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Nikon D60 Digital SLR Camera + AF-S 18-55mm VR Nikkor Lens
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Nikon D60 Digital SLR Camera + AF-S 18-55mm VR Nikkor Lens

10.2 Megapixel.GIF2.5 inch LCD.GIFuses JPEG and RAW file formats.GIFthis camera has an ACCESSORY SHOE for ADD ONS such as external flash, light or microphone.GIFconnects via USB only.GIFLi-Ion battery.GIFuses Secure Digital (SD) and High Capacity Secure Digital (HCSD) cards.GIF

 

One of the smallest Nikon digital SLRs ever, the D60 makes it fun and easy to take breathtaking pictures while also offering plenty of features for those who want to deepen their interest in creative shooting. This kit includes the Nikon D60 body + AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR Lens. NO LONGER AVAILABLE.

With a split-second shutter response, the D60 captures pictures that cameras with longer time lags miss. Ease of use and creative options both come standard with the D60, whose exclusive Nikon technologies help deliver high-quality pictures with vibrant colour and stunning, edge-to-edge detail. Such superior results are achieved through a high-resolution image sensor utilizing 10.2 megapixels, world-famous NIKKOR lenses delivering razor-sharp pictures, and many cutting-edge Nikon features to further enhance your picture-taking experience.

 

As this camera does not have a built-in focusing motor it is only AF compatible with AF-S and AF-I Nikkor lenses, which are equipped with an autofocus motor. However it will work with other Nikon lenses but in Manual Focus only.
This camera will only autofocus with Sigma lenses that have a designation of HSM (Hypersonic Motor) or that state “built-in motor for Nikon”.
This camera will only autofocus with Tamron lenses that state “built-in motor for Nikon”.

 

 

What's in the box?

Nikon D60 Digital SLR Camera
AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR
Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL9

Quick Charger MH-23

USB Cable UC-E4

Rubber Eyecup DK-20

Camera Strap AN-DC1

Body Cap BF-1A

Eyepiece Cap DK-5

Accessory Shoe Cover BS-1

Software Suite CD-ROM

Instruction Manual

12 Month Warranty with Nikon Australia


To get started, DCW recommends....
 



... extra
memory

Secure Digital Cards are available in standard speed, as well as other options including high speed and cards with USB connectivity.



... a spare
battery



... a camera
case



... an
extended
warranty



... filters



... a
cleaning
kit

 

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Chargers & Cables
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Remotes
Tripods
Software
Power/Batteries
Protection
Books & DVDs
Viewfinder

 

 

 

Specifications

 

Type of Camera

Single-lens reflex digital camera

Effective Pixels

10.2 million

Image Sensor

Nikon DX format (23.6 x 15.8 mm) CCD sensor; total pixels: 10.75 million

Image Size (Pixels)

3,872 x 2,592 [L], 2,896 x 1,944 [M], 1,936 x 1,296 [S]

Sensitivity

ISO 100 to 1,600 in steps of 1 EV, can also be set to approx. 1 EV (ISO 3200 equivalent) above ISO 1600

File Format

NEF (RAW) 12-bit compressed, JPEG Baseline-compliant with fine (approx. 1:4), normal (approx. 1:8), or basic (approx. 1:16) compression, NEF (RAW)+JPEG: Single photograph recorded in both NEF (RAW) and JPEG formats

Storage Media

SD memory cards (SDHC complaint)

Shooting Modes

1) Single frame shooting [S] mode, 2) Continuous shooting mode, 3) Self-timer mode, 4) Remote control (optional Wireless Remote Control ML-L3 required)

White Balance

8 modes (when Auto is selected, TTL white-balance with main image sensor and 420-segment RGB sensor is available) fine-tuning possible

LCD Monitor

2.5", 230,000-dot, low-temperature polysilicon TFT LCD, brightness adjustment and with automatic defeat via Eye Sensor

Playback Function

1) Full frame, 2) Thumbnail (four or nine images) playback with playback zoom, 3) Stop-motion movies, 4) Slide show, 5) Histogram display, 6) Highlights, 7) Auto image rotation

Delete Function

1) Card format, 2) All frames delete, 3) Selected frames delete

Interface

USB 2.0 (High-speed): MTP and PTP selectable

Picture Angle (in 35mm [135] format equivalent)

Approx. 1.5 x lens focal length (Nikon DX format)

Focusing Screen

Type B BriteView Clear Matte screen Mark V

Viewfinder Frame Coverage/Magnification (with 50mm lens at infinity; -1.0 m-1)

Approx. 95 % horizontal and 95 % vertical / Approx. 0.8 x

Autofocus

TTL phase detection, 3 focus points by Nikon Multi-CAM 350 autofocus sensor module; Detection range: -1 to +19 EV (ISO 100 at 20°C/68°F)

Focus Modes

1) Single-servo AF (AF-S), 2) Continuous-servo AF (C) (Predictive focus tracking automatically activated according to subject status in single- and continuous-servo AF), 3) Auto-servo AF (A), 4) Manual focus

Exposure Metering System

1) 3D-Color Matrix Metering II (type G and D lenses); Colour Matrix Metering II (other CPU lenses), 2) Centre-weighted: Weight of 75% given to 8 mm circle in centre of frame, 3) Spot: Meters 3.5 mm circle (about 2.5% of frame) centred on selected focus point (on centre focus area when non-CPU lens is used)

Exposure Metering Range (at normal temperature [68°F/20°C], ISO 100 equivalent, f/1.4 lens)

1) 0 to 20 EV (3D-Color Matrix or centre-weighted metering), 2) 2 to 20 EV (Spot metering)

Exposure Control

1) Digital Vari-program (Auto, Auto [flash off], Portrait, Landscape, Child, Sports, Close up, Night portrait), 2) Programmed auto [P] with flexible program, 3) Shutter-priority auto [S], 4) Aperture-priority auto [A], 5) Manual [M]

Auto Exposure Bracketing

-5 to +5 EV in increments of 1/3 EV

Shutter

Electronically-controlled vertical-travel focal-plane shutter; 30 to 1/4000 sec in steps of 1/3 EV plus bulb

Flash Control

1) TTL for digital SLR using 420-segment RGB sensor, 2) i-TTL balanced fill-flash, 3) Auto aperture, 4) Non-TTL auto, 5) Range-priority manual

Flash Sync Modes

1) Front-curtain sync, 2) Slow sync, 3) Rear-curtain sync, 4) Red-eye reduction, 5) Rear-curtain sync with Slow sync

Sync Terminal

Hot Shoe Sync Terminal Adapter AS-15 (Optional)

Self-Timer

Can be selected from 2, 5, 10 and 20 s duration

Depth of Field Preview Button

Yes

Remote Control

Wireless Remote Control ML-L3

Supported Languages

Total of 15 languages: Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish

Power Requirements

Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL9, AC Adapter EH-5a (optional)

Battery Life (on a fully charged battery)

500 images* with the AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR on a single charge (*CIPA standards)

Tripod Socket

1/4 in. (ISO 1222)

Dimensions

Approx. 126 x 94 x 64 mm

Weight (without battery, memory card or body cap)

Approx. 495 g

Supplied Accessories (may differ by country or area)

Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL9, Quick Charger MH-23, USB Cable UC-E4, Rubber Eyecup DK-20, Camera Strap AN-DC1, Body Cap BF-1A, Eyepiece Cap DK-5, Accessory Shoe Cover BS-1, Software Suite CD-ROM

 

* Specifications subject to change by the manufacturer without notice

 

 

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Nikon says:

Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 29 January 2008 - Nikon Europe today announced the debut of the Nikon D60, a digital SLR designed for the consumer who wants to combine top technology with user-friendliness and creative features. The D60 provides a resolution of 10.2 effective megapixels, Nikon’s exclusive EXPEED image-processing concept, in-camera editing functions and a 3-area auto focus system. The camera offers continuous shooting at 3.0 fps, near instant power-up in just 0.19 seconds and high ISO sensitivity, all in a compact, lightweight body with a user-friendly ergonomic design.

The Nikon D60 is designed to simplify camera operation and allow the photographer to concentrate on taking pictures. The camera’s simple, user-friendly design includes a reduced number of buttons and a combined monitor and information display. A 2.5-inch LCD screen presents information using an easy to understand graphic user interface, with three types of presentation style to suit all users. The symbols and numbers in the display rotate through 90 degrees, presenting information in the correct orientation according to how the camera is being held. The D60 also includes a new feature that turns off the LCD monitor screen automatically when the viewfinder is in use.

The D60 utilizes Nikon’s exclusive EXPEED technology to maximize image quality and processing speed. The camera also offers creative features that are designed to allow the optimisation and adjustment of images without the need for a computer. Image optimisation is achieved through functions like Active D-Lighting (which compensates for strong shadows), and the automatic correction of false eye colour when using the built-in flash. Creative features include the automated creation of stop-motion animation files from a sequence of images, and effects that simulate the use of optical filters to produce colour shading and sparkling highlights.

To combat the dust that can be introduced into the camera body when changing lenses, the D60 includes an integrated dust reduction system. Nikon’s exclusive Airflow Control System channels dust out of the image path and a vibrating, self-cleaning sensor unit shakes off any remaining dust from the camera’s optics.

The Nikon D60 standard kit comes with a high-performance VR-NIKKOR lens, the AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR. Compact and lightweight, the lens offers 3x zoom with a versatile focal length range of 27mm to 82.5mm (35mm-format equivalent). Nikon’s advanced Vibration Reduction technology combats the effect of camera shake, allowing the use of shutter speeds that are up to three times slower than is practical with non-VR lenses. And with its sophisticated, leather-toned design, the lens looks as good as the pictures it takes. “The D60 is intended to put high quality photography within the reach of ordinary consumers.” said Toru Uematsu, Manager Prosumer Products at Nikon Europe B.V  “The combination of precision technology and carefree convenience places the D60 in a unique position of offering compact camera users the chance to move up to digital SLR with ease and security.”

The D60 is capable of use in a range of lighting conditions due to a wide sensitivity range of ISO 100 to ISO 1600 and offers vivid colour reproduction with clear, sharp results.. For convenient use in places where flash photography is not allowed, the camera will set the sensitivity automatically for the best results . The camera’s built-in Speedlight produces excellent balanced results thanks to Nikon’s sophisticated i-TTL flash system, and also allows the use of additional remote-controlled Speedlights.

Storing images on highly-compact SD memory cards (compatible with SDHC), the D60 body measures approximately 126 (W) x 94 (H) x 64 (D) mm and weighs 495 grams. Supplied accessories include a rechargeable Li-ion battery, quick charger, USB cable, rubber eyecup, camera strap, body cap, eyepiece cap and accessory shoe cap. The provided software includes the Nikon Software Suite on CD-ROM. Software for photofinishing and camera remote control may be purchased separately as an option.