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Condition: 9- [ Shows light signs of use. ]Item Specific: Camera shows light signs of use. Body shows very few cosmetic marks and scratches, including one small scratch on the top screen, very light scratches on the rear LCD screen, wear to the base, wear to the lens mount, very light marks to the top of the body in front of the hotshoe, wear to the rear thumb grip, wear to the eyepiece cover switch and a small mark on the body by the menu button. The sensor is clean and free of dust, marks and scratches. Boxed and in full working order. Shutter count is approx. 70,000.About The Product: Please Note: This model is now discontinued and a new version is now available: Nikon D4 Digital SLR Camera Body.The Nikon D3s is the younger brother to the Nikon D3, bringing increased functionality to the table with improved ISO and FX format HD movies. Pitched as the perfect camera for professional news, sports & wildlife photographers, the extraordinary low-light photography options of the Nikon D3s gives photographers a seven-stop ISO range of 200-12,800, with three additional "boost" levels up to Hi-3; ISO equivalent of 102,400. D-Movie function offers superior movie capture in stereo* sound, featuring a Save Selected frame option to speed up productivity. More
* Compatible stereo microphone required.
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Read the views of our very own expert on the Nikon D3s and check out these Nikon D3s Sample Images.
Nikon D3s Key Features
Incredible low-light photography
The completely redesigned 12.1 effective megapixel image sensor has a large pixel pitch with a modified inner structure that enables the Nikon D3s digital SLR to capture images under light conditions that previously have been near impossible. Ideal for news and sports photographers, the ISO range of 200-12,800 (seven stop) enables image and movie capture in low ambient light conditions. In addition, the Nikon D3s has three additional ISO boost levels, right up to Hi-3 - an ISO equivalent of an eye-popping 102,400.
FX format HD movies
Tipping its hat to the latest trend for movie capture on digital SLRs, the Nikon D3s utilises its large FX-format sensor and exploits the creative depth-of-field effects. Movies can be captured at 720p / 24fps in motion JPEG with stereo sound using the input jack. The file format enables a 'Save Selected' function, a unique frame option that allows the user to shoot video safe in the knowledge that still images of a key moment can be transmitted as well.
Image sensor cleaning
Based on feedback from professional photographers, Nikon have introduced an image sensor cleaning function that generates four different frequencies of vibration to reduce the impact of static dust collection on the optical low-pass filter of the image sensor. The 100% viewfinder coverage is not affected by this feature.
Flexible cropping meets awesome autofocus
The Nikon D3s digital SLR offers three options for cropping, each one masked automatically in the viewfinder. Choose from 5:4 (30x24); 1.2x (30x20); and DX (24x16). These cropping options have been designed to offer a practical combination of lens magnification & slightly reduced file size. The Nikon D3s also includes the impressive high-density 51-point Multi-CAM3500 FX system with 15- highly sensitive cross points. The Nikon D3s contrast detection AF system has been tuned to provide autofocus support during movie capture and Live View.
Quiet Shutter Mode
The Nikon D3s digital SLR features a Quiet Shutter release mode that enables the photographer to mitigate the sound of the mirror return, a useful feature for wildlife photographers in particular. This feature was also introduced as a result of feedback from users of the Nikon D3.
A view from Nikon
Robert Cristina, Manager, Professional Products for Nikon Europe, comments: “The D3S rewrites the rules for extreme low light photography, enabling photographers to take control of ambient light. Professionals from all over the world have contributed to making the best even better.”
Included Accessories: BOXED, strap, manual, software, USB cable, AV cable, hotshoe cover, battery, charger, body cap
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