Nikon D80 Digital SLR Camera / Lens Kit with 18 - 55mm f/3.5-5.6G ED II AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor Lens, 4 GB SD Memory Card, Spare EN-EL3e Lithium-Ion Rechargeable Battery, Slinger System Bag


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About Nikon INKD80K3A

The D80 features a 10.2 effective megapixel Nikon DX Format CCD image sensor. Optimized to capture sharp details & yield extraordinarily high-resolution images, this new sensor provides plenty of freedom to crop creatively or print impressive enlargements. Its class-leading resolution is only matched by it's ability to outperform its predecessors.

A key advancement is the high-resolution, high-performance image-processing engine, also consuming less power than its predecessors. Starts up in 0.18 seconds, ready to shoot immediately. Its short shutter release time lag of just 80 milliseconds ensures instant response while shooting, as does the fast & precise focus of the new 11-area AF system with AF-assist illuminator. Images are processed & recorded extremely fast while preview images are displayed instantly.

Shoots a rapid 3 frames p.s. in continuous bursts of up to 100 JPEG images, makeing it easier to stay on top of the action & capture unexpected, precious picture opportunities.

The EN-EL3e rechargeable lithium-ion battery delivers enough power to shoot as many as 2,700 images per charge. Consistently dependable exposure is the hallmark of Nikon's exclusive 3D Color Matrix Metering II. Exclusive in-camera image editiing features under the D80's retouch menu insure consistent results & greater creative freedom in the field.

A highly robust i-TTL flash control evaluates flash exposure with greater precision to achieve better auto flash ballance with outstanding results. The D80 incorporates a large, new 2.5-inch high-resolution LCD monitor providing an ultra-wide 170-degree viewing angle. Preview at up to 25 times magnification to help accurately assess sharpness.

Refinements to the 11-area AF system ensure consistently fast, precise focus acquisition under varying conditions, while adding effective new focusing options. The D80 incorporates 7 Digital Vari-Programs (Auto, Portrait, Landscape, Macro Close up, Sports, Night Landscape, Night Portrait)

Optimization of sharpening, contrast, color, saturation & hue is controlled by the choice of Normal, Softer, Vivid, More Vivid, Portrait, Custom & Black & White. A new eye-level optical viewfinder features large magnification (0.94x) & helps ensure a clearer view.

Features a variety of slideshow options, & style selections like the Pictmotion option that control transitions & background music. Enjoy on the camera's 2.5-inch LCD monitor, or on a television with audio (via supplied AV Cable)

The 18mm - 55mm f/3.5-5.6G ED AF-S DX is a ultracompact, lightweight standard zoom lens with a 3x focal range that is ideal for everyday photography, offers a remarkable cost-to-performance ratio & features optics optimized for use with Nikon digital SLRs. It is ideally suited to the new Nikon D50.

The lens offers users the popular 18-55mm focal length range, which conveniently covers everything from tight indoor portraits to standard snap shots.

Nikon INKD80K3A Features

  • The D80's new 10.2-megapixel Nikon DX format image sensor and advanced image processing engine are only part of the D80 story
  • Nikon's exclusive 3D Color Matrix Metering II assures accurate exposures along with Variable-Size Center- Weighted Metering and a choice of 11 Spot Meters linked to each of the 11 AF sensors.
  • Start-up takes a mere 0.18 seconds and shutter release time lag is only 80 milliseconds, delivering instant response that's as much as 32% faster than competing cameras. The D80 shoots at up to 3 frames per second in continuous bursts of up to
  • The EN-EL3e rechargeable lithium-ion battery allows as many as 2,700 images per charge*.
  • New exclusive in-camera image editing functions include:
  • D-Lighting, which automatically balances lighting and brings out detail to enhance results.
  • In-camera Red-eye correction automatically detects and compensates for red-eye.
  • Images can be trimmed within the camera to produce smaller files with reduced display sizes.
  • Image Overlay merges a pair of selected D80 RAW files to create a separate composite image within the camera.
  • Monochrome settings (Black-and-white, Sepia, Cyanotype)
  • Filter Effects (Skylight, Warm Tone, Customized Colors)
  • Nikon's advanced Multi-CAM 1000 AF Sensor Module, the core technology of which was introduced in the D200, ensures consistently fast and precise focus lock under varying shooting conditions.
  • A new 2.5-inch TFT LCD color monitor with 170-degree wide angle makes image and menu viewing easier.
  • D80 incorporates 7 Digital Vari-Programs (Auto, Portrait, Landscape, Macro Close-up, Sports, Night Landscape, and Night Portrait) enabling photographers to capture remarkable pictures with ease?automatically.
  • Appealing to photo enthusiasts who enjoy personal control, the D80 features Programmed Auto with Flexible Program; Shutter-Priority Auto; Aperture Priority Auto; and Manual.
  • D80's Speedlight with Nikon's exclusive i-TTL flash control is available when natural lighting is inadequate and adds balanced fill flash to offset backlighting.
  • Of course, the D80 offers full support for the Nikon Advanced Wireless Lighting System, letting the built-in Speedlight function as a remote commander that provides direct control over two remote groups of wireless SB-600, SB-800 or SB-R200 Speedlights.
  • Precision advanced Auto White Balance (AWB) produces natural coloration by matching white balance to the light source
  • The D80 also offers a variety of built-in slideshow options, including style selections such as the Pictmotion option that controls transitions and background music. Shows can be enjoyed on the camera's 2.5-inch LCD monitor or on a television, with audio when connected via the supplied AV cable.
  • Ideal as a normal lens designed exclusively for Nikon DX format SLRs, this ultra-compact 18-55mm 3X zoom provides superb versatility in a wide variety of shooting situations.
  • New compact rod-type Silent Wave Motor (SWM) enables ultra-high speed autofocusing with exceptional accuracy and super-quiet operation.
  • ED glass element achieves minimized chromatic aberration and superior optical performance.
  • Hybrid aspherical element ensures high resolution and contrast.
  • Focus Mode switch enables quick-switching between A (Autofocus) and M (Manual Focus).
  • 7-blade rounded diaphragm for more natural out-of-focus highlights.
  • Nikon Super Integrated Coating minimizes ghosting and flare to provide even higher contrast and more vivid images, even in challenging light conditions.
  • Enables focusing from as close as 28cm (11 in.) from the subject through its entire focal range
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