Nikon D810 36.3 MP CMOS Digital Camera Body Only - Black

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Product #:
NKD1542
Manufacturer #:
1542
UPC:
018208015429

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  • 36.3-megapixels with no optical low-pass filter
  • Nikon's innovative EXPEED 4 image processing
  • 5FPS Continuous Shooting
  • 64-12,800 ISO Expandable to 51,200
  • Full HD 1080p at 60/50/30/25/24p
  • Advanced Multi-CAM 3500FX AF sensor
  • Newly designed sequencer mechanism
  • Electronic Front Curtain Shutter system
  • Scratch, Shock-resistant 3.2" 1,229k-dot TFT LCD Display
  • Highlight-weighted Metering
  • Built for tough projects
  • Creative freedom

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Screen Size:
3.2"
Screen Size:
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Compatible Media:
CompactFlash© (CF) (Type I, compliant with UDMA), SD, SDHC, SDXC
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:
36.3 MP
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:
HD 1,920x1,080 / 60 fps HD 1,920x1,080 / 50 fps HD 1,920x1,080 / 30 fps HD 1,920x1,080 / 25 fps HD 1,920x1,080 / 24 fps HD 1,280x720 / 60 fps HD 1,280x720 / 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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Battery Type:
Rechargeable Li-Ion Battery Pack
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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Product Description

From the Manufacturer

Harness the power of extreme resolution, jaw-dropping image quality and huge dynamic range in both stills and Full HD 1080p video applications. A newly designed 36.3 megapixel FX-format full-frame image sensor with no optical low-pass filter is paired with the thrilling performance of EXPEED 4 for staggering detail retention, noise-free images from ISO 64 to ISO 12,800, fast frame rates, cinematic video capabilities, in-camera editing features and outstanding energy efficiency. For still and multimedia photographers, The D810 will ignite your creativity and help you capture images that astound. For cinematographers and camera operators, the D810 will become one of the most versatile tools in your arsenal. The D810 will expand your vision and make you rethink what’s possible.

Product photo of the Nikon D810 D-SLR inset with EXPEED 4 logo

The evolution of high resolution.

One look at the jaw-dropping image quality possible with the D810 and you'll never look at image quality the same way. The level of detail and sharpness, the wide dynamic range and rich tonality in nearly any light is simply staggering—almost unimaginable until now. For still and multimedia photographers including landscape, studio, wedding and portrait pros, the D810 will ignite your creativity and help you capture images that astound. For cinematographers and camera operators, the D810 will become one of the most versatile and important tools in your arsenal. With meticulous autofocus, fast frame rates and image processing, smaller file formats, excellent energy efficiency and exciting new capabilities for all manners of shooting, the D810 expands your vision and lets you rethink what’s possible.



 
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One look changes everything

The bar has been raised

The D810 truly raises the bar for image quality and dynamic range. An all-new FX-format full-frame image sensor design—36.3-megapixels with no optical low-pass filter—is paired with Nikon's innovative EXPEED 4 image processing for flawless detail retention from snow white to pitch black, beautiful noise-free images from ISO 64 to ISO 12,800, an extremely wide dynamic range, flattering well-saturated skin tones and much more. The combination reveals the true optical precision of NIKKOR lenses, which provide flawless rendering even at these pixel counts. For those seeking the ultimate in D-SLR image quality, the D810 delivers.

 
Nikon D810 for video and cinematic productions

Take productions to the next level

Outstanding on TV, video and film sets

The D810 is the full-frame D-SLR that cinematographers, camera operators and multimedia photographers have been waiting for. Bring the camera's remarkable image quality and dynamic range to 1080p videos recorded at 60/50/30/25/24p uncompressed to an external device, compressed to an internal CF/SD card or both simultaneously. Move between dark and light scenes without any iris or frame-rate adjustments thanks to ISO Auto Adjust. Smoothly change a shot's depth of field with power iris control. Shoot in a flat picture style that enhances dynamic range and streamlines post-production work. Even enjoy broadcast-caliber audio control right in the camera. Let the D810 and the vast collection of NIKKOR lenses take your production to the next level.

 
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Command performance

Where speed and accuracy converge

The D810 performs with astounding speed and precision. Capture 5 fps at full resolution and in 5:4 crop mode, 6 fps in 1:2 crop mode and 7 fps in DX-crop mode*. Enjoy tack-sharp focus—crucial in high-resolution images—thanks to an Advanced Multi-CAM 3500FX AF sensor that uses 51 focus points, including 15 cross-type sensors, 11 of which work all the way to f/8, plus a new Group Area AF. Internal vibration has been nearly eliminated with a newly designed sequencer mechanism and Electronic Front Curtain Shutter system. You can even quickly spot-check your focus by zooming in 46x on the large 3.2-inch 1,229k-dot display with RGBW alignment and monitor highlights during video capture with zebra striping right in the display. The D810 is as nimble as it is precise.

*When using optional MB-D12 battery pack and EN-EL18a battery (for up to 100 jpeg shots)

 
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Liberating versatility

Thrilling new capabilities and inspiration

The D810 is a versatile camera for versatile shooters. Produce stunning star-trail images with unlimited continuous shooting—capture images for as long as your battery or memory card will allow. Create smooth, even time-lapse sequences thanks to new Exposure Smoothing. Preserve details in both the shadowy and bright areas of stage performances and other spot-lit situations with Highlight-weighted Metering. Use the D810's pop-up flash as a Commander for Nikon's Creative Light System—a major convenience for location photographers. Save your files in a new 12-bit uncompressed RAW size S* format that's half the size of RAW size L. Wherever your passion and inspiration takes you, the D810 will follow.

*In-camera RAW processing or some retouch options, such as image overlay, cannot be applied.


 

 
 


Supplied Accessories

  • D810 Body Only
  • EN-EL15 Rechargeable Li-ion Battery
  • MH-25a Battery Charger
  • USB Cable Clip
  • HDMI Cable Clip
  • UC-E22 USB Cable
  • AN-DC12 Strap
  • BF-1B Body Cap
  • BS-1 Accessory Shoe Cap
  • DK-17 Eyepiece
  • BM-12 LCD Monitor Cover
  • NikonView NX2 CD ROM
 

The Nikon D810 is an Ultra high resolution Full Frame DSLR camera which gives you a resolution of 36.3 MP. Such A high resolution and superior sensor technology provides you with exceptional quality. This camera is powered by an EXPEED 4 image processor which gives you a super fast response time and burst speed. This high-speed processor also tendentiously improves the color reproduction and light sensitivity of the camera. This camera has a 3.2 inch TFT LCD screen with advanced features like Live view and live autofocus. The in built WiFi of the camera allows you to transfer your work to your smartphone or tabs.

Optics and focus

The camera offers you best in class optical performances which will ignite your creativity and deliver you outstanding results. It has a Nikon F mount which offers you a range of superlative lenses from ultra-wide angle to super telephoto. The camera has an excellent AF system with focusing options like Single-point AF, multi-point AF, Selective AF and manual focus. These focusing options help you to get fast and accurate focusing.

Sensor and Display

The camera has 36.3 MP full frame FX format CMOS sensor that gives you incredible image quality with excellent details. This Sensor has an innovative construction which eliminate the need of optical low-pass filter. This results in more light entering the sensor, enhancing the images and adding more details. The EXPEED 4 processor is among the faster image processors out there and gives you super fast response time and burst speed. It enables a burst speed of 5 fps. It also improves the color reproduction and light sensitivity of the camera. This Nikon Camera has a 3.2 inch TFT LCD screen that provides you with excellent display quality. It offers you advanced options like Live View, Live HD view and on screen focusing.

Image and videos

The Nikon D810 offers you top class features like in camera editing which allows you to crop, edit, add filters and re-size the images directly on your camera. It gives you an ISO range of 64 to 51,200. Such a wide ISO range enables you to capture images with maximum details and clarity even in low-light conditions. The camera allows you to capture professional broadcast quality videos at full HD 1080 with a frame rate of 60 fps. It has a built in stereo microphone which further enhances you video output. The high frame rate and resolution produces superior quality cinematic output.

Other features

The camera has connectivity features like WiFi and GPS, which allows you to transfer your images and video to a smartphone or tablet instantly. The GPS system offers you the geotagging feature as well. This camera has USB 3.0 that allows you to transfer images and video to your computer and a very fast transfer rate. The HDMI port allows you to connect the camera to an HDTV and view images and video directly on the screen.


 

Product Reviews

High end camera

Reviewed on Monday, August 4, 2014

By: Smith

Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars.

I had been planning to buy a new Nikon DSLR camera. When I noticed the amazing features of Nikon D810, I found that it is perfect for my photography requirements. Before buying this camera, I also checked its various digital camera reviews and was amazed by its superb features. I particularly liked this review of Nikon D810, which has helped me to decide on buying this camera. Thank you for providing such an incredible review and giving me the necessary details about the D810 camera. I will soon be purchasing this high-end camera to shoot great pictures and videos.

Outstanding Quality

Reviewed on Tuesday, July 29, 2014

By: Stephen

Rated 4.0 out of 5 stars.

When using my old Nikon D800E, I faced some inconsistent focusing problems. After using this camera for a long time, I ended up selling this camera and purchasing a new Nikon D810 camera. Along with the camera, I also purchased the Nikon 85 mm f/1.4 lenses. This combination has enabled me to shoot outstanding quality photos and videos. Being a wildlife photographer, I found that this digital camera turned out to be apt for focusing accurately to capture excellent quality photos. I am extremely happy with the performance of this camera and would recommend every photographer to buy it.

Better LCD and live view

Reviewed on Wednesday, July 23, 2014

By: Remo

Rated 4.0 out of 5 stars.

I had been using the Nikon D800E camera which provided me with amazing performance. Recently, I upgraded to Nikon’s D810 camera which is providing me with superb improvements and refined overall performance. This camera provides quiet shutter and better LCD and live view which have helped me in capturing some really impressive photos. I am extremely delighted to have this camera which is dubbed as the best SLR currently available in the market.

Best pro-quality DSLR camera

Reviewed on Tuesday, July 15, 2014

By: Mathews

Rated 4.0 out of 5 stars.

I heard that the Nikon D810 camera is the best pro quality DSLR camera. On checking its amazing features, I found that it was perfectly suitable for my requirements. Since the time I have purchased this camera, I have been able to shoot impressive quality pictures with ease. I am very happy with the superb performance provided by this camera, and I feel it has surely surpassed the quality of the previous models like Nikon D800 and D800E.

Amazing Autofocus

Reviewed on Wednesday, June 25, 2014

By: Savio

Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars.

I feel the best feature of Nikon D810 is surely its amazing autofocus which is not only faster but also accurate. On using this camera, I found that it solves most of the issues seen on the previous model, D800. With this camera, I am able to shoot spontaneously even in dim lighting. It enabled me to focus on the subjects almost all the time. I also noticed that its shutter is quieter and causes fewer vibrations, so I found it perfect for my use. I am quite amazed by the superb performance provided of this camera so I would recommend this camera for every enthusiast and professional photographer.

Specifications

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

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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: Wide Viewing Angle TFT-LCD
Display Type:
The type or brand of the screen.

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Dots: 1,229,000 Dots
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
Coverage: FX (36x24): 100% Horizontal and 100% Vertical (Approx.) 1.2x (30x20): 97% Horizontal and 97% Vertical (Approx.) DX (24x16): 97% Horizontal and 97% Vertical (Approx.) 5:4 (30x24): 97% horizontal and 100% vertical (Approx.)
Coverage:
This is the maximum viewing area through a camera's viewfinder.

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Compatible Media: CompactFlash© (CF) (Type I, compliant with UDMA), SD, SDHC, SDXC
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: Eye-level Pentaprism Single-Lens Reflex Viewfinder
Viewfinder:
The eye level device you look through to compose the image.

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Megapixels: 36.3 MP
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: 1/8000 to 30 sec. Bulb
Shutter Speeds:
The amount of time the shutter stay open for exposure. Measured in fractions of seconds.

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Shutter Type: Electronically controlled vertical-travel focal-plane
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: 2, 5, 10, 20 sec.; 1 to 9 exposures at intervals of 0.5, 1, 2, or 3 sec. Timer duration electronically controlled
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: ISO 64 -12,800 Lo-1 (ISO 32) Hi-1 (ISO 25,600) Hi-2 (ISO 51,200)
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 Compensation: ±5 EV in increments of 1/3, 1/2 or 1 EV
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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A/V Mode
Video Resolution: HD 1,920x1,080 / 60 fps HD 1,920x1,080 / 50 fps HD 1,920x1,080 / 30 fps HD 1,920x1,080 / 25 fps HD 1,920x1,080 / 24 fps HD 1,280x720 / 60 fps HD 1,280x720 / 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 Clip Length: 20 minutes at highest quality 29 minutes 59 seconds at normal quality
Video Clip Length:
The longest clip that a video camera can record.

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Audio Recording: Built-in microphone, stereo External stereo microphone (optional)
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: (Width x Height x Depth) 5.8 in. (146 mm) x 4.9 in. (123 mm) x 3.3 in. (81.5 mm)
Dimensions:
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Weight: 31.1 oz. (880 g) camera body only
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
Built-in Flash: Yes
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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Operating Range: 39 ft. (ISO 100)
Operating Range:
The minimum and maximum distance of effective flash.

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Flash Modes: Auto FP High-Speed Sync supported, Front-curtain sync (normal), Rear-curtain sync, Red-Eye reduction, Red-Eye reduction with slow sync, Slow rear-curtain sync, Slow sync, Off
Flash Modes:
Different modes that determines how a flash will be used in a photo.

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Battery Type
Battery Type: Rechargeable Li-Ion Battery Pack
Interface
Video Output Terminal: NTSC
Video Output Terminal:
A terminal for video output.

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Computer: Super Speed USB 3.0
Computer:
The hardware within a computer system which carries out the instructions of a computer program by performing the basic arithmetical, logical, and input/output operations of the system.

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Imaging & Exposure Control
White Balance: Auto (2 types), Choose color temperature (2500K–10000K), Cloudy, Direct Sunlight, Flash, Fluorescent (7 types), Incandescent, Preset manual (up to 6 values can be stored, spot white balance measurement available during live view), 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: 5fps
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: EN-EL15 Lithium-ion Battery
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: JPEG-Baseline Compliant; can be selected from Size Priority and Optimal Quality JPEG: JPEG-Baseline Compliant with fine (approx 1:4), Normal (approx 1:8) or Basic (approx 1:16) Compression NEF (RAW): 12 or 14 bit, lossless compressed, compressed, or uncompressed; small size available (12-bit uncompressed only) NEF (RAW) + JPEG: Single Photograph Recorded in both NEF (RAW) and JPEG Formats TIFF (RGB)
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: 51
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: Auto AF-S/AF-C selection (AF-A), Continuous-servo (AF-C), Face-Priority AF available in Live View only and D-Movie only, Full-time Servo (AF-A) available in Live View only, Manual (M) with electronic rangefinder, Normal area, Single-servo AF (AF-S), Wide area
Focus Modes:
The types of focus modes an item has.

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Camera Attributes
Sensor Size: 35.9 mm x 24 mm
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: Single-lens reflex digital camera
Camera Type:
The type of camera. Examples: SLR, point and shoot, mirrorless.

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Lens Specs
Focus Type: Nikon Advanced Multi-CAM 3500FX autofocus sensor module with TTL phase detection
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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Manuals

In The Box

  • D810 Body Only
  • EN-EL15 Rechargeable Li-ion Battery
  • MH-25a Battery Charger
  • USB Cable Clip
  • HDMI Cable Clip
  • UC-E22 USB Cable
  • AN-DC12 Strap
  • BF-1B Body Cap
  • BS-1 Accessory Shoe Cap
  • DK-17 Eyepiece
  • BM-12 LCD Monitor Cover
  • NikonView NX2 CD ROM

Included in Rental:

  • Nikon D810
  • Battery
  • Charger

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