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Nikon D3000 Digital SLRs

3 star rating
                      3 / 5 (1 Reviews)
MSRP : $499.95
LCD : 3 in. Display | Max. ISO : 100 

  • MPN25462
    Camera TypeSLR/Professional
    Optical Zoom3x
    Resolution10.75 Megapixel
    Image Sensor TypeCCD
    Weight1.01 lb.
    Interchangeable LensInterchangeable Lenses
    Focus TypeAutofocus & Manual Focus
    Focal Length18 - 55 mm
    Camera Resolution10.75 Megapixel
    Image Resolutions3872 x 2592 • 2896 x 1944 • 1936 x 1296
    Aperture Rangef22/f32 (w/t) - f3.5/f5.6 (w/t)
    Shutter Speed30 - 1/4000 sec
    White BalanceDaylight / Sunny (Preset) • Fluorescent (Preset) • Incandescent (Preset) • Shade (Preset) • Flash (Preset)
    Memory TypeSD Card • SDHC Card
    Compression TypeJPEG • Raw Image • EXIF 2.21 • DCF 2.0
    ISO Speeds100 • 1600 • 3200
    Flash TypeBuilt-In & External
    LCD ScreenWith LCD Screen
    LCD Screen Size3 in.
    LCD Screen Resolution230,000 pixels
    LCD Protected PositionWithout LCD Protected Position
    Interface TypeUSB 2.0
    Battery TypeRechargeable Li-Ion Battery
    Battery Life500 Images
    Self Timer2 Sec. • 5 Sec. • 10 Sec. • 20 Sec.
    Tripod MountWith Tripod Mount
    Width5 in.
    Depth2.5 in.
    Height3.8 in.
    Family LineNikon D
    Included AccessoriesSoftware • USB Cable • Battery Charger • Strap • Li-Ion Rechargable Battery
    Release DateAugust, 2009
    Product ID87836151

Product Description

Breathtaking Nikon digital SLR image quality and easy operation highlight the 10.2-megapixel D3000 - Nikon's friendliest D-SLR ever! Includes 3x 18-55mm Zoom-NIKKOR VR Image Stabilization Lens, 3-inch Color LCD Monitor, 6 Automatic Exposure Scene Modes, Split-second Shutter Response, Continuous Shooting up to 3 Frames-Per-Second, In-camera Image Editing, Nikon EXPEED Image Processing, Automatic Image Sensor Cleaning, 11-point Autofocus, 6 Personal Picture Control Settings, Active D-Lighting, and ISO sensitivity from 100 – 1600.

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User Reviews

Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:3
Submitted by allison a Intermediate

Date Reviewed: August 24, 2010

Strengths:    Great image quality
Great starting camera

Weaknesses:    Slow
My lens autofocus broke, not my fault. So that's bad

Bottom Line:   
Basically, it's a good starting camera. If you've got experience, I don't recommend it because it's very limited that way.

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Duration Product Used:   2-5 years

Price Paid:    $600.00

Purchased At:   Future shop

Type of photography:   People

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Moving up from my D3000

Hello all! New guy here who has a question for the experts. I have a Nikon D3000 with 2 kit lenses. 18-55MM & 55-200. Both retail for about $200 (Give or take) I want to upgrade to a nicer DSLR that takes movies and the two that are on my radar are the Nikon D7000 and the Canon 60D. Mos ... Read More »

stuck memory card, and now d3000 wont open, contemplating suicide (jk)

hey, pros. Newbie here. I'm new to the forums so if I'm breaking some rule here, please let me know. Anyway, I used a memory card with a detachable second half (does that make sense)? The detachable half is gone now, and the other half is stuck. I've tried using a nail file, tweezers, hairpins, e ... Read More »

Nikon D3000 Contest - Camera Stories

Got a good camera story? We've got a contest, sponsored by Teleplan Camera Repair, and they're giving away a Nikon D3000 digital SLR. To qualify you have to share a short camera story and give them a little more information. The contest ends in about a week and the winner will be randomly chosen. ... Read More »

Should I buy the D3000

Hi, Iam about to take the plunge into SLR photography. I have been looking into getting the Nikon D3000 as my first camera. Has anyone used this camera? and what are your pros and cons? ThanksRead More »

Question About Nikon D3000???

I just got a Nikon D3000 from a friend who wanted a piece of Ham equipment I had. I have a question about the camera. When its on and im in auto mode why dont it show what im pointing at on the screen? It only shows the image on the screen after its taken? Is that because its a SLR camera? Do a ... Read More »

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