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Nikon Digital SLR Camera D7000 Specifications
Type of camera
Single-lens reflex digital camera
Lens mount
Nikon F mount (with AF coupling and AF contacts)
Effective angle of view Approx. 1.5 × lens focal length (Nikon DX format)
Effective pixels
16.2 million
Image sensor
23.6 x 15.6 mm CMOS sensor; total pixels: 16.9 million
Dust-reduction system Image Sensor Cleaning, Image Dust Off reference data (optional Capture NX 2 software
Image size (pixels)
4,928 × 3,264 [L], 3,696 × 2,448 [M], 2,464 × 1,632 [S]
File format
• NEF (RAW): 12 or 14 bit, lossless compressed or compressed
• 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 Standard, Neutral, Vivid, Monochrome, Portrait, Landscape; selected Picture Control can
be modified; storage for custom Picture Controls
Storage media
SD (Secure Digital), SDHC and SDXC memory cards
Double slots
Slot 2 can be used for overflow or backup storage or for separate storage of copies
created using NEF+JPEG; pictures can be copied between cards
File system
DCF (Design Rule for Camera File System) 2.0, DPOF (Digital Print Order Format), Exif 2.3
(Exchangeable Image File Format for Digital Still Cameras), PictBridge
Eye-level pentaprism single-lens reflex viewfinder
Frame coverage
Approx. 100% horizontal and 100% vertical
Approx. 0.94 x (50mm f/1.4 lens at infinity, -1.0 m
19.5 mm (-1.0 m
Diopter adjustment
-3 to +1 m
Focusing screen
Type B BriteView Clear Matte screen Mark II with AF area brackets (framing grid can be
Reflex mirror
Quick return
Depth-of-field preview Pressing depth-of-field preview button stops lens aperture down to value selected by
user (A and M modes) or by camera (other modes)
Lens aperture
Instant return, electronically controlled
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 color matrix metering
II; lenses for F3AF not supported • AI-P NIKKOR: All functions supported except 3D color
matrix metering II • Non-CPU: Can be used in modes A and M; color matrix metering and
aperture value display supported if user provides lens data (AI lenses only)
Electronic rangefinder can be used if maximum aperture is f/5.6 or faster
Shutter type
Electronically-controlled vertical-travel focal-plane shutter
Shutter speed
1/8,000 to 30 s in steps of 1/3 or 1/2 EV, bulb, time (requires optional Remote Control ML-
L3), 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 mode
S (single frame), CL (continuous low speed), CH (continuous high speed), Q (quiet shutter-
(remote control), MUP (mirror up)
Frame advance rate
Approx. 1 to 5 fps (CL) or approx. 6 fps (CH) (CIPA guidelines)
2 s, 5 s, 10 s, 20 s; 1 to 9 exposures at intervals of 0.5, 1, 2, or 3 s
Remote release mode
Delayed remote, quick-response remote, remote mirror-up
Exposure metering
TTL exposure metering using 2,016-pixel RGB sensor
Metering method
• Matrix: 3D color matrix metering II (type G and D lenses); color matrix metering II
(other CPU lenses); color matrix metering available with non-CPU lenses if user provides
lens data • Center-weighted: Weight of 75% given to 8-mm circle in center of frame;
diameter of circle can be changed to 6, 10 or 13 mm, or weighting can be based on
average of entire frame (fixed at 8 mm when non-CPU lens is used) • Spot: Meters 3.5-
mm circle (about 2.5 % of frame) centered on selected focus point (on center focus point
when non-CPU lens is used)
Metering range
• Matrix or center-weighted metering: 0 to 20 EV • Spot metering: 2 to 20 EV
(ISO 100, f/1.4 lens, 68°F/20°C)
Exposure meter coupling Combined CPU and AI
Exposure mode
Auto (auto; auto [flash off]), Scene (Portrait, Landscape, Child, Sports, Close up, Night
portrait, Night landscape, Party/indoor, Beach/snow, Sunset, Dusk/dawn, Pet portrait,
Candlelight, Blossom, Autumn colors, Food, Silhouette, High key, Low key), programmed
auto with flexible program (P), shutter-priority auto (S), aperture-priority auto (A), manual
(M), U1 (user settings 1), U2 (user settings 2)
Exposure compensation -5 to +5 EV in increments of 1/3 or 1/2 EV
Exposure bracketing
2 to 3 frames in steps of 1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 1 or 2 EV
Exposure lock
Luminosity locked at detected value with AE-L/AF-L button
ISO sensitivity
ISO 100 to 6400 in steps of 1/3 or 1/2 EV; can also be set to approx. 0.3, 0.5, 0.7, 1 or 2 EV
(ISO 25600 equivalent) above ISO 6400; auto ISO sensitivity control available
(Recommended Exposure Index)
Active D-Lighting
Can be selected from Auto, Extra high, High, Normal, Low or Off
ADL bracketing
2 frames using selected value for one frame or 3 frames using preset values for all frames
Nikon Multi-CAM 4800DX autofocus sensor module with TTL phase detection, fine-
tuning, 39 focus points (including 9 cross-type sensors), and AF-assist illuminator (range
approx. 1 ft. 8 in. to 9 ft. 10 in./0.5 to 3 m)
Detection range
-1 to +19 EV (ISO 100, 68°F/20°C)
Lens servo
• Autofocus (AF): Single-servo AF (AF-S); continuous-servo AF (AF-C); auto AF-S/AF-C
selection (AF-A); predictive focus tracking activated automatically according to subject
status • Manual focus (M): Electronic rangefinder can be used
Focus point
Can be selected from 39 or 11 focus points
AF-area mode
Single-point AF; 9-, 21- or 39-point dynamic-area AF, 3D-tracking, auto-area AF
Focus lock
Focus can be locked by pressing shutter-release button halfway (Single-servo AF) or by
pressing AE-L/AF-L button
Printed in Japan Code No. 6CE10085 (1010/A) K
Built-in flash
• i , k , p , n , o , s , w : Auto flash with auto pop-up • P, S, A, M, 0 : Manual pop-up
with button release
Guide Number
Approx. 39 /12, 39/12 with manual flash (ft./m, ISO 100, 68 ˚F/20 ˚C)
Flash control
• TTL: i-TTL balanced fill-flash and standard i-TTL flash for digital SLR using 2,016-pixel
RGB sensor are available with built-in flash and SB-900, SB-800, SB-700, SB-600 or SB-
400 (i-TTL balanced fill-flash is available when matrix or center-weighted metering is
selected) • Auto aperture: Available with SB-900/SB-800 and CPU lens • Non-TTL auto:
Supported flash units include SB-900, SB-800, SB-28, SB-27 and SB-22S • Distance-
priority manual: Available with SB-900, SB-800 and SB-700
Flash mode
• i , k , p , n , s , w : Auto, auto with red-eye reduction, off; fill-flash and red-eye
reduction available with optional flash units • o : Auto slow sync, auto slow sync with
red-eye reduction, off; slow sync and slow sync with red-eye reduction available with
optional flash units •l , m , r,
, u, v , x , y, z, 1, 2 , 3: Fill-flash and red-eye
reduction available with optional flash units • 0: Fill-flash • P, A: Fill-flash, slow sync,
red-eye reduction, slow sync with red-eye reduction, rear-curtain with slow sync • S, M:
Fill-flash, red-eye reduction, rear-curtain sync
Flash compensation
-3 to +1 EV in increments of 1/3 or 1/2 EV
Flash bracketing
2 to 3 frames in steps of 1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 1 or 2 EV
Flash-ready indicator
Lights when built-in flash or optional flash unit such as SB-900, SB-800, SB-700, SB-600,
SB-400, SB-80DX, SB-28DX or SB-50DX is fully charged; blinks for 3 s after flash is fired
at full output
Accessory shoe
ISO 518 hot-shoe with sync and data contacts, and safety lock
Nikon Creative
Advanced Wireless Lighting supported with built-in flash, SB-900, SB-800, SB-700 or
Lighting System
SU-800 as commander and SB-900, SB-800, SB-700, SB-600 or SB-R200 as remotes;
Auto FP high-speed sync and modeling illumination supported with all CLS-compatible
flash units except SB-400; Flash Color Information Communication and FV lock supported
with all CLS-compatible flash units
Sync terminal
Sync Terminal Adapter AS-15 (available separately)
White balance
Auto (2 types), Incandescent, Fluorescent (7 types), Direct Sunlight, Flash, Cloudy, Shade,
preset manual (up to 5 values can be stored), choose color temperature (2,500 K to 10,000
K), all with fine tuning; white balance bracketing: 2 to 3 frames in steps of 1, 2 or 3
Live View lens servo
• Autofocus (AF): Single-servo AF (AF-S); full-time-servo AF (AF-F) • Manual focus (M)
AF-area mode
Face-priority AF, wide-area AF, normal-area AF, subject-tracking AF
Contrast-detect AF anywhere in frame (camera selects focus point automatically when
face-priority AF or subject-tracking AF is selected)
Movie metering
TTL exposure metering using main image sensor
Metering method
Frame size (pixels)
[NTSC] • 1,920 × 1,080 (24p); 24 (23.976) fps • 1,280 × 720 (30p); 30 (29.97) fps • 1,280 ×
and frame rate
720 (24p); 24 (23.976) fps • 640 × 424 (30p); 30 (29.97) fps
[PAL] • 1,920 × 1,080 (24p); 24 (23.976) fps • 1,280 × 720 (25p); 25 fps • 1,280 × 720 (24p);
24 (23.976) fps • 640 × 424 (25p); 25 fps
Choice of normal and high quality available
Maximum length
Approx. 20 minutes
File format
Video compression
H.264/MPEG-4 Advanced Video Coding
Audio recording format Linear PCM
Audio recording device Built-in monaural or external stereo microphone; sensitivity adjustable
3-in. (7.5-cm), approx. 921k-dot (VGA), low-temperature polysilicon TFT LCD with 170°
viewing angle, approx. 100% frame coverage, and brightness adjustment
Full-frame and thumbnail (4, 9 or 72 images or calendar) playback with playback zoom,
movie playback, slide show, highlights, histogram display, auto image rotation and image
comment (up to 36 characters)
Hi-Speed USB
Video output
NTSC, PAL; images can be displayed on external device while camera monitor is on
HDMI output
Type C mini-pin HDMI connector; camera monitor turns off when HDMI cable is
Accessory terminal
Remote Cord MC-DC2 (available separately), GPS Unit GP-1 (available separately)
Audio input
Stereo mini-pin jack (3.5-mm diameter)
Supported languages
Arabic, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish,
French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese,
Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish
One Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL15
Battery pack
Optional Multi-Power Battery Pack MB-D11 with one Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-
EL15 or six R6/AA size alkaline, NiMH or lithium batteries
AC adapter
AC Adapter EH-5a; requires Power Connector EP-5B (available separately)
Tripod socket
1/4 in. (ISO 1222)
Dimensions (W x H x D) Approx. 5.2 × 4.1 × 3.0 in. (132 × 105 × 77 mm)
Approx. 1 lb. 8.3 oz. (690 g) camera body only; approx. 1 lb. 11.5 oz. (780 g) with battery
and memory card but without body cap
Operating environment Temperature: 32–104 °F/0–40 °C; humidity: less than 85% (no condensation)
Supplied accessories
Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL15, Battery Charger MH-25, Eyepiece Cap DK-5, Rubber
(may differ by country
Eyecup DK-21, USB Cable UC-E4, Audio Video Cable EG-D2, Camera Strap AN-DC1, LCD
or area)
Monitor Cover BM-11, Body Cap BF-1B, Accessory Shoe Cover BS-1, ViewNX 2 CD-ROM
• Microsoft and Windows, Windows 7 are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation
in the United States and/or other countries. • Macintosh and QuickTime are registered trademarks or trademarks
of Apple Inc. in the United States and/or other countries. • The SD, SDHC and SDXC logos are trademark of the SD
Card Association. • PictBridge is a trademark. • 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. • All sample images are ©Chase Jarvis.
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    Type of camera Single-lens reflex digital camera Built-in flash Lens mount Nikon F mount (with AF coupling and AF contacts) Effective angle of view Approx. 1.5 × lens focal length (Nikon DX format) Guide Number Effective pixels 16.2 million Flash control Image sensor 23.6 x 15.6 mm CMOS sensor;...

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    Inspired performance in a size that keeps you shooting Meet the new Nikon D7000, a camera ready to go wherever your photography or cinematography takes you. Experience stunning images with sharp resolution and smooth tonal gradation, thanks to the pixel...

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    Stunning image details: 16.2 effective megapixels Whether you want to make large prints or crop tightly in an image, the D7000 delivers the resolution you need. At its heart is a DX-format CMOS image sensor with 16.2 effective megapixels, optimally engineered to gather more quality light through sharp NIKKOR lenses.

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    AF NIKKOR lenses to how you see light and shadow interplay, f/5.6 or faster. The D7000 offers a variety even in difficult lighting situations. This of AF area modes, including dynamic-area intelligent metering technique also delivers AF using 9, 21, 39 points.

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    VGA LCD monitor with reinforced glass. Its sealing against dust and moisture approx. 921k-dot resolution With a top and rear cover of durable magnesium alloy, the D7000 assures clear, detailed display of images, is ready for the outdoors. Nikon engineers paid meticulous attention...

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    VR II. Nikon Creative Lighting System The D7000 has a built-in pop-up flash that covers a 16mm lens perspective without vignetting. The flash is fully compatible with the Nikon Creative...

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    ® tions such as resize, crop, rotate, straighten and auto red-eye correction. Movie-editing functions equivalent to those of the D7000 are also available. ViewNX 2 also works effortlessly with Nikon’s photo-sharing website, my Picturetown, making uploading and viewing your images more enjoyable than ever.

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