Nikon D40 Specs

General

  • Depth
    2.5 in
  • Sensor Resolution
    6.1 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Total Pixels
    6240000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    6100000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    15.6 x 23.7mm
  • Field of View Crop Factor
    1.5
  • System
    TTL phase detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    3
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, NEF (RAW)
  • Interfaces Provided
    USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Available Body Colors
    black, silver
  • Manufacturer
    Nikon Inc.

Carrying Case

  • Type
    none

Display

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

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 200-1600
  • 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
    Black & White, Cyanotype, Sepia, Skylight Filter, Warm Filter
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, flash, fluorescent, incandescent, shade, sunlight
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/4000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    30 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±5 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
  • X-sync Speed
    1/500 sec
  • Exposure Range
    EV 0-20 ( ISO 100 )

Camera Flash

  • Type
    pop-up flash
  • Guide Number (m / ISO 100)
    17
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes
  • Features
    AF illuminator, flash +/- compensation

Lens System

  • Lens Included
    body only

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

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    eye-level penta-dach mirror
  • Viewfinder Type
    Optical - eye-level penta-dach mirror
  • Viewfinder Frames
    Autofocus frame
  • Viewfinder Information
    Shutter speed, exposure compensation, AE lock, AF-in-focus, flash charge completion, aperture, exposure mode, frames-remaining counter

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    MultiMediaCard, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    2.5 frames per second
  • Self-Timer Delay
    2 - 20 sec
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Features
    AE lock, AF lock, auto power save, cropping an image, digital noise reduction, histogram display, in-camera red-eye fix, text input to Exif header

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Shutter

  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/4000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    30 sec
  • X-sync Speed
    1/500 sec

Software

  • Type
    Drivers & Utilities, Nikon PictureProject

Battery

  • Technology
    lithium ion
  • Battery Type
    Nikon EN-EL9
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included )

Header

  • Brand
    Nikon
  • Product Line
    Nikon
  • Model
    D40
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

CE System

  • Remote Control
    optional

Video Input

  • Type
    digital camera
  • Digital Camera Type
    SLR
  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    2.5 frames per second
  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 200-1600
  • ISO (Max)
    1600
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, NEF (RAW)
  • Interfaces Provided
    USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Cyanotype, Sepia, Skylight Filter, Warm Filter
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Self-Timer Delay
    2 - 20 sec
  • Lens Mounting Type
    Nikon F
  • Features
    AE lock, AF lock, auto power save, cropping an image, digital noise reduction, histogram display, in-camera red-eye fix, text input to Exif header

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering
    3D color matrix II, center-weighted, spot
  • Exposure Metering Zones
    420
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±5 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
  • 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

Exposure Range

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

Lens System Mounting

  • Mounting Type
    Nikon F

White Balance

  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, flash, fluorescent, incandescent, shade, sunlight

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL phase detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    3

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    6.1 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Optical Sensor Size
    15.6 x 23.7mm
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    15.6 x 23.7 mm
  • Field of View Crop Factor
    1.5
  • Total Pixels
    6240000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    6100000 pixels

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in
  • Diagonal Size
    2.5 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    6.4 cm
  • Display Format
    230,000 pixels
  • Features
    display brightness control

Camera Memory

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    MultiMediaCard, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card

Camera Specifications

  • Print Standard
    DPOF support, PictBridge support, direct print

Optical Viewfinder

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

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    5 in
  • Depth
    2.5 in
  • Height
    3.7 in
  • Weight
    16.75 oz

General

  • Manufacturer
    Nikon Inc.

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