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Posted by on Feb 16, 2010 in In The News, Technology, TG Roundup

Clean Up Your Piggy Bank – Nikon D3S is Here

[Via – DPReview]

Nikon D3S Key Features

  • Newly redesigned 12.1 megapixel Full-Frame (36 x 24 mm) sensor
  • ISO 200 – 12,800 (ISO 100 – 102,400 including extension settings)
  • 720p / 24 fps HD movie mode
  • Eleven frames per second in continuous and DX mode
  • Larger buffer for more than 30 RAW frames in one burst
  • Multi-CAM3500FX Auto Focus sensor (51-point, 15 cross-type, more vertical coverage), fine-tuned for improved acquisition and tracking
  • In-camera RAW processing
  • Also supports DX lenses, viewfinder automatically masks (5.1 megapixels with DX lens)
  • 14-bit A/D conversion, 12 channel readout
  • Nikon EXPEED image processor
  • Super fast operation (power-up 12 ms, shutter lag 41 ms, black-out 74 ms)
  • Kevlar / carbon fibre composite shutter with 300,000 exposure durability
  • Auto-focus tracking by color (using information from 1005-pixel AE sensor)
  • Auto-focus calibration (fine-tuning) available (fixed body or up to 20 separate lens settings)
  • Scene Recognition System (uses AE sensor, AF sensor)
  • Dual Compact Flash card slots (overflow, back-up, RAW on 1 / JPEG on 2, Stills on 1 / Movies on 2, copy)
  • Compact Flash UDMA support
  • 3.0″ 922,000 pixel LCD monitor
  • Live View with either phase detect (mirror up/down) or improved (30% faster) contrast detect Auto Focus
  • Virtual horizon indicates if camera is level, available on the LCD during video capture
  • HDMI HD video output
  • ‘Active D-Lighting’ ‘Extra High’ setting (adjusts metering as well as applying D-Lighting curve)
  • Detailed ‘Control Panel’ type display on LCD monitor, changes in dark conditions
  • Buttons sealed against moisture
  • Dual battery charger as standard

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2 Comments

  1. How much it cost ?

    • $5,100 + Tax
      🙂

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