Nikon D100 Specifications
|Body material||High-impact plastic / rubber (metal sub-structure)|
|Price||US - $1,999 (Body only, no lens) [check
UK - £2,099 (Body only, no lens) [check /order]
|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 - 1600) -
enabled via custom func.
HI-1 (~ISO 3200)
HI-2 (~ISO 6400)
|Image sizes|| 3008 x 2000 (L)
2240 x 1488 (M)
1504 x 1000 (S)
|Image formats|| JPEG (EXIF 2.2) - Fine,
TIFF RGB (EXIF)
Uncompressed RAW (12-bit per pixel)
Compressed RAW (12-bit per pixel)
|Recorded pixels|| JPEG/TIFF - 3008 x
RAW - 3034 x 2024
|Color mode|| I (sRGB)
II (Adobe RGB)
III (sRGB - stronger greens & blues 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)
|AF Illuminator||Lamp, range 0.5 - 3 m (1.6 - 9.8 ft).|
|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
|Shutter type|| 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)
3008 x 2000 RAW,
3 fps, max ~3 frames
|Self-timer|| 2 sec
10 sec (default)
|White balance|| Auto
* Can be fine tuned +/-3 levels
|White balance 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
|Shooting memory banks|| A
|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 func. memory banks|| A
|Custom functions|| 24 functions|
|Image comment||Can be input and automatically attached to image|
|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 81 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|| 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
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