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  • Warranty: 90 day Vistek warranty.
  • Accessories: original box, paper work, charger, cables, two batteries.
Product Highlights
A Nikon-original 12.1-megapixel FX-format (23.9 x 36mm) CMOS sensor with Nikon's exclusive digital image processing system delivers breathtakingly rich image quality, while also reducing noise to unprecedented levels with even higher ISOs.
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Overview

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A Nikon-original 12.1-megapixel FX-format (23.9 x 36mm) CMOS sensor with Nikon's exclusive digital image processing system delivers breathtakingly rich image quality, while also reducing noise to unprecedented levels with even higher ISOs.

Continuous shooting at up to 9 frames-per-second at full FX resolution and up to 11fps inthe DX Crop mode, offers uncompromised shooting speeds for fast-action and sportsphotography.

Extreme Low-noise ISO range with Advanced Noise Reduction enables photographers to confidently select from 200-6400 ISO with an expanded range that includes Lo-1 (100 ISO) Hi-1 (12,800 ISO) and Hi-2 (25,600 ISO).

The 3.0-inch super density 920,000-dot VGA color monitor with 170-degree wide-angle viewing and tempered-glass protection makes it possible for even more critical image review.

Fast, accurate 51-point autofocus with 3D Focus Tracking and three Dynamic AF modes deliver exacting autofocus precision at blazing speeds.

Two LiveView shooting modes. Hand-held or Tripod is perfect when shooting in a studio, remote situations or from challenging angles.

Nikon's exclusive Scene Recognition System (SRS), with an improved 1,005-Pixel 3DColor Matrix Metering II, provides even more intelligent auto exposure capabilities, along with smarter auto white balance detection and faster, more accurate AF performance.

Nikon's Self-diagnostic shutter system, tested to 300,000 cycles, is a clear indication of advanced engineering and durable construction.

New Picture Control settings give photographers dramatically advanced color control with 4 preset options: Standard, Neutral, Vivid and Monochrome, as well as 9 customizable settings.

Lens Options

1) Type G or D AF Nikkor: All functions supported
2) DX AF Nikkor: All functions supported except FX-format (36x24)/5:4 (30x24) image size
3) AF Nikkor other than type G or D*2: All functions supported except 3D Color Matrix Metering II
4) AI-P Nikkor: All functions supported except autofocus and 3D Color Matrix Metering II
5) Non-CPU AI Nikkor: Can be used in exposure modes A and M; electronic rangefinder can be used if maximum aperture is f/5.6 or faster; Color Matrix Metering and aperture value display supported if user provides lens data

*1. IX Nikkor lenses cannot be used
*2. Excluding lenses for F3AF.

What's Included

  • Nikon D3 Body
  • EN-EL4a Rechargeable Li-ion Battery
  • MH-22 Quick Charger
  • UC-E4 USB Cable
  • EG-D2 Audio VideoCable
  • AN-D3 Camera Strap
  • BF-1A Body Cap
  • BS-2 Accessory Shoe Cap
  • DK-17 Eyepiece
  • BL-4Battery Chamber Cover
  • USB Cable Clip
  • Software Suite CD-ROM

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Product Specifications

Type of Camera: Single-lens reflex digital camera

Effective Pixels: 12.1 million

Image Size (pixels): FX format (36 x 24): 4,256 x 2,832 (L), 3,184 x 2,120 (M), 2,128 x 1,416 (S)
5:4 (30 x 24): 3,552 x 2,832 (L), 2,656 x 2,120 (M), 1,776 x 1,416 (S)
DX format (24 x 16): 2,784 x 1,848 (L), 2,080 x 1,384 (M), 1,392 x 920 (S)

Image Sensor: CMOS sensor, 23.9 x 36.0 mm; total pixels: 12.87 million; Nikon FX format

Sensitivity: ISO 200 to 6,400 in steps of 1/3, 1/2, or 1 EV; sensitivity decreases approx. 0.3, 0.5, 0.7, or 1 (ISO 100 equivalent) EV below ISO 200, and increases approx. 0.3, 0.5, 0.7, 1 (ISO 12,800 equivalent), or 2 (ISO 25,600 equivalent) EV over ISO 6,400

File System: Compliant with DCF 2.0, DPOF and Exif 2.21

Storage System: Compressed 12/14-bit NEF (RAW, Lossless compressed): approx. 60-80% Compressed 12/14-bit NEF (RAW, Compressed): approx. 45-60% JPEG: JPEG-baseline-compliant; can be selected from Size priority and Optimal quality

Storage Media: CompactFlash(TM) (Type I/II, compliant with UDMA); Microdrives

Release Modes:
1) Single-frame [S] mode
2) Continuous low-speed [CL] mode: 1-9 frames per second*
3) Continuous high-speed [CH] mode: 9 fps (9-11 fps with DX format)*
4) LiveView [LV] mode
5) Self-timer mode
6) Mirror-up [Mup] mode
*With Continuous-servo AF, S or M exposure mode, shutter speed 1/250 s or faster; other settings are set at Default

White Balance: Auto (TTL white balance with main image sensor and 1,005-pixel RGB sensor);Seven manual modes can be preset with fine-tuning; color temperature setting;white balance bracketing: 2 to 9 exposures in increments of 1, 2 or 3

LiveView: Handheld mode: TLL phase-difference AF with 51 focus areas (15 cross-type sensors)Tripod mode: focal-plane contrast AF on a desired point within a specific area

LCD Monitor : 3 in., approx. 920,000-dot (VGA), 170-degree wide-viewing-angle, 100% frame coverage, low temperature polysilicon TFT LCD with brightness adjustment

Playback Function :
1) Full frame,
2) Thumbnail (4 or 9 segments)
3) Zoom
4) Slideshow
5) Histogram indication
6) Shooting data
7) Highlight point display
8) Auto image rotation

Video Output : NTSC or PAL; simultaneous playback from both the video output and on the LCD monitor available

HDMI Output: Supports HDMI version 1.3a; Type A connector is provided as HDMI output terminal; simultaneousplayback from both the HDMI output terminal and on the LCD monitor not available

Interface: Hi-speed USB

Lens Mount: Nikon F mount with AF coupling and AF contacts

Compatible Lenses*1:
1) Type G or D AF Nikkor: All functions supported
2) DX AF Nikkor: All functions supported except FX-format (36x24)/5:4 (30x24) image size
3) AF Nikkor other than type G or D*2: All functions supported except 3D Color Matrix Metering II
4) AI-P Nikkor: All functions supported except autofocus and 3D Color Matrix Metering II
5) Non-CPU AI Nikkor: Can be used in exposure modes A and M; electronic rangefinder can be used if maximum aperture is f/5.6 or faster; Color Matrix Metering and aperture value display supported if user provides lens data

*1. IX Nikkor lenses cannot be used
*2. Excluding lenses for F3AF.

Picture Angle : Equivalent to angle produced by lens focal length (1.5 times when DX format is selected)

Viewfinder: SLR-type with fixed eye-level pentaprism; built-in diopter adjustment (-3 to +1 m-1)

Eyepoint: 18 mm (-1.0 m-1)

Focusing Screen: Type B BriteView Clear Matte VI screen

Viewfinder Frame Coverage: Approx. 100% (vertical/horizontal)

Viewfinder Magnification: Approx. 0.7x (50mm f/1.4 lens at infinity; -1.0 m-1)Reflex Mirror Quick-return type

Lens Aperture: Instant-return type, with depth-of-field preview button

Autofocus: Autofocus TTL phase detection, 51 focus points (15 cross-type sensors) by Nikon Multi-CAM 3500FX autofocus module; Detection: -1 to +19 EV (ISO 100 at 20 degree C/68degree F); AF fine adjustment possible. Focal-plane contrast [in Liveview (Tripod) mode]

Lens Servo:
1) Autofocus: Single-servo AF (S); continuous-servo AF (C); focus tracking automatically activated according to subject status,
2) Manual focus (M) with electronic rangefinder

Focus Point: Single AF point can be selected from 51 or 11 focus points

AF-Area Mode:
1) Single-point AF
2) Dynamic AF [number of AF areas: 9, 21, 51, 51 (3D-tracking)]
3) Automatic–area AF

Focus Lock: Focus can be locked by pressing AE-L/AF-L button or by pressing shutter-release button halfway (single-point AF in AF-S)

Exposure Metering System : TTL full-aperture exposure metering using 1,005-pixel RGB sensor
1) 3D Color Matrix Metering II (type G and D lenses); Color Matrix Metering II (other CPU lenses); Color Matrix Metering (non-CPU lenses if user provides lens data)
2) Center-weighted: Weight of 75% given to 8-, 15- or 20-mm circle in center of frame, or weighting based on average of entire frame
3) Spot: Meters 4-mm circle (about 1.5% of frame) centered on selected focus area (on center focus area when non-CPU lens is used)

Metering Range: 1) 0 to 20 EV (Matrix or center-weighted metering), 2) 2 to 20 EV (Spot metering)(ISO 100 equivalent, f/1.4 lens, at 20 degree C/68 degree F)

Exposure Meter Coupling : Combined CPU and AI

Exposure Modes: 1) Programmed Auto (P) with flexible program, 2) Shutter-Priority Auto (S), 3) Aperture-Priority Auto (A), 4) Manual (M)

Exposure Compensation: plus or minus 5 EV in increments of 1/3, 1/2 or 1 EV

Exposure Lock: Exposure locked at detected value with AE-L/AF-L button

Exposure Bracketing: Exposure and/or flash bracketing (2 to 9 exposures in increments of 1/3, 1/2, 2/3 or 1 EV)

Picture Control System : Four setting options: Standard, Neutral, Vivid, Monochrome; each option can be adjusted

Shutter: Electronically controlled vertical-travel focal-plane shutter; 1/8,000 to 30 s in steps of 1/3, ½ or 1 EV; Bulb

Sync Contact: X=1/250 s; flash synchronization at up to 1/250 s

Flash Control:
1) TTL flash control with 1,005-pixel RGB sensor; i-TTL balanced fill-flash and standard i-TTL fill-flash available with SB-800, 600 or 400
2) Auto aperture (AA): Available with SB-800 and CPU lens
3) Non-TTL auto (A): Available with SB-800, 28, 27 or 22s
4) Range-priority manual (GN): Available with SB-800

Flash Sync Modes: 1) Front-curtain sync (normal), 2) Slow sync, 3) Rear-curtain sync, 4) Red-eye reduction, 5) Redeye reduction with slow sync

Sync Terminal: ISO 519 standard terminal

Accessory Shoe: Standard ISO 518 hot-shoe contact with safety lock

Creative Lighting System: With Speedlights such as SB-800, SB-600, SB-R200, supports Advanced Wireless Lighting,Auto FP High-Speed Sync, Flash Color Information Communication, modeling flash and FV lock

Self-timer: Electronically controlled timer with duration of 2, 3, 10 or 20 sec.

10-pin Terminal: 1) GPS: NMEA 0183 (Ver. 2.01 and 3.01) interface standard supported with 9-pin D-sub cableand GPS Cable MC-35 (optional)
2) Remote control: via 10-pin terminal

Depth-of-field: When CPU lens is attached, lens aperture can be stopped down to value selected by user (A and M modes) or value selected by camera (P and S modes)

Supported Languages : Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Japanese,Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish

Power Source: One EN-EL4a/EL4 Rechargeable Li-ion Battery, MH-22 Quick Charger, EH-6 AC Adapter (optional)

Tripod Socket: 1/4 in. (ISO 1222)

Dimensions (W x H x D): 6.3 x 6.2 x 3.4 in. Approx. (159.5 x 157 x 87.5 mm)

Weight: Approx. 2.7 lb. (1,240 g) without battery, memory card, body cap or accessory shoe cover

Supplied Accessories: EN-EL4a Rechargeable Li-ion Battery, MH-22 Quick Charger, UC-E4 USB Cable, EG-D2 Audio VideoCable, AN-D3 Camera Strap, BF-1A Body Cap, BS-2 Accessory Shoe Cap, DK-17 Eyepiece, BL-4Battery Chamber Cover, USB Cable Clip, Software Suite CD-ROM


Optional Accessories: WT-4a Wireless Transmitter, DK-17M Magnifying Eyepiece, EH-6 AC Adapter, Capture NX Software, Camera Control Pro 2 Software, Image Authentication Software

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