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NIKON D-3 CAMERA BODY english manual
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Price: SEK43,463.36 (SEK34,770.69 excl Moms)


Type of Camera
Single-lens reflex digital camera
Effective Pixels
12.1 million
Image Sensor
CMOS sensor, 36.0 x 23.9 mm; total pixels: 12.87 million; Nikon FX format
Image Size (pixels)
Image area L M S
FX format (36 x 24) 4,256 x 2,832 3,184 x 2,120 2,128 x 1,416
5:4 (30 x 24) 3,552 x 2,832 2,656 x 2,120 1,776 x 1,416
DX format (24 x 16)  2,784 x 1,848 2,080 x 1,384 1,392 x 920
ISO 200 to 6,400 in steps of 1/3, 1/2, or 1 EV; sensitivity decreases approx. 0.3, 0.5, 0.7, or 1 (ISO 100 equivalent) EV below ISO 200, and increases approx. 0.3, 0.5, 0.7, 1 (ISO 12,800 equivalent), or 2 (ISO 25,600 equivalent) EV over ISO 6,400
File System
Compliant with DCF 2.0, DPOF and Exif 2.21
Storage System
Compressed 12/14-bit NEF (RAW, Lossless compressed): approx. 60-80% Compressed 12/14-bit NEF (RAW, Compressed): approx. 45-60% JPEG: JPEG-baseline-compliant; can be selected from Size priority and Optimal quality
Storage Media
CompactFlash (Type I/II, compliant with UDMA); Microdrives
Release Modes
1) Single-frame [S] mode, 2) Continuous low-speed [CL] mode: 1-9 frames per second*, 3) Continuous high-speed [CH] mode: 9 fps (9-11 fps with DX format)*, 4) Liveview [LV] mode, 5) Self-timer [ ] mode, 6) Mirror-up [Mup] mode *With Continuous-servo AF, S or M exposure mode, shutter speed 1/250 s or faster; other settings are set at 揇efault?
White Balance
Auto (TTL white balance with main image sensor and 1,005-pixel RGB sensor); Seven manual modes can be preset with fine-tuning; color temperature setting; white balance bracketing: 2 to 9 exposures in increments of 1, 2 or 3
Handheld mode: TLL phase-difference AF with 51 focus areas (15 cross-type sensors) Tripod mode: focal-plane contrast AF on a desired point within a specific area
LCD Monitor
3-in., approx. 920,000-dot (VGA), 170-degree wide-viewing-angle, 100% frame coverage, low-temperature polysilicon TFT LCD with brightness adjustment
Playback Function
1) Full frame, 2) Thumbnail (4 or 9 segments), 3) Zoom, 4) Slide show, 5) Histogram indication, 6) Shooting data, 7) Highlight point display, 8) Auto image rotation
Video Output
NTSC or PAL; simultaneous playback from both the video output and on the LCD monitor available
HDMI Output
Supports HDMI version 1.3a; Type A connector is provided as HDMI output terminal; simultaneous playback from both the HDMI output terminal and on the LCD monitor not available
Hi-speed USB
Lens Mount
Nikon F mount with AF coupling and AF contacts
Compatible Lenses*1
1) Type G or D AF NIKKOR: All functions supported 2) DX AF NIKKOR: All functions supported except FX-format (36x24)/5:4 (30x24) image size 3) AF NIKKOR other than type G or D*2: All functions supported except 3D Color Matrix Metering II 4) AI-P NIKKOR: All functions supported except autofocus and 3D Color Matrix Metering II 5) Non-CPU AI NIKKOR: Can be used in exposure modes A and M; electronic rangefinder can be used if maximum aperture is f/5.6 or faster; Color Matrix Metering and aperture value display supported if user provides lens data *1. IX NIKKOR lenses cannot be used *2. Excluding lenses for F3AF
Picture Angle
Equivalent to angle produced by lens focal length (1.5 times when DX format is selected)
SLR-type with fixed eye-level pentaprism; built-in diopter adjustment (-3 to +1 m-1)
18 mm (-1.0 m-1)
Focusing Screen
Type B BriteView Clear Matte VI screen
Viewfinder Frame Coverage
Approx. 100% (vertical/horizontal)
Viewfinder Magnification
Approx. 0.7x (50mm f/1.4 lens at infinity; -1.0 m-1)
Reflex Mirror
Quick-return type
Lens Aperture
Instant-return type, with depth-of-field preview button
?TTL phase detection, 51 focus points (15 cross-sensors) by Nikon Multi-CAM 3500FX autofocus module; Detection: -1 to +19 EV (ISO 100 at 20癈/68癋); AF fine adjustment possible ?Focal-plane contrast [in Liveview (Tripod) mode]
Lens Servo
Autofocus: Single-servo AF (S); continuous-servo AF (C); focus tracking automatically activated according to subject status, 2) Manual focus (M) with electronic rangefinder
Focus Point
Single AF point can be selected from 51 or 11 focus points
AF-Area Mode
1) Single-point AF, 2) Dynamic AF [number of AF areas: 9, 21, 51, 51 (3D-tracking)], 3) Automatic朼rea AF
Focus Lock
Focus can be locked by pressing AE-L/AF-L button or by pressing shutter-release button halfway (single-point AF in AF-S)
Exposure Metering System
TTL full-aperture exposure metering using 1,005-pixel RGB sensor 1) 3D Color Matrix Metering II (type G and D lenses); Color Matrix Metering II (other CPU lenses); Color Matrix Metering (non-CPU lenses if user provides lens data) 2) Center-weighted: Weight of 75% given to 8-, 15- or 20-mm circle in center of frame, or weighting based on average of entire frame 3) Spot: Meters 4-mm circle (about 1.5% of frame) centered on selected focus area (on center focus area when non-CPU lens is used)
Metering Range
1) 0 to 20 EV (Matrix or center-weighted metering), 2) 2 to 20 EV (Spot metering) (ISO 100 equivalent, f/1.4 lens, at 20癈/68癋)
Exposure Meter Coupling
Combined CPU and AI
Exposure Modes
1) Programmed Auto (P) with flexible program, 2) Shutter-Priority Auto (S), 3) Aperture-Priority Auto (A), 4) Manual (M)
Exposure Compensation
? EV in increments of 1/3, 1/2 or 1 EV
Exposure Lock
Exposure locked at detected value with AE-L/AF-L button
Exposure Bracketing
Exposure and/or flash bracketing (2 to 9 exposures in increments of 1/3, 1/2, 2/3 or 1 EV)
Picture Control System
Four setting options: Standard, Neutral, Vivid, Monochrome; each option can be adjusted
Electronically controlled vertical-travel focal-plane shutter; 1/8,000 to 30 s in steps of 1/3, 1/2 or 1 EV; Bulb
Sync Contact
X = 1/250 s; flash synchronization at up to 1/250 s
Flash Control
1) TTL flash control with 1,005-pixel RGB sensor; i-TTL balanced fill-flash and standard i-TTL fill-flash available with SB-800, 600 or 400 2) Auto aperture (AA): Available with SB-800 and CPU lens 3) Non-TTL auto (A): Available with SB-800, 28, 27 or 22s 4) Range-priority manual (GN): Available with SB-800
Flash Sync Modes
1) Front-curtain sync (normal), 2) Slow sync, 3) Rear-curtain sync, 4) Red-eye reduction, 5) Red-eye reduction with slow sync
Accessory Shoe
Standard ISO 518 hot-shoe contact with safety lock
Sync Terminal
ISO 519 standard terminal
Creative Lighting System
With Speedlights such as SB-800, SB-600, SB-R200, supports Advanced Wireless Lighting, Auto FP High-Speed Sync, Flash Color Information Communication, modeling flash and FV lock
Electronically controlled timer with duration of 2, 3, 10 or 20 s
Depth-of-field Preview Button
When CPU lens is attached, lens aperture can be stopped down to value selected by user (A and M modes) or value selected by camera (P and S modes)
10-pin Terminal
1) GPS: NMEA 0183 (Ver. 2.01 and 3.01) interface standard supported with 9-pin D-sub cable and GPS Cable MC-35 (optional) 2) Remote control: via 10-pin terminal
Supported Languages
Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish
Power Source
One Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL4a/EL4, Quick Charger MH-22, AC Adapter EH-6 (optional)
Tripod Socket
1/4 in. (ISO 1222)
Dimensions (W x H x D)
Approx. 159.5 x 157 x 87.5 mm (6.3 x 6.2 x 3.4 in.)
Approx. 1,240 g (2.7 lb.) without battery, memory card, body cap or accessory shoe cover
Operating Environment
Temperature: 0-40癈/32-104癋, Humidity: under 85% (no condensation)
Supplied Accessories*
Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL4a, Quick Charger MH-22, USB Cable UC-E4, Audio Video Cable EG-D2, Camera Strap AN-D3, Body Cap BF-1A, Accessory Shoe Cap BS-2, Eyepiece DK-17, Battery Chamber Cover BL-4, USB Cable Clip, Software Suite CD-ROM *Supplied accessories may differ depending on country or area
Main Optional Accessories
Wireless Transmitter WT-4, Magnifying Eyepiece DK-17M, AC Adapter EH-6, Capture NX Software, Camera Control Pro 2 Software, Image Authentication Software

Major Features

  • 12.1-megapixel FX-format (23.9 x 36mm) CMOS Sensor
  • WORLD扴 FASTEST 9 frames per second continuous firing at full FX resolution and up to 11fps in DX Crop mode
  • Extreme low-noise from ISO 200-6400 (Lo-1, Hi-1 & Hi-2 ISO options for expanded ISO range)
  • ISO setting options up to 25,600
  • Fast, accurate 51 Area AF with 3D Focus Tracking
  • Nikon抯 exclusive EXPEED digital image processing technology
  • 12 or 14-bit output through a 16-bit processing pipeline
  • 3.0-inch Super Density 920,000-dot VGA Colour Monitor with 170-degree Wide-angle viewing and tempered-glass construction
  • 2 LiveView shooting modes
  • Nikon抯 exclusive Scene Recognition System, further leveraging the power and intelligence of the core of Nikon抯 improved 1,005-Pixel 3D Colour Matrix Metering II
  • Auto White Balance integrated with pure white detection, subject recognition and evaluation and colour analysis of light source
  • Enhanced autofocus tracking performance
  • Self-diagnostic shutter system, tested to 300,000 cycles
  • Auto DX Crop mode for DX NIKKOR lenses
  • Virtual Horizon graphic level indicator
  • Lateral Chromatic Aberration Correction for reduced JPEG artifacts and moir?
  • Active D-Lighting image enhancement
  • In-Camera Image Editing
  • Durable magnesium-alloy body and chassis
  • Advanced dust and moisture protection
  • Maximum burst rate up to 67 JPEG or 17 NEF (RAW) Images*
  • Dual CF memory card slots
  • Picture Control settings for advanced colour control
  • 51-area Spot Metering
  • Improved i-TTL flash control
  • Lo-1, Hi-1 & Hi-2 ISO options for expanded ISO range (100 to 25,000)
  • WT-4a Wi-Fi Transmitter with 802.11 a/b/g protocols
  • HDMI direct connection to HDTV monitor or TV for image playback

    Additional D3 Features and Technologies

  • Real-time battery Fuel Gauge
  • Sound recording for annotating images
  • GPS compatibility with optional MC-35 cord (location and direction)
  • Image Authentication with Nikon抯 optional Image Authentication Software
  • Variable Centre-Weighted Metering
  • FP High Speed flash sync to 1/8,000 with 1/250 sec X sync
  • Shutter Speeds from 30 seconds to 1/8,000 sec

Availability: This is a special order item and is non-cancelable or returnable. When ordering this item we will send You a proforma invoice in pdf format with deliverytime .Generally 10% of the invoice amount should prepayed
Weight: 1400 gr

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