Nikon D5000 Specifications

Nikon D5000

Nikon D5000 (with 18-55mm lens)

Part Number: D5000KIT Released: April 29, 2009

General

  • Depth
    3.1 in
  • Sensor Resolution
    12.3 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CMOS
  • Total Pixels
    12900000 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
  • Image Processor
    EXPEED
  • System
    TTL phase detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    11
  • Digital Video Format
    AVI, MJPEG
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, NEF (RAW)
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI
  • Manufacturer
    Nikon Inc.

Display

  • Display Format
    230,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    rotating

Camera Flash

  • Type
    pop-up flash
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 200-3200
  • Exposure Metering
    3D color matrix II, center-weighted, spot
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, bulb, i-TTL program flash, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    close-up, landscape, portrait mode, sports mode
  • 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 )

Environmental Parameters

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

Lens System

  • Lens Construction
    8 groups / 11 elements
  • Optical Zoom
    3 x
  • Lens Series
    G Nikon AF-S DX VR
  • Lens Aperture
    f/3.5-5.6
  • Min Focal Length
    18 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    55 mm
  • Min Focus Distance
    11 in
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Zoom Adjustment
    manual
  • Max View Angle
    76 degrees
  • Group Qty
    8
  • Element Qty
    11
  • Filter Size
    52 mm
  • Lens Included
    AF-S DX 18-55mm lens
  • Features
    Silent Wave Motor (SWM), VR (Vibration Reduction), aspherical lens

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.

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card
  • Video Capture
    AVI - 1280 x 720 - 24 fps
    AVI - 640 x 424 - 24 fps
    AVI - 320 x 216 - 24 fps

Viewfinder

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

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    4 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    2 - 20 sec
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Features
    AE lock, AF lock, LCD live view mode, histogram display, in-camera red-eye removal

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Shutter

  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/4000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    30 sec
  • X-sync Speed
    1/250 sec

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    mono

Battery

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

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

Header

  • Brand
    Nikon
  • Product Line
    Nikon
  • Model
    D5000
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    digital camera
  • Digital Camera Type
    SLR
  • SLR Enhanced Functionality
    Live View mode, movie recording
  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    4 frames per second
  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 200-3200
  • ISO (Max)
    3200
  • Digital Video Format
    AVI, MJPEG
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, NEF (RAW)
  • High Definition Video Support
    720p
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI
  • Image Processor
    EXPEED
  • Special Effects
    Fisheye, Landscape, Monochrome, Neutral, Portrait, Vivid
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Self Timer Delay
    2 - 20 sec
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical
  • Lens Mounting Type
    Nikon F
  • Features
    AE lock, AF lock, LCD live view mode, histogram display, in-camera red-eye removal

Optical System

  • Image Stabilizer
    optical

Lens System Mounting

  • Mounting Type
    Nikon F

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering
    3D color matrix II, center-weighted, spot
  • 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
  • Shooting Programs
    close-up, landscape, portrait mode, sports mode

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, sunlight
  • White Balance Bracketing
    Yes

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL phase detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    11

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    5 in
  • Height
    4.1 in
  • Weight
    1.23 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
    12900000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    12300000 pixels
  • Sensor Dust Reduction
    Yes

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    rotating
  • Diagonal Size
    2.7 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    6.9 cm
  • Display Format
    230,000 pixels

Camera Memory

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

Camera Specifications

  • Print Standard
    DPOF support, Exif Print support, PictBridge support

Optical Viewfinder

  • Type
    eye-level mirror pentaprism
  • Field Coverage
    95%
  • Magnification
    0.78x
  • 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 D5000 (with 18-55mm lens)

Part Number: D5000KIT Released: Apr 29, 2009
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