Page Type Gear Review
Object Title D70
Manufacturer Nikon
Page By rfolkenberg
Page Type Jan 13, 2008 / Jan 13, 2008
Object ID 4595
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Product Description

-6.1 effective megapixels

-New Nikon DX Format CCD image sensor for 3,008 x 2,000-pixel images

-New advanced digital image processor to optimize image quality, control auto white balance, auto tone and color control

-Accurate white balance regardless of lighting conditions achieved by Nikon's acclaimed 3D Color Matrix Metering with the 1,005-pixel RGB sensor

-Continuous shooting at 3 frames per second for a continuous burst of 144 pictures when using JPEG NORMAL - Large setting, and a SanDisk SDCFH 256MB (ultra II) CompactFlash™

-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 increase the speed of all processing and writing operations

-High-speed, high-precision 5-area AF system

-Maximum shutter speed of 1/8,000 sec. for full creative control

-Seven new automated Digital Vari-Program selections including Auto, Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Night Portrait, and Night Landscape for crisp and vivid results that match the intended shot

-New generation color reproduction system offers a choice of three color modes

-New JPEG and NEF Combination Filing System enables simultaneous recording of NEF (RAW) and JPEG data for the same shot to optimize and accelerate workflow

-Large LCD monitor with user-friendly menus

-New AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor 18-70mm f/3.5-4.5G IF-ED zoom lens designed to deliver high performance and outstanding value as a perfect match for the D70

-Built-in auto pop-up flash features exclusive i-TTL flash control, fast 1/500 sec. flash sync shutter speed, and supports Nikon's Creative Lighting System

-Nikon software bundled


Effective pixels-6.1 million

Image sensor 23.7 x 15.6 mm RGB CCD; 6.24 million total pixels

mage size L (3,008 x 2,000) / M (2,240 x 1,488) / S (1,504 x 1,000)

Sensitivity ISO equivalency 200 to 1600

Storage media CompactFlash™(CF) Card (Type I/II) and Microdrive™

Color setting 3 modes available

LCD monitor 1.8-in., 130,000-dot, low-temp. polysilicon TFT LCD
with brightness adjustment

Exposure metering 3D Color Matrix, Center-Weighted, and Spot

Exposure control Digital Vari-Program (Auto, Portrait, Landscape,
Closeup, Sports, Night landscape, Night portrait),
Programmed Auto (Flexible Program possible) [P], Shutter- Priority Auto [S], Aperture-Priority Auto [A], and
Manual [M]

Interface USB: Mass Storage and PTP selectable

Power requirements- Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL3, Quick Charger MH-
18, Multi Charger MH-19, AC Adapter EH-5, CR2 Battery
Holder MS-D70

Dimensions (W x H x D) Approx. 140 x 111 x 78mm (5.5 x 4.4 x 3.1 in.)

Weight Approx. 595g (1 lb. 5 oz.) without battery and storage

(all information found at www.nikon.com)



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rfolkenberg - Jan 13, 2008 6:33 pm - Voted 4/5

Nikon D70
I've had this camera for about seven months. It is an excellent camera, especially for the price. Also the size is quite small so it is good for backpacking, climbing, etc.

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