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Old September 16th, 2004, 07:52 AM   #1
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Nikon D2X's are coming . . .

Nikon has announced the D2X, a 12.4 MP dSLR.
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Old September 16th, 2004, 10:46 AM   #2
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Ive been waiting for the D2X for awhile now. Im hoping it will retire my medium format! Lets hope it doesnt carry a price tag like the 1DS which price hasnt dropped much, if any, since its release date.


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Old September 16th, 2004, 11:04 AM   #3
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Its rumored the street price will be over $5000.
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Old September 16th, 2004, 01:51 PM   #4
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Also, the F6 has bean announced as well, which is replacing both the F5 and F100. The D2X is supposed to be $4000Us when it first hits stores.
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Old September 16th, 2004, 02:05 PM   #6
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Nikon hasn't announced pricing, but several sites (Rob Galbraith, DP Review) are reporting a $5000 plus street price when it ships after the first of the year.
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Old September 16th, 2004, 02:13 PM   #7
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My source is right below Nikon it self. I have known these specs since yesterday morning.
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Old September 16th, 2004, 02:36 PM   #8
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If that's correct, that'll be great news for Nikon shooters.
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Old September 16th, 2004, 06:12 PM   #9
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Those Nikon shooters will have to anxiously await for another 4 months before they start shipping these puppies.
At least thats what I read.
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Old September 16th, 2004, 06:39 PM   #10
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Yes, Nikon is only saying delivery will be after the first of the year.
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Old September 16th, 2004, 07:44 PM   #11
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NOT A FULL FRAME SENSOR!

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I read the D2X is NOT a full frame sensor. Also, im not a fan of CMOS sensors :(

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Old September 16th, 2004, 07:57 PM   #12
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Nikon is maintaining the 1.5x crop factor with the new D2x. Nikon refers to it as the DX sensor. In order to cram 12+ million pixels into that small of a space, Nikon had to drastically reduce the pixel size. Smaller pixels mean higher noise levels and is rumored to be the reason the camera only has 800 ISO. The DX sensor is indeed a CMOS chip and this is Nikons first foray into this area. It wouldn't surprise me to see a number of firmware upgrades for this camera as Nikon attempts to deal with the idiosyncrasies of a CMOS chip for the first time.
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Old September 16th, 2004, 08:27 PM   #13
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Via the custom settings menu it is possible to boost the ISO up to an equivalent of 3200.
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Anyone hear about shipping dates yet?
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Old January 4th, 2005, 10:59 PM   #15
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It is due to be available February 25th of 2005 with a MSRP of $4995US. The expected street price will vary although should be in the ball park of $3900US.
Unless you have pre ordered the camera do not to expect to have one for a few months after the release date.

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