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DescriptionWith its incredible ISO 51,200 sensitivity, this high end DSLR opens up a world of low light photography.
A shot in the Dark!
The Full 35mm frame Nikon D3s offers incredible light sensitivity with ISO levels of up to 12,800, extendible to 102,400 to be able to shoot handheld photos in virtual darkness.
Keep your images clean
Thanks to its automatic sensor cleaning system, the 12.1 Megapixel sensor of the D3s is protected against spoiled shots caused by dust.
D - Movie
This high end digital SLR can also record 720p HD movies at 24 frames per second. As an upgrade path, the D3s has a stereo microphone input too. Has Edit start/ stop and the ability to save selected frames. Also has AF Support in Tripod Mode.
Over its predecessor the D3, Nikon have succeeded in improving both focus speed and doubling the buffer memory so that the camera will always be ready and responsive to your photographic needs. For fast sequence shooting, speeds of 9 frames per second are attainable and even 11fps is possible in DX Crop Mode. In addition, the White Balance function has been further improved.
Image Quality and Options
Thanks to its 51-point MultiCAM3500FX autofocus system, the D3s is a precision tool. The dedicated EXPEED image processor ensures image quality is maintained and allows for in-camera RAW image processing. It uses 14-bit A/D conversion and 16-bit image processing. The 12.1 Megapixel full frame sensor has DX, 1.2x and 5:4 crop modes to give a wide range of image recording options, while all your work can be easily viewed on the large (3.0") and clear (920,000 dot) LCD monitor.
Reduces the mirror noise on the camera for discrete shooting.
Kevlar and Carbon Fibre Shutter
This composite shutter is rated for 300,000 shots with a maximum speed of 1/8000 sec and sync at 1/250 sec.
Its strong magnesium alloy body is purpose built for continuous everyday use in a wide variety of environments.
When combined with the optional WT-4 wireless transmitter, the D3s is wireless LAN and Ethernet compatible.
Remote Compatibility Type Nikon WT-4 AC Adapter Fitting Nikon EH-6 Battery Compatibility Fitting Nikon EN-EL4 A Connection Leads & Cables Fitting Type Nikon GP-1 GPS Module, Nikon EG-D2 AV Cable Charger Included Yes Monitor Size 3.0" Megapixel Banding 12 to 12.9 Megapixels MegaPixel (Effective Resolution) 12.1 megapixels Sensor Size (WxH mm) 36.0 x 23.9mm Max Image Resolution 4256 x 2832 pixels Lens Mount Nikon AFS , Nikon AFD Focal Length Conversion Factor Full frame Compatible storage media (card not supplied) CompactFlash, CompactFlash Type II Compatible with MicroDrive Yes Continuous Shooting Speed (fps) 9fps (full resolution), 11fps (DX format) Exposure Modes Program, Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, Manual Battery Fitting Type EN-EL4A Metering Modes Centre Weighted, Colour Matrix, Spot ISO Speed Range 100-102400 Exposure Compensation Yes Built in Flash No Flash Modes TTL, E-TTL Auto Exposure Bracketing Yes Connection Type HDMI, USB 2.0 White Balance Modes Auto, Manual, Preset, White Balance Bracketing, Custom Depth of Field Preview Yes Focusing Modes One-shot AF, Continuous AF, Manual Audio Recording Yes Flash Sync Socket Yes Movie Mode Yes (with Sound) Tripod Thread Yes Video Out HDMI, PAL, NTSC Body Dimensions (WxHxD) mm 195.5 x 157 x 87.5mm Weight (g) 1240
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