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Nikon D3S Digital SLR Camera Body, 12.1 Megapixel, HD D-Movie Mode, USA Warranty

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About Nikon D3S

Nikon is proud to announce the new FX-format D3S digital SLR camera! Like the D3 before it, the D3S brings a new level of uncompromising versatility and an HD D-Movie Mode to Nikon professional D-SLRs. The D3S was meticulously engineered for professional photographers whose assignments demand nothing less than the ability to capture extreme image fidelity and stunning detail, while preserving the low-noise performance that vaulted the D3 to the market-leading status

Nikon Extreme Digital SLR Image Quality and Features

The D3S' barrier-breaking engineering, including the newly designed Nikon-original 12.1-megapixel FX-format CMOS imaging sensor, teamed with the exclusive EXPEED image processing and an accelerated Scene Recognition System, enables breathtakingly rich image quality and handling speed. In addition, the D3S provides still-image shooting from ISO 200 to an incredible ISO 12,800 at up to 9 frames-per-second all with incredible AF accuracy, to meet the ever-increasing demands of fast-action photography. And, taking versatility to new heights, The D3S offers expanded ISO settings up to an astonishing 102,400.

D-Movie Mode with Stereo Sound

The D3S' D-Movie mode offers an advanced level of video capture, featuring contrast-detect AF and extraordinary 24 fps, 720p HD image quality. High fidelity audio recording is achieved through an external stereo microphone input. HD movie clips are captured in Motion JPEG format, enhanced by legendary NIKKOR interchangeable lens quality to satisfy professional multi-media needs and further fuel photographer creativity

The Nikon D3S is commonly used for Family photos, Landscape/scenery, Low light, Sports/action, Travel, Weddings, Wildlife and more.The Nikon D3S is most used by customers who consider themselves to be a Pro photographer, Semi-pro photographer among others.The Nikon D3S is popular because customers like the following qualities of the Nikon D3S: Easy to use, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Fast shutter speed, Good image quality, High ISO performance, Image stabilization, Large clear LCD and Quiet

Nikon D3S Features

  • Nikon-original FX-format CMOS Sensor Newly engineered for striking image fidelity and low-noise, optimizing pixel size and count in a 12.1-megapixel sensor to produce extraordinarily rich files.
  • Low Noise ISO Sensitivity from 200 to 12,800 Renowned low-noise performance at 12,800, plus expanded settings to an astounding ISO 102,400 (equivalent) and ISO 100 (equivalent).
  • Continuous Shooting Up to 9 FPS Secure exacting moments in time with an expanded buffer, allowing continuous capture of up to 82 JPEG (fine) or 36 14-bit NEF (RAW) images.
  • HD Video Capture Record smooth 24 fps HD video, leveraging low-noise D3S image quality along withhigh fidelity stereo sound capability.
  • One-button Live View with Two Shooting Modes Two modes for studio or remote shooting Tripod Mode offers 27x magnification forprecise focus confirmation.
  • 3-Inch Super-density 921,000-dot VGA LCD Monitor D3S monitors are individually calibrated during assembly to assure accuracy.
  • Dynamic Integrated Dust Reduction System Ultrasonic process combats the accumulation of dust on the optical low-pass filter, safeguarding image quality.
  • Nikon EXPEED Image Processing Drives breathtakingly rich image fidelity, low-noise and fast image processing.
  • Fast, Accurate 51-Point AF System 4 Dynamic modes and 15 cross-type sensors deliver AF precision and razor sharpness.
  • 1,005-Pixel 3D Color Matrix Metering II Nikon-pioneered RGB metering includes color information to intelligently determine more accurate exposures.
  • Scene Recognition System Referencing an onboard image database, teamed with RGB metering, SRS enhances exposure and white balance evaluation and improves AF speed and accuracy.
  • Rugged and Precise Magnesium Alloy Construction Effectively protected from invasive dust, moisture and electromagnetic interference with a self-diagnostic shutter mechanism tested to exceed 300,000 cycles.
  • Nikon Picture Control Four preset options and 9 customizable settings provide personalized style control.
  • 100% Viewfinder Coverage
  • Dual CF Card Slots with Overflow, Backup and Copy Options
  • Virtual Horizon Graphic Indicator
  • Approx. 4,200 Images per Battery Charge

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