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Nikon D3S Digital Camera

12 Megapixels12 MegapixelsSingle Lens ReflexSingle Lens ReflexHigh ISO: ISO 6400 or more is available at full-resolution.High ISO: ISO 6400 or more is available at full-resolution.Level: Measures camera tilt and helps to keep the horizon level.Level: Measures camera tilt and helps to keep the horizon level.Continuous 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 MeteringDepth-Of-Field Preview: Improve perception of DOF before shooting.Depth-Of-Field Preview: Improve perception of DOF before shooting.Weatherproof - Seals protect from dust, humidity and light splashing.Weatherproof - Seals protect from dust, humidity and light splashing.Accepts Compact Flash memory.Accepts Compact Flash 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 ModelD3S
Sensor 12 Megapixels CMOS Sensor Size 36 x 24mm
Anti-Alias Filter Yes Sensor Aspect 3:2 Aspect-Ratio
Stabilization None Dust-ReductionNo
Sensitivity ISO 200 - 12800 *Expanded range: 100-102400 Shutter-Speed 1/8000 - 30s
Lens MountNikon F MountCrop Factor1X
Filter DiameterN / A Focus System Phase-Detect *3D Subject Tracking, Group-based area AF
Viewfinder Type Reflex OVF Viewfinder Size 0.70X - 100% Coverage
Display Attachment Fixed Display Size 920K Pixels 3" LCD 100% Coverage
Exposure ModesP, A, T, M, B Scene ModesNone
MeteringMulti-Segment, Center-Weighed, Average, Spot Bracketing 9 Shots ±1 EV
Exposure Compensation ±5 EV, 1/3, 1/2 or 1 EV Flash Compensation
White Balance Auto , Presets, Custom White Balance Tuning 2 Axis, 13 steps
Continuous Drive 9 FPS, 130 JPEG, 36 RAW *11 FPS in DX Crop mode Self Timer Yes *2s, 5s, 10s 20s
Command Dials 2 DOF Preview Yes
Protection Weatherproof Dust Reduction No
Digital Level 1 Axis Tripod Mount Yes
Remote Trigger Wired Eye-Start Sensor No
HDR No Orientation Sensor Yes
Interval Timer Yes Multiple Exposure Yes
Image Formats JPEG RAW Flash Ports Hot-Shoe Sync-Port
Built-In Flash No Flash Sync
Video Capture 1280x720 @ 24 FPS 19:9 Sound Input
Video Format M-JPEG WiFi No
Memory Compact Flash, Compact Flash GPS No
Battery Lithium-Ion Battery Life 4200 *CIPA Standard
Introduced 2009-10-14, DiscontinuedYES Construction Standard
Size 160 x 157 x 88mm (W x H x D) Weight 1240g

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Nikon D3S Facts

SLR digital camera
12 Megapixels DSLRISO 100-102400
Nikon F Mount
1X FLM

Sensor-Size: 36 x 24mm

Full-Frame Sensor

Actual size when viewed at 100 DPI

Shutter 1/8000-30s
100% Coverage
Extra Large Viewfinder
Full manual controls, including Manual Focus
1 Axis Digital LevelCustom white-balance with 2 axis fine-tuning
WeatherproofSpot-Metering
9 FPS Drive, 130 ImagesHot-Shoe & Sync-Port
1280x720 @ 24 FPS Video RecordingLithium-Ion Battery
3" LCD 920K PixelsCompact Flash x 2
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