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D40 DSLR Camera Kit w/ 18-55 Zoom Lens
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Nikon D40 DSLR Camera Kit w/ 18-55 Zoom Lens

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Nikon's new D40 Digital SLR camera, with a 3X Zoom-Nikkor Lens, is thesmallest and easiest-to-use Nikon D-SLR ever. D40 Inherits Incredible Picture Quality from Nikon's Photographic Expertise, Making it Easy for Everyone to Take Breathtaking Pictures. Features an All-New, Visually Intuitive Interface, In-Camera Editing and Built-In Help Features.


  • Extraordinary Nikon image quality
  • Easy operation with intuitive controls
  • Nikon's smallest digital SLR ever!
  • High-performance 6.1-megapixel Nikon DX format
  • CCD imaging sensor
  • Complete with 3x 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G ED II AF-S
  • DX Zoom-Nikkor lens
  • Fast startup with instant shutter response
  • Shoot at up to 2.5 frames per second
  • 2.5-inch color LCD monitor with 3 colorful display options
  • Built-in Speedlight with i-TTL automatic flash control
  • Bright, accurate SLR viewfinder
  • Automatic exposure with 8 Digital-Vari Program modes
  • In-Camera Image Editing
  • New Nikon high-resolution Image Processing Engine
  • New advanced HELP menu system with Assist Images
  • Nikon 3D Color Matrix Metering II
  • Fast, accurate 3-Area autofocus
  • Image Optimization options
  • Up to 470 images* per battery charge


Type of Camera Single-lens reflex digital camera
Effective Pixels 6.1 million
Image Sensor RGB CCD, 23.7 x 15.6 mm; total pixels: 6.24 million
Image Size (pixels) 3,008 x 2,000 [L], 2,256 x 1,496 [M], 1,504 x 1,000 [S]
ISO Sensitivity 200 to 1,600 in steps of 1 EV with additional setting one step over 1600
Storage Media SD memory card, SDHC compliant
Storage System Compressed NEF (RAW): 12-bit compression,
JPEG: JPEG baseline-compliant
File System Exif 2.21, Compliant DCF 2.0 and DPOF
White Balance Auto (TTL white-balance with 420-pixel RGB sensor), six manual modes with
fine-tuning and preset white balance
LCD Monitor 2.5-in., 230,000-dot, low-temperature polysilicon TFT LCD with brightness adjustment
Playback Function 1 frame; Thumbnail (4 or 9 segments); Magnifying playback; Slide show;
Histogram indication; Highlight point display; Auto image rotation
Delete Function Card format, All frames delete, Selected frames delete
Video Output NTSC or PAL
Interface USB: Mass Storage and PTP selectable
Text Input Up to 36 characters of alphanumeric text input available with LCD monitor and
multi selector; stored in Exif header
Compatible Lenses*1 Nikon F mount with AF coupling and AF contacts
Type G or D AF Nikkor
1) AF-S, AF-I: All functions supported, 2) Other Type G or D AF Nikkor: All functions
supported except autofocus, 3) PC Micro-Nikkor 85mm f/2.8D: Can only be used in
mode M; all other functions supported except autofocus, 4) Other AF Nikkor*2/AI-P
Nikkor: All functions supported except autofocus and 3D Color Matrix Metering II,
5): Non-CPU: Can be used in mode M, but exposure meter does not function;
electronic range finder can be used if maximum aperture is f/5.6 or faster
*1. IX Nikkor lenses can not be used
*2. Excluding lenses for F3AF
Picture Angle Equivalent in 35mm [135] format is approx. 1.5 times lens focal length
Viewfinder Fixed-eyelevel penta-Dach mirror type; built-in diopter adjustment (-1.7 to +0.5m-1)
Eyepoint 18mm (-1.0 m-1)
Focusing Screen Type B BriteView Clear Matte screen Mark V with superimposed focus brackets
Viewfinder Frame Coverage Approx. 95% (vertical/horizontal)
Viewfinder Magnification Approx. 0.8x with 50mm lens at infinity; -1.0 m-1
Viewfinder Information Focus indications, AE/FV lock indicator, Shutter speed, Aperture value, Exposure/
Exposure compensation indicator, Exposure mode, Flash output level compensation,
Exposure compensation, Number of remaining exposures, Flash-ready indicator
Autofocus TTL phase detection by Nikon Multi-CAM530 autofocus module with AF-assist
(range approximately 1ft. 8in.-9ft. 10in.); Detection range: -1 to +19 EV (ISO 100
at 68 F)
Lens Servo 1) Autofocus (AF): Instant single-servo AF (AF-S); continuous servo AF (AF-C); auto
AF-S/AF-C selection (AF-A); predictive focus tracking automatically activated
according to subject status, 2) Manual focus (M)
Focus Area Can be selected from 3 focus areas
AF Area Modes 1) Single Area AF, 2) Dynamic Area AF, 3) Dynamic Area AF with Closest Subject Priority
Focus Lock Focus can be locked by pressing shutter-release button halfway (single-servo AF)
or by pressing AE-L/AF-L button
Exposure Metering System TTL full-aperture exposure metering system
1) 3D Color Matrix Metering II (type G and D lenses); Color Matrix Metering II
(other CPU lenses); metering performed by 420-segment RGB sensor
2) Center-weighted:Weight of 75% given to 8mm circle in center of frame
3) Spot: Meters 3.5mm circle (about 2.5% of frame) centered on active focus area
Exposure Metering Range 1) 0 to 20 EV (3D Color Matrix or center-weighted metering), 2) 2 to 20 EV (spot
Exposure Modes Digital Vari-program ( Auto, Auto [Flash Off], Portrait, Landscape,
Child, Sports, Close Up, Night Portrait)
Programmed Auto (P) with flexible program; Shutter-Priority Auto (S); Aperture
Priority Auto (A); Manual (M)
Exposure Compensation 5 EV in increments of 1/3 EV
Exposure Lock Exposure locked at detected value with AE-L/AF-L button
Shooting Modes 1) Single frame shooting mode, 2) Continuous shooting mode: approx. 2.5 frames
per second, 3) Self-timer mode, 4) Delayed remote mode: 2 s. delay,
5) Quick-response remote mode
Shutter Combined mechanical and CCD electronic shutter, 30 to 1/4000 s. in steps of 1/3,
Sync Contact X-contact only; flash synchronization at up to 1/500 s.
Flash Control 1) TTL: TTL flash control by 420-segment RGB sensor. i-TTL balanced fill-flash for
digital SLR and standard i-TTL fill-flash for digital SLR available when CPU lens is
used with Built-in Flash, SB-800, SB-600, and SB-400, 2) Auto aperture: Available
with SB-800 with CPU lens, 3) Non-TTL Auto: Available with Speedlights such as SB-
800, 80DX, 28DX, 28, 27, and 22s, 4) Range-priority manual available with SB-800
Guide number (ISO 200/ISO 100, ft.): approx. 55/39 (manual full 59/42)
Flash Compensation -3 to +1 EV in increments of 1/3 EV
Accessory Shoe Standard ISO hot-shoe contact with sync, signal, and ground contacts and safety lock
Self-timer Electronically controlled timer with duration of 2, 5, 10 or 20 s.
Remote Control Via Wireless Remote Control ML-L3 (optional)
Power Source One Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL9; charging voltage (Quick Charger MH-23):
7.4V DC, AC Adapter EH-5 (available separately; requires optional AC Adapter
Connector EP-5)
Tripod Socket 1/4 in. (ISO1222)
Dimensions (W x D x H) Approx. 5.0 x 2.5 x 3.7 in.
Weight Approx. 1lb. 1oz. without battery, memory card or body cap

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