Nikon D5300 Manual





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Nikon D5300 Specifications


Type of camera

Nikon F mount (with AF contacts)

Lens mount

Nikon DX format; focal length equivalent to approx. 1.5x that of lenses with FX-format angle of view

Effective angle of view

24.2 million

Effective pixels

24.78 million

Image sensor

Image sensor cleaning, Image Dust Off reference data
(optional Capture NX 2 software required)

Image sensor

  • 6000 x 4000 [L]
  • 4496 x 3000 [M]
  • 2992 x 2000 [S]

Total pixels

  • NEF (RAW): 12 or 14 bit, compressed
  • JPEG: JPEG-Baseline compliant with fine (approx. 1:4), normal (approx. 1:8), or basic (approx. 1:16) compression
  • NEF (RAW)+JPEG: Single photograph recorded in both NEF (RAW) and JPEG formats

File format

Eye-level pentamirror single-lens reflex viewfinder

Picture Control system

Approx. 95% horizontal and 95% vertical

Media

Approx. 0.82x (50 mm f/1.4 lens at infinity, -1.0 m-1)

File system

18 mm (-1.0 m-1; from center surface of viewfinder eyepiece lens)

Viewfinder

-1.7 to +1.0 m-1

Viewfinder

Type B BriteView Clear Matte Mark VII screen

Magnification

Instant return, electronically controlled

Eyepoint

Autofocus is available with AF-S and AF-I lenses. Autofocus is not available with other type G and D lenses, AF lenses (IX NIKKOR and lenses for the F3AF are not supported), and AI-P lenses. Non-CPU lenses can be used in mode , but the camera exposure meter will not function; the electronic rangefinder can be used with lenses that have a maximum aperture of f/5.6 or faster

Diopter adjustment

Electronically controlled vertical-travel focal-plane shutter

Focusing screen

1/4000 to 30 s in steps of 1/3 or 1/2 EV, bulb, time

Reflex mirror

X=1/200 s; synchronizes with shutter at 1/200 s or slower

Lens aperture

(single frame), (continuous low speed), (continuous high speed), (quiet shutter release), (self-timer), (delayed remote; ML-L3), (quick-response remote; ML-L3), interval timer photography supported

Lens

  • Up to 3 fps
  • Up to 5 fps (JPEG and 12-bit NEF/RAW) or 4 fps (14-bit NEF/RAW)
    Note: Frame rates assume continuous-servo AF, manual or shutter priority auto exposure, a shutter speed of 1/250 s or faster, Release selected for Custom Setting a1 (AF-C priority selection), and other settings at default values

Compatible lenses

2 s, 5 s, 10 s, 20 s; 1 to 9 exposures

Shutter

TTL exposure metering using 2016-pixel RGB sensor

Type

  • Matrix: 3D color matrix metering II (type G, E and D lenses); color matrix metering II (other CPU lenses)
  • Center-weighted: Weight of 75% given to 8-mm circle in center of frame
  • Spot: Meters 3.5-mm circle (about 2.5% of frame) centered on selected focus point

Speed

  • Matrix or center-weighted metering: 0 to 20 EV
  • Spot metering: 2 to 20 EV

Flash sync speed

CPU

Release

Auto modes (auto; auto [flash off]); programmed auto with flexible program (); shutter-priority auto (); aperture-priority auto (); manual (); scene modes ( portrait; landscape; child; sports; close up; night portrait; night landscape; party/indoor; beach/snow; sunset; dusk/dawn; pet portrait; candlelight; blossom; autumn colors; food); special effects modes ( night vision; color sketch; toy camera effect; miniature effect; selective color; silhouette; high key; low key; HDR painting)

Release modes

Can be adjusted by -5 to +5 EV in increments of 1/3 or 1/2 EV in , , and modes

Frame advance rate

3 shots in steps of 1/3 or 1/2 EV

Self-timer

Luminosity locked at detected value with () button

Exposure

ISO 100 to 12800 in steps of 1/3 EV. Can also be set to approx. 0.3, 0.7, or 1 EV
(ISO 25600 equivalent) above ISO 12800; auto ISO sensitivity control available

Metering Method

2 shots

Range (ISO 100, f/1.4 lens, 20°C/68°F)

Nikon Multi-CAM 4800DX autofocus sensor module with TTL phase detection, 39 focus points (including 9 cross-type sensor), and AF-assist illuminator (range approx. 0.5 to 3 m/1 ft 8 in. to 9 ft 10 in.)

Exposure Modes

  • Autofocus (AF): Single-servo AF (AF-S); continuous-servo AF (AF-C); auto AF-S/AF-C selection (AF-A); predictive focus tracking activated automatically according to subject status
  • Manual focus (MF): Electronic rangefinder can be used

Exposure bracketing

Single-point AF, 9-, 21- or 39-point dynamic-area AF, 3D-tracking, auto-area AF

Exposure lock

Focus can be locked by pressing shutter-release button halfway (single-servo AF) or by pressing () button

ISO sensitivity (Recommended Exposure Index)

, , , , , , , , : Auto flash with auto pop-up
, , , , : Manual pop-up with button release

Active D-Lighting

Approx. 12/39, 13/43 with manual flash (m/ft, ISO 100, 20°C/68°F)

ADL bracketing

TTL: i-TTL flash control using 2016-pixel RGB sensor is available with built-in flash and SB-910, SB-900, SB-800, SB-700, SB-600, SB-400 or SB-300; i-TTL balanced fill-flash for digital SLR is used with matrix and center-weighted metering, standard i-TTL flash for digital SLR with spot metering

Focus

Auto, auto with red-eye reduction, auto slow sync, auto slow sync with red-eye reduction, fill-flash, red-eye reduction, slow sync, slow sync with red-eye reduction, rear-curtain with slow sync, rear-curtain sync, off

Detection range

Lights when built-in flash or optional flash unit is fully charged; flashes after flash is fired at full output

Lens servo

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

Focus point

Advanced Wireless Lighting supported with SB-910, SB-900, SB-800 or SB-700 as a master flash or SU-800 as commander; Flash Color Information Communication supported with all CLS-compatible flash units

AF-area modes

AS-15 Sync Terminal Adapter (available separately)

Focus lock

Auto, incandescent, fluorescent (7 types), direct sunlight, flash, cloudy, shade, preset manual, all except preset manual with fine-tuning

Flash

3 shots in steps of 1

Built-in flash

  • Autofocus (AF): Single-servo AF (AF-S); full-time servo AF (AF-F)
  • Manual focus (MF)

Flash modes

Available in and modes

Flash compensation

D-Lighting, Red-eye correction, Trim, Monochrome, Filter effects, Color balance, Image overlay, NEF(RAW) processing, Resize, Quick retouch, Straighten, Distortion control, Fisheye, Color outline, Color sketch, Perspective control, Miniature effect, Selective color, Edit movie, Side-by-side comparison

Flash-ready indicator

TTL exposure metering using main image sensor

Accessory shoe

Matrix

Nikon Creative Lighting System (CLS)

  • 1920 x 1080; 60p (progressive)/50p/30p/25p/24p, ★high/normal
  • 1280 x 720; 60p/50p, ★high/normal
  • 640 x 424; 30p/25p, ★high/normal
  •  Frame rates of 30p (actual frame rate 29.97 fps) and 60p (actual frame rate 59.94 fps) are available when NTSC is selected for video mode; 25p and 50p are available when PAL is selected for video mode; actual frame rate when 24p is selected is 23.976 fps

Sync terminal

MOV

White balance

H.264/MPEG-4 Advanced Video Coding

White balance bracketing

Built-in or external stereo microphone; sensitivity adjustable

Live View

29 min. 59 s (20 min. in 1920 x 1080; 60p/50p, 3 min. in miniature mode)

Lens servo

ISO 100 to 12800; can also be set to approx. 0.3, 0.7, or 1 EV (ISO 25600 equivalent) above ISO 12800

AF-area modes

8.1-cm/3.2-in.(3:2), approx. 1037k-dot (720 x 480 x 3 = 1,036,800 dots), vari-angle TFT monitor with 170° viewing angle, approx. 100% frame coverage, and brightness adjustment

Autofocus

Full-frame and thumbnail (4, 12, or 80 images or calendar) playback with playback zoom, movie playback, photo and/or movie slide shows, histogram display, highlights, auto image rotation picture rating, and image comment (up to 36 characters)

Automatic scene selection

Hi-Speed USB

Retouch menu

NTSC, PAL

Metering

  • Wireless remote controllers: WR-1, WR-R10 (available separately)
  • Remote cord: MC-DC2 (available separately)
  • GPS units: GP-1/GP-1A (available separately)

Metering Method

Stereo mini-pin jack (3.5-mm diameter); supports optional ME-1 Stereo Microphone

Frame size (pixels) and frame rate

IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g

File format

  • IEEE 802.11b: DSSS/CCK
  • IEEE 802.11g: OFDM

Video compression

2412 to 2462 MHz (channels 1 to 11)

Audio recording format

Approximately 30 m/98 ft (assumes no interference; range may vary with signal strength and presence or absence of obstacles)

Audio recording device

54 Mbps; maximum logical data rates according to IEEE standard; Actual rates may differ

Maximum length

  • Authentication: Open system, WPA2-PSK
  • Encryption: AES

ISO sensitivity

Supports WPS

Monitor

Infrastructure

Monitor

1575.42 MHz (C/A code)

Playback

WGS84

Playback

Arabic, Bengali, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese (Portugal and Brazil), Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Tamil, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese

Interface

One EN-EL14a Rechargeable Li-ion Battery

USB

EH-5b AC Adapter; requires EP-5A Power Connector (available separately)

Video output

1/4 in. (ISO 1222)

HDMI output

Approx. 125 x 98 x 76 mm (49.2 x 3.9 x 3 in.)

Accessory terminal

Approx. 530 g/1 lb 2.7 oz with battery and memory card but without body cap; approx. 480 g/1 lb 0.9 oz (camera body only)

Audio input

0 to 40°C/32 to 104°F

Wireless

85% or less (no condensation)

Standards

EN-EL14a Rechargeable Li-ion Battery, MH-24 Battery Charger, DK-5 Eyepiece Cap, DK-25 Rubber Eyecup, UC-E17 USB Cable, EG-CP16 Audio Video Cable, AN-DC3 Camera Strap, BF-1B Body Cap, BS-1 Accessory Shoe Cover, ViewNX 2 CD-ROM

Communications protocols

Operating frequency

Range (line of sight)

Data rate

Security

Wireless setup

Access protocols

Location data

Receiving frequency

Geodesics