Nikon D60

Nikon have aptly used their expertise and experience of professional camera manufacturing to introduce a new compact digital camera- Nikon D60 in January 2008. The 10.2 megapixel Nikon D60 is the third entry-level DSLR that Nikon has launched in about one year. It is a compact digital camera and has a simple user interface. It’s dimensions are 126 x 94 x 64 mm. It is a lightweight digital camera and weighs just 471 gm without batteries. It is available in black colour.

Nikon D60

The Nikon D60 has 10.2 megapixel CCD sensor that give ultra clear, sharp and high-resolution photographs. It provides sensitivity in ISO range of 100-1600 that can be extended approximately up to 3200. The LCD panel on the camera has the dimensions of 2.5? which switches off automatically when the user attempts to peak through the viewfinder. The large LCD monitor gives wide viewing angles to preview the photographs. A new feature of automatic rotate function has been added, with the help of which the display rotates automatically when camera is held vertically. A variety of suggestions are also displayed on the LCD monitor

Nikon D60

The pop-up flash has the maximum speed of 1/200s. The Active D-Lighting feature can be used to cope up with difficult lightning conditions. The Nikon D60 is compatible with AF-S, AF-I and type G and D AF Nikkor lenses. To avoid dust particles gathering near the imaging sensor, the Nikon D60 has the Image Sensor Cleaning function. The SD cards and SDHC cards (up to 4GB) can be used as memory devices with Nikon D60. EN-EL9 battery is used to provide the power. The camera comes with an exclusive CD ROM that contains Nikon View NX and Nikon Transfer softwares in it. The user interface is available in different languages including Chinese, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Polish and others.

Nikon D60

Apart from the features mentioned above, the Nikon D60 is loaded with other features such as red eye reduction. This feature removes the red colour on eye retina, which is often observed in photographs due to reflection of the flashlight. The self-timer option can provide a delay up to 20 seconds. The camera can be connected to computer using the USB 2.0 interface for high-speed transfer of data between Nikon D60 and computer. The camera can also be used in continuous shooting mode to record videos. The videos are stored in JPEG format. The frame rate is limited to 3 frames per second. The videos recorded on the camera can also be played on television directly using NTSC video cable. In addition to the attractive and efficient user interface Nikon has provided an additional programmable button, which allows the user to assign any particular function to be readily accessed using that button.

 Nikon D60The image quality can be selected between 12-bit compressed RAW format, JPEG fine format, JPEG normal format, JPEG basic format or RAW plus JPEG basic format. Nikon D60 can be used in various modes like portrait mode, landscape mode, night mode, sports mode, child mode and close up mode to suit the requirements of the user. Nikon also provides added accessories with Nikon D60 like Rechargeable Li-Ion Battery EN-EL9, Quick Charger, an USB Cable, Rubber Eyecup, Camera Strap, Body Cap. Optional accessories like wireless remote control and video cable can also be purchased at extra cost.

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