We have just received an updated specifications document for the D100 D-SLR from Nikon Europe. This new document adds and updates several important specifications. HOWEVER, this document does note that these specifications are as "expected to be..." Some of the more notable additions are continuous shooting (3 fps, max 6 JPEG's), the camera will output EXIF 2.2 (EXifPrint) compatible image files. UPDATE: Confirimed, Nikon Capture 3 will not be included with the camera (optional extra).
Nikon D100 specifications (expected to be...)
Updated specifications are highlighted in green
|Sensor||CCD, 23.7 x 15.6 mm|
|Sensor total pixels||3110 x 2030 (6.31 megapixel)|
|Sensor effective pixels||3026 x 2018 (6.11 megapixel)|
|Final image size||3008 x 2000 (RAW images are recorded as 3034 x 2024)|
|Sensor CFA||Primary (GRGB)|
|Pixel pitch||7.8 µm x 7.8 µm|
|Analog to digital converter||12-bit|
|Optical filter||IR cut & Optical LPF (uses LiNB)|
|Sensitivity|| Auto (200 - 800) -
enabled via custom func.
ISO 200 - 1600 (ISO 1600 available through CSM)
|Image sizes|| 3008 x 2000 (L)
2240 x 1488 (M)
1504 x 1000 (S)
|Image formats|| JPEG (EXIF 2.2)
Uncompressed RAW (12-bit per pixel)
JPEG/TIFF - 3008 x 2000
RAW - 3034 x 2024
|Color mode|| I (sRGB)
II (Adobe RGB)
III (sRGB - more green for colourful landscapes)
|Lens mount||Nikon F mount (with AF coupling & AF contacts)|
|Lens compatibility|| D-type/G-type AF Nikkor:
All functions possible
D-type Manual-Focus Nikkor: All functions except autofocus possible
AF Nikkor other than D-type/G-type: All functions possible except 3D Matrix Metering
AI-P Nikkor: All functions except 3D Matrix Metering and
Non-CPU: Usable in [M] mode (camera's built-in exposure meter does not work)
Electronic Rangefinder usable with lens with maximum aperture of f/5.6 or faster; IX-Nikkors cannot be used.
|Field of view crop||1.5x (also known as focal length multiplier)|
|Autofocus||TTL phase detection, Nikon Multi-CAM900 autofocus module; Detection range: EV -1 to EV 19 (ISO 100 equivalent, at normal temperature: 20°C/68°F)|
|AF Area mode|| Single Area AF
Dynamic AF (Closest Subject Priority is available)
|Focus area||One of five areas can be selected|
|Lens servo|| Single Servo AF (S)
Continuous Servo AF (C)
Manual focus (M)
|Focus lock||Focus is locked by pressing AE-L/AF-L button or lightly pressing shutter release button in (S) AF|
|Metering|| 3D Matrix Metering
with 10-segment SPD
|Metering range|| Matrix: 0 - 21 EV
Center-Weighted Average: 0 - 21 EV
Spot: 3 - 21 EV
(Normal temperature with F1.4 lens)
|Exposure mode|| [P] Auto-Multi Program
(Flexible Program possible)
[S] Shutter-Priority Auto
[A] Aperture-Priority Auto
[M] Manual; shutter speed/aperture adjustable in 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps
ISO Automatic Control Mode (Custom setting) is available in any exposure mode (P, S, A, M)
|Exposure compensation||+/-5 EV in 0.3 or 0.5 EV steps|
|AE Lock||Detected exposure value locked by pressing AE-L/AF-L button|
|AE Bracketing|| Number of shots: two
Compensation steps: 1/3, 1/2, 2/3 or 1 step
Electronic controlled vertical slide FP shutter
Speed: approx. 6.3 m/s (equiv. to 24 mm)
Curtain direction: bottom to top
Number of blades: 4 blades each (front & rear)
Blade material :aluminium
Blade color: Front: Grey (50% +/-5%), Rear: Black
|Shutter speed||Bulb, 30 sec - 1/4000 sec (1/3 EV steps)|
|Depth-of-field preview||Button, stops-down lens aperture|
|X-Sync shutter speed||Up to 1/180 sec|
|Shooting modes|| Single frame (S)
Continuous shooting (C)
3 frames per second
JPEG/TIFF -max 6 frames
RAW - max 4 frames
|Self-timer|| 2 sec
10 sec (default)
|White balance|| Auto
* Can be fine tuned +/-3 levels
|White balance auto bracketing||Yes|
|Sync contact||X-contact only|
|Flash control|| D-TTL (Automatic Balanced
Fill-Flash controlled by five-segment TTL Multi Sensor ) with built-in
Speedlight and external Speedllight such as SB-80DX/28DX/50DX: three
Non-TTL Auto Flash with an external Speedlight
|Flash sync mode|| Front-Curtain Sync
Red-Eye Reduction with Slow Sync
|Built-in Speedlight|| Manual pop-up type,
GN: 11/36 (ISO 100, m/ft.)
Sensitivity range: ISO 200 - 1600 equivalent
Sync flash system with external Speedlight: Not available
Ready light indicator inside viewfinder
|Viewfinder||Optical-type fixed-eye level pentaprism; built-in diopter adjustment (-2 to +1 m-1)|
|Viewfinder eyepoint||24 mm (at -1.0 m-1)|
|Viewfinder frame coverage||Approx 95%|
|Viewfinder magnification||Approx. 0.8x with 50mm lens set to infinity and -1.0 m-1|
|Viewfinder information||Focus indicator, Metering mode, AE Lock, Shutter speed, Aperture value, Exposure indicator, Exposure compensation, Flash output level compensation, frame count etc.|
|Focusing screen||B-type Bright View Clear Matte screen II|
|Focusing screen information|| Focus frame
Center-weighted metering area
|Image sharpening|| Auto
|Tone compensation|| Auto
|Hue adjustment|| -3 to +3 in 1 increments|
|Settings memory banks||Two: A & B|
|Storage||CompactFlash Type I/II|
|LCD monitor||1.8" 118,000 pixel TFT (100% frame coverage)|
ExifPrint (EXIF 2.2)
|Playback functions|| Single image
4 or 9 thumbnails
Highlight point display
|Custom functions|| 28 functions|
|Video output||NTSC or PAL selectable|
|Voice memo||Only with optional multi-function battery pack|
|Remote control||Only with optional multi-function battery pack|
|Power|| Lithium-Ion battery
pack EN-EL3 (7.4V, 1400 mAh)
AC Adapter EH-5
Multi-function battery pack MB-D100
|Dimensions||144 x 116 x 80.5 mm (5.7 x 4.6 x 3.2 in)|
|Weight (no battery)||700 g (1.5 lb) - approx.|
|Included Software||Nikon View 5|
|Optional accessories||Multi Function Battery Pack MB-D100, Li-ion Battery Pack EN-EL3, Charger, MH-18/19, AC Adapter EH-5, CompactFlash Cards, Speedlight SB-80DX/SB-28DX/SB-50DX, Semi-Soft Case CF-D100, Nikon Capture 3|
|MB-D100 Battery pack functions|| Additional function: Sound record/play,
Operating buttons: Shutter Release button, Lock-lever, Main command dial, Sub command dial, AE/AF-L button & Focus area selection button, Sound record/playback button, Battery chamber cover, Attachment wheel
Display: Sound record/playback display LED
** We are awaiting absolute confirmation from Nikon on the inclusion of Nikon Capture 3
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