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Nikon D3000 10.2 MP Single-Lens Reflex DSLR Camera w/ 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G ED AF-S DX VR Lens - USA Warranty - & Nikon D-SLR Camera Bag with Nikon "Fast, Fun & Easy" Great Digital Pictures DVD

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The Nikon D3000 a camera that combines Nikon technology with simplicity never before found in a camera so advanced. The D3000 features a new Guide mode, intuitive in-camera assistance that allows even first-time users to transform everyday moments into stunning pictures.

The D3000's intelligent Guide mode helps you take your photography to new heights, revealing techniques you thought were the exclusive realm of professional photographers but which you can now call your own. Artistry like blurring backgrounds or freezing fast-moving action is easily accomplished with the D3000.

The D3000 packs all the innovation and advanced engineering for which Nikon is famous into a light, compact body. And with the D3000, advanced doesn't mean difficult. Its leading-edge technology resides behind a user-friendly interface that makes it extraordinarily simple to take the kinds of photos you've always wanted to take.

Key Features

  • 10.2-Megapixel DX-format Imaging Sensor: Delivers extraordinary image quality for breathtaking prints up to 20 x 30 inches.
  • Includes 3x 18-55mm Zoom-NIKKOR VR Image Stabilization Lens: Legendary NIKKOR optical quality and fast, accurate autofocus means vivid color, striking contrast and crisp detail, while VR image stabilization assures your sharpest pictures ever.
  • Compact Design: Beautifully styled-Ready to go where life takes you.
  • Easy-To-Use-Featuring Nikon Guide Mode: Intuitive controls and the on-board Guide Mode assist you every step of the way.
  • Split-second Shutter Response: Eliminates the frustration of shutter delay, capturing moments that other cameras miss.
  • Continuous Shooting up to 3 Frames-Per-Second: Capture fast action, precious moments and fleeting expressions confidently.
  • 6 Automatic Exposure Scene Modes: Just set the Mode dial to Portrait, Landscape, Child, Sports, Close-up or Night Portrait for stunning results in otherwise challenging conditions.
  • 3-inch Color LCD Monitor: Bright, high-resolution, 170-degree wide-angle viewing for easy picture review and sharing.
  • In-camera Image Editing: The Retouch Menu provides creative freedom, without the need for a computer, offering 13 easy editing functions, including Trim, Red-eye Correction and Soft Filter.
  • Nikon EXPEED Image Processing: Assures breathtakingly rich image quality, managing color, contrast, exposure, noise and speed.
  • Automatic Image Sensor Cleaning: Ultrasonic process and exclusive Airflow Control combats the accumulation of dust in front of the image sensor, safeguarding image quality shot after shot.
  • 11-point Autofocus: Fast and accurate autofocus delivers razor-sharp pictures.
  • 6 Personal Picture Control Settings: Choose from Standard, Neutral, Vivid, Monochrome, Portrait, or Landscape to apply a personal look and feel to your pictures.
  • Active D-Lighting: Restores picture-enhancing detail in shadows and highlights.
  • ISO sensitivity from 100 - 1600: Exceptional results, even in challenging low-light situations.
  • 18-55mm Lens: Compact 3x zoom lens covering the most frequently used focal range of 18 to 55mm.
  • 18-55mm Lens: Vibration Reduction (VR) minimizes image blur caused by camera shake, enabling sharper pictures, hand-held, at shutter speeds up to three stops slower than would otherwise be possible.
  • 18-55mm Lens: Optical design, optimized for use with Nikon DX-format D-SLRs for superior performance.
  • 18-55mm Lens: Hybrid aspherical lens element minimizes various types of lens aberration.
  • 18-55mm Lens: High-performance Nikon Super Integrated Coating (SIC) offers superior color reproduction, while substantially reducing ghosting and flare.
  • Versatile and compact 3.6x Zoom-NIKKOR brings the action to the photographer. Ideal for portraiture, family, sports, nature and wildlife.
  • Nikon's VR (Vibration Reduction) reduces the effects of camera shake, allowing hand-held shooting at up to 3 shutter speeds slower than would be possible for dramatically sharper images.
  • An ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass element minimizes chromatic aberration, contributing to superior optical performance.
  • New compact rod-type Silent Wave Motor (SW) enables ultra-high speed auto focusing with exceptional accuracy and super-quiet operation.

Technical Specs

Type Single-lens reflex digital camera
Lens mount Nikon F mount (with AF contacts)
Effective picture angle Approx. 1.5 x lens focal length (Nikon DX format)
Effective pixels 10.2 million
Image sensor 23.6 x 15.8 mm CCD sensor
Image sensor Total pixels 10.75 million
Image sensor Dust-reduction system Image Sensor Cleaning, Airflow Control System, Image Dust Off reference data (optional Capture NX 2 software required)
Storage Image size (pixels) 3,872 x 2,592 [L], 2,896 x 1,944 [M], 1,936 x 1,296 [S]
Storage File format NEF (RAW)
JPEG: JPEG-Baseline compliant with fine (approx. 1:4), normal (approx. 1:8), or basic (approx. 1:16)compression
NEF (RAW) + JPEG: Single photograph recorded in both NEF (RAW) and JPEG formats
Picture Control System Can be selected from Standard, Neutral, Vivid, Monochrome, Portrait, Landscape; selected Picture Control can be modified
Storage Media SD (Secure Digital) memory cards, SDHC compliant
Storage File system DCF (Design Rule for Camera File System) 2.0, DPOF (Digital Print Order Format), Exif 2.21 (Exchangeable Image File Format for Digital Still Cameras), PictBridge
Viewfinder Eye-level pentamirror single-lens reflex viewfinder
Viewfinder Frame coverage Approx. 95% horizontal and 95% vertical
Viewfinder Magnification Approx. 0.8 x (50 mm f/1.4 lens at infinity, -1.0 m-1)
Viewfinder Eyepoint 18 mm (-1.0 m-1)
Viewfinder Diopter adjustment -1.7 to +0.5 m-1
Viewfinder Focusing screen Type B BriteView Clear Matte Mark V screen with focus frame (framing grid can be displayed)
Viewfinder Reflex mirror Quick return type
Viewfinder Lens aperture Instant return, electronically controlled
Compatible lenses 1 AF-S and AF-I NIKKOR: All functions supported.
Type G or D AF NIKKOR without built-in autofocus motor: All functions except autofocus supported. IX NIKKOR lenses not supported.
Other AF NIKKOR: All functions supported except autofocus and 3D color matrix metering II. Lenses for F3AF not supported.
Type D PC NIKKOR: All functions supported except some shooting modes.
Compatible lenses 2 AI-P NIKKOR: All functions supported except 3D color matrix metering II.
Non-CPU: Autofocus not supported. Can be used in exposure mode M, but exposure meter does not function.
Shutter Type Electronically controlled vertical-travel focal-plane shutter
Shutter Speed 1/4000 to 30 s in steps of 1/3 EV, Bulb, Time (requires optional Wireless Remote Control ML-L3)
Shutter Flash sync speed X=1/200 s; synchronizes with shutter at 1/200 s or slower
Release mode Single Frame
Continuous
Self-Timer
Quick-Response Remote
Delayed Remote
Frame advance rate Up to 3 fps (manual focus, mode M or S, shutter speed 1/250 s or faster and other settings at default values)
Self-timer Can be selected from 2, 5, 10 and 20 s duration
Exposure Metering TTL exposure metering using 420-pixel RGB sensor
Exposure Metering method Matrix: 3D color matrix metering II (type G and D lenses); color matrix metering II (other CPU lenses)
Center-weighted: Weight of 75% given to 8-mm circle in center of frame
Spot: Meters 3.5-mm circle (about 2.5% of frame) centered on selected focus point
Exposure Range Matrix or center-weighted metering: 0 to 20 EV
Spot metering: 2 to 20 EV
(ISO 100, f/1.4 lens, 68°F/20°C)
Exposure meter coupling CPU
Exposure Modes Auto modes (auto, auto [flash off ]), Scene Modes (Portrait, Landscape, Child, Sports, Close up, Night portrait),programmed auto with flexible program (P), shutter-priority auto (S), aperture-priority auto (A), manual (M)
Exposure compensation -5 to +5 EV in increments of 1/3 EV
Exposure lock Luminosity locked at detected value with AE-L/AF-L button
ISO sensitivity ISO 100 to 1600 in steps of 1 EV. Can also be set to approx. 1 EV above ISO 1600 (ISO 3200 equivalent), auto ISOsensitivity control available(Recommended Exposure Index)
Active D-Lighting Can be selected from On or Off
Autofocus Nikon Multi-CAM 1000 autofocus sensor module with TTL phase detection, 11 focus points (including one crosstype sensor) and AF-assist illuminator (range approx. 1 ft. 8 in. to 9 ft. 10 in. / 0.5 to 3m)
Focus Detection range -1 to +19 EV (ISO 100, 68°F/20°C)
Focus Lens servo Autofocus (AF): Single-servo AF (AF-S); continuous-servo AF (AF-C); auto AF-S/AF-C selection (AF-A);predictive focus tracking activated automatically according to subject status
Manual focus (MF): Electronic rangefinder can be used
Focus point Can be selected from 11 focus points
Focus AF-area mode Single-point AF, dynamic-area AF, auto-area AF, 3D-tracking (11 points) AF
Focus lock Focus can be locked by pressing shutter-release button halfway (Single-servo AF) or by pressing AE-L/AF-Lbutton
Built-in flash Auto, Portrait, Child, Close-up, Night portrait: Auto flash with auto pop-up P, S, A, M: Manual pop-up with button release
Flash Guide Number Approx. 39/12, 43/13 with manual flash (ft/m, ISO 100, 68°F/20°C)
Flash control TTL: i-TTL balanced fill-flash and standard i-TTL flash for digital SLR using 420-pixel RGB sensor are available with built-in flash and SB-900, SB-800, SB-600, or SB-400 (i-TTL balanced fill-flash is available when matrix or center-weighted metering is selected)
Auto aperture: Available with SB-900/SB-800 and CPU lens
Non-TTL auto: Supported flash units include SB-900, SB-800, SB-80DX, SB-28DX, SB-28, SB-27 and SB-22S
Range-priority manual: Available with SB-900 and SB-800
Flash mode Auto, auto with red-eye reduction, fill-flash, auto slow sync, auto slow sync with red-eye correction and rear curtain with slow sync
Flash compensation -3 to +1 EV in increments of 1/3 EV
Flash-ready indicator Lights when built-in flash or optional flash unit such as SB-900, SB-800, SB-600, SB-400, SB-80DX, SB-28DX, or SB-50DX is fully charged; blinks for 3 s after flash is fired at full output
Flash Accessory shoe ISO 518 hot-shoe with sync and data contacts and safety lock
Nikon Creative Lighting System (CLS) Advanced Wireless Lighting supported with SB-900, SB-800, or SU-800 as commander; Flash Color Information Communication supported with built-in flash and all CLS-compatible flash units
Flash Sync terminal Sync Terminal Adapter AS-15 (optional)
White balance Auto, incandescent, fluorescent (7 types), direct sunlight, flash, cloudy, shade, preset manual, all except preset manual with fine turning.
LCD monitor 3-in., approx. 230 k-dot TFT LCD with brightness adjustment
Playback function Full-frame and thumbnail (4, 9, or 72 images or calendar) playback with playback zoom, playback of stop-motion movies created with D3000, slide show, histogram display, highlights, auto image rotation and image comment (up to 36 characters)
USB Hi-Speed USB
Audio video output Can be selected from NTSC and PAL
Supported languages Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish
Battery One Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL9a
AC adapter AC Adapter EH-5a; requires Power Connector EP-5 (optional)
Tripod socket 1/4 in. (ISO 1222)
Temperature 32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C)
Humidity Less than 85% (no condensation)
18-55mm Lens: Focal Length Range 18-55mm
18-55mm Lens: Zoom Ratio 3x
18-55mm Lens: Maximum Aperture 3.5-5.6
18-55mm Lens: Minimum Aperture 22-32
18-55mm Lens: Autofocus Yes
18-55mm Lens: Vibration Reduction Yes
18-55mm Lens: Distance Information Yes
18-55mm Lens: Super Integrated Coating Yes
18-55mm Lens: Manual/Auto Focus Mode Yes
18-55mm Lens: Minimum Focus Distance 0.9 ft. (0.28m)
18-55mm Lens: Maximum Angle of View 76°
18-55mm Lens: Minimum Angle of View 28°50'
18-55mm Lens: Lens (Elements) 11
18-55mm Lens: Aspherical (Elements) 0
18-55mm Lens: Maximum Reproduction Ratio 0.31
18-55mm Lens: Mount Type Nikon F-Bayonet
18-55mm Lens: Accepts Filter Type Screw-on
18-55mm Lens: Filter Size 52mm
18-55mm Lens: Lens Attachment Size 52mm
55-200mm Lens: Focal Length Range 55-200mm
55-200mm Lens: Zoom Ratio 3.6x
55-200mm Lens: Maximum Aperture 4-5.6
55-200mm Lens: Minimum Aperture 22-32
55-200mm Lens: Autofocus Yes
55-200mm Lens: Vibration Reduction Yes
55-200mm Lens: Distance Information Yes
55-200mm Lens: ED Glass Elements Yes
55-200mm Lens: Super Integrated Coating Yes
55-200mm Lens: Internal Focusing Yes
55-200mm Lens: Minimum Focus Distance 3.6 ft. (1.1m)
55-200mm Lens: Maximum Angle of View
55-200mm Lens: Minimum Angle of View 28°50'
55-200mm Lens: Lens (Elements) 15
55-200mm Lens: Max Reproduction Ratio 1:4.3
55-200mm Lens: Mount Type Nikon F-Bayonet
55-200mm Lens: Accepts Filter Type Screw-on
55-200mm Lens: Filter Size 52mm
55-200mm Lens: Lens Attachment Size 52mm
55-200mm Lens: Dimensions 2.9 x 2.9in. (Diameter x Length)
18-55mm Lens: Dimensions 2.9 x 3.1in. (Diameter x Length)
Camera Dimensions (W x H x D) Approx. 5.0 x 3.8 x 2.5 in. (126 x 97 x 64 mm)
18-55mm Lens: Weight 265g
55-200mm Lens: Weight 335g
Camera Weight Approx. 1 lb. 1.1 oz. (485 g) without battery, memory card, or body cap
Warranty Nikon 1 year limited warranty
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