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June 7, 2007

Nikon Digital SLR Camera D40X Specifications

Type of Camera Single-lens reflex digital camera
Effective Pixels 10.2 million
Image Sensor RGB CCD, 23.6 x 15.8 mm; total pixels: 10.75 million, Nikon DX format Image Size (pixels) 3,872 x 2,592 [L], 2,896 x 1,944 [M], 1,936 x 1,296 [S]
ISO Sensitivity 100 to 1,600 in steps of 1 EV with additional setting one step over 1,600
Storage Media SD memory card, SDHC compliant
Storage System Compressed NEF (RAW): 12-bit compression, JPEG: JPEG baseline compliant File System Exif 2.21, Compliant DCF 2.0 and DPOF
White Balance Auto (TTL white-balance with 420-pixel RGB sensor), six manual modes with fine-tuning and preset white balance
LCD Monitor 2.5-in., 230,000-dot, low-temperature polysilicon TFT LCD with brightness adjustment Playback Function 1 frame; Thumbnail (4 or 9 segments); Magnifying playback; Slide show; Histogram indication; Highlight point display; Auto image rotation Delete Function Card format, All frames delete, Selected frames delete
Video Output NTSC or PAL
Interface High-speed USB: Mass Storage and MTP/PTP selectable
Text Input Up to 36 characters of alphanumeric text input available with LCD monitor and multi selector; stored in Exif header
Compatible Lenses*1 Nikon F mount with AF coupling and AF contacts Type G or D AF Nikkor 1) AF-S, AF-I: All functions supported,
2) Other Type G or D AF Nikkor: All functions supported except autofocus,
3) PC Micro-Nikkor 85mm f/2.8D: Can only be used in mode M; all other functions supported except autofocus,
4) Other AF Nikkor*2/AI-P Nikkor: All functions supported except autofocus and 3D Colour Matrix Metering II,
5): Non-CPU: Can be used in mode M, but exposure meter does not function; electronic rangefinder can be used if maximum aperture is f/5.6 or faster
*1. IX Nikkor lenses can not be used
*2. Excluding lenses for F3AF
Picture Angle Equivalent in 35mm [135] format is approx. 1.5 times lens focal length
Viewfinder Fixed-eyelevel penta-Dach mirror type; built-in diopter adjustment (-1.7 to +0.5m-1) Eyepoint 18mm (-1.0 m-1)
Focusing Screen Type B BriteView Clear Matte screen Mark V with superimposed focus brackets
Viewfinder Frame Coverage Approx. 95% (vertical/horizontal)
Viewfinder Magnification Approx. 0.8x with 50mm lens at infinity; -1.0 m-1
Viewfinder Information Focus indications, AE lock indicator, Shutter speed, Aperture value, Exposure/Exposure compensation indicator, Exposure mode, Flash output level compensation, Exposure compensation, Number of remaining exposures, Flash-ready indicator Autofocus TTL phase detection by Nikon Multi-CAM530 autofocus sensor module with AF-assist illuminator (range approximately 0.5-3.0m/1ft. 8in.-9ft. 10in.); Detection range: -1 to +19 EV (ISO 100 at 20°C/68°F)
Lens Servo
1) Autofocus (AF): 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,
2) Manual focus (M)
Focus Area Can be selected from three focus areas AF Area Modes
1) Single Area AF,
2) Dynamic Area AF,
3) Dynamic Area AF with Closest Subject Priority
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 exposure metering system
1) 3D Colour Matrix Metering II (type G and D lenses); Colour Matrix Metering II (other CPU lenses); metering performed by 420-pixel RGB sensor
2) Center-weighted: Weight of 75% given to 8mm circle in centre of frame
3) Spot: Meters 3.5mm circle (about 2.5% of frame) centered on active focus area
Exposure Metering Range
1) 0 to 20 EV (3D Colour Matrix or center-weighted metering),
2) 2 to 20 EV (spot metering)
Exposure Modes Digital Vari-program (Auto, Auto [Flash Off], Portrait, Landscape, Child, Sports, Close Up, Night Portrait), Programmed Auto (P) with flexible program; Shutter-Priority Auto (S); Aperture Priority Auto (A); Manual (M) Exposure Compensation ±5 EV in increments of 1/3 EV
Exposure Lock Exposure locked at detected value with AE-L/AF-L button
Shooting Modes
1) Single frame shooting mode,
2) Continuous shooting mode: approx. 3 frames per second*,
3) Self-timer mode,
4) Delayed remote mode: 2 s. delay,
5) Quick-response remote mode
*The fastest frame rates can be achieved by choosing manual focus, rotating the mode dial to S or M and selecting a shutter speed of 1/250 s. or faster, using defaults for all other settings. Shutter Electronically controlled vertical-travel focal plane shutter, 30 to 1/4000 s. in steps of 1/3 EV, bulb Sync Contact X-contact only; flash synchronization at up to 1/200 s.
Flash Control
1) TTL: TTL flash control by 420-pixel RGB sensor. i-TTL balanced fill-flash for digital SLR and standard i-TTL fill-flash for digital SLR available when CPU lens is used with built-in flash, SB-800, SB-600, and SB-400,
2) Auto aperture: Available with SB-800 with CPU lens,
3) Non-TTL Auto: Available with Speedlights such as SB-800, 80DX, 28DX, 28, 27, and 22s ,
4) Range-priority manual: Available with SB-800 Flash Sync Modes AUTO, Portrait, Child, Close Up: Auto, auto with red-eye reduction; fill-flash and red-eye reduction available with optional Speedlight Night portrait: Auto, auto slow sync, auto slow sync with red-eye reduction; slow sync and slow sync with red-eye reduction available with optional Speedlight Landscape, Sport: Fill-flash and red-eye reduction available with optional Speedlight P, A: Fill-flash, rear-curtain with slow sync, slow sync, slow sync with red-eye reduction, red-eye reduction S, M: Fill-flash, rear-curtain sync, red-eye reduction Built-in Flash AUTO, Portrait, Child, Close Up, Night Portrait: Auto flash with auto pop-up P/S/A/M: Manual pop-up with button release Guide number (ISO 100, m /ft.): approx. 12/39 (manual full 13/42) Flash Compensation -3 to +1 EV in increments of 1/3 EV Accessory Shoe Standard ISO hot-shoe contact with sync, signal, and ground contacts and safety lock Self-timer Electronically controlled timer with duration of 2, 5, 10 or 20 s.
Remote Control Via Wireless Remote Control ML-L3 (optional)
Power Source One Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL9; charging voltage (Quick Charger MH-23): 7.4V DC, AC Adapter EH-5 (available separately; requires optional AC Adapter Connector EP-5)
Tripod Socket 1/4 in. (ISO1222)
Dimensions (W x D x H) Approx. 126 x 64 x 94mm (5.0 x 2.5 x 3.7 in.)
Weight Approx. 495g (1lb. 1oz.) without battery, memory card or body cap
Supplied Accessories* Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL9, Quick Charger MH-23, USB Cable UC-E4, PictureProject, Rubber Eyecup DK-16, Camera Strap, Body Cap BF-1A, Eyepiece Cap DK-5, Accessory Shoe Cap BS-1
Optional Accessories Wireless Remote Control ML-L3, Capture NX, Camera Control Pro, AC Adapter Connector EP-5, AC Adapter EH-5, Video Cable EG-D100, Semi Soft-Case CF-DC1, Speedlight SB-800, SB-600, SB-400 and R1C1
*Supplied accessories may differ depending on country or area.
Specifications and equipment are subject to change without any notice or obligation on the part of the manufacturer. March 2007 ©2007 Nikon Corporation

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