Nikon D300 Body

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The D300 is brimming with features. Based in a rugged magnesium alloy body it is used by many wedding photographers and photo-journalists. Genuine high-quality build performance and feel.
Features include a scene recognition system and 51-point autofocus - housed in a durable, lightweight magnesium alloy body.

The following information is detailed on Nikon's website: (opens a new window)
Key Features:

  • 12.3 megapixel DX format CMOS image sensor . Built-in self-cleaning sensor unit minimizes the effect of dust.
  • 6fps continuous shooting (8fps when shooting with the optional MB-D300 battery pack).
  • ISO 200-3200 : extendable up to ISO 6400 (equivalent) and down to ISO 100 (equivalent).
  • EXPEED image processing engine with 14-bit A/D conversion and 16-bit image processing for superb tonal gradation.
  • Advanced Scene Recognition System combines the camera’s metering and AF sensors for precise exposures and sharply-defined images.
  • Multi-CAM3500DX 51-point AF system . Individually selectable or configurable in 9-point, 21-point and 51-point coverage settings.
  • Quick response with approx 0.13 second power-up and 45 millisecond shutter release time lag.
  • Picture Controls streamline in-camera image processing by enabling customization of image parameters before capture, and offer complete control over sharpening, contrast, brightness, hue and saturation in various color modes.
  • 920,000 dot 3-inch VGA LCD monitor with wide, 170- degree viewing angle.
  • Live View with Autofocus lets you compose images using the LCD monitor. Two modes are supported: Handheld or Tripod.
  • Active D-Lighting enables superior high-contrast images by automatically applying tone compensation at the moment of capture.
  • Durable, magnesium alloy body : water and dust resistant.
  • Improved battery performance : sequential power supply between camera’s EN-EL3 rechargeable lithium-ion battery and the (optional) Multi-Power Battery Pack. HDMI video output interface enables connection to high-definition video systems.
  • Intuitive ergonomics with optimized button placement for fast and comfortable handling.
  • Lightweight Magnesium alloy body


  • Monitor Size: 3.0"
  • Grip & Power Attachment Fitting (Optional Acc.): Nikon MB-D10
  • Battery Compatibility Fitting: Nikon EN-EL3 E
  • Megapixel Banding: 12 to 12.9 Megapixels
  • MegaPixel (Effective Resolution): 12.3 million
  • Sensor Size (WxH mm): CMOS sensor, 23.6 x 15.8 mm
  • Lens Mount : Nikon AFS , Nikon AFD
  • Compatible storage media (card not supplied): CompactFlash, CompactFlash Type II
  • Focal Length Conversion Factor: 1.5x
  • Compatible with MicroDrive: Yes
  • Continuous Shooting Speed (fps): 6fps continuous shooting (8fps when shooting with the optional MB-D300 battery pack).
  • ISO Speed Range: 100-6400
  • Exposure Compensation: Yes
  • Flash Modes: TTL
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing: Yes
  • Built in Flash: Yes
  • White Balance Modes: Auto, Manual, Preset, White Balance Bracketing
  • Connection Type: USB 2.0
  • Focusing Modes: One-shot AF, AI Servo AF, Continuous AF, Manual
  • Mains Adapter Included: No
  • Video Out: PAL, NTSC
  • Body Dimensions (WxHxD) mm: Approx. 147 x 114 x 74 mm
  • Weight (g): 825

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