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Nikon D200 Specifications

Price • US: $ 1,699 [check/order]
• UK: £ 1,299
Body material Magnesium alloy
Sensor • 23.6 x 15.8 mm CCD sensor
• DX format
• RGB Color Filter Array
• Built-in fixed low-pass filter
• 10.92 million total pixels
• 10.2 million effective pixels
• 3:2 aspect ratio
Image sizes • 3872 x 2592 [L]
• 2896 x 1944 [M]
• 1936 x 1296 [S]
File formats • NEF (12-bit RAW)
• NEF + JPEG
• JPEG (EXIF 2.2)
File sizes (approx.) • RAW + JPEG Large/Fine: 20.7 MB
• RAW: 15.8 MB
• JPEG Large/Fine: 4.8 MB
• JPEG Large/Normal: 2.4 MB
• JPEG Large/Basic: 1.2 MB
• JPEG Medium/Fine: 2.7 MB
• JPEG Small/Fine: 1.2 MB
Color space • sRGB (2 modes)
• Adobe RGB
Lens mount • Nikon F mount
• 1.5x field of view crop
Usable lenses • AF Nikkor (including AF-S, DX, VR and D-/G-type) : All functions possible
• D-type Manual-Focus Nikkor: All functions except autofocus and some
exposure modes available
• AF Nikkor other than D-/G-type: All functions except 3D Color Matrix
Metering and 3D Multi-Sensor Balanced Fill-Flash possible
• AI-P Nikkor: All functions except 3D Color Matrix Metering,
3D Multi-Sensor Balanced Fill-Flash and AF possible
• Non-CPU AI Nikkor : Usable in [A] or [M] mode with Matrix-Metering,
Center-Weighted and Spot metering available. Indication of aperture No.,
after user inputs the aperture f/No. and focal length f=mm by multi-selector
operation.
Electronic Rangefinder usable with maximum aperture of f/5.6 or faster
Auto Focus • 11/7 area TTL (7 in wide focus area mode)
• Multi-CAM 1000
• AF working range: -1 to +19 EV (ISO 100, normal temperature)
Lens Servo • Single Servo AF [S]
• Continuous Servo AF [C]
• Manual focus [M]
Focus Tracking automatically activated by subject's status in [S] or [C] AF
AF Area Mode • Single Area AF
• Dynamic AF with Focus Tracking and Lock-on
• Group Dynamic AF
• Closest Subject Priority Dynamic AF
AF assist Yes, white lamp
AF Lock • Locked using the AE-L/AF-L button
• Half-press shutter release button in AF mode [S]
Exposure modes • Program Auto [P] - flexible program possible
• Shutter-Priority Auto [S]
• Aperture-Priority Auto [A]
• Manual [M]
Metering TTL full-aperture exposure metering system;
• D-/G-type Nikkor lenses support 3D Color Matrix Metering II using the 1,005-pixel CCD while other AF Nikkor lenses with built-in CPUs support Matrix Metering (Non-CPU lenses require manual input of lens data)
• Center-Weighted Metering (75% of the meter's sensitivity concentrated on the 8mm dia. circle)
• Spot Metering (3mm dia. circle, approx. 2% of entire frame); metering position can be linked to the focus area when using Nikkor lenses with built-in CPU
Metering modes • 3D Color Matrix Metering II
• Center-Weighted
• Spot (3 mm circle, 2% of frame)
Metering range • 3D Color Matrix Metering: 0 to 20 EV
• Center-Weighted Metering: 0 to 20 EV
• Spot Metering: 2 to 20 EV
At normal temperature (20°C/68°F), ISO 100 equivalent, f/1.4 lens
Meter Coupling CPU and AI
AE Lock Locked using AE-L/AF-L button
AE Bracketing

• 2 to 9 frames
• 1/3, 2/3 or 1 EV steps

Exposure compen. • +/-5.0 EV
• 1/3, 1/2 or 1.0 EV steps
Sensitivity

• ISO 100 - 1600 in 1/3, 1/2 or 1.0 EV steps
• ISO 2000, 2500 or 3200 with boost

Shutter • Electromagnetically controlled vertical-travel focal plane shutter
• 30 to 1/8000 sec (1/3, 1/2 or 1.0 EV steps)
• Flash X-Sync: 1/250 sec
• Bulb
White balance • Auto (1005-pixel CCD, image sensor)
• Presets (six) with fine tuning
• Manual presets (four)
• Color temperature in Kelvin (2500 - 10000 K, 31 steps)
• White balance bracketing (2 to 9 frames, 10,20,30 MIRED steps)
Image parameters • Preset modes: Normal, Softer, Vivid, More Vivid, Portrait, B&W
• Sharpening: Auto, 6 levels
• Tone: Auto, 3 levels, Custom tone curve
• Color mode: I, II, III
• Saturation: Auto, 3 levels
• Hue: -9° to +9°
Viewfinder • Optical-type fixed eye-level pentaprism
• Built-in diopter adjustment (-2 to +1m-1)
• Eyepoint: 19.5 mm (at -1.0m-1)
• Frame coverage 95%
• Viewfinder magnification approx 0.94x with 50 mm f/1.4 lens
Focusing screen B-type BrightView Clear Matte Screen II
Viewfinder info • Focus indicators
• Metering system
• AE/FV lock indicator
• Flash sync indicator
• Shutter speed
• Aperture value
• Exposure/Exposure compensation indicator
• ISO sensitivity
• Exposure mode
• Flash output level compensation
• Exposure compensation
• Number of remaining exposures
LCD monitor • 2.5 " TFT LCD
• 230,000 pixels
• Backlight / brightness adjustment
Flash control

• TTL: TTL flash control by 1,005-pixel RGB sensor.
• Built-in Speedlight: i-TTL balanced fill-flash or standard i-TTL flash (spot metering or mode dial set to [M])
• SB-800 or 600: i-TTL balanced fill-flash for digital SLR and standard i-TTL flash for digital SLR.
• Auto aperture: Available with SB-800 with CPU lens
• Non-TTL Auto: Available with Speedlights such as SB-800, 80DX, 28DX, 28, 27, and 22s
• Range-priority manual; available with SB-800

Flash Sync Mode • Front-Curtain Sync (normal sync)
• Red-Eye Reduction
• Red-Eye Reduction with Slow Sync
• Slow Sync
• Rear-Curtain Sync
Built-in Speedlight • Manual pop-up with button release
• Guide number (ISO 100, m) approx 12 (manual 13)
Flash Ready-Light Lights up when flash fully charged with Speedlight SB-800/ 80DX/ 50DX/ 30/ 28/ 27/22s; blinks for full output warning
Flash Accessory Shoe ISO 518 standard-type hot shoe contact; Safety lock mechanism provided
Flash Sync Terminal ISO 519 standard terminal, lock screw provided
Flash compensation • -3 to +1 EV
• 1/3 or 1/2 EV steps
DOF Preview • Stop-down lens aperture by pressing button
• Activates modelling flash
Shooting modes • Single frame
• Continuous High [CH] - 5 fps
• Continuous Low [CL] - 1 to 4 fps (custom)
• Self-Timer (programmable)
• Mirror-up mode
• Interval timer (Timelapse)
Continuous buffer • JPEG Large/Fine: approx. 37 frames
• RAW (NEF): approx. 22 frames
Self-timer • 2, 5, 10 or 20 sec programmable
Orientation sensor Tags images with camera orientation
Playback mode • Full frame
• Thumbnail (4 or 9 images)
• One-touch zoom
• Slideshow
• RGB histogram
• Shooting data
• Highlight point
• Auto image rotation
Connectivity • USB 2.0 (Hi-Speed) Mini-B connector
• Video out
• Remote control 10-pin
• PC Sync flash terminal
GPS NMEA 0183 Interface standard supported with GPS Cable MC-35 (optional)
Communications FTP and PTP/IP file transfer with optional Wireless Transmitter WT-3 (IEEE 802.11 b/g)
Video out • NTSC
• PAL
Storage • Compact Flash Type I or II
• Microdrive supported
• FAT 12/16 and FAT 32 support
• 36 characters of text can be input and stored in EXIF header
• No CF card supplied
Vertical grip • Optional MB-D200 battery pack / vertical grip
• 2 x EN-EL3e Lithium-Ion batteries
or • 6 x AA batteries
Power • Lithium-Ion EN-EL3e (7.4 V, 1500 mAh)
• Included battery charger MH-18a
• Optional AC adapter EH-6
• Optional MB-D200 battery pack / vertical grip
Battery monitoring The LCD monitor on the camera back displays the following information
about the EN-EL3e battery:
• Remaining charge (%)
• No. of shots taken since last charge
• Battery life (5 stages)
Dimensions 147 x 113 x 74 mm (5.8 x 4.4 x 2.9 in)
Weight (no batt) 830 g (1.8 lb)
Weight (inc. batt) 920 g (2.0 lb)
Box contents Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL3e, Quick Charger MH-18a, Video Cable, USB Cable UC-E4, Strap, Body cap, Eyepiece Cap DK-5, Rubber Eyecup DK-21M, LCD monitor cover BM-6, PictureProject CD-ROM
Optional accessories Wireless Transmitter WT-3, AC Adapter EH-6, Speedlight SB-800/SB-600/SB-R200, Nikon Capture 4 (Ver. 4.4), CompactFlash card, Nikkor lenses, Multifunction Battery Pack MB-D200, GPS Cable MC-35, Remote Cord MC-36 (replacement of MC-20), Semi-soft Case CF-D200
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RWLee

Likewise, great pics to 8.5x11. Vacation shots and family pics would be hard to beat.
Not a Pro,
Richard
D200
AF-S 18-200mm
DX 300mm
Tokina SD 12-24 F4 (IF) DX

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CagomoC

Two of awesome creative machines that I still use. I'll never give them up. I haven't reached 20,000 shutter counts yet! had these babies since 2006.

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