Power options for D800?

Started Oct 3, 2012 | Discussions thread
ForumParentFirstPreviousNextNext unread
Flat view
mondotv
New MemberPosts: 8
Like?
Power options for D800?
Oct 3, 2012

Unlike my D300 and the D700 and I think most other Nikon DSLRs the D800 appears to be missing an external DC input. Strange choice for Nikon's first "real" video enabled DSLR where long run times are essential in a production environment. It seems like the external power in has been replaced with a headphone socket and a microphone input. Am I missing something here? I haven't spent much time with the camera yet but searchign the web did not immediately shed any light...

I'm wondering just what the options there are for external power to the D800. The battery grip seems like the only option and I've heard conflicting reports that live view does not work with the grip...

-- hide signature --

John M

Nikon D300 Nikon D700 Nikon D800
If you believe there are incorrect tags, please send us this post using our feedback form.
ForumParentFirstPreviousNextNext unread
Flat view
Post (hide subjects)Posted by
ForumParentFirstPreviousNextNext unread
Keyboard shortcuts:
FForum PPrevious NNext WNext unread UUpvote SSubscribe RReply QQuote BBookmark post MMy threads
Color scheme? Blue / Yellow