Nikon D1 Specifications
|Retail price||US$5,500 (body only)|
|Type||Lens-interchangeable SLR-type digital camera|
|Body||Magnesium alloy, resistant to penetration by water drops|
| Imager / Sensor
|Imager effective pixels
||2,000 x 1,312 (2.72 million)|
|Imager total pixels||2.74 million|
|Imager size||15.6 mm x 23.7 mm|
|Imager system output||36-bit (12-bits per colour)|
|Imager filter||Primary (RGBG) colour filter|
|Ultra-thin lithium niobate (LiNB) Low-Pass Filter (also cuts infrared rays) incorporated just in front of CCD|
|ISO speed range||Equiv to 200, 400, 800 and 1,600|
|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||1.5x, therefore a Nikkor 28 mm lens on this camera has a focal length equivalent to 42 mm.|
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 points||One of five focus areas can be selected|
|Focus point selection||Via rear 4-way controller|
|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)
|Lens servo||1) 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|
|Metering / White balance
|Metering modes||1) 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
|Exposure modes||1) Programmed Auto [P] (flexible
2) Shutter-Priority Auto [S]
3) Aperture-Priority Auto [A]
4) Manual [M]
|Exposure compensation||+/- 5 EV range, in 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps|
|AE Lock||1) Auto AE lock
2) Manual AE lock button
|Exposure metering coupling||CPU and AI combined|
|Exposure / Shooting
|Shutter||Single-blade mechanical shutter provided for smear prevention|
|Shutter speed||BULB, 30 secs to 1/16,000 sec|
|Drive modes||Single, Continuous full frame (1.5 fps), Continuous 1/16 size|
|Exposure metering||3 mode TTL metering:
256-segment Matrix, Center-weighted, Spot
|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|
|Storage media||CompactFlash type I or II|
12-bit Raw*, 8-bit YCbCr-TIFF*, 8-bit RGB-TIFF.
(Black & White / Colour modes)
* 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),|
| LCD / Viewfinder
|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)|
|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|
|Flash control||1) 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
2) Red-Eye Reduction
3) Red-Eye Reduction with Slow Sync
4) Slow Sync
5) Rear-Curtain Sync
|Playback modes||1) 1 frame
2) Thumbnail (9 segments)
3) Slide show
4) Histogram indication
|Playback erase||1) Single
2) All (except protected)
| Battery / Power
|Batteries||Interchangeable Ni-MH battery pack EN-4 and dedicated Quick Charger MH-16 (compatible with battery charger MH-15 for F100) (all optional)|
|Battery charge time||90 minutes|
|Communications / I/O
|Communication Interface||IEEE 1394 (FireWire)|
|Video Output||Switchable NTSC or PAL|
|Remote control||Via 10-pin remote terminal|
|Software||"Nikon View DX" Browser Software|
|Standard||Neck Strap, Video Cable|
"Nikon Capture" Control Software
(req. for RAW format)
|Dimensions||157 x 153 x 85mm (6.1 x 6.1 x 3.4 in.)|
|Weight (no batteries)||1.1kg (2.5 lbs.)|
|Operating temperature||0oC to 40oC (32oF to 104oF)|
|Operating humidity||85% or lower|
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