Nikon D5 Digital SLR Body with AF-S NIKKOR 200–500mm f/5.6E ED VR Lens
Product Code: 5281911
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The Nikon D5 is Nikon's flagship DSLR taking the top spot from the Nikon D4s. This powerhouse FX-format camera is designed to shoot action in the most demanding conditions. It boasts a newly developed 20.8MP CMOS sensor designed by Nikon and features an ISO range of 100-102400, expandable to ISO 3280,000. This will allow the Nikon D5 to capture images in near darkness and still get professional-level images. The Nikon D5 can capture 12 fps or 14 frames per second with the mirror locked up - great for professional action and wildlife photographers.
The Nikon D5 certainly doesn’t disappoint professionals with a strong need to capture high quality video. It can record in a 4k resolution at 30 frames per second without needing an external recording device. There’s also the ability to shoot time-lapses in 4k resolution - all in-camera.Nikon have also made huge improvements in autofocusing. A multi-Cam 20k focusing processor allows the camera to do advanced calculations to track subjects across the frame using the 153-autofocusing points that cover large areas.
As well as the optical viewfinder for composing images there’s also a 3.2-inch touchscreen with a 2,359,000 dot resolution.
Incredible low-light performamnce
The Nikon D5 blows the possibilities for low-light shooting wide open. With a standard ISO range of 100 to 102400, and the highest expanded sensitivity in Nikon’s history. Thanks to the camera’s new EXPEED 5 image processing engine, image quality is unprecedentedly high across the standard ISO range. This exceptionally clean performance is made possible by a signal processing system optimised for the new sensor's 25% higher pixel count. Fine noise is dramatically reduced and even cropped images shot at high ISOs retain their quality. In an incredible feat of engineering, the ISO range can now be extended to ISO 3280000 equivalent, at the Hi 5 setting. Designed for specialist use, such as surveillance or security applications, these astonishingly high ISO counts enable colour images to be captured without a flash in astronomical twilight, which is equivalent to an amazingly low 0.001 lux.
153-Point AF and 200 NEF (RAW) Image Buffer
With an incredible 153 focus points and 99 cross-type sensors, the D5 offers exceptionally wide coverage. Whether you’re shooting the race or the red carpet, almost every situation is covered. Small subjects moving at high speed can be tracked with a new level of precision. Subjects at the edge of the frame are easily detected, and vertical shooting is vastly improved. AF sensitivity down to -4 EV (ISO 100, 20 °C/68 °F) enables superior low-light performance and all AF modes have been improved. The system is configurable in 153-point, 72-point and 25-point coverage settings in Continuous AF mode. All 153 focus points are compatible with AF NIKKOR lenses with an open aperture of f/5.6 or faster, and 15 central focus points work with an effective aperture of f/8. The camera’s high-performance buffer allows up to 200 NEF (RAW) or large JPEG images to be captured during one high-speed burst: enough to cover an entire 100 m sprint final without taking your finger off the shutter-release button.
Power and Precision
Thanks to a new AF ASIC unit, maximum computing power is allocated to AF at all times. No matter how fast the action, the camera does not compromise. Shoot at up to 12 fps with AE/AF tracking, or at up to 14 fps with mirror up. AF tracking and viewfinder visibility are vastly improved when shooting sports, or any scene in which subjects tend to change direction suddenly. Faster sequential shutter and mirror mechanisms significantly reduce viewfinder blackout during high-speed bursts. For ultimate precision, pair the D5 with a professional NIKKOR lens equipped with SPORT VR mode, such as the AF-S NIKKOR 600mm f/4E or the AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/4E. SPORT VR mode also delivers a stable viewfinder image when tracking high-speed movement. Combine the D5 with one of these lenses and you’ll capture fast-moving, unpredictable subjects with unprecedented smoothness.
Image Sensor and Metering
The all-new 20.8 MP FX-format CMOS image sensor and 180K-pixel RGB metering sensor deliver phenomenally accurate subject recognition and image detail. Even if you’re shooting fast sports indoors, this camera will get you the shot. And not just any shot: tonal gradations are richer and more accurate. The D5 also boasts a new 8.0 cm (3.2 in.), 2360k-dot LCD monitor, which offers touch operation in review mode. With a level of responsiveness comparable to smartphones, this high-resolution screen means you can easily check and select key images on the spot. Shoot in Live View and you can use touch operation to change the focus point, or acquire preset Spot White Balance data, based on the selected area within the frame. For even greater control, Picture Control 2.0 makes it easy to define parameters whether you’re shooting stills or video. Ease post-production with the Flat pre-setting for maximum dynamic range; fine-adjust detail with Clarity.
4K High-Definition D-Movies
4K movies (3840x2160 pixels) can be recorded at 30p/25p/24p in dot-by-dot native pixel crop, which ensures the highest image quality. When shooting Full HD (1080p) video, you can record at frame rates up to 50p/60p in multiple sensor crop formats, including native Full HD pixel crop. When filming in M mode, sensitivity for all video resolutions and crop modes can be set from ISO 100 all the way up to Hi 5. Auto ISO allows ISO 200 up to Hi 5, and lets you configure the maximum ISO settings you want to work with. The camera offers clean HDMI out: even 4K movies can be recorded to the in-camera memory card or output uncompressed to HDMI with 8-bit 4:2:2 YCbCr. HDMI output is available for all movie resolutions during remote shooting.
High-speed image captur fast data transfer
This camera reduces the stress factors that come with the demands of professional photography. Ergonomically, improvements include buttons with more defined ridges and curves, which enable more intuitive control, especially when shooting through the viewfinder. New double XQD card slots easily handle the D5’s incredible capacity to shoot up to 200 NEF (RAW) images in one burst, and ensure the buffer is instantly cleared for the next burst. A new USB 3.0 port enables high-speed transfer of large amounts of data, and wireless and Ethernet connection is now 2x faster.
|Megapixel Banding||20 - 30|
|MegaPixel (Effective Resolution)||21.33 megapixels|
|Sensor Size (WxH mm)||35.9 x 23.9 mm|
|Max Image Resolution||5568 x 3712|
|Lens Mount||Nikon F (FX)|
|Compatible storage media (card not supplied)||XQD Cards, CompactFlash|
|Continuous Shooting Speed (fps)||12 fps|
|Metering Modes||Evaluative, Centre Weighted, Colour Matrix, Spot|
|ISO Speed Range||100 to 3280000 (expanded|
|Built in Flash||No|
|White Balance Modes||Auto, Manual, Preset, White Balance Bracketing|
|Connection Type||USB 3.0, HDMI, USB|
|Focusing Modes||One-shot AF, Continuous AF, Manual|
|Body Dimensions (WxHxD) mm||160 x 158.5 x 92 mm|