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Nikon D3000

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Key specs

  • CCD
  • APS-C
  • 23.6 x 15.8 mm
  • 10 megapixels
  • 3872;2592 px
  • Nikon F;Nikon DX;Nikon FX
  • Contrast Detect (sensor);Phase Detect;Multi-area;Selective single-point;Single;Continuous
  • 3 in
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Nikon D3000 Full Specifications

Sensor

Sensor typeCMOS
Image sensor formatDX
Sensor size23.6 x 15.8 mm
Sensor photo detectors11 Mpx
Effective pixels10 Mpx
Image ratio w:h3:2
Max resolution3872, 2592
Other resolutions2896x1944, 1936x1296
ProcessorExpeed

Image

ISO Auto
ISO minimum100
ISO maximum3200
Boosted ISO maximum3200
Maximum image resolution3872, 2592
White balance presets12
White balance modesAuto, Cloudy
Custom white balance
Yes
Photo effectsBlack&White, Neutral, Vivid
Image stabilizer
Image stabilization type
Supported aspect ratios1:1, 3:2, 4:3, 5:4, 16:9
Uncompressed formatRAW
Supported image file formatsJPG, RAW
AEB/HDR support

Optics & Focus

Lens mountNikon F
Optical zoom3 x
Digital zoom1 x
Magnification (Crop factor)1.5 x
Maximum aperture22
AF assist (auto-focus assist light)Lamp
Contrast autofocus
Brightness adjustment
Focus adjustmentAuto/Manual
Focal length multiplier1.5×
AutofocusContinuous Auto Focus, Servo Auto Focus, Single Auto Focus
Auto Focus (AF) lock
Manual focus
Auto Focus (AF) points selectionAuto, Manual
Auto Focus (AF) assist beam
Number of focus points11
Max number of AF points (incl. assistant)11
Image stabiliserLens based only
Filter diameter2.64 in
Phase detection autofocus

Screen / viewfinder

Articulated LCDFixed
Screen technologyLCD
Screen size3.00 in
Screen dots230000
Touch screen
Live view
ViewfinderOptical
Viewfinder coverage95 %
Viewfinder magnification0.8 x
Diopter adjustment (D-D)1.7, 0.5
Eye relief0.71 in
Separate info display

Photography features

Camera shutter typeElectronic
Minimum shutter speed30 sec
Maximum shutter speed1/4000 sec
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manual exposure mode
Continuous shooting
Exposure compensation plus5
Exposure compensation minus-5
Expousure compensation steps1/3, 1/2
Auto exposure lock
Self-timer delay2, 10
Histogram
WB Bracketing
Subject / scene modes
Flash sync speed1/200s
External flash connectionHot shoe
Built-in flash
Flash metering systemi-TTL
Flash range472.44 in
External flash
Continuous drive3.0 fps
Scene modes
Children, Close-up , Night portrait, Portrait, Sports, Landscape
Self-timer
Metering modesMulti, Center-weighted, Spot
Flash modesAuto, Flash OFF, Redeye Reduction
Manual settings
Self-timer options2, 5, 10, 20
Speed (JPEG)3 fps
Speed (RAW)3 fps

Videography features

HD typeNot supported
Supported video file formatsRAW
Analog signal format systemNTSC, PAL
Camera playbackThumbnails
Motion JPEG frame rate3 fps
Video recording

Audio features

Built-in microphone
Noise reduction

Dimensions

Body typeSLR
Body materialPlastic
Colour of productBlack
Weight1.07 lb
Width4.92 in
Height3.70 in
Depth2.56 in
Environmentally sealed
Anti-dust system

Storage

Memory slots1
Compatible memory cardsSD, SDHC
Storage typesSD, SDHC
Camera file systemDCF 2.0, Exif 2.21

Power

Power source typeBattery
Battery life (CIPA)500
Battery technology
Lithium-Ion
AC adapter includedY
Number of batteries supported1

Connectivity

USB version2.0
HDMI
HDMI ports quantity1
WirelessEye-Fi Connected
DC-in jack
Remote control
NFC
PictBridge
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)
AV output
Firewire

Other features

Orientation sensor
GPS
Calendar
Timelapse recording
Energy Star certified
Frame
Languages support
CHI , CHI , DEU, DUT, ENG, FIN, FRE, ITA, JPN, KOR, POL, POR, RUS, SWE
Tripod mounting supported
Image editing modesTrimming

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