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Nikon D300S 12.3MP DX-Format CMOS Digital SLR Camera - Body Only

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  • 3.0" LCD Monitor
  • D-Movie HD Video for cinematic 24fps
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Model

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Brand
Nikon
Series
D
Model
D300S

Details

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Color
Black
Package Type
Body Only

Image Sensor

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Image Sensor
CMOS
Image Sensor Size
23.6 x 15.8 mm
Gross Pixels
13.1 MP
Effective Pixels
12.3 MP
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Dust Cleaning System
Image Sensor Cleaning, Image Dust Off reference data (requires optional Capture NX 2 software)
Image Processor
D
Resolution
(L) 4288 x 2848
(M) 3216 x 2136
(S) 2144 x 1424

White Balance

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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 color temperature setting (2,500K to 10,000K); fi ne-tuning available for all options

Viewfinder

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Viewfinder Type
Eye-level pentaprism single-lens refl ex viewfinder
Coverage
Approx. 100% horizontal and 100% vertical
Magnification
Approx. 0.94 x (50mm f/1.4 lens at infi nity; -1.0 m-1)
Eyepoint
19.5 mm (-1.0 m-1)
Dioptric 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)
Mirror
Quick return

LCD Monitor

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LCD
3.0" 920K
LCD Coverage
Approx. 100% frame coverage
Brightness Adjustment
Yes

Focus

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Focus Type
Nikon Multi-CAM 3500DX autofocus sensor module with TTL phase detection
Focusing Modes
Single-point AF, dynamic-area AF, auto-area AF
AF Points
51 focus points (including 15 cross-type sensors)
Focus Lock
AE-L/AF-L button
Half press of shutter-release button (single-point AF in AF-S)

Exposure

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Exposure Control
Programmed auto with fl exible 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
Metering System
TTL exposure metering using 1,005-pixel RGB sensor

Matrix: 3D color matrix metering II (type G and D lenses); color matrix metering II (other CPU lenses); color matrix metering available with non-CPU lenses if user provides lens data
Center-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 (fi xed 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)
ISO Sensitivity
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
AE Lock
Yes

Shutter

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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
Self-timer
Can be selected from 2, 5, 10 and 20 s duration

Flash

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Flash Type
Manual pop-up with button release
Flash Control
TTL: i-TTL balanced fi ll-fl ash and standard i-TTL fl ash for digital SLR using 1,005-pixel RGB sensor are available with built-in fl ash, 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 fl ash 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 Range
Front curtain sync, slow sync, rear-curtain sync, red-eye reduction, redeye reduction with slow sync
Flash Exposure Compensation
-3 to +1 EV in increments of 1/3, 1/2 or 1 EV

Drive System

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Continuous Shooting Speed
Continuous low-speed [CL] mode; 1-7 frames per second
Continuous high-speed [CH] mode; 8 frames per second

Function

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Live View Function
Handheld mode
Tripod mode
Playback
Auto image rotation
Full frame
Highlights
Histogram display
Image Comment
Movie Playback
Slideshow
Thumbnail (4, 9 or 72 segments)
Zoom

Recording System

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File Format
Uncompressed 12/14-bit NEF (RAW)
Compressed 12/14-bit NEF (RAW, Lossless compressed): approx. 60-80 percent
JPEG: JPEG-baseline-compliant; can be selected from Size Priority and Optimal Quality
TIFF (RGB)
Recording Media
CompactFlash (Type I/II, compliant with UDMA)
SD
SDHC

Movie

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Movie Format
AVI
Movie Recording
1280 x 720 @ 24 fps - Maximum length: 5 min.
640 x 424 @ 24 fps - Maximum length: 20 min.
320 x 216 @ 24 fps - Maximum length: 20 min.
Max. Recording Resolution
1280 x 720

Lens

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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 color matrix metering II; lenses for F3AF not supported
AI-P NIKKOR: All functions supported except 3D color matrix metering II
Non-CPU: Can be used in exposure modes A and M; color matrix metering and aperture value display supported if user provides lens data (AI lenses only)
Electronic rangefi nder can be used if maximum aperture is f/5.6 or faster
Lens Mount
Nikon F Bayonet Mount

Interface

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USB
Yes
A/V Out
Yes
HDMI
Yes
Mic
Yes

Power Source

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Battery
Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL3e
Battery Life
950 shots (CIPA)

Feature

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Features
Nikon EXPEED Image Processing

One-button Live View

1,005-Pixel 3D Color Matrix Metering II

Dual memory card slots (CF and SD)

In-Camera Image Editing

100% Viewfinder Accuracy

Scene Recognition System

Virtual Horizon Graphic Indicator

Dimensions & Weight

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Dimensions
Approx. 5.8" x 4.5" x 2.9"/147 x 114 x 74 mm
Weight
Approx. 1 lbs. 14 oz./840 g without battery, memory card, body cap or monitor cover
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