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Nikon D300 Digital SLR Camera with 14-24mm Nikkor Lens

Nikon D300 Digital SLR Camera with 14-24mm Nikkor Lens

The Nikon D300 DSLR Camera has 12 MegapixelsThe Nikon D300 DSLR Camera has a 3 inch LCDThe Nikon D300 DSLR Camera uses JPEG, RAW and TIF file formatsThe Nikon D300 DSLR Camera has an ACCESSORY SHOE for ADD ONS such as external flash, light or microphoneThe Nikon D300 DSLR Camera connects via USB onlyThe Nikon D300 DSLR Camera uses a Li-Ion batteryThe Nikon D300 DSLR Camera uses Compact Flash (CF) type I and Microdrives (CF Type II)LiveView.GIF

Combining innovative Nikon technologies with advanced new features and precision engineering, the Nikon D300 DSLR delivers the ultimate blend of DX-format performance.   The sheer imaging power of a new 12.3 effective-megapixel DX Format CMOS image sensor with integrated A/D converter; the precision processing and astounding speed of Nikon's original EXPEED digital image processing concept; the unprecedented focusing speed and precision of a new 51-point AF system; Nikon's innovative new Scene Recognition System for optimal autofocus, auto exposure and auto white balance performance; the composition and focusing ease of a large new pentaprism viewfinder that provides full 100% frame coverage; an expansive 920,000-dot, high-resolution 3-inch LCD monitor with wide viewing angle; near-instant power-up and immediate response; all with the advantages of Nikon DX-format agility and system expandability.    Meet the new generation digital SLR camera that blends all these advanced features into one fine package — the Nikon D300This package includes the Nikon D300 Body + Nikkor 14-24 f2.8 Lens. NO LONGER AVAILABLE.

Winner of the TIPA 2008 Award for Best Expert D-SLR.

What's in the box?

Nikon D300 Digital SLR Body
Nikkor 14-24 f2.8 Lens
Camera Strap
Rechargeable Li-Ion Battery (EN-EL3e)
Quick Charger (MH-18a)
USB Cable
Video Cable
Body Cap
Eyepiece Cap
Rubber Eyecup
LCD Monitor Cover
Software - Picture Project CD-ROM
12 Month Warranty with Nikon Australia


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Specifications of the Nikon D300 D-SLR Camera
(from Nikon Australia)


Type of Camera Single-lens reflex digital camera with interchangeable lenses
Effective Pixels 12.3 million
Image Sensor CMOS sensor, 23.6 x 15.8 mm; total pixels: 13.1 million; Nikon DX format
Image Size (Pixels) 4,288 x 2,848 [L], 3,216 x 2,136 [M], 2,144 x 1,424 [S]
Sensitivity ISO 200 to 3,200 in steps of 1/3, 1/2 or 1 EV with additional settings of approx. 0.3, 0.5, 0.7 and 1 EV (ISO 100 equivalent) under ISO 200, and approx. 0.3, 0.5, 0.7 and 1 EV (ISO 6400 equivalent) over ISO 3200
File Format NEF 12-bit or 14-bit (uncompressed, lossless compressed or compressed RAW); TIFF (RGB); JPEG: JPEG baseline-compliant
File System Compliant with DCF 2.0, DPOF and Exif 2.21
Storage Media CompactFlash (Type I/II, compliant with UDMA); Microdrives
Shooting Modes 1) Single frame [S] mode
2) Continuous low speed [CL] mode: 1 to 7*¹ frames per second
3) Continuous high-speed [CH] mode: 8 frames per second*¹, 6 frames per second*²
4) Liveview [LV] mode
5) Self-timer [ ] mode
6) Mirror-up [Mup] mode. *¹ When using AC Adaptor EH-5a/EH-5 or Multi-Power Battery Pack MB-D10 with batteries other than Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL3e. *² When using Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL3e (When shooting in Continuous-servo AF (C), Shutter-Priority Auto [S] or Manual [M] exposure modes, at a shutter speed of 1/250 sec. or faster with other settings at default)
White Balance Auto (TTL white balance with 1,005-pixel RGB sensor), seven manual modes with fine-tuning, color temperature setting, white balance bracketing possible (2 to 9 frames in increments 1~3)
LCD Monitor Size 3-in.
LCD Monitor Approx. 920,000-dot (VGA), 170-degree wide viewing angle, 100% frame coverage, low-temperature polysilicon TFT LCD with brightness adjustment
Playback Function 1) Full frame
2) Thumbnail (4 or 9 segments)
3) Zoom
4) Slideshow
5) RGB histogram indication
6) Shooting data
7) Highlight point display
8) Auto image rotation
Delete Function Card format, All photographs delete, Selected photographs delete
I/O Terminal NTSC or PAL; simultaneous playback from both the video output and on the LCD monitor available
Interface Hi-Speed USB
Picture Angle
(in 35mm [135] format equivalent)
Equivalent in 35mm [135] format is approx. 1.5 times lens focal length
ViewFinder Type SLR-type with fixed eye-level pentaprism; built-in diopter adjustment (-2.0 to +1.0 m-¹)
Eyepoint 19.5 mm (-1.0 m-¹)
Focusing Screen Type-B BriteView Clear Matte screen Mark II with superimposed focus brackets and On-Demand grid lines
Viewfinder Frame
(with 50mm lens at infinity; -1.0 m-1)
Approx. 100% (vertical/horizontal) / Approx. 0.94x with 50mm lens at infinity; -1.0 m-¹
Reflex Mirror Automatic, instant-return type
Lens Aperture Instant-return type, with Depth-of-field preview button
Autofocus TTL phase detection, 51 focus points (15 cross-type sensors) by Nikon Multi-CAM 3500DX autofocus module; Detection -1 to +19 EV (ISO 100 at 20°C/68°F); AF fine adjustment possible; Focal plane contrast [in Liveview (Tripod) mode]
Focus Modes 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 Lock Focus can be locked by pressing shutter-release button halfway (single-servo AF) or by pressing AE-L/AF-L button
Exposure Metering System TTL full-aperture exposure metering using 1005-pixel RGB sensor:
1) 3D Color Matrix Metering II (type G and D lenses); color matrix metering II (other CPU lenses); color matrix metering (non-CPU lenses if user provides lens data; metering performed);
2) Center-weighted: Weight of 75% given to 6, 8, 10, or 13 mm dia. circle in center of frame or weighting based on average of entire frame (8 mm circle when non-CPU lens is used);
3) Spot: Meters approx. 3 mm dia. circle (about 2.0% of frame) centered on selected focus point (on center focus point 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 (Matrix or center-weighted metering),
2) 2 to 20 EV (Spot metering) (ISO 100 equivalent, f/1.4 lens, at 20°C/68°F)
Exposure Metering Coupling Combined CPU and AI
Exposure Control 1) Programmed Auto [P] with flexible program
2) Shutter-Priority Auto [S]
3) Aperture Priority Auto [A]
4) Manual [M]
Auto Exposure Lock Exposure locked at detected value with AE-L/AF-L button
Auto Exposure Bracketing Exposure and/or flash bracketing (2 to 9 exposures in increments of 1/3, 1/2, 2/3 or 1 EV)
Maximum Shutter 1/8,000
Minimum Shutter 30
Shutter Electronically-controlled vertical-travel focal plane shutter, 1/8,000 to 30 sec. in steps of 1/3, 1/2 or 1 EV, Bulb
Sync Contact X=1/250 sec.; flash synchronization at up to 1/320 sec. (FP) adjustable with Built-in Speedlight or optional Speedlight (will reduce GN)
Flash Control 1) TTL: TTL flash control by 1,005-pixel RGB sensor. Built-in Speedlight, SB-800, SB-600 or SB-400: i-TTL balanced fill-flash and standard i-TTL flash;
2) AA (Auto Aperture-type) flash: Available with SB-800 used with CPU lens;
3) Non-TTL Auto: Available with Speedlights such as SB-800, 28, 27, and 22S;
4) Range-priority manual flash; available with SB-800
Flash Sync Modes 1) Front-curtain Sync (normal)
2) Red-eye Reduction
3) Red-eye Reduction with Slow Sync
4) Slow Sync
5) Rear-curtain Sync
Accessory Shoe ISO 518 Standard hot-shoe contact with safety lock provided
Sync Terminal ISO 519 standard terminal
Self-Timer 2 to 20 seconds duration
Depth of Field Preview Button When CPU lens is attached, lens aperture can be stopped down to value selected by user (A and M mode) or value selected by camera (P and S mode)
Remote Control Remote control: via 10-pin terminal
GPS NMEA 0183 (Ver. 2.01 and 3.01) interface standard supported with 9-pin D-sub cable and GPS Cable MC-35 (optional)
Supported Languages Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish
Power Requirements One Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL3e, Multi-Power Battery Pack MB-D10 (optional) with one Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL4a, EN-EL4 or EN-EL3e or eight R6/AA-size alkaline (LR6), Ni-MH (HR6), lithium (FR6) batteries, or nickel-manganese ZR6 batteries, AC Adapter EH-5a (optional)
Tripod Socket 1/4 in. (ISO 1222)
Dimensions Approx. 147 x 114 x 74 mm (5.8 x 4.5 x 2.9 in.)
Weight (without battery, memory card or body cap)
Approx. 825 g (1.82 lbs.) without battery, memory card, body cap, or monitor cover
Supplied Accessories
(may differ by country or area)
Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL3e, Quick Charger MH-18a, USB Cable UC-E4, Video Cable EG-D100, Strap AN-D300, LCD monitor cover BM-8, Body cap, Eyepiece Cap DK-5, Rubber Eyecup DK-23, Software Suite CD-ROM
* Specifications subject to change by the manufacturer without notice





Nikon Australia Says:

Introducing the D300 — the ultimate blend of image quality, quick response and go-anywhere mobility. A new 12.3 effective-megapixel DX-format CMOS image sensor, Nikon's original EXPEED digital image processing concept, Scene Recognition System and the new Picture Control System advance all aspects of system performance. Setting the standards for the next-generation, the D300 achieves the best overall system balance of any DX-format D-SLR.

Artfully engaged

  • 12.3 effective megapixels, DX-format CMOS image sensor
  • EXPEED digital image processing concept
  • Scene Recognition System
  • 51-point autofocus system
Accelerating expression
  • Picture Control System
  • Active D-Lighting
Always on the move
  • High-speed continuous shooting
  • Swift response
Quality comes standard
  • Viewfinder with 100% frame coverage
  • Two Liveview modes
  • Self-cleaning Sensor Unit
  • Magnesium alloy body
  • 3-inch LCD with 920,000-dot resolution