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Nikon D70 6.1 Megapixels Digital Slr Camera Kit W/18-70 Lens

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About this item

The D70 employs the popular Nikon DX Format sensor & Nikon F lens mount design, maintaining seamless compatibility with all AF Nikkor lenses & allowing you to take full advantage of high quality DX Nikkor lenses designed exclusively for Nikon's D-series digital SLR cameras optimized to achieve outstanding center-to-edge-to-corner image quality. Developed concurrently as a perfect match for daily use with the D70 and compatible with all Nikon D-Series SLR models, the new AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor 18-70mm f/3.5-4.5G IF-ED combines top performance & outstanding value.

The D70 is ready to use the instant it is turned on. The 5-area autofocus system is fast & precise, includes an AF-assist illuminator to help maximize performance even in dark conditions. Shoots a rapid 3 frames per sec for a continuous burst of 12 pictures (maximum) thanks to improved buffer memory handling, faster image processing, increased memory card access speed & greater system bus bandwidth.

Controls are located for easy access & smooth operation. Menus are presented clearly on the large LCD monitor. And, innovative new shooting options have been added to simplify the photographic process, whether controlled manually or via advanced automatic operation. Of particular note are Nikon's 7 new automated Digital Vari-Program selections accessed from the new Mode dial for a combination of personal control & powerful automatic operation t hat helps achieve great results under even complex conditions.

Shutter speeds of 30 to 1/8,000 sec. ensure full creative control. The built-in auto pop-up flash can synchronize at shutter speeds of up to 1/500 sec. for great fill flash effects. Sensitivity can be set between ISO 200 to 1600 or controlled automatically across the same range of settings to maximize availablelight.

A new 6.1 effective megapixel Nikon DX Format CCD image sensor featuring wider dynamic range & a higher signal to noise ratio produces 3,008 x 2,000-pixel images with high resolution & superbly sharp details for making large prints, or for cropping.

The D70's advanced System LSI processor is programmed for next generation performance to produce the finest in vivid colors & clarity, while maximizing the speed of file compression, memory buffer handling, simultaneous recording ofJPEG & NEF (Nikon Electronic Format) files, & near-instant LCD image display.

Nikon's acclaimed 3D Color Matrix Meter with 1,005-pixel sensor assures accurateauto TTL white balance. 6 different manual white balance modes, preset white balance, & white balance bracketing are also available for full creative control. Exposure compensation & flash exposure compensation combine with auto bracketing to further aid in achieving the perfect shot. The EN-EL3 lithium-ion battery delivers the power to shoot up to 2,000 images(1) on a single charge, & there is a disposable battery holder as well. Diverse playback options, versatile custom settings, a USB nterface too.

What's Included With This Item

  • Battery
  • Charger
  • Instruction Manual

Key Features

  • New Nikon DX Format CCD imaging sensor features an improved signal to noise ratio and broader dynamic range that produces 3,008 x 2,000-pixel images with high resolution and superbly sharp details.
  • 6.1 effective megapixels
  • New advanced digital image processor uses next-generation algorithms to handle all steps of digital image processing and optimize image quality, while also controlling auto white balance, auto tone and color control, as well as real-time processes to diminish digital noise and produce beautiful long exposure shots.
  • Accurate white balance achieved by Nikon's acclaimed 3D Color Matrix Meter with 1,005-pixel for highly precise control over white balance regardless of lightingconditions.
  • Continuous shooting at 3 frames per second for a continuous burst of up to 144 pictures
  • Ultra-short shutter time lag is hardly noticeable and unrivalled in its class
  • Immediate power-up has the D70 ready to take pictures before your finger can reach the shutter button
  • High performance System LSI uses next-generation programming to greatly increasethe speed of all processing and writing operations.
  • High-speed, high precision 5-area AF system with predictive focus tracking and Lock-on ensures quick response and sharp focus, while an AF-assist illuminator helps ensure top performance in dark situations
  • Fast shutter speed with a range from 30 to 1/8,000 sec. for full creative control.
  • Fast flash sync shutter speeds up to 1/500 sec. available for great fill-effectsunder brighter light conditions
  • Seven New Automated Digital Vari-Program selections easily accessed from the newMode Dial deliver automatic operation that optimizes white balance, sharpening, tone, color, saturation and hue for crisp and vivid results
  • Image enhancement options optimize sharpening, contrast, tone, color, saturationand hue
  • Flexible sensitivity control from ISO 200 to 1600 to match most any lighting condition
  • Optimized exposure with a choice of three TTL exposure modes, including Nikon's acclaimed 3D Color Matrix Meter
  • Auto exposure bracketing helps you achieve the exact results you desire
  • Nikon's built-in iTTL automatic balanced Fill-Flash can shoot at synchronized speeds up to 1/500 second for great fill effects when shooting in brighter lighting conditions.
  • New Generation Color Reproduction System offers a choice of three color modes toensure the best match for the shot when operating the camera manually.
  • Quality optical viewfinder features high magnification, diopter correction, complete info display, and On-Demand grid lines to aid in composition.
  • Large LCD monitor with user-friendly menus located directly below the viewfinderdisplays bigger menu fonts and icons that use familiar keywords for ease of understanding
  • 25 Custom Settings allow you to personalize the operation of your D70 to match your shooting style or the demands of different shooting conditions

Technical Specs

Type of Camera: Single-lens reflex digital camera
Effective Pixels: 6.1 million
Image Sensor: RGB CCD, 23.7 x 15.6 mm; total pixels: 6.24 million
Image Size (pixels): 3008 x 2000 [L], 2240 x 1448 [M], 1504 x 1000 [S]
Sensitivity: 200 to 1600 (ISO equivalent) in steps of 1/3 EV
Storage Media: CompactFlash" (CF) Card (Type I and II ) and Microdrive"
Storage System: Compressed NEF (RAW): 12-bit lossless compression, JPEG: JPEG baseline-compliant
File System: Exif 2.21, Compliant DCF 2.0 and DPOF
Storage (Number of: RAW approx. 23, FINE approx. 73, NORMAL approx. 144, BASIC approx. 279, RAW & BASIC approx. 21
White Balance: Auto (TTL white balance with 1,005 pixels RGB sensor), six manual modes with fine-tuning, preset white balance, white balance bracketing possible
LCD Monitor: 1.8-in., 130,000 -dot, low-temperature polysilicon TFT LCD with brightness adjustment
Playback Function: 1 frame: Thumbnail (4 or 9 segments); Magnifying playback; Slide show; Histogramindication; Highlight point display; Auto image rotation
Delete Function: Card format, All frames delete, Selected frames delete
Video Output: Can be selected from NTSC and PAL
Interface: USB: Mass Storage and PTP selectable
Text Input: Up to 36 characters of alphanumeric text input available with LCD monitor and multi-selector; stored in Exif header
Compatible Lenses: 1) DX Nikkor: All functions supported; 2) Type G- or D-AF Nikkor: All functions supported; 3) Micro Nikkor 85mm F2.8D: All functions supported except some exposrue modes; 4) Other AF Nikkor (excluding lenses for F3AF): All functions supported except 3D Color Matrix Metering, i-TTL balanced Fill-Flash for digital SLR;
Compatible Lenses: 5) AI-P Nikkor: All functions supported except 3D Color Matrix Metering, i-TTL balanced Fill-Flash for digital SLR and autofocus; 6) Non-CPU: Can be used in exposure mode M, but exposure meter does not function; electronic range finder can be used if maximum aperture is f/5.6 or faster. 7) IX Nikkor Lenses cannot be used.
Picture Angle: Equivalent in 35 mm [135] format is approx. 1.5 times lens focal length
Viewfinder: Fixed-eyelevel penta-Dach-mirror type; built-in diopter adjustment (-1.6 to +0.5m -1)
Eyepoint: 18 mm (-1.0 m -1)
Focusing Screen: B-type BriteView clear matte screen II with superimposed focus brackets and On-Demand grid lines
Viewfinder Frame Coverage: Approx. 95%
Viewfinder Magnification: Approx. 0.75x with 50 mm lens at infinity; -1.0 m-1
Viewfinder Information: Focus indications, Metering system, AE/FV lock indicator, Shutter speed, Aperture value, Exposure/Exposure compensation indicator,Exposure mode, Flash output level compensation, Exposure compensation, Number of remaining exposures
Autofocus: TTL phase detection by Nikon Multi-CAM900 autofocus module with AF-assist illuminator (approx. 0.5 m to 3.0 m) Detection range: EV -1 to +19 (ISO 100 equivalent, at normal temperature: 20°C/68°F)
Lens Servo: 1) Autofocus (AF): single-servo AF (AF-S); continuous servo AF (AF-C); predictive focus tracking automatically activated according to subject status2) Manual focus (M)
Focus Area: Can be selected from 5 focus areas
AF Area Mode: 1) Single Area AF, 2) Dynamic Area AF,3) Closest Subject Priority Dynamic Area AF
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: TTL full-aperture exposure metering system(1) 3D color matrix metering with 1,005-pixel RGB sensor(2) Center-weighted: Weight of 75% (8mm dia. circle) givento 6, 8, 10, or 13 mm dia. circle in center of frame, or weighting based on average of entire frame(3) Spot: Meters 2.3 mm dia. circle (about 1% of frame) centered on active focus area
Exposure Metering: 1) EV 0 to 20 (3D color matrix or center-weighted metering)2) EV 2 to 20 (spot metering) (ISO 100 equivalent, f/1.4 lens, 20°C/68°F)
Exposure Meter Coupling: CPU coupling
Exposure Mode: Digital Vari-Program ( Auto, Portrait, Landscape, 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
Auto Exposure Lock: Luminosity locked at detected value with AE-L/AF-L button
Auto Exposure Bracketing: Two or three frames ±2EV in 1/3 or 1/2 steps
Shooting Modes: 1) Single frame shooting mode2) Continuous shooting mode: approx. 3 frames per second3) Self-timer/remote control mode
Shutter: Combined mechanical and CCD electronic shutter,30 to 1/8000 s in steps of 1/3 or1/2 EV, bulb
Sync Contact: X-contact only; flash synchronization at up to 1/500 second
Flash Control 1) TTL: TTL flash control by 1,005 pixel RGB sensor Built-in Speedlight: i-TTL balanced Fill-Flash or standard i-TTL flash (spot metering or mode dial set to [M]) SB-800 or 600: i-TTL balanced Fill-Flash or standard i-TTL flash (spot metering)2) Auto aperture: Available with SB-800 and 600 with CPU lens3) Non-TTLAuto: Available with Speedlights such as SB-800, 80DX, 28DX, 28, 27, and 22s4) Range-priority manual available with SB-800 and 600
Flash Sync Mode: 1) Front-Curtain Sync (normal sync), 2) Red-Eye Reduction, 3) Red-Eye Reduction with Slow Sync, 4) Slow Sync, 5) Rear-Curtain Sync
Built-in Speedlight: auto flash with auto pop-up[P], [S], [A], [M]: manual pop-up with button release Guide number (ISO 200/ISO 100, m): approx. 15/11 (manual full 17/12)
Flash Compensation: -3 to +1 EV in increments of 1/3 or 1/2EV
Accessory Shoe: Standard ISO hot-shoe contact with safety lock provided
Self-timer: Electronically controlled timer with 2 to 20 second duration
Depth of Field Preview: When CPU lens is attached, lens aperture can be stopped down and previewed by pressing the preview button
Remote Control: ML-L3 wireless remote controller (optional)
Power Source: One rechargeable Nikon Li-ion Battery EN-EL3;Three CR2 lithium batteries (with supplied CR2 Battery Holder MS-D70) AC Adapter EH-5 (optional)
Dimensions (W x H x D): Approx. 5.5 x 4.4 x 3.1 inches
Weight (without battery): Approx. 21 oz without battery, memory card, body cap, or monitor cover
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