Nikon dSLR Specs | Nikon D700 12.1MP Digital SLR Camera

Nikon dSLR Specs | Nikon D700 12.1MP FX-Format CMOS Digital SLR Camera with 3.0-Inch LCD Specs and Features

Nikon D700 Digital SLR Camera Features

  • 12.1-megapixel Nikon FX-format CMOS Image Sensor
  • EXPEED Digital Image Processing
  • Sensor with Large Pixel Size (8.45 µm) Ensures Low Signal-to-noise Ratio and Wide Dynamic Range
  • Remarkable ISO Sensitivity Range from 200 to 25,600 ISO
  • Accelerated Information Transfer with 12-channel Readout to Ensure High Speed Shooting Capability
  • Basic Continuous Shooting up to 5 Frames-per-second
  • Increased Continuous Shooting at up to 8 Frames-per-second with MB-D10 Multi-power Battery Pack (not included)
  • Shooting in the Widest Variety of Lighting Conditions (even if thought of impossible for photography)
  • Opens New Diverse Shooting Possibilities
  • Self-cleaning System
Nikon D700 12.1MP FX-Format CMOS Digital SLR Camera with 3.0-Inch LCD

Nikon D700 12.1MP FX-Format CMOS Digital SLR Camera with 3.0-Inch LCD

  • Four Distinct Vibration Frequencies to Degrade Dust Particles from Sensors and Filters
  • Box Shutter and Mechanism Made of Materials Resisting to Create Debris
  • High Speed and Autofocus Capabilities
  • Extraordinarily Responsive
  • Starts up in 0.12 seconds
  • Shutter-lag Response Time of 0.40 milliseconds
  • Compliant with High-speed UDMA CompactFlash Cards
  • Fastest and most Accurate Advanced AF Systems
  • Autofocus Sensor Module with 51 AF Points
  • Ability to Use 3D Tracking to Focus and Lock-on Moving Subjects
  • 15 Cross-type and 36 Horizontal Sensors for Single Area AF and Dynamic AF Modes
  • Also Available AF Mode with Automatic Focus Point Switching
  • Able to Use Scene Color Content and Light Information to Track Subjects
  • Wealth of innovative Nikon Technologies in side (| Nikon dSLR Specs Nikon D700)
  • Nikons Scene Recognition System
  • 1,005-pixel RGB Light Sensor Used in Auto-exposure Auto-white-balance and Autofocus Calculations
  • Automatically Shifts AF Points to Track Subject
  • High Accuracy Auto-exposure and Auto-white-balance Detection
  • Produce Sharp Landscapes Flattering Portraits and Engaging Action Shots
  • Allow for Photographers Picture Enhancement with Capture-and-improve Options
  • Picture Control System to Adjust Pre-set Parameters or Apply Tweaks on Images
  • Active D-Lighting to more Optimize Highlight and Shadow Details and more
  • Enhanced Live View Modes and Viewfinder
  • Bright 3-inch TFT LCD Monitor with Ultra-high 920,000-dot VGA Resolution
  • Monitor with Tempered Glass and to provide Wide 170-degree Viewing Angle
  • Handheld Mode to Recompose the Frame Prior Shooting
  • Special Tripod Mode for Precise Focus on Desired Point
  • Remote View Focusing and Shooting Option from PC via Connection or Wireless
  • Nikon Camera Control Pro 2 software for Remote Photography
  • Virtual Horizon Feature to Aid Composition over Live View Monitor
  • Image Composing via Wide and Bright Viewfinder
  • Viewfinder with Eye-level Pentaprism with high Refraction
  • Video Signal Output Direct to HD television via HDMI-C Standard
  • Rugged Durable High-strength Magnesium Alloy Construction
  • Strengthened for Globe-trotting Photographers Needs
  • Weather Sealed Construction to Combat Dust and Moisture
  • Shutter Assembly Made of New Composite Carbon Fiber and Kevlar Hybrid Material
  • Shutter Tested to be Able to Do Minimum 150,000 Cycles Under Demanding Conditions
  • Designed to Ensure Always Peak Performance

Nikon dSLR Specs | Nikon D700 Digital SLR Camera Full Specifications

  • Image Sensor

Image Sensor: Type CMOS

Image Sensor: Format FX

Effective Pixels: 12.1 million

Sensor Size: 36.0mm x 23.9mm

Total Pixels: 12.87 million

Dust-Off Reference Photo: Yes

Image Area Pixels for FX-format: (L) 4,256 x 2,832 , (M) 3,184 x 2,120, (S) 2,128 x 1,416

Image Area Pixels for DX-format: (L) 2,784 x 1,848, (M) 2,080 x 1,384, (S) 1,392 x 920

  • Still Images File Formats | Nikon dSLR Specs Nikon D700

Compressed 12/14-bit NEF (RAW, Compressed): approx. 45-60 percent

Compressed 12/14-bit NEF (RAW, Lossless Compressed): approx. 60-80 percent

JPEG: JPEG-Baseline Compliant and Selectable Size Priority and Optimal Quality


Uncompressed 12/14-bit NEF (RAW)

  • Picture Control



Nine User-customizable Settings



  • Storage Media and Card Slot

Storage Media: CompactFlash (CF) Type I compliant with UDMA

1 CompactFlash (CF) Card Slot

  • File System

Compliant with DCF 2.0 ((Design Rule for Camera File System)

DPOF (Digital Print Order Format)

EXIF 2.21 (Exchangeable Image File Format for Digital Still Cameras)

  • Viewfinder | Nikon dSLR Specs Nikon D700

SLR-type with Fixed Eye-Level Pentaprism

Frame Coverage: 95 % Approx.

Magnification: 0.72x Approx.

Eyepoint: 18mm

Diopter Adjustment: -3 to +1

  • Focusing Screen and Reflex Mirror

Focusing Screen: Type B BriteView Clear Matte Mark VI Screen with AF Brackets

Reflex Mirror: Quick-return type

  • Lens Aperture and Depth-of-field

Lens Aperture Instant-return type with depth-of-field preview button

Depth-of-field Control Yes

  • Lens Compatibilitity

Lens Compatibility: AF-S or AF lenses fully compatible

Metering with AI lenses

  • Compatible Lenses

AF NIKKOR other than type G or D*2: All Functions Supported Except 3D Color Matrix Metering II

AI-P NIKKOR: All Functions Supported Except Autofocus and 3D Color Matrix Metering II

DX AF NIKKOR: All Functions Supported Except FX-format (36×24)/5:4 (30×24) Image Size

Non-CPU AI NIKKOR: Can be used in exposure modes A and M

Electronic Rangefinder: Can be used if Maximum Aperture is f/5.6 or Faster;

Color Matrix Metering and Aperture Value Display: Supported if User Provides Lens Data

Type G or D AF NIKKOR: All Functions Supported

  • Lens Mount and Picture Angle | Nikon dSLR Specs Nikon D700

Lens Mount: Nikon F Bayonet Mount

Picture Angle: Equivalent to Angle Produced by Lens Focal Length (1/5 times in DX Format)

  • Shutter

Fastest Shutter Speed: 1/8000 sec.

Slowest Shutter Speed: 30 sec.

Flash Sync Speed: Up to 1/250 sec.

Bulb Shutter Setting: Yes

Shutter Release Modes: Continuous low-speed (CL) Mode; 1-4 frames per second

Continuous High-speed (CH) Mode: 5 frames per second

Live View Mode (LV)

  • Continuous Shooting Options | Nikon dSLR Specs Nikon D700

FX-format Continuous High-speed (CH) Mode: Up to 5 frames per second

FX-format  Continuous low-speed (CL) Mode: Up to 4 frames per second

DX-format Continuous High-speed (CH) Mode: Up to 5 frames per second

DX-format Continuous low-speed (CL) Mode: Up to 4 frames per second

Top Continuous Shooting Speed at Full Resolution: 5 frames per second

  • Self-timer

2, 5, 10, 20 sec.

Timer Duration Electronically Controlled

  • Exposure and Exposure Metering

1,005-pixel RGB sensor 3D Color Matrix Metering II

Metering Range (3D Color Matrix or Center-weighted Metering): 0 to 20 EV

Metering Range (Spot metering at ISO 100 equivalent, f/1.4 lens at 20°C/68°F): 2 to 20 EV

Exposure Meter Coupling: CPU AI

Exposure Modes: Aperture-Priority, Auto (A), Manual (M), Programmed Auto with Flexible Program (P)

Shutter-Priority: Auto (S)

Exposure Compensation: ±5 EV in increments of 1/3, 1/2 or 1 EV in increments of 1/3, 1/2, 1

Exposure Bracketing: 2 to 9 frames in steps of 1/3, 1/2, 2/3 or 1 EV

Exposure Lock: Yes

Mirror Lock Up: Yes

  • ISO Sensitivity

ISO 200 – 6400

Lo-1 (ISO 100)

Hi-1 (ISO 12,800)

Hi-2 (ISO 25,600)

Lowest Standard ISO Sensitivity: 200

Highest Standard ISO Sensitivity: 6400

Lowest Expanded ISO Sensitivity: Lo-1 (ISO 100 equivalent)

Highest Expanded ISO Sensitivity: Hi-2 (ISO 25,600 equivalent)

Expanded ISO Sensitivity Options Lo-1 (ISO 100 equivalent), Hi-1 (ISO-12,800 equivalent), Hi-2 (ISO-25,600 equivalent)

  • Noise Reduction | Nikon dSLR Specs Nikon D700

Long Exposure Noise Reduction: Yes

High ISO Noise Reduction: Low, Normal, High, Off

  • Autofocus Modes and Autofocus System

Single-point AF Mode: Yes

Dynamic AF Mode Number of AF points: 9, 21, 51 and 51 (3D-tracking)

Auto-area AF Mode: Yes

Autofocus System: 51 focus points (15 cross-type sensors)

AF-assist Illuminator (1.6-9.8 ft./0.5-3.0m approx.)

AF fine Adjustment Possible

Detection Range: EV -1 to EV +19 (ISO 100 Equivalent at Normal Temperature: 20°C/68°F)

Nikon Multi-CAM 3500FX Autofocus Module

Autofocus TTL phase Detection

  • Focus and Focus Modes

Focus Lock: AE-L/AF-L Button, Half-press of Shutter-release Button (single-point AF in AF-S)

Focus Modes: Auto, Continuous-servo (C), Manual, Manual (M) with Electronic Rangefinder, Single-servo AF (S)

Maximum Autofocus Areas/Points: 51

Autofocus Fine Tune: Yes

Records Values for up to 12 User Selected Lenses

  • Flash

Built-in Flash: Yes

Flash Bracketing: 2 to 9 Frames in Steps of 1/3, 1/2, 2/3 or 1 EV

X-Sync Speed: 1/250

Top FP High Speed Sync: Up to 1/8000

Flash Control: i-TTL Balanced Fill-flash, Standard i-TTL flash for digital SLR

Flash Sync Modes: Front-curtain sync (normal), Rear-curtain sync, Red-Eye Reduction, Red-Eye Reduction with slow sync, Slow sync

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

Accessory Shoe: Yes

Nikon Creative Lighting System (CLS): Built-in flash Commander Mode, CLS Supported

Flash Sync Terminal: Yes

  • White Balance

White Balance Auto (2 types)

Auto (TTL white balance with 2,016-pixel RGB sensor)


Direct Sunlight

Fine Tune by Kelvin Color Temperature Setting (2,500 K to 10,000K)


Fluorescent (7 types)


Pre-set Manual (up to 5 values can be stored)

Seven Manual Modes with Fine-tuning


White Balance Bracketing: 2 to 9 exposures

  • Live View Shooting | Nikon dSLR Specs Nikon D700

Handheld mode

Tripod mode

  • Monitor

Monitor Size: 3.0 in. diagonal

Resolution: 921,000 Dots

Monitor Type: Super Density Wide Viewing Angle TFT-LCD

Monitor Angle of View: 170-degree Wide-viewing Angle

Virtual Horizon Camera Indicator: Yes (Also visible in LiveView Modes)

  • Playback Functions

Auto Image Rotation

Full Frame

Highlight Point Display

Histogram Display


Thumbnail (4 or 9 segments)


  • In-Camera Image Editing

Color Balance


Filter Effects

Image Overlay


Red-Eye Correction


Image Comment: Yes

  • Interface and Connections

10-pin Terminal


Hi-speed USB



Wi-Fi Functionality: FTP file transfer available and PTP/IP with optional WT-4A (IEEE 802.11 a/b/g)

  • GPS

GP-1 GPS unit

  • Convenience | Nikon dSLR Specs Nikon D700

Save/Load Camera Settings: Yes

Total Custom Settings: 50

My Menu: Yes with Customization

Recent Settings: Yes

  • Supported Languages

Chinese (Simplified and Traditional)














  • Time and Date

Date Time and Daylight Savings Time Settings: Yes

World Time Setting: Yes

  • Battery and Battery Life | Nikon dSLR Specs Nikon D700

Battery: Rechargeable EN-EL3e Lithium-ion Battery

Battery Life (shots per charge): 1,000 shots (approx.)

  • AC Adapter and Charger

AC Adapter: EH-5a AC Adapter

Battery Charger: MH-18a Quick Charger

  • Tripod

Tripod Socket: 1/4 inch 20

  • Size and Weight

Width: 5.8 in. (147 mm)

Height: 4.8 in. (123 mm)

Depth: 3.0 in. (77 mm)

Approx. Weight 35 oz. (995 g)

  • Optional Accessories

MB-D10 Multi-Power Battery Pack

EH-5A AC Adapter

DK-17M Magnifying Eye-piece

Camera Control Pro 2

Capture NX 2 Software

Image Authentication Software

WT-4A Wireless Transmitter

  • Supplied Accessories

EN-EL3e Rechargeable Li-ion Battery

MH-18a Quick Charger

UC-E4 USB Cable

EG-D100 Video Cable

AN-D700 Camera Strap

BF-1A Body Cap

BS-1 Accessory Shoe Cover

BM-9 LCD Monitor Cover

Software Suite CD-ROM
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