Nikon Professional Digital SLR D1 (page one)
2.74 Megapixels, (2012 x 1324) 23.7 x 15.6mm RGB CCD, Ultra-thin lithium niobate (LiNB) low-pass filter (also cuts infrared rays) just in front of the CCD. Four-step sensitivty control (ISO equivalency: 200,400,800 and 1,600). Suppory for three uncompressed modes: 12-bit RAW, 8-bit YCbCr-TIFF and 8-bit RGB-TIFF. Items highligted in green are of special interest, however the TOTAL specifications of this camera are just stunning...
|Type||Lens-interchangeable SLR-type digital camera|
|Body||Lightweight magnesium, high resistance to penetration by water drops|
|Dimensions||Approx. 157 x 153 x 85mm (6.1 x 6.1 x 3.4 in.)|
|Weight (no batteries)||Approx. 1.1kg (2.5 lbs.)|
|Suggested retail price||US$5,580 (no lens)|
|Expected availability||September 1999|
Digital image capture
|CCD||2.74 million total pixels; 2.66-million effective pixels (2012 x 1324 array) [23.7 x 15.6mm RGB CCD] (BIG, BIG CCD!!)|
|Low-Pass filter||Ultra-thin lithium niobate (LiNB) Low-Pass Filter (also cuts infrared rays) incorporated just in front of CCD|
|Sensitivity||ISO equivalency 200, 400, 800 and 1,600|
12-bit Raw*, 8-bit YCbCr-TIFF*, 8-bit RGB-TIFF.
* Optional software is needed to reproduce Raw or YCbCr-TIFF images; "Nikon Capture" for Raw images, "Nikon View DX" for YCbCr-TIFF images
|JPEG image modes||Three: JPEG Baseline (approx. 1/4, 1/8, 1/16 compressed),|
|Storage||CompactFlash type I or II|
|3D Digital Matrix Image Control||3D Colour Matrix Metering, TTL White Balance and Tone Compensation, with 1,005-pixel CCD for superior overall picture quality|
|Lens compatibility||Compatible with virtually any F-mount Nikkor lens, picture angle with D1 is equivalent to 1.5x focal length in 35mm format. (Focal length multiplier = 1.5, therefore a Nikkor 28mm lens on this camera has a focal length equivalent to 42mm).|
1) D-type AF Nikkor: All functions possible
Centre-Weighted or Spot Metering; Electronic Rangefinder usable with lens with maximum aperture of f/5.6 or faster
Note: When Non-CPU lenses are used, [A] mode is selected automatically for [P] or [S] mode, also Centre-Weighted Metering is selected for 3D Colour Matrix Metering.
|Auto focus||High-speed AF system including Dynamic AF operation (same performance as F5 and F100) TTL phase detection, Nikon Multi-CAM1300 autofocus module; Detection range: EV -1 to EV 19 (ISO 100 equivalent, at normal temperature)|
|Focus area||One of five focus areas can be selected|
|Focus lock||Focus is locked by pressing AE-L/AF-L button or lightly pressing shutter release button in (S) AF|
|AF Area Mode||1)
Single Area AF
2) Dynamic AF (Dynamic AF Mode with Closest Subject Priority is available)
|Shutter||Single-blade mechanical shutter provided for smear prevention|
|Shutter speed||30 secs to 1/16,000 sec (UNREAL!) plus Bulb|
Single Servo AF (S)
2) Continuous Servo AF (C)
3) Manual focus (M)
Focus Tracking automatically activated by subject's status in (S) or (C) AF
|Lens aperture||Instant-return type, with depth-of-field preview button|
|Flash synch||Up to 1/500 sec|
|Sync contact||X-contact only|
|Flash sensor||3D Multi-Sensor Balanced Fill-Flash for D1 controlled by five-segment TTL Multi Sensor with new Speedlight SB-28DX|
Automatic Balanced Fill-Flash controlled by five-segment
TTL Multi Sensor: o 3D Multi-Sensor Balanced Fill-Flash
for D1 when used with SB-28DX and D-type Nikkor lens o
Multi-Sensor Balanced Fill-Flash when used with SB-28DX
and AF Nikkor other than D-type, AI-P Nikkor lens
2) AA (Auto Aperture)-type Flash available when used with SB-28DX and lens with built-in CPU
3) Non-TTL Auto Flash with a Speedlight such as SB-28DX, 28, 27, 22s, etc.
|Flash synch modes||1)
Front-Curtain Sync (normal sync)
2) Red-Eye Reduction
3) Red-Eye Reduction with Slow Sync
4) Slow Sync
5) Rear-Curtain Sync
Exposure / capture
|Communication Interface||IEEE 1394 (FireWire)|
Programmed Auto [P] (flexible programming possible)
2) Shutter-Priority Auto [S]
3) Aperture-Priority Auto [A]
4) Manual [M]
3D Colour Matrix Metering with 1,005-pixel CCD EV 0-20
2) Centre-Weighted Metering (75% of the meter's sensitivity concentrated on the 8mm dia. circle) EV 0-20
3) Spot (4mm dia. circle, approx. 2% of entire frame) EV 2-20
|White balance modes||1)
Auto with 1,005 pixel CCD
2) Manual (6 settings with 7-step fine tuning)
|Exposure metering coupling||CPU and AI combined|
|Capture mode||Single, Continous full frame (1.5fps), Continuous 1/16 size|
mode TTL metering:
256-segment Matrix, Center-weighted, Spot
|Exposure compensation||+/- 5 EV range, in 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps|
|Self-Timer||Custom 2 - 20 seconds|
|Bracketing||Auto Exposure Bracketing available for two or three shots in 1/3, 1/2, 2/3, or 1 step|
|Burst shooting||4.5 fps shooting speed for up to 21 consecutive shots|
|Speed||Quick startup and 0.058 sec. shutter time lag|
LCD / Viewfinder / Controls
2) Thumbnail (9 segments)
3) Slide show
4) Histogram indication
|LCD||2" 120,000-dot low-temperature polysilicon TFT LCD with histogram indication. Backlight and brightness adjustable.|
|Top-Panel LCD||Exposure value (shutter speed/aperture), exposure mode, exposure compensation, exposure compensation value, aperture/shutter speed lock, flash sync mode, focus area, exposure bracketing information, electronic analogue display, battery power, CF Card confirmation, number of shots taken, number of shots remaining, frame number at playback battery power for built-in clock, date/time|
|Rear-Panel LCD||Number of shots remaining, sensitivity, white balance mode, image quality mode, monochrome mode, CF Card status, LCD monitor status, Custom function|
|Viewfinder||TTL Optical (pentaprism) viewfinder with frame coverage of approx. 96%, Dioptre adjustment (-3 to +1 DP), High eyepoint (higher than 22mm), Eyepiece shutter provided|
|Focus screen||B-type BriteView clear Matte Screen III; Interchangeable focusing screen (compatible with focusing screen for F100)|
|Viewfinder Magnification||Approx. 0.8x with 50mm lens set to infinity and -1.0 DP|
|Viewfinder Information||Focus indications, shutter speed, aperture, exposure mode, metering system, shutter speed lock, aperture lock, AE lock, electronic analogue display, frame counter, ready-light, five sets of focus brackets (area)|
Custom settings: Specify the two setting combinations
of A and B
#1 Without image playback at shooting: Can be set to annul image playback or capture preview mode
#2 EV steps for exposure control
#3 Bracketing order
#4 Autofocus activation
#5 Anti-Vibration mode: Set to prevent effects of camera shake
#6 Focus area selection
#7 AE lock
#8 Mirror-Up: Set to clean the CCD
#9 Dynamic AF mode in (S) AF
#10 Dynamic AF mode in (C) AF
#11 Auto Exposure/Flash Exposure Bracketing
#12 Command Dial functions
#13 Exposure compensation settings
#14 Centre-Weighted Metering area: Change 8mm dia. circle to 6, 10, 13mm or average metering
#15 Time delay for auto meter-switch-off
#16 Self-timer duration
#17 LCD illumination
#18 Auto power off of LCD Monitor: 20 sec., 1, 5 or 10 min.
#19 Aperture setting during zooming
#20 Shutter release indication via self-timer LED
#21 AE-L/AF-L button
#22 Aperture selection: Change via Sub-Command Dial to lens' aperture ring
#23 Edge enhancer: 1) Auto, 2) Low, 3) Default, 4) High
#24 Tone compensation: 1) Normal, 2) Contrast -, 3) Contrast +, 4) Custom (via personal computer)
#25 Shooting speed in (C) mode: 4.5, 3, 2, 1 or 0.5 fps
#26 Maximum number of consecutive shots in (C) mode: Choose from 1 to 21 shots
#27 LCD monitor setting: 1) Default, 2) Histogram, 3) Highlight, 4) Highlight with Histogram
#28 Storing of Raw data
#29 Auto File Numbering mode
|Remote control||Via 10-pin remote terminal|
|System compatibility||Compatible with Nikon system accessories|
|Batteries||Interchangeable Ni-MH battery pack EN-4 and dedicated Quick Charger MH-16 (compatible with battery charger MH-15 for F100) (all optional)|
|Video Output||Switchable NTSC or PAL|
|Software||"Nikon View DX" Browser Software, "Nikon Capture" Control Software (optional)|
|Standard accessories ***||Neck Strap, Video Cable|
|Optional accessories||Ni-MH Battery Pack EN-4, Quick Charger MH-16, AC Adaptor EH-4, CompactFlash� Cards, Speedlight SB-28DX, IEEE1394 Cable SC-D1, Antifog Finder Eyepiece DK-15, "Nikon View DX" Browser Software, "Nikon Capture" Control Software|
*** Standard accessories differ in each country or area.
Storage & file sizes, Lens AF-S Zoom-Nikkor
17-35mm (26mm - 53mm) and SB-28DX flash)
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