Nikon D5000 Specifications

Nikon D5000 (with 18-55mm lens and 55-200mm lens)

Part Number: 9700 Released: April 29, 2009

General

  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Product Type
    Digital camera - SLR with Live View mode, movie recording
  • Sensor Resolution
    12.3 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CMOS
  • Total Pixels
    12,900,000 pixels pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    12,300,000 pixels 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
  • Optical Zoom
    3 x
  • Image Processor
    EXPEED
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical
  • Auto Focus
    TTL phase detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    11
  • Digital Video Format
    AVI, MJPEG
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, NEF (RAW), RAW + JPEG
  • AV Interfaces
    HDMI, composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Nikon Inc.

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 200-3200, ISO 6400, ISO auto
  • 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
    close-up, night landscape, night portrait, party/indoor, pet, portrait mode, silhouette, sports mode, sunset, landscape, children, close-up, dawn/dusk, food, high key, landscape, low key
  • Special Effects
    Fisheye, Landscape, Monochrome, Neutral, Portrait, Vivid
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    flash, fluorescent, incandescent, shade, sunlight
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/4000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    30 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±5 EV range, in 1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps
  • White Balance Bracketing
    Yes
  • X-sync Speed
    1/250 sec
  • Exposure Range
    EV 0-20 ( ISO 100 )

Lens System

  • Type
    3 x zoom lens - 18 - 55 mm - f/3.5-5.6 G Nikon AF-S DX VR
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    27 - 82.5mm m
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Min Focus Range
    11 in
  • Max View Angle
    76 degrees
  • Zoom Adjustment
    manual
  • Filter Size
    52 mm
  • Lens System Mounting
    Nikon F
  • Features
    Silent Wave Motor (SWM), VR (Vibration Reduction) , aspherical lens
  • Lens Mounting Type
    Nikon F

Lens System (2nd)

  • Type
    3.6 x telephoto zoom lens - 55 - 200 mm - f/4.0-5.6 G IF-ED Nikon AF-S DX VR
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    82.5 - 300mm
  • Min Focus Range
    3.6 ft
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Lens Construction
    11 groups / 15 elements
  • Filter Size
    52 mm
  • Features
    ED glass, Silent Wave Motor (SWM), VR (Vibration Reduction), internal focusing system

Camera Flash

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

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    4 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    2 - 20 sec, 2 sec, 20 sec, 5 sec
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Additional Features
    AE lock, cropping an image, date/time stamp, digital image rotation, direct print, display brightness control, highlight point display, histogram display, in-camera red-eye fix, text input to Exif header, AF lock, Active D-Lighting technology, DPOF support, Exif Print support, PictBridge support, histogram display, in-camera red-eye removal, camera orientation detection

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    Eye-level mirror pentaprism - eye-level mirror pentaprism
  • Field Coverage
    95%
  • Magnification
    0.78x
  • Dioptric Correction Range
    -2 to +1
  • Viewfinder Frames
    autofocus frame

Display

  • Type
    2.7" LCD display
  • Resolution
    230,000 pixels
  • Display Features
    rotating

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    mono

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Software

  • Software
    Drivers & Utilities

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    Apple Mac OS X 10.3.9 or later, MS Windows Vista, MS Windows XP Home Edition, MS Windows XP Professional
  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, USB port

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certifications
    Certified for Windows Vista
  • Included Accessories
    USB cable, lens cap, lens cleaning kit, memory card reader (USB), memory card reader (USB), neck strap, shoe cap, tripod, audio / video cable, USB cable, body cap, eyecup, battery charger, shoe cap, strap, eyepiece cover
  • Certified for Windows Vista
    Certified for Windows Vista software and devices have undergone compatibility tests for ease-of-use, better performance and enhanced security.

Battery

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

Memory / Storage

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card
  • Included Memory Card
    8 GB SDHC
  • Image Storage
    4288 x 2848
    3216 x 2136
    2144 x 1424
  • Video Capture
    AVI - 1280 x 720 - 24 fps
    AVI - 640 x 424 - 24 fps
    AVI - 320 x 216 - 24 fps

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    5 in
  • Depth
    3.1 in
  • Height
    4.1 in
  • Weight
    1.2 lbs

Environmental Parameters

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

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.

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Nikon D5000 (with 18-55mm lens and 55-200mm lens)

Part Number: 9700 Released: Apr 29, 2009
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