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Using the D800 in DX mode

RRRoger

Monterey Bay, US
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"RE: Using the D800 in DX mode"

RRRoger Silver Member Fellow Ribbon awarded for his long history of demonstrated excellence and helping other members with equipment, technique and DSLR video in the true Nikonians spirit. Charter Member
Mon 20-Feb-12 03:41 PM | edited Mon 20-Feb-12 03:44 PM by RRRoger

Quote>The caveat is that the D800 can acheive 6 fps in DX with a
>grip but only 4 fps in FX. So, if you are shooting sports
>where you might consider fps as a priority, DX mode can have
>an advantage. Now, the D800 may not be the best tool for that
>job, but if it's what you've got and you find yourself
>shooting sports, then DX mode may be a better tradeoff.
>
>Brian>Quote<<<

I would be shooting DX only for reach and file size.
Evidently it will not lock on a moving object better.
4fps is what I have used for years, it used to be 3fps
because I do not like getting two shots when I only want one.

At the start of a race is when I want more than one shot at a time.
4fps is more than fast enough for my use.
The only time I would use (CH)11fps would be either to show off or show up a Canon shooter.
I actually sent one of my competitors home by doing that, when he tripped over his ego.

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