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Used Nikon D5000 Digital SLR Camera Body

Product Code: USED-7442587

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The Nikon D5000 is a powerful digital SLR camera that will deliver fantastic still images and HD D-movie clips with sound. The camera is incredibly easy to use, and boasts a wide range of automatic features that will help you capture the shots you want every time. The Nikon D5000 as an impressive 12.3 megapixel DX format image sensor that ensures exceptionally detailed results. The vari-angle LCD monitor gives you extra freedom and allows you to shoot from any angle, bringing a great new exciting twist to using Live View. Whether your shooting images or movies, you can flip, tilt or turn the LCD screen to take shots from above, below, to the side, or to create self-portraits. The wide range of automatic scene modes make it easy to capture crystal clear images in a variety of situations. The Nikon D5000 also as a range of retouch functions let you enhance photos in-camera. With so many powerful features the Nikon D5000 D-SLR gives you the freedom to capture outstanding imgaes and movies from any angle.


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    Single-lens reflex digital camera

    Lens mount

    Nikon F mount (with AF contacts)

    Effective picture angle

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

    Effective pixels

    12.3 million

    Image sensor

    23.6 x 15.8 mm CMOS sensor

    Total pixels

    12.9 million

    Dust-reduction system

    Image Sensor Cleaning, Image Dust Off reference data (optional Capture NX 2 required)

    Image size (pixels)

    4,288 x 2,848 [L], 3,216 x 2,136 [M], 2,144 x 1,424 [S]

    File format

    NEF (RAW)


    JPEG: 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

    Picture Control System

    Can be selected from Standard, Neutral, Vivid, Monochrome, Portrait, Landscape; storage for up to nine custom Picture Controls

    File system

    DCF (Design Rule for Camera File System) 2.0, DPOF (Digital Print Order Format), Exif 2.21 (Exchangeable Image File Format for Digital Still Cameras), PictBridge


    Eye-level pentamirror single-lens reflex viewfinder

    Frame coverage

    Approx. 95% horizontal and 95% vertical


    Approx. 0.78 x (50mm f/1.4 lens at infinity; -1.0 m-1)


    17.9 mm (-1.0 m-1)

    Diopter adjustment

    -1.7 to +0.7 m-1

    Focusing screen

    Type B BriteView Clear Matte screen Mark V with focus frame (framing grid can be displayed)

    Reflex mirror

    Quick-return type

    Lens aperture

    Instant return, electronically controlled

    Compatible lenses

    AF-S and AF-I NIKKOR: All functions supported


    Type G or D AF NIKKOR not equipped with an autofocus motor: All functions supported except autofocus


    Non-Type G or D AF NIKKOR not equipped with an autofocus motor: All functions supported except 3D color matrix metering II and autofocus


    IX-NIKKOR and AF-NIKKOR for F3AF: Not supported


    Type D PC NIKKOR: All functions supported except some shooting modes


    AI-P NIKKOR: All functions supported except 3D color matrix metering II


    Non-CPU: Autofocus not supported. Can be used in exposure mode M, but exposure meter does not function


    Lens with maximum aperture of f/5.6 or faster: Electronic rangefinder can be used

    Shutter type

    Electronically controlled vertical-travel focal-plane shutter

    Shutter speed

    1/4,000 to 30 s in steps of 1/3 or 1/2 EV, Bulb, Time (with optional ML-L3 Remote Control)

    Flash sync speed

    X = 1/200 s; synchronizes with shutter at 1/200 s or slower

    Release modes

    Single-frame, continuous, self-timer, delayed remote, quick-response, quiet

    Frame advance rate

    Continuous high speed: up to 4 fps (manual focus, manual or shutter-priority auto exposure, 1/250 s or faster shutter speed; other settings at default values and memory remaining in memory buffer)


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

    Exposure metering

    TTL exposure metering using 420-pixel RGB sensor

    Exposure method

    Matrix: 3D color matrix metering II (type G and D lenses); color matrix metering II (other CPU lenses)


    Center-weighted: Weight of 75% given to 8-mm circle in center of frame


    Spot: Meters 3.5-mm circle (about 2.5% of frame) centered on selected focus point

    Exposure range (ISO 100 equivalent, f/1.4 lens, 20°C/68°F)

    Matrix or center-weighted metering: 0–20 EV


    Spot metering: 2–20 EV

    Exposure meter coupling


    Exposure modes

    Auto modes (auto, auto [flash off]), Advanced Scene Modes (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, and Low key), programmed auto with flexible program (P), shutter-priority auto (S), aperture-priority auto (A), manual (M)

    Exposure compensation

    ±5 EV in increments of 1/3 or 1/2 EV

    Exposure bracketing

    3 frames in steps of 1/3 or 1/2 EV

    Exposure lock

    Luminosity locked at detected value with AE-L/AF-L button

    ISO sensitivity (Recommended Exposure Index)

    ISO 200 to 3200 in steps of 1/3 EV. Can also be set to approx. 0.3, 0.7, or 1 EV (ISO 100 equivalent) below ISO 200, or to approx. 0.3, 0.7, or 1 EV (ISO 6400 equivalent) over ISO 3200, ISO sensitivity auto control available

    Active D-Lighting

    Can be selected from Auto, Extra high, High, Normal, Low, or Off

    Active D-Lighting bracketing

    2 frames


    Nikon Multi-CAM 1000 autofocus sensor module with TTL phase detection, 11 focus points (including 1 cross-type sensor) and AF-assist illuminator (range approx. 0.5–3 m/1 ft. 8in.–9 ft. 10 in.)

    Detection range

    -1 to +19 EV (ISO 100 equivalent, 20°C/68°F)

    Lens servo

    Autofocus: Instant single-servo AF (AF-S); continuous-servo AF (AF-C); auto AF-S/AF-C selection (AF-A); predictive focus tracking automatically activated according to subject status (AF-A)


    Manual (M): Electronic rangefinder supported

    Focus point

    Can be selected from 11 focus points

    AF-area modes

    Single-point AF, dynamic-area AF, auto-area AF, 3D-tracking (11 points) AF

    Focus lock

    Focus can be locked by pressing shutter-release button halfway (Single-servo AF) or by pressing AE-L/AF-L button

    Built-in flash

    Auto, Portrait, Child, Close-up, Night portrait, Party/indoor, Pet portrait modes: Auto flash with auto pop-up P, S, A, M, Food: Manual pop-up with button release

    Guide number (m/ft.) at 20°C/68°F

    At ISO 200: Approx. 17/56, 18/59 with manual flash


    At ISO 100 equivalent: Approx. 12/39, 13/43 with manual flash

    Flash control

    TTL: i-TTL balanced fill-flash and standard i-TTL flash for digital SLR using 420-pixel RGB sensor are available with built-in flash, SB-900, SB-800, SB-600, or SB-400 (when combined with matrix metering or center-priority metering)


    Auto aperture: Available with SB-900, SB-800, and CPU lenses


    Non-TTL auto: Supported flash units include SB-900, SB-800, SB-28, SB-27, or SB-22s


    Range-priority manual: Available with SB-900 and SB-800

    Flash modes

    Auto, auto with red-eye reduction, fill-flash, auto slow sync, auto slow sync with red-eye correction, and rear curtain with slow sync

    Flash compensation

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

    Flash bracketing

    2 or 3 frames in steps of 1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 1, or 2 EV

    Flash-ready indicator

    Lights when built-in flash or SB-900, SB-800, 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 in i-TTL or auto aperture modes

    Accessory shoe

    Standard ISO 518 hot-shoe contact with safety lock

    Nikon Creative Lighting System (CLS)

    Advanced Wireless Lighting is supported when the SB-900, SB-800, or SU-800 is used as commander

    Sync terminal

    Hot Shoe Sync Terminal Adapter AS-15 (optional)

    White balance

    Auto (TTL white-balance with main image sensor and 420-pixel RGB sensor); 12 manual modes with fine-tuning; preset manual white balance, white balance bracketing

    White balance bracketing

    3 frames in steps of 1

    Live View AF modes

    Face priority AF, wide area AF, normal area AF, subject tracking AF

    Live View focus

    Contrast-detect AF anywhere in frame (camera selects focus point automatically when face priority or subject tracking AF is selected at the time of Live View shooting)

    Movie clips image sizes (pixels)

    1,280 x 720/24 fps, 640 x 424/24 fps, 320 x 216/24 fps

    Movie clips file format


    Movie clips compression format

    Motion-JPEG, with monaural sound

    LCD monitor

    Vari-angle type, 2.7-in., approx. 230k-dot, low-temperature polysilicon TFT LCD, approx. 100% frame coverage, 170° viewing angle, and brightness adjustment

    Playback function

    Full-frame and thumbnail (4, 9, or 72 images or calendar) playback with playback zoom, movie playback, stop-motion movie playback, slide show, histogram display, highlights, auto image rotation, and image comment (up to 36 characters)


    Hi-Speed USB

    Video output

    Can be selected from NTSC and PAL; images can be displayed on external device while camera monitor is on

    HDMI output

    Type C HDMI connector; camera monitor turns off when HDMI cable is connected

    Accessory terminal

    Remote Cord MC-DC2 (optional)


    GPS Unit GP-1 (optional)

    Supported languages

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


    One Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL9a

    AC adapter

    AC Adapter EH-5a (optional; requires EP-5 power connector)

    Tripod socket

    1/4 in. (ISO 1222)

    Dimensions (W x H x D)

    Approx. 127 x 104 x 80 mm / 5.0 x 4.1 x 3.1 in.


    Approx. 560 g / 1 lb. 4 oz. without battery, memory card, or body cap


    0–40°C / 32–104°F


    Less than 85% (no condensation)


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