Nikon D50, 6.1 Megapixel, SLR, Digital Camera Kit with 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 VR Zoom Nikkor Lens

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Nikon D50, 6.1 Megapixel, SLR, Digital Camera Kit with 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 VR Zoom Nikkor Lens

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The Nikon D50 is the smallest, lightest and easiest-to-use Nikon digital SLR camera to date, and is designed for the broadest range of consumers including family memory-keepers looking to take advantage of the image quality, speed and responsiveness Nikon digital SLR's offer, as well as photo enthusiasts and amateur photographers who want to capture brilliant digital pictures with vibrant color and immaculate sharpness. The new entry-level D50 makes exceptional digital SLR photography a reality for everyone.

The camera's seven Digital Vari-Program modes make capturing the moment easier than ever, and the "Child" mode, for example, assures that moms and dads don't have to be photography experts to capture the most vivid color and contrast when taking pictures of their children. The D50's "Child" mode automatically adjusts several of the camera's settings, including ISO, shutter speeds, and white balance, to produce optimized images when taking pictures of children. The D50 also includes a full range of manual controls and custom settings, so users can grow with the camera, and advanced photo enthusiasts can find themselves right at home with a D50 in their hands.

6.1 Effective Megapixel Image Sensor
The D50 Utilizes a 6.1 Effective Megapixel Nikon DX Format CCD Image Sensor which delivers vivid color and sharp detail with high resolution for great pictures and enlargements.
Compact, Lightweight and Easy to Use
The Nikon D50 is easy to take with you anywhere you go! From its inviting body contours to its easily accessible controls, this is a camera that makes picture taking satisfying and fun!
Compatible with Nikkor Lenses
The D50 offers seamless compatibility with Nikon's extensive family of high-performance AF Nikkor lenses, as well as the expanding family of DX Nikkor lenses, providing superb color reproduction, razor-sharp image clarity and fast and accurate autofocus performance.
7 Digital Vari-Programs
Nikon's scene-optimized Digital Vari-Program modes produces great results for the intended shot, while freeing you to concentrate on the moment. The "Child" mode makes it easier to take memorable pictures of the children with the right amount of vivid color and contrast straight from the camera. Choose from Auto, Portrait, Landscape, Child, Close Up, Sports, or Night Portrait modes.
Incredible Battery Performance
The EN-EL3 rechargeable lithium-ion battery provides sufficient energy capacity to shoot approximately 2,000 images, and the MH-18a Quick Charger is smaller than the original MH-18, and is capable of charging both the EN-EL3a and EN-EL3 batteries.
2.0-inch LCD Display
The Large LCD Display provides immediate feedback when viewing images and aids smooth operation with a easy-to-view, easy-to-understand menu design and instructive help dialogs.
High-Performance Digital Processing
The D50 employs exclusive Nikon technology to render vivid color and clear details with all the speed necessary to freely capture those precious moments as they unfold.
Refined 5-Area Autofocus System
The D50 has a refined 5-area autofocus system that features speed, precision, broad frame coverage, and class-leading low-light detection that makes it easy to take great pictures in low light situations. An automatic autofocus illuminator is also provided when taking pictures with the built-in Speedlight or when using the optional SB-600 or SB-800 Speedlights.
2.5 Frames Per Second Continuous Shooting
High-speed continuous shooting assures uninterrupted shooting up to 137 frames*, while shutter speeds from 30 to 1/4,000 sec., and flash sync speeds up to 1/500 sec. provide the capability to capture images not possible with non-SLR type cameras.

*When using JPEG NORMAL - Large settings, and a SanDisk Ultra II SD Card (256MB). The number of continuous shots possible in a single burst may be fewer depending on the type of SD card used

3D Color Matrix Metering II
The D50 incorporates a 420-pixel RGB sensor for accurate exposure control in all types of lighting situations. By comparing the scene to a built-in database of various lighting patterns, the camera's light meter can accurately produce your best pictures ever.
Small Picture Function
A one-button email option, this feature saves photos in the camera at the reduced sizes of 640x480, 320x240, or 160x120, perfect either for mail attachments or for use on a web page.
i-TTL and Nikons Creative Lighting System
Makes taking pictures with flash as easy as turning the flash on! Easy multiple flash lighting is possible using the new Nikon Creative Lighting System. Add an SB-600 Speedlight for more power and coverage for flash photography.
Responsive Performance
Shutter speeds from 30 to 1/4,000 seconds and flash-synchronized shutter speeds of up to 1/500 seconds provide a photo experience with greater breadth and creative flexibility to catch more of those important picture moments.
Includes PictureProject Software
PictureProject is refined with an intuitive user interface that makes image management, editing and sharing easier and more fun. Simply connect the camera to a computer to automatically import pictures. Quickly e-mail or Auto Enhance images, run slideshows, burn. CD/DVDs, and access other commonly used functions via practical buttons. Use drag-and-drop to organize pictures into separate collections, and quickly locate any file by name, keyword, or date.
Camera Type Interchangeable Lens SLR Digital Camera
Image Quality
Image Sensor 23.7 x 15.6mm 6.24 Megapixel RGB CCD
Effective Resolution 6.1 million pixels
Color Depth 36-Bit RGB
Color Modes Mode Ia: natural looking skin tones (sRGB)
Mode II: wider color range (Adobe RGB)
Mode IIIa: vivid landscape and flora colors (sRGB)
Image File Formats Compressed NEF (RAW)
JPEG (Fine, Normal, Basic)
RAW + JPEG (Basic)
Exif 2.21, DCF 2.0 and DPOF Compliant
Recorded Resolution Large (3008 x 2000)
Medium (2240 x 1488)
Small (1504 x 1000)
Video Recording No
Audio Recording No
Optics
Lens Mount Nikon F mount (with AF coupling and AF contacts)
Focal Length Multiplier 1.5x
Optical Image Stabilization Supports Nikon VR lenses
Focus Control
Focus Type TTL phase detection Autofocus by Nikon Multi-CAM900 autofocus module with AF-assist illuminator
Focus Modes Autofocus (AF-A), Single-servo AF (AF-S), Continuous servo AF (AF-C), Manual focus (M), Focus lock
Predictive focus tracking automatically activated according to subject status
Exposure Control
Sensitivity ISO 200 to 1600 (in steps of 1 EV)
Shutter Type Combined mechanical and CCD electronic shutter
Shutter Speed 30 to 1/4000 seconds
Bulb
Mirror Lock-Up Yes
Exposure Metering TTL full-aperture exposure metering system (3D Color Matrix, Center-weighted, Spot)
Exposure Modes Digital Vari-Program, Programmed Auto [P] with flexible program, Shutter-Priority Auto [S], Aperture Priority Auto [A], Manual [M], Exposure Compensation (+/-5 EV in increments of 1/3 or 1/2 EV), Auto Exposure Lock, Auto Exposure Bracketing (Two or three frames +/-2 EV in 1/3 or 1/2 steps)
White Balance Modes Auto (TTL white-balance with 420 pixels RGB sensor), six manual modes with preset white balance
Scene Modes Digital Vari-Program Modes (Auto, Portrait, Landscape, Child, Close Up, Sports, or Night Portrait)
Flash
Built-in Flash Yes (auto flash with auto pop-up [P], [S], [A], [M]: manual pop-up with button release)
i-TTL Balanced Fill-Flash or standard i-TTL flash (spot metering or mode dial set to [M])
Effective Flash Range Up to 17'
External Flash Connection Standard ISO hot-shoe contact with safety lock provided
External Flash Control TTL flash control by 420-pixel RGB sensor
i-TTL Balanced Fill-Flash or standard i-TTL flash (SB-800 or 600)
Auto aperture (SB-800 with CPU lens)
Non-TTL Auto (SB-800, 80DX, 28DX, 28, 27, and 22s)
Distance-priority manual (SB-800)
Maximum Flash Synchronization Speed up to 1/500 second
Performance
Start-Up Time 0.2 seconds
Shutter Lag Less than 0.1 second
Time Between Shots Less than 0.5 seconds
Burst Capability 2.5 fps up to 123 frames
Self Timer 2 - 20 seconds duration selectable
Interval Recording No
Date & Time Stamp Recorded onto Metadata
Memory & Power
Built-in Memory No
Compatible Memory Cards Secure Digital (SD) Memory Card
File Size
Raw + Basic Raw Fine Normal Basic
Large 5.8MB 5.0MB 2.9MB 1.5MB 0.8MB
Medium - - 1.6MB 0.8MB 0.4MB
Small - - 0.8MB 0.4MB 0.2MB
Battery Type EN-EL3 or EN-EL3a Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery
Power Adapter EH-5 AC Adapter (optional)
Input/Output
Computer Interface USB 2.0 (High-speed)
Direct Print Capable Yes (PictBridge)
Remote Control Wireless Remote Control ML-L3 (optional)
Video Output Yes (NTSC & PAL)
System & Software Requirements Windows System
  • 300 MHz Pentium Processor or better (500 MHz Pentium III for muvee option)
  • Windows 98SE Me, 2000 XP
  • 60MB Hard Drive Space required for installation
  • 64MB RAM or more (128MB or more with RAW images or muvee option)
  • USB port
  • 800 x 600 pixels, 16-bit color Monitor
  • CD-ROM drive required for installation
  • Write-capable drive required for "Burn Disc" function
  • Internet connection required for some options
  • E-mail option requires Internet connection and supported e-mail program

Macintosh System

  • Macintosh G3, G4 or G5 System
  • Mac OS X (10.1.5 or later; 10.2.8 or later for "Burn Disc" function)
  • 60MB required for installation
  • 64MB or more (128MB or more with RAW images or muvee option)
  • Built-In USB port
  • 800 x 600 pixels, 16-bit color Monitor
  • CD-ROM drive required for installation
  • Write-capable drive required for "Burn Disc" function
  • Internet connection required for some options
  • E-mail option requires Internet connection and supported e-mail program
Display
Viewfinder Fixed eye-level penta-Dach-mirror type with built-in diopter adjustment (-1.6 to +0.5m-1)
Viewfinder Info Focus indications, AE/FV lock indicator, Shutter speed, Aperture value, Exposure/Exposure compensation indicator, Exposure mode, Flash output level compensation, Exposure compensation, Number of remaining exposures, Flash-ready indicator
Depth-of-Field Preview No
LCD Display 2.0" low-temperature polysilicon TFT color LCD with brightness adjustment (130,000 pixels)
Information Display Aperture, Shutter Resolution/file type, Images remaining, ISO Equivalent, Exposure mode, etc.
Language Options English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Swedish, Dutch, Japanese, Chinese, Korean
Playback Options 1 frame, Thumbnail (4 or 9 segments), Magnifying playback, Slide show, Histogram indication, Highlight point display, Auto image rotation
Physical
Dimensions (HxWxD) 4.0 x 5.2 x 3.0" (102 x 133 x 76mm)
without lens
Weight 2 lbs with battery and 18-55 f/3.5-5.6 VR lens
Nikon D50, 6.1 Megapixel, SLR, Digital Camera Kit with 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 VR Zoom Nikkor Lens
  • EN-EL3E 7.4 Volt 1500 mah Lithum-Ion Battery
  • MH-18a Battery Charger
  • USB Cable
  • Video Cable
  • Neck Strap
  • 90-Day B&H Used Warranty
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