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Nikon D5000 Digital SLR Camera with 70-300mm VR f/4-5.6G Lens

B&H # NID500070300
No Longer Available
Product Highlights
  • VR 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6G lens
  • 12.3MP DX-Format CMOS Sensor
  • Advanced Imaging Features
  • HD 720p Video Capture w/Exposure Control
  • 2.7" Vari-angle LCD
  • Live View Mode
  • In-Camera Image Editing
  • Personal Picture Control Settings
  • 4 FPS Burst Mode
  • GPS Geotagging (Optional)

The Nikon D5000 digital SLR incorporates numerous pro-quality imaging technologies normally found in pricier Nikon DSLRs in a smaller, less-expensive Nikon DX-format camera body. Key among these features are the same 12.3MP CMOS sensor found in the Nikon D90, High-Definition video capture (with sound), a 2.7" variable-angle LCD, Live View for composing stills or video from most any point-of-view, an 11-point autofocus system with Focus Tracking, and 3D Color Matrix II metering.

Other advanced Nikon features found in the D5000 include the ability to shoot in RAW, 3 levels of JPEG compression, or RAW+JPEG image capture, burst-rates up to 4 fps, an EXPEED image processor, and a 3-tier dust-removal system.

AVI-format video clips can be captured at 3 levels of compression in lengths up to 20 minutes with the ability to apply exposure compensation when shooting in Program, Shutter-priority, Aperture-priority, and Manual modes.

Depending on your needs, exposure information along with a grid screen for image composition can be displayed on the camera's multi-position LCD when shooting in Live View mode.

The Nikon D5000 is optimized for use with all AF-S and AF-I NIKKOR lenses and works with select functionality when used with Nikon Type G, D, AI-P, and non-CPU-series optics.

This Nikon comes with an AF-S VR Zoom-NIKKOR 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6G IF-ED lens.

12.3MP DX-Format CMOS Image Sensor
High-resolution imaging sensor for sharp images and the ability to output poster-size prints
HD 720p Video Capture with D-Movie Mode
Capture high-definition video imaging with sound using the creative options afforded by Nikon lenses. Video clips can be recorded at 1280 x 720, 640 x 424, or 320 x 216 @ 24fps. The D-Movie mode optimizes highlight and shadow details for incredible detail and tonal quality
Vari-Angle LCD
The Nikon D5000 is the first Nikon DSLR to offer a Vari-angle, 230,000-dot color LCD that allows you to compose still and video images from most any angle and shooting position
Live View
Live View mode enables you to view and compose images through-the-lens in real-time using the camera's 2.7" Vari-angle LCD
19 Auto-Exposure Scene Modes
Choose among 19 pre-set exposure modes designed to deliver optimum perfect exposures under a variety of common shooting situations
Advanced Auto-Focus Modes
The Nikon D5000 incorporates an 11-point AF system with Nikon 3D Focus Tracking and advanced Face Detection to ensure the sharpest possible pictures
Low-Noise ISO Sensitivity
Low-noise images can be captured under the most challenging of lighting conditions at ISO ratings ranging from a native 200 through 3200, and can be expanded from 100 through 6400 when needed
In-Camera Image Editing
Highlight and shadow details, as well as red-eye reduction, image overlaying, distortion controls, and other tonal adjustments can be performed in-camera, which eliminates the need for many post-capture image adjustments
Advanced Dust Removal Systems
The Nikon D5000 incorporates a 3-tier dust removal system including Image Dust-Off reference data using Nikon Capture NX2 software (optional) to best ensure clean, dust-free photographs
GPS Geotagging
You can tag your images with precise GPS coordinates when using the Nikon GP-1 GPS unit (optional)
Camera Type SLR Digital Camera
Imaging
Resolution Effective: 12.3MP, Recorded: 12.9MP
Sensor 23.6 x 15.8mm CMOS
Bit Depth Not Specified by Manufacturer
File Formats NEF (RAW), JPEG, NEF (RAW) + JPEG, AVI
File Size Not Specified By Manufacturer
Color Spaces Not Specified by Manufacturer
Image Stabilization Body: No
Crop Factor 1.5x
Optics
Lens No
Zoom N/A
Lens Mount Nikon F mount 1
Please Note:

Optimized for use with all AF-S and AF-I NIKKOR lenses, works with select functionality when used with Nikon Type G, D, AI-P, and non-CPU-series optics

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Focus Type Auto and Manual Focus
Focus Range N/A
Accessory Lens/Filter Mount N/A
Shooting Controls
Sensitivity ISO 200-3200 (expandable to 100 and 6400)
Shutter Speeds 1/4000 - 30 sec, bulb
Metering Evaluative, Partial, Spot, Center-weighted Average
Exposure Modes Manual, Shutter-priority, Aperture-priority, Program, Auto, Advanced Scene Modes
White Balance Auto,12 manual modes with fine-tuning, preset manual white balance, white balance bracketing (3 frames)
Mirror Lock-Up No
Burst Capability 4fps Continuous Shooting
Self Timer 2, 5, 10 & 20 seconds
Interval Recording No
Remote Control Yes, optional ML-L3 remote
Flash
Built-in Flash Yes
Effective Flash Range At ISO 200: Approx. 56'/17 m, 59'/18 m with manual flash
At ISO 100 equivalent: Approx. 39'/12 m, 43'/13 m with manual flash
External Flash Connection Hotshoe
Dedicated Flash System i-TTL (CLS)
Max Sync Speed 1/200 sec.
Memory
Built-in Memory No
Memory Card Type SD card (SDHC compliant)
Still Images per GB RAW: 67
JPEG: High Res: 137
A/V Recording
Video Recording Video with Mono Audio, NTSC & PAL Output
Video Resolution 1,280 x 720/24 fps, 640 x 424/24 fps, 320 x 216/24 fps
Video Clip Length Not Specified by Manufacturer
Audio Recording With video only
Viewfinder/Display
Viewfinder Type Eye-level pentamirror
Viewfinder Coverage 95%
Display 2.7" LCD (100% frame coverage, Vari-angle type)
Connectivity/System Requirements
Connectivity USB 2.0 (mini-B), A/V Out, HDMI (Type C), Dedicated accessory terminal
System & Software Requirements Windows 2000, XP, Vista
Macintosh OS X (10.3-10.4.x)
Environmental
Operating/Storage Temperature Operating Temperature: 32-104°F/0-40°C
Humidity: 85% or less
Weatherproofing Not Specified By Manufacturer
Durability Not Specified By Manufacturer
Power
Battery Type EN-EL9a Lithium-ion Battery
Power Adapter EH-5A AC Adapter (optional, requires EP-5 power connector)
Physical
Dimensions 5 x 4.1 x 3.1" (127 x 104 x 80mm)
Weight 1.2 (560g) body only

A lens is not included. Get the type of lens for the shot you need.

Nikon -  18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR AF-S DX Nikkor Lens
  • You Pay: $196.95
USA
 

Batteries & Power

Always keep a spare battery handy so you won't get caught without power.

Nikon -  EN-EL9a Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery
  • You Pay: $49.00
 

Protect your lens or produce a desired visual effect.

Hoya -  67mm Ultraviolet UV (C) Haze Multicoated Filter
  • Reg. Price: $37.90
  • Instant Savings: -$17.91
  • You Pay: $19.99
  • Limited supply at this price
 

Flash & Accessories

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Get a flash to add light to your picture.

Nikon -  SB-900 AF Speedlight i-TTL Shoe Mount Flash
  • You Pay: $399.00
Used Dept.
 
Temporarily out of stock
Nikon -  SB-900 AF Speedlight i-TTL Shoe Mount Flash
  • You Pay: $399.00
Used Dept.
 
Temporarily out of stock

Bags & Cases

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Carry, store, and protect all your equipment with a bag or case.

Lowepro -  Rezo TLZ 20 Compact Holster-Style Bag (Black)
  • You Pay: $32.77
 

Battery Grips

Get a better grip for vertical shots and add battery life.

Zeikos -  ZE-NBG5000 Power Battery Grip
  • You Pay: $24.95
Used Dept.
 

Remote Control

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Take pictures remotely and minimize vibration.

Nikon -  MC-DC2 Remote Release Cord
  • You Pay: $21.95
 

Screen Protectors

Protect your LCD screen from scratches and finger prints.

GGI -  Digital Camera/Camcorder Screen Protector Kit
  • Reg. Price: $6.95
  • Instant Savings: -$2.00
  • You Pay: $4.95
  • Limited supply at this price
 

Care & Cleaning

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Ensure trouble-free performance through proper camera maintenance.

VisibleDust -  Arctic Butterfly 724 (Super Bright)
  • Price: $130.50
 
Pearstone -  Microfiber Cleaning Cloth, 18% Gray (7 x 7.9")
  • You Pay: $4.99
 

Card Readers

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Download your pictures faster and save battery life.

GGI -  All In One USB 2.0 Digital Flash Card Reader / Writer
  • You Pay: $9.95
 
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