Nikon D5 FX-Format Digital SLR Camera - Body Only (Dual XQD Slots)

Nikon
Product #:
NKD1557
Manufacturer #:
1557
UPC:
018208015573
  • FX-format 20.8MP CMOS sensor
  • 3.2" 2.36m-Dot touchscreen LCD 
  • EXPEED 5 Image processor
  • 153-Point with Multi-CAM 20K autofocus
  • 4K UHD video recording
  • High-precision shutter mechanism
  • 0.72x optical pentaprism viewfinder
  • Compatible with Wireless lighting system
  • 14-Bit Raw & 12-Bit Raw S format
  • Spot whitebalance control
  • Comes with dual XQD cards
  • Color : Black

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Total Resolution:
5568 x 3712
Total Resolution:
The full count of pixels on a camera's sensor.
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Effective Resolution:
20.8 Megapixel
Effective Resolution:
The amount of pixels on a camera sensor that are used when an image is captured. Although sometimes smaller than the total pixel count, it is an insignificant difference.
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Screen Size:
3.2"
Screen Size:
The size of the screen listed by height and width.
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Compatible Media:
XQD
Compatible Media:
A storage medium that is compatible with your portable device, in a form that can easily be removed or accessed by a PC such as a type of memory card that is compatible with your camera.
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Megapixels:
21.33MP
Megapixels:
A megapixel is one million pixels. It is commonly used to describe the resolution of digital cameras. For example, a 7.2 megapixel camera is capable of capturing roughly 7,200,000 pixels. The higher the megapixel number, the more detail the camera can capture. Therefore, the megapixel count is a significant specification to look for when buying a digital camera.
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Video Resolution:
4K : [MPEG AVC(H.264), 3840 x 2160p (30 fps), 3840 x 2160p (25 fps), 3840 x 2160p (24 fps)] ; High Definition : [MPEG AVC(H.264), 1920 x 1080p (60 fps), 1920 x 1080p (50 fps)] ; High Definition : [MPEG AVC(H.264), 1920 x 1080p (30 fps), 1920 x 1080p (25 fps), 1920 x 1080p (24 fps)] ; High Definition : MPEG AVC(H.264), 1280 x 720p (60 fps), 1280 x 720p (50 fps)]
Video Resolution:
The measurement in height x width of a captured video file. Common sizes are VGA, 720p, and 1080p.
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Color:
Black
Color:
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Camera Type:
DSLR
Camera Type:
The type of camera. Examples: SLR, point and shoot, mirrorless.
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Body Only:
Body Only
Body Only:
Indicates the item is only the body of the camera, and does not include any lenses
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Overview

The Nikon D5 FX-Format Dual XQD Digital SLR Camera - Body Only is an immensely fast and precise machine that is designed for every professional photographer. It features a 20.8 MP FX-Format CMOS sensor that is combined with the EXPEED 5 image processor that provides a stunning mixture of high sensitivity, a nuanced image quality, and a fast overall performance. Use the 153-Point Multi-CAM 20 K autofocus system for an improved subject recognition and a greater compositional freedom. The intelligent Scene Recognition System, along with the 3D Color Matrix Metering III utilizes an 180,000-pixel RGB sensor for evaluating and analyzing every aspect within a scene, including contrast, subject distance, brightness, and the scene colors. This quickly determines the accurate exposure and white balance setting for rendering the scene at hand.

Optics and Focus

The Nikon D5 FX-Format Dual XQD camera is compatible with all Nikon F-mount lenses that come with impressive focal lengths and apertures. Use the 153-Point Multi-CAM 20 K autofocus system for an improved subject recognition and a greater compositional freedom. The camera's shutter speed ranges from 30 seconds to 1/8000 of a second, whereas the ISO sensitivity ranges from 50 to 3280000. The various exposure and White Balance modes come in handy for numerous photography situations.

Sensor and Screen

The D5 FX-Format Dual XQD camera from Nikon features a 20.8 MP FX-Format CMOS sensor that is combined with the EXPEED 5 image processor that provides a stunning mixture of high sensitivity, a nuanced image quality, and a fast overall performance. The 3.2-inch rear LCD touchscreen offers a diagonal viewing angle of 170.0° and a 2359 k-dot resolution that offers a great deal of clarity for viewing your captured content. The Pentaprism viewfinder offers an eye point of 17.00 mm and is useful when certain lighting conditions make it tough to use the screen. Both the screen and viewfinder have a coverage rating of 100 %.

Image and Video

The D5 captures photos at a maximum resolution of 5568 x 3712 pixels in the JPEG, RAW, and TIFF formats. It can also record amazing 4K videos at its highest resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels in the MOV and MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 formats. The intelligent Scene Recognition System, along with the 3D Color Matrix Metering III utilizes an 180,000-pixel RGB sensor for evaluating and analyzing every aspect within a scene, including contrast, subject distance, brightness, and the scene colors. This quickly determines the accurate exposure and white balance setting for rendering the scene at hand. You can shoot up to 200 frames at 20.8 MP at an incredible burst rate of up to 12 fps in the RAW format.

Other Features

The Nikon D5’s 1000 Base-T Gigabit Wired LAN Support is ideal for facilitating a high-speed, seamless transferring of all still imagery and movie files in order to expedite an entire post-production workflow. Use the numerous Picture Control modes for setting predefined looks to your photos. Powering this camera is a 2500 mAh EN-EL18c rechargeable Lithium-Ion battery pack.

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Specifications

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Image Sensor
Total Resolution: 5568 x 3712
Total Resolution:
The full count of pixels on a camera's sensor.

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Sensor Type: CMOS
Sensor Type:
Describes the makeup, build, and technology of the sensor that is in the camera.

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Effective Resolution: 20.8 Megapixel
Effective Resolution:
The amount of pixels on a camera sensor that are used when an image is captured. Although sometimes smaller than the total pixel count, it is an insignificant difference.

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Display Specifications
Screen Size: 3.2"
Screen Size:
The size of the screen listed by height and width.

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Display Type: Rear Touchscreen LCD
Display Type:
The type or brand of the screen.

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Dots: 2,359,000
Dots:
A measurement of the LCD Monitor's resolution not by width by height, but rather the total amount of dots.

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Detailed Specifications
Aspect Ratio: 3:2, 4:5
Aspect Ratio:
The aspect ratio of an image describes the proportional relationship between its width and its height.

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Coverage: 100%
Coverage:
This is the maximum viewing area through a camera's viewfinder.

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Compatible Media: XQD
Compatible Media:
A storage medium that is compatible with your portable device, in a form that can easily be removed or accessed by a PC such as a type of memory card that is compatible with your camera.

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Viewfinder: Pentaprism
Viewfinder:
The eye level device you look through to compose the image.

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Megapixels: 21.33MP
Megapixels:
A megapixel is one million pixels. It is commonly used to describe the resolution of digital cameras. For example, a 7.2 megapixel camera is capable of capturing roughly 7,200,000 pixels. The higher the megapixel number, the more detail the camera can capture. Therefore, the megapixel count is a significant specification to look for when buying a digital camera.

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Shutter
Shutter Speeds: 30 - 1/8000 second
Shutter Speeds:
The amount of time the shutter stay open for exposure. Measured in fractions of seconds.

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Remote Control: WR-R10, WR-1 (Optional)
Remote Control:
An external device that can be used to activate the shutter in a camera so no physical contact with the camera is necessary. There are both wired and wireless remote controls for various applications.

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Shutter Type: Electronic & Mechanical
Shutter Type:
Blades or some type of cover that controls the time during which light reaches the film or sensor. Older cameras use mechanical shutters while new cameras use electronic shutters.

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Self Timer: 20 seconds, 10 seconds, 5 seconds, 2 seconds
Self Timer:
Allows a delay between pressing the shutter release button and the actual firing of the shutter. Commonly used to give photographers time to put themselves in the shot and to take photos without having to physically have their hands on the camera during exposure.

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Control Specifications
ISO Speed: Auto, 100-102400 (Extended Mode: 50-3280000)
ISO Speed:
The ISO speed setting dictates sensitivity to light. The higher the ISO speed, the more sensitive the film or digital sensor is to light. Higher ISOs have the effect of noise in an image. The actual ISO at which the noise occurs varies from camera to camera. Low ISOs are generally used for brighter lighting conditions and high ISOs are often used for low light or action shots.

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Exposure Control: Manual: Shutter Speed, Aperture, ISO
Exposure Control:
The settings on a camera that adjust to get the correct exposure. Shutter speed, aperture and ISO sensitivity are generally three basic types of exposure control.

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Exposure Compensation: -5 EV to +5 EV (in 1/3, 1/2 or 1 EV steps)
Exposure Compensation:
Refers to the option for the user to override the internal light meter in the camera to either OVER or UNDER expose based on middle/18% gray. This is especially useful when photographing either extremely white/bright scenes or when in very dark/dimly lit scenarios.

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Meter Modes: 3D Color Matrix Metering, Center-weighted average metering, Spot metering, Highlight Weighted
Meter Modes:
The various modes in which the camera will measure light. Most DSLRs and some advanced point and shoots have the ability to meter an entire scene (matrix/evaluative) or a specific point (centerweighted/spot)

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A/V Mode
Video Resolution: 4K : [MPEG AVC(H.264), 3840 x 2160p (30 fps), 3840 x 2160p (25 fps), 3840 x 2160p (24 fps)] ; High Definition : [MPEG AVC(H.264), 1920 x 1080p (60 fps), 1920 x 1080p (50 fps)] ; High Definition : [MPEG AVC(H.264), 1920 x 1080p (30 fps), 1920 x 1080p (25 fps), 1920 x 1080p (24 fps)] ; High Definition : MPEG AVC(H.264), 1280 x 720p (60 fps), 1280 x 720p (50 fps)]
Video Resolution:
The measurement in height x width of a captured video file. Common sizes are VGA, 720p, and 1080p.

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Video Recording System: Yes, NTSC
Video Recording System:
Describes the camera's video recording capability. Will describe the camera's video recording system, image sensor, video resolution, as well as other pertinent information related to the camera's video recording.

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Audio Recording: Yes
Audio Recording:
Describes the camera's audio recording capability. Will describe the type of microphone and any additional XLR/miniphone jacks.

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Physical Specifications
Dimensions: 6.3 x 6.2 x 3.6" (160.0 x 158.5 x 92.0 mm)
Dimensions:
The measurements of an object.

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Weight: 3.09 lb (1405 g) with battery and memory cards
Weight:
The physical weight of the item without packaging.

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Color: Black
Color:
The color of the item.

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Flash
Manual Sync Speed: 1 / 250 seconds
Manual Sync Speed:
The maximum sync speed of a flash unit while shooting in manual mode.

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Built-in Flash: No
Built-in Flash:
A flash that is embedded or part of the camera. Built-in flashes are found in both DSLR and Point & Shoot cameras. Although practical because of their small size and ease of use, built-in flashes are often ineffective and/or unflattering as a main source of light.

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Flash Modes: 1st Curtain Sync, Hi-Speed Sync, Off, Rear Curtain/Slow Sync, Rear Sync, Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync, Slow Sync/Red-eye Reduction
Flash Modes:
Different modes that determines how a flash will be used in a photo.

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External Flash System: Hot Shoe, PC Terminal
External Flash System:
An off camera flash used for more creative lighting.

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Imaging & Exposure Control
White Balance: Auto, Cloudy, Color Temperature, Direct Sunlight, Flash, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Preset Manual, Shade
White Balance:
White Balance is the process of removing unrealistic color casts so that objects which appear white in person are rendered white in your photo.

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Power System
Continuous Shooting Speed: Up to 12 fps at 20.8 MP for up to 200 frames in raw format
Continuous Shooting Speed:
Refers to the number of frames that can be captured per second (fps = frames per second).

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Battery Type: 1x EN-EL18c Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery Pack, 10.8 VDC, 2500 mAh
Battery Type:
The type of battery for a device. Some cameras use single use alkaline while others use rechargeable lithium batteries.

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Recording Data
Image Formats: JPEG, RAW, TIFF
Image Formats:
The types of files that a particular camera produces. All cameras output JPEG images, but some of the more sophisticated models will shoot in RAW mode. RAW Image Formats will vary based on manufacturer.

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Brand
Brand: Nikon
Focusing Control
AF Points: Phase Detection:153, 99 cross-type
AF Points:
Refers to Autofocus points on a digital camera. A camera can have as many as 51 AF points.

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Focus Modes: Continuous-servo AF (C), Manual Focus (M), Single-servo AF (S)
Focus Modes:
The types of focus modes an item has.

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Camera Attributes
Image Sensor Size: 35.9 x 23.9 mm
Image Sensor Size:
Refers to the actual physical size of the imaging sensor in the camera. A sensor that has the same dimensions as a 35mm frame of film is considered to be "full" frame. Other smaller sensor sizes are described in terms relative to a "full" sized sensor. (e.g. an APS-C 1.5x crop sensor)

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Camera Type: DSLR
Camera Type:
The type of camera. Examples: SLR, point and shoot, mirrorless.

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Lens Specs
Angle of View (diagonal): 170.0°
Angle of View (diagonal):
Area of a scene that a lens covers or sees. Determined by the focal length of the lens

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Focus Type: Auto & Manual
Focus Type:
The type of focus of the lens from full manual control to auto focus.

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Bodies and Kits
Body Only: Body Only
Body Only:
Indicates the item is only the body of the camera, and does not include any lenses

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In The Box

  • Nikon D5 DSLR Camera (Body Only, Dual XQD)
  • EN-EL18c Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery (10.8V, 2500mAh)
  • MH-26a Battery Charger
  • UC-E22 USB 3.0 Cable
  • AN-DC15 Camera Strap
  • BF-1B Body Cap
  • BS-3 Accessory Shoe Cover
  • USB Cable Clip
  • HDMI Cable Clip
  • DK-27 Eyepiece Adapter
  • DK-17F Fluorine-Coated Finder Eyepiece
  • BL-6 Battery Chamber Cover

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