Nikon - D810A DSLR Camera (Body Only) - Black

Capture stunning shots of the night sky with this Nikon D810A DSLR camera, which features an IR filter optimized for H-alpha red tones, resulting in arresting long-exposure astrophotography. High-definition video capture delivers crisp footage.

Memory card sold separately.

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What's Included

  • D810A DSLR Camera
  • Rechargeable lithium-ion battery (EN-EL15)
  • Battery charger (MH-25a)
  • USB cable (UC-E22)
  • Eyepiece (DK-17), strap (AN-DC16)
  • Body cap (BF-1B), monitor cover (BM-12)
  • USB and HDMI cable clips
  • Owner's manual

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Product Features

36.3-megapixel, 35.9mm x 24mm FX-format full-frame CMOS sensor

With sensor cleaning and a dust-reduction system produces high-resolution images up to 7360 x 4912 pixels.

Nikon F bayonet mount

For use with a variety of compatible Nikon lenses (not included).

3.2" TFT-LCD

With 1229K dots resolution, a 170° wide viewing angle, a virtual horizon indicator and 5-level brightness control makes it easy to compose and review shots.

High-definition video mode

Enables you to record up to 20 minutes of stunning footage with up to 1080p (1920 x 1080) at 60 fps with clear stereo sound in linear PCM format.

Also supports 1920 x 1080 resolution at 50, 30, 25 and 24 fps and 1280 x 720 resolution at 60 and 50 fps.

Unlimited continuous JPEG shooting

Allows you to quickly capture a series of photos in JPEG format, so you can create quality star-trail images that span the entire sky.

ISO 200-12,800 (expandable to 100, 25,600 or 51,200)

For shooting in most lighting conditions.

Advanced Multi-CAM 3500FX autofocus sensor

With 9-, 21- or 50-point dynamic-area, auto area, single-point, 51-point 3D tracking and group-area options, plus focus lock for sharp shots.

TTL exposure metering

With a 91,000-pixel RGB sensor provides center-weighted, matrix, spot and highlight-weighted modes.

Eye-level pentaprism single-lens reflex viewfinder

Features approximately 0.7x magnification, up to 100% horizontal and vertical frame coverage and a BriteView clear matte Mark VIII focusing screen to help you frame great shots.

Built-in flash

With flash bracketing makes it easy to create optimal lighting conditions.

IR filter optimized for H-alpha red tones

Enables you to capture clear, detailed shots of the night sky.

Electronic front curtain shutter system

Helps reduce internal vibration to promote clear images.

In-camera editing

Lets you easily create smooth, even time-lapse sequences.

Weather- and dust-sealed magnesium-alloy body

Offers rugged durability for use in challenging conditions.

2 memory card slots

Include 1 slot with support for CF format and 1 slot with support for SD, SDHC and SDXC formats, so you can store plenty of photos and videos.

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What Experts are Saying

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The analysis of all aggregated expert reviews shows that the reviewers are positive about glare, exposure, lens and color. Editors are less positive about storage and portability and have mixed opinions about sensor.
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