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Nikon D5000 (Body Only)

Nikon D5000 (Body Only)

12.3MP Digital SLR Camera
Editors' Ratings:
"Highly Recommended" at DPReview.com
"Dave's Pick" at Imaging-Resource.com
"Rated Very Good" by CNET.com
General

Brand Name

:
Nikon

Model Name

:
D5000 (Body Only)

Date Available

:
April 15, 2009
Physical

Camera Format

:
SLR

Size (W x H x D)

:
5.0 x 4.1 x 3.1 in.

Weight (without batteries)

:
19.8 oz

Weight (with batteries)

:
21.6 oz

Easy to Use

:
No

Colors

:
Black

Body Material

:
Plastic

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, Airflow Control

Shutter Lag Time (pre-focused)

:
0.09 sec

Shutter Lag Time (including auto-focus time)

:
0.3 sec

Power to First Shot Time

:
0.4 sec

Max Shooting Speed (continuous)

:
4.0 frames/sec

Max Shooting Speed (burst)

:
4.0 frames/sec
Video Capture

Video Available

:
Yes

HD Video Available

:
Yes

Video Sound Available

:
Yes

Video Stereo Sound Available

:
No

Video Zoom Available (while recording)

:
No

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

:
Yes

Image Stabilization Type

:
Optical (lens shift)

Manual Focus Available

:
Yes

Auto Focus Assist Light Available

:
Yes

Interchangeable Lenses Available

:
Yes

Compatible Lenses

:
Nikon F
Aperture and Shutter

Max Shutter Speed

:
1/4000 sec

Smile Detection Available

:
No
Exposure Controls

Min ISO Setting

:
200

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

:
2.7 in.

LCD Screen Resolution

:
230000 pixels

Display Mounting

:
Rotating
Flash

Flash Recycling Time

:
4.7 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

:
510 shots

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