Nikon D6 Body Only

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Nikon D6 Body Only

  • 20.8 Megapixel Full Frame FX Sensor
  • EXPEED 6 Image Processing Engine
  • Impressive ISO 50 – 3328000 Sensitivity
  • 105 All Cross-Type AF Points
  • 14FPS with Burst Rate with AF and AE
  • 4K Video With Uncompressed HDMI Out
  • Bluetooth, Wi-Fi & 1000BASE-T Connectivity
  • Dual Card Slots with CFexpress & XQD Compatibility

Type

Single-lens reflex digital camera

Lens mount

Nikon F mount (with AF coupling and AF contacts)

Image sensor format

FX

Image sensor type

CMOS

Sensor size

35.9 mm x 23.9 mm

Total pixels

21.33 million

Dust-reduction system

Image sensor cleaning, Image Dust Off reference data (Capture NX-D software required)

Effective pixels

20.8 million

Image size (pixels)

[FX (36 x 24)] selected for image area: (L) 5568 x 3712 ( 20.7 million) (M) 4176 x 2784 ( 11.6 million) (S) 2784 x 1856 ( 5.2 million) [1.2 x (30 x 20)] selected for image area: (L) 4640 x 3088 ( 14.3 million) (M) 3472 x 2312 ( 8.0 million) (S) 2320 x 1544 ( 3.6 million) [DX (24 x 16)] selected for image area: (L) 3648 x 2432 ( 8.9 million) (M) 2736 x 1824 ( 5.0 million) (S) 1824 x 1216 ( 2.2 million) [5:4 (30 x 24)] selected for image area: (L) 4640 x 3712 ( 17.2 million) (M) 3472 x 2784 ( 9.7 million) (S) 2320 x 1856 ( 4.3 million) [1:1 (24 x 24)] selected for image area: (L) 3712 x 3712 ( 13.8 million) (M) 2784 x 2784 ( 7.8 million) (S) 1856 x 1856 ( 3.4 million) [16:9 (36 x 20)] selected for image area: (L) 5568 x 3128 ( 17.4 million) (M) 4176 x 2344 ( 9.8 million) (S) 2784 x 1560 ( 4.3 million) Photographs taken while filming movies at a frame size of 3840 x 2160: 3840 x 2160 Photographs taken while filming movies at a frame size of 1920 x 1080: 1920 x 1080 Photographs taken while filming movies at a frame size of 1280 x 720: 1280 x 720

File format

NEF (RAW): 12 or 14 bit (lossless compressed, compressed, or uncompressed); large, medium, and small available (medium and small images are recorded at a bit depth of 12 bits using lossless compression) JPEG: JPEG-Baseline compliant with fine (approx. 1:4), normal (approx. 1:8), or basic (approx. 1:16) compression; size-priority and optimal-quality compression available NEF (RAW)+JPEG: Single photograph recorded in both NEF (RAW) and JPEG formats

Picture Control system

Auto, Standard, Neutral, Vivid, Monochrome, Portrait, Landscape, Flat Creative Picture Controls (Dream, Morning, Pop, Sunday, Sombre, Dramatic, Silence, Bleached, Melancholic, Pure, Denim, Toy, Sepia, Blue, Red, Pink, Charcoal, Graphite, Binary, Carbon); selected Picture Control can be modified; storage for custom Picture Controls

Media

CFexpress (Type B) and XQD memory cards

Card slot

2 CFexpress (Type B) cards or 2 XQD cards The card in Slot 2 can be used for overflow or backup storage, for separate storage of NEF (RAW) and JPEG copies of photos taken at image quality settings of NEF (RAW) + JPEG, or to store separate copies of JPEG photos at different sizes and compression ratios; pictures can be copied between cards

File system

DCF 2.0, Exif 2.31

Viewfinder

Eye-level pentaprism single-lens reflex viewfinder

Frame coverage

FX: Approx. 100% horizontal and 100% vertical 1.2x: Approx. 97% horizontal and 97% vertical DX: Approx. 97% horizontal and 97% vertical 5:4: Approx. 97% horizontal and 100% vertical 1:1: Approx. 95% horizontal and 100% vertical 16:9: Approx. 100% horizontal and 96% vertical

Magnification

Approx. 0.72x (50 mm f/1.4 lens at infinity, -1.0 m(*1))

Eyepoint

17 mm (-1.0m(*1); from centre surface of viewfinder eyepiece lens)

Diopter adjustment

-3 to +1 m(*1)

Focusing screen

Type B BriteView Clear Matte Mark X screen (with AF-area brackets; framing grid can be displayed)

Reflex mirror

Quick return

Depth-of-field preview

Yes Pressing Pv button stops lens aperture down to value selected by user (A and M modes) or by camera (P and S modes)

Lens aperture

Instant return, electronically controlled

Compatible lenses

Types G, E, and D (some restrictions apply to PC lenses) Other AF NIKKOR lenses (excluding IX NIKKOR lenses and lenses for the F3AF) AI-P NIKKOR lenses DX lenses (using [DX (24 x 16)] image area) Non-CPU AI lenses (modes A and M only) During viewfinder photography, the electronic rangefinder can be used with lenses that have a maximum aperture of f/5.6 or faster. With lenses that have a maximum aperture of f/8 or faster, the electronic rangefinder supports 15 focus points.

Type

Electronically-controlled vertical-travel focal-plane mechanical shutter; electronic front-curtain shutter; electronic shutter

Speed

1/8000 to 30 s (choose from step sizes of 1/3, 1/2, and 1 EV, extendable to 900 s in mode M), Bulb; Time; X250

Flash sync speed

X= 1/250 s; synchronizes with shutter at 1/250 s or slower Auto FP high-speed sync supported

Modes

S (single frame), CL (continuous low speed), CH (continuous high speed), Q (quiet shutter-release), Self-timer, MUP (mirror up)

Approximate frame advance rate

Up to 14 fps CL: 1 to 10 fps CH: 10 to 14 fps Q: 1 to 5 fps

Self-timer

2 s, 5 s, 10 s, 20 s; 1 to 9 exposures at intervals of 0.5, 1, 2, or 3 s

Metering system

Viewfinder photography: TTL exposure metering using RGB sensor with approximately 180K (180,000) pixels Live view: TTL exposure metering performed by image sensor

Metering mode

Matrix: 3D colour matrix metering III (type G, E, and D lenses); colour matrix metering III (other CPU lenses); colour matrix metering available with non-CPU lenses if user provides lens data Centre-weighted: Weight of 75% given to 12 mm circle in centre of frame; diameter of circle can be changed to 8, 15, or 20 mm, or weighting can be based on average of entire frame (non-CPU and AF-S Fisheye NIKKOR 8–15mm f/3.5– 4.5E ED lenses use 12-mm circle) Spot: Meters circle approximately 4 mm in diameter (about 1.5% of frame) centred on selected focus point (on centre focus point when non-CPU or AF-S Fisheye NIKKOR 8–15mm f/3.5–4.5E ED lens is used) Highlight-weighted: Available with type G, E, and D lenses

Range*

Matrix or centre-weighted metering: -3 to +20 EV Spot metering: 2 to 20 EV Highlight-weighted metering: 0 to 20 EV * Figures are for ISO 100 and f/1.4 lens at 20 °C/68 °F

Exposure meter coupling

CPU, AI

Mode

P (programmed auto with flexible program); S (shutter-priority auto); A (aperture-priority auto); M (manual)

Exposure compensation

–5 to +5 EV; -3 to +3 EV when filming movies (choose from step sizes of 1/3, 1/2, and 1 EV)

Exposure lock

Luminosity locked at detected value

ISO sensitivity (Recommended Exposure Index)

ISO 100 to 102400 (choose from step sizes of 1/3, 1/2, and 1 EV); can also be set to approx. 0.3, 0.5, 0.7, or 1 EV (ISO 50 equivalent) below ISO 100 or to approx. 0.3, 0.5, 0.7, 1, 2, 3, 4, or 5 EV (ISO 3280000 equivalent) above ISO 102400; auto ISO sensitivity control available

Active D-Lighting

Can be selected from Auto, Extra high +2, Extra high +1, High, Normal, Low, and Off

Type

Viewfinder photography: TTL phase-detection; 105 focus points, all of which are cross-type sensors and 15 of which support f/8; detection performed by Multi-CAM 37K autofocus sensor module; autofocus fine-tuning supported Live view: Contrast-detect AF available at all points in frame; focus point selected by camera when face detection or subject-tracking is used

Detection Range

-4.5 to +20 EV (ISO 100, 20 °C/68 °F)

Lens servo

Single-servo AF (AF-S), continuous-servo AF (AF-C; predictive focus tracking activated automatically according to subject status), full-time AF (AF-F; available only during live view and movie recording) Manual focus (M): Electronic rangefinder can be used

Focus points

105 focus points (number available for selection in viewfinder photography can be chosen from 105, 27, and 15)

AF-area mode

Viewfinder photography: Single-point AF; 9-, 25-, 49-, or 105- point dynamic-area AF; 3D-tracking; group-area AF; group-area AF (C1); group-area AF (C2); auto-area AF Live view: Face-detection AF, wide-area AF, normal-area AF, subject-tracking AF

Focus lock

Focus can be locked by pressing shutter-release button halfway (single-servo AF/AF-S) or by pressing the centre of the sub-selector

Control

TTL flash control using RGB sensor with approximately 180K (180,000) pixels: i-TTL flash control; i-TTL balanced fill-flash for digital SLR is used with matrix, centre-weighted, and highlight-weighted metering, standard i-TTL fill-flash for digital SLR with spot metering

Mode

Front-curtain sync, red-eye reduction, slow sync, red-eye reduction with slow sync, rear-curtain sync, off

Flash compensation

–3 to +1 EV (choose from step sizes of 1/3, 1/2 and 1 EV)

Flash-ready indicator

Lights when optional flash unit is fully charged; flashes after flash is fired at full output

Accessory shoe

ISO 518 hot-shoe with sync and data contacts and safety lock

Nikon Creative Lighting System (CLS)

i-TTL flash control, radio-controlled Advanced Wireless Lighting, optical Advanced Wireless Lighting, modelling illumination, FV lock, Colour Information Communication, auto FP high-speed sync, AF-assist for multi-area AF (viewfinder photography), unified flash control

Sync terminal

ISO 519 sync terminal with locking thread

White balance

Auto (3 types), natural light auto, direct sunlight, cloudy, shade, incandescent, fluorescent (7 types), flash, choose colour temperature (2500 K to 10,000 K), present manual (up to 6 values can be stored, spot white balance measurement available during live view), all with fine-tuning

Bracketing types

Exposure and/or flash, white balance, and ADL

Modes

Photo live view, Movie live view

Metering system

TTL metering using camera image sensor

Metering mode

Matrix, centre-weighted, or highlight-weighted

Frame size (pixels) and frame rate

3840 x 2160 (4K UHD); 30p (progressive), 25p, 24p 1920 x 1080; 60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, 24p 1280 x 720: 60p, 50p 1920 x 1080 crop: 60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, 24p * Actual frame rates for 60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, and 24p are 59.94, 50, 29.97, 25, and 23.976 fps respectively * Quality selection available at all sizes except 3840 x 2160, when quality is fixed at high

File format

MOV, MP4

Video compression

H.264/MPEG-4 Advanced Video Coding

Audio recording format

Linear PCM (for movies recorded in MOV format), AAC (for movies recorded in MP4 format)

Audio recording device

Built-in stereo or external microphone with attenuator option; sensitivity adjustable

ISO sensitivity (Recommended Exposure Index)

Mode M: Manual selection (ISO 100 to 102400; choose from step sizes of 1/3, 1/2, and 1 EV) with additional options available equivalent to approximately 0.3, 0.5, 0.7, 1, 2, 3, 4, or 5 EV (ISO 3280000 equivalent) above ISO 102400; auto ISO sensitivity control (ISO 100 to Hi 5) available with selectable upper limit Modes P, S, and A: Auto ISO sensitivity control (ISO 100 to Hi 5) with selectable upper limit

Active D-Lighting

Can be selected from Extra high, High, Normal, Low, and Off

Other options

Time-lapse movie recording, electronic vibration reduction, time codes

Monitor size

8 -cm ( 3.2 –in.)

Monitor resolution

Approx. 2359 k-dot (XGA) TFT touch-sensitive LCD with 170 ° viewing angle, approximately 100% frame coverage, 11-level manual brightness adjustment, and colour balance control

Playback

Full-frame and thumbnail (4, 9, or 72 images) playback with playback zoom, playback zoom cropping, movie playback, photo and/or movie slide shows, histogram display, highlights, photo information, location data display, picture rating, auto image rotation, index marking, voice memo input and playback, and IPTC information embedding and display

USB connector

Type C USB connector (SuperSpeed USB); connection to built-in USB port is recommended

HDMI output connector

Type C HDMI connector

Audio input

Stereo mini-pin jack (3.5 mm diameter; plug-in power supported)

Audio output

Stereo mini-pin jack (3.5 mm diameter)

Ten-pin remote terminal

Built-in (can be used with MC-30A/MC-36A remote cords and other optional accessories)

Ethernet connector

RJ-45 connector Standards: IEEE 802.3ab (1000BASE-T)/IEEE 802.3u (100BASE-TX)/IEEE 802.3 (10BASE-T) Data rates : 10/100/1000 Mbps with auto detect Port: 1000BASE-T/100BASE-TX/10BASE-T (AUTOMDIX) * Maximum logical data rates according to IEEE standard; actual rates may differ.

Peripheral connector

For WT-6

Wi-Fi Africa, Asia (except China, Japan, Korea), Middle East, Oceania

• IEEE 802.11b/g/n 2412 to 2462 MHz (channel 11) 2.4 GHz band: 2.9 dBm Open system, WPA2-PSK

Bluetooth

Bluetooth Specification Version 4.2 Bluetooth: 2402 to 2480 MHz Bluetooth Low Energy: 2402 to 2480 MHz Bluetooth: 1.3 dBm Bluetooth Low Energy: -0.2 dB

Range (line of sight)

Approximately 10 m (32 ft) * Without interference. Range may vary with signal strength and presence or absence of obstacles.

Supported GNS systems

GPS (USA), GLONASS (Russia), QZSS (Japan)

Data acquired

Latitude, longitude, altitude, UTC (Universal Coordinated Time)

Clock synchronization

Camera clock can be set to time acquired via GNSS

Track logs

NMEA-compliant

Log interval

15 s, 30 s, 1 min., 2 min., 5 min.

Maximum log recording time

6, 12, or 24 hours

Log deletion

Supported

Battery

One EN-EL18c rechargeable Li-ion battery* * EN-EL18b/EN-EL18a/EN-EL18 batteries can also be used. Note, however, that fewer pictures can be taken on a single charge with an EN-EL18 than with an EN-EL18c/EN-EL18b/EN-EL18a.

AC adapter

EH-6c AC adapter; requires EP-6 power connector (available separately)

Tripod socket

1/4–in. (ISO 1222)

Dimensions (W x H x D)

Approx. 160 x 163 x 92 mm

Weight

Approx. 1450g with battery and two CFexpress memory cards but without body cap and accessory shoe cover; approx. 1270g (camera body only)

Operating environment

Temperature: 0°C to 40°C
Humidity: 85% or less (no condensation)

  • Nikon D6 DSLR Camera Body
  • BF-1B Body Cap
  • BS-3 Accessory Shoe Cover
  • EN-EL18c Rechargeable Li-ion Battery
  • MH-26a Battery Charger
  • Power Cable
  • HDMI/USB Cable Clip
  • UC-E24 USB Cable
  • AN-DC22 Strap

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