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Nikon D200 BODY Digital Camera (discontinued by manufacturer)

by Nikon
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22 customer reviews)

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  • Autofocus: Yes
  • Battery Model: Camera Specific Powerpacks
  • Battery Type: Nikon EN-EL3e
  • Bluetooth: No
  • Built-in Flash: Yes
  • CD-R / CD-RW: No
  • Camera Resolution Heigth in Pixel: 2592
  • Camera Resolution Width in Pixel: 3872
  • Changeable Lens: Yes
  • Chip Type: CCD
  • Compact Flash Card: Yes
  • Depth in mm: 74
  • Digital Zoom (Ratio): 1
  • Effective Pixel (in Megapixel): 10.2
  • Height (mm): 113
  • Image Stabiliser: No
  • LCD Monitor Resolution in Pixel: 230000
  • LCD Monitor Size in Inch: 2.5
  • Longest Shutter Speed: 30s
  • Longest Shutter Speed in s: 30s
  • MP3 Playback: No
  • Maximum Pixel (in Megapixel): 10.92
  • Memory Stick / Memory Stick Pro: No
  • Memory Stick Duo / Duo Pro: No
  • Memory Type: Internal + External
  • Micro Drive: Yes
  • Mini Secure Digital Card: No
  • Movie / Voice Recording: No
  • Multimedia Card: No
  • PC Card: No
  • Photo Resolution Height in Pixel: 2592
  • Photo Resolution Heigth in Pixel: 2592
  • Photo Resolution Width in Pixel: 3872
  • PictBridge: No
  • RAW Format: Yes
  • Range Finder Type: Optical / Electronic Viewfinder + LCD
  • Reduced Size Multimedia Card: No
  • Resolution Heigth in Pixel: 2592
  • Resolution Width in Pixel: 3872
  • SLR / Compact: SLR
  • Secure Digital Card: No
  • Secure Digital High Capacity Card (SDHC): No
  • Sensor Size: 23,6 x 15,8 mm
  • Serial Shot Mode: No
  • Shortest Shutter Speed: 1/8000s
  • Shortest Shutter Speed in s: 1/8000s
  • Size of Internal Memory in MB: unknown
  • Smart Media Card: No
  • Transflash Card: No
  • Weight in Grams: 832
  • WiFi Connectivity: No
  • Width (mm): 147
  • XD Card: No
  • Zoom Type: Not Applicable
  • microSD/ TransFlash Card: No
There is a newer model of this item:
Nikon D300S Digital SLR Camera Body Only (12.3MP) 3 inch LCD Nikon D300S Digital SLR Camera Body Only (12.3MP) 3 inch LCD 4.8 out of 5 stars (35)
999.00
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Product details

  • Product Dimensions: 7.4 x 14.7 x 11.3 cm ; 930 g
  • Boxed-product Weight: 2 Kg
  • Batteries Lithium Metal batteries required.
  • Item model number: D200
  • ASIN: B000CDG4UK
  • Date first available at Amazon.co.uk: 1 Jan 2001
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 58,422 in Electronics (See Top 100 in Electronics)

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Product Description

Manufacturer's Description

Nikon's new prestigious D200 is ideal for those looking for a camera to bridge the gap between the professional and the entry level Digital SLRs. The D200 delivers the incomparable quality of professional pictures whilst offering exceptional versatility, creative responsiveness, accuracy and full manual control. The D200 is the perfect camera for the semi-professional and freelancer who want an affordable SLR that integrates the right portion of diversity, quality and reliability of Nikon's professional high-end models.

Product Description

The Nikon D200 DSLR promises an extremely satisfying shooting experience, with a winning combination of quality, performance, construction and advanced system features. Employing a newly developed 10.2 effective megapixel Nikon DX Format CCD image sensor, the D200 captures images with remarkable resolution and clarity.


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30 of 30 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Pro camera at prosumer price 30 July 2007
By Mo VINE VOICE
I recently bought this camera after my Nikon D2H started to develop a fault. I have been very impressed with this camera as it is almost the same as the top-end Nikon cameras like D2H & D2x difference being its not fast as the D2H (8fps) or powerful as D2X (12.4mp) or has the shooting capacity (800 shots), and body shape both of which have verical grip but all other features and controls are present.
It is bulit superbly, with sturdy ergonomics and the feel of robustness that gives the user the confidence of longevity.
The camera is packed full of features, too many to go through here, but I love the control placements, access, large screen, comfortable grip, and 5fps burst.
I use my camera for sport, wedding and event photography and it has proved itself easily.

I also have a D80 which i use as a 2nd body, this too shares a lot of features like the D200, but is no way near as sturdy or fast, although it is easier to use at times. The D80 does have better scrolling using the jog dialswhich makes going through pictures in preview mode much easier.
I would recommend good optics, Nikon is renowned for having excellent optics, but at the higher end of the scale these are expensive. I would also suggest buy external flash gun (Nikon SB800) additional cells and a good qulaity camera bag.
I have been a Nikon man for a while and whilst the Canon camera package is good, I doubt I can convert myself over especially at this range of the price bracket, there really is not a DSLR that is so talented.
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87 of 89 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Magnificent!!! 25 Feb 2006
By S. Broadbent VINE VOICE
I upgraded from the Nikon D70 to the D200 and I am knocked out by it.
The build quality is superb and the feel of the camera in your hands is great. The controls and menu system are intuitive. The resolution and detail is brilliant, noticably superior to the D70 and certainly capable of enlarging to poster size with vivid detail. In fact unless you have a very specialised need I cannot see why you could poosibly require more. The metering system is very accurate under virtually all circumstances and the inclusion of a multiple exposure (and image overlay) feature means I can't find anything you could do with a film camera that the D200 cannot do, (including black & white).
Also having researched this camera against the D2X for the price tag there is no contest in my opinion.<it is a lot to pay (and took a lot of careful thought and consideration) but this camera is worth every penny.
For the older photographers out there that remember the Canon A-1, I think this camera is a similar groundbreaker.
So far I cannot pick fault with it and am very pleased I spent the money. If you can afford it do not hesitate to buy this camera. That is why I decided to take the time to write this review.
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66 of 68 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Actually astonishing value for money... trust me 25 May 2006
This is only my 6th camera purchase in 45 years. Brownie 127, Zenith E, Miranda Sensomat, Olympus OM1, and for the last 6 years, an Olympus 1.3Mp digital snapshot camera. If you're similarly inclined, and if you've found yourself taking great digital pictures at lousy quality over the past few years, then reward yourself now. This is, as my kids would say, an absolutely awesome piece of kit. The build quality needs to be felt to be understood, and the ergonomic design is outstanding. The vast array of functions seems daunting at first, but the buttons and control wheels are so amazingly well placed that this camera will become a natural extension to your hands and eye in no time at all. Straight out of the box, with everything set to auto, I took a picture to die for on the first outing. Lens quality - even the cheap basic 18-70 - is terrific. Autofocus 'just works', exposure metering hasn't let me down yet, and the ability to work with all modes down to full manual is well laid out and easy to switch in a hurry. The TTL Flash gives this an intelligent flash which I have hardly stretched yet, but looks good indeed. Various comments about battery life, but to me shooting a 2Gb CF card with 320 fine quality large JPG images is adequate on one charge. Spare battery would be a useful purchase though.

Quite simply, if you're thinking of spending 600 on a plastic DSLR, spending double the money on a magnesium alloy gem as well designed and engineered as this is a no brainer. Go on - you deserve it!
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28 of 29 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars I bought 2 29 May 2007
By Paul Hodgson VINE VOICE
not bragging honest!

I'm a pro photographer and bought these cameras to complement my growing equipment stash and have been very pleased with the results.

Buyer beware though - the manual doesn't make for a straight forward read. instead spend a little more cash and by the Thom Hogan cd book from [...]

Once you understand the camera you'll adore it.

PS...if you plan on shooting in available light with high iso settings then I'd think of buying perhaps a full frame Canon (5D or 1Dsmk2) but they're significantly more expensive.

Mostly though this camera feels just right in your hands - it feels like it's made from top quality materials and the engine inside has more configurations than you'll ultimately need. Buy some image software to accompany the D200 and you'll be set for life (well, until the next gen of cameras raise the bar higher).

Software I'd recommend -

catalogue you digital library everytime - Adobe Lightroom will do that and much more.

For significant image alterations absolutely recommend...

Adobe CS2 or CS3. For most CS2 will start sell for less with the introduction of CS3 but will be more than most will need. If you have the money - CS3, if not, find a copy of CS2 but Lightroom is where I'd begin.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Old but good
Brought one of these a few weeks ago, as I wanted a body with a built in focus motor, it's paired with a d5100. Read more
Published 1 month ago by A. Garfield
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent Buy.
An excellent example of a great older camer. Still perfectly adequate for most uses, and many good supporting reviews of it's quality and capability. Read more
Published 8 months ago by J. Woodhead
5.0 out of 5 stars Nikon D200 body - still excellent 8 years on
Just bought one of these second hand with a mere 10000 shutter activations, a clean sensor and boxed for 179.00! Read more
Published 8 months ago by Andrew Lewis
3.0 out of 5 stars The seller was great
The seller was lovely and delivery was swift.

my only problem was with the camera. It hasn't served me too well while it has been in my possession. Read more
Published 16 months ago by Nicola
5.0 out of 5 stars My new D200 Body
Really impressed by the quick supply, description was also spot on ( as it is just like new), the camera itself is sick ! Read more
Published 18 months ago by john cawley
5.0 out of 5 stars D200 Nikon camera body from 123photographs
Excellent service, delivered two days after ordering and exactly as specified. I wish you the same satisfaction as I have!
Published on 16 Sep 2011 by Mr. Stanley C. Graham
5.0 out of 5 stars A Mighty Camera
I got a d200 secondhand last year and after a month of working with it and getting the lens and lighting right,I can't find much fault with the d200. Read more
Published on 5 Mar 2011 by Mr. S.Mul
5.0 out of 5 stars Absolutely Superb
I've owned a Nikon D200 for a little over a year now, after trading up from a Nikon D70. It is an amazingly good camera. I love it. Read more
Published on 18 Sep 2010 by Roger
5.0 out of 5 stars D200 - wow!
I've been wanting to upgrade from my D50 for a while now - but I didn't want to shell out too much. The D200 is a tremendous improvement. Read more
Published on 4 Aug 2010 by metalplaster
5.0 out of 5 stars Choice of lenses
Other reviewers have covered the picture quality this camera can provide. I would just add that it is one of the few digital bodies which can take manual focus (ai, ais) lenses and... Read more
Published on 20 Jan 2010 by F. Merritt
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