Nikon D200 Review

 
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Model Name: Nikon D200 
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Manufacturer URL: Manufacturer website
Predecessor:  
Successor: Nikon D300
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General
Model Number: D200
Camera Format: Pro SLR
Currently Manufactured:
Retail Price: $1699.95
Street Price: $1,449.47
Date Available: 2005-12-31
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 29.3 oz (830 g)
Size: 5.8 x 4.4 x 2.9 in.
(147 x 113 x 74 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD
Sensor Manufacturer:  
Effective Megapixels: 10.2
Sensor Format: APS-C
Sensor size: 372.88mm2 (23.60mm x 15.80mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 6.10 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.5x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed
Self-Cleaning: No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3872 x 2592 (10.0 MP, Other),
2896 x 1944 (5.6 MP, Other),
1936 x 1296 (2.5 MP, Other)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.21), NEF (RAW), 12-bit compression
Continuous-mode frames/second: 5.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: No
Movie Resolution:
Movie File Format:  
Composite Video Out: Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder: No
HD Video Out:
HD Video Connection:
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Nikon F
Lens: Nikon F mount
Focal Length (35mm equivalent):  
Zoom Ratio:  
Aperture Range:  
Normal Focus Range:  
Macro Focus Range:  
Filter Thread: n/a
Thread Type: n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No
Digital Zoom:
Digital Zoom Values:  
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: TTL Phase Detection (Nikon Multi-CAM 1000); 11-point : 1 center cross, 2 horizontal, 8 vertical
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Yes
Viewfinder Type: SLR type; eye-level pentaprism, 95%, 0.94x, 19.5mm eyepoint, -2.0 to +1.0 diopter
Focus Peaking: No
EVF Resolution: n/a
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes
Rear Display: No
Rear Display Size (inches): 2.5
Rear Display Resolution: 230,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating Screen: No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No
Selfie Screen: No
Max Playback Zoom: 25.0x
Top Deck Display: Yes
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 1600
Minimum ISO (native): 100
ISO Settings: Auto, 100 - 1600 in 1/3EV steps, plus HI-0.3, HI-0.7 and HI-1 (3200)
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, 6 presets, manual
Shutter Speed Range: 30 - 1/8000
Bulb Mode: Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 3D Color Matrix Metering II, Center-weighted, Spot
Program Auto Exposure: No
Aperture Priority: Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes
Creative Exposure Modes:  
Self Timer: 2 to 20 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):  
High Resolution Composite: No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: n/a
Flash Guide Number: 12.0 m / 39.4 ft.
Flash Range Description: (ISO 100 at 20�C/68�F): approx. 12m / 39ft (manual 13m / 42ft)
Max Flash Sync: 1/250
Flash Exposure Compensation: -3 to +1 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe, Sync Terminal
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: CF1 / CF2 / Microdrive
UHS Support:  
Other Memory:  
Dual Card Slots: No
Uncompressed Format: NEF (RAW), 12-bit compression
CCD Raw Format: Yes
Movie File Format:  
Included Memory: No memory included
Included Memory Type:  
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No
Built-In GPS: No
Bluetooth: No
NFC:
Microphone Jack: No
Headphone Jack: No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: No
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control: Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional MC30/36, WT-3
Connections (extended): DC In, GPS NMEA 0183 (Ver. 2.01) interface standard supported with 9-pin D-sub cable (optional) and GPS Adapter Cord MC-35 (optional)
Performance Timing
Cycle Time RAW Format (secs): 0.28
Buffer Size (Frames, RAW format): 22
Cycle Time Max Res JPEG (secs): 0.25
Buffer Size (Frames, Max Res JPEG): 34
Cycle Time Min Res (secs) 0.22
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
Continuous Mode Rate (fps): 5.00
Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res): 31
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode Rate (fps):  
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) WIDE: ~ 0.27
Shutter Lag (manual focus): ~ <0.2
Shutter Lag (auto focus) TELE: ~ 0.27
Shutter Lag with Flash: ~ 0.27
Shutter Lag (prefocus): ~ <0.2
Shutter Lag (continuous auto): ~ <0.2
Shutter Lag (notes):  
Startup Time: 0.20
Shutdown Time:  
Play -> Record Time:  
Record -> Play Max Res Time: 0.90
Record -> Play Min Res Time:  
Download Speed (KB/sec): 4,386
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary EN-EL3e
Usable Battery Types: Lithium Ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary EN-EL3e Lithium Ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
CIPA Rating Monitor (Live View):  
CIPA Rating Viewfinder (OVF/EVF): 340
Software
Included Software: PictureProject CD-ROM
OS Compatibility:  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features:

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