Nikon has today released the full UK specifications for its

Original D700 news report.

D700 Specifications, as confirmed by Nikon UK

Type

Type Single-lens reflex digital camera

Lens Mount Nikon F bayonet mount with AF coupling and AF contacts

Picture Angle Equivalent to angle produced by lens focal length (1.5 times when DX format is selected)

Effective Pixels

Effective Pixels 12.1 million

Image Sensor

Image Sensor CMOS sensor, 36.0 x 23.9 mm; Nikon FX format

Total Pixels 12.87 million

Dust-Reduction System Image sensor self-cleaning function, Image Dust Off reference data acquisition (Capture NX 2 required)

Storage

Image Size (pixels)

Image area L M S

FX format (36 x 24) 4,256 x 2,832 3,184 x 2,120 2,128 x 1,416

DX format (24 x 16) 2,784 x 1,848 2,080 x 1,384 1,392 x 920

File Format ? NEF (RAW): 12 or 14 bit, lossless compressed, compressed, or uncompressed

? TIFF (RGB)

? JPEG: JPEG-Baseline compliant with fine (approx. 1:4), normal (approx. 1:8), or basic (approx. 1:16) compression ([Size priority]); [Optimal quality] compression available

? NEF (RAW) + JPEG: Single photograph recorded in both NEF (RAW) and JPEG formats

Picture Control System Four setting options: Standard, Neutral, Vivid, Monochrome; each option can be adjusted

Storage Media CompactFlash (Type I, compliant with UDMA)

File System Compliant with DCF 2.0, DPOF, Exif 2.21, Pictbridge

Viewfinder

Viewfinder SLR-type with fixed eye-level pentaprism

Diopter Adjustment -3 to +1 m-1

Eyepoint 18 mm (-1.0 m-1)

Focusing Screen Type B BriteView Clear Matte VI screen with superimposed AF points and framing grid lines

Frame Coverage Approx. 95% (vertical/horizontal)

Magnification Approx. 0.72x (50mm f/1.4 lens at infinity; -1.0 m-1)

Reflex Mirror Quick-return type

Depth-of-field Preview When CPU lens is attached, lens aperture can be stopped down to value selected by user (A and M modes) or value selected by camera (P and S modes)

Lens Aperture Instant-return type, with depth-of-field preview button

Lens

Compatible Lenses ? DX AF Nikkor: All functions supported

? Type G or D AF Nikkor: All functions supported (PC Micro-Nikkor does not support some functions). IX Nikkor lenses not supported.

? Other AF Nikkor: All functions supported except 3D Colour Matrix Metering II. Lenses for F3AF not supported.

? AI-P Nikkor: All functions supported except autofocus and 3D Colour Matrix Metering II

? Non-CPU AI Nikkor: Can be used in exposure modes A and M; electronic rangefinder can be used if maximum aperture is f/5.6 or faster; Colour Matrix Metering and aperture value display supported if user provides lens data

Shutter

Type Electronically controlled vertical-travel focal-plane shutter

Speed 1/8,000 to 30 s in steps of 1/3, 1/2 or 1 EV, Bulb, X250

Flash Sync Speed X = 1/250 s; synchronizes with shutter at 1/320 s or slower (flash range drops at speeds between 1/250 and 1/320 s)

Release

Release Modes 1) Single-frame [S] mode, 2) Continuous Low-speed [CL] mode, 3) Continuous High-speed [CH] mode, 4) Live View [LV] mode, 5) Self-timer [mark] mode, 6) Mirror-up [Mup] mode

Continuous Shooting Speed With Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL3e: 1-5 frames per second in [CL] mode, 5 fps in [CH] mode

With Multi-Power Battery Pack MB-D10 with batteries other than Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL3e or AC Adapter EH-5a/EH-5: 1-7 frames per second in [CL] mode, 8 fps in [CH] mode

Self-timer Electronically controlled timer with duration of 2, 5, 10 or 20 s

Exposure

Metering TTL full-aperture exposure metering using 1,005-pixel RGB sensor

Metering System 1) 3D Colour Matrix Metering II (type G and D lenses); Colour Matrix Metering II (other CPU lenses); Colour Matrix Metering (non-CPU lenses if user provides lens data)

2) Centre-Weighted: Weight of 75% given to 8-, 12-, 15- or 20-mm circle in centre of frame, or weighting based on average of entire frame

3) Spot: Meters 4-mm circle (about 1.5% of frame) centred on selected focus point (on centre focus point when non-CPU lens is used)

Metering Range 1) 0 to 20 EV (Matrix or Centre-Weighted Metering), 2) 2 to 20 EV (Spot Metering) (ISO 100 equivalent, f/1.4 lens, at 20°C/68°F)

Exposure Meter Coupling Combined CPU and AI

Exposure Modes 1) Programmed Auto (P) with flexible program, 2) Shutter-Priority Auto (S), 3) Aperture-Priority Auto (A), 4) Manual (M)

Exposure Compensation ±5 EV in increments of 1/3, 1/2 or 1 EV

Exposure Lock Exposure locked at detected value with AE-L/AF-L button

Exposure Bracketing Exposure and/or flash bracketing (2 to 9 exposures in increments of 1/3, 1/2, 2/3 or 1 EV)

Sensitivity ISO 200 to 6400 in steps of 1/3, 1/2, or 1 EV; can be set to approx. 0.3, 0.5, 0.7, or 1 (ISO 100 equivalent) EV below ISO 200, or to approx. 0.3, 0.5, 0.7, 1 (ISO 12800 equivalent), or 2 (ISO 25600 equivalent) EV over ISO 6400

Active D-Lighting Can be selected from [Auto], [High], [Normal], or [Low]

Focus

Autofocus TTL phase-detection AF, 51 focus points (15 cross-sensors) by Nikon Multi-CAM 3500FX autofocus module; Detection: -1 to +19 EV (ISO 100 at 20°C/68°F); AF fine tuning possible; AF-assist illuminator (range approx. 0.5-3 m/1.6-9.8 ft.)

Lens Servo 1) Autofocus: Single-servo AF (S); Continuous-servo AF (C); Focus Tracking automatically activated according to subject status, 2) Manual focus (M) with electronic rangefinder

Focus Point Single AF point can be selected from 51 or 11 focus points

AF-Area Mode 1) Single-point AF, 2) Dynamic-area AF [number of AF points: 9, 21, 51, 51 (3D-Tracking)], 3) Auto-area AF

Focus Lock Focus can be locked by pressing AE-L/AF-L button or by pressing shutter-release button halfway (Single-point AF in AF-S)

Flash

Built-in Flash Manual pop-up type; guide number of 17/56 (ISO 200, m/ft., 20°C/68°F) or 12/39 (ISO 100, m/ft., 20°C/68°F)

Flash Control 1) TTL flash control with 1,005-pixel RGB sensor; i-TTL balanced fill-flash and standard i-TTL fill-flash available with SB-900, 800, 600 or 400

2) Auto aperture (AA): Available with SB-900, 800 and CPU lens

3) Non-TTL auto (A): Available with SB-900, 800, 28, 27 or 22s

4) Distance-priority manual (GN): Available with SB-900, 800

Flash Sync Modes 1) Front-curtain sync (normal), 2) Slow sync, 3) Rear-curtain sync, 4) Red-eye reduction, 5) Red-eye reduction with slow sync

Flash Compensation -3 to +1 EV in increments of 1/3, 1/2 or 1 EV

Flash-ready Indicator Lights when Speedlight such as SB-900, SB-800, SB-600, SB-400, SB-80DX, SB-28DX, or SB-50DX is fully charged; blinks after flash is fired at full output

Accessory Shoe Standard ISO 518 hot-shoe contact with safety lock

Sync Terminal ISO 519 standard terminal

Nikon Creative Lighting System With Speedlights such as SB-900, SB-800, SB-600, SB-R200, or SU-800 (commander only), supports Advanced Wireless Lighting, Auto FP High-Speed Sync, Flash Colour Information Communication, modeling flash and FV lock; built-in flash can be used as a commander

White Balance

White Balance ? Auto (TTL white balance with main image sensor and 1,005-pixel RGB sensor);

? Seven manual modes can be preset with fine-tuning; colour temperature setting; white balance bracketing: 2 to 9 exposures in increments of 1, 2 or 3

Live View

Modes Hand-held mode: TTL phase-detection AF with 51 focus areas (15 cross-type sensors)

Tripod mode: Contrast-detect AF on a desired point within a specific area

Monitor

LCD Monitor 3-in., approx. 920,000-dot (VGA), 170-degree wide-viewing-angle, 100% frame coverage, low-temperature polysilicon TFT LCD with brightness adjustment

Playback

Playback Function Full-frame and thumbnail (4 or 9 images) playback with playback zoom, slide show, histogram display, highlight display, auto image rotation, and image comment (up to 36 characters)

Interface

USB Hi-Speed USB

Video Output NTSC or PAL; simultaneous playback from both the video output and on the LCD monitor available

HDMI Output Supports HDMI version 1.3a; Type C mini connector is provided; simultaneous playback from both the HDMI output terminal and on the LCD monitor not available

Ten-pin Terminal 1) GPS: NMEA 0183 (Ver. 2.01 and 3.01) interface standard supported with 9-pin D-sub cable and GPS Cable MC-35 (optional)

2) Remote control: via Ten-pin terminal

Supported Languages

Supported Languages Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish

Power Source

Battery One Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL3e

Battery Pack Multi-Power Battery Pack MB-D10 (optional) with one Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL4a/EN-EL4 (battery chamber cover BL-3 required) or EN-EL3e, or eight R6/AA-size alkaline (LR6), Ni-MH (HR6), lithium (FR6) batteries, or nickel-manganese (ZR6) batteries

AC Adapter AC Adapter EH-5a/EH-5 (optional)

Tripod Socket

Tripod Socket 1/4 in. (ISO 1222)

Dimensions/Weight

Dimensions (W x H x D) Approx. 147 x 123 x 77 mm/5.8 x 4.8 x 3.0 in.

Weight Approx. 995 g/2.19 lb. without battery, memory card, body cap or LCD monitor cover

Operating Environment

Temperature 0-40°C/32-104°F

Humidity Under 85% (no condensation)

Accessories

Supplied Accessories* Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL3e, Quick Charger MH-18a, USB Cable UC-E4, Video Cable EG-D100, Camera Strap AN-D700, Body Cap BF-1A, Accessory Shoe Cover BS-1, LCD Monitor Cover BM-9, Software Suite CD-ROM

*Supplied accessories may differ depending on country or area

Main Optional Accessories Wireless Transmitter WT-4, Magnifying Eyepiece DK-17M, AC Adapter EH-5a, Capture NX 2 Software, Camera Control Pro 2 Software, Image Authentication Software

? CompactFlash and Extreme are registered trademarks of SanDisk Corporation.

? HDMI, the HDMI logo and High-Definition Multimedia Interface are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing LLC. ? Products and brand names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies. ? Images in viewfinders, on LCDs and monitors shown in this brochure are simulated.

Specifications and equipment are subject to change without any notice or obligation on the part of the manufacturer. July 2008

©2008 NIKON CORPORATION