Nikon D3000 Specifications

Nikon D3000

Nikon D3000 (18mm-55mm VR lens)

Part Number: 25462 Released: August 24, 2009

General

  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Width
    5 in
  • Depth
    2.5 in
  • Height
    3.8 in
  • Weight
    17.11 oz
  • Sensor Resolution
    10.2 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Total Pixels
    10750000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    10200000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    15.8 x 23.6mm
  • Field of View Crop Factor
    1.5
  • Sensor Dust Reduction
    Yes
  • Sensor Features
    Airflow Control System, Self Cleaning Sensor Unit
  • System
    TTL phase detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    11
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, NEF (RAW), RAW + JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Nikon Inc.

Display

  • Display Format
    230,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100-1600, ISO 3200, ISO auto (100-1600)
  • Exposure Metering
    3D color matrix II, center-weighted, spot
  • Exposure Metering Zones
    420
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, bulb, i-TTL program flash, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    children, close-up, landscape, night portrait, portrait mode, sports mode
  • Special Effects
    Landscape, Monochrome, Neutral, Portrait, Vivid
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/4000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    30 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±5 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
  • X-sync Speed
    1/200 sec
  • Exposure Range
    EV 0-20 ( ISO 100 )

Environmental Parameters

  • Min Operating Temperature
    32 °F
  • Max Operating Temperature
    104 °F

Carrying Case

  • Included Accessories
    USB cable, battery charger, body cap, eyecup, eyepiece cover, neck strap, shoe cap

Camera Flash

  • Type
    pop-up flash
  • Guide Number (m / ISO 100)
    12
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes
  • Features
    AF illuminator, flash +/- compensation
  • Flash Modes
    auto mode, fill-in mode, flash OFF mode, rear curtain sync, red-eye reduction, slow synchro

Camera

  • Image Stabilizer
    optical
  • Lens Mounting
    Nikon F

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certification
    Certified for Windows Vista
  • Certified for Windows Vista
    Certified for Windows Vista software and devices have undergone compatibility tests for ease-of-use, better performance and enhanced security.

Lens System

  • Lens Aperture
    f/3.5-5.6
  • Zoom Adjustment
    manual
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    27 m
  • Lens Construction
    8 groups / 11 elements
  • Min Focus Range
    11 in
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Optical Zoom
    3 x
  • Max View Angle
    76 degrees
  • Filter Size
    52 mm
  • Features
    Silent Wave Motor (SWM), VR (Vibration Reduction) , aspherical lens

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card
  • Image Storage
    3872 x 2592
    2896 x 1944
    1936 x 1296

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    eye-level penta-dach mirror
  • Type
    eye-level penta-dach mirror
  • Field Coverage
    95%
  • Viewfinder Type
    Optical - eye-level penta-dach mirror
  • Magnification
    0.8x
  • Dioptric Correction Range
    -1.7 to +0.5

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    3 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec, 20 sec, 5 sec
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Features
    AE lock, AF lock, in-camera red-eye fix, text input to Exif header, Scene Recognition System (SRS), built-in help guide, camera orientation detection, cropping an image, date/time stamp, digital image rotation, highlight point display, histogram display

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Battery

  • Battery Type
    Nikon EN-EL9a
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included )

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, USB port

Main Features

  • Image stabilizer feature
    Optical stabilization helps prevent blurry pictures, especially for handheld cameras at slow shutter speeds or when using high optical zoom.

General

  • Manufacturer
    Nikon Inc.