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Nikon D300S


One of the most popular D-SLRs for nature photography gets even better—and adds HD video!

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The Nikon D300 has been one of the most successful D-SLRs since its introduction a few years ago. Now, Nikon has introduced its replacement, the D300S, with all the benefits of the original and a host of improvements, including the much anticipated HD video capability.

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Specifications

Image Sensor: 12.3-megapixel (effective) CMOS
Max. Resolution: 4288x2848 pixels
Sensor Size: 22.3x14.9mm (1.6x)
LCD Monitor: 3.0 inches, 920,000-dot Live View
Video: 1280x720/24p HD, 640x424/24p and 320x216/24p
AF System: 51-point
HD Video Capture: 6:9 720p HD at 30 fps and 1080p HD at
20 fps; 4:3 standard TV quality (SD) at 640x480 pixels at 30 fps
Shutter Speeds: 1⁄8000 to 30 sec., X-sync up to 1⁄250 sec.
ISO Settings: 200-3200 (1/3 increments), expandable to 100-6400
Continuous Firing Rate: 7 fps
Recording Format: JPEG, 12- or 14-bit NEF (RAW)
Metering: 1005-pixel RGB evaluative, variable CW, 2% spot
Storage Media: Two slots, CompactFlash and SD/SDHC
Dimensions: 5.8x4.5x2.9 inches
Weight: 29 ounces
Power Source: Rechargeable EN-EL3e lithium-ion battery
Estimated Street Price: $1,799
Contact: Nikon, (800) NIKON-US, www.nikonusa.com


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