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Nikon D5100 16.2 Megapixel Digital SLR Camera With 18mm-55mm Lens - 25478

Abt Model: D5100KIT | UPC Code: 018208254781
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Nikon D5100 16.2 Megapixel Digital SLR Camera With 18mm-55mm Lens, Model D5100KIT

Stimulate your creativity. The NIKON D5100 offers a host of new photographic and video tools that deliver superior performance and exceptional image quality with surprising versatility. With 16.2 megapixels, a swivel Vari-Angle LCD monitor, full HD movie capabilities, new EFFECTS Mode and new HDR setting, you hold the power and performance to capture beautiful moments and the freedom to get creative.


  • High Resolution 16.2 MP DX-format CMOS sensor
  • 3”, 921,000-dot Super-Density horizontal type Vari-Angle LCD Monitor
  • In-camera Special Effects Mode
  • In-camera HDR (High Dynamic Range)
  • Stunning Full 1080p HD Movies with Full Time Autofocus
  • Split-second Shutter Response
  • Fast 11-point Autofocus System
  • ISO sensitivity 100-6400, expandable to ISO 25,600 equivalent
  • EXPEED 2 image processing engine
  • Scene Recognition System
  • Nikon 420-pixel RGB 3D Color Matrix Metering II
  • 16 Automatic Exposure Scene Modes
  • Active D-Lighting
  • Built-in Speedlight flash with i-TTL
  • Picture Control
  • Automatic Image Sensor Cleaning
  • Efficient EN-EL14 Battery
  • Built-in HDMI Connection


  • Type: Single-lens reflex digital camera
  • Lens mount: Nikon F mount (with AF contacts)
  • Effective Pixels: 16.2 million
  • Image sensor: 23.6 x 15.6 mm CMOS sensor
  • Total pixels: 16.9 million
  • Dust-reduction system: Image Sensor Cleaning, Airflow Control System, Image Dust Off reference data (optional Capture NX 2 software required)


  • Image size (pixels):
    • 4,928 x 3,264 [L]
    • 3,696 x 2,448 [M]
    • 2,464 x 1,632 [S]
  • File format:
    • NEF (RAW): 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
  • Picture Control System: Standard, Neutral, Vivid, Monochrome, Portrait, Landscape; selected Picture Control can be modified; storage for custom Picture Controls
  • Media: SD (Secure Digital), SDHC and SDXC memory cards
  • File system: DCF (Design Rule for Camera File System) 2.0, DPOF (Digital Print Order Format), Exif 2.3 (Exchangeable Image File Format for Digital Still Cameras), PictBridge


  • Viewfinder: Eye-level pentamirror single-lens reflex viewfinder
  • Frame coverage: Approx. 95% horizontal and 95% vertical
  • Magnification: Approx. 0.78 x (50 mm f/1.4 lens at infinity, -1.0 m-1)
  • Eyepoint: 17.9 mm (-1.0 m-1)
  • Diopter adjustment: -1.7 to +0.7 m-1
  • Focusing screen: Type B BriteView Clear Matte Mark VII screen
  • Reflex mirror: Quick return
  • Lens aperture: Instant return, electronically controlled


  • Compatible lenses:
    • 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 M but the camera exposure meter will not function Note: The electronic rangefinder can be used with lenses that have a maximum aperture of f/5.6 or faster


  • Type: Electronically-controlled vertical-travel focal-plane shutter
  • Speed: 1/4000 to 30 s in steps of 1/3 or 1/2 EV, Bulb; Time (requires optional Remote Control ML-L3)
  • Flash sync speed: X = 1/200 s; synchronizes with shutter at 1/200 s or slower


  • Release mode: (single frame), (continuous), (self-timer), (delayed remote), (quick-response remote), (quiet shutter release)
  • Frame advance rate: Up to 4 fps (manual focus, mode M or S, shutter speed 1/250 s or faster, and other settings at default values)
  • Self-timer: 2 s, 5 s, 10 s, 20 s; 1 to 9 exposures


  • Metering: TTL exposure metering using 420-pixel RGB sensor
  • Metering method:
    • Matrix: 3D color matrix metering II (type G 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
  • Range:(ISO 100, f/1.4 lens, 20°C/68°F):
    • Matrix or center-weighted metering: 0 to 20 EV
    • Spot metering: 2 to 20 EV
  • Exposure meter coupling: CPU
  • Mode: Auto modes ( auto; auto [flash off]), programmed auto with flexible program (P), shutter-priority auto (S), aperture-priority auto (A), manual (M), 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; miniature effect; selective color; silhouette; high key; low key)
  • Exposure compensation: -5 to +5 EV in increments of 1/3 or 1/2 EV
  • Exposure bracketing: 3 frames in steps of 1/3 or 1/2 EV
  • Exposure lock: Luminosity locked at detected value with AE-L/AF-L button
  • ISO sensitivity (Recommended Exposure Index): ISO 100 to 6400 in steps of 1/3 EV; can also be set to approx. 0.3, 0.7, 1 or 2 EV (ISO 25600 equivalent) above ISO 6400; auto ISO sensitivity control available
  • Active D-Lighting: Auto, extra high, high, normal, low, off
  • ADL bracketing: 2 frames


  • Autofocus: Nikon Multi-CAM 1000 autofocus sensor module with TTL phase detection, 11 focus points (including one cross-type sensor) and AF-assist illuminator (range approx. 0.5 to 3 m/1 ft. 8 in. to 9 ft. 10 in.)
  • Detection range: -1 to +19 EV (ISO 100, 20°C/68°F)
  • Lens servo:
    • 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
  • Focus point: Can be selected from 11 focus points
  • AF-area mode: Single-point AF, dynamic-area AF, auto-area AF, 3D-tracking (11 points)
  • Focus lock: Focus can be locked by pressing shutter-release button halfway (single-servo AF) or by pressing AE-L/AF-L button


  • Built-in flash: Auto flash with auto pop-up P, S, A, M,: Manual pop-up with button release
  • Guide number: Approx. 12/39, 13/43 with manual flash (m/ft., ISO 100, 20°C/68°F)
  • Flash control:
    • TTL: i-TTL balanced fill-flash and standard i-TTL flash for digital SLR using 420-pixel RGB sensor are available with built-in flash, SB-900, SB-800, SB-700, SB-600 or SB-400 (i-TTL balanced fill-flash is available when matrix or center-weighted metering is selected)
    • Auto aperture: Available with SB-900/SB-800 and CPU lens
    • Non-TTL auto: Supported flash units include SB-900, SB-800, SB-80DX, SB-28DX, SB-28, SB-27 and SB-22S
    • Distance-priority manual: Available with SB-900, SB-800 and SB-700
  • Flash mode: 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
  • Flash compensation: -3 to +1 EV in increments of 1/3 or 1/2 EV
  • Flash-ready indicator: Lights when built-in flash or optional flash unit such as SB-900, SB-800, SB-700, SB-600 or SB-400 is fully charged; blinks for 3 s 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): Advanced Wireless Lighting supported with SB-900, SB-800 or SB-700 as a master flash, or SU-800 as commander; Flash Color Information Communication supported with built-in flash and all CLS-compatible flash units
  • Sync terminal: Sync Terminal Adapter AS-15 (available separately)

White Balance

  • White balance: Auto, incandescent, fluorescent (7 types), direct sunlight, flash, cloudy, shade, preset manual, all except preset manual with fine tuning
  • White balance bracketing: 3 frames in steps of 1

Live View

  • Lens servo: Autofocus (AF): Single-servo AF (AF-S); full-time-servo AF (AF-F) Manual focus (MF)
  • AF-area mode: Face-priority AF, wide-area AF, normal-area AF, subject-tracking AF
  • Autofocus: Contrast-detect AF anywhere in frame (camera selects focus point automatically when face-priority AF or subject-tracking AF is selected)
  • Automatic scene selection: Available in and modes


  • Metering: TTL exposure metering using main image sensor
  • Metering method: Matrix
  • Frame size (pixels) and frame rate:
    • 1,920 x 1,080, 30p/25p/24p, ? high/normal
    • 1,280 x 720, 30p/25p/24p, ? high/normal
    • 640 x 424, 30p/25p, ? high/normal
    • A frame rate of 30p (actual frame rate 29.97 fps) is available when NTSC is selected for video mode; 25p is available when PAL is selected for video mode; Actual frame rate when 24p is selected is 23.976 fps
  • File format: MOV
  • Video compression: H.264/MPEG-4 Advanced Video Coding
  • Audio recording format: Linear PCM
  • Audio recording device: Built-in monaural or external stereo microphone; sensitivity adjustable


  • Monitor: 7.5-cm/3-in., approx. 921k-dot (VGA), vari-angle low-temperature polysilicon TFT LCD with 170°viewing angle, approx. 100% frame coverage, and brightness adjustment


  • Playback: Full-frame and thumbnail (4, 9 or 72 images or calendar) playback with playback zoom, movie playback, slide show, histogram display, highlights, auto image rotation and image comment (up to 36 characters)


  • USB: Hi-Speed USB
  • Video output: NTSC, PAL
  • HDMI output: Type C mini-pin HDMI connector
  • Accessory terminal:
    • Remote Cord MC-DC2 (available separately)
    • GPS Unit GP-1 (available separately)
  • Audio input: Stereo mini-pin jack (3.5-mm diameter)

Supported Languages

  • Supported languages: Arabic, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish

Power Source

  • Battery: One Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL14
  • AC adapter: AC Adapter EH-5a/5b; requires Power Connector EP-5A (available separately)

Tripod Socket

  • Tripod socket: 1/4 in. (ISO 1222)

Operating Environment

  • Temperature: 0 to 40°C/32 to 104°F
  • Humidity: Less than 85% (no condensation)

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Width: 5.0"
  • Height: 3.8"
  • Depth: 3.1"

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit: 1.4 lbs
  • Shipping: 5 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): One Year Parts And Labor


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Key Features
16.2 MP DX-Format CMOS Sensor/ 3-Inch Horizontal Swing-Out Vari-Angle LCD Monitor/ Full 1080p HD Movies With Full Time Autofocus/ 4 FPS Continuous Shooting/ Wide Sensitivity Range Of ISO 100 To 6400/ Fast And Accurate 11-Point AF System/ Special Effects Mode That Enables Various Creative Effects/ High Dynamic Range/ Live View Shooting Function/ 16 Options Of Scene Modes/ Black Finish
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Red Eye ReductionYes
Self Timer Delay20 Sec. to 2 Sec.
Effective Pixels16.2 Megapixels
Records VideoYes
Records HD VideoYes
Height (inches)3.8"
Width (inches)5.0"
Depth (inches)3.1"
Optical ZoomApprox. 0.78 x (50 mm f/1.4 lens at infinity, -1.0
Built-In FlashYes
Image StabilizationYes
LCD Screen Size (inches)3.0"
LCD TypeHorizontal swing-out, vari-angle LCD
Red-Eye ReductionYes
Self TimerYes
Shutter Speed1/4000 to 30 s in steps of 1/3 or 1/2 EV
Storage MediaSD, SDHC, SDXC
Power SourceOne Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL14
White BalanceAuto, incandescent, fluorescent (7 types), direct sunlight, flash, cloudy, shade, preset manual, all except preset manual with fine tuning


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