Nikon D5000 DSLR Camera
Digital Camera Description
The Nikon D5000 is a Entry-Level DSLR with an APS-C sensor and a Nikon F lens mount. Its 12 Megapixels CMOS sensor offers an ISO 200-3200 sensitivity range which is expandable to ISO 100-6400. This makes it possible to shoot hand-held in relatively low-light. With 12 MP of resolution, sharp prints are possible up to at 240 DPI.
This camera features a mechanic shutter that can expose for 1/4000 to 30s. Bulb exposures of an unspecified duration are possible with this camera. With a fastest shutter-speed of 1/4000, fast action can easily be frozen. Night photography is possible using this digital camera due to its long exposure capability. This camera model offers Full Manual Controls.
The Nikon D5000 features a 11-point Phase-Detect AF system. Autofocus can continuously adjust according to subject distance. A Real-Time Autofocus Tracking System allows focus to follow a moving subject within the frame. Manual Focus is also available.
A single control-dial on this camera makes it easy to use semi-automatic modes by adjusting the current exposure parameter directly This camera does not feature any seals to protect it against adverse weather, dust and moisture. Care must be taken, just like with most electronics. Framing on the Nikon D5000 is performed via a small reflex optical viewfinder with 0.78X magnification and 95% coverage. This magnification is equivalent to 0.49X on a Full-Frame camera.
|Sensor||12 Megapixels CMOS||Sensor Size||24 x 16mm
|Anti-Alias Filter||Yes||Sensor Aspect||3:2 Aspect-Ratio|
|Sensitivity||ISO 200 - 3200 *Expanded range: 100-6400||Shutter-Speed||1/4000 - 30s|
|Lens Mount||Nikon F No AF-Coupling Mount||Crop Factor||1.5X|
|Filter Diameter||N / 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||230K Pixels 2.7" LCD 100% Coverage|
|Exposure Modes||P, A, T, M, B||Scene Modes||19Portrait, Landscape, Child, Sports, Macro, Night Portrait, Night Landscape, Indoor, Beach/Snow, Sunset, Dusk/Dawn, Pet, Candlelight, Blossom, Autumn, Food, Silhouette, High Key, Low Key|
|Metering||Multi-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|
|Digital Level||Tripod Mount||Yes|
|Remote Trigger||Wired||Eye-Start Sensor||No|
|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|
|Memory||Secure Digital High Capacity||GPS||No|
|Battery||Lithium-Ion||Battery Life||520 *CIPA Standard, 50% flash use.|
|Size||127 x 104 x 80mm (W x H x D)||Weight||560g|
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Nikon D5000 Highlights
Sensor-Size: 24 x 16mm
Actual size when viewed at 100 DPI
|12 Megapixels DSLR||ISO 100-6400|
|Nikon F Mount|
|Full manual controls, including Manual Focus|
|Built-in Dust Reduction||Custom white-balance with 2 axis fine-tuning|
|4 FPS Drive, 67 Images||Spot-Metering|
|1280x720 @ 24 FPS Video Recording||Hot-Shoe|
|2.7" LCD 230K Pixels||Lithium-Ion Battery|
|Secure Digital High Capacity|
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