Nikon D5000 Specifications

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D5000 Specifications


  • Image Sensor Format
    DX
     

  • Image Sensor Type
    CMOS
     

  • Sensor Size
    15.8 x 23.6mm
     

  • Total Pixels
    12.9 million
     

  • Effective Pixels
    12.3 million
     

  • Image Area (pixels)


    DX-format
    (L) 4288x2848
    (M) 3216x2136
    (S) 2144x1424
     

  • Top Continuous Shooting Speed at full resolution
    4 frames per second
     

  • LCD Monitor Size
    2.7 in. diagonal
     

  • LCD Monitor Type

    Vari-angle color LCD monitor
     

  • LCD Monitor Resolution
    230,000 Dots
     

  • LCD Monitor Angle of View
    170-degree wide-viewing angle
     

  • LCD Monitor Adjustments
    Brightness,7 levels
     

  • Shutter type
    Electronically controlled vertical-travel focal-plane
     

  • Slowest Shutter Speed
    30 sec. in steps of 1/3
    1/2
    1 EV
     

  • Fastest Shutter Speed
    1/4000 sec. in steps of 1/3
    1/2
    1 EV
     

  • Bulb Shutter Setting
    Yes
     

  • Lowest Standard ISO Sensitivity
    200 in steps of 1/3
    1 EV
     

  • Highest Standard ISO Sensitivity
    3200 in steps of 1/3
    1 EV
     

  • Lowest Expanded ISO Sensitivity
    Lo-1 (ISO 100 equivalent)
     

  • Highest Expanded ISO Sensitvity
    Hi-1 (ISO 6400 equivalent)
     

  • Expanded ISO Sensitivity Options

    Lo-1 (ISO 100 equivalent) in steps of 1/3 EV

    Hi-1 (ISO 6400 equivalent) in steps of 1/3 EV 

     

  • Storage Media
    SD
    SDHC
     

  • Storage System
    JPEG: JPEG-baseline-compliant; can be selected from Size priority and Optimal Quality
    AVI
    Compressed 12-bit NEF (RAW)
     

  • File System
    Compliant with DCF 2.0
    DPOF
    EXIF 2.21
     

  • Exposure Modes
    Programmed Auto (P) with Flexible Program
    Shutter-Priority Auto (S)
    Aperture-Priority Auto (A)
    Manual (M)
    Auto
    Auto (flash off) Advanced Scene Modes
     

  • Advanced Scene Modes
    Portrait
    Landscape
    Close-up
    Sports
    Night Portrait
    Night Landscape, Party/Indoor, Beach/Snow, Sunset, Dusk/Dawn, Pet Portrait, Candlelight, Blossom, Autumn Colors, Food, Silhouette, High Key, Low Key
     

  • Exposure Metering System
    420 pixel RGB sensor 3D Color Matrix Metering II
    Center-weighted
    Spot
     

  • Metering Range
    1) 0 to 20 EV (Matrix or center-weighted metering); 2) 2 to 20 EV (Spot metering) (ISO 100 equivalent, f/1.4 lens, at 20 degrees C/68 degrees F)
     

  • Exposure Meter Coupling
    CPU
     

  • Exposure Compensation
    ±5EV in increments of 1/3
    1/2
    1
     

  • Exposure Lock
    Yes
     

  • Exposure Bracketing
    Yes
    2 or 3 frames in steps of 1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 1 or 2 EV
     

  • Shutter Release Modes
    Live View [LV] mode
    Self-timer mode
    Continuous [C] mode: 4 Quiet mode
     

  • Movie Modes
    Movie with sound
    Stop motion movie
    D-Movie
    HD 1280 x 720/24 fps VGA 640 x 424/24 fps QVGA 320 x 216/24 fps
     

  • White Balance
    Sun
    Shade
    Fluorescent
    Incandescent
    Flash
    Preset
    Auto
    Auto (TTL white balance with 420-pixel RGB sensor) Seven manual modes with fine-tuning; Sun Shade Fluorescent Incandescent Flash Preset Fine Tune by Kelvin Color temperature setting
     

  • White Balance Bracketing
    Yes, Yes
     

  • D-Lighting Bracketing
    2 exposures
     

  • Live View Shooting

    yes
     

  • Playback Functions
    Full frame
    Thumbnail (4, 9, 16 or 72 segments)
    Zoom
    Slideshow
    Histogram
    Shooting data
    Highlight point display
    Auto image rotation
    Sound playback
    D-Movie playback
    Calendar
     

  • Interface
    Hi-speed USB
    NTSC
    HDMI
     

  • Lens Mount
    Nikon F bayonet mount
     

  • Compatible Lenses

    AF-S or AF-I: All functions supported.
    • Type G or D AF NIKKOR without built-in autofocus motor: All functions except autofocus supported. IX NIKKOR lenses not supported.
    • Other AF NIKKOR: All functions supported except autofocus and 3D color matrix metering II. Lenses for F3AF not supported.
    • Type D PC NIKKOR: All functions supported except autofocus and some shooting modes.
    • AI-P NIKKOR: All functions supported except autofocus and 3D color matrix metering II.
    • Non-CPU: Autofocus not supported. Can be used in mode M, but exposure meter does not function. Electronic rangefinder can be used if lens has a maximum aperture of f/5.6 or faster

     

  • Picture Angle
    1.5
     

  • Viewfinder
    -2.0 to +1.0 m-1
     

  • Viewfinder Frame Coverage
    Approx. 95%
     

  • Viewfinder Diopter Adjustment
    (-2.0 to +1.0 m-1)
     

  • Viewfinder Eyepoint

    17.9

     

  • Reflex Mirror
    Quick-return type
     

  • Focusing Screen

    Type B BriteView Clear Matte Mark V screen with focus frame (framing grid can be displayed)
     

  • Interchangeable Focusing Screens
    No
     

  • Viewfinder Magnification
    Approx. 0.78
     

  • Depth-of-field Control
    No
     

  • Autofocus System
    Nikon Multi-CAM 1000 autofocus module with TTL phase detection, 11 focus points (including 1 cross-type sensor) and AF-assist illuminator (range approx. 0.5-3 m/1 ft. 8 in.-9ft.10 in.)
     

  • Maximum Autofocus Areas/Points
    11
     

  • Autofocus Sensitivity
    -1 - +19 EV (ISO 100, 20°C/68°F
     

  • Focus Modes
    Single-servo AF (S)
    Continuous-servo (C)
    Manual (M) with electronic rangefinder
    Live View autofocus; Face-priority, wide area, normal area and Subject tracking
     

  • Single-point AF Mode
    Yes
     

  • Dynamic AF Mode
    Yes
     

  • Auto-area AF Mode
    Yes
     

  • Focus Lock
    AE-L/AF-L button
    Half press of shutter-release button (single-point AF in AF-S)
     

  • Picture Control
    Standard
    Neutral
    Vivid
    Monochrome
    Nine User-customizable settings
    Portrait
    Landscape
     

  • In-Camera Image Editing
    Trim
    D-Lighting
    Color Balance
    Image Overlay
    Filter Effects
    Distortion Control
    Monochrome
    Stop Motion
    Color Balance
    NEF (RAW) processing
    Quick retouch
    Straighten
    Distortion Control
    Fisheye
    Small picture
    Red-eye correction
    Perspective Control Color Outline
     

  • Built-in Flash
    Yes
     

  • External Flash Shoe
    Yes
     

  • Built-in Flash Distance
    56 at ISO 200 ft.17 at ISO 200m
     

  • Dust-Off Reference Photo
    Yes
     

  • Save/Load Camera settings
    No
     

  • Nikon Creative Lighting System Compatibility
    Yes
    Built-in Commander mode not available
     

  • Flash Sync Speed
    up to 1/200
     

  • Flash Sync Modes
    Front-curtain sync (normal)
    Slow sync
    Rear-curtain sync
    Red-eye reduction
     

  • Flash Control
    1) i-TTL: TTL flash control by 420-pixel RGB sensor, built-in flash, SB-900, SB-800, SB-600, SB-400: i-TTL balanced fill-flash and standard i-TTL flash
    2) AA (Auto Aperture-type) flash: Available with SB-900 and SB-800 used with CPU lens
    3) Non-TTL Auto: Available with Speedlights such as SB-800, 28, 27, and 22S
    4) Range-priority manual flash; available with SB-900 and SB-800
     

  • Flash Sync Terminal
    No
     

  • Accessory Shoe
    Yes
     

  • Self-timer
    2, 5, 10, 20 seconds duration
     

  • World Time Setting
    Yes
     

  • Date, Time and Daylight Savings Time Settings
    Yes
     

  • Battery Type
    Rechargeable
     

  • Battery / Batteries
    EN-EL9 Lithium-ion Battery
    EN-EL9a Lithium-ion Battery
     

  • AC Adaptor
    EH-5a AC Adapter
     

  • Battery Charger
    MH-18a Quick Charger
     

  • Image Comment
    Yes
     

  • Battery Life (shots per charge)
    510 shots (CIPA)
     

  • Tripod Socket
    ¼-20
     

  • Approx. Dimensions
    Width 5.0 in. (127mm)
    Height 4.1 in. (104mm)
    Depth 3.1 in. (80mm)
     

  • Approx. Weight
    19.8 oz. (560g)
     

  • 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
     

  • Other
    Specifications and equipment are subject to change without any notice or obligation on the part of the manufacturer.
     

  • Supplied Accessories
    • EN-EL9a Rechargeable Li-ion Battery
    • MH-23 Quick Charger
    • DK-5 Eyepiece Cap
    • DK-24 Rubber Eyecup
    • UC-E6 USB Cable
    • EG-CP14 Audio Video Cable
    • AN-DC3 Camera Strap
    • Body Cap
    • BS-1 Accessory Shoe Cover
    • Software Suite CD-ROM
    *Supplied accessories may differ depending on country or area.
     
(Specifications as represented by the manufacturer)


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