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D600 24.3 Megapixel Full Frame DSLR Camera Body
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Nikon D600 24.3 Megapixel Full Frame DSLR Camera Body

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F24.3 MP Nikon FX-format CMOS sensor. Compact, streamlined HD-SLR body. 1080p videos. 39-point AF system. 3.2 inch TFT LCD Monitor. 100-6400 ISO, expandable to 50-25600. 5.5 fps Continuous Shooting. EXPEED 3 Processor.

Nikon's entry in the market for full-frame DSLRs is something truly special. Between the 24.3 Megapixel sensor's full-frame photo taking capability, professional 1080p video, and convenient lightweight body, there is a lot for photo enthusiasts to love. The Nikon D600 opens up a new world of possibility for photographers and videographers alike.

24.3 Megapixel Sensor for Breathtaking Detail
If you like hefty specs on a camera that make for exceptional detail in photos, then this camera really deserves more than a double-take. Nikon is known to innovate with their cameras, and the fact that they've integrated this powerful 24.3 Megapixel FX-format CMOS sensor into the body of a sleek compact camera deserves a round of applause. The Nikon FX-format CMOS sensor is amazingly sensitive, producing the highest quality images.

The Wonder of Full-Frame Photo Taking with a Compact Camera
"DSLR" and "compact" no longer add up to "corners cut to make it work." Nikon has brought its reputation for accurate, beautiful full-frame photo taking and unparalleled low light capabilities to the world of versatile compact cameras. One-hundred-percent viewfinder coverage and 5.5 fps full-resolution shooting make this camera a worthy replacement for older Nikon models while also beating out competing models with similar specs in terms of price.

Spectacular 1080p Video in HD
As if there weren't enough to the camera in terms of still shots, the combination of the lightweight, compact camera body and 1080p video make it more than ideal for live action. The necessities for video, including an external microphone socket and headphone jack, are beautifully integrated without hampering Nikon's renowned ergonomics. Uncompressed video recording is also possible via HDMI, making this a highly competitive choice for your video needs.

Choosing between a powerful camera and the versatility of a compact, lightweight camera can make for a tough decision. With the Nikon D600 in your hands, you finally can have the best without compromise.

Approx. Dimensions (Width x Height x Depth): 5.6 in. (141 mm) x 4.4 in. (113 mm) x 3.2 in. (82 mm)


Single-lens reflex digital camera
Lens Mount: Nikon F bayonet mount

Image Sensor
Picture Angle:
Nikon FX format
Effective Pixels: 24.3 million
Sensor Size: 35.9 mm x 24.0 mm
Image Sensor Format: FX
Image Sensor Type: CMOS
Total Pixels: 24.7 million
Dust-reduction system: Image sensor cleaning
Dust-Off Reference Photo: Yes
Image Area (pixels):
(L) 6,016 x 4,016
(M) 4,512 x 3,008
(S) 3,008 x 2,008
(L) 3,936 x 2,624
(M) 2,944 x 1,968
(S) 1,968 x 1,312

File System
File Format Still Images:
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): Lossless compressed, compressed 12 or 14 bit
Storage Media:
Card Slot: 2 Secure Digital (SD)
File System:
Compliant with DCF (Design Rule for Camera File System) 2.0
DPOF (Digital Print Order Format)
EXIF 2.3 (Exchangeable Image File Format for Digital Still Cameras)

Eye-level Pentaprism Single-Lens Reflex Viewfinder
Viewfinder Frame Coverage:
FX (36x24): 100% Horizontal and 100% Vertical (Approx.)
DX (24x16): 97% Horizontal and 97% Vertical (Approx.)
Viewfinder Magnification: 0.70x (Approx.)
Viewfinder Eyepoint: 20.6mm (-1.0m)
Viewfinder Diopter Adjustment: Built-in diopter adjustment (-3 to +1 m)
Reflex Mirror: Quick-return type
Mirror Lock Up: Yes

Lens Aperture:
Instant-return type
Depth-of-field Control: Yes
Lens Compatibility at a Glance:
AF-S or AF lenses fully compatible
Metering with AI lenses
Compatible Lenses:
AF NIKKOR lenses, including type G and D lenses (some restrictions apply to PC lenses) and DX lenses (using DX 24 x 16 1.5x image area), AI-P NIKKOR lenses, and non-CPU AI lenses (A and M modes only).
IX NIKKOR lenses, lenses for the F3AF, and non-AI lenses cannot be used.

Shutter Type:
Electronically controlled vertical-travel focal-plane
Shutter Speed:
1/4000 to 30 sec.
Fastest Shutter Speed: 1/4000 sec.
Slowest Shutter Speed: 30 sec.
Flash Sync Speed:
Up to 1/200 sec.
Synchronizes with shutter at 1/250s or slower
Bulb Shutter Setting: Yes
Shutter Release Modes:
Continuous low-speed [CL] mode; 1-5 frames per second
Continuous high-speed [CH] mode; 5.5 frames per second
Mirror-up [Mup] mode
Quiet Shutter Release
Self-timer Mode
Single-frame [S] mode
Continuous Shooting Options:
CH: Up to 5.5 frames per second
CL: Up to 1-5 frames per second
Top Continuous Shooting Speed at full resolution: 5.5 frames per second
2, 5, 10, 20 sec.
Timer duration electronically controlled

Exposure Metering System:
TTL exposure metering using 2,016-pixel RGB sensor
Metering Method:
Center-weighted: Weight of 75% given to 12 mm circle in center of frame
Matrix: 3D color matrix metering II (type G and D lenses); color matrix metering II (other CPU lenses)
Spot: Meters 4 mm circle (about 1.5% of frame) centered on selected focus point
Metering Range:
0 to 20 EV (3D color matrix or center-weighted metering)
0 to 20 EV (spot metering)
Exposure Meter Coupling:
Exposure Modes:
Aperture-Priority (A)
Manual (M)
Programmed auto with flexible program (P)
Shutter-Priority (S)
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5 EV in increments of 1/3, 1/2 or 1 EV
Exposure Bracketing: 2 to 3 frames in steps of 1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 1 or 2 EV
Exposure Lock: Yes

ISO Sensitivity:
ISO 100 -6400
Lo-1 (ISO 50)
Hi-1 (ISO 12,800)
Hi-2 (ISO 25,600)
Lowest Standard ISO Sensitivity: 100
Highest Standard ISO Sensitivity: 6400
Lowest Expanded ISO Sensitivity: Lo-1 (ISO 50 equivalent)
Highest Expanded ISO Sensitivity: Hi-2 (ISO 25,600 equivalent)
Expanded ISO Sensitivity Options:
Hi-1 (ISO 12,800 equivalent)
Hi-2, (ISO 25,600 equivalent)
Long Exposure Noise Reduction: Yes
High ISO Noise Reduction:
Active D-Lighting:
Extra High
D-Lighting Bracketing:
2 frames using selected value for one frame
3?5 frames using preset values for all frames

Picture Control:

User-customizable Settings
Single-point AF Mode: Yes
Dynamic AF Mode: Number of AF points: 9, 21, 39 and 39 (3D-tracking)
Auto-area AF Mode: Yes
Autofocus System: Nikon Multi-CAM 4800 autofocus sensor module with TTL phase detection
Detection Range: -1 to 19 EV (ISO 100, 68?F/20?C)
Lens Servo:
Autofocus (AF): Single-servo AF (AF-S); Continuous-servo AF (AF-C); auto AF-S/AF-C selection (AF-A); predictive focus tracking activated automatically according to subject status
Manual focus (MF): Electronic rangefinder can be used
AF-area mode:
9, 21 or 39 point Dynamic-area AF
Auto-area AF
Single-point AF
3D-tracking (39 points)
Focus Lock:
Focus can be locked by pressing AE-L/AF-L button
Focus can be locked by pressing shutter-release button halfway (single-servo AF)
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
Maximum Autofocus Areas/Points: 39
Autofocus Sensitivity: -1 to +19 EV (ISO 100, 20 degrees C/68 degress F)
Autofocus Fine Tune: Yes

Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Bracketing: 2 to 3 frames in steps of 1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 1 or 2 EV
Built-in Flash Distance: 39 ft. (ISO 100)
X-Sync Speed: 1/200
Top FP High Speed Sync: Up to 1/4000
Flash Control:
TTL: i-TTL flash control using 2,016-pixel RGB sensor are available with built-in flash and SB-910, SB-900, SB-700, or SB-400; i-TTL balanced fill-flash for digital SLR is used with matrix and center-weighting metering, standard i-TTL flash for digital SLR with spot metering
Flash Sync Modes:
Front-curtain sync (normal)
Rear-curtain sync
Red-Eye reduction
Red-Eye reduction with slow sync
Slow sync
Flash Compensation: -3 to +1 EV in increments of 1/3, 1/2 or 1 EV
Flash-ready indicator: Lights when built-in flash or optional flash unit such as SB-910, SB-900, SB-400, SB-80DX, SB-28DX or SB-50DX is fully charged
Accessory Shoe: Yes
Nikon Creative Lighting System (CLS):
Built-in flash Commander Mode
CLS Supported

White Balance
White Balance:

Auto (2 types)
Choose color temperature (2500K?10000K)
Direct Sunlight
Fluorescent (7 types)
Preset manual (up to 4 values can be stored)
White Balance Bracketing: 2 or 3 exposures

Live View
Live View Shooting:
Photography Live View Mode
Movie Live View Mode
Live View Lens servo:
Autofocus (AF): Single-servo AF (AF-S); full-time-servo AF (AF-F)
Manual focus (MF)
Live View AF-area mode:
Face-priority AF
Wide-area AF
Normal-area AF
Subject-tracking AF
Live View Autofocus: Contrast-detect AF anywhere in frame (camera selects focus point automatically when face-priority AF or subject-tracking AF is selected)
Live View Scene Auto Selector:
Auto mode
Auto (flash off) mode

Movie Metering:
TTL exposure metering using main image sensor
Movie Maximum recording time:
20 minutes at highest quality
29 minutes 59 seconds at normal quality
Movie File Format: MOV
Movie Video Compression: H.264/MPEG-4 Advanced Video Coding
Movie Audio recording format: Linear PCM
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
HD 1,280x720 / 30 fps
HD 1,280x720 / 25 fps
Movie Audio:
Built-in microphone, monaural
External stereo microphone (optional)

Monitor Size:
3.2 in. diagonal
Monitor Resolution: 921,000 Dots
Monitor Type: Wide Viewing Angle TFT-LCD
Monitor Angle of View: 170-degree wide-viewing angle
Monitor Adjustments:
Brightness, 5 levels
Brightness control using ambient brightness sensor
Virtual Horizon Camera Indicator: Yes

Playback Functions:
Auto Image Rotation
Full-Frame and Thumbnail (4, 9, or 72 images or calendar)
Histogram Display
Image Comment
Movie Playback
Movie Slideshow
Playback with Zoom
In-Camera Image Editing:
Color Balance
Color Outline
Color Sketch
Distortion Control
Edit Movie
Filter Effects
Image Overlay
Miniature Effect
NEF (RAW) Processing
Perspective Control
Quick Retouch
Red-Eye Correction
Selective Color
Side-by-Side Comparison
Image Comment: Yes


Accessory Terminal: Remote Cord: MC-DC2 (available separately); GPS unit: GP-1 (available separately)
HDMI output: Type C mini-pin HDMI connector
Headphone Connector
Hi-speed USB
Stereo Microphone Input
Wi-Fi Functionality:
Eye-Fi Compatible
WU-1b Wireless Mobile Adapter
GP-1 GPS unit
GP-1A GPS unit
Save/Load Camera settings: Yes

Total Custom Settings:
My Menu: Yes with customization
Recent Settings: Yes
Supported Languages:
Brazilian Portuguese
Chinese (Simplified and Traditional)
Date, Time and Daylight Savings Time Settings: Yes
World Time Setting: Yes

Battery / Batteries:
EN-EL15 Lithium-ion Battery
Battery Life (shots per charge): 900 shots (CIPA)
AC Adapter:
EH-5b AC Adapter
Requires EP-5B Power Supply Connector
Battery Charger: MH-25 Quick Charger

Tripod Socket:
1/4 in.
Approx. Dimensions (Width x Height x Depth): 5.6 in. (141 mm) x 4.4 in. (113 mm) x 3.2 in. (82 mm)
Approx. Weight: 26.8 oz. (760 g)
Operating Environment: 0?40 degrees C (+32?104 degrees F)

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5 out of 5 stars   Superb once past the sensor nonsense
By whmitty (Pala, CA) March 25, 2013
Review submitted for Nikon D600 24.3 Megapixel Full Frame DSLR Camera Body (NKD600)
Other Comments: FIRST THE SENSOR SPOTS,ETC: I purchased the Nikon D600 in Oct of 2012. I was aware of the sensor dust/oil problem but bought it knowing that the same experience with my D7000 cleared up after a couple thousand shots. Even though not all D600 cameras have had this problem mine did. Given the design of the D600 is basically the same as the D7000 I was reasonably confident that the sensor problem would simply clear up over time. That said I still sent it to Nikon in November and they cleaned the mirror box which is the commonly accepted cause of the issue as well as the sensor which got rid of the problem straight-away. As a habit I ensure that I run the in-camera sensor clean function at least once before starting a day's shooting. If the sensor becomes contaminated such that my Giottos blower can't remove it then I use wet swabs which is very easy with a full frame sensor. I HIGHLY recommend all owners of this camera with this problem to first send it in to Nikon. Since the camera has otherwise exceeded all my expectations in terms of taking photographs, which is it's primary purpose, I'm going out on a limb here and giving it 5 stars. I will say that I am very disappointed at the seeming lack of quality control by Nikon in first releasing the D7000 with it's problems and then, apparently not learning a thing from that experience allowing the same type of blunder to occur upon releasing the D600 to market. To make things worse there are rumors that the D7100 may have similar issues. I really like using Nikon equipment which offers outstanding performance when working properly but this QC issue could dramatically impact Nikon's bottom line down the line since many people are intolerant of this kind of failure; new customers in particular. Nikon needs to get a handle on this sooner rather than later. NOW TO THE CAMERA: My specific requirement was a full frame camera with low ISO capability and exceptionally wide dynamic range without breaking the bank. The D600 offered it all at a price that was right for me. I paid full retail for the body only and even with all the subsequent discounts I am not disappointed in the least. The improvement in dynamic range with the D600 over the D7000, which was very good, is quite noticeable. Nature photography is my primary interest along with landscape images. In absolutely every respect I am more than satisfied with the image quality of the D600 and those images are everything that I had learned to expect from a first class full frame camera. I considered the D800 but I was already used to the ergonomics of the D7000 which are nearly identical in the D600 so the more professional controls on the D800 did not interest me. The 36 mega-pixels would have been nice but after considerable inspection of photos taken with the D800 and the D600 under virtually identical circumstances with the same lenses I could not discern enough of a difference, for my purposes, to warrant the additional price of the D800. After dealing with the sensor problem I can still confidently recommend the D600 to anyone ALSO willing to do the same given they encounter this problem with their camera. Once past the sensor brouhaha the images the D600 produces are nothing short of awe inspiring and for me worth the relatively trifling inconvenience of the sensor issue.
I recommend this product Yes, I recommend this product
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4 out of 5 stars   I love this Camera
By Thoraabr (Far Rockaway NY) March 21, 2013
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Pros: Fx Affordable Fx Format, Use Fx And Dx Lens, Can Use Old Manual Lens, Uses 2 Sd Cards, Well Thought Out Camera, Uses Old Sb-800 Flash
Cons: Slight Green Tint, 812 Filter Removes Tint
Other Comments: This is my first FX camera. It is a desire not a need. I will keep my D90 and D7000 cameras. It is very similar to the D7000 . Just a few more options, and a little heavier. I am still learning this camera, but I was able to setup this camera without fully reading the Manual. The beauty of the Nikon system. I can use all the equipment that I have with this camera.
I recommend this product Yes, I recommend this product
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