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Nikon D5000 Digital Camera

12 Megapixels12 MegapixelsSingle Lens ReflexSingle Lens ReflexContinuous DriveContinuous Drive720p HD Video: 1280 x 720 resolution or more but less than 1920 x 1080.720p HD Video: 1280 x 720 resolution or more but less than 1920 x 1080.Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Hotshoe: Allows external flash units to be attached.Hotshoe: Allows external flash units to be attached.Spot MeteringSpot MeteringAccepts Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) and SD memory.Accepts Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) and SD memory.Discontinued: No longer produced by the manufacturer. May still be in stock or found used.Discontinued: No longer produced by the manufacturer. May still be in stock or found used.

Model Specifications

BrandNikon ModelD5000
Sensor 12 Megapixels CMOS Sensor Size 24 x 16mm
Anti-Alias Filter Yes Sensor Aspect 3:2 Aspect-Ratio
StabilizationNo Dust-ReductionYes
Sensitivity ISO 200 - 3200 *Expanded range: 100-6400 Shutter-Speed 1/4000 - 30s
Lens MountNikon F No AF-Coupling MountCrop Factor1.5X
Filter DiameterN /A Focus System 11-point Phase-Detect, Assist-lamp *3D Tracking
Viewfinder Type Reflex OVF Viewfinder Size 0.78X - 95% Coverage
Display Attachment Rotating Display Size 2.7" LCD 230K Pixels 100% Coverage
Exposure ModesP, A, T, M, B Scene Modes19Portrait, Landscape, Child, Sports, Macro, Night Portrait, Night Landscape, Indoor, Beach/Snow, Sunset, Dusk/Dawn, Pet, Candlelight, Blossom, Autumn, Food, Silhouette, High Key, Low Key
MeteringMulti-Segment, Center-Weighed, Spot Bracketing 3 Shots ±2 EV
Exposure Compensation ±5 EV, 1/3 or 1/2 EV Flash Compensation -3..+1 EV, 1/3 or 1/2 EV
White Balance Auto , Presets, Custom White Balance Tuning 2 Axis
Continuous Drive 4 FPS, 67 JPEG, 11 RAW Self Timer Yes *2s, 5s, 10s, 20s
Command Dials 1 DOF Preview No
Protection Dust Reduction Yes
Digital Level Tripod Mount Yes
Remote Trigger Wired Eye-Start Sensor No
HDR No Orientation Sensor Yes
Interval Timer Yes Multiple Exposure No
Image Formats JPEG RAW Flash Ports Hot-Shoe
Built-In Flash Yes (GN 17) Flash Sync 1/250s
Video Capture 1280x720 @ 24 FPS 16:9 Sound Input
Video Format M-JPEG WiFi No
Memory Secure Digital High Capacity GPS No
Battery Lithium-Ion Battery Life 520 *CIPA Standard, 50% flash use.
Introduced 2009-04-14, DiscontinuedYES Construction Standard
Size 127 x 104 x 80mm (W x H x D) Weight 560g

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Nikon D5000 Facts

SLR digital camera
12 Megapixels DSLRISO 100-6400
Nikon F Mount
1.5X FLM

Sensor-Size: 24 x 16mm

APS-C Sensor

Actual size when viewed at 100 DPI

Shutter 1/4000-30s
95% Coverage
Small Viewfinder
Full manual controls, including Manual Focus
Built-in Dust ReductionCustom white-balance with 2 axis fine-tuning
4 FPS Drive, 67 ImagesSpot-Metering
1280x720 @ 24 FPS Video RecordingHot-Shoe
2.7" LCD 230K PixelsLithium-Ion
Secure Digital High Capacity
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