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Nikon D3000 (with 18-55mm VR Lens)

Nikon D3000 (with 18-55mm VR Lens)

10.2MP Digital SLR Camera with 3.1x Optical Zoom
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General

Brand Name

:
Nikon

Model Name

:
D3000 (with 18-55mm VR Lens)

Date Available

:
August 15, 2009
Physical

Camera Format

:
SLR

Size (W x H x D)

:
5.0 x 3.8 x 2.5 in.

Weight (without batteries)

:
17.1 oz

Weight (with batteries)

:
18.9 oz

Easy to Use

:
Yes

Colors

:
Black

Body Material

:
Plastic

Weatherproof

:
No

Shockproof

:
No

Waterproof

:
No

Tripod Mount Available

:
Yes
Image Capture

Sensor Type

:
CCD

Sensor Size

:
23.6 x 15.8 mm

Effective Sensor Resolution

:
10.2 megapixels

Max Image Resolution

:
3872 x 2592 pixels

Anti-Dust Available

:
Yes

Anti-Dust Technology

:
Low-pass Filter Vibration, Airflow Control

Shutter Lag Time (pre-focused)

:
0.08 sec

Shutter Lag Time (including auto-focus time)

:
0.3 sec

Power to First Shot Time

:
0.7 sec

Max Shooting Speed (continuous)

:
2.4 frames/sec

Max Shooting Speed (burst)

:
3.0 frames/sec

Max Consecutive Burst Frames

:
16 frames
Video Capture

Video Available

:
No
Lens System

Min Focal Length (35 mm equivalent)

:
27 mm

Max Focal Length (35 mm equivalent)

:
83 mm

Optical Zoom

:
3.1x

Image Stabilization Type

:
Optical (lens shift)

Image Stabilization Available

:
Yes

Manual Focus Available

:
Yes

Auto Focus Assist Light Available

:
Yes

Min Focus Distance (not macro)

:
11.0 in.

Interchangeable Lenses Available

:
Yes

Compatible Lenses

:
Nikon F
Aperture and Shutter

Max Aperture (wide-angle)

:
f/3.5

Max Aperture (tele-photo)

:
f/5.6

Max Shutter Speed

:
1/4000 sec

Smile Detection Available

:
No
Exposure Controls

Min ISO Setting

:
100

Max ISO Setting

:
3200

Aperture Priority Mode Available

:
Yes

Shutter Priority Mode Available

:
Yes

Full Manual Exposure Mode Available

:
Yes

Face Detection Available

:
No

Exposure Compensation

:
+/- 5.0 EV
Viewfinder and Display

Viewfinder Available

:
Yes

Viewfinder Type

:
Optical

Dioptric Adjustment Available

:
Yes

LCD Screen Size

:
3.0 in.

LCD Screen Resolution

:
230000 pixels

Display Mounting

:
Built-in
Flash

Flash Recycling Time

:
3.8 sec

External Flash Connection Available

:
Yes

External Flash Connection Type

:
Hot Shoe
Image Storage

Storage Media

:
SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card

Sensor Raw Format Available

:
Yes
Interfaces

Computer Interface

:
USB 2.0 Hi-Speed (480 Mbit/s)

Video Out Interface Available

:
Yes
Power

Battery Type

:
Proprietary Lithium Ion Rechargeable

Battery Life

:
550 shots

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