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Nikon D1

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Reference: Datasheet

Review First Posted: May 12, 2000

Digital Camera Data Sheet:
Nikon D1


Model Name:

Nikon D1 
Model Number: D1 
Camera Format: Pro SLR 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $5580.00
Street Price:  
Price Update Date: 2007-02-05
Date Available:  
Remote Control: Yes 
Remote Control Type: Wired 
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Tripod Mount Material:  
Operating System:  
Weight: 38.8 oz (1,100 g)
Weight With Batteries?  
Size: 6.2 x 6.2 x 3.3 in.
(157 x 158 x 85 mm)
Warranty in Months:  
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 2012x1324
Movie Resolution:  
Aspect Ratio: 3:2
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 2.66
CCD Size (inches): APS-C 
CCD Filter Type: RGBG 
CCD Manufacturer:  
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.50
Movie Audio: No 
Quality Levels:  
Focal Length (35mm equivalent):  
Zoom Ratio:  
Digital Zoom: No 
Digital Zoom Values: n/a
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Type: Nikon Multi-CAM 1300: 5-point phase detection, 3 cross-type 
Auto Focus Assist Light? No 
Auto Focus Min Illum:  
Auto Focus Step:  
Manual Focus: Yes 
Manual Focus Steps:  
Normal Focus Range:  
Macro Focus Range:  
Min Macro Area:  
Min Aperture:  
Max Aperture:  
Aperture Range Description: Varies with lens. 
Aperture Step Size:  
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type: Lens Threads 
Optical Viewfinder: Yes 
Optical VF Type: SLR 
Optical VF Accuracy: 96%
LCD Viewfinder: No 
LCD VF Accuracy: n/a
LCD Size (inches): 2.0
LCD Resolution: 114,000 dots
OLED Screen:  
Max Playback Zoom:  
ISO Settings: 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400
ISO Rating Max: 6400
Number of White Balance Settings: 8
White Balance Settings: Auto (useful from 4200K to 7000K), Incandescent (about 3000K), Fluorescent (4200K), Direct Sunlight (5200K), Flash (5400K), Overcast (6000K), Shade(7000K) and Preset  
Manual White Balance: Yes 
Longest Shutter Time: 30 
Shortest Shutter Time: 1/16000 
Exp Adj Range: 5.0 EV
Exp Adj Step Size: 0.33 EV
Metering Modes: 3D Matrix, Center Weighted, Spot 
Spot Metering: Yes 
Aperture Priority: Yes 
Shutter Priority: Yes 
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 
Self Timer: 2 - 20 sec
Internal Flash: No 
No of Flash Modes: n/a
Flash Modes: n/a
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Default ISO (meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: n/a
No of Flash "Pops": n/a
Ext Flash: Yes 
Ext Flash Connection:  
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: CompactFlash Type 1, CompactFlash Type 2 
Other Memory Types:  
Memory Included (MB):  
Uncompressed Format: TIFF 
CCD Raw Format: Yes 
Compressed Format: JPEG 
Movie File Format:  
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode Switchable:  
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: Serial, Firewire
Other Connection:  
Included Software: Nikon View 
OS Compatibility: PC, Mac 
Performance Timing
Startup Time:  
Shutdown Time:  
Play -> Record:  
Record -> Play (max res):  
Record -> Play (min res):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) WIDE:  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) TELE:  
Shutter Lag, Man. Focus:  
Shutter Lag, Prefocus:  
Cycle Time Uncompressed Format:  
Cycle Time Max Res: 3.300 seconds
Cycle Time Min Res: 3.300 seconds
Buffer Frames, Max Res:  
Continuous Mode Rate (Frames/Sec): 4.500
Movie Mode Rate (Frames/Sec):  
Movie Sec @ Max Res:  
Movie Sec @ Min Res:  
Download speed, KB/second:  
Battery Form Factor: Custom 
Usable Battery Types: Nikon EN-4 NiMH battery 
Batteries Included: Nikon EN-4 NiMH battery
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
More Information
Notes & Features: ISO 3200 and 6400 available via special custom menu settings, but not really usable due to high noise. All lens parameters will depend on lens chosen: Camera accepts virtually all Nikon F-mount lenses. Likewise flash parameters, camera has none built in, relies on external flash units, so performance will be governed by the flash that is chosen. Max flash sync speed is 1/500 second. 4.5 fps burst speed is for up to 21 images in sequence before pausing to write to card.  
Review URL: Review
Test Shots URL: Test Shots
Photo Gallery URL:  
Device Forum URL: Forum
Manufacturer URL: Mfr. Website

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