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Nikon  D300s DX-Format DSLR with HD Video - Body Only - Black  

Main specs

Optical Zoom:  x zoom

Resolution:  12.3 effective megapixels

Monitor Size:  3 inch screen

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Nikon-D300s DX-Format DSLR with HD Video - Body Only - Black-Digital Cameras
Specifications Accessories

Image capture

Camera type

DSLR Camera


12.3 effective megapixels

Image sizes

2144 x 1424 pixels, 3216 x 2136 pixels, 4288 x 2848 pixels

File formats

JPEG, TIFF, NEF 12-bit, NEF 14-bit, NEF (lossless compressed RAW), NEF + JPEG

Image sensor type

DX size frame (23.6 x 15.8mm) CMOS with 13.1 million pixels, Dynamic Integrated Dust Reduction System
Ultrasonic process combats the accumulation of dust in front of the image sensor, safeguarding image quality.

Image processor type


Image stabilization technology

Nikon VR stabilization system (requires VR lens)

Expendable recording media type

SD Card, CompactFlash type I, CompactFlash type II, SDHC Card

Video capture

File format

AVI (motion JPEG) @ 24 fps (with sound)

Video size

1280 x 720 pixels (24 fps), 640 x 424 pixels (24 fps), 320 x 216 pixels (24 fps)

Lens and focus

Lens type

Not Available

Lens construction

Not Available

Optical Zoom

Not Available

Digital zoom

1 x

Lens mount

Nikon F


■ The value depends on the lens used;

Maximum aperture

Not Available

Minimum aperture

Not Available

Focal length

■ The value depends on the lens used;

Focusing area mode(s)

manual focus, Single-servo AF (AF-S), Continuous-servo AF, 51 point AF (15 cross type points)

Focusing distance

■ The value depends on the lens used;

Exposure and imaging

Shooting / Drive modes

Mirror Up, movie (24 fps), self-timer, single frame, movie HD (24 fps), continuous low speed (CL) - 1 fps to 7 fps, continuous high speed (CH) - 8 fps

Exposure / Capture modes

aperture priority, manual, Program AE, shutter priority

Scene modes

Not Available

Exposure Metering System

1,005-pixel RGB sensor 3D Color Matrix Metering II
Variable Center-weighted

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 degrees C/68 degrees F)

Exposure compensation

±5 EV (1/3, 2/3 EV steps and 1 EV steps)


Lowest Standard ISO Sensitivity<¸/STRONG>: 200 in steps of 1/3, 1/2, 1 EV

Highest Standard ISO Sensitivity: 3200 in steps of 1/3, 1/2, 1EV
Expanded ISO Sensitivity Options: 
Lo-1 (ISO 100 equivalent) in steps of 1/3, 1/2, 1 EV
Hi-1 (ISO 6400 equivalent) in steps of 1/3, 1/2, 1 EV

Shutter type

electronically controlled vertical-run focal-plane

Shutter speed

1/8000 sec to 30 sec, bulb

White balance mode

Auto (TTL white balance with 1,005-pixel RGB sensor)
Seven manual modes with fine-tuning; Sun Shade Fluorescent Incandescent Flash Preset Fine Tune by Kelvin Color temperature setting

Picture effects / Color modes

monochrome, neutral, standard, vivid color, image overlay

Flash and lighting

Flash Type

built-in auto

Flash Mode

front curtain sync, rear-curtain sync, red-eye reduction, slow sync, slow sync + red eye reduction

Flash effective range

not specified

Maximum flash synchronization speed

1/250 sec, 1/8000 FP High Speed Sync

Physical characteristics


147mm x 114mm x 74mm


840 grams

Available color(s)




AV output compatible with NTSC and PAL formats, HDMI (high definition multimedia interface) output, 10-pin Terminal, optional Nikon wireless transmitter WT-4A

Microphone and Speaker

both built-in

Flash connection

Hot shoe with i-TTL flash control, PC Sync terminals for external flashes

Tripod socket

standard 1/4 inch

Remote control

via 10-pin terminal, optional WT-4a wireless transmitter with Camera Control 2 software

Cable release capability

yes, via 10-pin remote terminal

Viewing features


3.0" / LCD with LIVE VIEW / 920,00 dots


Viewfinder Frame Coverage: Approx. 100%
Viewfinder Diopter Adjustment:(-2.0 to +1.0 m-1)
Viewfinder Eyepoint: 19.5 (-1.0m-1)
Reflex Mirror: Quick-return type
Focusing Screen: Type-B BriteView Clear Matte screen Mark II with superimposed focus brackets and On-Demand grid lines
Interchangeable Focusing Screens:: No
Viewfinder Magnification: Approx. 0.94
Depth-of-field Control: Yes

Menu language(s)

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


Power source

EH-5A AC adapter, EN-EL3e rechargeable lithium-ion battery, MB-D10 battery grip, MH-18a quick charger

Camera management

Additional features

Water Resistant Capabilities

Not Available

Underwater capabilities


Included "in the box"


body cap, eyepiece cap DK-5, LCD monitor cover BM-8, quick charger MH-18a, rechargeable battery EN-EL3e, rubber eyecup DK-23, USB cable UC-E4, video cable EG-D100, strap AN-DC4


Software suite CD-ROM



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