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Nikon D70

Nikon D70

The Nikon D70 was one of Nikon's first affordable DSLRs meant for consumers and enthusiasts.

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List Price (USA): $999
In Production: No
Launch Date: January 2004
Year Discontinued: 2005
Successor: Nikon D70s
Megapixels: 6.1
Format: DX (APS-C)
Sensor Type: CCD
Max. Resolution (pixels): 3008 x 2000
Low-Pass Filter: Yes
Sensor Dimensions (mm): 23.7 x 15.6
Min. ISO: 200
Max. ISO: 1600
ISO Adjustment Steps: 1/3EV
Still File Formats: JPEG, 12-bit RAW
Dust Removal Support: No
Shooting Modes: Full Auto, Program (P), Aperture Priority (A), Shutter Priority (S), Manual (M), Bulb (B), Scene
Minimum Shutter Speed (s): 30
Maximum Shutter Speed (s): 1/8000
Shutter Life (actuations): 100,000
Max. Burst (FPS): 3
Release Modes: Single-Frame, Continuous
LCD Screen Size ("): 1.8
LCD Screen Resolution (dots): 130,000
Electronic Level/Horizon: No
Live View Mode: No
Viewfinder Type: Pentaprism
Viewfinder Magnification (x): 0.75
Viewfinder Frame Coverage (%): 95
Metering Sensor: 1005-pixel CCD
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
Auto Bracketing Modes: Exposure, White Balance, Flash
Primary AF Type: Phase Detect Autofocus
AF Sensor: Multi-CAM 900
AF Modes: Single-Servo AF, Continuous AF, Auto-Area AF
AF Points: 5
Minimum Required Aperture: F5.6
AF Operating Range (EV): -1 to 19
Screwdrive AF Support: Yes
Movie Mode: No
Built-In Microphone: N/A
Built-In Flash: Yes
Flash Sync Speed (s): 1/500
Flash Compensation Range (EV): -3 to 1
Supported Flash Modes: Red-Eye Reduction, Slow-Speed Sync, Rear-Curtain Sync
Hotshoe: Yes
Mount Type: Nikon F Mount
Number of Media Slots: 1
Compatible Card Types: CompactFlash
Width (mm): 139.7
Height (mm): 117.8
Depth (mm): 78.7
Weight (g): 595
Connectivity: USB
Battery Grip: No
Battery Model: EN-EL3
Power Adapter Support: Yes
Weather Sealing: No
Included Accessories: Strap
Body cap
Eyepiece cap
LCD monitor cover
Video cable
USB cable
Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL3
Quick Charger MH-18
PictureProject CD-ROM
CR2 Battery Holder MS-D70
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1 Review

Who said you can't make a camera that is cheap, fast and good.

This camera got me into the world of digital photography.

Everything this camera does has been eclipsed by newer models.

But you never forget your first.