Nikon D80

The Nikon D80 is a digital SLR ( DSLR) camera with 10.2- megapixel image sensor in the Japanese manufacturer Nikon DX format. She came in September 2006 at the photokina as successor to the D70 in the middle class on the market. The D80 is equipped with auto focus module of the Nikon D200 and a sophisticated 3D Color Matrix Metering system.

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The D80 waits compared to the previous model with a host of new features and improvements, such as the ( fixed at about 0.4 s set ) mirror lockup. She leans with respect to some features of the semi-professional Nikon D200 (for example, sensor, AF module, rear display, battery type and the significantly improved viewfinder).

The D80 has an RGB CCD photo sensor with a resolution of 10.2 megapixels (equivalent to 3872 × 2592 pixels ) and can the images either in the JPEG or / and in the proprietary RAW format (NEF ) with 12 -bit color depth per channel store.

The light sensitivity can be optionally from ISO 100-1600 set automatically or manually from ISO 100-3200. The exposure time is variable from 1/ 4000 seconds (1/ 200 seconds when using the internal flash) and 30 seconds. In addition, there is a Bulb- long exposure available. The built-in 2.5 "TFT LCD monitor can be viewed from all sides at an angle of 170 ° and has a resolution of 230,000 pixels.

The power supply of the Nikon D80 is guaranteed standard with a 1500 mAh lithium -ion battery strong the EN-EL3e. With an optional battery grip can also be conventional AA cell batteries (AA) used for the power supply.

The camera has a fold out flash and a hot shoe for external flash units with Nikon i-TTL measurement. As the storage medium SD or SDHC memory cards are used.


In contrast to the previous model was developed for the D80 is a battery grip with vertical shutter release (MB -D80 ) available, which can also be used with the Nikon D90.