new gear from nikon

Nikon D300s


Nikon D300S Key Features

  • 13.1 megapixel DX-format CMOS sensor (effective pixels: 12.3 million)
  • 720p HD video
  • 3.0″ LCD monitor (920,000 dots)
  • Image sensor cleaning (sensor shake)
  • 51 AF points (with 3D tracking)
  • IS0 200-3200 range (6400 expanded)
  • 7 frames per second continuous shooting (buffer: 17 RAW, 44 JPEG fine, 100 JPEG Normal)
  • Expeed image processing
  • Picture Controls – image parameters consistent with all current Nikon DSLRs
  • Same EN-EL3e battery as D300
  • 72 thumbnail view in playback

Nikon D300S vs D300: Key Differences

The D300S is a subtle upgrade from the D300; but aside from the obvious addition of video, there are a few other tweaks and additions:

  • 720p HD video, including autofocus while recording
  • SD card slot in addition to existing CF slot
  • Faster continuous shooting (7fps, vs. 6fps)
  • Socket for external microphone
  • Live View and Info buttons
  • Discrete ‘OK’ button in multi controller
  • Interactive settings display screen
  • Auto and Extra High Active D-Lighting options
  • Quiet drive mode
  • Virtual horizon

For more information, click here.

NIKKOR AF-S 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II


Key Features:

  • Vibration reduction (VR II) equivalent to increases in shutter speed by four steps
  • A new optical design utilizing seven ED glass elements
  • Ghost and flare suppression with Nano Crystal Coat
  • A Silent Wave Motor (SWM) for superior autofocus that is smooth and quiet
  • Three focus modes built in: M, M/A, A/M
  • Aperture diaphragm utilizing an odd number of rounded blades (nine) for natural blur characteristics
  • Shooting at distances as close as 1.4 m throughout the entire zoom range
  • High-quality exterior design

The new important features from the previous version:

  • 7 ED glass element (5 ED glass element)
  • new upgraded to VR II
  • Nano Crystal Coat (no coating)
  • closing distance 1.4 m (previous version 1.5 m)

For more information, click here.


~ by alaminabdullah on August 1, 2009.

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