 12.3 MP DX format DSLR. Frame rate is 7 fps.

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Purchase Link: Buy Now at B&H Photo!
List Price (USA): $1,699
In Production: Yes
Launch Date: July 2009
Successor: Nikon D600
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: 100-6400
ISO Adjustment Steps: 1EV, 1/2EV, 1/3EV
Still File Formats: JPEG, 14-bit RAW, 12-bit RAW, TIFF, RAW+
Dust Removal Support: Yes
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
Shutter Life (actuations): 150,000
Max. Burst (FPS): 7
Max. Burst w/ Grip or Crop (FPS): 8
JPEG Buffer Size: 100
RAW Buffer Size: 17
Release Modes: Single-Frame, Continuous Lo, Continuous Hi, Quiet Shutter, Mirror Lock-Up, Self-Timer
LCD Screen Size ("): 3.0
LCD Screen Resolution (dots): 921,000
Electronic Level/Horizon: Yes
Live View Mode: Yes
Viewfinder Type: Pentaprism
Viewfinder Magnification (x): 0.94
Viewfinder Frame Coverage (%): 100
Metering Sensor: 1,005-pixel RGB sensor 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, Flash
White Balance Modes: Auto, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Cloudy, 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
Minimum Required Aperture: F8
AF Operating Range (EV): -1 to 19
Screwdrive AF Support: Yes
Live View Autofocus: Contrast Detect
Face Detection Support: No
Movie Mode: Yes
Movie File Formats: AVI
Built-In Microphone: Mono
External Microphone: Yes
Video Framerates (Size/FPS): 720p/24, VGA/24
Video Autofocus: On-demand AF
Manual Video Controls: Exposure Compensation
Built-In Flash: Yes
Flash Sync Speed (s): 1/250
Supported Flash Modes: Red-Eye Reduction, Slow-Speed Sync, Rear-Curtain Sync
Hotshoe: Yes
Mount Type: Nikon F Mount
Number of Media Slots: 2
Compatible Card Types: SD, SDHC, CompactFlash
Width (mm): 147
Height (mm): 114
Depth (mm): 74
Weight (g): 840
Connectivity: Universal Hotshoe, USB 2, Mini-Jack Audio Input, Remote Terminal, Mini HDMI, Eye-Fi Native Support
Battery Grip: Yes
Battery Model: EN-EL3
Battery Life (Frames): 950
Power Adapter Support: Yes
Weather Sealing: Yes
Included Accessories: EN-EL3e Rechargeable Li-ion Battery
MH-18a Quick Charger
UC-E4 USB Cable
EG-D2 Video Cable
AN-DC4 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

Pretty good camera.  I've repaired a bunch of them.  I work for a photography school  and the students can be kind of rough.  I own one myself.