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The Nikon D60:

Nikon D60

Announced in January 2008, the Nikon D60 replaced the entry level Nikon D40x. It utilizes the same 10.2 megapixel sensor found in the Nikon D200 and Nikon D80, and adds Nikons EXPEED processor, first introduced in the Nikon D3 and D300 a few months prior, as well as a self cleaning sensor unit.

At virtually the same size as the Nikon D40, the very compact Nikon D60 is the smallest Nikon DSLR ever made. Designed to be small and very simple to use, the Nikon D60 produces outstanding results, and is consistently one of the best selling and most popular DSLRs.

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Nikon D60
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Nikon D60

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Nikon D60 Specifications:

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Manufacturer: Nikon
Model: D60
MSRP: $749.99
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Date Announced: 2008-01-29
Sensor Format, Size: DX Format
15.8 x 23.6mm
Sensor Type: CCD
Automatic Sensor Cleaner: Yes
Total Pixels: 10.75 million
Effective Pixels: 10.2 million
Image Area (pixels): (L) 3,872 x 2,592
(M) 2,896 x 1,944
(S) 1,936 x 1,296
Max. Frames Per Second: 3 frames per second
Video Mode: None
LCD: 2.5 in. TFT LCD, 230,000 Dots
Shutter Type: Electronically controlled vertical-travel focal-plane
Shutter Speeds: 30 sec. to 1/4000 sec. in steps of 1/3 EV
Bulb
ISO Range: Base ISO 100-1,600
Extended ISO 100-3,200 (Hi-1)
Storage Media: SD, SDHC
Storage System: AVI
Compressed 12-bit NEF (RAW)
JPEG (baseline compliant)
File System: Compliant with DCF 2.0
EXIF 2.21
Exposure Modes: P: Programmed Auto with Flexible Program
S:Shutter-Priority Auto
A: Aperture-Priority Auto
M: Manual

Digital Vari-Program:
Auto
Auto (Flash Off)
Portrait
Landscape
Child
Close-up
Sports
Night Portrait
Metering System: 420 pixel RGB sensor 3D Color Matrix Metering II
Center-weighted
Spot
Metering Range: 0 to 20 EV (3D Color Matrix or center-weighted metering)
Exposure Meter Coupling: CPU
Exposure Compensation: +/-5EV in increments of 1/3
Exposure Lock: Yes
Exposure Bracketing: No
Shutter Release Modes: Single Frame Shooting
Continious Frame Shooting (Approx 3 FPS)
Self Timer
Delayed Remote Mode
Quick Response Remote Mode
White Balance: Sun
Shade
Fluorescent
Incandescent
Flash
Preset
Fine Tune by Kelvin color temperature setting
Auto, 8 Modes (when Auto is selected, TTL white balance with main image sensor and 420-segment RGB sensor is available) fine-tuning possible
White Balance Fine Tuning: Yes
Live View: No
Interface: Hi-speed USB
NTSC
PAL
Lens Mount: Nikon F bayonet mount
Compatible Lenses: 1) AF-S and AF-I NIKKOR: All functions supported
2) Type G or D AF NIKKOR not equipped with an autofocus motor: All functions supported except autofocus.
3) Type G or D AF NIKKOR not equipped with an autofocus motor: All functions supported except autofocus.
4) IX-NIKKOR and AF-NIKKOR for F3AF not supported.
5) Type D PC NIKKOR: All functions supported except some shooting modes
Picture Angle: Equivalent in 35mm [135] format is approx. 1.5 times lens focal length
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Viewfinder: Eye-level penta-prism mirror single-lens reflex viewfinder
Approx. 95% Coverage
Approx. 0.8 Magnification
19.5mm Eyepoint
Reflex Mirror: Quick-return type
Focusing Screen: Type B BriteView Clear Matte screen Mark V with superimposed focus brackets
Autofocus System: TTL phase detection by Nikon Multi-CAM530 autofocus module
-1 to +19 EV (ISO100)
Maximum Autofocus Areas/Points: 3
Focus Modes: Single-servo AF (S)
Continuous-servo (C)
Manual (M)
Auto

Single-point AF Mode
Dynamic AF Mode
Auto-area AF Mode
Focus Lock: Half press of shutter-release button (single-point AF in AF-S)
Picture Control: Normal
Softer
Vivid
More vivid
Portrait
Custom
B & W
In-Camera Image Editing: Trim
D-Lighting
Color Balance
Image Overlay
Side-by-Side Comparison
Filter Effects
Small Pic
Monochrome
Stop Motion
Red-Eye Correction
Built-in Flash: Yes, (ISO 100) Approx. 2 to 9 ft.
External Flash Shoe: Yes
Dust-Off Reference Photo: Yes
Virtual Horizon Camera Indicator: No
Nikon Creative Lighting System Compatibility: Yes
Flash Sync Speed: Up to 1/200
X-Sync Speed: Up to 1/200
Flash Sync Modes: Front-curtain sync (normal)
Slow sync
Rear-curtain sync
Red-eye reduction
Red-eye reduction with slow sync
Flash cancel/ flash off
Flash Control: i-TTL flash control by 420-segment RGB sensor. i-TTL balanced fill-flash for digital SLR and standard i-TTL fill-flash for digital SLR available when CPU lens is used with built-in flash, SB-400, SB-800, and SB-600. Non-TTL Auto with SB-800.
Accessory Shoe: Yes
Self-timer: Electronically controlled timer with duration of 2, 5, 10 or 20 seconds
Time Settings: Date, Time, Daylight Savings Time and World Time Settings
Batteries: EN-EL9 Lithium-ion Battery
AC Adaptor: EH-5a AC Adapter (Used with Power Connector EP-5, available sepa
Battery Charger: MH-23 Quick Charger
Image Comment: Yes
Voice Memo Function: No
Battery Life: 500 shots (CIPA)
Tripod Socket: 1/4-20
Approx. Dimensions: Width 5.0 in. (126mm)
Height 3.7 in. (94mm)
Depth 2.5 in. (64mm)
Approx. Weight: 16.1 oz. (495g)
Supported Languages: Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish
Supplied Software: Software Suite CD-ROM
Optional Accessories: ML-L3 Wireless Remote Control, Capture NX, Camera Control Pro 2, EP-5AC Adapter Connector, EH-5a AC Adapter, EG-D100Video Cable, CF-DC1 Semi-Soft Case, Speedlight SB-800, SB-600, SB-400, R1C1
Supplied Accessories: EN-EL9 Rechargeable Li-ion Battery, MH-23 Quick Charger, UC-E4 USB Cable , DK-20 Rubber Eyecup, AN-DC1 Camera Strap, BF-1A Body Cap, DK-5 Eyepiece Cap, BS-1 Accessory Shoe Cover, Software Suite CD-ROM
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