I know I'm getting a bit weird, but I can't believe it is finally here. It is almost more exciting than the D2X in that wait has been so stinking long!! But as usual, Nikon has made it worth the wait.
One of the biggest questions:
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#1. "Rob Galbraith's summary" | In response to Reply # 0jimtan Basic MemberTue 01-Nov-05 04:35 AM
Thanks for the heads up.
1) 5 fps for 22 NEF
2) environmentally sealed body
3) 50ms shutter lag
4) Shutter 100k
5) Delivery end december
6) Price US$ 1699 or c$2150
Downside is flash syn
"We did learn that, unlike all current and previous CCD-based Nikon digital SLR cameras back to the D1, the shutter in the D200 is fully-responsible for controlling the exposure time. For photographers who rarely use non-dedicated flash units, this won't mean much. For those who shoot sports with Elinchrom or other studio strobes, as we do, this means it won't be possible to cheat the sync speed well above 1/250th with this camera. High-speed flash synchronization is possible only with a compatible Nikon Speedlight."
#2. "RE: Nikon D200 at nikonusa.com" | In response to Reply # 0Signu53 Registered since 29th Oct 2005Tue 01-Nov-05 04:43 AM
Downloaded the PDF that is on the site and the specs show MLU and a ISO of 100-1600.
All the other specs are already released in the leaks.
So the real question now is how does the images look. No doubt great coming from Nikon but its always good to know for sure.
This is definately being added to the wish list but most likely will not happen until middle of next year. Still its something to look forward to.
#3. "RE: Nikon D200 at nikonusa.com" | In response to Reply # 0avm247 Charter MemberTue 01-Nov-05 02:41 PM
I like this part:
The D200 will be available in late December 2005 for an estimated selling
price of $1699.95***. For more information, please visit
A LOT less than I had expected.
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