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Nikon D300S (Body Only)

Nikon D300S (Body Only)

12.3MP Digital SLR Camera
Most frequently recommended for:
Best Digital Camera for Action Photos
Editors' Ratings:
"Highly Recommended" at DPReview.com
"Rated Excellent" by CNET.com
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General

Brand Name

:
Nikon

Model Name

:
D300S (Body Only)

Date Available

:
August 15, 2009
Physical

Camera Format

:
SLR

Size (W x H x D)

:
5.8 x 4.5 x 2.9 in.

Weight (without batteries)

:
29.6 oz

Weight (with batteries)

:
32.4 oz

Easy to Use

:
No

Colors

:
Black

Body Material

:
Magnesium alloy

Weatherproof

:
No

Shockproof

:
No

Waterproof

:
No

Tripod Mount Available

:
Yes
Image Capture

Sensor Type

:
CMOS

Sensor Size

:
23.6 x 15.8 mm

Effective Sensor Resolution

:
12.3 megapixels

Max Image Resolution

:
4288 x 2848 pixels

Anti-Dust Available

:
Yes

Anti-Dust Technology

:
Low-pass Filter Vibration

Shutter Lag Time (pre-focused)

:
0.05 sec

Shutter Lag Time (including auto-focus time)

:
0.2 sec

Power to First Shot Time

:
0.3 sec

Max Shooting Speed (continuous)

:
2.4 frames/sec

Max Shooting Speed (burst)

:
7.1 frames/sec

Max Consecutive Burst Frames

:
26 frames
Video Capture

Video Available

:
Yes

HD Video Available

:
Yes

Video Sound Available

:
Yes

Video Stereo Sound Available

:
No

Video Zoom Available (while recording)

:
Yes

Max Video Resolution

:
1280 x 720 pixels

Max Video Frame Rate (max resolution)

:
24 frames/sec

Max Video Frame Rate (any resolution)

:
24 frames/sec
Lens System

Image Stabilization Available

:
No

Manual Focus Available

:
Yes

Auto Focus Assist Light Available

:
Yes

Interchangeable Lenses Available

:
Yes

Compatible Lenses

:
Nikon F
Aperture and Shutter

Max Shutter Speed

:
1/8000 sec

Smile Detection Available

:
No
Exposure Controls

Min ISO Setting

:
100

Max ISO Setting

:
6400

Aperture Priority Mode Available

:
Yes

Shutter Priority Mode Available

:
Yes

Full Manual Exposure Mode Available

:
Yes

Face Detection Available

:
Yes

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

:
921600 pixels

Display Mounting

:
Nikon F
Flash

Flash Recycling Time

:
1.7 sec

External Flash Connection Available

:
Yes

External Flash Connection Type

:
Hot Shoe
Image Storage

Storage Media

:
SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, CompactFlash 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

:
950 shots

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