Refurbished

Nikon D5200 DLR Camera Kit with 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G AF-S DX (VR) Lens - Black - Refurbished by Nikon U.S.A.

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About Nikon D5200

Nikon D5200 is designed to inspire, the D5200 lets you shoot pictures and video from more perspectives using a vari-angle LCD monitor. You can also render distinctive-looking Special Effects in real time and send your images quickly tosmart devices using the optional WU-1a Wireless Mobile Adapter. Within its remarkably small and lightweight body, the D5200 is packed with high-performance imaging technology.

Expect incredibly sharp pictures and video from a cutting-edge image sensor with a resolution of 24.1 effective megapixels. Enjoy faithful, vibrant colors from the state-of-the-art EXPEED 3 image-processing engine. Take advantage of the amazing accuracy of a 2016-pixel RGB sensor that is engineered to capture the subtleties of light as the human eye sees them.

Capture the split-second thrill of dynamic action with approx. 5 fps continuous shooting, and experience the tack-sharp accuracy of an amazingly powerful, high-density 39-point AF system. The clarity of the optical viewfinder will enhance your ability to concentrate on both moving and stationary subjects.

Try the Nikon D5200's D-Movie format at 1920 × 1080 60i/50i, with full-time-servo AF for smooth, precise reproduction of fast-moving subjects in Full HD video. To realize the full potential of the camera's 24.1 megapixels, simply attach any NIKKOR lens and instantly bring dependable sharpness to your images. Combine your personal creativity with this camera's incredible power and potential, an d you can transform your imagination into inspired images.

The Nikon D5200 is commonly used for Family photos, Low light, Sports/action, Travel, Weddings, Wildlife and more.The Nikon D5200 is most used by customers who consider themselves to be a Casual photographer, Photo enthusiast among others.The Nikon D5200 is popular because customers like the following qualities of the Nikon D5200: Compact, Easy to use, Fast shutter speed, Good battery life, Good in low light, Great resolution and Large clear LCD

Summary of Customer Reviews

Customers most agreed on the following attributes:
Pros:
Easy to use (26),Large clear LCD (24),Fast shutter speed (19),Good image quality (14),Great resolution (14),Good in low light (13),Tilt /swivel LCD (12),Fast / accurate auto-focus (11),Image stabilization (11),High ISO performance (8),Good battery life (6),Quiet (5) Compact (4),Zoom range/performance (3) View All
Cons:
Short battery life (5),Limited zoom (4)
Best Uses:
Family photos (22),Travel (21),Wildlife (19),Sports/action (16),Low light (15),Landscape/scenery (12),Weddings (9),Video (5),Macro photography (3)
Reviewer Profile:
Photo enthusiast (18),Casual photographer (7),Semi-pro photographer (6)

Nikon D5200 Features

  • 24.1MP DX-format CMOS sensor: Capture beautifully detailed photos and movies. You can crop images without losing any detail - big prints of your photographs look superb.
  • Vari-angle monitor: Flip it, tilt it, turn it - explore your creativity with this versatile swivel monitor. Capture unique shots, including great self-portraits, from any angle.
  • Inspire yourself with D-Movie: Record finely detailed Full HD video clips you'llwant to share. Take advantage of smooth recording (up to 60i) and a built-in stereo microphone.
  • Wireless Mobile Adapter WU-1a: Share images directly from the D5200 to a smartphone or tablet that runs on Android or iOS*, or control the camera remotely via your device.
  • EXPEED 3: Nikon's fast and powerful image processing engine provides high-speed operation, remarkably clear images with excellent color reproduction, and enhanced movie recording.
  • High ISO (100-6400, extendable to 25600 equivalent): Enjoy the freedom that great low-light performance brings. Capture detailed images in dark situations and clear shots of fast-moving subjects.
  • 39-point AF system: With 39 focus points for superior accuracy. Advanced 3D subject tracking maintains focus on even the smallest subjects, however unpredictable their movements may be.
  • 2,016-pixel RGB metering sensor: Delivers precise metering for exact exposures and sends data to the Scene Recognition System, which optimizes auto exposure, autofocus and auto white balance.
  • Effects mode: Create distinctive photos and movies using a range of special effects, including Selective Color and Miniature. You can view your chosen effect in real time as you shoot.

Nikon D5200 Specifications

Type of Camera
Single-lens reflex digital camera
Lens Mount
Nikon F bayonet mount
Effective angle of view
Nikon DX format; focal length equivalent to approx. 1.5x that of lenses with FX-format angle of view
Effective Pixels
24.1 Million
Image Sensor
23.5 × 15.6 mm CMOS sensor
Total Pixels
24.71 million
Dust-Reduction System
Image Sensor Cleaning, Airflow Control System, Image Dust Off reference data (optional Capture NX 2 software required)
Image Size (Pixels)
6000 × 4000 (L), 4496 × 3000 (M), 2992 × 2000 (S)
File Format
NEF (RAW): 14 bit, compressed
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
Standard, Neutral, Vivid, Monochrome, Portrait, Landscape; selected Picture Control can be modified; storage for custom Picture Controls
Storage Media
SD (Secure Digital) and UHS-I compliant SDHC and SDXC memory cards
File System
Compliant with DCF (Design Rule for Camera File System) 2.0
DPOF (Digital Print Order Format)
EXIF 2.3 (Exchangeable Image File Format for Digital Still Cameras
Viewfinder
Eye-level pentamirror single-lens reflex viewfinder
Viewfinder Frame Coverage
Approx. 95% horizontal and 95% vertical
Viewfinder Magnification
Approx. 0.78x (50 mm f/1.4 lens at infinity, -1.0 )
Viewfinder Eyepoint
17.9mm
Viewfinder Diopter Adjustment
-1.7 to +0.7 m
Focusing Screen
Type B BriteView Clear Matte Mark VII screen
Reflex Mirror
Quick-return type
Lens Aperture
Instant return, electronically controlled
Compatible Lenses
Autofocus is available with AF-S and AF-I lenses; autofocus is not available with other type G and D lenses, AF lenses (IX NIKKOR and lenses for the F3AF are not supported),and AI-P lenses; non-CPU lenses can be used in mode M, but the camera exposure meter will not function The electronic rangefinder can be used with lenses that have a maximum aperture of f/5.6 or faster
Shutter type
Electronically controlled vertical-travel focal-plane
Shutter Speed
1/4000 to 30 s in steps of 1/3 or 1/2 EV, bulb, time (requires optional ML-L3 Remote Control)
Flash Sync Speed
X=1/200 s; synchronizes with shutter at 1/200 s or slower
Release Modes
single frame, continuous low speed, continuous high speed, self-timer, delayed remote; ML-L3, quick-response remote; ML-L3, quiet shutter release); interval timer photography supported
Top Continuous Shooting Speed
Up to 3 fps (L) or 5 fps (H)
Self-timer
2 s, 5 s, 10 s, 20 s; 1 to 9 exposures
Exposure Metering System
TTL exposure metering using 2016-pixel RGB sensor
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
Metering Range
0 to 20 EV (3D color matrix or center-weighted metering)
2 to 20 EV (spot metering)
Exposure Meter Coupling
CPU
Exposure Modes
Auto modes (auto; auto [flash off]); programmed auto with flexible program (); shutter-priority auto (); aperture-priority auto (); manual (); scene modes ( portrait; landscape; child; sports; close up; night portrait; night landscape; party/indoor; beach/snow; sunset; dusk/dawn; pet portrait; candlelight; blossom; autumn colors; food); special effects modes ( night vision; color sketch; miniature effect; selective color; silhouette; high key; low key
Exposure Compensation
±5 EV in increments of 1/3 or 1/2 EV
Exposure Bracketing
3 frames ±2EV in 1/3 steps
Exposure Lock
Luminosity locked at detected value with button
ISO Sensitivity
ISO 100 to 6400 in steps of 1/3 EV; can also be set to approx. 0.3, 0.7, 1 or 2 EV (ISO 25600 equivalent) above ISO 6400; auto ISO sensitivity control available
Active D-Lighting
Auto, extra high, high, normal, low, off
ADL Bracketing
2 exposures
Autofocus System
Nikon Multi-CAM 4800DX autofocus sensor module with TTL phase detection, 39 focus points (including 9 cross-type sensors), and AF-assist illuminator (range approx. 0.5 to 3 m/1 ft 8 in. to 9 ft 10 in.)
Detection range
-1 to +19 EV (ISO 100, 20°C/68°F)
Lesn 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 (M): Electronic rangefinder can be used
Focus Point
Can be selected from 39 or 11 focus points
AF-area modes
Single-point AF, 9-, 21- or 39-point dynamic-area AF, 3D-tracking, auto-area AF
Focus lock
Focus can be locked by pressing shutter-release button halfway (single-servo AF) or by pressing button
Built-in Flash
Yes
Guide Number
Approx. 39/12, 43/13 with manual flash (ft/m, ISO 100, 68°F/20°C)
Flash Control
TTL: i-TTL flash control using 2016-pixel RGB sensor is available with built-in flash and SB-910, SB-900, SB-800, SB-700, SB-600 or SB-400; i-TTL balanced fill-flash for digital SLR is used with matrix and center-weighted metering, standard i-TTL flash for digital SLR with spot metering
Flash Modes
Auto, auto with red-eye reduction, auto slow sync, auto slow sync with red-eye reduction, fill-flash, red-eye reduction, slow sync, slow sync with red-eye reduction, rear-curtain with slow sync, rear-curtain sync, off
Flash Compensation
-3 to +1 EV in increments of 1/3 EV
Flash-ready indicator
Lights when built-in flash or optional flash unit is fully charged; flashes after flash is fired at full output
Accessory Shoe
Yes with sync and data contacts and safety lock
Nikon Creative Lighting System (CLS)
Advanced Wireless Lighting supported with SB-910, SB-900, SB-800 or SB-700 as a master flash or SU-800 as commander; Flash Color Information Communication supported with all CLS-compatible flash units
White Balance
Auto, incandescent, fluorescent (7 types), direct sunlight, flash, cloudy, shade, preset manual, all except preset manual with fine-tuning
White Balance Bracketing
3 shots in steps of 1
Live View Shooting
Yes
Live View Lens servo
Autofocus (AF): Single-servo AF (AF-S); full-time-servo AF (AF-F); Manual focus (M)
Life View AF-area mode
Face-priority AF, wide-area AF, normal-area AF, subject-tracking AF
Live View Scene Auto Selector
Auto mode
Movie Metering
TTL exposure metering using main image sensor
Metering method Matrix
Movie Frame size (pixels) and frame rate
1920 x 1080, 60i (59.94 fields/s)/50i (50 fields/s)*, high/normal
1920 x 1080, 30p (progressive)/25p/24p, high/normal
1280 x 720, 60p/50p, high/normal
640 x 424, 30p/25p, high/normal
Movie File Format
MOV
Movie Video Compression
H.264/MPEG-4 Advanced Video Coding
Movie Audio recording format
Linear PCM
Audio recording device
Built-in monaural or external stereo microphone; sensitivity adjustable
Audio Maximum length
29 min. 59 s (3 min. in miniature effect mode)
Audio ISO sensitivity
ISO 100 to 6400; can also be set to approx. 0.3, 0.7, 1, or 2 EV (ISO 25600 equivalent) above ISO 6400
Monitor Size
Super Density 3.0 in. diagonal
Monitor Resolution
921,000 Dots
Monitor Angle of View
170-degree wide-viewing angle
Monitor Adjustments
Brightness, 7 levels
Playback Functions
Full-frame and thumbnail (4, 9, or 72 images or calendar) playback with playback zoom, movie playback, photo and/or movie slide shows, histogram display, highlights, auto image rotation, and image comment (up to 36 characters
Interface: USB
Hi-Speed USB
Video output
NTSC, PAL
HDMI output
Type C mini-pin HDMI connector
Accessory terminal
Wireless remote controller: WR-R10 (available separately) Remote cord: MC-DC2 (available separately) GPS unit: GP-1 (available separately)
Audio input
Stereo mini-pin jack (3.5-mm diameter)
Supported languages
Arabic, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Portugal and Brazil), Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian
Battery
One EN-EL14 Rechargeable Li-ion Battery
AC adapter
EH-5b AC Adapter; requires EP-5A Power Connector (available separately)
Tripod socket
1/4 in. (ISO 1222)
Dimensions (W x H x D)
Approx. 129 x 98 x 78 mm/5.1 x 3.9 x 3.1 in.
Weight
Approx. 555 g/1 lb 3.6 oz with battery and memory card but without body cap; approx. 505 g/1 lb 1.8 oz (camera body only)
Temperature
0 to 40°C/32 to 104°F
Humidity
85% or less (no condensation)

Nikon D5200 Reviews

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4.6

(based on 32 reviews)

96%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

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Most Liked Positive Review

 

First and probably last DSLR

I was once a film camera bug with a nice SLR and several lenses...then film got so hard to deal with and some 20 years ago I hung it up. Through the 20 years I bought a couple of dedicated digital cameras with the best quality/price available at the time and was always disappointed in the results compared with the film, it certainly wasn't easy to coax an "artsy" photo out of the devices. I then switched to using my phone which actually takes pretty great snapshots, but still not much in the ...

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I was once a film camera bug with a nice SLR and several lenses...then film got so hard to deal with and some 20 years ago I hung it up. Through the 20 years I bought a couple of dedicated digital cameras with the best quality/price available at the time and was always disappointed in the results compared with the film, it certainly wasn't easy to coax an "artsy" photo out of the devices. I then switched to using my phone which actually takes pretty great snapshots, but still not much in the way of control…and enlargements were just out of the question. So 20 years went by and I decided to move to a DSLR. I've always had great luck with refurbished units in other things like DVD players and whatnot and its holding true with this camera. I find that it was easy to pick up, and with minimal manual reading, take some pretty great shots. I've always been a gadget hound and not afraid to press buttons but the Nikon was very easy to navigate through the options and find what you need. I am very happy with this camera…the weight is good, the construction seems sturdy, controls are convenient, focus is fast, and takes great photos. I mostly use RAW/JPG F and have a fast 32gb memory card and have no problem with running out of memory in a day's shoot…some 800 shots. I'm not one to store photos in the camera so I download them after every shoot and delete the camera copy. If I were to go on an outing away from my computer for a few days I would probably want to get me another card or two. I have added a 55-200mm lens to the bundle (also refurbished) which really enhanced the capabilities. I'm thinking of a wide angle as a next Christmas present to myself, but the 18mm is almost as wide as the 24mm I had with my 35mm SLR so I'm not too sure I need it…maybe just a wide angle adapter!

Reviewed by 32 customers

 
4.0

AWESOME

By

from Miami, Florida  -  Casual Photographer

Purchased camera for my Wife for our upcoming Alaska vacation. Camera mostly to be used in the point and shoot mode but has the ability to be used in manual or in video modes. Nikon quality...........

 
4.0

Great Camera, not so sure about the lens

By

from St Louis, MO  -  Casual Photographer

I bought the refurb kit from Adorama and I really like the camera. It has some great features and takes really good pictures. The only thing I am not completely happy with is the lens. When adjusting the zoom ring slowly it sticks and I can't zoom smoothly. If I adjust it fast I don't notice any issues. I don't know if this is the nature of the lens or if it's only this way because it's a refurb. I also feel that the standard 55mm is inadequate for a zoom lens. I just purchased the 18-200mm and I have high hopes for that lens.

 
5.0

A Wonderful Camera

By

from Bountiful, utah  -  Photo Enthusiast

This camera is easy to learn how to use and the images are sharp. I am very happy with this camera.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Great camera

By

from KY  -  Photo Enthusiast

The camera overall is great. There is no scratches or marks that show its refurbished and it takes great pictures. The only complaint I have is that somehow the camera strap was left out of the package, but still not a big deal.

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Amazing camera!

By

from new york city  -  Photo Enthusiast

I use my nikon d5200 for family event, nature photography, and for taking pictures of birds. I have to say i was a little worried about the camera at first but i learned all the features of the camera within a week and i still have more to explore. There are endless possibilities with this camera! it takes sharp images and is great wit low lighting. I like the varied angle monitor which helps when I'm trying to take a group photo. Overall, it was a great purchase and i suggest it. If you you are looking for a more professional camera i suggest the nikon d7100

 
5.0

It doesnt get any better!

By

from Spring Hill, FL  -  Photo Enthusiast

Looks and functions like brand new. Only way you would tell it was a refurb is by the box and warranty. Great camera! Upgraded from a D40X so most of my accessories work fine with the 5200.

 
5.0

Nikon D5200

By

from Gloversville, NY  -  Semi-pro Photographer

This body is an upgrade to my D5000, and is used for landscape photography. The main selling feature for me was it was 14 bit vs 12 bit. This has eliminated the need for a graduated neutral density filter or doing HDR, as it has nearly a 2 f/stop increase in dynamic range. The auto white balance seems to do a much better job than that on the D5000 The controls are straight forward and easy to use. Image quality is very good, this excellent color. Was torn between this and the D7100, glad I saved the money. Only down, after 100 shots, battery was getting low. This may have been a more function of the weather, as it was only 15 degrees out.

(0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Still learning

By

from Montville, Maine  -  Semi-Pro Photographer

It is really too soon to tell. I have been using a Panasonic FZ200 (4th Panasonic) and it is like an extension of myself. Learning to use this camera is challenging and I do not think I am getting the best out of it as yet. The weather has been bitterly cold, snowing or raining! So not idea for practicing! I would hope to update this review in a couple of months.

 
5.0

Great camera at goodprice

By

from Rock Island, TN  -  Casual Photographer

I had budget, am amateur , but wanted latest features. Did lot of research, and decided this was camera I wanted, and Adorama was where I wanted to purchase it. Both met all my expectations.

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Great camera at a great price

By

from Marshall, Texas  -  Semi-Pro Photographer

I had a D3100 and wanted to move up a bit in ISO and mega pixel and when I saw this refurbished D5200 I had to jump in. I usually don't care about megapixels, but as I have been doing more sports related photography and offering larger prints and Fatheads I feel the larger pixels give me better resolution. It is not a huge jump in ISO, but any increase is a help with the lighting at our football stadium! Was not interested initially in bracketing and HDR photography, but tried it right off and love being able to have this in my bag of tricks. The extra 2 frames a sec is great too. This camera should take care of my needs until I am ready to jump to the D7100 or maybe finally to Full frame. I would definitely recommend this camera! Tack sharp images!

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Shopper  Warranty?
JOSHUA K  Yep, the warranty on any Nikon refurnished product is 90 days from date of purchase.
Deanna C  Do Nikon accessories come with this refurbished camera?
MARC C  What accessories? It comes with everything that normally comes with the regular retail version. Also, on the product page is a prominent link: "What is included?" which would have answered your question immediately.
Charles W  I want a USA model and am considering a refurbished 5200 model for budget reasons. I assume the refurbished Nikon 5200 has the same technical capability as a new unit. If my assumptions are incorrect, please advise. My first question; is the cosmetic quality of the refurbished camera comparable to a new unit? My second question; is the extended warranty offered by Nikon or Adorama? Either way would both parts and labor be included for both the lens and body for (1) one year? Thank you for your reply.
ASHA V  Yes, it has the same technical capability. I found no difference to cosmetic quality. IT's as good as new. Not sure about warranty as we did not purchase one.
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