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Nikon D80 Digital SLR Camera Body - Refurbished by Nikon U.S.A. Refurbished

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About Nikon D80

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. And its class-leading resolution is only matched by itsability to outperform its predecessors.

One of the key advances in the D80 is its high-resolution image-processing engine. A dedicated new high-performance system large scale integrated processing chip greatly accelerates performance on all levels, while also consuming less power than its predecessors.

The D80 starts up in a mere 0.18 seconds, so is ready to shoot immediately. Its short shutter release time lag of just 80 milliseconds helps ensure 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.

Capable of shooting a rapid 3 frames per second in continuous bursts of up to 100 JPEG images, the D80 makes it easier to stay on top of the action or to capture those unexpected yet precious picture opportunities.

The EN-EL3e rechargeable lithium-ion battery increases energy capacity to deliver 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 help insure consistently satisfying results & greater creative freedom in the field.

Nikon's highly robust i-TTL flash control evaluates flash exposure with greater precision to achieve better automatic flash balance & deliver outstanding results. The D80 incorporates a large, new 2.5-inch high-resolution LCD monitor that provides an ultra-wide 170-degree viewing angle. Images can be previewed at up to 25 times magnification to help accurately assess sharpness.

Refinements to the new 11-area AF system ensure consistently fast & precise focus acquisition under varying shooting conditions, all 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 clear view for precise composition. The diopter adjustment control knob also makes it easier to fine tune the view to match eyesight.

The D80 offers a variety of built-in slideshow options, including style selections such as the Pictmotion option that control transitions & background music. Enjoy on the camera's 2.5-inch LCD monitor, or on a television with audio when connected via supplied AV Cable.

The Nikon D80 is commonly used for Art, Family photos, Fun, Landscape/scenery, Low light, Sports/action, Travel, Weddings, Wildlife and more.The Nikon D80 is most used by customers who consider themselves to be a Photo enthusiast among others.The Nikon D80 is popular because customers like the following qualities of the Nikon D80: Easy to use, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Fast shutter speed, Good image quality, Great picture quality, High ISO performance, Image stabilization, Large clear LCD, Quiet, Simple controls and Strong construction

Nikon D80 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.

Nikon D80 Specifications

Type of Camera
Single-lens reflex digital camera
Effective Pixels
10.2 million
Image Sensor
RGB CCD, 23.6 x 15.8mm; total pixels: 10.75 million, Nikon DX format
Image Size (pixels)
3,872 x 2,592 [L], 2,896 x 1,944 [M], 1,936 x 1,296 [S]
ISO Sensitivity
100 to 1600 (ISO equivalent) in steps of 1/3 EV, plus HI-0.3, HI-0.7 and HI-1
Storage Media
SD memory card
Storage System
Compressed NEF (RAW): 12-bit compression, JPEG: JPEG baseline-compliant
File System
Exif 2.21, Compliant DCF 2.0 and DPOF
White Balance
Auto (TTL white balance with 420-pixel RGB sensor), six manual modes with fine-tuning, color temperature setting (Kelvin), preset white balance; white balance bracketing also available
LCD Monitor
2.5-in., 230,000-dot, low-temperature polysilicon TFT LCD with brightness adjustment allows up to 170-degree viewing angle.
Playback Function
1) Full frame; 2) Thumbnail (4 or 9 segments); 3) Zoom; 4) Slideshow (Standard or Pictmotion); 5) RGB histogram indication; 6) Shooting data; 7) Highlight point display; 8) Auto image rotation
Delete Function
Card format, All photographs delete, Selected photographs delete
Video Output
Can be selected from NTSC and PAL
Interface
USB 2.0 (Hi-speed) (mini-B connector); SD card slot: supports firmware updates via SD cards
Text Input
Up to 36 characters of alphanumeric text input available with LCD monitor and multi-selector; stored in Exif header
Compatible Lenses
Nikon F mount (with AF coupling and AF contacts)
Picture Angle
Equivalent in 35mm [135] format is approx. 1.5 times lens focal length
Viewfinder
Fixed eye-level pentaprism; built-in diopter adjustment (-2.0 to +1.0m-1)
Eyepoint
19.5mm (-1.0m-1)
Focusing Screen
Type-B BriteView Clear Matte screen Mark II with superimposed focus brackets andOn-Demand grid lines
Viewfinder Frame Coverage
Approx. 95% (vertical and horizontal)
Viewfinder Magnification
Approx. 0.94x with 50mm lens at infinity; -1.0m-1
Viewfinder Information
Focus indications, Metering system, AE/FV lock indicator, Flash sync indicator, Shutter speed, Aperture value, Exposure/Exposure compensation indicator, ISO sensitivity, Exposure mode, Flash output level compensation, Exposure compensation, Number of remaining exposures
Autofocus
TTL phase detection by Nikon Multi-CAM 1000 autofocus module with AF-assist illuminator (approx. 0.5m to 3.0m); Detection range: EV -1 to +19 (ISO 100 equivalent, at normal temperature: 20°C/68°F)
Lens Servo
Instant single-servo (AF-S); continuous-servo (AF-C); auto AF-S/AF-C selection (AF-A); manual (M); predictive focus tracking automatically activated according to subject status in continuous-servo AF
Focus Areas
11 areas; any single area can be selected; center focus area can be switched from normal to wide-frame
AF Area Modes
1) Single Area AF: Focuses only on subjects in the selected area. Selection canbe made from any one of the eleven AF spot sensors. 2) Dynamic Area AF: Focuses on subject in the selected area, but follows the subject if it moves from its original position, shifting instantly and automatically to the focus area into which the subject has moved. 3) Auto-area AF: measures all 11 focus areas, automatically determines which of them are on the primary subject, and activates only those areas.
Focus Lock
Focus can be locked by pressing shutter-release button halfway (single-servo AF)or by pressing AE-L/AF-L button
Exposure Metering System
Three-mode through-the-lens (TTL) exposure metering; 1) 3D Color Matrix MeteringII (type G and D lenses); color matrix metering II (other CPU lenses); metering performed by 420-segment RGB sensor; 2) Center-weighted: Weight of 75% given to 6, 8, or 10mm diameter circle in center of frame; 3) Spot: Meters 3.5mm diametercircle (about 2.5% of frame) centered on active focus area (on center focus areawhen non-CPU lens is used, or if Auto-area AF is selected)
Exposure Metering Range
(ISO 100, f/1.4 lens, 20°C/68°F): 1) EV 0 to 20 (3D Color Matrix or center-weighted metering); 2) EV 2 to 20 (spot metering)
Exposure Meter Coupling
CPU coupling
Exposure Modes
Digital Vari-Program (Auto, Portrait, Landscape, Macro Close up, Sports, Night Landscape, Night Portrait); Programmed Auto [P] with flexible program; Shutter-Priority Auto [S]; Aperture Priority Auto [A]; Manual [M]
Exposure Compensation
±5 EV in increments of 1/3 or 1/2 EV
Exposure Lock
Luminosity locked at detected value with AE-L/AF-L button
Auto Exposure and Flash Bracketing
2 to 3 exposures in increments between 1/3 to 2.0 EV
Shooting Modes
1) Single frame shooting mode; 2) Continuous shooting mode: approx. 3 frames per second; 3) Self-timer; 4) Delayed remote mode; 5) Quick-response remote mode
Shutter
Electronically-controlled vertical-travel focal plane shutter, 30 to 1/4000 sec.in steps of 1/3 or 1/2 EV, bulb
Sync Contact
X-contact only; flash synchronization at up to 1/200 sec.
Flash Control
1) TTL: TTL flash control by 420-pixel RGB sensorBuilt-in Flash, SB-800, SB-600:i-TTL balanced fill-flash (except when using spot metering exposure mode), Built-in Flash, SB-800, SB-600: standard i-TTL flash (when using spot metering);2) Auto aperture: Available with SB-800 with CPU lens; 3) Non-TTL Auto: Available with Speedlights such as SB-800, 80DX, 28DX, 28, 27, and 22s; 4) Range-priority manual; available with SB-800
Flash Sync Mode
1) Auto; 2) Fill-in flash; 3) Red-eye Reduction; 4) Red-eye Reduction with Slow Sync; 5) SlowSync; 6) Rear-curtain Sync; 7) Off
Built-in Flash
(Auto, Portrait, Macro Close up, Night Portrait) auto flash with auto pop-up; Manual pop-up with button releaseGuide number (ISO 100, m/ft.): approx. 13/42
Flash Compensation
-3 to +1 EV in increments of 1/3 or 1/2 EV
Accessory Shoe
Standard ISO hot-shoe contact with safety lock provided
Self-timer
Electronically controlled timer with 2 to 20 seconds duration (2, 5, 10, and 20 second selectable)
Depth of Field Preview
When CPU lens is attached, lens aperture can be stopped down to value selected by user (A and M modes) or value selected by camera (P and S modes)
Remote Control
Via MC-DC1 Remote Cord (optional) or ML-L3 Wireless Remote Control (optional)
Power Source
One EN-EL3e Rechargeable Li-ion Battery, MB-D80 battery pack (optional) with oneor two rechargeable Nikon EN-EL3e Li-ion batteries or six AA alkaline (LR6), Ni-MH (HR6), lithium (FR6) batteries, or nickel-manganese (ZR6) AA batteries, EH-5 AC Adapter (optional)
Tripod Socket
1/4 in. (ISO 1222)
Dimensions
(W x H x D): Approx. 5.2 x 4.1 x 3.0 in. (132 x 103 x 77mm)
Weight
Approximately 1 lb. 5 oz. (585g) without battery, memory card, body cap, or monitor cover
Mfr #
25412 B
SKU
INKD80R

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4.2

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Most Liked Positive Review

 

Adorama delivers refurbished D80 bodies

Save almost $[...] with a refurbished camera that Nikon made like new. Buy a Mack Camera Warranty for $5[...] and you can have a trouble-free camera for 3 years. Net savings pays for the 18-55mm standard lens.Adorama tells it like it is. They don't publish lowball prices on the internet for unknown origin cameras and then charge for the box, battery, manual, cables and everything else that shound come with it. Not to mention they advertise with a bunch of different names and you're not su

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Save almost $[...] with a refurbished camera that Nikon made like new. Buy a Mack Camera Warranty for $5[...] and you can have a trouble-free camera for 3 years. Net savings pays for the 18-55mm standard lens.Adorama tells it like it is. They don't publish lowball prices on the internet for unknown origin cameras and then charge for the box, battery, manual, cables and everything else that shound come with it. Not to mention they advertise with a bunch of different names and you're not sure who they really are.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Are you feeling lucky

Well, mine didn't work at all and I had to send it to service center. I guess it really depends on luck.

Reviewed by 20 customers

 
5.0

Love it

By

purchased a D80 several years ago and have used it a lot (20,000 Clicks) it has been reliable and given no trouble. Purchased this body as a backup just in case my first one gets broken on a trip to Alaska

 
5.0

Awesome camera for the money!

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Purchased my first Nikon D80 back in November 2006 and I still have it. Wanted to get another D80 so I would not have to change lenses all the time especially with my AF-S Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VRII. I decide to get the refurbished by Nikon USA D80 from Adorama. Shipped ASAP and to my surprize the D80 was like brand new. I swear it was never used. I set it up right away and started taking pictures. Think I will put my lense above on this camera. Five of my pictures taken with the D80 have made it into Calendars. You can't go wrong. Easy to use and set up.

 
4.0

Solid, flexible digital body for non-pro

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I purchased this refurbished D80 as a back-up to my original D80 when that one developed a malfunction after seven years of use. Overall the D80 is a good digital base for the non-pro to transition from film photography while still making use of an investment in Nikkor lenses. The body allows the user a complete range of automation from point and shoot to full manual operation, in both exposure and focus. I purchased the original to transition from a manual focus, match-needle Nikkormat. To be consistent with my extended previous Nikkormat experience I mostly use the D80 on manual focus, in the program mode (which allows easy adjusting of shutter speed vs f-stop for a given exposure level) with the center-weighted metering option. I use the camera with a range of Nikkor lenses for landscape, nature and wildlife photography as I travel around the country in the RV that is my home. I particularly like, and make use of, the ability to sharpen or soften the image contrast for different situations. The only disadvantage of the D80 is the small image sensor which makes all my lenses about 50% longer effective focal length. The refurbished unit appears and functions as nearly new with only a few scratches on the protective shield for the rear display. As a Nikon refurbished product the only drawback is the very limited 90 day warranty, which I corrected my purchasing a Mack 3 year service contract.

 
4.0

Nice

By

I've owned the D=80 before and found it to be a nice camera. I am satisfied...use it for news photographry

 
4.0

Great product...As Promised

By

Wanted a Nikon body that would use my existing lenses and not have any "video" usage.

 
5.0

Great replacement

By

This was a replacement for my Nikon D80 that I had for years (I discovered that my old Nikon didn't take kindly to being submerged in lake water). So far I am very happy with the replacement. Image quality is perfect, and just as easy to use as my old camera. I would recommend the Nikon D80 to anyone, this is a great all around camera.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Like new

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This is my second nikon camera, is an excelent spare one, i allready have an Nikon D300s, but sometimes need to change lens and does not have enougn time, this refurbished camera is like new an now ihave two good cameras

 
5.0

Refirbished Nikon DS 80 body

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This reconditioned Nikon D80 body arrived in perfect condition--I can't tell it from a new one! So far it has worked perfectly,so Iam very happy with it!

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

D-80 Nikon

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I cover Auto Racing from noon to midnight with my D-80 as the action and my D-40 for the close up and my S-570 for video interviews !I have a F 2.8 70 - 200 lens and shoot with no flash except a the not so well lighted tracks ! then use my 900 flash .

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

NO KIDDING NIKON

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Steady to hold when taking slow shutter speed pictures

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Denny L  Can I use this camera with nikon lens DX AF-S nikkor 18-55mm ?
WILLIAM O  I will assume that the lens you mean is this one: Nikon 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G ED II AF-S DX Zoom Lens. With some very limited exceptions Nikon says that any "D" or "G" (the ones without an aperture ring) lens will work with the D80. Furthermore, the D80 has a "DX" size sensor like most of the consumer-level Nikon DSLR's so the lens will provide an image over the complete sensor area so that is no problem. Consequently, I believe that the lens will function fine with D80. In fact, with the AF-S feature (focus motor in the lens) it should work better than the older AF-D (focus driven by camera motor and somewhat weak gears) version.
Denny L  Thank you William. I have Nikon D3100 and I want to upgrade to next level. I know I should take D7000 but this D80 is half price from D7000 (refurbished). What do you think, should I take this D80 ? Thank you so much.
Denny L  Can I use this camera with nikon lens DX AF-S nikkor 18-55mm ?
WILLIAM O  I will assume that the lens you mean is this one: Nikon 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G ED II AF-S DX Zoom Lens. With some very limited exceptions Nikon says that any "D" or "G" (the ones without an aperture ring) lens will work with the D80. Furthermore, the D80 has a "DX" size sensor like most of the consumer-level Nikon DSLR's so the lens will provide an image over the complete sensor area so that is no problem. Consequently, I believe that the lens will function fine with D80. In fact, with the AF-S feature (focus motor in the lens) it should work better than the older AF-D (focus driven by camera motor and somewhat weak gears) version.
Denny L  Thank you William. I have Nikon D3100 and I want to upgrade to next level. I know I should take D7000 but this D80 is half price from D7000 (refurbished). What do you think, should I take this D80 ? Thank you so much.
Denny L  Can I use this camera with nikon lens DX AF-S nikkor 18-55mm ?
WILLIAM O  I will assume that the lens you mean is this one: Nikon 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G ED II AF-S DX Zoom Lens. With some very limited exceptions Nikon says that any "D" or "G" (the ones without an aperture ring) lens will work with the D80. Furthermore, the D80 has a "DX" size sensor like most of the consumer-level Nikon DSLR's so the lens will provide an image over the complete sensor area so that is no problem. Consequently, I believe that the lens will function fine with D80. In fact, with the AF-S feature (focus motor in the lens) it should work better than the older AF-D (focus driven by camera motor and somewhat weak gears) version.
Denny L  Thank you William. I have Nikon D3100 and I want to upgrade to next level. I know I should take D7000 but this D80 is half price from D7000 (refurbished). What do you think, should I take this D80 ? Thank you so much.
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