Nikon D300S Specifications

Nikon D300S

Nikon D300s (with 18-200mm lens)

Part Number: 9740 Released: August 31, 2009

General

  • Depth
    2.9 in
  • Sensor Resolution
    12.3 Megapixel
  • Enclosure Material
    magnesium alloy
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CMOS
  • Total Pixels
    13100000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    12300000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    15.8 x 23.6mm
  • Field of View Crop Factor
    1.5
  • Sensor Dust Reduction
    Yes
  • Sensor Features
    Self Cleaning Sensor Unit
  • Image Processor
    EXPEED
  • System
    TTL contrast and phase detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    51
  • Digital Video Format
    AVI, MJPEG
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, NEF (RAW), TIFF
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Nikon Inc.

Environmental Parameters

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

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 200-3200, ISO 6400
  • Exposure Metering
    3D color matrix II, center-weighted, spot
  • Exposure Metering Zones
    1005
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, bulb, i-TTL program flash, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Special Effects
    Monochrome, Neutral, Vivid
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    flash, fluorescent, incandescent, shade
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/8000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    30 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±5 EV range, in 1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    9 steps in 1/3, 1/2, 2/3 or 1 EV steps
  • White Balance Bracketing
    Yes
  • X-sync Speed
    1/250 sec
  • Exposure Range
    EV 0-20 (ISO 100)

Camera Flash

  • Type
    pop-up flash
  • Guide Number (m / ISO 100)
    12
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes
  • Features
    AF illuminator, flash +/- compensation, flash exposure bracketing

Display

  • Display Format
    920,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certification
    Certified for Windows Vista
  • Protection
    dust resistant, waterproof
  • 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

  • Optical Zoom
    11.1 x
  • Lens Series
    G Nikon AF-S DX ED VR II
  • Lens Aperture
    f/3.5-5.6
  • Min Focal Length
    18 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    200 mm
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    27 m
  • Min Focus Distance
    19.7 in
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Zoom Adjustment
    manual
  • Max View Angle
    76 degrees
  • Group Qty
    12
  • Element Qty
    16
  • Filter Size
    72 mm
  • Lens Included
    AF-S DX 18-200mm lens
  • Features
    ED glass, Silent Wave Motor (SWM), VR (Vibration Reduction), aspherical lens, internal focusing system, zoom lock switch

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    CompactFlash, Microdrive, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card
  • Video Capture
    AVI - 1280 x 720 - 24 fps
    AVI - 640 x 480 - 24 fps
    AVI - 320 x 240 - 24 fps

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    fixed eye-level pentaprism
  • Viewfinder Type
    Optical - fixed eye-level pentaprism
  • Viewfinder Frames
    Autofocus frame

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    7 frames per second
  • Self-Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec, 20 sec, 5 sec
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Features
    AE lock, AF lock, cropping an image, date/time stamp, depth-of-field preview button, digital image rotation, highlight point display, histogram display, in-camera movie editing, in-camera red-eye fix, resizing an image, saturation control, Active D-Lighting technology, sharpness control, text input to Exif header, FE lock, LCD live view mode, Scene Recognition System (SRS), audio recording, auto power save, brightness control, camera orientation detection

Connections

  • Connector Type
    1 x composite video/audio output
    1 x USB
    1 x remote control
    1 x HDMI output
    1 x microphone
  • Memory Card Slot
    CompactFlash Card, SD card

Shutter

  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/8000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    30 sec
  • X-sync Speed
    1/250 sec

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    mono

Software

  • Type
    Drivers & Utilities

Battery

  • Technology
    lithium ion
  • Battery Type
    Nikon EN-EL3e
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery (included)

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, USB port

Header

  • Brand
    Nikon
  • Product Line
    Nikon
  • Model
    D300S
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    digital camera
  • Digital Camera Type
    SLR
  • SLR Enhanced Functionality
    Live View mode
  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    7 frames per second
  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 200-3200, ISO 6400
  • ISO (Max)
    6400
  • Digital Video Format
    AVI, MJPEG
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, NEF (RAW), TIFF
  • High-Definition Video Support
    720p
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Image Processor
    EXPEED
  • Special Effects
    Monochrome, Neutral, Vivid
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Self-Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec, 20 sec, 5 sec
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical
  • Lens Mounting Type
    Nikon F
  • Features
    AE lock, AF lock, cropping an image, date/time stamp, depth-of-field preview button, digital image rotation, highlight point display, histogram display, in-camera movie editing, in-camera red-eye fix, resizing an image, saturation control, Active D-Lighting technology, sharpness control, text input to Exif header, FE lock, LCD live view mode, Scene Recognition System (SRS), audio recording, auto power save, brightness control, camera orientation detection

CE System

  • Remote Control
    optional

Optical System

  • Image Stabilizer
    optical

Lens System Mounting

  • Mounting Type
    Nikon F

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering
    3D color matrix II, center-weighted, spot
  • Exposure Metering Zones
    1005
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±5 EV range, in 1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, bulb, i-TTL program flash, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    9 steps in 1/3, 1/2, 2/3 or 1 EV steps

Exposure Range

  • Light Metering Range
    EV 0-20
  • Sensitivity
    ISO 100

White Balance

  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    flash, fluorescent, incandescent, shade
  • White Balance Bracketing
    Yes

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL contrast and phase detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    51

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    5.8 in
  • Height
    4.5 in
  • Weight
    1.85 lbs

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    12.3 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CMOS
  • Optical Sensor Size
    15.8 x 23.6mm
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    15.8 x 23.6 mm
  • Field of View Crop Factor
    1.5
  • Total Pixels
    13100000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    12300000 pixels
  • Sensor Dust Reduction
    Yes
  • Sensor Features
    Self Cleaning Sensor Unit

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in
  • Diagonal Size
    3 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    7.6 cm
  • Display Format
    920,000 pixels
  • Features
    contrast control, display brightness control

Camera Memory

  • Memory Card Slot
    CompactFlash Card, SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    CompactFlash, Microdrive, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card

Camera Specifications

  • Print Standard
    DPOF support, PictBridge support, direct print

Optical Viewfinder

  • Type
    fixed eye-level pentaprism
  • Field Coverage
    100%
  • Magnification
    0.94x
  • Dioptric Correction Range
    -2 to +1
  • Viewfinder Frames
    autofocus frame

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 D300s (with 18-200mm lens)

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